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  1. An Unexpected Pandemic Consequence Frustrates Florida’s Biggest City U.S., Today

    Jacksonville is one of dozens of American cities that have struggled to pick up trash, yard waste and recycling amid a pandemic labor shortage.

  2. Remove a Confederate Statue? A Tennessee City Did This Instead. U.S., Today

    Some residents want the monument removed. In the meantime, Franklin, Tenn., erected a statue of a U.S. Colored Troops soldier, broadening the way the community memorializes the Civil War.

  3. Victims of Charlottesville Rally Argue the Violence Was Planned U.S., Today

    The civil trial that starts Monday will examine whether the far-right organizers had plotted to foment violence. They have countered that bloodshed stemmed from self-defense.

  4. Bye, Maryland? Lawmakers in 3 Counties Float a Plan to Secede From the State. U.S., October 22

    The proposal to join West Virginia seems destined to go nowhere. But it has tapped into deep-seated feelings of alienation in western Maryland, a mountainous panhandle wedged against the Mason-Dixon line.

  5. The Market for Single-Family Rentals Grows as Homeownership Wanes Real Estate, October 22

    House hunters are attracted to the hassle-free living and lack of down payments, but there’s a trade-off: They give up the investment of owning a home.

  6. The Irony in Glenn Youngkin’s Push for Early Voting in Virginia U.S., October 21

    Glenn Youngkin, the Republican nominee for governor, is encouraging early voting despite catering to the Trump base that believes the former president’s election conspiracies.

  7. ‘Ordinary Citizens’ Turned Rioters on Jan. 6 Opinion, October 21

    Readers react to an account of 90 seconds of violence at the Capitol. Also: Voting rights; Parler; the Jefferson statue; older drivers; filing cabinets.

  8. Amazon Workers on Staten Island Aim for Union Vote Technology, October 21

    The organizers say they will have enough signatures by Monday to file for an election with the National Labor Relations Board. The company is pushing back.

  9. How a Single Senator Derailed Biden’s Climate Plan The Daily, October 20

    The centerpiece of the president’s environmental agenda has fallen apart because of the objections of a single senator.

  10. A Show With Its Host City, New Orleans, as the Protagonist Arts, October 20

    The contemporary art triennial Prospect New Orleans looks at the city’s cyclical history of challenges.

  11. Fried Oysters Are Delicious. They’re Even Better at Home. Magazine, October 20

    They’re a seafood-shack favorite, but making them yourself can be an almost fine-dining experience.

  12. How Will Blue America Live With Covid? Opinion, October 20

    It can be the safety-above-all caricature that deep-red America has made of it, or it can leave the age of emergency behind.

  13. OSHA, citing Covid failures, moves to strip three states of workplace safety authority. Business, October 19

    The agency said Arizona, South Carolina and Utah had failed to adopt rules protecting workers from the coronavirus.

  14. In Virginia, a Test of Messages and Candidates Ahead of the Midterms U.S., October 19

    The tight governor’s race in Virginia is a proving ground for strategies that could help determine control of Congress next year.

  15. School District to Pay $25 Million to Parkland Shooting Victims U.S., October 19

    The settlement comes more than three years after the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., when 17 people were killed.

  16. Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ Dies at 95 Arts, October 19

    She played Deputy Barney Fife’s girlfriend on the long-running sitcom and was remembered by fans with fondness more than 50 years later.

  17. Christian Schools Boom in a Revolt Against Curriculum and Pandemic Rules U.S., October 19

    With public schools on the defensive, is this a blip or a ‘once-in-100-year moment for the growth of Christian education’?

  18. A New Showcase for the Story of Jews in the South Arts, October 19

    With thousands of artifacts, a New Orleans museum tells of a different immigrant experience, far from the cities of the North.

  19. University of North Carolina Can Keep Affirmative Action, Judge Rules U.S., October 18

    Students for Fair Admissions vowed to immediately appeal in a case that appears destined for the Supreme Court.

  20. Joe Manchin Versus West Virginia Opinion, October 18

    On climate and children, he’s hurting his own constituents.

  21. Jury Selection Begins in Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery’s Killing U.S., October 18

    Whether the three men accused in Mr. Arbery’s death were motived by racism will quite likely be a major theme in the case.

