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In Florida’s Hot Political Climate, Some Faculty Have Had Enough

Liberal-leaning professors are leaving coveted jobs with tenure. And there are signs that recruiting scholars has become harder.

Man Suspected of Killing 3 Homeless Men in Los Angeles Is Arrested

Officials believe the man also killed a fourth person in San Dimas, Calif., after following the victim home. The killings happened within four days, authorities said.

The Plan to Save a California Island? Shoot All of the Deer.

For decades, nonnative animals have ravaged the rare habitat on Catalina. The proposed solution has infuriated local residents and animal lovers.

In and Out of the Courtroom, O’Connor Inspired a Generation of Women

The Supreme Court justice, who died at 93 on Friday, made a series of influential rulings and inspired women across a range of fields as she cemented her legacy.

DeSantis Says He Would Pass a Bill to ‘Supersede’ Obamacare

The comments from Florida’s governor on Sunday followed a similar statement by former President Donald J. Trump; Democrats have denounced their stances.

Atmospheric Rivers Will Bring Heavy Rain and Snow to Northwest

Three to seven inches of rain could drench parts of Washington and Oregon and more than a foot of snow could fall in areas of Idaho, Wyoming and Utah, forecasters said.

Estate of T. Rex Skeleton Landowner Is at the Center of Court Fight

The skeleton, which was found on a ranch in South Dakota in 1990 and later sold for more than $8 million, has been the subject of numerous legal challenges.

At Core of Purdue Pharma Case: Who Can Get Immunity in Settlements?

A broad ruling by the Supreme Court could mean the end of a strategy for resolving claims of mass injury in bankruptcy court in which organizations receive expansive legal protections.

‘Medical Freedom’ Activists Take Aim at New Target: Childhood Vaccine Mandates

Mississippi has long had high childhood immunization rates, but a federal judge has ordered the state to allow parents to opt out on religious grounds.

Upheaval Continues at DeSantis Super PAC as Another Top Official Departs

The firing of the new chief executive creates more uncertainty at the well-funded group that has played a key role in the Florida governor’s effort to win the Republican primary.

Trump’s Defense to Charge That He’s Anti-Democratic? Accuse Biden of It

Indicted over a plot to overturn an election and campaigning on promises to shatter democratic norms in a second term, Donald Trump wants voters to see Joe Biden as the bigger threat.

DeSantis Finishes His Iowa 99, Hoping for a Bump Against Trump

The Florida governor said his tour of all the state’s counties was evidence of his commitment to Iowa voters, even as he remained far behind Donald Trump in state polls.

George Santos Reveals One Truth: It’s Easy to Abuse Campaign Finance Laws

The newly ousted congressman, while an extreme case, illustrated the weaknesses of a system that relies on politicians to report their finances in good faith.

McCarthy Eyes Exit From House After Speakership Loss

The California Republican is still angry at his ouster and has struggled to acclimate. His colleagues expect him to retire, but he has taken his time deciding.

Sandra O’Connor’s Extraordinary Final Chapter

The Supreme Court justice found herself balancing conflicting demands of professional achievement and family expectations to the end.

Federal Judge Rejects Trump’s Immunity Claims in Election Case

The ruling is likely to spark a series of appeals that the former president’s lawyers hope will push the trial on election interference charges past the 2024 election.

Georgia County Signs Up to Use Voter Database Backed by Election Deniers

The decision ignores warnings from voting rights groups and some election experts.

DeSantis Takes Fight for Second Place to Nikki Haley’s Home State

After ignoring each other for much of the campaign, the two candidates now engage in near-daily attacks and have sparred with increasing intensity on the debate stage.

Paleoconservative or Moderate? Questions for Staffing the Next G.O.P. White House.

The Heritage Foundation asks applicants for a future Republican administration a series of questions about their ideology, showing the extent to which “America First” has shaped the modern G.O.P.

Inmate Stabbed Derek Chauvin 22 Times, U.S. Says

John Turscak, 52, has been charged with attempting to murder Mr. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who is serving more than two decades in prison for the murder of George Floyd.

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