1. Elvia Ramirez Dies at 17; Youngest Covid-19 Victim in North Dakota Obits, Today

    Her mother watched her heartbreaking downfall over three swift weeks, starting in mid-September, when Elvia began experiencing headaches.

  2. How Are Americans Catching the Virus? Increasingly, ‘They Have No Idea’ National, Today

    New outbreaks used to be traced back to crowded factories and rowdy bars. But now, the virus is so widespread not even health officials are able to keep up.

  3. Cut Off From the World Again, Australia Now Finds Silver Linings Foreign, Today

    After chafing against their isolation for so long, Australians these days are finding island life a privilege when pestilence lies beyond.

  4. When Parents Lose Their Jobs, Their Children Also Suffer. But Sometimes There’s a Consolation. Washington, Today

    The sudden increase of time with their children has reminded some low-income parents of what they have been missing. “It’s an odd silver lining, but it’s there,” says Jane Waldfogel, a professor at the Columbia School of Social Work.

  5. England Proposes Shutting Pubs, Restaurants and Most Shops as Virus Surges Foreign, Today

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet proposed the move on Saturday as medical experts warned that the virus would soon overwhelm hospitals if the government did not take draconian action.

  6. El turismo de Islandia se prepara para un regreso en Español, Today

    El país espera que cuando la gente reserve sus primeros vuelos pospandémicos al extranjero, Islandia sea la primera opción. También pretende aprender del pasado reciente, cuando el número de turistas se disparó.

  7. Russian Provinces Hit by a Second Wave of Coronavirus Foreign, Today

    Overall, Russia’s health care system is coping with a fall surge in cases, but bodies are piling up in overwhelmed regional hospitals and morgues.

  8. What if They Could Make the Pandemic Go Poof? Styles, Today

    The crisis facing magicians is unprecedented. “It’s a scary, scary time,” said one.

  9. Fights in Front of Fans Test Boxing’s Business in the Pandemic Era Sports, Today

    Gervonta Davis and Leo Santa Cruz will fight on pay-per-view and in front of fans at the Alamodome. Two weeks ago, another big fight was not sold separately for viewers, and did not allow paying spectators.

  10. ‘A Slow Killer’: Nursing Home Residents Wither in Isolation Forced by the Virus National, Yesterday

    Nursing homes set restrictions to lower risks, but Covid-19 has continued spreading in some homes, and residents are now grappling with consequences from isolation.

  11. Do Dunkin’ and Arby’s Go Together? Private Equity Group Bets $11 Billion They Do Business, Yesterday

    Inspire Brands, backed by Roark Capital, is assembling a portfolio of quick-service restaurant chains it thinks will withstand the pandemic.

  12. U.S. Coronavirus Cases Set New Record as Infections Soar National, Yesterday

    The previous record for most cases in a single day was set one day before amid a spiraling outbreak. Case levels reached highs in almost half the country.

  13. Glimmers of Hope for a Winter With Tropical Travel Foreign, Yesterday

    Canada’s public health experts are researching approaches to testing and quarantine that could make travel abroad more feasible.

  14. An Open Letter to Justin Turner and M.L.B. Sports, Yesterday

    Turner could not have been unaware of the pandemic’s severity when he insisted on celebrating his World Series win in close quarters with his Dodgers teammates. And Rob Manfred, baseball’s commissioner, can’t just blame one player.

  15. Cruise Ships Can Sail Again, With Strict Rules. Here’s What to Know. Travel, Yesterday

    Cruise companies must follow stringent health and safety protocols to be allowed to resume passenger excursions.

  16. Cruise Ships May Set Sail on Sunday, but Only With Crew Science, Yesterday

    The C.D.C. has issued a conditional order toward certifying companies that can prove they can protect passengers and crews from the coronavirus. Actual travel by sea is still a distant wish.

  17. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, Yesterday

    The U.S. recorded more than 500,000 new cases and counted its nine millionth case.

  18. The Daily: An Audio Guide to the Election Podcasts, Yesterday

    Join us on a sonic journey back through the presidential campaign in preparation for Election Day.

  19. The Daily: An Audio Guide to the Election Podcasts, Yesterday

    Join us on a sonic journey back through the presidential campaign in preparation for Election Day.

  20. The Daily: An Audio Guide to the Election Podcasts, Yesterday

    Join us on a sonic journey back through the presidential campaign in preparation for Election Day.

