What Happens if a Hurricane Hits During the Pandemic?

MIAMI — It’s deep into the summer and a massive hurricane looms off the Florida coast, threatening enormous destruction and widespread power blackouts. In normal times, in such a scenario, the orders would come down for millions of coastal residents: Evacuate. But in the middle of a pandemic, the most …

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Opinion | America Can Beat the Coronavirus

Thank you, Americans. That hasn’t been said nearly enough over these awful last few months. In this frightening and uncertain time, we’ve had to absorb many new and disconcerting concepts — from social distancing to flattening the curve to community transmission to case-fatality rates. We’ve been reminded repeatedly that we …

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Trump Sows Doubt on Voting. It Keeps Some People Up at Night.

WASHINGTON — In October, President Trump declares a state of emergency in major cities in battleground states, like Milwaukee and Detroit, banning polling places from opening. A week before the election, Attorney General William P. Barr announces a criminal investigation into the Democratic presidential nominee, Joseph R. Biden Jr. After …

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The Project Behind a Front Page Full of Names

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Instead of the articles, photographs or graphics that normally appear on the front page of The New York Times, on Sunday, there is just a list: a long, solemn list …

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Despite Coronavirus, Hong Kong Protesters Rally Against China

HONG KONG — Thousands of protesters swarmed some of Hong Kong’s busiest neighborhoods on Sunday, singing, chanting and erecting roadblocks of torn-up bricks and debris, as the police repeatedly fired tear gas, pepper spray and a water cannon during the city’s largest street mobilization in months. The protest, the first …

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