  22. Washington Metro Pulls Most Train Cars From Service After Derailment U.S., October 18

    The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority idled 748 Metro cars on Monday after one train derailed at least three times on Oct. 12, officials said.

  23. Video Shows Louisiana Sheriff’s Deputy Slamming Black Woman to the Ground U.S., October 18

    The A.C.L.U. said that the Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office had opened an investigation into the violent encounter. The woman was treated at a hospital, and no charges were filed against her.

  24. A Move to Rein In Cancer-Causing ‘Forever Chemicals’ Climate, October 18

    Michael Regan, the E.P.A. administrator, wants to limit a class of chemicals that has been linked to cancer and is found in everything from drinking water to furniture.

  25. As Rents Rise, So Do Pressures on People at Risk of Eviction U.S., October 18

    The end of the federal ban on evictions came amid soaring rents that make it harder for people to find new places to live.

  26. Hey Parler, My Blue City Isn’t Turning Red Opinion, October 18

    Nashville may be having an identity crisis. But our moral commitment to equality will never change.  

  27. As Trump Thunders About Last Election, Republicans Worry About the Next One U.S., October 17

    Donald Trump is the Republicans’ greatest asset in mobilizing voters. But some fret that his obsession with false claims about the 2020 election could cost the G.O.P. in 2022.

  28. Sister Megan Rice, Fierce Critic of U.S. Nuclear Arsenal, Dies at 91 Obituaries, October 17

    Arrested more than 40 times, she was best known for her role in the 2012 break-in at the Oak Ridge nuclear complex in Tennessee.

  29. As Manchin Blocks Climate Plan, His State Can’t Hold Back Floods Climate, October 17

    As the senator thwarts Democrats’ major push to reduce warming, new data shows West Virginia is more exposed to worsening floods than anywhere else in the country.

  30. In the Trial of Ahmaud Arbery’s Accused Killers, Unsettling Video Will Have a Starring Role U.S., October 17

    Three white men are charged in the death of Arbery, an unarmed Black man, in a coastal Georgia suburb. Jury selection begins on Monday.

  31. Glenn Youngkin Talks About Virginia. His Base Talks About Donald Trump. U.S., October 16

    Republicans in Virginia are saying what their nominee for governor will not: The governor’s race is a proxy for Mr. Trump’s grievances.

  32. In Senator Manchin’s Home State, Universal Pre-K Is Already a Reality Education, October 16

    A program in West Virginia, partially rolled out while Joe Manchin was governor, could be a model for the nation. But there were challenges, including the 10 years it took to establish.

  33. Behind the Scenes at a Conservative Rally Interactive, October 15

    Last week, I attended an event aimed at rallying Republicans behind Glenn Youngkin, the party’s nominee for governor in Virginia. But it was mostly about Donald J. Trump.

  34. Key to Biden’s Climate Agenda Likely to Be Cut Because of Manchin Opposition Climate, October 15

    The West Virginia Democrat told the White House he is firmly against a clean electricity program that is the muscle behind the president’s plan to battle climate change.

  35. A Home Built for the Next Pandemic Opinion, October 15

    A new Covid concept house pitches itself as empowering and feminist. Is it?

  36. Parkland School Shooting Suspect to Plead Guilty U.S., October 15

    The plea will include 17 counts of premeditated murder and 17 counts of attempted murder, a lawyer said, for one of the deadliest school shootings in U.S. history.

  37. The Great Supply Chain Disruption The Daily, October 15

    The supply chain crisis triggered by the pandemic was supposed to be over by now. It’s not.

  38. Terry McAuliffe’s Other Obstacle in Virginia Race: Democrats’ Apathy U.S., October 15

    Though the state is getting bluer, voters’ exhaustion is imperiling the former governor’s comeback attempt against his Republican rival, Glenn Youngkin.

  39. At Rallies, Trump Fans Wear Their Grievances U.S., October 14

    For some, it’s not enough to go to an event in the name of Donald J. Trump — their attendance also requires wearing something that embraces some of his political calling cards.

