For many Americans, there’s more to do, and less mental bandwidth with which to do it.
It’s difficult to fully comprehend the magnitude of 350,000 deaths. Other metrics can be more illuminating.
When we look back on 2020, will we see past all the things that didn’t happen?
The U.S. could have hundreds of thousands of fewer births next year than it would have in the absence of a pandemic.
Inside the heads of people who borrow things from friends and never return them
The legendary game-show host had a distinctive ability to toggle between gravitas, gentleness, and theatricality.
Like some stressful quadrennial birthday, elections prompt us to think about where we’ve been and where we’re headed, both personally and as a country.
The odds of altering the outcome of the election: close to zero. The odds of altering your relationship with your family: much higher.
There’s likely little Joe Biden can do to stop his opponent’s interjections during tonight’s debate, but that doesn’t mean he can’t still respond to them strategically.
Throughout the pandemic, Americans have been tempted to violate public-health experts’ recommendations. The winter holidays might be the strongest temptation yet.
Experts say the president’s illness is unlikely to sway those who think COVID-19 is no big deal.
Instead of a dignified discussion of important issues, the country was subjected to what felt like a toxic, drawn-out family dispute gone off the rails.
She expanded the possibilities of family life and work—for women and for men.
Anne Helen Petersen, the author of the new book Can’t Even, traces some of a generation’s malaise back to its upbringing.
The collective sense of closure we’re all longing for may never arrive. Instead, brace for a slow fade into a new normal.
“We’re just rife with cash and it has led to a decent amount of guilt.”
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.