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Rep. John Lewis was among the 13 original Freedom Riders, who were beaten and attacked — in one case, with a firebomb — ...
07/19/2020
Who Were the Freedom Riders?

Rep. John Lewis was among the 13 original Freedom Riders, who were beaten and attacked — in one case, with a firebomb — by white mobs and the KKK as they rode buses across the South, challenging the nation’s segregation laws.

Representative John Lewis was among the 13 original Freedom Riders, who encountered violence and resistance as they rode buses across the South, challenging the nation’s segregation laws.

“I’m very interested in the art going up and taking my child to visit it and discuss it,” said Sophia Dawson, an artist ...
07/19/2020
The ‘Black Lives Matter’ Street Art That Contain Multitudes

“I’m very interested in the art going up and taking my child to visit it and discuss it,” said Sophia Dawson, an artist who helped paint a "Black Lives Matter" mural in Lower Manhattan. “But I’m more interested in the tangible change that must come from this.”

The works in Harlem and Lower Manhattan are much more than a challenge to President Trump; they are opportunities for Black artists and community togetherness.

A statue honoring volunteers who fought for the Union during the Civil War was destroyed this week in Saratoga Springs, ...
07/19/2020
Someone Tore Down a Union Army Statue in Saratoga Springs. Why?

A statue honoring volunteers who fought for the Union during the Civil War was destroyed this week in Saratoga Springs, New York. Residents, and the police, are still trying to figure out why.

The monument in a New York park was dedicated to men who volunteered to fight for the Union during the Civil War. It is unclear who toppled it, and for what reason.

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, one of the most famous churches in the U.S., has long depended on tourists and office workers t...
07/19/2020
With Tourists Gone, St. Patrick’s Cathedral Pleads for Help

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, one of the most famous churches in the U.S., has long depended on tourists and office workers to fill its pews and collection plates. Now that Midtown Manhattan is largely deserted, it's struggling to pay bills.

The Manhattan landmark is struggling to pay its bills while the pandemic keeps visitors and Midtown workers away.

Wearing a mask? Our visual investigation reveals how Chinese companies are using Uighur labor from a controversial gover...
07/19/2020
Wearing a Mask? It May Come From China’s Controversial Labor Program

Wearing a mask? Our visual investigation reveals how Chinese companies are using Uighur labor from a controversial government program to produce PPE. Some of that equipment has made its way to the U.S. and around the world.

Our visual investigation reveals that several Chinese companies are using Uighur labor from a contentious government program to produce P.P.E. during the pandemic. We track some of that equipment to the U.S. and around the world.

The United Arab Emirates’ first Mars mission is set to launch Sunday afternoon at 5:58 p.m. ET. Here's how to watch.
07/19/2020
Emirates Mars Mission Launch: When to Watch

The United Arab Emirates’ first Mars mission is set to launch Sunday afternoon at 5:58 p.m. ET. Here's how to watch.

Lifting off from Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, it is the first of three missions headed to the red planet this summer.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city is "on the brink" of a new stay-at-home order. The spread of the virus in ...
07/19/2020
Los Angeles "On the Brink" Of New Stay-at-Home Order, Mayor Says

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said the city is "on the brink" of a new stay-at-home order. The spread of the virus in Southern California has been speeding up.

President Trump calls Dr. Anthony S. Fauci “a little bit of an alarmist.” The White House seeks to cut billions from Senate Republicans’ next relief bill.

Joe Biden is running a risk-averse campaign in states like Wisconsin, where a broad coalition of supporters is emerging....
07/19/2020
Why a ‘Do No Harm’ General Election Strategy Could Work for Joe Biden

Joe Biden is running a risk-averse campaign in states like Wisconsin, where a broad coalition of supporters is emerging. Even Republicans are noticing.

Mr. Biden is running a risk-averse campaign in states like Wisconsin, where a broad coalition of supporters is emerging. Even Republicans are noticing.

Trader Joe's says it is in the process of phasing out names like "Trader Ming’s" and "Trader José" that have appeared on...
07/19/2020
Petition Urges Trader Joe’s to Get Rid of ‘Racist Branding’

Trader Joe's says it is in the process of phasing out names like "Trader Ming’s" and "Trader José" that have appeared on its international food products.

The supermarket chain said it was in the process of phasing out names, including Trader Ming’s and Trader José, that have appeared on its international food products.

As President Trump ignores the coronavirus crisis, Republicans worried about angry voters and a rampaging disease are in...
07/19/2020
As Trump Ignores Virus Crisis, Republicans Start to Contradict Him

As President Trump ignores the coronavirus crisis, Republicans worried about angry voters and a rampaging disease are increasingly contradicting him.

President Trump continues to press for a quick return to life as usual, but Republicans who fear a rampaging disease and angry voters are increasingly going their own way.

07/19/2020
The New York Times Opinion Section

In The New York Times Opinion Section:

Why have other countries been able to control the coronavirus while it still rages throughout the United States? Here’s one theory.