  21. Europe Risks a New Economic Downturn as Lockdowns Return Business, Yesterday

    Record quarterly growth inspires little joy as the threat of a double-dip recession looms.

  22. Masks Work. Really. We’ll Show You How. Interactive, Yesterday

    A visual journey through the microscopic world of the coronavirus shows how masks provide an important defense against transmission.

  23. Trump Mocks Laura Ingraham’s Face Mask During Rally Video, Yesterday

    President Trump called Laura Ingraham, a Fox News host, “politically correct” for wearing a mask during his rally in Michigan on Friday.

  24. Pandemic Grandparenting, Beyond the Dreary Video Calls Well, Yesterday

    Instead of stilted, office-style Zoom sessions, families can use digital connections in creative ways to foster more meaningful relationships, experts say.

  25. Enzo Mari, Industrial Designer Who Kept Things Simple, Dies at 88 Obits, Yesterday

    He railed against material excess, consumerism and fame, but made poetic and useful objects that influenced generations of designers. He died of the coronavirus.

  26. Peter Secchia, Confidant of Ford and Bush, Dies at 83 Obits, Yesterday

    He was a Republican fund-raiser from Michigan who became a White House regular and an ambassador to Italy. He died of Covid-19.

  27. Virus Hospitalizations Are Up in N.Y.C. But This Time, It’s Different. Metro, Yesterday

    Patients with serious cases are spending less time in the hospital on average and are less likely to be put on ventilators. Fewer are dying.

  28. Europe’s Locked Down, but Schools Are Open N Y T Now, Yesterday

    “We cannot and will not allow our children and young people’s futures to be another victim of this disease,” the Irish prime minister said.

  29. In Critical Wisconsin, the Fox Valley May Decide the State’s Winner Politics, Yesterday

    Many of Wisconsin’s swing voters live in and south of Green Bay, a region of old mill towns and farms burning with coronavirus infections and personality-driven politics.

  30. Pentagon Offers Little Rationale for Trucking Firm Bailout Washington, Yesterday

    A $700 million stimulus loan to YRC Worldwide has been the subject of an oversight inquiry.

  31. U.S. Says Virus Can’t be Controlled. China Aims to Prove It Wrong. Foreign, Yesterday

    China’s approach to keep Covid-19 at bay has helped restore confidence and allowed businesses to reopen. But it is a strategy steeped in authoritarianism.

  32. Reasons to Sign Up for a Health Savings Account Business, Yesterday

    The money grows tax free, and can act as a sort of 401(k) for future health needs if invested. But just 6 percent of account holders do invest the savings.

  33. Stressed About the Election? Don’t Take It Out on Your Investments Business, Yesterday

    It may be tempting, one economist says, to think that if your side wins, the economy will be all right. But no matter who wins, it may not be as good or as bad as you think.

  34. Will the Hardest-Hit Communities Get the Coronavirus Vaccine? Science, Yesterday

    A committee that advises the C.D.C.’s director is working on a plan to equitably distribute immunizations when they become available.

  35. Who Will Win Florida? What Polls Say About an Eternal Mystery Politics, Yesterday

    Joe Biden has cut into President Trump’s edge among suburbanites and older voters, but his support from Latino voters appears weaker than Hillary Clinton’s was.

  36. In Pandemic U.K., Brexit Is an Afterthought, as Is Trump Foreign, Yesterday

    British voters who opted in 2016 for leaving the European Union seem ready to move on from the president, who is widely disliked despite his cheerleading for that cause.

  37. Some Areas of N.Y.C. Are Getting a Lot More Testing. Guess Which Ones. Metropolitan, Yesterday

    Coronavirus tests are free, yet data show some wealthy neighborhoods are testing at nearly four times the rate of poor neighborhoods. Why?

  38. United States Records Its Worst Week Yet for Virus Cases Interactive, Yesterday

    Cases, hospitalizations and deaths across much of the country are the highest they have been during the pandemic.

  39. Is Halloween Canceled? Not Officially, but … Metro, Yesterday

    Trick-or-treating is allowed in the city, as long as it's outdoors, but spooky traditions will look far different during the pandemic.

  40. Weekly Health Quiz: Marijuana, Lullabies and Coronavirus Interactive, Yesterday

    Test your knowledge of this week’s health quiz.

