Trump Comments on Race Open Breach With C.E.O.s, Military and G.O.P.

By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, GLENN THRUSH and MAGGIE HABERMAN August 16, 2017 WASHINGTON — President Trump found himself increasingly isolated in a racial crisis of his own making on Wednesday, abandoned by the nation’s top business...

Suspect in Charlottesville Car Attack Is Denied Bail in Court Appearance

By JESS BIDGOOD August 14, 2017 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The man suspected of ramming his car into a crowd here, an attack that the authorities said left one person dead and 19 more injured, was denied bail during his first court appearance in a downtown...

Feature: What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity By JAY CASPIAN KANG August 9, 2017 By JAY CASPIAN KANG August 9, 2017 Pocono Pines, Pa., is a two-hour drive from New York City. After you...

The History of Affirmative Action

In the latest case involving affirmative action, the Justice Department is going to investigate possible discrimination against Asian-Americans in college admissions.

‘Everyone Deserves an Equal Chance to Get Into College’: Readers React

Readers debated race-based admissions policies after The New York Times reported that the Department of Justice may take on affirmative action in college admissions.