The Michigan Mink Mystery: How Did an Interspecies Outbreak Unfold?

(Sun, 22 May 2022 09:00:16 +0000)

The puzzling coronavirus cases highlight ongoing surveillance challenges and blind spots.

Long Covid Symptoms and Treatment: What We Know So Far

(Sat, 21 May 2022 16:06:40 +0000)

There is no universal definition of the complex condition, but clues about causes and potential treatments are beginning to emerge.

What Donald Trump Didn’t Count On in Georgia

(Sun, 22 May 2022 07:00:12 +0000)

Brian Kemp, the incumbent governor, is at the top of the former president’s enemies list. But to many Georgia Republicans, he is ‘one of us.’

Scorned by Trump, Mo Brooks Rises in Alabama Senate Race

(Sun, 22 May 2022 09:00:10 +0000)

Mr. Brooks, a hard-right representative, seems to be making an unlikely comeback in a Senate race in which the Trump endorsement may not determine votes of Trump supporters.

Lucy Calkins Retreats on Phonics in Fight Over Reading Curriculum

(Sun, 22 May 2022 07:00:11 +0000)

Lucy Calkins, a leading literacy expert, has rewritten her curriculum to include a fuller embrace of phonics and the science of reading. Critics may not be appeased.

America Almost Took a Different Path Toward Abortion Rights

(Fri, 20 May 2022 09:00:41 +0000)

Roe v. Wade was never expected to be the case that made history.

Smell Good, Play Good? MLB Players Douse Themselves in Cologne

(Sun, 22 May 2022 09:00:14 +0000)

Baseball is full of traditions and superstitions. For numerous players, a heavy dose of cologne or women’s perfume is the unlikeliest of performance enhancers.

My Lunch With President Biden

(Sun, 22 May 2022 10:00:08 +0000)

I left with a full stomach but a heavy heart.

We Must Prepare for Putin’s Worst Weapons

(Sun, 22 May 2022 03:59:57 +0000)

The West needs to prepare options for how we would respond militarily and economically to a seismic shift in the global geopolitical terrain.

How My Father, Ronald Reagan, Grappled With Abortion

(Sun, 22 May 2022 10:00:05 +0000)

Even as his beliefs on abortion shaped global policy, he was never entirely at peace with the issue.

Some #MeToo Cases Are Clear-Cut. What Do We Do When They’re Not?

(Sun, 22 May 2022 10:00:08 +0000)

It’s unclear what the actor Frank Langella did on his Netflix show. But firings like his can raise complicated questions.

Johnny Depp and Other Pirates

(Sat, 21 May 2022 13:43:34 +0000)

Plundering our attention and poisoning us with lies.

Tressie McMillan Cottom: Cancel Student Loan Debt

(Sat, 21 May 2022 16:31:52 +0000)

Student loan debt is an albatross around the Democrats’ neck.

A Million Pandemic Deaths, and These Are Still Uncounted

(Sun, 22 May 2022 03:07:28 +0000)

These pandemic deaths are still uncounted.

Yes, I Have Cancer. I Still Want to Hear Your Complaints.

(Sat, 21 May 2022 15:00:05 +0000)

Mutual complaint can be stabilizing.

How Gossip Is Remaking Online Hip-Hop Media

(Wed, 18 May 2022 13:13:34 +0000)

Actual music can seem like an afterthought as digital coverage of the genre has tilted toward tabloidism. Are there other paths forward?

Resisting the Hot Reservation Economy

(Wed, 18 May 2022 03:11:57 +0000)

In praise of the restaurants where you can definitely get a seat and still enjoy a fantastic meal.

The Economy Is Weird. Two Experts on Where It Goes From Here.

(Wed, 18 May 2022 09:00:11 +0000)

Is the U.S. economy really in bad shape, and is a recession coming?

The 17th-Century English Judge Behind Abortion and Rape Rulings Today

(Thu, 19 May 2022 09:00:13 +0000)

Both in India and in the Roe v. Wade draft ruling roiling the United States, Lord Matthew Hale — an English judge who wrote that women were contractually obligated to husbands — still looms large.

How Jack Welch’s Reign at G.E. Gave Us Elon Musk’s Twitter Feed

(Sat, 21 May 2022 15:53:12 +0000)

The onetime ‘manager of the century’ paved the way for C.E.O.s to moonlight as internet trolls.

Australia’s ‘Climate Election’ Finally Arrived. Will It Be Enough?

(Sun, 22 May 2022 07:31:05 +0000)

Voters rejected the deny-and-delay approach that has made Australia a global laggard on emission cuts. But how far the new government will go remains to be seen.

‘I Want to Reset My Brain’: Female Veterans Turn to Psychedelic Therapy

(Sat, 21 May 2022 22:17:43 +0000)

Traumatized by war and sexual assaults, some U.S. veterans and veterans’ spouses are seeking help in a Mexican clinic that treats depression and addiction with potent hallucinogens like toad poison.

There’s an Animal That Walks on Three Limbs. It’s a Parrot.

(Wed, 18 May 2022 13:28:56 +0000)

Lovebirds — and perhaps other species — seem to confound nature’s strong preference for bilateral bodies.

How to Stay Cool and Safe in a Heat Wave

(Wed, 11 May 2022 14:01:19 +0000)

As temperatures reach record highs, here’s guidance on coping with extreme heat.

Is Sharing Breast Milk Safe?

(Fri, 20 May 2022 19:30:06 +0000)

More families are informally swapping milk during the baby formula shortage. But experts warn there are risks.

Why We All Need to Have More Fun

(Wed, 11 May 2022 22:43:57 +0000)

Prioritizing fun may feel impossible right now. But this four-step plan will help you rediscover how to feel more alive.

Do Waist Trainers Work?

(Sat, 21 May 2022 02:20:39 +0000)

Some claim the corset-like garments help wearers slim their midsections. Here’s what the experts say.

Carlos Alcaraz, at 19, Is a Favorite at the French Open

(Sat, 21 May 2022 15:28:09 +0000)

Alcaraz, 19, has arrived in Paris with an unusual level of buzz and momentum for his age.