Joshua Wong has been sentenced to more than a year in jail. Avenues for dissent in the city are narrowing.
The former mayor’s fevered efforts to overturn the election results may be about self-preservation more than anything else.
The picture is sharpening up. But we still don’t have all the answers.
Is this what the post-Trump era will feel like?
North Carolina’s ban on local protections for LGBTQ people expires today. But more fights lie ahead.
Looking at the long views from the Hubble space telescope might be good for you.
These are the most effective carbon offsets and climate-advocacy groups, according to a new evidence-based group.
The initial results of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine trials were unexpected and confusing, but there’s more data to come.
Every day until Friday, December 25, we’ll present one new image of our universe from NASA’s orbiting telescope.
U.S. COVID-19 statistics are about to look better—even though the reality is almost certainly getting worse. It’s time to hibernate.
A decades-old legal argument used by Hitler has found support in Beijing.
The Grammy-nominated pop septet’s newest single became the first Korean song to top the Billboard Hot 100—with virtually no radio play.
When it comes to the pandemic, people are still not on the same page.
Elvis Costello’s 1979 album, Armed Forces, has been reissued at a moment when it feels more frighteningly vital and relevant than ever.
What the president and his lawyers have been attempting to do deserves punishment that will likely never come.
Pod means something different to everyone, and that’s a problem.
Only one top Biden adviser isn’t joining him in the White House—but she’ll still stay close.
The departing president neither embraced nor fully repudiated America’s mission.
Just because we know bad things about the 45th president, don’t assume that there’s nothing bad left to find out.
A few glimpses of the landscape of Pennsylvania, and some of the animals and people calling it home
A poem for Sunday
The prolific cookbook author James Beard helped shape the nation’s culinary identity—for better and for worse.
The pollution that cars emit goes beyond what spews from their tailpipe.
In an extended interview, the Reverend William J. Barber II explains why healing the soul of the nation will take more than returning to “normal.”
The movie and book don’t show the positive side of the area, because that wouldn’t serve the story’s purposes.
For the left to be effective in a post-Trump Washington, it must avoid the culture of deference that set in after Obama’s victory.
An army of volunteers is helping forecasters predict disasters before they strike.
Cultural institutions have faced hard questions about racial inclusivity for decades. This year, they might finally provide some answers.
The path lies not in legislation but through the deregulation of mifepristone—the only drug the FDA has approved to safely and effectively terminate an early pregnancy.
“We have a flag that we fly. We have a portable flagpole.”