  41. Why Blue Places Have Been Hit Harder Economically Than Red Ones Upshot, Yesterday

    The different mix of jobs is a big driver, but there are other factors, too.

  42. Where Cruise Ships Are Sent to Die Travel, Yesterday

    At a shipyard in Turkey, the boats, including some from Carnival’s Fantasy fleet, are being turned into scrap, even as the industry hopes to find a way to start sailing.

  43. The President Has Made Selfishness Our National Credo Op Ed, Yesterday

    Trump unleashed our inner Scrooge.

  44. New York Subway’s Pain Could Bring Riches for Bond Investors Business, Yesterday

    Riders and revenues are way down at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Its bonds look risky, but some investors are tempted.

  45. When Trick-or-Treating Is Scary, for Real Metro, Yesterday

    Some New Yorkers are trying to find a way to celebrate Halloween despite concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.

  46. The Friendships Trump Pulled Apart Op Ed, Yesterday

    His corrosiveness has caused friends to lose trust.

  47. Do Hospitals Value Everyone? This Winter, They Have a Chance to Prove It Op Ed, Yesterday

    We need a better system of transferring patients to ensure the best care during the next phase of the pandemic.

  48. These Are the Perks Companies Use to Get Workers Back to Their Offices Metro, Yesterday

    Free lunch. Discounted parking. Learning pods for children. Some New York City companies are offering incentives to workers who are required to return to the office.

  49. As virus cases rise across the U.S., records topple. World, Yesterday

  50. New Zealand’s Advance Preview of a Post-Virus World Foreign, Yesterday

    What it feels like to leave New York and land in a parallel universe of calm politics and good health.

  51. Trump and Biden Converge in Florida, an Elusive Prize Still Up for Grabs Politics, October 29

    The presidential rivals both appeared in Tampa, confronting their vulnerabilities and courting a range of voters, a clear sign that both see their political fortunes tied to the state.

  52. Coronavirus, Nice Attacks, U.S. Election: Your Friday Briefing N Y T Now, October 29

    Here’s what you need to know.

  53. Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence Tests Positive for the Coronavirus Sports, October 29

    The star quarterback, who will miss this weekend’s game against Boston College, said he had “relatively mild” symptoms.

  54. Lies, Damned Lies and Trump Rallies Op Ed, October 29

    Who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes?

  55. Holidays Must Look Different This Year. Lives Are at Stake. Editorial, October 29

    This year’s holiday season will be hard. But shared sacrifice will keep coronavirus outbreaks from spreading further.

  56. Choua Yang, Hmong Refugee and Educator, Dies at 53 Obits, October 29

    With her husband, she founded Prairie Seeds Academy in Minneapolis, a charter school centered on Hmong language, culture and heritage. She died of the coronavirus.

  57. The Voting Suppression Tipping Point Op Ed, October 29

    For years, Republicans have made it harder and harder for Americans to vote. Is that strategy backfiring?

  58. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, October 29

    Survival rates among Covid-19 patients are improving.

  59. Grocery sales and takeout tacos do well as pandemic drags on. Business, October 29

  60. For a High Risk-Mom, Halloween Feels Extra Tricky Parenting, October 29

    Another pandemic holiday means another impossible decision between my health and my children’s happiness.

  61. Slump in Air Travel Hindered Weather Forecasting, Study Shows Climate, October 29

    A decline in air traffic during the coronavirus pandemic sharply reduced the amount of data routinely collected by commercial airliners.

  62. Lingering Mail Problems Worry Voters in Final Week of Election Washington, October 29

    The Postal Service’s performance has not been as bad as initially feared, but handling of mail ballots has been inconsistent enough that some people are choosing to vote in person.

  63. U.S. Coronavirus Cases Surpass 9 Million With No End in Sight National, October 29

    Covid-19 cases are rapidly increasing in more than 20 states in a dangerous surge one governor described as an “urgent crisis.”

  64. Economy’s Big Rebound Leaves a Shortfall as Progress Slows Business, October 29

    Third-quarter growth set a record, fueled by federal assistance. But recent signs point to a loss of momentum in job gains and production.

  65. How Virus Politics Divided a Conservative Town in Wisconsin’s North Politics, October 29

    A lightly populated area in the critical swing state of Wisconsin serves as a microcosm for the way coronavirus politics is worsening partisan schisms across America.

