Richard Twice: A Musical Life Interrupted | Op-Docs | The New York Times

Richard Atkins was at the beginning of a promising musical career — until a single disastrous performance changed the course of his life. Subscribe on YouTube:  In 1968 Richard Atkins was building toward success he was certain would approach that of the Byrds or Simon & Garfunkel, but stage fright triggered a disastrous make-or-break performance …

President Donald Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Prompts Pushback | The New York Times

In a move that caught many in Washington by surprise, President Trump issued via Twitter a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Subscribe on YouTube:  President Trump abruptly announced a ban on transgender people serving in the military on Wednesday, July 26, blindsiding his defense secretary and Republican congressional leaders with a snap …

36 Hours In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula | The Daily 360 | The New York Times

For the adventurous and casual traveler alike, Michigan’s Upper Peninsula delivers the promise of unfettered tranquility. By: Brittany Gresson, Jean Yves Chainon, Joshua Thomas Subscribe on YouTube:  There’s almost nothing small about the Upper Peninsula. Lake Superior is the biggest of the Great Lakes. Tahquamenon Falls is one of the largest waterfalls east of the …

The G.O.P.’s Health Care Hail Mary: ‘Skinny Repeal’ | The New York Times

Margot Sanger-Katz, a New York Times correspondent, explains the implications of a new, more modest health care bill Republicans are working on. Subscribe on YouTube:  The Senate voted narrowly on Tuesday, July 25 to begin debate on a bill to repeal major provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but hours later, Republican leaders suffered a …

Detroit Riots Remain Vivid After 50 Years | The Daily 360 | The New York Times

In this 360° video, travel through archival photographs to sites of one of the most destructive civil disturbances in American history and hear from a woman who witnessed it. By: Brittany Greeson, Niko Koppel and Samantha Quick Subscribe on YouTube:  Protests that started 50 years ago in a west side Detroit neighborhood would grow into …

Transgender, At War, And In Love | Op-Docs | The New York Times

This short documentary shares the challenges of a transgender military couple, who are banned from serving openly. Subscribe on YouTube:  President Trump announced on Wednesday that the United States will no longer “accept or allow” transgender people in the United States military, saying American forces “must be focused on decisive and overwhelming victory” and could …

Shakespeare, Under The Sky And Around the Globe | The Daily 360 | The New York Times

Experience Shakespeare in 360 degrees and the way the Bard intended — in the great outdoors. By: Jason Henry, Jake Naughton, Stephen Farrell, Ben Kolak, Jean Yves Chainon, Guglielmo Mattioli Subscribe on YouTube:  William Shakespeare is one of the most famous and prolific writers in the history of English. His plays include perennial classics like …