Calls of “help” and “over here” can be heard in the footage recorded by police officers who responded after much of the condominium complex in Surfside fell down, killing 98 people.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed a law banning mask mandates. Now he wants to unravel it, reflecting the dilemma for Republican governors across the South, where the health crisis has deepened.
Maxwell Berry, 22, of Norwalk, Ohio, punched a Frontier Airlines flight attendant and groped two others on a flight from Philadelphia to Miami, the authorities said.
The African house gecko, one of the most widely distributed invasive reptiles in the world, may have moved with the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
President Biden on Tuesday criticized the pandemic responses of Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas and Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida, and urged them to drop their opposition to mask mandates.
Además de la covid, cada vez hay más menores que contraen el virus respiratorio sincitial, que es muy contagioso y suele ser más habitual en invierno.
The man, who was one of six survivors of the capsizing that killed 13 people, said at a Coast Guard hearing that he broke a window with a fire extinguisher and was swept into sea.
For 65-year-old Rose Young, horseback riding was about finding a new joy. It was also her reward for surviving breast cancer.
A hearing officer for the National Labor Relations Board found that Amazon illegally discouraged organizing at an Alabama warehouse. The company can appeal to block a new election.
A group backed by undisclosed donors is targeting three Democratic prosecutors in Northern Virginia for recall campaigns in a test of what could be a national strategy in 2022.
When that word does not mean what you think it means.
The state is about a month away from its peak, according to an epidemiologist who tracks the virus there.
Erriyon Knighton broke Usain Bolt’s under-18 record in the 200 meters in May and surpassed Bolt’s under-20 record in June, and he beat reigning world champion Noah Lyles in two races at the Olympic trials.
Attempts to restrict how students are taught about racism in schools have multiplied, but some in the South are standing in defense of real history.
Four years after a white supremacist march, the Virginia city is reconsidering its housing and zoning rules.
An outbreak of respiratory syncytial virus, combined with growing Covid-19 pediatric cases, is straining hospital resources in some U.S. cities.
A survey of data from 10 states shows that more than one million doses have been lost because of spoilage, missed appointments and other problems.
Data from the C.D.C. shows that many people in states like Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri are now receiving their first doses. On Friday, more than 850,000 total shots were recorded in the U.S.
A federal eviction moratorium is scheduled to end on Saturday. Many tenants are packing up and facing an uncertain future.
Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order “protecting the rights of parents,” taking a strong position on masks in schools as cases surge there ahead of reopening.
Doctors and nurses in a Florida hospital thought the onslaught of coronavirus admissions had ended. Now they need more intensive care beds.
Lawrence Handley, 53, a business executive from Lafayette, La., pleaded guilty this week to three criminal charges after a plot to kidnap his estranged wife went badly awry.
Activists are pressing for Democrats to try again to bring up an elections overhaul bill, anticipating that Republicans would block it and intensify pressure to eliminate the filibuster.
Mitchell Taylor Button was accused of abuse, and his wife, Dusty Button, a dancer with a large Instagram following, was accused of participating in some of it but not named as a defendant.
By requesting a performance review of the top election official in the county, G.O.P. state legislators took the first step toward establishing partisan control over how elections are run in one of the state’s Democratic bastions.
The state’s attorney general is asking the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Battles can erupt over costly repairs essential for these buildings.
After the C.D.C. advised masking indoors in areas with high rates of Covid-19, some locales went back under mask mandates. But there was also defiance and hostility.
The department said that auditors could face criminal or civil penalties if they flouted elections laws.
La larga historia del restaurante de Miami con los manifestantes y juerguistas continúa con las recientes protestas que denuncian la escasez de alimentos y medicinas en Cuba.
Terry McKirchy was arrested after a grand jury in Broward County, Fla., indicted her in the 2019 death of Benjamin Dowling, who was severely disabled after his parents left him in her care in 1984.
Robert Aaron Long also faces four murder charges in a neighboring county, where the prosecutor is seeking the death penalty.
Reza Baluchi washed ashore on Saturday near St. Augustine, Fla., in a ‘‘hydro pod,” startling beachgoers with a homemade contraption that resembles a hamster wheel.
