The New York Times

Forced From Kharkiv, Russian Troops Regroup and Dig In

PRUDYANKA, Ukraine — Ukrainian troops sat on a bench under the trees cracking jokes. One hopped on a bicycle and cycled off down the empty road. This was the safest part of Prudyanka, a village north of ...

Added May 21, 2022

C.D.C.’s Pandemic Team Will Surrender Some Responsibilities

Just weeks after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention began a comprehensive internal review with an eye toward restructuring, the agency’s director announced on Friday that the team that coordinated ...

Added May 20, 2022

Roger Angell, Who Wrote About Baseball With Passion, Dies at 101

Roger Angell, the elegant and thoughtful baseball writer who was widely considered among the best America has produced, died on Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 101.

Added May 20, 2022

Forced From Kharkiv, Russian Troops Regroup and Dig in

PRUDYANKA, Ukraine — Ukrainian troops sat on a bench under the trees cracking jokes. One hopped on a bicycle and cycled off down the empty road. This was the safest part of Prudyanka, a village north of ...

Added May 20, 2022

Forced Out of Kharkhiv, Russian Troops Regroup and Dig in

PRUDYANKA, Ukraine — Ukrainian troops sat on a bench under the trees cracking jokes. One hopped on a bicycle and cycled off down the empty road. This was the safest part of Prudyanka, a village north of ...

Added May 20, 2022

What Should I Do About a Friend’s Racist Figurines?

I have been friends for years with someone on the opposite end of the political spectrum. He is conservative, and I am liberal. I try to understand where he is coming from, though we differ on many issues ...

Added May 20, 2022

A Rising Texas Republican’s Advice for His Party: Update Your Look

CIBOLO, Texas — A Black conservative and a rising star in the Republican Party, Wesley Hunt is almost certain to be elected to Congress this fall in a majority-white district in and around Houston.

Added May 20, 2022

U.N. Human Rights Chief to Make First Trip to China Since 2005

GENEVA — Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations’ top human rights official, will next week visit China, including its troubled western region of Xinjiang, on a trip that rights activists say holds significant ...

Added May 20, 2022

On Race, Herschel Walker’s Offer of Absolution Divides Georgia Voters

MACON, Ga. — Herschel Walker, the former football star leading Georgia’s Republican primary for Senate, had a mixed message about racial issues for 70 or so supporters, mainly white, who came to hear his ...

Added May 20, 2022

After Campus Uproar, Princeton Proposes to Fire Tenured Professor

In July 2020, as social justice protests roiled the nation, Joshua Katz, a Princeton classics professor, wrote in a small influential journal that some faculty proposals to combat racism at Princeton would ...

Added May 20, 2022

Census Miscounted the Population of 14 States, a Review Shows

WASHINGTON — The 2020 census undercounted the population of six states and overcounted residents in eight others, the Census Bureau said on Thursday, a finding that highlighted the difficulties of conducting ...

Added May 19, 2022

University Must Reinstate Professor Who Tweeted About ‘Black Privilege’

The University of Central Florida must reinstate a longtime tenured professor who was fired after comments he made on Twitter were roundly condemned as racist following the murder of George Floyd, an arbitrator ...

Added May 19, 2022

Surviving the Siege of Kharkiv

How Ukrainians in a city 25 miles from the Russian border have forged a new wartime culture.

Added May 19, 2022

The End of Inevitable American Progress

I have been thinking quite a bit about 1996, when I was 16 years old and just starting to get interested in the progressive politics of my home state of North Carolina. Harvey Gantt, a Black Democrat ...

Added May 19, 2022

Census Likely Miscounted the Population of 14 States, a Review Finds

WASHINGTON — The 2020 census undercounted the population of six states and overcounted residents in eight others, the Census Bureau said on Thursday, a finding that highlighted the difficulties of conducting ...

Added May 19, 2022

Hochul Vows to Crack Down on Extremist Acts of Violence in New York

Days after a deadly mass shooting at a supermarket in Buffalo, Gov. Kathy Hochul on Wednesday took a series of aggressive steps to strengthen New York’s gun laws and to investigate the social media platforms ...

Added May 19, 2022

Racists Once Terrorized This Georgia County. Diversity Made It Prosper.

CUMMING, Ga. — In October 1912, after the raped and brutalized body of Mae Crow, a white 18-year-old, was laid to rest beside the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, the white men of Forsyth County went on ...

Added May 19, 2022

Racists Once Scoured This Georgia County. Now It Proves Racists Wrong.

CUMMING, Ga. — In October 1912, after the raped and brutalized body of Mae Crow, a white 18-year-old, was laid to rest beside the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, the white men of Forsyth County went on ...

Added May 19, 2022

In Georgia, a Brutal Version of ‘Replacement Theory,’ and Also Its Refutation

CUMMING, Ga. — In October 1912, after the raped and brutalized body of Mae Crow, a white 18-year-old, was laid to rest beside the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, the white men of Forsyth County went on ...

Added May 19, 2022

At Wells Fargo, a Quest to Increase Diversity Leads to Fake Job Interviews

Joe Bruno, a former executive in the wealth management division of Wells Fargo, had long been troubled by the way his unit handled certain job interviews.

Added May 19, 2022

What Oprah Winfrey Knows About American History That Tucker Carlson Doesn’t

In Buffalo this past weekend — as in El Paso, Pittsburgh, Charleston and Christchurch, New Zealand, before it — the “great replacement” conspiracy theory appears to have inspired another mass shooting ...

Added May 19, 2022

Hochul Moves to Fight Domestic Terrorism After Buffalo Shooting

Gov. Kathy Hochul of New York issued orders to strengthen the state’s “red-flag” gun law and target violent extremism online in the wake of a racist mass shooting that left 10 people dead in Buffalo.

Added May 18, 2022

The MAGA Formula Is Getting Darker and Darker

The chilling amalgam of Christian nationalism, white replacement theory and conspiratorial zeal — from QAnon to the “stolen” 2020 election — has attracted a substantial constituency in the United States ...

Added May 18, 2022

Over 75 Percent of Long Covid Patients Were Not Hospitalized for Initial Illness, Study Finds

It’s the most succinct and dispassionate name for long Covid: U09.9 — a medical diagnostic code created last year to allow doctors to document post-Covid conditions.

Added May 18, 2022

Trump Has Uncorked a ‘Toxic Blend of Extremist Orientations’

The chilling amalgam of Christian Nationalism, white replacement theory and conspiratorial zeal — from QAnon to the “stolen” 2020 election — has attracted a substantial constituency in the United States ...

Added May 18, 2022