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  1. pandemic
    ‘I Did Not Want My Children to Be Home Again’After more than a year of Zoom school, NYC kids returned to classrooms, much to the relief of parents and teachers.
  2. pandemic
    When School Is Back, But School Buses Aren’tA pandemic shortage of drivers forces parents to pick up the slack.
  3. pandemic
    The Fake Vaxx Card Next to YouThe proliferation of vaccine mandates is creating a black-market boom for counterfeit proof.
  4. lab-leak hypothesis
    U.S. Intelligence Review Inconclusive on COVID OriginsThe country’s spy agencies say they need more information to be able to say for sure where the virus came from.
  5. covid-19
    Don’t Panic, But Breakthrough Cases May Be a Bigger Issue Than You’ve Been ToldThe vaccines work very well, but current public-health communications may be understating the frequency of infections among the vaccinated.
  6. explainer
    What to Know About Cuomo’s Successor, Kathy HochulThe upstate Democratic road warrior has built deep relationships with lawmakers statewide and will now be New York’s first female leader.
  7. covid-19
    Ron DeSantis Takes His Hatred of Mask Mandates to a New LevelOn Monday, the governor threatened to withhold the salaries of school administrators who impose them.
  8. explainer
    What We Know About the Dangerous Delta VariantThe more transmissible COVID strain now accounts for an estimated 93 percent of new cases in the U.S.
  9. covid-19
    Too Many People Are Dying Right NowThe trend of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths amid the Delta wave appears to be far worse that what many had expected.
  10. pandemic
    You’ll Need a Vaccine to Eat Inside NYC Restaurants SoonThe requirement for indoor dining, gyms, concerts, and more comes down this month.
  11. politics
    What Other Deadly Things Will Ron DeSantis Joke About?Florida’s governor used COVID as an icebreaker at a conservative conference. Here are some alternatives.
  12. pandemic
    Vaccine Mandates Are for the Public GoodIf you’re a frontline worker, vaccination is a moral obligation.
  13. pandemic
    What If Vaccines Don’t Really Stop the Virus From Spreading?Unpacking the CDC’s head-snapping new guidance on the vaccinated and masks.
  14. business
    If You Think Flying Sucks, Try Renting a CarCustomers are putting up with filthy interiors, petty surcharges (just to speak to someone!), and skyrocketing prices.
  15. pandemic
    Biden: Never Mind That Time I Accused Facebook of Mass MurderAfter saying “they’re killing people,” now he says, “Facebook isn’t killing people.”
  16. the economy
    How the New Child Tax Credit Is Already Changing Lives“There’s very few good news stories, and this is one.”
  17. drugs
    The Pandemic Year Broke the Record for Fatal Drug OverdosesFentanyl and the isolation of quarantine proved deadly for tens of thousands of Americans.
  18. covid-19
    The Kids Were Safe the Whole TimeWhy we should rethink COVID safety protocols for children — and everyone else.
  19. covid-19
    Will the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Need a Boost Against the Delta Variant?A dose of an mRNA vaccine may give recipients of viral-vector vaccines a more robust immune response against the dangerous variant.
  20. covid-19
    Life As You Knew It Is Coming Back to New YorkCuomo lifts COVID restrictions on almost all businesses.
  21. sin city
    Las Vegas Is Back, But I’m NotWhat it’s like to return to normalcy when everyone else is already there.
  22. games
    Fans’ Bad Behavior Isn’t New. The Outrage Over It Is.Players have been complaining about how they’re treated by fans for years, and now they’re finally being heard.
  23. games
    The Extremely Welcome, Slightly Jarring Return of Sports CrowdsWith screaming fanatics back in the mix, games are no longer a pale imitation of themselves.
  24. covid-19
    A COVID Wave May Be the Next Disaster to Strike GazaJust 2 percent of Gazans are fully vaccinated, the health system is crippled, and COVID-19 might have been spreading in the bomb shelters.
  25. covid-19
    WHO: Pandemic Deaths Two to Three Times Higher Than Official TotalThe organization’s data scientists estimate as many as 6 to 8 million people have already died.