  66. Schools Stay Open in Europe’s New Lockdowns, a Reversal From Spring Foreign, October 29

    Europe’s latest wave of restrictions to stop the spread of coronavirus have largely avoided closing schools. We take a look at why and how they are being kept open.

  67. Amid a Local Outbreak, a Historically Black University Cancels Basketball Season Sports, October 29

    The outlook has not been much better for basketball than football. “I wouldn’t use the word ‘disaster’ because that would be too light a term,” Seton Hall Coach Kevin Willard said.

  68. Get Your Hand Sanitizer Costume. Halloween Is Still Happening. Business, October 29

    Sales of Halloween outfits and decorations have been surprisingly strong this year, with some seeing the holiday as a last hurrah before winter and the pandemic send people back inside.

  69. Biden’s Call for ‘National Mask Mandate’ Gains Traction in Public Health Circles Washington, October 29

    A presidential order would almost certainly face a legal challenge. But if elected, Joseph R. Biden Jr. would have other levers at his disposal to make mask wearing a cultural norm.

  70. In M.L.S., the Pandemic Changes the Playoff Math Sports, October 29

    The coronavirus sidelined the Colorado Rapids for a month. Other teams missed games, too. How does a league fill a playoff field when not everyone got to play a full schedule?

  71. The U.S. is nearing 9 million virus cases, with no end in sight to the surge. U.S., October 29

  72. Gilead’s Covid-19 Drug Is Mediocre. It Will Be a Blockbuster Anyway. Business, October 29

    Gilead Sciences said Wednesday that remdesivir, which has been authorized for emergency use since the spring, brought in $873 million in revenues so far this year.

  73. The American Economy Was Hit by a Bus. It’s Healing, but Slowly. Upshot, October 29

    Why the G.D.P. numbers out today can mislead.

  74. Student Voting Surges Despite Efforts to Suppress It National, October 29

    The coronavirus pandemic and new requirements in Republican-led states created voting obstacles for college students this year. Yet youth participation appears to be on the rise.

  75. 40 Dead, Now 40 Laid Off: Inside a Nursing Home in Crisis Metropolitan, October 29

    They came to work when death counts were horrific and the risks enormous. Now they fear for their jobs. At one home, they agreed to speak out.

  76. As the West Stumbles, ‘Helmsman’ Xi Pushes an Ambitious Plan for China Foreign, October 29

    China’s leader emerged from a key Communist Party meeting newly emboldened, outlining a road map for the country for years to come. Some have warned of overreach.

  77. For Stock Markets, ‘an Unwelcome Déjà Vu Feeling’ Business, October 29

    Echoes of the past are spooking investors.

  78. What Turn Are We Really Rounding on the Virus? Politics, October 29

    The president leans into denial for his closing argument: This is your morning tip sheet.

  79. United will try testing passengers on New York-to-London flights. Business, October 29

    In a monthlong trial it hopes will build confidence in flying, the airline will offer rapid tests at Newark airport and only let those with negative results board.

  80. United will try testing passengers on New York-to-London flights. Business, October 29

    In a monthlong trial it hopes will build confidence in flying, the airline will offer rapid tests at Newark airport and only let those with negative results board.

  81. As Coronavirus Surges, Chastened Dutch Wonder, ‘What Happened to Us?’ Foreign, October 29

    They have long prided themselves on an efficient government, some say to the point of smugness. Ranking high in the rate of daily infections is forcing a reckoning.

  82. Celebrity Vetting and ‘Helping the President’ to Defeat Coronavirus Despair Washington, October 29

    In a letter to Alex M. Azar II, the health secretary, House Democrats detailed how a $265 million public relations campaign tried to bolster President Trump.

  83. Death Rates Have Dropped for Seriously Ill Covid Patients Science, October 29

    Survival rates have improved with medical advances and less crowded hospitals, studies say. But the latest record-breaking surge in infections could reverse the gains.

  84. Police Pin a Rise in Murders on an Unusual Suspect: Covid National, October 29

    Awash in new firearms, cities are drawing connections between the stresses of the coronavirus and a surge in homicides.

  85. Facing Gap in Pennsylvania, Trump Camp Tries to Make Voting Harder Politics, October 29

    Trailing in the polls, President Trump and his campaign are pursuing a three-pronged strategy that would effectively suppress the mail-in vote in the critical state of Pennsylvania.

