Adam Topper and Jordan Manekin were set up in 2019 by two women they call “the yentas,” and later married by Senator Cory Booker.
No senators distinguished themselves more during Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing than Booker, the face that looked most like Jackson’s.
President Biden’s signature ended more than 100 years of failed efforts by the federal government to specifically outlaw lynching.
Republicans’ hostile interrogation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and relentless re-litigating of past Supreme Court feuds marred a historic moment.
Republicans fired off an array of political attacks, and Democrats got through their biggest hurdle to swearing in the first Black woman on the Supreme Court.
The bill’s unanimous passage in the Senate ended more than a century of failed attempts to explicitly criminalize lynching.
Legislators have introduced a bill to honor their contribution with the Congressional Gold Medal.
Senators Cory Booker, Tim Scott and Raphael Warnock brought vastly different perspectives to proceedings that highlighted the Senate’s striking lack of diversity.
Wolves have thrived since returning to the Northern Rockies. Now they face relentless assault by hunters and trappers.
The judge, Zahid N. Quraishi of New Jersey, said after his selection by President Biden, “Candidly, I would prefer to be the hundredth, if not the thousandth.”
Just as a bipartisan deal was supposed to be emerging, a new proposal has sown discontent among Republicans and Democrats and divided law enforcement groups, raising doubts about a deal.
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act is languishing in Congress, but the White House is optimistic that legislative talks will help move it forward.
The N.C.A.A. is under scrutiny on Capitol Hill and at the Supreme Court. The pressure for college sports to change is bound to intensify.
In the mutual aid and stewardship of an earlier generation of American farmers, there might be hope for our own communities.
Patriotism in a time of division.
The network issued a correction and said it was looking into the matter, calling the interview a “deliberate hoax.”
A debt-relief program would be a step in repairing more than a century of discrimination by the Department of Agriculture.
Democrats unveiled a proposal to close a loophole in the Civil Rights Act of 1964 after a New York Times report on obstacles faced by customers.
A plan would set aside money at birth for children in most families, giving them a financial lift when they reach 18 and enter adulthood.
Capping off an odd, inventive TV convention, the nominee cast the election as a moral crusade and emotional journey.
A spike in positive coronavirus tests is prompting universities across college sports to acknowledge how precarious their plans are for a season.
Portraits and statues venerating Confederate leaders are an insult to freedom and democracy.
The senator discussed police mistreatment of black Americans in a Q. and A. with The Times. “You can’t be comfortable with this,” he said. “And it’s our comfort with it that has allowed it to fester.”
Elements of the package, to be unveiled on Monday by House and Senate Democrats, are certain to meet with opposition from police unions and their allies.
In a letter, they asked the Pentagon how the military is safeguarding troops and prisoners from an outbreak of Covid-19 given the base’s limited health care facilities.
Congress should enact a federal jobs guarantee.
When coronavirus cases rose in New Jersey, Matt Klapper, a former firefighter and ambulance crew chief, answered a call for retired medical workers to help out.
As Mr. Biden leads in the primaries, attention is growing on possible running mates for the 77-year-old Democrat. Here are several factors and names in the mix.