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Pandemic

  1. covid-19
    9 Reasons to Believe the Worst of the Pandemic Is OverThe good news is really starting to roll in. (Though there are also a few reasons for caution.)
  2. games
    It Already Feels Like the Post-COVID Era in SportsA shockingly ordinary baseball spring training presages a return to normalcy — or close to it.
  3. covid-19
    How COVID Vaccines Will Be Upgraded to Fight New VariantsTechnology that brought the world shots in record time have another advantage.
  4. money!
    How to Find Your Missing Stimulus ChecksIf you didn’t get the first or second one, there’s good news: You might still! The bad news is that you’ll have to go through the IRS.
  5. pandemic
    How Long Can COVID Cases Keep Plummeting?There’s a mysterious element to the good news.
  6. coronavirus
    New COVID Strain Spreading Across U.S.: What We KnowA distressing new study suggests that the U.K. variant is doubling its number of confirmed infections in the U.S. every 10 days.
  7. tomorrow
    What If the COVID Pandemic Never Really Ends?The latest math on herd immunity is looking grim.
  8. covid-19
    How the Pandemic and a Bunch of Lunatics Taught Me to DriveA carless liberal flees New York City for Reno.
  9. games
    A Marquee Super Bowl Is the NFL’s Reward for Cutting CornersCOVID schmovid. It’s Tom Brady versus Patrick Mahomes!
  10. coronavirus
    What We Know About the New P.1 Strain of the CoronavirusThe new variant, detected amid a horrifying resurgence of COVID cases in Manaus, Brazil, has alarmed scientists around the world.
  11. life after warming
    After Climate AlarmismThe war on denial has been won. And that’s not the only good news.
  12. how we live now
    What Has the Pandemic Done to Our Eyes?Humans weren’t meant to stare at screens.
  13. covid vaccines
    The Vaccine Stockpile the White House Released This Week Doesn’t Exist: ReportThe Trump administration had already depleted the vaccine stockpile it said it would release, sowing more confusion for state and local authorities.
  14. coronavirus
    America’s Vaccine Rollout Is Already a DisasterVaccines should bring the end of the pandemic, but we’re bungling their distribution just as badly as the rest of our coronavirus response.
  15. liveblog
    Pfizer, Trump Administration Reach Deal for More Doses: Live UpdatesThere will now be enough vaccine for at least 200 million Americans by the end of July.
  16. explainer
    What We Know About the U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution PlanThe largest mass-vaccination campaign in American history has begun. This is how it may or may not play out.
  17. covid-19
    Families of Color Are Now Facing an Economic DisasterThe pandemic is making America’s existing racial inequalities worse.
  18. labor
    Nevada Sex Workers Are Getting Stiffed by Brothels, the Government — and COVIDBarred from both working and receiving unemployment benefits, sex workers are struggling to survive the inequality of the socially distanced economy.
  19. games
    How Sports Leagues Are Gearing Up for Another Weird SeasonEveryone is hoping for vaccine-enabled normalcy in 2021, but some sports are better positioned than others to wait things out.
  20. biden cabinet
    Biden Will Nominate Xavier Becerra for HHS SecretaryAs California’s attorney general, Becerra helped lead the legal charge against Trump, but he lacks the health-policy experience of other contenders.
  21. covid-19
    Biden Will Ask Americans to Wear Masks for 100 DaysMeanwhile, the CDC recommended “universal mask use” for the first time on Friday for whenever people are outside their homes.
  22. games
    The NFL Is Too Big to Let COVID Stop ItThe increasingly pandemic-afflicted league has learned an important lesson from other sports: Just keep playing.
  23. new york city
    New York City to Begin Phased Reopening of SchoolsPre-K and elementary-school students will be able to return on December 7, and the city is overhauling how it manages its schools amid the pandemic.
  24. coronavirus stimulus
    Democrats Should Seek Quick Stimulus CompromiseAmerica’s vulnerable can’t wait two more months for relief. And half measures today don’t rule out further stimulus tomorrow.
  25. covid-19
    Donald Trump Jr. Has Tested Positive for COVID-19Trump’s son is one of dozens of people linked to the president who have recently caught the virus.
  26. please stay home
    Curfews Will Do Almost Nothing to Stop the Spread of COVIDThe virus doesn’t know what time of day it is.
