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How Close Is the Pandemic’s End?

It’s been almost a year since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic. And...

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Can Bill Gates Vaccinate the World?

When the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Microsoft founder Bill Gates was the most powerful and provocative private...

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The $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Plan

The Senate is preparing to vote on another stimulus bill — the third of the pandemic. The bill has the...

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Texas After the Storm

Even as the cold has lifted and the ice has melted in Texas, the true depth of the devastation left by the...

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The Sunday Read: ‘Sigrid Johnson Was Black. A DNA Test Said She Wasn’t’

It all started when Sigrid E. Johnson was 62. She got a call from an old friend, asking her to participate in a study...

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Odessa, Part 1: The School Year Begins

Odessa is a four-part audio documentary series about one West Texas high school reopening during the pandemic —...

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Fate, Domestic Terrorism and the Nomination of Merrick Garland

Five years ago, Judge Merrick B. Garland became a high-profile casualty of Washington’s political dysfunction....

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When Covid Hit Nursing Homes, Part 2: ‘They’re Not Giving Us an Ending’

When the pandemic was bearing down on New York last March, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration issued a...

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When Covid Hit Nursing Homes, Part 1: ‘My Mother Died Alone’

When New York was the epicenter of the pandemic in the United States, Gov. Andrew Cuomo emerged as a singular, strong...

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The Legacy of Rush Limbaugh

The conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh died last week. He was 70. For decades, he broadcast mistrust and...

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The Sunday Read: ‘The Man Who Turned Credit Card Points Into an Empire’

In recent years, travel — cheap travel, specifically — has boomed. Like all booms it has its winners...

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Kids and Covid

The end of summer 2021 has been earmarked as the time by which most American adults will be vaccinated. But still...

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A Battle for the Soul of Rwanda

The story of how Paul Rusesabagina saved the lives of his hotel guests during the Rwandan genocide was immortalized...

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The Blackout in Texas

An intense winter storm has plunged Texas into darkness. The state’s electricity grid has failed in the face of...

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An Impeachment Manager on Trump’s Acquittal

There was a sense of fatalism going into former President Donald Trump’s second impeachment trial. Many felt...

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The Sunday Read: 'Who's Making All Those Scam Calls?'

The app Truecaller estimates that as many as 56 million Americans have fallen foul to scam calls, losing nearly $20...

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France, Islam and ‘Laïcité’

“Laïcité,” or secularism, the principle that separates religion from the state in France, has long...

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Homeless and Exploited

This episode contains descriptions of sexual violence.  Victor Rivera has framed his life story as one of redemption...

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What Will It Take to Reopen Schools?

Almost a year into the pandemic and the American education system remains severely disrupted. About half of children...

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A Guide to the (Latest) Impeachment Trial

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump will begin today. This time, the case against Mr....

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