Michael Barbaro, The New York Times

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The New York Times

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Past articles by Michael:

The Voice That Steadied Alaska

Why we told the story of Genie Chance and the Great Alaska Earthquake. → Read More

‘We Had No Idea How Dark This Story Would Get’

Answering your questions about our series on online child abuse. → Read More

Tape to the Rescue

Why we use so much of it on the show. → Read More

The Names We Almost Called This Show

Plus, we try to bring some Dolly Parton into an episode. → Read More

We Had a Favor to Ask of the Publisher. We Needed Him for a ‘Daily’ Interview. Immediately.

All day, we had wondered what would unfold in a planned Oval Office interview with President Trump and how we would approach it on Friday’s episode of “The Daily.” Then something unexpected happened. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: The C.I.A.’s Moral Reckoning

Gina Haspel, President Trump’s pick for the agency’s director, faced an unusual line of questioning at her confirmation hearing: What is your moral character? → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Breakdown of the Iran Nuclear Deal

President Trump has pulled the U.S. from the nuclear agreement, calling it “decaying and rotten.” Why did President Barack Obama join it in the first place? → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Hunt for the Golden State Killer

The decades-long effort to catch a serial murderer and rapist reached a turning point when an investigator decided to upload DNA evidence to a genealogy website. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Sexual Harassment’s Toll on Careers

Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein for harming her professional prospects. Also, three women who pioneered the language of consent reflect on being ahead of their time. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: The Taxi Driver’s Plight

A series of suicides has illuminated the economic straits of New York City cabdrivers competing with ride-hailing services like Uber. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Syrian Voice

The U.S. says that the suspected chemical attack in Douma was part of a push by the Syrian government to break the will of the people there. One of them tells his story. → Read More

James Comey Opens Up About Ego, Distrust and More

The former F.B.I. director was interviewed for “The Daily” podcast. Here are five takeaways from the conversation. → Read More

Introducing ‘Caliphate,’ a New York Times Audio Series

The team behind “The Daily” presents a new podcast that follows Rukmini Callimachi to the front lines of the war against the Islamic State, and that seeks to understand the power and pull of its militants. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Fired Over an Instagram Post

The dismissal of a professional cheerleader has drawn attention to the sports industry, which seemed to be operating outside the #MeToo movement. Until now, that is. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Trump’s Fixer

For months, the federal inquiry into possible links between the Trump campaign and Russia focused on Washington. Now, it has led back to New York, and to Michael D. Cohen. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Congress vs. Mark Zuckerberg

The Facebook chief faced tough questions on the mishandling of data. But a larger, more difficult question hung over his testimony: What is Facebook? → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: A ‘Big Price to Pay’ in Syria

President Trump said Iran and Russia were responsible for backing “Animal Assad.” But Damascus may view the United States as being focused on a different fight. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: From Fox to Twitter to the National Guard

It started with a report on Fox News, and ended with calls for troops at the border with Mexico. We look at how President Trump’s approach to immigration transformed over 72 hours. → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: When Gun Violence Is a Daily Threat

Students on the South Side of Chicago joined protests spurred by the Florida school shooting, but they also felt frustration. Why hadn’t gun violence in their community earned the same outrage? → Read More

Listen to ‘The Daily’: Can Facebook Be Fixed?

Five days after details about Cambridge Analytica’s data mining were made public, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, spoke with The New York Times. → Read More