The boats made it real. For years two Jacksonville-area rowing teams have been planning and fundraising for a 3,000-mile charity race across the Atlantic Ocean that begins in December. The turning point, they said, was the arrival of their specially designed boats last fall. “It was a tangible representation of the reality of the event: Our […]

This is the second in a five-part series about deaths in American jails. Read the first here. Illustrations by Molly Crabapple I n the early-morning hours of January 7, 2019, when it became clear that 30-year-old Christopher Hall might die, no medical staff were on duty at the Boyd County […]

While the rest of the country shivers every time they step outside, we’re currently enjoying temps approaching the 80s these days in the Sunshine State. Yes, our winter has ended, we’ve put away our windbreakers, and now it’s officially beach season in Florida. So, with spring break right around the corner and a forecast […]

At best, it signals a call into action, albeit with a foggy head and a scrambled mind. At worst, the incessant ringing or buzzing represents news of a dreadful event, or an impending one. “Oh my God,” Harrison declared on a video recording that she made of the incident, “I’m […]

Follow stories throughout the day with our Politics & Policy portal. Snapshot State Secretary Rex Tillerson, left, is welcomed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during the former’s courtesy call at Malacanang Palace in Manila, Philippines. Bullit Marquez / AP What We’re Reading Two-Faced Thiel: Despite standing by the president in […]

Organizing my files recently, I came upon an unpublished article by my father, Harry Kalven Jr. It was the last piece he wrote before his death in 1974. I had forgotten that it existed. Reading it now, 47 years after he wrote it, is an uncanny experience, for it speaks […]

Read: A flurry of tiny moons around Jupiter Scientists will get a chance to look for the real thing in this decade. NASA is currently developing a robotic mission to Europa, named Clipper, set to launch in the mid-2020s. Clipper is designed to orbit Jupiter, but it will also carry […]

This Oct. 1, 2020, photo shows the exterior of Bally’s casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The online sports betting company FanDuel will open an in-person sports book at Bally’s casino in Atlantic City once the casino’s sale to a Rhode Island company is finalized. FanDuel told The Associated Press on […]