1. The N.Y.P.D. Has Rejected Reform for Decades. It Can’t Anymore. Editorial, July 13

    New York is finally giving its Police Department the scrutiny it deserves.

  2. Big New Obstacle for Economic Recovery: Child Care Crisis Metro, July 10

    The decision to only reopen New York City’s public schools part time in September illustrates the looming threat to businesses.

  3. Occupy City Hall Struggles as Homeless Move In Metro, July 9

    Organizers said they were helping vulnerable people. But nearby residents said the camp had turned into an unruly — and at times violent — shantytown.

  4. N.Y.C. Paints ‘Black Lives Matter’ in Front of Trump Tower Metro, July 9

    The public art project is the latest battle in a feud between President Trump and Mayor Bill de Blasio.

  5. What N.Y.C. Schools Will Look Like in September Metro, July 9

    Schools are expected to partially reopen in the fall, with students in classrooms only a few days per week. But there's still a lot to figure out.

  6. State Attorney General Calls for Stripping N.Y.P.D. Control From Mayor Metro, July 8

    Citing police misconduct at protests, the attorney general said an independent panel should oversee the city police and hire the commissioner.

  7. N.Y.C. Schools, Nation’s Largest District, Will Not Fully Reopen in Fall Metro, July 8

    Classroom attendance in September will be limited to only one to three days a week in an effort to continue to curb the outbreak, the mayor said.

  8. What to Know About N.Y.C.’s Surge in Shootings Metro, July 7

    Over the weekend, 64 people were shot, with 10 dead. A surge of gun violence has shaken a city that was already on edge.

  9. New York City’s Biggest Decision: How to Safely Reopen Schools Metro, July 6

    The plan now emerging could have an enormous impact because the local economy may not fully recover until working parents can send children to school.

  10. N.Y.C. Reopening: Dog Runs and Manicures, but Still No Indoor Dining Metro, July 6

    The city took its narrowest reopening step yet as it welcomed the return of personal-care services and outdoor recreation spaces.

  11. ‘Free Again’: New Yorkers, Virus in Mind, Head Back to Their Beaches Metro, July 3

    Shorelines are finally open for swimming, but outbreaks across the country have given officials pause about the city’s wider reopening.

  12. In N.Y.C., Dining Remains Outdoors Only for Now Metro, July 2

    Mayor Bill de Blasio postponed indoor dining indefinitely, in response to reports of a surge of infections in other states. 

  13. Can the N.Y.P.D. Handle a $1 Billion Cut? Yes Op Ed, July 1

    Protests and a fiscal crisis shine a new light on the biggest Police Department budget in America.

  14. New York City Will Not Resume Indoor Dining, Says Mayor Video, July 1

    Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that New York City will not allow indoor dining next week as scheduled because of growing coronavirus outbreaks in other large states.

  15. N.Y.C.’s Budget and a Cut to N.Y.P.D. Funding, Explained Metro, July 1

    A city government reporter for The Times explains New York's grim fiscal reality, and the moves meant to placate calls to defund the police.

  16. Nearly $1 Billion Is Shifted From Police in Budget That Pleases No One Metro, June 30

    “We can’t allow folks from outside our community to lecture us about Black lives,” said a member of the New York City Council, opposing the N.Y.P.D. cuts.

  17. $1 Billion Is Shifted From N.Y.P.D. in a Budget That Pleases No One Metro, June 30

    “We can’t allow folks from outside our community to lecture us about Black lives,” said a City Council member, opposing the police cuts.

  18. Rethinking Indoor Dining in N.Y.C. Metro, June 30

    The start of indoor service was postponed in New Jersey, and Governor Cuomo said it could be delayed in the city, too.

  19. De Blasio and Council, Facing Fiscal Crisis Over Virus, Agree on Budget With Big Cuts Metro, June 29

    The mayor and City Council pared $1 billion in funding for the Police Department, but nearly half of that would come from budgetary sleight of hand.

  20. ‘There’s Going to Be More Demands’: What’s Next for N.Y. Protests Metro, June 29

    Marches, vigils and rallies have settled in as a part of the city’s daily life, one already disrupted by the pandemic.

  21. Mayor de Blasio, Bring Back Summer Jobs Op Ed, June 29

    There is still time, and it can be done safely. The economic and social payoff is totally worth it.

  22. Celebrating Pride in a Time of Protests and Pandemic Metro, June 29

    The 50th anniversary of the first Pride parade in the city was, because of the pandemic, a subdued affair. 

  23. Why the $6 Billion N.Y.P.D. Is Now a Target of ‘Defund the Police’ Metro, June 28

    The New York police have taken on a vast purview beyond crime fighting that includes schools and mental health. Officials are now rethinking that.

  24. Many Students Will Be in Classrooms Only Part of the Week This Fall National, June 26

    Some American school districts are beginning to announce hybrid schedules that include a mix of online and in-school learning, presenting a difficult challenge for working parents.

  25. 17 Rikers Guards Will Be Disciplined in Death of Transgender Woman Metro, June 26

    Correction officers failed to check on Layleen Polanco, 27, as she was having a fatal epileptic seizure in a solitary cell, an investigation found.

  26. N.Y.C. on Track to Enter Phase 3 of Reopening on July 6 Metro, June 26

    The phase allows for indoor dining and services like manicures and tattooing. The city's basketball courts, tennis courts and dog runs would also reopen.

  27. Pandemic May Force New York City to Lay Off 22,000 Workers Metro, June 24

    “We are running out of options here,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said, referring to the economic impact of the outbreak. “That is the blunt truth.”

  28. How N.Y.C. Plans to Crack Down on Illegal Fireworks Metro, June 24

    A task force will target the suppliers of the illegal fireworks that have been booming across the city for weeks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

  29. Gun Violence Spikes in N.Y.C., Intensifying Debate Over Policing Metro, June 23

    More than a dozen people have been fatally shot, including a teenager at her college graduation party and a clothing designer who was washing his car.

  30. Restaurant Dining Is Back, if You Can Find a Table Dining, June 23

    With outdoor service allowed again, our chief restaurant critic, Pete Wells, goes in search of his first sit-down restaurant meal since March.

  31. Why Was a Grim Report on Police-Involved Deaths Never Released? Op Ed, June 19

    A review shows that the number of people killed by police activity in New York is more than twice what has been reported.

  32. New York City Will Enter Next Phase of Reopening on Monday, Mayor Says Metro, June 18

    As many as 300,000 workers are expected to get back to work as outdoor dining, in-store shopping and office work resume.

  33. In N.Y.C., Haircuts and Outdoor Dining as Soon as Monday Metro, June 18

    The new level allows outdoor dining and some in-store shopping. Hair salons and  barbershops can restart if they enforce social distancing.

  34. Under Pressure on Policing, N.Y.C. Mayor Toughens Discipline Metro, June 17

    Mayor de Blasio said the city would put all police disciplinary records online and speed up the disciplinary process against officers accused of abuse.

  35. Trump and de Blasio: ‘Together, at the Wrong Time in History’ Politics, June 17

    The chief executives of the country and its biggest city have found themselves diminished as leaders, lacking the trust of the people they serve.

  36. New Yorkers Are Backsliding on Social Distancing Metro, June 16

    Many are disregarding rules, prompting state officials to threaten to reinstate restrictions to guard against another wave of coronavirus infections.