The Louisiana city, hobbled by two hurricanes, a winter storm and a flood, has struggled to translate sympathy into financial support. It is a challenge other cities could soon face.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms caused flash flooding across parts of the drought-stricken Southwest, causing many roads to be submerged under the floodwaters.
A relative of Estelle Hedaya, 54, said the authorities had identified her remains. The final death toll is 98.
The Miami restaurant’s long history for protesters and revelers continues, with recent demonstrations denouncing shortages of food and medicine in Cuba.
The Appalachian Beekeeping Collective sells honey and works to revive forests left scarred and abandoned by mines.
Facing deep mistrust stoked by rampant conspiracy theories, local health officials are fighting for influence when the only sure strategy for beating back the virus is getting more people vaccinated.
Mr. Moses developed a reputation for extraordinary calm in the face of violence as he helped to register thousands of voters and trained a generation of activists in Mississippi in the early 1960s.
There’s a special uneasiness unique to cities like New Orleans, highly dependent on close, in-person contact.
After months of remote learning, Zion Graham is in summer school. But can a six-week program make up for his lost year?
Her shift reflects how rank-and-file Republicans — even those who may disagree with him — have decided it is too perilous to openly challenge former President Donald J. Trump.
A city known for extraordinary architecture is coming to terms with intensifying storms, a rising sea and streets that flood with distressing regularity.
Phil Valentine is currently one of hundreds of Covid patients in Tennessee, which has seen a 77 percent increase in hospitalizations over the past two weeks.
Mark Herring had a fatal heart attack after the police swarmed his house after a fake emergency call. A Tennessee man was sentenced to five years in prison in connection with the episode.
Emmett Till’s cousin Ollie Gordon recalled him as a jokester who “loved to make people laugh” as she reflected on their childhood together ahead of what would have been his 80th birthday.
You know you have a good job when it lets you try a jetpack. But after 21 years of thrills at The Times, it’s time for my next adventure: the classroom.
Two weeks ago, a campaign to encourage public school students to get vaccinated was halted when Republican elected officials complained that parents should make the decisions.
The search at the collapse site in Surfside, Fla., was declared over on Friday, but the authorities are continuing to look through the relocated rubble for the remains of Estelle Hedaya, 54.
J. Thomas Manger said the brutal attack on Jan. 6 persuaded him to come out of retirement to try to help get the agency “where it needs to be.”
State officials removed the sculpture of confederate general and early Ku Klux Klan leader, Nathan Bedford Forrest, from the State Capitol in Nashville and sent it to the Tennessee State Museum.
Federal officials proposed the fines against four companies after finding that they could have prevented the deaths at the Foundation Food Group plant in Gainesville, Ga., in January.
The busts of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a slave trader and Confederate general, and two U.S. Navy admirals were removed on Friday and installed at the Tennessee State Museum.
A rapid rise in Covid-19 hospitalizations in parts of the country with lagging vaccination rates is causing alarm.
The president, trading his more serene presidential demeanor for a fiery campaign one, whipped up the crowd and sought to portray Mr. McAuliffe as a critical partner in a shared vision.
Convicted of killing a couple in 1985, Dennis Perry spent 20 years in prison before hair samples helped set him free. Now, the homicide charges against him have been dismissed.
The vaccines are effective at preventing serious illness and death, but they are not a golden shield against the coronavirus.
Top prospects at Peach Jam, one of the most important summer basketball tournaments, hoped to impress college scouts but have been sidelined by coronavirus cases.
A Dutch immigrant, he bought a plow horse for $80 in 1956 and named him Snowman. Two years later the pair won the show-jumping triple crown.
What we know about the team suspected in the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse — and whether they might have been duped.
The decision came in response to an American Civil Liberties Union challenge to a first-in-the-nation law enacted by Republican state legislators in April.
“This,” proclaimed an editorial in The Tampa Bay Times last week, “is what climate change smells like.”
The companies plan to begin offering the service this year, expanding later to Austin, Texas. A human will still be behind the wheel.