  40. Alex Murdaugh Charged With Swindling Sons of Dead Housekeeper U.S., October 14

    Mr. Murdaugh, the scion of a legal dynasty in South Carolina, is accused of pocketing about $2.8 million in settlement money that was supposed to go to the housekeeper’s family.

  41. Mississippi Threatens to Sue Brett Favre Over $828,000 U.S., October 13

    The former Green Bay Packers quarterback was among more than 10 people who received letters from the state auditor demanding repayment of tens of millions of dollars connected to an extensive welfare fraud scheme.

  42. Georgia’s University System Takes On Tenure U.S., October 13

    The Board of Regents has given its universities the power to fire tenured professors without faculty input. Now some fear that academic freedom is threatened, too.

  43. Why Many Black Americans Changed Their Minds About Covid Shots U.S., October 13

    Black Americans were once far less likely than white Americans to be vaccinated. But a wave of pro-vaccine campaigns and a surge of virus deaths have narrowed that gap, experts say.

  44. 2021 Has Been a Bad Year for Manatees Interactive, October 13

    Manatees in Florida have been dying at an alarming rate, with the state losing about 10 percent of its population in just a year.

  45. National Issues Dominate Ad Wars in Virginia Governor’s Race U.S., October 12

    In a governor’s race deemed a bellwether for the 2022 midterms, the battle between Terry McAuliffe and Glenn Youngkin has ignited over national cultural issues.

  46. The Unlikely Issue Shaping the Virginia Governor’s Race: Schools U.S., October 12

    Virginia Republicans in a tight governor’s race have been staging “Parents Matter” rallies and tapping into conservative anger over mandates and critical race theory.

  47. American and Southwest Airlines reject the Texas order banning vaccine mandates. Business, October 12

    “This does not change anything for American,” a spokeswoman said. When the airline introduced its mandate, it cited a presidential order that employees of government contractors be vaccinated.

  48. Gabrielle Petito Died From Strangulation, Coroner Says U.S., October 12

    The 22-year-old’s remains were found last month in a national forest in Wyoming, the F.B.I. said. The police continue to search for her fiancé, Brian Laundrie.

  49. John Yarmuth of Kentucky, House Budget Chairman, Announces Retirement U.S., October 12

    Mr. Yarmuth, the lone Democrat in his state’s congressional delegation and a key proponent of President Biden’s domestic agenda, said he would not seek re-election.

  50. Hundreds of Police Officers Have Died From Covid. Vaccines Remain a Hard Sell. U.S., October 12

    Far more law enforcement officers in the U.S. have died from Covid-19 than from any other work-related cause in 2020 and 2021. Even so, police unions are fighting vaccine mandates.

  51. Maryland Couple Accused of Selling Submarine Secrets Appear in Court U.S., October 12

    Jonathan and Diana Toebbe face life in prison if convicted on the charges. Prosecutors, saying they are flight risks, are seeking to keep them in detention.

  52. High-End Design Comes to the Fish Tank Real Estate, October 12

    Luxury home aquariums now can rival installations at public aquariums in size and scale, and they come with hefty price tags.

  53. Is Child Care a Public Responsibility? The Daily, October 12

    Democrats believe the system is broken — and they have a proposal for fixing it.

  54. Unsolved Murdaugh Murders Expose Years of South Carolina Mysteries U.S., October 12

    Alex Murdaugh, the powerful lawyer who asked a handyman to kill him, had a spectacular fall from grace. Five people in his family’s orbit have died in recent years, and investigators are looking for connections.

  55. A Martial Arts Star Is Criticized for His Handling of Abuse Cases Sports, October 12

    Roberto Abreu, known as Cyborg, has acknowledged missteps in the way he responded to sexual abuse allegations in his Brazilian jiu-jitsu organization.

  56. Louisiana State Police Did Not Discover Trooper Had Been Killed for Half a Day U.S., October 11

    Master Trooper Adam Gaubert of the Louisiana State Police was found dead in his car more than 12 hours after he was ambushed on Saturday, the authorities said.

  57. Miami Will Fire Police Chief Who Likened Leaders to Cuban Dictators U.S., October 11

    The city manager decided to fire Chief Art Acevedo less than a year after announcing his high-profile hiring.

