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Rachel Levine Responds to Rand Paul About Transgender Medicine

Rachel Levine Responds to Rand Paul...

Dr. Levine, President Biden’s nominee to be assistant secretary of health, stands...

White House Continues Its Fight For Tanden Confirmation

White House Continues Its Fight For...

Neera Tanden had been seen as a strong pick to serve as budget director, but her...

Former U.S. Gymnastics Coach Is Dead After Human Trafficking Charges

Former U.S. Gymnastics Coach Is Dead...

John Geddert died by suicide shortly after he was charged with two dozen counts,...

Florence Birdwell, Singing Teacher to Broadway Stars, Dies at 96

Florence Birdwell, Singing Teacher...

She was a tough yet empathetic voice professor at Oklahoma City University for 67...

Neera Tanden: First Cabinet-Level Casualty of the Twitter Age?

Neera Tanden: First Cabinet-Level Casualty...

Republicans have criticized her tweets, but Democrats say former President Donald...

Give Biden a Chance? On Covid Aid, Some Trump Voters Just Might

Give Biden a Chance? On Covid Aid,...

Republican leaders in Washington firmly oppose the president’s stimulus plan, but...

House Passes Sweeping Gay and Transgender Equality Legislation

House Passes Sweeping Gay and Transgender...

The bill, which was first passed by the Democratic-led House in 2019, faces a steep...

Mr. Potato Head Brand Goes Gender Neutral

Mr. Potato Head Brand Goes Gender Neutral

Hasbro is dropping the Mr. from the Mr. Potato Head brand name and logo “to promote...

Afghan Government Backs Repatriation of Guantánamo Detainee

Afghan Government Backs Repatriation...

Afghanistan has intervened in U.S. federal court seeking the return of an Afghan...

Loretta Whitfield, Creator of a Doll With a Difference, Dies at 79

Loretta Whitfield, Creator of a Doll...

In the 1980s, amid the craze for Cabbage Patch Kids, she and her husband came up...

After 10 Months at Sea, a Giant Carrier Returns to a Changed Nation

After 10 Months at Sea, a Giant Carrier...

A mounting pandemic death toll. A contested election. A riot at the Capitol. “The...

Militia Groups Want to ‘Blow Up the Capitol,’ a Police Chief Testifies

Militia Groups Want to ‘Blow Up the...

The acting chief of the force that protects the Capitol said security measures,...

Glitzy, Tragic and ‘Breathtakingly Selfish’: Female Con Artists Are Having a Moment

Glitzy, Tragic and ‘Breathtakingly...

From fake millionaires to the faux descendants of Nicholas II, the author of “Confident...

Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are Stolen and Dog Walker Is Shot

Lady Gaga’s Dogs Are Stolen and Dog...

The Los Angeles police said that two French bulldogs were taken Wednesday night...

Black Officers Gives Account of Capitol Riot

Black Officers Gives Account of Capitol...

“Black officers fought a different battle” on Jan. 6, said Capitol Police Officer...

Susan Feingold Dies at 95; Helped Give New York Children a Head Start

Susan Feingold Dies at 95; Helped Give...

Her Bloomingdale Family Program provided preschoolers with a haven where there hadn’t...

Nursing Home Deaths Plummet

Nursing Home Deaths Plummet

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Chief of Cherokee Nation Asks Jeep to Stop Using Tribe’s Name

Chief of Cherokee Nation Asks Jeep...

The carmaker that owns Jeep defended its use of the Native American tribe’s name...