Christina Goldbaum, The New York Times

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The New York Times

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Past articles by Christina:

Pakistan Court Gives Imran Khan Another Reprieve From Arrest

The police were ordered not to arrest the former prime minister, who has been charged under Pakistan’s antiterrorism act, before a hearing set for next Wednesday. → Read More

Several Killed in Militant Attack on a Sikh Temple in Afghanistan

The assault in the capital, Kabul, was the latest in a series targeting the country’s religious minorities that have stoked fears about the Taliban’s ability to provide security. → Read More

Mosque Explosion Kills 33 as Deadly Week in Afghanistan Continues

The blast in Kunduz Province, in the north, was the latest in a series of attacks reminiscent of the past two decades of war. → Read More

Death Toll From Pakistani Airstrike Rises to 45, Afghan Officials Say

The airstrikes in eastern Afghanistan early Saturday morning escalated already simmering tensions between the two countries. → Read More

Live Updates: Thousands Flee as Taliban Take a 6th Afghan Capital

The insurgents’ swift push in recent days, gaining control over several Afghan cities, signals the start of a brutal new chapter in the decades-old conflict. → Read More

The Taliban seize Kunduz, a major city in northern Afghanistan.

If the insurgents retain control of Kunduz, a vital commercial hub, they will have gained a significant military and political prize. → Read More

The M.T.A. Is Breached by Hackers as Cyberattacks Surge

Hackers with suspected ties to China penetrated the New York transit agency’s computer systems in April, an M.T.A. document shows. Transit officials say the intrusion did not pose a risk to riders. → Read More

Four Subway Stabbings and a Young Man’s Downward Spiral

The rampage on the A train line reflected a convergence of crises — homelessness and mental illness — in a desolate subway system. → Read More

Covid-19 Live Updates: N.Y.C.’s Subway Will Soon Only Be Shut Down for 2 Hours Overnight

The U.S. is now administering an average of 1.7 million shots a day. People flying into England from 33 countries, including South Africa and Brazil, will be required to complete a 10-day hotel quarantine. → Read More

He Brought Moynihan Train Hall to Life, but Didn’t Live to See It

Many credit Michael Evans with turning the vision for the hall at Penn Station into a reality. Before it opened, he took his own life. → Read More

M.T.A. Slashes in Service Could Erase 450,000 Jobs

A new report found that service cuts could cost the New York metropolitan area 450,000 jobs by 2022, resulting in $50 billion in lost earnings. → Read More

9 Major N.Y.C. Roads Get Lower Speed Limits as Traffic Deaths Surge

More drivers, passengers and motorcyclists have been killed so far this year than all of last year. Reckless driving is a major factor, officials say. → Read More

What Happens to Viral Particles on the Subway

Many New Yorkers are avoiding the subway, fearful of jostling with strangers in crowded cars. Masks and social distancing are essential, but good air flow is also key to reducing the risk of exposure to the coronavirus. → Read More

Transit Workers Were N.Y.C.’s Pandemic Lifeline. These 3 Paid a Price.

As train and bus operators served a city under siege, their ranks were battered. Now, as riders trickle back to public transit, workers are alarmed by the prospect of a second wave as they continue to cope with the trauma from the initial outbreak. → Read More

Why New York Buses Are on the Rise in a Subway City

During the coronavirus pandemic, daily ridership on buses has surpassed the subway for the first time in over half a century. → Read More

With Fewer People in the Way, Transportation Projects Speed Ahead

The pandemic has provided an unexpected window for agencies in New York and around the country to make long-planned repairs and upgrades. → Read More

Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait

The United States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over public transportation and a desire to exercise has sent the demand surging. → Read More

The Trains Stopped Running. Our Night Was Only Beginning.

Covering the first planned suspension of overnight subway service in New York required cooperation from reporters and photographers all over the city. And coffee. → Read More

Here’s What the First Night of the Subway Shutdown Looked Like

New York City’s subway closed overnight for the first time since 1904. We sent six photographers to document how it unfolded. → Read More

Subway Shutdown: N.Y. Closes System Overnight for First Time

On Wednesday morning, the system, a 24-hour mainstay, closed for overnight disinfection. → Read More