The seven-day average of cases is down a third from its mid-January peak. But the U.S. needs to quickly distribute vaccines before another surge begins.
America’s divisions won’t disappear under President Biden. How do we move forward? Then: Do coronavirus vaccines still work against mutated variants?
Plus: More than 4,000 Americans died today of COVID-19. The outbreak continues to reach new heights.
Today, Americans watched the unfathomable, but not unexpected, play out.
Here are 20 songs to say good riddance to 2020 with.
Writers and editors share the recipes, habits, and cooking lessons that have helped us make it through the year, one meal at a time.
What does 2021 hold for the ongoing coronavirus outbreak? Our staff writer Ed Yong lays out what to expect.
Including some of The Atlantic’s standout work on the coronavirus, America’s racial reckoning, and the election
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With under a month left in office, President Donald Trump is flexing his power, issuing a slew of pardons and a veto. His actions may stun, but not necessarily surprise.
Thaw that turkey, and your soul. We hope these odes to the small pleasures in life will at least bring you back to room temperature.
Cooks and non-cooks alike from around our newsroom share their best tips for navigating this strange Thanksgiving.
Our staff writer Barton Gellman warned weeks ago that the president could dispute the election. Here’s what he says may happen next.
The first Saturday of fall will bring an announcement with the potential to shape American lives for years—if not decades. Plus: What our critics reviewed.
The killings in Kenosha. The Republican National Convention. Hurricane Laura. Our writers weigh in on the events of the week. Plus: Nine suggestions for your weekend.
Well into August, the debate over school reopenings hasn’t cooled off any. Today, we hear a variety of perspectives on the matter.
As you process the events of this past week, these perspectives from our writers might be helpful.
At first we were afraid, we were petrified—but this Memorial Day weekend might be the time to shake up quarantine solitude with a playlist of empowering pop.
The old economy is gone. Here’s what’s taking shape in its place. Then: Let’s talk about those “murder hornets.”
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