  27. covid-19
    CDC Advises Against Thanksgiving TravelWith more than 160,000 new COVID-19 cases being reported daily, the agency now recommends that Americans cancel their holiday travel plans.
  28. games
    COVID Is an Existential Crisis for College BasketballThanks to unlucky timing, no sport has been as badly hit by the pandemic.
  29. covid-19
    Un-Normalizing America’s Third Wave of the PandemicThe ongoing tsunami of new coronavirus cases should snap us out of any complacency.
  30. covid-19
    U.S. Reports Another Record-Breaking Day of New COVID-19 CasesMore than 170,000 new cases were reported Friday, setting a new national record for the fourth straight day, as did current hospitalizations.
  31. coronavirus
    A Pandemic Winter Is Coming to New York, and It’s Going to Be Unimaginably HardDuring the last surge, New Yorkers could at least spend a lot of time outdoors.
  32. politics
    How the Pandemic Dealt a Blow to Europe’s Far RightCOVID-19 led to setbacks for many far-right parties across Europe as issues like immigration receded and voters sought out competent leadership.
  33. dr. fauci
    Dr. Fauci Predicts No ‘Semblances of Normality’ Until 2022Yikes.
  34. white house outbreak
    As Trump Downplays Pandemic’s Third Wave, New COVID-19 Outbreak Hits White HouseAt least five of the vice president’s aides have tested positive, sparking another pandemic-related political disaster for President Trump.
  35. pandemic
    Trump Administration Shelves COVID-Vaccine Santa ClauseSanta Claus performers would have been offered early vaccinations in exchange for their help promoting the COVID-19 vaccine.
  36. covid-19
    White House Chief of Staff: ‘We Are Not Going to Control the Pandemic’After a new White House outbreak, Trump’s chief of staff tried to defend the administration’s inability to take COVID-19 seriously. It wasn’t pretty.
  37. games
    The Fans Can Go to Games Again. Will They?The stadiums are open, but fans aren’t exactly rushing through the doors.
  38. covid-19
    The Third Wave of the Pandemic Is HereThe coronavirus is once again gaining ground, with no end — or plan — in sight.
  39. early and often
    Trump Infects AmericaWe do not yet know the extent of the outbreak in Washington — or the effect it will have on the country.
  40. new york city
    Councilmember: De Blasio’s School Reopening Was ‘Designed to Fail’It was obvious from the beginning there wouldn’t be enough teachers for students in classrooms, says a Democratic critic of the mayor.
  41. centers for disease control
    CDC Reverses on COVID-19 Airborne Transmission GuidelinesThe about-face comes days after the CDC revoked a guideline stating that asymptomatic people with known COVID-19 contact do not need to get tested.
  42. just asking questions
    Bill Gates on the Pandemic: ‘You Hope It Doesn’t Stretch Past 2022.’The philanthropist shares his thoughts about COVID-19 vaccines, America’s failures, and when we can expect real global relief.
  43. misinformation
    HHS Officials Altered CDC COVID-19 Reports to Help TrumpTrump-appointed officials have been interfering to protect the president’s deliberately misleading COVID-19 spin.
  44. california wildfires
    California’s Disaster Overload: Wildfires, Air, and COVID-19Firefighters remain stretched far too thin, and the coronavirus implications of the still uncontained wildfire crisis are dire.
  45. the top line
    Target Is Having a Pretty Good PandemicWhy big box retailers like Walmart and Target have done especially well under COVID.
  46. international affairs
    New Zealand Postpones National Election Amid Mysterious COVID-19 OutbreakNo, this doesn’t set any kind of precedent for President Trump to try to follow.
  47. coronavirus
    The Human Cost of the Pandemic May Dwarf Its Death TollThe long-term health effects of COVID-19 could be the most common and most devastating outcome, by far.
  48. inequality
    Congress Is Hanging Single Parents Out to DryThe $600 enhanced unemployment benefits are due to expire. A new report shows how much single parents need that money.
  49. politics
    What We Know About Trump’s New ‘Executive Orders’The president’s power grab is more likely to deliver a constitutional crisis than economic relief during the pandemic.
  50. covid-19
    The Good (But Not Great) News About T-Cells and Herd ImmunityTwo areas of research offer tentative hope that meaningful natural protection from COVID-19 may come sooner than expected.
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