  58. Election Workers in Georgia Are Fired for Shredding Voter Registration Forms U.S., October 11

    The office was already under fire from Trump supporters, who passed sweeping legislation that could lead to a takeover by the Republican-controlled State Legislature.

  59. Florida City Sued Over Mural Depicting First Black Female Firefighter as White U.S., October 11

    Latosha Clemons, who rose to the rank of deputy fire chief in Boynton Beach, Fla., said the mural’s misrepresentation of her had caused her mental and emotional harm.

  60. 52 años en 11 días: un hijo moribundo halla a su padre en Español, October 11

    Después de luchar contra el cáncer durante años, a Sam Anthony se le acababa el tiempo. Entonces se armó de valor para enviar una carta que siempre había temido enviar.

  61. Severe Weather Sweeps Across Southern Plains, Producing at Least Two Tornadoes U.S., October 11

    Fast-moving storms damaged parts of a town and at least one school in northeastern Oklahoma, while severe weather forced the Texas state fair to close early and delayed an N.F.L. game in Kansas City.

  62. Which Towns Are Worth Saving? The Daily, October 11

    How the climate crisis is forcing Americans to ask a difficult question.

  63. How to Prevent the Worst Case Extinction Scenario Opinion, October 11

    People on both sides of the aisle can work together to prevent future calamities from unfolding.

  64. The Hot New Back-to-School Accessory? An Air Quality Monitor. Health, October 10

    Parents are sneaking carbon dioxide monitors into their children’s schools to determine whether the buildings are safe.

  65. When Child Care Costs Twice as Much as the Mortgage U.S., October 9

    President Biden’s social policy legislation aims to address a problem that weighs on many families — and the teachers and child care centers serving them.

  66. 52 Years in 11 Days: A Son, Facing Death, Finds His Father U.S., October 9

    After struggling with cancer for years, Sam Anthony was running out of time. Before he died, he found the courage to mail a letter that he had long been afraid to send.

  67. Florida’s Board of Education approves cutbacks to 8 school districts over mask mandates. World, October 8

    Thursday’s decision means that the districts could face cutbacks that are equal to their school board members’ salaries for requiring students and staff to wear masks.

  68. U.S. Holocaust Museums Are Updating Content and Context Arts, October 8

    Many organizations are now trying to reach wider and younger audiences, and to tackle topics beyond the Holocaust.

  69. Despite Hotspots, an Overall Decline in Cases Interactive, October 8

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus

  70. Heavy Rain Floods Parts of Alabama Video, October 7

    Slow-moving thunderstorms drenched parts of northern and central Alabama, flooding houses and stranding drivers in their cars. The heavy rains left at least four people dead, including a 4-year-old girl.

  71. Attack on Teacher May Have Been Inspired by Social Media Challenge, Police Say U.S., October 7

    Larrianna Jackson, 18, a student at Covington High School in Louisiana, is a facing a felony battery charge after she repeatedly punched a teacher, the authorities say.

  72. At Least 4 Dead in Alabama After Heavy Rains Flood the State U.S., October 7

    A child and three adults drowned in vehicles submerged in deep water after creeks swelled in the northeast and central counties, officials said.

  73. When It Costs $53,000 to Vote Opinion, October 7

    Outstanding fines prevent too many Floridians from voting.

  74. With Masks On or Off, Schools Try to Find the New Normal U.S., October 7

    Despite some turmoil, a vast majority of students have been in classrooms full-time and mostly uninterrupted this fall. Now, educators debate what’s next.

  75. Archaeologists Unearth Foundation of Historic Black Church Formed in 1776 U.S., October 7

    Since last year, archaeologists have been excavating the foundation of the First Baptist Church, one of the nation’s oldest Black churches, in Colonial Williamsburg.

  76. The Most Important Supreme Court Term in Decades The Daily, October 5

    The justices will soon take on some of the most divisive topics in the U.S. amid concern about how politicized the institution has become.

  77. What the Kidnapping of Daniel Boone’s Daughter Tells Us About Life on the Frontier Books, October 5

    “The Taking of Jemima Boone,” the first nonfiction book by the novelist Matthew Pearl, recounts a legendary abduction case that complicates our view of relations between settlers and Native Americans during westward expansion.

