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    The Times’s Food and Cooking team aims to bring people together with food, whether through restaurant reviews or by testing A.I. recipes (above).
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    Times Insider

    A Food and Cooking Editor Sets the Menu

    Emily Weinstein, who leads The Times’s Food and Cooking coverage, keeps her focus on the readers who rely on the desk for recommendations and recipes.

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    A Columnist Asking ‘Why’ Around the World

    Amanda Taub started a law and policy blog while working as a human rights lawyer. She now explores the forces behind major world events for The Times with The Interpreter.

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      Hamlet Ortega and his family in the Darien Gap, a roadless land bridge connecting Colombia and Panama.
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      In a Brutal Jungle, Small Acts of Kindness

      Julie Turkewitz, The Times’s Andes bureau chief, and Federico Rios, a photographer, recently traveled the 70-mile migrant route in the Darién Gap.

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    From left: Jodi Kantor, Megan Twohey and Rebecca Corbett after it was announced that their investigation into the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein had won the Pulitzer Prize.
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    A Hollywood Investigation on the Big Screen

    It’s surreal to watch “She Said,” a film about the article that detailed accusations of sexual assault by Harvey Weinstein. Just ask the journalists behind the story.

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Your Lead

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    A pop-up coronavirus vaccination site in the South Bronx.
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    What Do You Want to Know About Covid?

    We’re in a confusing stage of the pandemic. Have questions about the Delta variant, booster shots or anything else? We’ll ask the experts.

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    The San Francisco skyline is obscured by smoke from wildfires. Covid-19 and smoke is a dangerous combination, as both affect the respiratory system, making those exposed to the virus more vulnerable.
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    Can Wildfire Smoke Worsen Covid-19 Symptoms?

    People with respiratory illnesses may be more vulnerable right now. Also: Are N95 masks recommended for wildfires?

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    United States Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh.
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    Answers to Reader Questions on Our Brett Kavanaugh Essay

    The Times’s deputy editorial page editor, James Dao, answers questions about how we handled an essay on the Supreme Court justice and a third accusation of sexual misconduct.

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Understanding The Times

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    Mourners at a memorial in Boulder, Colo., for the victims of the mass shooting there.
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    How The Times Covers Mass Shootings

    Marc Lacey, an editor who manages live news coverage, shares the organization’s approach in handling extremely sensitive information.

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    What Is an Editorial Board?

    At The New York Times, it’s an institutional voice, but not the voice of the institution as a whole.

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Behind the Byline

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    Making the Science of Covid Clearer

    Behind some of The Times’s vital journalism on the coronavirus is a reporter who speaks seven languages, holds a master’s degree in biochemistry and, OK, has a weakness for “Bridgerton.”

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    Putting a New Spin on Classic Recipes

    The food writer Melissa Clark on the holidays, her favorite cookie and how she relaxes when she’s not cooking.

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    Making Politics Coverage More Personal

    The reporter Astead W. Herndon on focusing on what matters to readers, the challenge of caring for plants and why Guy Fieri might want to worry.

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