  86. The Mystery of How Many Mothers Have Left Work Because of School Closings Business, October 29

    How one researcher arrived at a figure of more than a million and a half.

  87. Four Wasted Years Thinking About Donald Trump Op Ed, October 29

    How this president invaded our brains and destroyed American culture.

  88. Young and Jobless in Europe: ‘It’s Been Desperate’ Business, October 29

    The pandemic-induced jobs crisis has fallen disproportionately on generation Covid-19, and the effects may be long lasting.

  89. Rooster Kills Police Officer in Covid-19 Lockdown Raid Foreign, October 29

    The Philippine lieutenant was slashed by a razor-sharp spur attached to the bird’s leg during a raid on an illegal cockfighting den.

  90. Ultra-Orthodox Jews’ Greatest Strength Has Become Their Greatest Weakness Op Ed, October 29

    In Israel and the U.S., this isolated community is thriving. The coronavirus pandemic has shown why this may be its biggest problem.

  91. Cushnie, a Fashion Label That Broke Barriers, Is Closing Styles, October 29

    One of the most prominent Black-owned brands in American fashion said it could not survive the pandemic.

  92. Trump’s Closing Argument on Virus Clashes With Science, and Voters’ Lives Politics, October 28

    The president has continued to downplay the severity of the coronavirus and declare before largely maskless crowds that it is vanishing. The surge in new cases across the country says: Not so.

  93. Officials Warn of Cyberattacks on Hospitals as Virus Cases Spike Washington, October 28

    Government officials warned that hackers were seeking to hold American hospitals’ data hostage in exchange for ransom payments.

  94. Stocks Post Worst Day in 4 Months as Infections Rise Around the Globe Business, October 28

    The S&P 500 was down 3.5 percent after France and Germany announced new lockdown measures, an unwelcome reminder of the recovery’s fragility.

  95. Supreme Court Allows Longer Deadlines for Absentee Ballots in Pennsylvania and North Carolina Washington, October 28

    Republicans in both states opposed the extensions. Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who joined the court on Tuesday, did not participate in either case, saying she had not had time to fully review the briefs.

  96. M.L.B. Says Justin Turner Refused to Stay Off Field After Dodgers’ Win Sports, October 28

    “Turner’s decision to leave isolation and enter the field was wrong and put everyone he came in contact with at risk,” the league said in a statement.

  97. Trump’s Closing Argument on Virus Clashes With Science, and Voters’ Lives Politics, October 28

    The president has continued to downplay the severity of the coronavirus and declare before largely maskless crowds that it is vanishing. The surge in new cases across the country says: Not so.

  98. Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56, Leaving Nearly 300 in Quarantine Metro, October 28

    “This kind of blatant disregard for the well-being of others is not only extremely disappointing; it will not be tolerated,” a Long Island official said.

  99. Wedding and Birthday Party Infect 56, Leaving Nearly 300 in Quarantine Metro, October 28

    “This kind of blatant disregard for the well-being of others is not only extremely disappointing; it will not be tolerated,” a Long Island official said.

  100. Supreme Court Won’t Expedite Attempt to Halt Extension of Pennsylvania’s Deadline for Absentee Ballots U.S., October 28

    The court deadlocked last week in the same case, but Justice Amy Coney Barrett, who it was expected would cast a deciding vote, did not participate in the second request for review.

  101. Covid Relief for Nonprofits Letters, October 28

    “Nonprofits throughout the country and the millions of Americans who depend on them cannot wait until after the election for relief.” Also: Helping coal miners; how the use of pens can help learning.

  102. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, October 28

    France and Germany reimposed nationwide lockdowns as cases surge.

  103. ‘I Am a Proud Patriotic American,’ Harris Says at Rally Video, October 28

    Senator Kamala Harris, the Democratic vice-presidential nominee, campaigned in Tucson, Ariz., Wednesday, and criticized the White House’s handling of the coronavirus and pushed back on Republicans saying she is pressing a “socialist” agenda.

  104. France and Germany Lock Down as Second Coronavirus Wave Grows World, October 28

    The new steps are the toughest since the spring and follow added restrictions in Spain and Italy aimed at curbing the spread of the virus and easing the strain on hospitals.

