Jan. 6 Hearings Focus on Fox News Call That Made Trump’s Loss Clear

At Fox News, there was little drama over the decision to project Joseph R. Biden the winner of Arizona. But the relationship between Trump and the network was never the same.

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Murder Charge Dismissed Against Texas Woman in ‘Self-Induced Abortion’ Case

A district attorney said on Sunday that the woman “cannot and should not” be prosecuted.

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Woman in Texas Charged With Murder in Connection With ‘Self-Induced Abortion’

Whether the woman had the abortion or was aiding one was unclear.

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Woman Photographed After Russian Strike On Maternity Hospital Has Died

Her baby also died, the news organization said. The photo captured last week has become one of the defining images of human suffering in the war.

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Walter R. Mears, ‘Boys on the Bus’ Campaign Reporter, Dies at 87

He won a Pulitzer while reporting on politics for The Associated Press, and in an enduring 1973 book he epitomized the virtues of wire service journalism.

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How Do Election Results Work?

The process behind calling elections: how The Times will report live election results during the 2022 primary season.

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Greenwich Woman Who Secretly Made Videos of Children Pleads Guilty to Sex Crimes

Hadley Palmer, 53, pleaded guilty to making images of children in intimate situations at her home in Belle Haven, a wealthy Connecticut enclave. The court record was sealed over an A.P. reporter’s objection.

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John Vinocur, Foreign Correspondent and Editor, Dies at 81

After decades as a reporter for The A.P. and The Times, he became executive editor of The International Herald Tribune and a columnist on world affairs.

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DeSantis and the Media: (Not) a Love Story

The Florida governor and the mainstream press have had a rocky relationship that he has often worked to his advantage.

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Surprise! There’s No Voter Fraud. Again.

Voter fraud is a lie. New data proves what we’ve long known.

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Why a Pilot Is Under Investigation for Saying ‘Let’s Go Brandon’

His remarks went viral after he repeated the chant, which is understood to be code for swearing at President Biden, during a Southwest Airlines flight.

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How Frances Haugen Became a Power Player in the Facebook Leaks

In a time of mega-leaks, journalists’ sources have become power players. Frances Haugen, the former Facebook product manager who shared company documents, led a meticulous media rollout.

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Earthquake Kills at Least 20 in Pakistan

The 5.7 magnitude quake struck Thursday morning, while most people were asleep, and officials feared the toll may rise.

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The Associated Press Names a New Top Editor

Julie Pace, The A.P.’s Washington bureau chief, started out wanting to be an international correspondent. Now she has the top newsroom job.

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25-Year Sentence for Iowa Woman Who Drove Into Children Because of Their Race

Nicole Poole Franklin, 43 of Des Moines, was sentenced on two federal hate crime charges in connection with the 2019 attacks.

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Emily Wilder’s Firing at The A.P. Reminds Us of What We Didn’t Expect

A recent firing at The Associated Press is the latest example of the way in which our digital pasts are never far from the present, despite what early internet evangelists thought.

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Associated Press Begins Review of Social Media Policy After Emily Wilder Firing

The news agency known for unbiased journalism faces criticism from its own staff after a young news associate was dismissed.

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What Ronald Greene’s Death Reveals About Police Killings

The officers involved in Ronald Greene’s death aren’t just a few bad apples. It is the whole tree that is shading the truth.

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What We Know About Ronald Greene’s Death

The Louisiana State Police said Mr. Greene died in 2019 from crashing his S.U.V. during a police chase, but video footage shows troopers shocking, choking and beating him.

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Texas’ First Execution in Nearly a Year Had No Reporters Present

Quintin Jones, 41, had been convicted of killing a great-aunt and drew national attention when his relatives sought clemency.

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Texas Executes Quintin Jones Without Reporters Present

Quintin Jones, 41, had been convicted of killing a great-aunt and drew national attention when his relatives sought clemency.

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Footage Shows Louisiana Troopers Punching and Dragging Man Who Died

Body-camera footage obtained by The Associated Press showed Ronald Greene apologizing and screaming, “I’m scared,” as he was jolted with a stun gun after a high-speed chase in 2019.

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Washington Post Picks Sally Buzbee as Top Editor

After more than three decades at respected news service, Ms. Buzbee becomes the successor to the star editor Martin Baron.

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Recall of Kia Vehicles Comes With a Special Caution: Don’t Park in the Garage

A concern over fire risk for nearly 380,000 Kia Sportage and Cadenza vehicles is underscored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Lady Gaga’s Dog Walker Recalls Being Shot and Cradling ‘Guardian Angel’ Dog

Ryan Fischer wrote on Instagram about his “recovery from a very close call with death.”

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Manslaughter Charge for Officer Accused of Shooting Man in the Back

An Oklahoma City police sergeant fired three shots “unnecessarily” at a man “as he was running away,” officials said.

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Washington Post, Reuters and Los Angeles Times Search for New Top Editors

In an industrywide changing of the guard, other big newsroom jobs that have come open include the No. 1 slots at Vox, HuffPost and Wired.

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‘Murder the Media:” How The News Media Became a Target on Capitol Hill

“Murder the media” was scratched into a door of the Capitol. Violent protesters smashed equipment and punched a photographer.

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Myon Burrell Has Life Sentence Commuted by Minnesota

Mr. Burrell, who has maintained his innocence, was 16 when an 11-year-old was killed by a stray bullet. The case posed challenges for Senator Amy Klobuchar during her presidential campaign.

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SpaceX Crew Docks at the International Space Station

“Docking confirmed,” the company founded by Elon Musk announced Monday night.

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CNN Was First With the Call for Joe Biden. Fox News Went Last.

The news networks pledged restraint going into Election Day. They waited until a batch of Philadelphia votes came in on Saturday morning to make the projection.

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Why Has The Times Not Called Arizona?

Other outlets feel they’re sure, but we’re not certain enough about the votes that remain to be counted.

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In a Hot Election, the Cool-Headed Associated Press Takes Center Stage

At the end of a turbulent campaign, the global news organization has a big role to play, with 4,000 reporters collecting vote counts from county clerks in 50 states.

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An Arrest in Canada Casts a Shadow on a New York Times Star, and The Times

A top editor is now reviewing Rukmini Callimachi’s reporting on terrorism, which turned distant conflicts into accessible stories but drew criticism from colleagues.

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How the Media Could Get the Election Story Wrong

We may not know the results for days, and maybe weeks. So it’s time to rethink “election night.”

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Why We’re Capitalizing Black

The Times has changed its style on the term’s usage to better reflect a shared cultural identity. Here’s what led to that decision.

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President Trump Has Tools to Pressure China. Will He Use Them?

History will not be kind to those who did nothing to try to stop Beijing’s human rights abuses.

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The A.P. Apologizes for ‘Thought for Today’ From Jefferson Davis

The wire service, which serves more than 2,000 newspapers, published a quotation from the leader of the Confederacy on his birth date. It ran in dozens of papers.

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