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  1. The New Age of D.I.Y. Medicine Opinion, Yesterday

    A new vaccine for preventing cavities doesn’t have F.D.A. approval or promising clinical trials, but it does have customers.

  2. Californians Share Their Pandemic Silver Linings, Four Years After Lockdowns U.S., Yesterday

    Readers submitted small ways that the pandemic shifted their thinking for the better, or introduced a new joy into their life.

  3. 5 Takeaways From a Year of Medicaid Upheaval U.S., April 16

    In the year after a pandemic-era policy preserving Medicaid coverage lapsed, more than 20 million people were dropped from the program at some point.

  4. Aumentan las complicaciones derivadas del consumo de alcohol entre las mujeres En español, April 15

    Una nueva investigación muestra que las enfermedades hepáticas y otros problemas de salud vinculados con el alcohol aumentaron incluso más de lo esperado en las mujeres de 40 a 64 años durante la pandemia.

  5. Owners of Funeral Home With Decaying Bodies Are Charged With Covid Relief Fraud U.S., April 15

    Originally charged after 190 decomposing bodies were found at their Colorado funeral home, the couple now face federal charges that they fraudulently obtained $880,000 in relief funds.

  6. Roses Are Red, Love Is True. Here’s Why This Bouquet Costs $72. New York, April 15

    A dozen red roses is timeless. But its price tag is not. At Ditmars Flower Shop in Queens, where costs have soared in recent years, a bouquet is $72, up from $60 in 2019.

  7. How to Reduce Student Absenteeism Letters, April 13

    Readers discuss the reasons for the spike since the pandemic and how to lure students back.

  8. Biotech Exec Gets 7 Years in Prison for False Claims About Rapid Covid-19 Test Express, April 13

    Prosecutors said Keith Berman falsely claimed he had invented a blood test that could detect Covid-19 in 15 seconds. His lawyer said he had put “genuine effort” into developing such a test.

  9. Complications From Alcohol Use Are Rising Among Women Well, April 12

    New research shows that alcohol-related liver disease and other health problems increased even more than expected among women ages 40 to 64 during the pandemic.

  10. Trump or Biden? The Stock Market Doesn’t Care. Sunday Business, April 12

    Prediction markets say former President Donald J. Trump has a good chance of winning. So far, the stock market is fine with that.

  11. Ghost Kitchens Are Disappearing, Squeezed by Demand and Complaints Business, April 12

    Delivery-only operations boomed during the pandemic. Now Wendy’s, Kroger’s and mom-and-pop food businesses are rethinking their operations.

  12. A Steadying Force for the Africa Center Is Stepping Down Culture, April 11

    Uzodinma Iweala, chief executive of the Harlem institution, will leave at the end of 2024 after guiding it through pandemic years and securing funds.

  13. A Wild Ride From ‘Dilettante’ to Director Styles, April 11

    Theda Hammel wasn’t always sure her varied résumé would include “Stress Positions,” her directorial debut.

  14. More Funding Needed to Prosecute Pandemic Fraud, Justice Dept. Says Washington, April 9

    The Justice Department said more than $1.4 billion in stolen relief funds have been seized or forfeited. But estimates of the total stolen run into the tens of billions.

  15. Downtown Los Angeles Places Another Big Bet on the Arts Culture, April 9

    The pandemic was tough on city centers and cultural institutions. What does that mean for Los Angeles, whose downtown depends on the arts?

  16. A Showdown Pits Owners of Second Homes Against Full-Time Residents Real Estate, April 5

    The pandemic upset a delicate balance of part-time and full-time residents in a community in the Poconos, sparking a debate over short-term rentals.

  17. Who ‘Won’ Covid? It Depends How You Measure. Op Ed, April 3

    Four years after the pandemic began, we’re still learning basic facts about what happened.

