N.Y. Today: Frigid Waters: A Fleeting Balm for a Mother’s Unspeakable Grief

I started doing polar plunges with Stephanie Reece, who was driven by something else entirely.

In N.Y.C. Jail System, Guards Often Lie About Excessive Force

More than half of the roughly 270 correction officers disciplined over a 20-month period lied to investigators or filed incomplete or inaccurate reports.

By Jan Ransom

Article Image

DMX Remembered by Family, Friends and Fans: 'He Saved My Life'

The memorial event at Barclays Center was closed to the public, but hundreds of fans congregated outside to honor the rapper's life.

By Troy Closson

Article Image

N.Y.C. Bans Pesticides in Parks With Push From Unlikely Force: Children

"A bunch of kindergartners," now in seventh grade, worked years to push the City Council to approve a ban on toxic pesticides in parks, playgrounds and other spaces.

By Anne Barnard

Article Image

He Said He Loved Her. Then He Went to the F.B.I.

John DiRubba turned informant to foil a murder-for-hire plot. Or was he just an ex-lover seeking revenge?

By Ed Shanahan

Article Image


Private Schools Brought in Diversity Consultants. Outrage Ensued.

In the wake of George Floyd, elite institutions have tried to check their privilege. Not everybody is on board.

By Ginia Bellafante

Article Image

How a Leader in Criminal Justice Reform Spends Her Sundays

Her work is nonstop, but Soffiyah Elijah finds time in the wee hours of the morning to take a sauna and practice yoga and qigong.

By Tammy La Gorce

Article Image

The Mini Crossword: Here is today's puzzle.

New York Today is published weekdays around 6 a.m. You can also find it at nytoday.com.


This newsletter is free, and highlights a small portion of New York Times journalism. To access all of it, consider becoming a subscriber with this special offer.

Need help? Review our newsletter help page or contact us for assistance.

You received this email because you signed up for New York Today from The New York Times.

To stop receiving these emails, unsubscribe or manage your email preferences.

Subscribe to The Times

Connect with us on:


Change Your EmailPrivacy PolicyContact UsCalifornia Notices

LiveIntent LogoAdChoices Logo

The New York Times Company. 620 Eighth Avenue New York, NY 10018


Posts les plus consultés de ce blog

Chris Ramsey can take the heat, but what would relegation for QPR mean for black managers in the Premier League?

How a team of innovators overcame the odds to create water from thin air

Britain's health service uses long Twitter thread to explain why it needs more black people to donate blood