  78. Familias de mujeres y niñas desaparecidas buscan visibilidad para sus casos en Español, October 4

    Los medios y las autoridades invirtieron tiempo y recursos en encontrar a Gabrielle Petito. Su caso ha resaltado la falta de visibilidad de otras desapariciones, con frecuencia mujeres y niñas latinas, negras e indígenas.

  79. These Young Singers Still Carry the Torch of Black Freedom Opinion, October 4

    For 150 years, the Fisk Jubilee Singers have performed spirituals that saved a university and helped raise generations up from the bonds of slavery.

  80. Conservatives, Often Wary of Foreign Law, Look Abroad in Abortion Case U.S., October 4

    When the Supreme Court hears arguments this fall in a big abortion case from Mississippi, it will consider dueling accounts of international practices.

  81. 8 Places to Visit Along Virginia’s Blue Ridge Parkway Travel, October 3

    With an autumnal ombré and cooler temperatures, fall is prime time for journeying along this Appalachian Mountain roadway.

  82. Body Believed to Be Miya Marcano’s Is Found, Sheriff Says U.S., October 2

    Ms. Marcano, a 19-year-old college student in Orlando, Fla., was last seen on Sept. 24.

  83. Georgia Rolls, Building Its Playoff Hopes and Ending the Razorbacks’ Sports, October 2

    A top-10 matchup between the hedges in Athens looked like anything but.

  84. Authorities Searched Exhaustively for Gabrielle Petito. What About Others? U.S., September 30

    The news media was fascinated with the disappearance of Gabrielle Petito. But the families of many women who go missing, especially women of color, struggle for attention.

  85. Onstage, ‘Designing Women’ Sheds the Shoulder Pads, Not Its Politics Theater, September 29

    The hit sitcom, which ended in 1993, is back as play, premiering in Arkansas. But how do its laughs land in our more pointed political landscape?

  86. $1.8 Million Homes in Oklahoma, South Carolina and Tennessee Real Estate, September 29

    A Colonial Revival home in Oklahoma City, a historic single house in Charleston and a 1907 bungalow in Nashville.

  87. What You Get for $1.8 Million Slideshow, September 29

    A Colonial Revival home in Oklahoma City; a historic single house in Charleston, S.C.; and a 1907 bungalow in Nashville.

  88. What a U.S. Debt Default Would Look Like Business, September 29

    Market watchers are taking the once-unthinkable possibility seriously.

  89. Selling Homes Privately, via ‘Pocket Listings,’ Is on the Upswing Real Estate, September 29

    Some brokers say houses that are not posted publicly give buyers a chance to get into the market, others say the practice violates fair housing laws.

  90. In Atlanta, Fear of Violent Crime Creates Opportunity for a Polarizing Politician U.S., September 28

    Kasim Reed, the former mayor whose administration was marked by corruption scandals, is running for another term, promising to restore public safety.

  91. Bob Moore, an Architect of the Nashville Sound, Dies at 88 Arts, September 28

    He played bass on thousands of popular recordings, helping to create the uncluttered style that came to characterize the country music of the 1950s and ’60s.

  92. Suspect in Atlanta Spa Killings Pleads Not Guilty to 4 Counts of Murder U.S., September 28

    Robert Aaron Long pleaded guilty in July to four other murder charges and will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

  93. It’s Never Too Late to Publish a Debut Book and Score a Netflix Deal Style, September 28

    Jocelyn Nicole Johnson, at 50, is not the average age of a debut author. But the public school teacher describes herself as a “literary debutante” with the October publication of “My Monticello.”

  94. For Transgender Youth, Stigma Is Just One Barrier to Health Care Health, September 28

    Discrimination, delays and systemic hurdles prevent young trans people from reaching the care they need, a new study finds.

  95. Miami’s Embattled Top Cop Compared City Leaders to Cuban Dictators U.S., September 27

    Chief Art Acevedo was a flashy hire when he arrived in Miami six months ago. Now his job is in peril after a series of clashes with city commissioners.

  96. Ford Will Build 4 Factories in a Big Electric Vehicle Push Business, September 27

    The automaker and a supplier will spend $11.4 billion on three battery factories and a truck plant, creating 11,000 jobs.