  18. How a Pandemic Boom Led to a ‘Property Tax Mess’ in Colorado National, April 3

    A surge of new residents into Rocky Mountain states drove up home prices. The result was property tax increases of 40 percent or more for some of those already there.

  19. Kids Are Missing School at an Alarming Rate The Daily, April 2

    How the pandemic changed families’ lives and the culture of education.

  20. What 10 Years of Modi Rule Has Meant for India’s Economy Business, April 1

    Narendra Modi has kept India on its swift upward path among the world’s largest economies. Many Indians are better off, though wealth gaps have widened.

  21. Los problemas de calidad de Boeing en 4 claves En español, March 28

    Sus empleados afirmaron que las dificultades de la empresa que fabrica aviones no son nuevas, pero que se agravaron durante la pandemia, cuando perdió a miles de sus trabajadores más experimentados.

  22. 4 Takeaways About Boeing’s Quality Problems Business, March 28

    The company’s issues date back years, employees said, and were compounded by the pandemic, when it lost thousands of experienced workers.

  23. As Relations Thaw, China Lifts Tariffs on Australian Wine Business, March 28

    Despite its thirst for Australian wine, China had taxed the imports in 2020 over a dispute about Covid-19.

  24. 2 Ex-Officials at Veterans Home Where 76 Died in Covid Outbreak Avoid Jail Time Express, March 27

    The former superintendent and medical director of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in Massachusetts were indicted in 2020 on charges of neglect after many residents became sick and died.

  25. F.D.A. Authorizes New Drug to Protect High-Risk Patients From Covid Well, March 25

    Pemgarda, available in the coming weeks, is intended for immunocompromised people who are unlikely to mount an adequate response after vaccination.

  26. A Timeline of Dave Calhoun’s Rocky Tenure at Boeing Business, March 25

    The outgoing chief executive’s four years in the top job were marked by safety scandals, grounded planes, Covid and more grounded planes.

  27. How a Pandemic Malaise Is Shaping American Politics Politics, March 24

    Four years later, the shadow of the pandemic continues to play a profound role in voters’ pessimism and distrust amid a presidential rematch.

  28. Furry Slippers and Sweatpants: Young Chinese Embrace ‘Gross Outfits’ at Work Business, March 24

    The social media movement is the latest sign that some of China’s young people are resisting the compulsion to strive.

  29. ¿Cuál es la siguiente fase del coronavirus? En español, March 23

    Los científicos que estudian la evolución continua del virus y las respuestas inmunitarias del organismo esperan evitar un rebrote y comprender mejor la covid prolongada.

  30. Joni Mitchell, Following Neil Young, Returns to Spotify After Protest Culture, March 22

    Her music has quietly reappeared on the streaming service, two years after a departure over what she called “lies” about Covid-19 vaccines in podcasts.

  31. What’s Next for the Coronavirus? Science, March 22

    Scientists studying the virus’s continuing evolution, and the body’s immune responses, hope to head off a resurgence and to better understand long Covid.

  32. Large Grocers Took Advantage of Pandemic Supply Chain Disruptions, F.T.C. Finds Washington, March 21

    A report found that large firms pressured suppliers to favor them over competitors. It also concluded that some retailers “seem to have used rising costs as an opportunity to further hike prices.”

  33. Rising Discipline Problems in Schools: Another Sign of Pandemic’s Toll Metro, March 20

    Incidents of student misconduct have risen in New York City since pandemic disruptions, though serious crimes in schools have decreased.

  34. Bolsonaro enfrenta posibles cargos penales por falsificar registros de vacunación En español, March 19

    La investigación sugiere que el expresidente de Brasil obtuvo la idea de falsificar su cartilla de vacunación para viajar a Estados Unidos de su ayudante Mauro Cid.

  35. Brazil Police Recommend Criminal Charges Against Bolsonaro Foreign, March 19

    The federal police accused the former president of falsifying his Covid-19 vaccination records.

