How a group of programming rebels started a global movement
Plus: why David Lynch’s 1984 film, Dune, is worth a rewatch
Breakthrough infections appear to be shorter and less severe. Soon, we’ll need to adjust our perception of COVID-19, the illness.
We’re giving American office culture its quarterly performance review.
Summer ends this week. Our second pandemic winter will be here before you know it.
COVID-19 booster shots got a big thumbs-up from an FDA panel, but only for people over 65 or who are at high risk. How did things get so messy?
This fall, the Massachusetts Supreme Court will hear arguments in a case against Harvard over its ownership of two 1850 daguerreotypes of enslaved people.
First: Pandemic data are always confusing. The Delta variant and vaccines are only making things more complicated. Then: So, how about those Met Gala outfits?
Pandemic data are always confusing. The Delta variant and vaccines are only making things more complicated.
For those who lost loved ones on 9/11, grief is anything but linear.
Now a 51-year-old mother of three, Shelley Lynn Thornton is speaking out for the first time.
With a quarter of American adults still yet to get a shot, legal and cultural tussles over vaccine and mask requirements are doomed to go on for a while.
Another strange school year begins. Then: One of the buzziest book releases of the year is here.
The White House might’ve gotten a bit ahead of itself on booster shots. Then: This Labor Day weekend, we debate 2021’s song of the summer.
The new Texas abortion law thrives on technicalities.
Long COVID remains one of the biggest unanswered questions of this pandemic.
The war in Afghanistan is over, and the president stands by his decision to end it.
Hurricane Ida gave little warning before slamming into the Louisiana coast. Future hurricanes could do the same.
Beach-reading season draws to a close.
The region is beset by catastrophe after catastrophe.
The virus isn’t going away—not now, maybe not ever. Plus: a new summer album to stream.