In a combative interview with Fox News's Chris Wallace, President Trump made a string of false claims about his handling...
07/19/2020
Trump Leans Into False Virus Claims in Combative Fox News Interview

In a combative interview with Fox News's Chris Wallace, President Trump made a string of false claims about his handling of the coronavirus, election polls, and race and policing.

The president grew agitated as he was fact-checked on polling, race relations and the coronavirus response by Chris Wallace of Fox News.

Goya has fallen into a boiling pot of politics and anger, a strange turn of events for a company that has prided itself ...
07/19/2020
How Buying Beans Became a Political Statement

Goya has fallen into a boiling pot of politics and anger, a strange turn of events for a company that has prided itself on knowing its customers intimately.

The boycott and counter-boycott of Goya comes as the major political parties seek to energize Hispanic support ahead of the 2020 election.

"My hope is that our daughter is learning some healthy coping skills from both of our imperfect models." Two parents — J...
07/19/2020
How a Couple Got Each Other Through Cancer

"My hope is that our daughter is learning some healthy coping skills from both of our imperfect models." Two parents — Jessica St. Clair and Dan O’Brien — on getting each other through bouts of cancer.

What happens when the parents of a young daughter have consecutive bouts of cancer? They close ranks — and reach out.

The ashes of the writer Dorothy Parker may be disinterred when the NAACP moves its headquarters from Baltimore to Washin...
07/19/2020
Dorothy Parker’s Ashes Could Be Moved. Again.

The ashes of the writer Dorothy Parker may be disinterred when the NAACP moves its headquarters from Baltimore to Washington, D.C., putting the question of what to do with them up for debate again.

The writer’s ashes may be disinterred when the N.A.A.C.P. moves its headquarters to Washington from Baltimore. But where should they go?

Congressional leaders are trying to determine how to safely honor Rep. John Lewis, who was an icon of the civil rights m...
07/19/2020
Amid a Pandemic, Supporters Hope John Lewis Can Still Lie in State in the Capitol

Congressional leaders are trying to determine how to safely honor Rep. John Lewis, who was an icon of the civil rights movement. Some are pushing for him to lie in state in the Capitol, though the building remains closed to the public during the pandemic.

More than 40 people have lain in state in the Capitol after their deaths. Some in Congress want the civil rights icon and 17-term congressman to receive the honor, even as the building remains closed to the public.

“This is not where I expected to be in 2020, but it is exactly where I’m meant to be.” Roughly 20% of U.S. adults moved,...
07/19/2020
Teenage Angst, Revisited in Isolation

“This is not where I expected to be in 2020, but it is exactly where I’m meant to be.”

Roughly 20% of U.S. adults moved, or know someone who relocated permanently or temporarily, because of the pandemic, a recent survey found.

Those who moved back to their childhood bedrooms during quarantine are finding more than just N’Sync posters.

The Trump administration has balked at providing billions of dollars to fund coronavirus testing and federal health agen...
07/19/2020
Trump Administration Balks at Funding for Testing and C.D.C. in Virus Relief Bill

The Trump administration has balked at providing billions of dollars to fund coronavirus testing and federal health agencies as the virus surges across the U.S., complicating efforts to reach agreement on the next round of pandemic aid.

Senate Republicans were infuriated after the Trump administration objected to provisions in a draft proposal, including allocating $25 billion to testing and contact tracing.

Rep. John Lewis's death has renewed interest in renaming the bridge in Selma, Alabama, where he was beaten by state troo...
07/19/2020
Death of John Lewis Fuels Movement to Rename Edmund Pettus Bridge

Rep. John Lewis's death has renewed interest in renaming the bridge in Selma, Alabama, where he was beaten by state troopers while helping lead a Black voting rights march in 1965. The bridge is currently named after a Confederate general and KKK leader.

The bridge became a flash point on March 7, 1965, as protesters, led by Mr. Lewis and other civil rights leaders, were stopped and beaten by state troopers as they marched to Alabama’s capital.

President Trump called Dr. Anthony Fauci an "alarmist" in a Fox News interview that aired Sunday, the latest public crit...
07/19/2020
White House Looks to Cut Billions From Plan to Shore Up Testing

President Trump called Dr. Anthony Fauci an "alarmist" in a Fox News interview that aired Sunday, the latest public criticism from a White House that appears to be mounting a coordinated effort to discredit the country's top infectious disease expert.

Resistance to a funding proposal drafted by Senate Republicans added complications to talks about further relief measures. The F.D.A. issued emergency approval for group screening.

Roger Stone used a racial slur on a live radio show on Saturday while speaking with the host, Mo'Kelly, who is Black.
07/19/2020
Roger Stone Uses Racial Slur on Radio Show

Roger Stone used a racial slur on a live radio show on Saturday while speaking with the host, Mo'Kelly, who is Black.

Mr. Stone, while being questioned about the commutation of his sentence by President Trump, used a racial slur in referring to his interviewer, who is Black.