  36. La desinformación en temas de salud está evolucionando. Aprende a detectarla En español, March 19

    Los expertos ofrecen consejos para reconocer las afirmaciones médicas falsas en internet y combatirlas en tus círculos cercanos, sin pelear con nadie.

  37. Why Another University Might Benefit New York Metro, March 19

    According to a think tank’s analysis, another private college would attract the young talent that helps the city’s economy.

  38. Where the Wild Things Went During the Pandemic Science, March 18

    A new study of camera-trap images complicates the idea that all wildlife thrived during the Covid lockdowns.

  39. What the Data Says About Pandemic School Closures, Four Years Later Upshot, March 18

    The more time students spent in remote instruction, the further they fell behind. And, experts say, extended closures did little to stop the spread of Covid.

  40. Examining Trump’s Alternate Reality Pitch Washington, March 16

    The war in Ukraine. Hamas’s attack on Israel. Inflation. The former president has insisted that none would have occurred if he had remained in office after 2020.

  41. Does Everyone Want to Be on the ‘Mommy Track’? Op Ed, March 16

    More people are rejecting the false binary of remote work vs. the corporate ladder.

  42. Covid Precautions Are Still With Us. Just Look Down. Op Ed, March 16

    Tattered vestiges of the pandemic serve as a reminder of a scary and surreal time.

  43. Health Misinformation Is Evolving. Here’s How to Spot It. Well, March 16

    Experts offer tips for combating false medical claims in your own circles.

  44. They Fell in Love During the Pandemic. Then Things Changed. Styles, March 16

    Four years after lockdowns and social distancing were implemented worldwide, four readers share their stories about their pandemic relationship regrets.

  45. Investing in Caregivers and Nursing Homes Letters, March 14

    Two readers call for more federal funding for care of the sick and the elderly. Also: Data on drivers; Covid lessons; diversity in college admissions.

  46. Robert Hur’s Testimony About His Report on Biden Letters, March 13

    Readers discuss the special counsel’s decision not to prosecute. Also: Covid and the “nocebo effect”; New York’s primary; Black English; journaling.

  47. Neil Young Will Return to Spotify, Ending Protest of Joe Rogan Culture, March 13

    The rock musician removed his songs from the streamer in 2022 to protest coronavirus podcast episodes, but reversed course in light of the show’s wider distribution.

  48. Four Years On, Covid Has Reshaped Life for Many Americans National, March 13

    Covid was declared a national emergency on March 13, 2020. Even as the threat of severe illness and death has faded, the pandemic’s effects linger.

  49. ‘What American Families Experienced Is Not Something That You Get Over’ Op Ed, March 13

    Four years after the pandemic began, parents continue to struggle with a broken child care system, but there’s reason to hope for a better future.

  50. When the Pandemic Hit Home Interactive, March 13

    New York Times readers share the moment they realized Covid would change the world.

  51. Audience Snapshot: Four Years After Shutdown, a Mixed Recovery Culture, March 12

    Covid brought live performance to a halt. Now the audience for pop concerts and sporting events has roared back, while attendance on Broadway and at some major museums is still down.

  52. La pandemia de covid, 4 años después En español, March 12

    La emergencia de salud que cambió al mundo, crisis en Haití y más para comenzar la semana.

  53. Is This What Happens When You Build a Real Social Safety Net, Then Take It Away? Op Ed, March 12

    Americans’ economic pessimism.

  54. How to Parent in a World Under Siege? Book Review, March 12

    In her elegant essay collection, “Lessons for Survival,” Emily Raboteau confronts climate collapse, societal breakdown and the Covid pandemic while trying to raise children in a responsible way.

  55. It’s Never Too Late to Find a New Career (a Mile Above Your Old One) Projects and Initiatives, March 12

    Patrick Milando, an accomplished French horn player, now splits his time between the orchestra pit and the cockpit, where he teaches budding pilots like he himself once was.

