He Had a Dark Secret. It Changed His Best Friend’s Life.

Tin Chin and Mo Lin were inseparable at the homeless shelter. But one of the men wasn’t who he seemed to be.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-positive-happy, #brooklyn-nyc, #content-type-personal-profile, #friendship, #homeless-persons, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #manhattan-nyc

Senator Chris Murphy on the Bipartisan Gun Safety Deal

The lawmaker at the center of the effort explains how the proposal came together and what changes it would make.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #democratic-party, #gun-control, #mass-shootings, #murphy-christopher-scott, #newtown-conn-shooting-2012, #republican-party, #senate

Portraits of Grief From Uvalde

The lives touched by the killing of 21 people at an elementary school in a close-knit community.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-negative-tragedy, #education-k-12, #robb-elementary-school-uvalde-tex, #sacred-heart-catholic-church-uvalde-tex, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #uvalde-tex, #uvalde-tex-shooting-may-24-2022

What Really Caused the Baby Formula Shortage

The recent shutdown of one of the largest production plants in the United States has sent families scrambling to find essential food for their children.

#abbott-laboratories, #audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #bacteria, #food-and-drug-administration, #infant-formulas, #shortages

A Tactical Disaster for Russia’s Military

A failed crossing of the Donets River in eastern Ukraine led to heavy losses for Russian troops and rare criticism of the Kremlin’s war efforts.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #defense-and-military-forces, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #war-and-armed-conflicts

The Battle for Azovstal: A Soldier’s Story

The surrender of a steel plant in Mariupol gave Russia a rare victory but has already become a rallying cry for further resistance in Ukraine.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #defense-and-military-forces, #mariupol-ukraine, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine

The Sunday Read: ‘They Came to Help Migrants. Now, Europe Has Turned on Them.’

The legal ordeal of two aid workers shows that anti-migrant attitudes in Greece and across Europe have hardened to the point that such helpers have become political. targets.

#asylum-right-of, #audio-negative-sad, #europe, #immigration-and-emigration

Inside Ukraine’s Embattled Cities

Dispatches on two cities in Ukraine’s south that are surrounded by Russian forces and under attack.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-negative-tragedy, #defense-and-military-forces, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #war-and-armed-conflicts

On the Road With Ukraine’s Refugees

We report alongside Ukrainians making their escape from Russia’s increasingly brutal invasion.

#audio-negative-sad, #immigration-and-emigration, #kyiv-ukraine, #milan-italy, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russia, #ukraine

Why Russia Hasn’t Defeated Ukraine

A quick victory has eluded President Vladimir V. Putin, but now he is changing strategy.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #civilian-casualties, #defense-and-military-forces, #kyiv-ukraine, #politics-and-government, #putin-vladimir-v, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #war-and-armed-conflicts

In Ukraine, the Men Who Must Stay and Fight

As hundreds of thousands of citizens flee the Russian advance, the country’s government has ordered men ages 18 to 60 to remain.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-negative-tragedy, #defense-and-military-forces, #martial-law, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine

The Battle for Kyiv

Reporting from the Ukrainian capital as the once vibrant, bustling city is turned into a war zone.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-negative-tragedy, #defense-and-military-forces, #kyiv-ukraine, #putin-vladimir-v, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #united-states

Ukrainians’ Choice: Fight or Flee?

An exploration of the significance of Russia’s invasion and the decisions Ukrainians must now make.

#audio-negative-sad, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #war-and-armed-conflicts

‘Somebody’s Got to Save Us While We’re Saving Everybody Else’

Burned out and exasperated, many nurses are quitting the profession, leaving the U.S. health system with a critical shortage.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hospitals, #mississippi, #shortages

A #MeToo Moment Shakes Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox

An acclaimed religious children’s author was accused of abusing women and children. Then he killed himself, sending shock waves through the conservative community.

#metoo-movement, #audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #bnei-brak-israel, #books-and-literature, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #children-and-childhood, #israel, #orthodox-judaism, #rabbis, #sex-crimes, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts, #walder-chaim, #women-and-girls

The Sunday Read: ‘What if There’s No Such Thing as Closure?’

Many of us are taught that if we work hard enough we’ll be able to get over our losses. The social scientist Pauline Boss sees it differently.

#audio-negative-sad, #books-and-literature, #grief-emotion

An Economic Catastrophe in Afghanistan

The dire situation has prompted the United Nations to warn that the country is at risk of a “total breakdown.”

#audio-negative-sad, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #malnutrition, #united-states

‘Kids Are Dying. How Are These Sites Still Allowed?’

Inside the Times investigation into a web page that facilitates suicide, and why it has proved so difficult to shut down.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-negative-tragedy, #deaths-fatalities, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

Enslaved to a U.S. Founding Father, She Sought Freedom in France

Brought from America to Paris by John Jay, an enslaved woman named Abigail died there trying to win her liberty as the statesman negotiated the freedom of the new nation.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-immersive, #black-history-continued-2021, #black-people, #content-type-personal-profile, #jay-john, #martinique, #paris-france, #revolutionary-war-american-1775-83, #slavery-historical, #united-states

Why Do So Many Traffic Stops Go Wrong?

A Times investigation showed that hundreds of unarmed drivers and passengers died at the hands of the police in recent years.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #black-people, #police, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #wright-daunte-d-2021

‘They Don’t Understand That We’re Real People’

The new Texas abortion law — the country’s most restrictive — is already having an impact in the state and elsewhere.

#abortion, #audio-negative-sad, #oklahoma, #texas, #women-and-girls

Controlling Britney Spears

As a court prepares to rule on the future of the star’s conservatorship, we look at new details about how invasive the arrangement is and why so few people knew the full story.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #celebrities, #pop-and-rock-music, #spears-britney, #spears-jamie-1952

A Conversation With an Afghan General

We speak to a leader in the old administration’s forces about why he thinks the Taliban won and why he left in the middle of the fight.

#afghanistan, #afghanistan-war-2001, #audio-negative-sad, #defense-and-military-forces, #politics-and-government, #sadat-khoshal, #united-states, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

A Hidden Shame in Nursing Homes

A Times investigation suggests that strict rules on the use of antipsychotic drugs in elder care have a gaping loophole.

#audio-negative-sad, #bed-sores, #dementia, #elder-care, #nursing-homes, #south-carolina

Special Episode: What Does It Mean to ‘Never Forget’?

Twenty years after Sept. 11, a look at what we hold on to and what we choose to let go.

#al-qaeda, #audio-negative-sad, #memory, #new-york-city, #september-11-2001, #world-trade-center-manhattan-ny

‘I’m Part of Something That’s Really Evil’

The story of Terry Albury, an F.B.I. agent so disillusioned by the war on terror that he was willing to leak classified documents.

#albury-terry-j, #audio-negative-sad, #audio-neutral-informative, #classified-information-and-state-secrets, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #september-11-2001, #united-states

Twenty years after Sept. 11, a…

Twenty years after Sept. 11, a look at what we hold on to and what we choose to let go.

#audio-negative-sad, #audio-negative-tragedy, #audio-neutral-immersive, #emotions, #funerals-and-memorials, #ganci-peter-j, #grief-emotion, #memory, #pentagon-building, #september-11-2001, #terrorism, #world-trade-center-manhattan-ny