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Opinion

Sex, Sisters and Dr. Donald

Who wants to trust their reproductive life to Trump?Let’s pretend there was an order of nuns with a particular devotion ...

Is the Coronavirus Killing the World Health Organization?

President Trump is not its only problem.This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can sign up here to ...

I’m 10 Minutes Away From Becoming a U.S. Citizen

But U.S.C.I.S. is sitting on a growing backlog of would-be citizens like me.Ten minutes and an oath. That’s all that ...

Two Cheers for Liberalism! (Or Maybe One and a Half)

Free speech has to rest on a shared morality.This is a hard, exhausting time. But it’s also a pivot point. ...

Call a Thing a Thing

White supremacy is the biggest racial problem this country faces, and has faced.Now that we are deep into protests over ...

The Supreme Court Lets Trump Run Out the Clock

The justices reiterated that no president is above the law, but voters still won’t see his taxes before November.In two ...

Tammy Duckworth: Tucker Carlson Doesn’t Know What Patriotism Is

Neither does President Trump.A little over 240 years ago, two of my ancestors put on the uniform of George Washington’s ...

The Deadly Delusions of Mad King Donald

He won’t give up on a failing pandemic strategy.I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling more and more as ...

Business

The Pandemic Work Diary of a Napa C.E.O.

Carlton McCoy, the chief executive of the storied Heitz Cellar in Napa Valley, Calif., is used to being the only ...

U.S.

Warehouse Workers in a Bind as Virus Spikes in Southern California

BLOOMINGTON, Calif. — When Thomas and Kim Rocha bought their house in 2006 in this unincorporated swath of San Bernardino ...

A Conservative Court and Trump’s Own Appointees Declare Their Independence

The Supreme Court’s dismissal of President Trump’s claims of immunity was a reminder that institutional prerogatives still matter in Washington, ...

Climate

Is This the End of New Pipelines?

Defeats at three projects reflect increasingly sophisticated legal challenges, shifting economics and growing demands by states to fight climate change.They ...

Style

‘Defund the Police’? Easy for You to Say

A reader wonders who the neighbors think will protect them if local law enforcement faces budget cuts.In light of recent ...

A Glimpse Into My Son’s Magnificent Mind

Our house is a mess of misplaced possessions. I’m grateful for what this — and my son’s autism — has ...

Fashion

Digital Dior. Remote Chanel. What’s Couture With No Runway?

The first streamed couture shows were more like mini-movies, music videos, trailers and perfume commercials. There were some clothes, too.Is ...

Helen O’Hagan, Fashion Executive Who Personified Saks, Dies at 89

As the store’s head of publicity, she promoted top designers. She also lived a glamorous life as the friend and ...

Arts

The Chicks Are Done Caring What People Think

The women formerly known as the Dixie Chicks have survived the good old boys of country music, a legal battle ...

The Dance on Camera Festival, When Dance Is Only on Camera

Many dance films of recent months have been films by necessity, but the ones in this festival are films by ...

Travel

The Haunting Beauty of a Hut-to-Hut Hike in the Dolomites

With travel restrictions in place worldwide, we’ve launched a new series, The World Through a Lens, in which photojournalists help ...

Science

Dolphins Have an Eating Trick. How They Learn It Is More Surprising.

A behavior called shelling is learned from peers, unlike other feeding strategies that are passed from mother to calf.When hunger ...

A Worm’s Hidden Map for Growing New Eyes

When a planarian loses its eyes, cellular guides connect new ones to its brain so it can see again.Planarians have ...

How Do Flying Snakes Glide Through the Air? ‘It’s Hard to Believe’

As they wiggle and undulate, the snakes are transforming their bodies for flight.Jake Socha is an expert on flying snakes ...

Hummingbirds Navigate an Ultraviolet World We Never See

New research shows that the nectar-drinking birds use their enhanced color vision to distinguish sources of food.Hummingbirds were already impressive. ...

When 300-Pound Wombats Roamed Australia

Compared in size with modern black bears, the extinct species offers a new window into the large vombatiforms that once ...

World

Erdogan Talks of Making Hagia Sophia a Mosque Again, to International Dismay

The World Heritage site was once a potent symbol of Christian-Muslim rivalry, and it could become one once more.ISTANBUL — ...

Japan’s Deadly Combination: Climate Change and an Aging Society

Record-breaking rains this week in the country’s southernmost main island, which have killed 62, have shown the vulnerability of people ...

Used Clothes Ban May Crimp Kenyan Style. It May Also Lift Local Design.

Kenya has halted imports of secondhand clothes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The move limits fashion selection, but ...

‘Whac-a-Mole’ Against Virus Sounds Reasonable, Unless You’re the Mole

When the city of Leicester was shocked with a second lockdown, it lashed back with anger and recriminations.LEICESTER, England — ...

Real Estate

House Hunting on Anguilla: An Oceanfront Retreat for $985,000

With a tiny market and a new residency-by-investment program, the British island is trying to make itself an alternative to ...

Shopping for Fruit Bowls

Because fresh summer fruit isn’t just good to eat — it’s the best way to add color and personality to ...

Sports

As N.B.A. Forges Ahead, LeBron James Is ‘Ready for This Moment’

Much has changed around the league since it shut down in March. But James’s focus on winning has not wavered, ...

New York

The Inside Story of Why Mary Trump Wrote a Tell-All Memoir

For most of her life, Mary L. Trump was shunted aside by her own family.Her uncle, President Trump, for years ...

Health

These Scientists Raced to Find a Covid-19 Drug. Then the Virus Found Them.

In January, as a frightening new virus filled hospital wards in Wuhan, China, Stephanie Giordano, a 25-year-old researcher at the ...

Theater

In the Absence of Live Theater, TV Takes, Well, Center Stage

“Staged,” a six-episode sitcom, and “Talking Heads,” a remake of a group of vaunted monologues, show what good can come ...

This Is Theater in 2020. Will It Last? Should It?

Our critics discuss the last four months, which thanks to Zoom (and Meryl Streep) have been full of experimentation and ...

Books

The Very Sweet Way Sarah Broom’s Mother Showed Her Love With Books

“My mother used to buy me any and every book with the word ‘Sarah’ in the title,” says the author, ...