COVID-19

COVID-19 Is Still Upending Holiday Plans—and Inspiring Some Families to Make New Ones

Julie, who is 38 and lives in North Carolina, considers herself, her husband, and...

First Real-World Data Show That the Bivalent Booster Is Effective

In a report published in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, scientists at...

You Can Still Get Free COVID-19 Tests Through Insurance

Planning to gather with loved ones over the holidays? Here’s a timely reminder...

How Some COVID-Cautious Experts Are Celebrating Thanksgiving

America’s third pandemic Thanksgiving may feel like the most normal holiday gathering in...

Home Births Rose During the Pandemic, Study Shows

More babies were born at home in 2021 than in any year since at...

Why U.K. Nurses Voted to Strike for the First Time Ever—and What That Means for Hospitals

It was late last Thursday when Naomi Fullen Somers, a young nurse at Derbyshire...

CRISPR For Cancer Takes a Big Step Forward

Researchers have made an important step forward toward a long-desired goal: using the gene-editing...

BQ.1, BQ.1.1, BF.7, and XBB: Why New COVID-19 Variants Have Such Confusing Names

If you can name the currently circulating coronavirus variants without looking them up, your...

Deaths Caused By Alcohol Spiked by 26% During the Pandemic

The number of Americans killed by alcohol rose by 26% during the first year...

Bivalent COVID-19 Boosters Rev Up Protection, Pfizer Study Says

Pfizer’s updated COVID-19 booster significantly revved up adults’ virus-fighting antibodies, the company said...
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10,500 Toddler Bottles and Cups Recalled Over Lead Poisoning Risk

A company has recalled about 10,500 bottles and cups for toddlers over lead poisoning concerns to children if a part of the product breaks...

Diving Into the Local Culture on the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia

“Here, smell this,” said Hans Mathurin, 29, as he pulled off the road, rolled down his window and snatched a leaf off a bush....

St. Louis mayor Tishaura Jones quits Twitter over Elon Musk’s Ferguson tweet

She flew the coop. The mayor of St. Louis said she has quit Twitter, citing a now-deleted tweet by the company’s new...

Blank sheets of paper become symbol of defiance in China protests

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese protesters have turned to blank sheets of paper to express their anger over COVID-19 restrictions in a rare,...

Tech Turmoil Complicates Canada’s Policing of the Online World

Back in the spring my colleague Cade Metz, who covers artificial intelligence, driverless cars, robotics, virtual reality and other new technologies for The New...

Meet the House Republicans Who Will Wield Power in the New Congress

WASHINGTON — Republicans may have won control of the House by only the slimmest of margins, but in a chamber that operates purely by...