Breaking up social-media companies is one way to fix them. Shutting their users up is a better one.
An autopsy of the long, fractious, and bewildering public argument over COVID boosters
At its best, The French Dispatch mixes madcap fun, gentle satire, and earnestness. At its worst, it’s exhausting.
Container ships at the Port of Los Angeles, morning light on mountains in Switzerland, a wearable soft toy in France, drag racing in Tennessee, glacier exploration in Austria, and much more
Should you switch brands or stick with your original?
The boar is on the floor. The Greggs are in the Tomelettes. And Season 3 of Succession is finally here.
It is not a world in a headset but a fantasy of power.
A month of lava flows and ashfall has taken a toll on several small towns on the island of La Palma.
But at what cost?
What we need is to take care of others.
Medicine has never been about certainty, but odds.
You can make your quest for meaning manageable by breaking it down into three bite-size dimensions.
In three distinct and different places, a similar sense of loss—of liberal values, of hope—is overwhelming.
The highest court in America isn’t safe from mansplaining. A new set of rules for oral argument may change things.
Americans are still resigning at unprecedented rates. This is a moment of fascinating decentralization, one of our writers argues.
The fate of the Democrats’ push for voting-rights legislation lies once again in the hands of one senator from West Virginia.
You might have fewer antibodies now. But they’re better than the ones you started with.
In ways both large and small, American society still assumes that the default adult has a partner and that the default household contains multiple people.
Some of the winning and honored images from this year’s competition in close-up, macro, and micro photography
A bizarre controversy over a party invitation exposes choices typically made behind closed doors at an elite school.
Trying to overthrow a democratic election is categorically different from holding an unpopular opinion.
A new film adaptation of the best seller has a colossal budget and an all-star cast—but its emotional depth is what sets it apart.
A climate scientist has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time. It’s a reminder that the field, which emerged from the mid-20th century’s biggest questions, hasn’t always been fraught.
The country’s voucher-focused help for American renters is mired in red tape, and many landlords opt out. Would cash work better?
The senator from Arizona doesn’t seem rattled by progressives’ threats to primary her—and it’s not clear she should be.
Controlling COVID-19 requires a selflessness that comes naturally. Ironically, we still have to coerce it.
Beijing’s bludgeoning of the prodemocracy movement in Hong Kong would not have been possible without the enthusiastic help of willing collaborators.
The knowledge we’ve gained during the pandemic could help us in the fight against other illnesses.
Players in the National Women’s Soccer League are speaking up about the abusive work environments that can develop when women are underpaid.
The 12th annual panoramic-photo competition has just come to a close, and the winning images and finalists have been announced.