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  98. ‘Every Day Is Frightening’: Working for the Top U.S. Employer Amid Covid Business, September 27

    As offices debate the merits and logistics of reopening, a parallel sphere of workers like Peter Naughton, a Walmart cashier, seem to inhabit another world. Often their jobs just got really hard.

  99. New Mexico health officials link misuse of ivermectin to two Covid-19 deaths. U.S., September 26

    Calls to poison control centers have soared across the country as misinformation spreads touting the anti-parasite drug as a Covid treatment.

  100. At Black-owned funeral homes, many staffers are burying their own colleagues. U.S., September 26

    “We mourn, we comfort, we are in pain, too,” said Hari P. Close, the president of the National Funeral Directors & Morticians Association.

  101. 8 Arrested in Fraternity Pledge’s Alcohol-Poisoning Death, Police Say U.S., September 25

    Adam Oakes, a 19-year-old student at Virginia Commonwealth University, died in February after being told to drink a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey, family members say.

  102. Two more federal judges rule against the Tennessee governor’s ban on mask mandates. U.S., September 25

    The rulings were the second and third the last two weeks to suspend Gov. Bill Lee’s executive order after parents sued, charging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.

  103. Democrats’ Spending Fight Carries High Stakes for Their Candidates U.S., September 25

    Failure of moderates and progressives to reach a deal would fuel Republican attacks on their competence — with consequences as soon as November in Virginia, and in the midterms next year.

  104. Declining Cases, New Hotspots and High Death Tolls Interactive, September 24

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus

  105. Joy in the Outdoors: Black History Continued Interactive, September 17

    Here are moments when readers found bliss outdoors, edited for length, and one memory from me.

  106. Map: Nicholas’s Path and Rainfall Interactive, September 14

    Maps showing the storm’s route as it hit Texas and brought heavy rain on a path toward Louisiana.

  107. Signs of Improvement in the Summer Surge Interactive, September 10

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  108. The Surfside Condo Was Flawed and Failing. Here’s a Look Inside. Interactive, September 1

    A Times investigation shows how faulty design and construction could have contributed to the collapse of the building in South Florida.

  109. How Record-Breaking Rainfall Flooded Middle Tennessee Interactive, August 25

    Maps show where an immense quantity of rain fell in Tennessee, unleashing devastating flash floods in a hilly rural area crisscrossed with rivers and creeks.

  110. Where the Racial Makeup of the U.S. Shifted in the Last Decade Interactive, August 12

    Maps show a rise in the share of people of color in nearly every county across the United States, as the nation records its first drop in the white population.

  111. Map: Tracking Tropical Storm Fred’s Path Interactive, August 11

    A map showing the storm’s path through the Caribbean as it heads toward the Gulf of Mexico, near Florida.

  112. Inside a Louisiana Hospital Battling the Delta Variant Interactive, August 9

    Like many hospitals in Louisiana, North Oaks Medical Center has been tested by a fourth wave of coronavirus cases.

  113. The Delta Variant Surges in the U.S. Interactive, August 6

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  114. Map: Tracking Tropical Storm Elsa’s Path Interactive, July 2

    The first tropical storm of the 2021 season made its way through the Caribbean on Friday and was headed for Florida.

  115. Floor by Floor, the Missing People and Lost Lives Near Miami Interactive, June 30

    At least half of the 135 apartments of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Fla., collapsed in the early hours of June 24. See the apartment locations of the victims and those still missing.

  116. The Lost Graves of Louisiana’s Enslaved People Interactive, June 27

    The Lost Graves of Louisiana’s Enslaved People

  117. How Voting Laws Are Changing in 5 States Interactive, June 22

    Republican lawmakers in many states are passing laws that add new restrictions to voting and change how elections are run.

  118. Leave This Wondrous Island to the Birds Interactive, June 19

    An ever-changing spit of sand on the Carolina coast is a haven for multitudes of shorebirds. But nature and humans threaten it.

  119. Virginia Primary Election Results Interactive, June 8

    See full results and maps from the Virginia primaries.