The law would have banned the procedure except to save the life of a pregnant woman in a medical emergency.
A group of Senate Democrats traveled to Atlanta on Monday to speak to voters who have faced challenges casting their ballots, in an effort to highlight the need for new federal voting rights protections.
“They were people who you had prayed with.” A congregation and its priest, their faith tested, focus on healing and remembering their lost parishioners.
The Biden administration said it would evacuate almost 2,500 Afghans who helped the U.S. government during the 20-year war and who now face reprisals from the Taliban to an Army base in Virginia, pending approval of their visas.
I just don’t get it.
The panel typically focuses on the Senate’s inner workings, but its chairwoman, Amy Klobuchar, is seeking to transform it into a major force on voting rights.
While much of the nation tiptoes toward normalcy, the coronavirus is again swamping hospitals in places like Mountain Home, in a rural county where fewer than one-third of residents are vaccinated.
Insurers were already skittish after losses from repeated hurricanes. The recent condo collapse has brought new insecurity. How long will Florida’s coast be insurable?
Julie Brown's "Perversion of Justice" is a reminder of how much local news matters.
Los edificios a lo largo de la costa de Miami encarnaron durante mucho tiempo la promesa de sol y prosperidad de Florida. Pero la catástrofe de Champlain Towers South ensombrece esa visión.
The giddy anticipation that real change might happen on the island is tempered by wariness, especially from older exiles, that this might be one more disappointment.
Los trabajadores que registran los escombros de una torre residencial de Florida catalogan los objetos personales que encuentran. Pero hacerlos llegar a sus legítimos propietarios podría ser complicado.
Readers urge Democrats to be more aggressive in preserving an essential part of democracy. Also: The Delta variant; Tennessee's rejection of science; artistic dreams; bad behavior at restaurants.
After nearly 15 years, the settlement may allow administrators to fund a trust outlined in the musician’s will that would finance the education of underprivileged children.
Critics said the pandemic would make the industry flee San Francisco and its southern neighbor, Silicon Valley. But tech can’t seem to quit its gravitational center.
Voter suppression efforts will only get worse.
Miami-Dade County authorities released recordings of nearly two dozen calls made after the South Florida building fell on June 24.
Workers searching the rubble of a Florida residential tower are cataloging the personal belongings they find. But getting them to their rightful owners could be complicated.
The death toll from the collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside last month increased as search-and-recovery workers discovered an additional body on Tuesday.
Officials in Surfside, Fla., now estimate that the total number of dead will be between 95 and 99 people.
The filing represents the latest twist in a monthslong fight over the resumption of cruises from Florida, where the governor has fought vaccine requirements.
Michelle Fiscus, that state’s immunization leader, was only the latest state public health official to depart amid the pandemic.
Mena Mark Hanna, who has studied colonialism in classical music, will be the first person of color to lead the renowned arts group in Charleston, S.C.
The podcast series “The Improvement Association” investigates the role that rumors and race play in a North Carolina county.
Questions are swirling over the arrest of a doctor with ties to Florida described as playing a central role in the death of Haiti’s president, Jovenel Moïse.
He served four terms, charmed voters with his escapades and survived a score of investigations before going to prison in 2002 for racketeering.
The high-rise condos along the Miami seashore long embodied the Florida dream of sunshine and prosperity. But the Champlain Towers South catastrophe is obscuring that vision.
The suspect is the third with U.S. ties to be held in the assassination of Haiti’s president.
An audio recording claimed to be of Martine Moïse, who was wounded in the attack that killed her husband, urged people to carry on his “battle.” But doubts were raised about the clip’s authenticity.
A deadly condo collapse in Florida has prompted a close look at other buildings. A luxury tower in Bal Harbour was deemed safe by an inspector but is spending $4.5 million in restoration.
An expert called upon after the 9/11 attacks and the Oklahoma City bombing is now examining the Champlain Towers North in Surfside, Fla., to discover why its sister building collapsed.
