The New York Times • Shane Goldmacher • April 3 • nytimes.com
How Trump Steered Supporters Into Unwitting Donations
Online donors were guided into weekly recurring contributions. Demands for refunds spiked. Complaints to banks and credit card companies soared. But the money helped keep Donald Trump’s struggling campaign afloat.
The New York Times • Hannah Beech • April 4 • nytimes.com
‘She Just Fell Down. And She Died.’
Myanmar’s security forces have killed more than 40 children since February. Here is the story of one, Aye Myat Thu. She was 10.
The Wall Street Journal • Cara Lombardo, Lukas I. Alpert • April 4 • wsj.com
Rival Group Makes Fully Financed, Roughly $680 Million Bid for Tribune
A Maryland hotel magnate and a Swiss billionaire have made a bid for Tribune Publishing that the newspaper chain is expected to favor over a takeover deal it already struck with hedge fund Alden Global Capital.
The New York Times • Weiyi Cai, Audra D. S. Burch, Jugal K. Patel • April 4 • nytimes.com
Swelling Anti-Asian Violence: Who Is Being Attacked Where
Using media reports from across the country, The Times found more than 110 episodes since March 2020 in which there was clear evidence of race-based hate.
The Wall Street Journal • Ryan Dezember • April 4 • wsj.com
If You Sell a House These Days, the Buyer Might Be a Pension Fund
Yield-chasing investors are snapping up single-family homes, competing with ordinary Americans and driving up prices.
POLITICO • Tina Nguyen • April 4 • politico.com
Andrew Yang’s Asian American Superpower
He’s been trying to transcend his identity his entire life. Now, to be mayor of New York, he just might need to embrace it.
The New York Times • Jeremy W. Peters • April 3 • nytimes.com
One Republican’s Lonely Fight Against a Flood of Disinformation
After losing an ugly congressional race last year, Denver Riggleman is leading a charge against the conspiracy-mongering coursing through his party. He doesn’t have many allies.
The New York Times • Ben Smith • April 4 • nytimes.com
The Lawyer Behind the Throne at Fox
Even before the company’s C.E.O., Lachlan Murdoch, moved to Australia, Viet Dinh was seen as Fox’s power center.
The New York Times • Carol Rosenberg • April 4 • nytimes.com
Military Closes Failing Facility at Guantánamo Bay to Consolidate Prisoners
The move, which took place in a secret operation over the weekend, was conceived during the Trump administration to save on costs and troops at the remote base in Cuba.
Noahpinion • Noah Smith • April 4 • noahpinion.substack.com
Bidenomics, explained
It's the end of the Age of Reagan, but it's much more than that
Glenn Greenwald • Glenn Greenwald • April 3 • greenwald.substack.com
The Enduring Terror of Violent Crime Victimhood
A family in Oakland just suffered a horrific crime in their home -- one similar to but far worse than one I had recently -- and deserves much help in recovering.
CNN • April 4 • cnn.com
Meet the trailblazing Black woman scientist behind a Covid-19 vaccine - CNN Video
34-year-old Kizzmekia Corbett is a key developer behind the Moderna vaccine. She tells CNN's Abby Phillip about her life in science, preparing for the next pandemic and the importance of empathy when it comes to tackling vaccine hesitancy in the Black community.
CBS News • Sharyn Alfonsi • April 4 • cbsnews.com
How the wealthy cut the line during Florida's frenzied vaccine rollout
Sharyn Alfonsi reports on corruption allegations clouding Florida's efforts to vaccinate its residents.
WTVD-TV • Josh Haskell • April 3 • abc11.com
Price of lumber continues to skyrocket due in part to pandemic
If you're moving forward with that home improvement project, looking to purchase a home, or build a new one - you better factor in the rising price of lumber. It's more than doubled since June of last year.
NBC News • Allan Smith, Frank Thorp V, Alex Moe • April 4 • nbcnews.com
Capitol Police Union warns of potential exodus after latest attack, urges security increases
"I’ve had many younger officers confide in me that they’re actively looking at other agencies and departments right now," Capitol Police Union Chairman Gus Papathanasiou said.
TheGrio • April Ryan • April 4 • thegrio.com
Bernice King maintains father's assassination was government 'conspiracy'
Bernice King recalls graphic autopsy images that she believes prove James Earl Ray did not assassinate her father, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Associated Press • Hope Yen, Jonathan Lemire • April 4 • apnews.com
New to DC, Buttigieg looks to build bridges with Biden plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg was a few weeks into his job as transportation secretary, buried in meetings and preparing for the launch of President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion public works plan,...
The New Yorker • Rachel Aviv • March 29 • newyorker.com
How Elizabeth Loftus Changed the Meaning of Memory
The psychologist taught us that what we remember is not fixed, but her work testifying for defendants like Harvey Weinstein collides with our traumatized moment.
The New York Times • Helen Ouyang, Sarah Caron • March 31 • nytimes.com
The City Losing Its Children to H.I.V.
A pediatric outbreak in a remote city in Pakistan shows the urgency of global health after Covid.
The Daily Beast • Molly Jong-Fast • April 4 • thedailybeast.com
The Party of Pervy Projection Hits a New Low With Matt Gaetz
The congressman might seem more like a frat boy who appears to have crossed moral and perhaps legal lines—but that doesn’t mean this is any sort of joke.