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“Central Park” is the show we need right now,  @James Poniewozik writes. The show from the creator of “Bob’s Burgers” is a NYT Critic’s Pick.

The coronavirus pandemic has altered the world immeasurably, yet we continue to measure what goes ↑ and what goes ↓.

The coronavirus pandemic has altered the world immeasurably, yet we continue to measure what goes ↑ and what goes ↓.

Democrats in Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives on Thursday accused Republicans of keeping a lawmaker’s positive coronavirus test a secret to avoid political embarrassment, even at the risk of exposing their Democratic colleagues.

Matthew Rhys will portray pulp fiction’s most successful criminal defense attorney as he stars in HBO’s “Perry Mason” remake

A group of U.S. senators has asked the Pentagon to explain how the military is safeguarding troops and prisoners from an outbreak of Covid-19 at Guantanamo Bay, given the limited health care capacity at the base with 6,000 residents. The story, letter...

Our critic  @Jason Farago says he’s been obsessed with “The Gross Clinic,” a painting by Thomas Eakins that depicts the vanguard of modern medicine. It feels particularly relevant right now, and he explains why, detail by detail. Take a look.

The world is still far below the threshold of herd immunity, the point at which the coronavirus can no longer spread widely, new studies have found

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he's issuing an order allowing business owners in New York State to deny entry to people who were not wearing face coverings, following a similar measure in New Jersey.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he's issuing an order allowing business owners in New York State to deny entry to people who were not wearing face coverings, following a similar measure in New Jersey.

Many questions remain about the risks of takeout and delivery. Here are some answers from food-safety specialists and public health experts.

In Opinion Editorial board member  @Michelle Cottle is discussing her recent column, "Trump Will Have His Coronation"

Editorial board member  @Michelle Cottle is discussing President Trump’s determination to hold the Republican National Convention in person —plus, whatever is on your mind this fine Thursday.

The ACLU is suing the facial-recognition startup Clearview AI in Illinois, saying the company’s software “is going to end privacy as we know it.” A lawyer for the company said the ACLU was trying to "censor" the company's search engine.

Twitter added new fact-checking labels to hundreds of tweets it said contained “potentially misleading content” even as the Trump administration prepared an executive order to limit protections for social media companies

A U.S. soldier stopped a man who had opened fire at drivers on a bridge between Kansas and Missouri on Wednesday when the soldier rammed his car into the gunman, according to the police.

The English Premier League is planning to resume on June 17 after a 2-month hiatus, but would play in stadiums without fans and with stringent health protocols pending final clearance from British authorities

President Trump — and some lawmakers before him — has threatened to curtail Section 230 of the 1996 law that has shielded internet companies from liability for content created by their users. Here's what that means.

America was stuck at home, scared of stores, and desperate to stock up. Amazon seemed like it was built for the moment. What the hell happened?

More than 40 million people in the U.S. have filed for unemployment benefits since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but a backlog makes it difficult to precisely measure the number of layoffs

the latest INTERNETTING is about the coronavirus ad, which reframes all consumption as a public service by heroes, for heroes:

In Opinion "In recent weeks, with the pandemic expanding into the Navajo Nation, virtual powwows have sprung up in Indian Country. Dancers have been filming themselves, alone and in full regalia," writes Brenda Child.

So what were the greatest live theater performances that you still can't stop thinking about? Join the discussion on the immortals of our memories:

A University of Connecticut student who had been wanted since Friday in the killing of 2 people was taken into custody on Wednesday night in Maryland after a multistate manhunt, the police in Connecticut said.

The high school series “Never Have I Ever” and “I’m Not Okay With This” are oblivious to the coronavirus pandemic, but both exhibit how grief can change how we move through the world, writes Maya Phillips

The U.S. House withdrew a bipartisan bill on FBI surveillance powers after an abrupt repudiation by President Trump

Simon & Schuster, one of the country’s major publishing houses, named Jonathan Karp its new chief executive, succeeding Carolyn Reidy, who died earlier this month

A Las Vegas couple was accused of “a $13 million fraud that funded a gluttonous, social media-marketed lifestyle — one filled with private jets, penthouses and luxury resorts,” a U.S. attorney said

The Basketball Hall of Fame induction for an exceptionally illustrious class, including the late Kobe Bryant, will be postponed from August to next spring because of the coronavirus pandemic

Friends: Our inaugural newsroom fellowship class, in its final days here  @The New York Times, pooled their collective talents to tell of the journeys that brought them all together. We couldn’t be prouder of all they have accomplished.

In public, Larry Kramer berated Dr. Anthony Fauci for federal inaction on AIDS. But their affection lasted decades and changed the course of the epidemic. “It was an extraordinary 33-year relationship,” Dr. Fauci said. “We loved each other."

Chinese leaders have moved to extend Beijing’s grip over Hong Kong. In response, Washington is considering stripping away the special status it has long afforded the territory. Should it do so, Hong Kong’s position as a business hub will be in jeopardy.

New York City has been locked down and shut off for more than 2 months. And yet, somehow, tens of thousands of people are still contracting the coronavirus, in the city and across the entire region.

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