It’s natural and entirely harmless for young children to explore their bodies. But it’s also important for parents to se...
07/19/2020
Keeping Kids Curious About Their Bodies Without Shame

It’s natural and entirely harmless for young children to explore their bodies. But it’s also important for parents to set boundaries — here's how.

It’s natural and entirely harmless for young children to explore. But it’s also important for parents to set boundaries.

Some of Detroit’s most prominent Black leaders are backing a challenger to Rep. Rashida Tlaib in a contest that has put ...
07/19/2020
Race Takes Center Stage as Rashida Tlaib Faces Primary Challenge

Some of Detroit’s most prominent Black leaders are backing a challenger to Rep. Rashida Tlaib in a contest that has put key Democratic constituencies — Black Americans and the progressive left — on opposite sides of a race.

Some of Detroit’s most prominent Black leaders are backing a challenger to Ms. Tlaib, a Palestinian-American who has gained celebrity status since winning her seat in 2018.

News Analysis: "Americans are facing the same choice our ancestors did: We can listen to scientists and spend money to s...
07/19/2020
Mass Death Is Not Inevitable

News Analysis: "Americans are facing the same choice our ancestors did: We can listen to scientists and spend money to save lives, or we can watch our neighbors die,” Donald G. McNeil Jr., writes.

Some say we’re doomed. But science and public spending have saved us from pandemics worse than this one.

Almost everyone responds to the right exercise program, but the right exercise program can differ from person to person ...
07/19/2020
What’s the Best Exercise for You? Twins Can Provide an Answer

Almost everyone responds to the right exercise program, but the right exercise program can differ from person to person and is not genetics-dependent, according to a new study that involved twins.

Almost everyone responds to the right exercise program, but the right program is not genetics-dependent.

Drs. Nina Suda and Charles Murphy met as residents five years ago, and when he was told to quarantine because of the cor...
07/19/2020
Paired During a Medical Rotation, and Then in Life

Drs. Nina Suda and Charles Murphy met as residents five years ago, and when he was told to quarantine because of the coronavirus, she stood by his side — at a safe distance.

Drs. Nina Suda and Charles Murphy met as residents five years ago, and when he was told to quarantine because of the coronavirus, she stood by his side — at a safe distance.

The pandemic has wiped out the spring and summer wedding season in the Indian wedding industry, with many couples shifti...
07/19/2020
Unfamiliar Territory for Indian Bridal Industry

The pandemic has wiped out the spring and summer wedding season in the Indian wedding industry, with many couples shifting from lavish affairs to more intimate ceremonies at home.

From altering their production schedule to shifting to e-commerce, many Indian fashion brands are adapting in order to stay afloat during the pandemic.

Assa Traoré had long demanded justice for her half brother, Adama, who died in police custody. Now she's gaining promine...
07/19/2020
Fighting Discrimination, a French Woman Becomes a Champion of Men

Assa Traoré had long demanded justice for her half brother, Adama, who died in police custody. Now she's gaining prominence as the champion of all men who have been victims of discriminatory police violence in France.

Assa Traoré had long demanded justice for her half brother, Adama, who died in police custody. Now, she embodies France’s fight against discriminatory police violence.

“Watching the snails uncurl, julienning vegetables for their meals, I have ceased to lament the future the pandemic upen...
07/19/2020
I Didn’t Mean to Adopt a Dozen Pet Snails

“Watching the snails uncurl, julienning vegetables for their meals, I have ceased to lament the future the pandemic upended and have begun instead to find small raptures here, in the many-chambered present we inhabit,” Rebecca Giggs writes for The New York Times Magazine.

They aren’t very good companions. But the lockdowns forced us to bond.

A hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia, which will be Africa’s largest, is nearly complete. Egypt sees it as an “existential” t...
07/19/2020
As Seasonal Rains Fall, Dispute over Nile Dam Rushes Toward a Reckoning

A hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia, which will be Africa’s largest, is nearly complete. Egypt sees it as an “existential” threat.

After a decade of construction, the hydroelectric dam in Ethiopia, Africa’s largest, is nearly complete. But there’s still no agreement with Egypt, which calls the structure a national security threat.

Canada’s Tshiuetin railway line, the first to be owned and operated by First Nations people, is a symbol of reclamation ...
07/19/2020
Commuting, and Confronting History, on a Remote Canadian Railway

Canada’s Tshiuetin railway line, the first to be owned and operated by First Nations people, is a symbol of reclamation and defiance for those it serves.

The Tshiuetin line, the first railroad in North America owned and operated by First Nations people, is a symbol of reclamation and defiance for the communities it serves.

He was snatched from a luxury hotel in Hong Kong 3 years ago. Now, the business empire of Xiao Jianhua is being dismantl...
07/19/2020
China Is Dismantling the Empire of a Vanished Tycoon

He was snatched from a luxury hotel in Hong Kong 3 years ago. Now, the business empire of Xiao Jianhua is being dismantled by the authorities in Beijing.

Three years after Xiao Jianhua was snatched from a luxury hotel in Hong Kong, Beijing is making it clear that his style of freewheeling finance is a thing of the past.

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