The Systems That Protect the Police
June 2, 2020
The Minneapolis police officer whose tactics led to George Floyd’s death had a long record of complaints against him. So why was he still on patrol? Guest: Shaila Dewan, a national reporter covering criminal justice for The New York Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily
A Weekend of Pain and Protest
June 1, 2020
This episode contains strong language.
Demonstrations have erupted in at least 140 cities across the United States in the days since George Floyd, a black man, died in police custody in Minneapolis. We were on the ground in some of them, chronicling 72 hours of pain and protest. Guests: Nikole Hannah-Jones, who writes for The New York Times Magazine; John Eligon, a national correspondent who covers race for The Times; and Mike Baker, a Pacific Northwest correspondent. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily
'Rabbit Hole,' Episode 7: 'Where We Go One'
May 30, 2020
Note: This episode contains strong language.
Today, we’re sharing Episode 7 of “Rabbit Hole,” a New York Times audio series with the tech columnist Kevin Roose.
In this episode, our reporter investigates the QAnon conspiracy theories. The story of QAnon believers, united in a battle against what they see as dark forces of the world, reveals where the internet is headed.
For more information on “Rabbit Hole” and today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/rabbithole.
Special Episode: The Latest From Minneapolis
May 30, 2020
As protests spread over the death of George Floyd, the former officer at the center of the case has been charged with murder. We listen in on the demonstrations, and examine why this tragedy — though too familiar — may be a turning point. Guest: Audra D. S. Burch, a national enterprise correspondent for The Times. For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily.
- Derek Chauvin, a former police officer, was charged with third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter for kneeling on the neck of Mr. Floyd for nearly nine minutes as he repeatedly pleaded “I can’t breathe.”
- In the year before their fatal encounter, Mr. Floyd and Mr. Chauvin worked at the same nightclub.
- Protests over racism and police violence have erupted across the U.S. Follow the latest updates.
One Hundred Thousand Lives
May 29, 2020
Barbara Krupke won the lottery. Fred Walter Gray enjoyed his bacon and hash browns crispy. Orlando Moncada crawled through a hole in a fence to reach the United States. John Prine chronicled the human condition. Cornelia Ann Hunt left the world with gratitude.
Over 100,000 people have died from the coronavirus in the United States. Today, we glimpse inside the lives of just a few of them.
- Memories collected from obituaries across the country help us visualize and reckon with the incalculable loss of more than 100,000 lives.