The assumption that we are the sole authors of our texts and emails is a collective fiction—but a useful one.
New market-rate development helps relieve pressure on local housing prices.
The school-funding program recently switched from offering rebates for physical labels to an app, frustrating many users and highlighting some of the program’s long-standing contradictions and inequalities.
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s new documentary, Hemingway, dramatizes one of the great revolutions in the history of American literature.
Antibodies that cross the placenta or end up in milk could give infants temporary immunity to COVID-19.
If the District were a state, it could fix its shot problem.
The events of January 6 illustrate the flaw in accommodating extremists in the name of stability.
Last summer, France’s pandemic response seemed far more competent than America’s. In the vaccine stage, everything looks different.
Part of Meghan’s problem was her naïveté about the workings of the Royal Family, which she had assumed would be similar to the workings of celebrity culture.
We must consider why this one case has attracted so much attention, to the exclusion of many others.
COVID-19 precautions forced the trail to be altered, but the 49th running of the Iditarod still took place.
They’ve become a major military player—and maybe a substitute for strategic thinking.
The beautifully made HBO/Channel 4 miniseries about gay men in 1980s London can’t help but show the way that tragedies become tropes.
Elite schools breed entitlement, entrench inequality—and then pretend to be engines of social change.
For an institution whose legitimacy depends largely on the public’s perception of its integrity, the growth of unseen, unsigned, and unexplained decisions can only be a bad thing.
Our democratic habits have been killed off by an internet kleptocracy that profits from disinformation, polarization, and rage. Here’s how to fix that.
America must regulate guns not only to protect life, but to protect its citizens’ equal freedoms to speak, assemble, worship, and vote without fear.
Why was the New York governor’s reckoning so long in coming?
Will Republican officials in the state pay a price for the recent blackouts?
Families will gather. Restaurants will reopen. People will travel. The pandemic may feel like it’s behind us—even if it’s not.