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Remembering David Dinkins, NYC's Only Black Mayor
NYT, 24 Nov 2020
The first African-American mayor of New York spoke to The Times in 2013 about his rise to City Hall and his fall after criticism for his handling of racial violence in Brooklyn in 1991.
Why Does California Let Oil Wells Run Next to Elementary Schools? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 21 Nov 2020
California famously prides itself on environmental leadership — but what about when its lawmakers overlook problems in their own constituents’ backyards? It’s still legal to drill for oil there right next to schools and hospitals — despi...
Watch a Harrowing Escape in ‘Run’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 20 Nov 2020
A teenager’s bedroom becomes an escape room in the thriller “Run,” streaming on Hulu.
How Do U.S. Voters Feel After the Election? Still Divided. | 2020 Elections
NYT, 17 Nov 2020
In the days after the election, Times reporters went to four swing state counties with some of the tightest vote margins to see how people were feeling.
Watch a Soulful Musical Performance in ‘Jingle Jangle’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 14 Nov 2020
The Netflix holiday extravaganza “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey” provides plenty of seasonal razzle dazzle.
The Votes Are In. Now Comes the Wait. | 2020 Elections
NYT, 05 Nov 2020
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What Do U.S. Elections Look Like Abroad? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 03 Nov 2020
Turnout this election is projected to be the highest in a century, and voters are doing everything they can to make their voices count.
How U.S. Police Took a Hands-Off Approach to Armed Groups in 2020 | NYT - Visual Investigations
NYT, 03 Nov 2020
Armed groups showed up to scores of racial justice protests since May. Our video shows how police officers at times let them operate freely.
Trump’s Campaign Is Building an Army of Poll Watchers. What Can They Actually Do? | 2020 Elections
NYT, 02 Nov 2020
President Trump and his campaign have been calling for an army of poll watchers on Election Day.
How America Helped Stop Covid-19. Just Not in the U.S. | NYT Opinion
NYT, 30 Oct 2020
We’ve all heard how U.S. leadership failed its citizens with its pandemic response.
How America Bungled the Plague | NYT Opinion
NYT, 30 Sep 2020
A year ago, the United States was regarded as the country best prepared for a pandemic.
Why Voting in This U.S. Election Will Not Be Equal | 2020 Elections
NYT, 29 Sep 2020
The first episode of our four-part series, Stressed Election, focuses on voter suppression in Georgia, where a growing Black and Latino population is on the precipice of exercising its political voice, if they get the chance to vote.
I'm Not Alone. I Have My Cats. | Op-Docs
NYT, 24 Sep 2020
In Lasse Linder's "All Cats are Gray in the Dark," we enter the world of an older man living by himself in a small city in Switzerland.
I’m Trying to Topple Europe’s Last Dictator | NYT Opinion
NYT, 24 Sep 2020
In the video Op-Ed above, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya tells the story of her improbable rise from stay-at-home mom to revolutionary icon.
How an Oregon Wildfire Became One of the Most Destructive | Visual Investigations
NYT, 22 Sep 2020
The Almeda fire left a path of destruction as it tore through the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon.
Remembering Ruth Bader Ginsburg
NYT, 19 Sep 2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died. The second woman to serve on the Supreme Court, she had powerful opinions that made her a cultural icon.
How Tom Holland Seeks Revenge in ‘The Devil All the Time’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 18 Sep 2020
“You got time for a sinner?” That line from the vengeance-seeking Arvin Russell (Tom Holland) is delivered with a sense of both weariness and foreboding.
When Talking to Aliens Is Your Religion | Op-Docs
NYT, 17 Sep 2020
In the mid-1950s, an English taxi driver named George King claimed that he had received a directive from outer space.
Why You Should Care About TikTok | NYT Opinion
NYT, 15 Sep 2020
Maybe you first learned about TikTok when your kids tried to teach you the Toosie Slide, or when you came across a kinetic Charli D’Amelio video that got millions of likes.
This Doctor Wants to Humanize Death | Op-Docs
NYT, 11 Sep 2020
If losing a child to an illness is one of the worst things that can happen to a family, Dr.