  105. ‘The American People Deserve So Much Better Than This,’ Biden Says Video, October 28

    On Wednesday, Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic nominee for president, addressed President Trump’s rally he held in Nebraska that left his supporters standing out in the cold for hours.

  106. How Memory Maps Fashion’s Future Weekend, October 28

    In celebrating the Met’s 150th anniversary, Andrew Bolton of the museum’s Costume Institute could not have designed a better show for this strange, complicated moment.

  107. Virus-Stricken Wisconsin Cancels Nebraska Game Sports, October 28

    The Big Ten football schedule did not leave any room for rescheduling games upended by the coronavirus.

  108. Biden’s Limited Campaign Schedule: Wise Tactic or Misguided Gamble? Politics, October 28

    Joe Biden is counting on voters to view him as a safe and steady alternative to a president who regularly dismisses virus precautions. But his measured campaign pace may be scrutinized if he loses.

  109. M.T.A. Slashes in Service Could Erase 450,000 Jobs Metro, October 28

    A new report found that service cuts could cost the New York metropolitan area 450,000 jobs by 2022, resulting in $50 billion in lost earnings.

  110. K.G.B. Museum Closes; Lipstick Gun and Other Spy Relics Go on Sale Culture, October 28

    A Lithuanian collector is shutting his espionage museum in Manhattan after less than two years, citing the pandemic.

  111. People Are Still Having Sex. So Why Are S.T.D. Rates Dropping? Science, October 28

    Public health officials believe many cases are going undetected as clinics close during the pandemic and testing supplies are diverted to coronavirus screening.

  112. So You Think You Can Run a Dance Cardio Business Styles, October 28

    Anna Kaiser, the founder of AKT, sold her brand to Xponential Fitness before the pandemic. Now she wants it back.

  113. So You Think You Can Run a Dance Cardio Business Style, October 28

    Anna Kaiser, the founder of AKT, sold her brand to Xponential Fitness before the pandemic. Now she wants it back.

  114. New York’s School Reopening is Not Proceeding as Planned N Y T Now, October 28

    Just 26 percent of students have attended any in-person class.

  115. Social Security Seemed Like a Future Problem. The Virus Changed That. Business, October 28

    Even before the pandemic, Social Security’s finances were under growing pressure. The next president and Congress will play a crucial role in what happens next.

  116. ‘I can never do enough’: I.C.U. workers record their anguish as the coronavirus surges. National, October 28

  117. Some college towns that were virus hot spots are cooling down. U.S., October 28

  118. Michelangelo Pistoletto Endures. Even Covid Couldn’t Stop Him. Culture, October 28

    His career covers more than 60 years, ranging from Pop to Arte Povera. A New York gallery has mounted a rare show of his work.

  119. 10 Classical Concerts to Stream in November Culture, October 28

    Highlights include Philip Glass at the Metropolitan Opera, the Seattle Symphony and the pianist Vicky Chow.

  120. The Hardest Fight to Have With Your Teen Parenting, October 28

    It’s rough for adolescents during the pandemic. Here’s what they’re going through, and how you can help.

  121. Looking Back on Baseball’s Silent Season Magazine, October 28

    Empty stadiums, player protests and Covid-19 outbreaks shook up the sport. Maybe that’s a good thing.

  122. N.J’s Largest City Shuts Down Again as Virus Cases Surge Metro, October 28

    Newark required nonessential businesses to close indoor operations beginning at 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Salons may open by appointment only.

  123. Welcome Home! Now Go Straight to Quarantine (or Not) Travel, October 28

    Some cities put international travelers under strict observation for signs of coronavirus infection. Others barely notice when they land. Dispatches from seven arrival halls.

  124. How the Surging Virus Has Crashed Into Campaigning in Every Imaginable Way National, October 28

    The coronavirus pandemic is Issue No. 1, and it’s transformed everything about how this election season has played out.

  125. N.Y.C. Poll Workers: Young, Engaged and Tired of Their Apartments Metropolitan, October 28

    Many see the job as their civic duty, especially during a pandemic.

  126. How to Run a Race in a Time of Surging Coronavirus Well, October 28

    Runners must decide whether we feel comfortable racing in-person and, if so, how we can best protect ourselves and others.

  127. How America Helped Defeat the Coronavirus* Op Ed, October 28

    *Just not in the United States.