The statue was a focus of the deadly “Unite the Right” rally in 2017. The city removed it on Saturday along with a monument to Stonewall Jackson and a statue of Lewis & Clark and the Shoshone Indian Sacagawea.
Zaila, a 14-year-old from Harvey, La., won on the word “Murraya.” She became the first Black American to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee in almost 100 years of contests.
Black women suffer from reproductive politicking more than other women.
The two men maintained that the plot to kill President Jovenel Moïse had been planned intensively for a month, a judge involved with the investigation said.
Because the disaster happened in the middle of the night, many parents, children, grandparents and siblings were killed together.
The killings, discovered at Pinetree Country Club near Kennesaw, Ga., stunned the community.
Authorities in Surfside, Fla., hold a news conference after their first full day of recovery operations after transitioning from the search-and-rescue mission.
Martine Moïse, wife of the slain President Jovenel Moïse, was rushed to a hospital in Miami on Wednesday following the nighttime raid and attack on their home in Haiti.
Nobody had been found alive since immediately after the Florida building crumbled almost two weeks ago, killing at least 54. Still, officials had resisted abandoning the search-and-rescue effort.
Officials in Florida said after two weeks of searching for victims they would shift their focus to recovery efforts after assessing that no survivors would be found.
Sometimes, the trait that first drew you to your partner becomes the thing that annoys you most.
The order was based on the imminence of runoff elections scheduled for July 13 and was not a ruling on the merits of the case.
Elsa became the first major storm of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season to hit Florida’s mainland when it moved over Taylor County, southeast of Tallahassee, on Wednesday morning.
How one North Carolina class of 2020 made it through the launch that wasn’t — hurting, hustling and dreaming.
In some parts of the country, the first day of school is six or seven weeks away. It takes at least five weeks to get both doses of the Pfizer vaccine and have them be fully effective.
How would you like to live in the state of New York City?
Four days after a shooting on a golf course near Atlanta turned into a triple homicide, the gunman was still at large, and a motive still eluded the police.
Footage from over the weekend illustrated the ongoing investigation efforts from search-and-rescue teams into the missing residents of the Surfside Condominium, which collapsed more than a week ago.
After causing heavy rain and flooding in Cuba, Tropical Storm Elsa passed near the Florida Keys and was expected to approach hurricane strength before making landfall early Wednesday.
Las tareas de búsqueda se detuvieron debido a la posibilidad de otro derrumbe en la torre colapsada en Surfside, Florida, pero se reanudaron el lunes después de una demolición controlada.
The partial collapse of the Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Fla., has plunged older beachside condos and high-rise buildings like it into a swirl of apprehension.
Search efforts were paused because of fears of another collapse at the building in Surfside, Fla., but resumed on Monday after a controlled demolition.
In any household, the true master of hope is the family dog.
The first tropical storm of the 2021 season made its way through the Caribbean on Friday and was headed for Florida.
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.
The Lost Graves of Louisiana’s Enslaved People
Republican lawmakers in many states are passing laws that add new restrictions to voting and change how elections are run.
An ever-changing spit of sand on the Carolina coast is a haven for multitudes of shorebirds. But nature and humans threaten it.
See full results and maps from the Virginia primaries.
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.
The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.
Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas just signed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state. Here’s what else to know.
Depending on how the Supreme Court decides a Mississippi abortion case, access to legal abortion could be restricted in large parts of the country.
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.
Here’s what it looks like on the ground of the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby.
In The Improvement Association, we investigate the allegations swirling around Bladen County, N.C.
See full results and maps from the Louisiana special election.
Here’s what a recent trip through Miami International Airport looked like for a New York Times reporter.
New legislation passed by state Republicans creates an array of new restrictions and limits on voting. Here’s the full document.
The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.
Data from Idaho, Florida and other states offer a warning on “vaccine deserts.”
See full results and maps from the Louisiana special primary elections.
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.
The latest news and data from the team tracking the coronavirus.
Takeaways from a conversation on my podcast, Sway.
A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.
Despite the pandemic and an unusual winter storm, a group of New Orleanians set out to honor its traditions.
A look at this week’s news from the team tracking the coronavirus.