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  1. 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.”
  2. 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.
  3. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: ‘It Felt Like a Calling’A Chicago anesthesiologist finds horror and hope in New York.
  4. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
  5. 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.
  6. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: The Last Face They See Before They Die“I found myself asking God to forgive me.”
  7. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: The Surgical Chief Changing Soiled Bedsheets“Everybody just did what needed to be done.”
  8. 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.’
  9. 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.
  10. coronavirus
    Medical Workers’ Looming Mental-Health CrisisBeing on the pandemic’s front lines can exact a steep psychic toll.
  11. 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.”
  12. 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.
  13. 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.”
  14. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: A Surgeon’s Hope“When this is all over, New York will help save the country.”
  15. 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.”
  16. 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.”
  17. diary of a hospital
    Diary of a Hospital: A Head Nurse’s Burden“I don’t want to play God.”
  18. talking to
    5 People on Being Isolated With Their ExesWhat happens when you break up with your partner right before a pandemic hits?
  19. 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.
  20. coronavirus
    Resisting the Tug of HomeDuring the coronavirus pandemic, the people and places that usually provide comfort have become a source of risk.
  21. coronavirus
    ‘We All Know That It’s Going to Get Worse’A dispatch from inside a New York City ER.
  22. 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.
  23. coronavirus
    Even the Orgies Are CanceledWe are facing a long dry spring.
  24. feature
    Lee’s American DreamWe said we followed the influencer for her wellness tips. But were our motivations really that pure?
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.”
  28. 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.
  29. oscars 2020
    This Is the Kind of Celebrity Advocacy We NeedTaika Waititi used his Oscars moment to bemoan the new Apple keyboards.
  30. betrayal
    Would Your Partner ‘Force Majeure’ You?A morbid relationship parlor game just in time for Valentine’s Day.
  31. 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.
  32. cancon
    A List of Canadian Terrors Awaiting Meghan and HarrySome of the dangers include “psychopathic bears, vampire flies, and gut-busting cuisine.”
  33. 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.
  34. profile
    Seduced by Start-up LandIn Uncanny Valley, Anna Wiener tries to find career fulfillment in start-up dystopia.
  35. media
    ‘People Should Kill You, If It Becomes Too Much’Disability-rights activists react to a New York Times piece about Alzheimer’s and a murder-suicide.
  36. dating apps
    Well, Well, Well, Channing Tatum Is Now on RayaHe becomes the latest celebrity to turn to the “exclusive,” members-only dating app in the wake of a breakup.
  37. reproductive rights
    What It’s Like to Endure a Forced Ultrasound Before Your Abortion“I remember feeling so annoyed and dismayed. I was almost having an out-of-body experience.”
  38. i like this bitch's life
    I Want to Be a Russian Instagram Girl With a Big CatI люблю (love) this bitch’s life.
  39. hotshot
    Light Me on Fire Like Your Beard, Kendall RoyIs it just me or is it hot in here?
  40. lawsuits
    What the Hell Happened With That Harvey Weinstein Settlement?His alleged victims are receiving a fraction of what they could have gotten. Who’s to blame?
  41. weddings
    Wedding Websites Say They’ll Finally Stop Glorifying PlantationsUntil now, the wedding industry has had few qualms about repurposing sites of historical atrocities as venues for fairytale romance.
  42. new york celebrities
    Oh God, What Has Happened to the Hot Duck?“I am starting to consider the possibility that he suffered some sort of tragic fate.”
  43. feature
    A Party Drug for the End of the WorldHow ketamine became the vice of choice for our dissociated moment.
  44. profile
    Cobie Smulders Is the Grungy, Bisexual P.I. That TV Has Been Waiting ForThe How I Met Your Mother star plays a war vet-turned-investigator on Stumptown.
  45. tough questions
    What Even Is a Mandalorian?The Cut goes in search of answers.
  46. cut covers
    Lilly Singh vs. the Late-Night JimmysIn a world of suits and cynicism, is there room for the YouTuber’s rainbow unicorn vibes?
  47. succession
    What Your BuzzFeed Succession Quiz Results Really MeanRoman: You’re a disgusting little slime puppy and you know it.
  48. movies
    I’m Going to Have to Pass on This OneNo, I will not be seeing Joker in theaters this weekend.
  49. succession
    On Succession, the Apple Doesn’t Fall Far From the TreeEach week, we take a member of the Roy family to therapy. This week: Kendall and Logan both sow their wild oats.
  50. talking to
    8 Stories of Betrayal and Corruption … From High-School PoliticiansIncluding Stephen Miller getting booed onstage.
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