Without an extra $600 a week in unemployment assistance, many Americans are on the brink of not being able to pay rent or put food on the table.
The Great Depression permanently altered many people’s behavior. Could COVID-19 do the same?
When socializing outside gets harder in much of the U.S., daily life will get more dismal, and the virus might spread even further.
Students are generally capable of doing what public-health experts ask, but not all of them, not everything, and not all the time.
The pandemic is disrupting birth, death, and immigration rates, and the U.S. population could reach its lowest growth rate in 100 years.
The pandemic has already taken a toll on the careers of those with young children—particularly mothers.
Moving in with your parents is often seen as a mark of irresponsibility. The pandemic might show the country that it shouldn’t be.
More and more, the goals of being a dedicated employee and being a dedicated parent seem to be in conflict.
The flurry of recent changes demonstrates how quickly they can be made when those in power have the will to make them.
The events of 2020 carry painful resonances for black families, whose collective memories of violence reach back generations.
What a novelist, a therapist, a Buddhist teacher, and others have to say to the class of 2020
The current economic conditions could take this year’s grads 10 years or more to recover from.
Experts provide scripts to help you push back as effectively as possible.
Can I eat at a restaurant? Can I go shopping? Can I hug my friends again? Experts weigh in.
Six experts explain how to recognize the many new faces of grief during a pandemic.
Spotty Wi-Fi, an upcoming meal, another Zoom happy hour—people are coming up with new excuses for ending social interactions.
A guide to this and other pandemic food dilemmas
Some will emerge from this crisis disrupted and shaken, but ultimately stable. Others will come out of it with much more lasting scars.
The coronavirus outbreak may last for a year or two, but some elements of pre-pandemic life will likely be won back in the meantime.
A guide to convincing your loved ones to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously