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  1. home for the holidays
    ‘Frankly, I Just Need a Change of Scenery’Six people explain why they’re still traveling for Thanksgiving.
  2. the cut podcast
    She Had COVID For Months. No One Believed Her.Chimére felt like she was losing her mind. Then she found a community of people with the same surprising symptoms.
  3. election 2016
    Where Were You When Trump Won?Ten people on the night they planned to spend celebrating Clinton’s victory.
  4. destinations
    Shameless on VacationA certain kind of American is still traveling internationally — and they’re not sorry.
  5. real talk
    How I Convinced My Dad Not to Vote for TrumpSeven people on changing the minds of their loved ones.
  6. q&a
    How a Marriage Survives a CultSarah Edmondson and Nippy Ames, stars of the HBO docuseries The Vow, on escaping NXIVM and what came after.
  7. activism
    ‘Fear Is Fuel’At a New York memorial for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, women wondered how to channel their grief into action.
  8. back to school
    You Could Get Us All Sent HomeCollege students have been left to police each other for COVID infractions, fostering a climate of paranoia, finger-pointing, and mistrust.
  9. education
    Former Students Talk About Their Fake Black Professor“Now I’m just like … what else was a lie?”
  10. education
    Why Are Parents So Bad At Teaching Their Own Kids?The intimate relationship between parent and child can make remote learning uniquely stressful.
  11. clothes
    My Nap Dress Is a Big Old T-shirtNap dresses are the new pandemic clothing trend of choice. We’d like to propose an alternative.
  12. friendship
    Will the Weather Let Me Have Friends Today?In a pandemic, we only get to have friends when it’s nice out.
  13. coronavirus
    Their Summer Camp Tried to Be Safe. Kids Still Got Sick.The growing number of COVID outbreaks at day camps is an ominous sign for school reopenings.
  14. how i get it done
    How America’s Leading Aerosol Expert Gets It DoneDr. Linsey Marr’s research on viral transmission has never been more urgent.
  15. reopening
    ‘It’s Kind of Like You’re in an Alternate Reality’A Disney World attractions manager on trying to stay safe — and keep the “magic” alive — from behind a mask and face shield.
  16. immigration
    Trump’s Cruel Attack on International StudentsThe Trump administration said it was rescinding its order prohibiting international students from staying in the U.S. while taking classes online.
  17. work
    5 Vulnerable Workers on the Anxiety of Returning to the Office“They basically have the power of life or death over me right now.”
  18. diary of a hospital
    How One Brooklyn Hospital Survived Its Deadliest SpringCOVID-19 hit Mount Sinai Brooklyn early and hard. Now, the staff reflects on what they learned in a crisis.
  19. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: ‘It Felt Like a Calling’A Chicago anesthesiologist finds horror and hope in New York.
  20. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
  21. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: A Nurse’s Worst DayAmid back-to-back codes, a patient’s family watches him die over FaceTime.
  22. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: The Last Face They See Before They Die“I found myself asking God to forgive me.”
  23. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: The Surgical Chief Changing Soiled Bedsheets“Everybody just did what needed to be done.”
  24. coronavirus
    Nannies Tell the Truth About Working During the Coronavirus‘Now that I’m out of isolation, I’m taking care of the whole family unit.’
  25. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: ‘Now I Know the Horror That They’re Living’As head nurse, Claudia thought she knew the isolation her patients felt as they died alone. Then she got sick.
  26. coronavirus
    Medical Workers’ Looming Mental-Health CrisisBeing on the pandemic’s front lines can exact a steep psychic toll.
  27. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: She Had to Move the Body Herself“We knew there were patients in the ER desperately waiting for that bed.”
  28. power
    “He Was the Last Person I Wanted to be Stuck With”Social-distancing is meant to protect the public, but it also supports one of the most obvious tactics for abusers — to isolate partners from support.
  29. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: Losing Hope in the ICU“I don’t know how long I can keep doing this for.”
  30. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: A Surgeon’s Hope“When this is all over, New York will help save the country.”
  31. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: A Truck Full of Bodies“We’re getting a little bit more of a sense that this is the new normal.”
  32. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: A Doctor’s Lens“Today, I was there for maybe five hours. In that time, five patients died.”
  33. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: A Head Nurse’s Burden“I don’t want to play God.”
  34. talking to
    5 People on Being Isolated With Their ExesWhat happens when you break up with your partner right before a pandemic hits?
  35. diary of a hospital
    Inside a Brooklyn Hospital Right NowBrooklyn Mount Sinai Hospital’s chief medical officer, on mounting deaths, overflowing waiting rooms, and the mobile morgue parked outside his window.
  36. coronavirus
    Resisting the Tug of HomeDuring the coronavirus pandemic, the people and places that usually provide comfort have become a source of risk.
  37. coronavirus
    ‘We All Know That It’s Going to Get Worse’A dispatch from inside a New York City ER.
  38. coronavirus
    ‘It Feels Like a Pause’Could Italy’s present be New York’s future? We spoke to a 30-year-old Florence resident about what it’s like to live in a city under lockdown.
  39. coronavirus
    Even the Orgies Are CanceledWe are facing a long dry spring.
  40. feature
    Lee’s American DreamWe said we followed the influencer for her wellness tips. But were our motivations really that pure?
  41. curl crisis
    Thousands of Women Are Losing Their Hair. Is DevaCurl to Blame?I was making my way through the stages of hair-loss grief when news broke last month that many others were experiencing issues similar to mine.
  42. instagram
    Could You Survive a Day at the Museum of Ice Cream With No Phone?What is Instagram’s favorite pop-up museum like … without Instagramming? One woman’s harrowing attempt to find out.
  43. power
    This Is What ‘Stop and Frisk’ Is Really Like“The experience of being stopped and frisked just for being transgender was so traumatic for me. I was afraid of walking down the street.”
  44. the second term
    What Would Four More Years of Trump Look Like?The death of global climate efforts. Escalating trade wars. Nuclear brinkmanship. Here, 19 visions of a future that seems more possible than ever.
  45. oscars 2020
    This Is the Kind of Celebrity Advocacy We NeedTaika Waititi used his Oscars moment to bemoan the new Apple keyboards.
  46. betrayal
    Would Your Partner ‘Force Majeure’ You?A morbid relationship parlor game just in time for Valentine’s Day.
  47. how i get it done
    How Cheer’s Superstar Coach Monica Gets It DoneThe champion cheerleading coach on pushing athletes to perform at their best, and balancing ambition with serious safety risks.
  48. cancon
    A List of Canadian Terrors Awaiting Meghan and HarrySome of the dangers include “psychopathic bears, vampire flies, and gut-busting cuisine.”
  49. tv
    I Want This Cheer Coach to Run My LifeAfter watching Netflix’s Cheer, all I need in life is for Coach Monica to be proud of me.
  50. profile
    Seduced by Start-up LandIn Uncanny Valley, Anna Wiener tries to find career fulfillment in start-up dystopia.
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