Thursday, May 13, 2021
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The New York Times
Gov. Abbott, Please Save My Life | NYT Opinion
NYT, 10 May 2021
Quintin Jones, an inmate on death row in Texas, has nine days left to live. He admits to murdering his great-aunt in 1999.
What Happened When I Opened My Middle School Yearbook | Op-Docs
NYT, 07 May 2021
As I approach my late 20s, I find myself constantly swimming in thoughts about my future.
Inside a Young Migrant’s Family Separation Nightmare
NYT, 05 May 2021
This story, split between Guatemala and Florida, offers a firsthand look at the continuing trauma of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” separation policy.
Watch Michael B. Jordan Survive a Plane Crash in ‘Without Remorse’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 30 Apr 2021
A crashed plane is the setting for a centerpiece action sequence in the thriller “Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse,” which tells the origin story of the novelist’s popular character John Clark.
Inside the Daily Life of a Live Streaming Star in China | Op-Docs
NYT, 30 Apr 2021
Over the past year, as Covid-19 has severely limited our ability to interact with the world beyond our front door, livestreams have helped transport us to places we couldn’t visit, people we couldn’t see and events we couldn’t attend.
What Does U.S. Health Care Look Like Abroad? | NYT Opinion
NYT, 29 Apr 2021
Byzantine health plans. Impoverishing deductibles. Exorbitant drug costs. Soul-crushing surprises lurking in the fine print.
How ICE’s Mishandling of Covid-19 Fueled Outbreaks Around the Country | Coronavirus News
NYT, 27 Apr 2021
To date, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has reported over 12,000 virus cases.
From Rodney King to George Floyd: Inside 30 Years of America's Police Violence | NYT
NYT, 20 Apr 2021
The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer seen on video kneeling on George Floyd’s neck last May, is at the center of a national reckoning with race and policing.
Living With the Daunte Wright Protests at the Front Door
NYT, 20 Apr 2021
For the past several nights, Ebonie McMillan and her children watched in real time as protests over the death of Daunte Wright turned violent.
How Anthony Hopkins Inhabits ‘The Father’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 17 Apr 2021
A corridor. A cupboard. A caregiver. These may seem like innocuous elements in the domestic drama “The Father,” but when they change from one scene to another, they throw both the film’s lead character, Anthony (Anthony Hopkins), and the...
‘What About Us, Who Are Both Black and Blue?’ | NYT Opinion
NYT, 15 Apr 2021
This week, a veteran officer in Brooklyn Center, Minn., killed an unarmed man, claiming to have mistaken her gun for her Taser.
My Son's Yeshiva Is Breaking the Law | NYT Opinion
NYT, 13 Apr 2021
What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s not a common question for boys attending ultra-Orthodox yeshivas in New York.
Watch an Underwater Brawl in ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 02 Apr 2021
Godzilla enters the scene with a splash in this high-energy moment from the latest in the MonsterVerse franchise.
Inside the Battle Over George Floyd Square
NYT, 30 Mar 2021
The trial over George Floyd’s death is under way in Minneapolis. What to do with his memorial site has become a controversy of its own.
Watch a Family Build a New Life in America in ‘Minari’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 26 Mar 2021
America as a land of promise, a land of hardship or a land of fun? All three perspectives are seen in this opening sequence from “Minari,” Lee Isaac Chung’s drama about a Korean family that moves to Arkansas to build a fresh life in the ...
'Essential' Farmworkers Risk Infection and Deportation. Here's Why. | Coronavirus News
NYT, 26 Mar 2021
In California, undocumented farmworkers have been labeled essential by the government and prioritized for vaccines.
How a Mysterious Ship Helps North Korea Evade Oil Sanctions | Visual Investigations
NYT, 23 Mar 2021
Read the takeaways from our investigation: http://nyti.ms/3tKHpug We spent months reviewing ship-tracking data, corporate records and satellite imagery to uncover one way North Korea evades strict international sanctions.
How Police Tried — and Failed — To Stop Capitol Attackers | Visual Investigations
NYT, 22 Mar 2021
The Times obtained District of Columbia police radio communications and synchronized them with footage from the scene to show in real time how officers tried and failed to stop the attack on the U.S.
Will Beyoncé Win at the Grammys? Diary of a Song Discusses
NYT, 09 Mar 2021
Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa and more will face off Sunday at the Grammys for record of the year.
Watch Eddie Murphy’s Return to Queens in ‘Coming 2 America’ | Anatomy of a Scene
NYT, 06 Mar 2021
The best approach for directing a roomful of comedy giants? Let them laugh with each other long before saying “Action.” That’s the route the filmmaker Craig Brewer took for “Coming 2 America,” the sequel to the beloved 1988 hit starring ...