  56. Como médica, no le temo a la covid como antes, pero sí me quedo con sus lecciones En español, March 11

    Hemos pasado, en solo cuatro años, del terror a la aceptación, lo que nos pone en un lugar extraño: ¿cómo pasamos página cuando el coronavirus sigue representando una amenaza para algunas personas?

  57. A cuatro años de la COVID-19, esto es lo que empezamos a comprender En español, March 11

    Los científicos han desentrañado gran parte del comportamiento del coronavirus que desató la pandemia. A continuación, una mirada a lo que hemos aprendido.

  58. The Fourth Anniversary of the Covid Pandemic N Y T Now, March 11

    And where things stand today.

  59. As a Doctor, I Don’t Fear Covid as I Once Did, but I Carry Its Grave Lessons Forward Op Ed, March 10

    Covid is now a permanent part of our lives. Are we finally ready to accept that?

  60. Four Years On, the Mysteries of Covid Are Unraveling Well, March 9

    Are superdodgers real? Is Covid seasonal? And what’s behind its strangest symptoms? Here’s what we’ve learned.

  61. Hola, extraño, aquí está mi corazón En español, March 9

    Quizá lo que me está enfermando no es el amor que no he recibido, sino el amor que he dejado de dar.

  62. Covid Became a Pandemic 4 Years Ago. How Does Your Life Look Now? National, March 8

    We want to hear from readers on how your life has or hasn’t changed.

  63. Public Workers Joined Ring That Stole IDs of Homeless People, D.A. Says Metro, March 8

    Eighteen people, including nine New York City public employees, were charged with joining a conspiracy that made ghost guns and defrauded a state Covid relief program.

  64. Reminder: Trump’s Last Year in Office Was a National Nightmare Op Ed, March 8

    And he made the nightmare much worse.

  65. What Is Your Earliest Pandemic Memory? Well, March 7

    As the fourth anniversary of the Covid lockdowns approaches, we’re collecting stories of the moments readers’ worlds shut down.

  66. The Disappearance of Mayor Adams Op Ed, March 7

    Unlike most of his predecessors, he has had few accomplishments while leading New York City. But there’s still time to change that.

  67. China tiene una nueva agenda económica, y se parece a la anterior En español, March 6

    En la Asamblea Popular Nacional de esta semana, los dirigentes chinos fijaron un ambicioso objetivo de crecimiento: exactamente el mismo que el año pasado.

  68. After 217 Covid Vaccines, Man Had No Side Effects and Robust Immunity Science, March 6

    Media accounts of a German man’s extreme vaccination history spurred researchers to analyze his immune responses.

  69. There Were Lynchings in the North, Too Metro, March 6

    An N.Y.U. project examines the history of lynchings after the Civil War, including one in New York State.

  70. Andrew Cuomo Faces House Subpoena Over Covid Deaths in Nursing Homes Metro, March 6

    Mr. Cuomo was accused of stonewalling a House subcommittee trying to interview him about his administration’s handling of nursing homes during the Covid pandemic.

  71. China Wants to Look Open. Under the Surface, Xi’s Grip Is Clear. Foreign, March 5

    At China’s big political show, nervous exchanges with journalists and the tightly scripted pageantry showed how Xi Jinping has centralized control.

  72. China’s New Economic Agenda, a Lot Like the Old One: Takeaways Business, March 5

    At the National People’s Congress on Tuesday, China’s leaders set an ambitious goal for growth, exactly the same one as last year.

  73. Paid Family Caregivers in Indiana Face Steep Cutbacks Science, March 4

    Now that federal pandemic-era funds are shrinking, states like Indiana are ending or curtailing programs that finance home care by relatives of seriously ill children and adults.

  74. C.D.C. Shortens Isolation Period for People With Covid Science, March 1

    Americans with Covid or other respiratory infections may return to daily activities if they don’t have a fever and their symptoms are improving.