  128. ‘You’re Out of Your Mind if You Think I’m Ever Going Back to School’ Op Ed, October 28

    When learning is virtual, Black parents can watch for unfair treatment.

  129. Using the Law to Fight Epidemics, for Better and Worse Books, October 28

    In “American Contagions,” John Fabian Witt writes about how jurisprudence has influenced public health, from promoting the social good to compounding existing inequalities.

  130. How America Helped Defeat the Coronavirus* Video, October 28

    Just not in the U.S.

  131. The Lockdown That Felt Like It Might Last Forever Has Finally Ended Foreign, October 28

    Melbourne, Australia’s second-largest city, emerged from its 111-day hibernation with a mix of euphoria and caution.

  132. A 46 percent spike in Covid-19 patients strains the capacities of hospitals in the U.S. World, October 28

  133. U.S. reports a record number of cases in the past week, as the Trump administration says it is ending the pandemic. World, October 28

  134. Canada’s Game Struggles to Return. And to Still Look Like Hockey. Sports, October 28

    Because of concerns about the coronavirus, two of the three top junior leagues have yet to start their seasons. One of them may be allowed to resume only if it bans body checking.

  135. As Tanzania Votes, Many See Democracy Itself on the Ballot Foreign, October 28

    The Tanzanian president is nicknamed “the Bulldozer,” and he has brooked little dissent as he seeks a second term.

  136. Kavanaugh’s Opinion in Wisconsin Voting Case Raises Alarms Among Democrats Washington, October 27

    The Supreme Court justice’s suggestion that ballots arriving after Election Day could “flip the results” left voting rights activists concerned about how the court might rule in postelection fights.

  137. Dodgers’ Justin Turner Was Pulled From Game 6 After Positive Virus Test Sports, October 28

    After leaving the game, which the Dodgers won to clinch the World Series, Turner was allowed to return to the field for postgame celebrations.

  138. Hospitals Are Reeling Under a 46 Percent Spike in Covid-19 Patients National, October 27

    The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus has climbed significantly from a month ago, straining cities that have fewer resources to weather the surges.

  139. Thieves Steal 6 Million Medical Gloves From Florida Supplier Express, October 27

    The gloves were headed for hospitals battling the pandemic.

  140. California Tax Revolt Faces a Retreat, 40 Years Later Business, October 27

    Proposition 13 in 1978 curbed property tax increases. Now voters may strip protection for commercial buildings, helping hard-hit local budgets.

  141. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, October 27

    Hospitalizations are on the rise, straining cities that have fewer resources to weather the surges.

  142. U.S. reports more than 500,000 cases in a week, a record, as the Trump administration says it ended the pandemic. Live, October 27

  143. The Year in Misinformation, So Far Business, October 27

    Dubious stories about George Soros, Ukraine and vote-by-mail have spread widely on social media this year, and we may just be warming up.

  144. Crowd Chants ‘Lock Her Up’ After Trump Lashes Out at Whitmer Video, October 27

    President Trump lashed out at Michigan’s governor, Gretchen Whitmer, during his rally in Lansing, Mich. Tuesday criticizing her for imposing too many restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  145. Britain’s Health Workers Face 2nd Virus Wave, but This Time With Less Support Foreign, October 27

    Public backing for the efforts of the country’s health service is eroding amid a lack of a clear government policy to deal with the pandemic, many medical workers say.

  146. Sharon Hunt, Teacher for a Quarter-Century, Dies at 65 Obits, October 27

    After a career in the classroom, she died before she could spend her first retirement check. Her battle with Covid-19 taught family and friends a lesson in fortitude.

  147. Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Studies Showing Waning Coronavirus Antibodies Science, October 27

    Experts say it’s normal for levels of antibodies to drop after clearing an infection, and that they represent just one arm of the immune response against a virus.

  148. Pfizer C.E.O. All but Rules Out Vaccine Before Election Day Science, October 27

    Pfizer’s C.E.O. said on Tuesday that much-anticipated results from its vaccine trial would not be coming this month, after all.

  149. The Art of Holding On, Letting Go and Learning to Golf Op Ed, October 27

    My grandfather devoted hours of his life to the game, and now I can see why.

  150. Pfizer C.E.O. All but Rules Out Vaccine Before Election Day Science, October 27

    Pfizer’s C.E.O. said on Tuesday that much-anticipated results from its vaccine trial would not be coming this month, after all.