  120. Andrew Brown Jr. Shooting: Videos Cast Doubt on Police Use of Force Interactive, May 22

    A Times review of videos of Andrew Brown Jr.’s fatal shooting in North Carolina casts doubt on whether the use of lethal force was justified.

  121. Positive Trends in U.S. Virus Case Counts Interactive, May 21

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  122. A Texas Abortion Law, and the Fight Over Roe Interactive, May 19

    Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas just signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. Here’s what else to know.

  123. Where Abortion Access Would Decline if Roe v. Wade Were Overturned Interactive, May 18

    Depending on how the Supreme Court decides a Mississippi abortion case, access to legal abortion could be restricted in large parts of the country.

  124. Read the document: Plea Deal for Joel Greenberg Interactive, May 14

    The plea deal for Joel Greenberg, the onetime associate of Representative Matt Gaetz who had served as a tax collector in Seminole County, Fla., north of Orlando, until he was indicted in 2020.

  125. The Kentucky Derby Is Back, Without Crowding Interactive, April 30

    Here’s what it looks like on the ground of the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby.

  126. A True Story About Election Fraud Interactive, April 30

    In The Improvement Association, we investigate the allegations swirling around Bladen County, N.C.

  127. Louisiana Special Election Results 2021 Interactive, April 24

    See full results and maps from the Louisiana special election.

  128. What It’s Like to Fly Now Interactive, April 14

    Here’s what a recent trip through Miami International Airport looked like for a New York Times reporter.

  129. Full Text: Georgia’s Voting Law Interactive, April 1

    New legislation passed by state Republicans creates an array of new restrictions and limits on voting. Here’s the full document.

  130. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, March 26

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  131. Will We Struggle to Reach Herd Immunity? Interactive, March 26

    Data from Idaho, Florida and other states offer a warning on “vaccine deserts.”

  132. Louisiana Primary Election Results 2021 Interactive, March 20

    See full results and maps from the Louisiana special primary elections.

  133. Times Readers Reflect on the Atlanta Spa Shootings Interactive, March 17

    In hundreds of comments following the shooting deaths of eight people in the Atlanta-area, six of whom were of Asian descent, New York Times readers shared their fears and concerns.

  134. What to Know About the Virus This Week Interactive, March 5

    The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  135. Which States Does Stacey Abrams Think Will Turn Blue? Interactive, March 4

    Takeaways from a conversation on my podcast, Sway.

  136. The State of the Virus: East Coast Lags as U.S. Sees Sustained Progress Interactive, February 19

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  137. Far From Bourbon Street, A Mardi Gras Parade Marches On Interactive, February 18

    Despite the pandemic and an unusual winter storm, a group of New Orleanians set out to honor its traditions.

  138. The State of the Virus: Sustained Progress in Most States Interactive, February 12

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  139. The State of the Virus: Cases Decline, but Death Rates Are Still High Interactive, January 29

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  140. Grading Education in the Pandemic Interactive, January 25

    There are 13,000 school districts in the U.S. Here is how some are faring.

  141. The State of the Virus: Cases Begin to Drop Interactive, January 22

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  142. The State of the Virus This Week: A Milestone Looms Interactive, January 15

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  143. The State of the Virus This Week Interactive, January 8

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  144. Georgia Senate Runoff Election Results Interactive, January 5

    See full results and maps from the Georgia Senate runoff elections.

  145. Georgia Runoff Results: Loeffler vs. Warnock Interactive, January 5

    See full results and maps from the Georgia Senate runoff special election.

  146. Election Needles: Georgia Senate Runoffs Interactive, January 5

    Modeling the Senate runoff election results.

  147. Georgia Runoff Results: Perdue vs. Ossoff Interactive, January 5

    See full results and maps from the Georgia Senate runoff election.

  148. The State of the Virus Ahead of the Christmas Holiday Interactive, December 23

    A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.

  149. Mimi Jones Understood the Power of Public Resistance From a Young Age Interactive, December 23

    When she was 17, she leapt into a segregated Florida swimming pool — and landed on the front page.

  150. Cause of Life Interactive, December 20

    The more than 500,000 people we lost to the pandemic so far form a portrait of America. For this series of short films, we asked five people to celebrate the life of someone close to them.