  75. Tell Us About Your Pandemic Relationship Regrets Styles, March 1

    Some relationships that were fast-tracked by the pandemic are now marred by regrets. Did you move in together too soon? Got married mainly for the health insurance? We want to hear from you.

  76. Hey, Stranger, Here’s My Heart Styles, March 1

    Perhaps what’s making me sick is not the lack of love I have received but the love I have ceased to give.

  77. Alcohol-Related Deaths Surge to Nearly 500 a Day, C.D.C. Says Health, February 29

    Spikes of fatalities linked to drinking that began with the Covid pandemic were not an anomaly. An estimated 178,000 people died in 2021 from similar causes.

  78. Nursing Home Staffing Shortages and Other Problems Persist, U.S. Report Says Science, February 29

    Infection control lapses, severe staffing shortages and lowering vaccination rates have continued to plague many facilities beyond the pandemic.

  79. Long Covid May Lead to Measurable Cognitive Decline, Study Finds Science, February 28

    People with long Covid symptoms scored slightly lower on a cognitive test than people who had recovered. But long Covid patients who eventually got better scored as well as those whose symptoms did not last long.

  80. Older Americans Should Get Another Covid Shot This Spring, C.D.C. Says Science, February 28

    The agency recommended another round of vaccinations for Americans ages 65 and older.

  81. COVID-19 en 2024: guía de síntomas y tratamientos En español, February 27

    La covid ya no es la misma enfermedad que desató la pandemia. Estas son las medidas que actualmente pueden protegerte.

  82. Shining a Light on Long Covid, a ‘Vicious Affliction’ Letters, February 27

    Readers’ personal stories about how devastating it can be. Also: Redeeming cans to make a living; teacher shortages; religion at the border; lounging in bed.

  83. Your 2024 Guide to Covid Symptoms and Treatment Well, February 26

    Rest, fluids and medications are your friends.

  84. A Fern’s ‘Zombie’ Fronds Sprout Unusual Roots Science, February 25

    In the Panamanian rainforest, scientists found the first known plant species to transform decaying tissue into a new source of nutrients.

  85. Mi esposo es dos años mayor que mi hijo En español, February 24

    Nuestra diferencia de edad de 19 años provoca chismes. También es lo mejor que me ha pasado.

  86. Teachers Are Missing More School, and There Are Too Few Substitutes National, February 19

    In some districts, teachers are taking more sick days since the pandemic. A shortage of substitutes can make matters worse.

  87. 36 Authors Times ‘Fourteen Days’ Adds Up to a Mixed Literary Experiment Book Review, February 18

    In this collaboratively written novel, Lower East Side dwellers get through lockdown swapping colorful tales on the roof of their scruffy building.

  88. What Sourdough Taught Me, in the Pandemic and Beyond Interactive, February 16

    When the world around us stops making sense, I find comfort and clarity in bread.

  89. Los CDC consideran acabar con el periodo de aislamiento de 5 días por covid En español, February 16

    Según una propuesta, los estadounidenses podrían volver a sus rutinas tras un día sin fiebre. Algunos médicos consideran que el cambio sería riesgoso.

  90. My Husband Is Two Years Older Than My Son Styles, February 16

    Our 19-year age gap feels treacherous and gossip inducing — and is also the best thing that’s ever happened to me.

  91. Is Earlier Better for Theater Start Times? Culture, February 14

    In an effort to entice audiences back after the pandemic, Britain’s National Theater is testing a 6:30 p.m. curtain.

  92. How Protected Am I Against the Covid Variant JN.1? Well, February 14

    JN.1 accounts for nearly all U.S. Covid cases. Here’s what to know about the risk of a new infection.

  93. C.D.C. Considers Ending 5-Day Isolation Period for Covid Science, February 13

    Americans may be advised that it’s safe to return to regular routines after one day without a fever.

