ProPublica • March 8 • propublica.org
The Lost Year: What the Pandemic Cost Teenagers
In Hobbs, New Mexico, the high school closed and football was cancelled, while just across the state line in Texas, students seemed to be living nearly normal lives. Here’s how pandemic school closures exact their emotional toll on young people.
The New York Times • Danny Hakim, Maggie Astor, Jo Becker • March 8 • nytimes.com
Inside the Lincoln Project’s Secrets, Side Deals and Scandals
A civil war broke out in the group as it antagonized Donald Trump, with leaders splintering over financial arrangements and revelations of online harassment by a top official.
The Washington Post • Dan Diamond • March 7 • washingtonpost.com
Meet the GOP voters who could decide whether the U.S. reaches herd immunity
Almost one-third of Republicans tell pollsters they "definitely won't" get the coronavirus vaccine.
The Washington Post • Elahe Izadi • March 8 • washingtonpost.com
Rare trial of U.S. journalist arrested on the job nears conclusion in Iowa
Des Moines Register reporter Andrea Sahouri faces 30 days in jail -- a rare case of a U.S. journalist charged with a crime while reporting.
Tax Policy Center • March 11 • taxpolicycenter.org
T21-0039 – Major Individual Income Tax Provisions in H.R.1319, The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 as Passed by the Senate, by Expanded Cash Income …
Table shows the effect on the distribution of federal taxes, by expanded cash income percentile, relative to current law in 2021 of the major individual...
The New York Times • Elaina Plott, Danny Hakim • March 7 • nytimes.com
Josh Hawley Is ‘Not Going Anywhere.’ How Did He Get Here?
The senator’s objection to the election results surprised some supporters. But interviews with dozens of people close to him show his growing comfort with doing what it takes to hold on to power.
The Daily Beast • Roger Sollenberger • March 8 • thedailybeast.com
Rep. Dan Crenshaw Decided Pandemic Was Perfect Time to Buy and Not Disclose Stocks
“Members of Congress should not be actively trading securities in the middle of a crisis,” said Ben Edwards, a securities law expert at the University of Las Vegas, Nevada.
The Washington Post • Josh Dawsey • March 8 • washingtonpost.com
RNC moves portion of its spring donor retreat to Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club
The national party will pay the former president’s private club to host a dinner speech he’s set to give to 350 major party donors.
The Washington Post • Margaret Sullivan • March 8 • washingtonpost.com
Perspective | Oprah proved she is greatest celebrity interviewer of all time. All journalists can learn from her.
Combining a compassionate demeanor with relentless follow-up questioning, she elicited one bombshell from Harry and Meghan after another.
The New York Times • Sabrina Tavernise • March 8 • nytimes.com
The Officers Danced at a Black Lives Matter Rally. Then They Stormed the Capitol.
What appeared to be racial progress in rural Virginia turned into bitter conflict over a Confederate statue, the election and the Capitol riot. Now, people there foresee “a very dangerous time.”
CNN • Daniel Dale, CNN • March 8 • cnn.com
Fact check: Prisoners also got relief checks from the pandemic bills Trump signed and Cotton voted for
Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton has been slamming Democrats for passing a bill that will send relief checks to prisoners. But both of the bills President Donald Trump signed last year -- with the support of Cotton and other Republicans -- also sent relief checks to prisoners.
The Jerusalem Post • By MAAYAN JAFFE-HOFFMAN • March 10 • jpost.com
Why could you still get COVID-19 after receiving a vaccine?
The Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines are around 95% effective but some people still get sick with coronavirus after getting their shots. Here's why.
The New York Times • Ben Smith • March 7 • nytimes.com
They Had a Fun Pandemic. You Can Read About It in Print.
A downtown New York crowd is pushing back against the homogenization of big social media.
The Washington Post • Dino Grandoni, Juliet Eilperin • March 8 • washingtonpost.com
Biden administration backs nation’s biggest wind farm off Martha’s Vineyard
The Biden administration took a crucial step Monday toward approving the nation’s biggest offshore wind energy project, which officials say signals the start to the massive clean power expansion in the fight against climate change.
@thenvindy • March 7 • thenevadaindependent.com
Say goodbye to the most effective Democratic Party in the country
Almost a decade ago, Nevada’s Establishment Republicans had a problem.
The Washington Post • Lena H. Sun, Lenny Bernstein • March 8 • washingtonpost.com
Fully vaccinated people can visit with nearby grandchildren, dine indoors with one another, CDC says
Long-awaited government guidelines loosened restrictions on how people can socialize or interact with their grandchildren after they’re fully inoculated.
The New York Times • Zolan Kanno-Youngs, Michael D. Shear • March 8 • nytimes.com
Biden Faces Challenge From Surge of Migrants at the Border
The president’s promise of a more humane policy is being tested as more unaccompanied children seek to enter the United States from Mexico.
POLITICO • Alex Isenstadt • March 8 • politico.com
RNC brushes back Trump team on cease-and-desist demand
The committee says it has “has every right to refer to public figures" while fundraising.
The New York Times • Tejal Rao • March 8 • nytimes.com
The Best Bagels Are in California (Sorry, New York)
West Coast bakers are driving a great bagel boom, producing some of the most delicious versions around and finding ways to expand during the pandemic.
The New York Times • J. David Goodman, Jesse McKinley • March 8 • nytimes.com
Publisher Halts Promotion of Cuomo Book, Citing Nursing Homes Inquiry
“American Crisis” was supposed to be a triumphant account of New York’s coronavirus fight. But as scandals swirl, sales have slowed severely.