  26. covid-19
    COVID News Keeps Getting Better in AmericaMore immunity + fewer cases = an optimistic outlook.
  27. pandemic
    ‘You Can’t Trust People’Seven vaccinated people explain why they’re bucking CDC’s recommendation to take off their masks.
  28. covid-19
    Northeastern States See Decline in COVID-19 CasesAnd cases continue to drop nationally, as well.
  29. foreign interests
    The U.S. Is Playing Catch-Up at Vaccine DiplomacyAmerica can still make a major difference in the efforts to get COVID-19 vaccines into arms globally, but Russia and China have a big head start.
  30. covid-19
    Have Over 343,000 More Americans Died From COVID?A new analysis suggests COVID has killed far more people than the CDC estimates, as well as twice as many globally, but some experts are skeptical.
  31. babies
    No Country for New BabiesIn 2020, the U.S. birth rate declined by 4 percent, bringing the nation’s fertility to its lowest point in over a century.
  32. covid-19
    FDA Set to Authorize Pfizer COVID Vaccine for Adolescents: ReportKids aged 12-15 could be able to start getting the shot next week.
  33. the end
    The Pandemic’s Lethal TwilightCOVID isn’t done with us. The decisions we make now will have life-and-death consequences for millions.
  34. india
    India Sees 400,000 New Cases in a Day: COVID-Crisis UpdatesThere’s still no end in sight.
  35. games
    Last Year’s NFL Draft Was a Charming Oasis. Now the Circus Is Back.This year’s big event is set to bring back the hype nobody missed.
  36. covid-19
    The People Who Plan on Wearing Masks ForeverFor a select few, covering up has become a way of life. What is the cost?
  37. politics
    Supreme Court Again Sides With Worshippers Over Public-Health OrdersThe Court’s conservative majority ruled that California’s pandemic restrictions on at-home gatherings could not apply to religious activity.
  38. covid-19
    The Story of One DoseInside the sprawling operational puzzle of bringing the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine to the public.
  39. covid-19
    Why Are COVID Cases Going Up in New York City?As the city continues to reopen and vaccination rates climb, coronavirus cases are ticking up after plateauing for more than a month.
  40. covid-19
    How Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Became the Hot ShotWhat first looked like an inferior option has become popular, with many people seeking it out over Pfizer or Moderna’s jabs.
  41. the unforgettable year
    Deaths of Despair Have Surged Among People of ColorNew data shows another disaster unfolding alongside the pandemic.
  42. games
    Sports Are About to Look Like 2019 AgainThe Texas Rangers and Wrestlemania are paving the way for crowded stadiums and arenas to become the norm within weeks.
  43. coronavirus
    The CDC Is Reckoning With Its Damage Under TrumpA new CDC review confirms previous reports detailing how Trump’s political appointees overruled public-health experts throughout the pandemic.
  44. politics
    In First Address, Biden Calls for All Adults to Be Vaccine-Eligible by May 1Acknowledging the “collective sacrifice” the nation has faced, he pointed to July 4 as the moment “we begin to mark our independence from this virus.”
  45. politics
    The American Rescue Plan’s Tacit Admission About AmericaWe don’t have to accept child poverty or a racial wealth gap.
  46. covid-19
    America’s Next COVID Obstacle: Vaccine DesertsThe supply has never been higher, but it’s not always getting to communities most desperately in need.
  47. pandemic politics
    The Problem With the CDC’s Six-Foot Rule for SchoolsThis CDC guidance has kept millions of kids home. The agency needs to explain it — because a lot of science points to a different standard.
  48. let’s get together
    Go Hug a Vaccinated Person Right NowThe social distance of the pandemic, for the vaccinated and their friends and family, can finally start to end. Just ask the CDC.
  49. covid-19
    The Pandemic’s Dr. Doom Bets It AllWhy Michael Osterholm staked his credibility on predicting a new wave — and delayed his own second shot to stop it.
  50. vaccines
    Vaccine Hesitancy Is Falling, According to a New PollThe number of people who say they want a shot (or have already gotten one) has jumped way up.
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