How intense will the pandemic be this winter? Here are the variables to watch. Also: Self-care only goes so far.
What do animals know? And what are the legal and moral implications of the answer? Also: America’s real “wokeness” divide might not be what you think.
The United States is reportedly gearing up to authorize COVID-19 boosters for all adults. Should you snap one up or wait? Here’s what to consider.
We take a quick break from the news cycle, 13 days before showtime. Plus: why Taylor Swift’s new album is “a turducken of nostalgia.”
The big Glasgow summit on climate change offers clues about our climate future. Also: Does having kids make you happier?
Brine the turkey. Swab your nose? Here’s how to prepare for a safe Thanksgiving 2021.
COVID-19 breakthrough infections are inevitable. The question is how we deal with them.
Once a year, Americans get an extra hour of weekend thanks to daylight saving time. Spend yours wisely.
The pandemic blues are still here. Also: Here are some hot tips to find your hot streak at work.
If Democrats can lose in Virginia, they can lose anywhere, our writers argue. Also: Is it safe for kids to get the flu shot and the COVID vaccine at the same time?
And other pandemic plot lines.
Democrats on Capitol Hill are still trying to wrap up their capstone legislative project ahead of Tuesday’s elections. Also: Take off your mask. (No, not literally.)
COVID-19 vaccines for kids could arrive as early as next week. To help you prepare, we answer five practical questions.
A high number of people are missing from the labor force. At the same time, Americans are spending more.
We discuss the Capitol attack’s evolving place in our cultural memory.
Should you switch brands or stick with your original?
Americans are still resigning at unprecedented rates. This is a moment of fascinating decentralization, one of our writers argues.
The next bit of COVID-booster news is here. A picture of our vaccine future is slowly coming into view.
Start preparing for Trump versus Biden, round two.
Fall is starting to feel like it’s really settling in. Appreciate the season before it’s gone. Then: Our critics discuss Ted Lasso, man of the hour.