‘I’m Kidnapped’: A Father’s Nightmare on the Border

A father was tortured in front of his 3-year-old son until his wife in New Jersey paid $2,000 to his captors. Chilling audio of the negotiations for his release shows how migrants, turned back by the U.S., are facing new dangers in Mexico. By Miriam Jordan The New York Times. Dec. 21, 2019 REYNOSA, Mexico — … Continue reading ‘I’m Kidnapped’: A Father’s Nightmare on the Border

Among the World’s Most Dire Places: This California Homeless Camp

By THOMAS FULLER and JOSH HANER . Dec. 17, 2019 The New York Times This morning, my colleagues Thomas Fuller and Josh Haner published a piece they’ve been working on for months. It’s an expansive, visual portrait of a sprawling homeless encampment in Oakland. Thomas wrote this dispatch about one of the people he met: Of the dozens of people we interviewed at an … Continue reading Among the World’s Most Dire Places: This California Homeless Camp

An L.G.B.T.Q. Pregnancy, From D.I.Y. to I.V.F.

Our absurd, occasionally maddening, and ultimately successful path to parenthood. By Clara Moskowitz The New York Times. Dec. 11, 2019 The advent of the birth-control pill around 1960 liberated sex from reproduction and, in doing so, helped spark a sexual revolution. And it was no less a revolution when science learned to do the opposite: liberate … Continue reading An L.G.B.T.Q. Pregnancy, From D.I.Y. to I.V.F.

114,000 Students in N.Y.C. Are Homeless. These Two Let Us Into Their Lives.

NOV. 19, 2019 Written by Eliza Shapiro; Photographs by Brittainy Newman The New York Times Darnell, 8, lives in a homeless shelter and commutes 15 miles a day to school. Sandivel shares a bedroom with her mother and four brothers. She is 10 and has moved seven times in the past five years. The number of school-age … Continue reading 114,000 Students in N.Y.C. Are Homeless. These Two Let Us Into Their Lives.