Joe Sharkey

New York Times

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Travel writer for the New York Times

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Even before  Hurricane Irene  hit the Carolinas, evacuations were underway as far north as New York and New Jersey.

Emergency Preparations Ramp Up as the Northeast Waits for Irene

Even before Hurricane Irene hit the Carolinas, evacuations were underway as far north as New York and New Jersey.

from To the Point

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Last month, LA saw its first major fire of what’s expected to be a devastating season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, President Biden today marked the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, and he unveiled new measures to address the racial wealth gap.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

With the state’s color-coded reopening tiers riding off into the sunset, there’s no more social distancing, and masks in almost every indoor situation are being retired.

from KCRW Features

Josh Barro speaks with Liz Bruenig and Ross Douthat about the Biden’s trip to Europe.

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For African Americans, June 19 (Juneteenth) is both a celebration of freedom and an occasion of somber remembrance.

from Life Examined

Josh Barro talks with panelists Rachel Bovard, Elizabeth Bruenig

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The cost of living surged 5% last month, according to the Department of Labor. That’s the highest inflation rate we’ve seen in more than a decade.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Between 2016 and 2019, Bakersfield police officers used force that broke at least 45 bones in 31 people, an analysis of public records shows.

from News Stories

Joe Mathews says, “If America needs a 1/6 commission, then California must have a 3/13 commission.”

from Zócalo's Connecting California