With the rapid rise of body cameras comes new questions of transparency and trust for law enforcement and communities. A four-part video series.
Published Jan. 6, 2017 on NYTimes.com
After the rollback of the Voting Rights Act, Rosanell Eaton, age 95, is again having to stand up for voting rights in rural North Carolina.
Published Nov. 8, 2016 on NYTimes.com
Some supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders walked out of the Democratic National Convention after a roll call determined Hillary Clinton to be the official nominee for president.
Published July 27, 2016 on NYTimes.com
Chris Cox leads Bikers for Trump, a group that drove into Cleveland on motorcycles on Monday to patrol the Republican National Convention and to rally behind the presumptive nominee.
Published July 19, 2016 on NYTimes.com
Tiara Parker, right, was trapped in a bathroom stall at the Pulse nightclub when she locked eyes with Omar Mateen, the gunman. She and her cousin Akyra Monet Murray were shot, and Ms. Murray died. Natalie Murray, left, Akyra's mother, recalled her daughter's frantic phone call.
Published June 16, 2016 on NYTimes.com
The story of two women in Brazil, where birth defects caused by the Zika virus have increased demand for illegal and life-saving abortions.
May 18, 2016 on NYTimes.com
A young Brazilian couple waited two years to begin their family. Then everything changed.
March 9, 2016 on NYTimes.com
Students protesting racial insensitivity at Purdue University in Indiana showed solidarity with similar demonstrations at the University of Missouri and Yale.
Published Nov. 19, 2015 on NYTimes.com
On the anniversary of Michael Brown’s death, three prominent activists read their tweets from the past year and reflect on the challenges and legacy of the Black Lives Matter movement.
Published on NYTimes.com Aug. 10, 2015
A new warden at Cook County Jail in Chicago is looking for ways to treat an influx of mentally ill inmates. Her hiring comes at a time when many public mental health facilities have closed.
Published on NYTimes.com on July 30, 2015
Jardines de la Reina is a wonderland of sharks, giant groupers, schools of colorful fish, and one of the Caribbean’s healthiest reefs.
Published on NYTimes.com July 14, 2015
Competitors vie for the top spot at the World Taxidermy Championships, held in Springfield, Mo., and billed as “The Greatest Taxidermy Show on Earth.”
Published June 1, 2015 on NYTimes.com
Family and friends of Tamir Rice struggle with their loss five months after a Cleveland police officer fatally shot the 12-year-old while playing with a toy gun.
Published on NYTimes.com on April 22, 2015.
For the first time in Ferguson, Mo., two black candidates are running for the City Council seat in the ward where Michael Brown was killed. Both are for change, but their similarities end there.
Published on NYTimes.com on April 5, 2015
Murder charges spark an investigation into a tribal chairman’s business dealings on the oil-rich Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota.
Published Dec. 29, 2014 on NYTimes.com
A raw view of the protests that turned into riots in Ferguson, Mo., Monday night after a grand jury decided not to charge Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown.
Published on NYTimes.com, Nov. 25, 2014
Lesley McSpadden, Michael Brown's mother, and Louis Head, his stepfather, reacted to a grand jury’s decision not to indict the police officer who killed her son.
Published on NYTimes.com Nov. 24, 2014
Crop-duster pilots working around wind farms are encountering a new and proliferating hazard camouflaged among the fields, one that has already led to several deaths.
Published Oct. 3, 2014 on NYTimes.com
Amid reform in Ferguson, Mo., a neighbor of Michael Brown’s family tried to clear various warrants for his arrest so he could participate in civil disobedience.
Published Sept. 12, 2014 on NYTimes.com
For at least four hours after he was shot by a police officer, the body of Michael Brown lay in the middle of Canfield Drive. What happened in those hours set the stage for two weeks of unrest in Ferguson, Mo.
Published Aug. 24, 2014 on NYTimes.com
Gary Hill, an associate minister, lives in Ferguson, Mo., just a few blocks from where Michael Brown was killed on Aug. 9. He’s urged for peace amid the volatile protests, with mixed results.
Published Aug. 22, 2014
Protesters angered over the police shooting of Michael Brown squared off with law enforcement in the streets of Ferguson, Mo. again, looting some stores.
Published Aug. 15, 2014 on NYTimes.com
Five days after the death of Michael Brown, protesters continued to face off with the police as more racially charged demonstrations gripped the streets of Ferguson, Mo.
Published Aug. 14, 2014 on NYTimes.com
While thousands of child migrants from Central America have crossed the Rio Grande to U.S. soil, thousands more don’t make it that far. Many end up detained or broke in towns like Reynosa, Mexico.
Published July 19, 2014 on www.nytimes.com.
A cowboy turned roughneck reflects on the haves and have-nots in Texas' Eagle Ford oil boom.
Published June 30, 2014 at nytimes.com.
Despite the team’s disappointing record, the century-old home of the Chicago Cubs continues to draw fans.
Published April 21, 2014 on www.nytimes.com.
Nickolas Butler, author of “Shotgun Lovesongs,” discusses writing, Wisconsin winters and the stirring influence of Bon Iver.
Published April 3, 2014, on nytimes.com
Moose in Minnesota are dying at an alarming rate, and biologists are racing to understand what's behind the rapid decline.
Published March 5, 2014, on nytimes.com
Christine C. Quinn, once the front-runner in the 2013 New York mayoral race, lost in the Democratic primary. This 30-minute documentary is the story of her collapse, as witnessed from within her campaign.
Published September 26, 2013, at nytimes.com.
A 24-minute documentary follows a Lost Boy who, 12 years after leaving Sudan, has found that the dream of a better life is both all around and just outside his grasp.
Published December 4, 2013, at nytimes.com.
In Portland, Maine, a surge in heroin use contributes to a rash of fatal overdoses.
Published July 19, 2013, at nytimes.com.
Police believed that a man who lived secluded in the Maine woods for 27 years was responsible for at least 1,000 burglaries. Yet news of his story sparked an outpouring of public sympathy.
Published June 11, 2013, at nytimes.com.
Reporters who covered the Boston crime boss James (Whitey) Bulger describe how he became one of the most notorious gangsters in American history.
Published June 17, 2013, at nytimes.com.
Jim Ford, a cod fisherman out of Gloucester, Mass., faced an uncertain future after the New England Fisheries Management Council voted on painful reductions to cod harvests.
Published January 31, 2013, at nytimes.com.
Liliana Muñoz, 6, was alone when Border Patrol officers caught her as she was being smuggled across the Rio Grande. Now facing deportation, she’s also alone in immigration court without a lawyer.
Published Aug. 25, 2012 on NYTimes.com