  94. N.Y.C. Revived Remote Schooling for a Day. It Was a Mess. U.S., February 13

    The chancellor said the “school system is more than prepared.” But when it was time to log on, many students could not.

  95. Covid Shots for Children N Y T Now, February 13

    Much of the world has decided that most young children don’t need to receive Covid booster shots. The U.S. is an outlier.

  96. Alternar las vacunas en ambos brazos podría aumentar la inmunidad, según un estudio En español, February 8

    Recibir vacunas de varias dosis en los brazos, en lugar de solo en uno, podría aumentar la respuesta inmunitaria, según una nueva investigación.

  97. American Cities Aren’t Doomed After All Op Ed, February 7

    The urban “doom loop” seems to have come to a halt.

  98. New Report Raises Concerns About Long Covid in Children Well, February 7

    The condition is less prevalent among children than adults, but symptoms can disrupt their schoolwork and social lives.

  99. One Arm or Two? How You Get Vaccinated May Make a Difference. Science, February 6

    Receiving multidose vaccinations in both arms, instead of just one, may increase the immune response, new research suggests.

  100. How to Hunt the Sasquatch Book Review, February 6

    In “The Secret History of Bigfoot,” John O’Connor explores a legend that refuses to die — and his own place in a disenchanted world.

  101. How Nevada Is Pushing to Generate Jobs Beyond the Casinos Business, February 5

    Chastened by a series of economic downturns that punished the hospitality industry, state leaders are working to broaden the economy.

  102. The Reasons for Covid Vaccine Hesitancy Letters, February 4

    Readers discuss a guest essay by a doctor surprised by the lack of enthusiasm. Also: Enjoying Medellín despite the bad press; the tedium in the courtroom.

  103. We Were Friends for Years. Trump Tore Us Apart. Op Ed, February 4

    Politics drive a wedge between even the longest of friends.

  104. California destina 2000 millones de dólares a los estudiantes perjudicados por el aprendizaje a distancia En español, February 2

    Una demanda acusó al estado de no proporcionar una educación equitativa a estudiantes de bajos ingresos, negros e hispanos durante la pandemia.

  105. The Monster Measles Outbreak in Europe Is a Warning Op Ed, February 1

    Vaccination levels aren’t actually in free fall. But that doesn’t mean we’re safe.

  106. California Aims $2 Billion to Help Students Catch Up From the Pandemic National, February 1

    A lawsuit accused the state of failing to provide an equal education to lower-income, Black and Hispanic students during the pandemic.

  107. See How Your School District Is Recovering From the Pandemic Interactive, February 1

    Look up data from the first detailed national study of learning loss and academic recovery since the pandemic.

  108. We Were Wrong About What Happened to America in 2020 Op Ed, January 31

    The answer, only now coming into view, explains why that awful year still has us in its grip.

  109. Boeing Faces Tricky Balance Between Safety and Financial Performance Business, January 30

    The company is under pressure to show regulators and customers that it takes safety seriously and to reassure investors about its financial outlook.

  110. Amazon Filmed ‘Expats’ in Hong Kong, but People There Can’t Watch It Express, January 30

    The first two episodes of the show, which was filmed during the city’s pandemic restrictions, were released last week but were not available there.

  111. My Patients Used to Be Enthusiastic About the Covid Vaccine. What Changed? Op Ed, January 27

    A newer, more vague vaccine hesitancy is emerging. A New York doctor has some advice for how to stop it.

  112. A Fond Farewell to South Korea Insider, January 26

    An editor recalls moving to Seoul during the coronavirus pandemic and watching The Times open a digital newsroom in the city.

  113. Economists Predicted a Recession. So Far They’ve Been Wrong. Business, January 26

    A widely predicted recession never showed up. Now, economists are assessing what the unexpected resilience tells us about the future.

  114. Airlines Hoping for More Boeing Jets Could Be Waiting Awhile Business, January 25

    The Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to limit Boeing’s production of 737 Max planes could hurt airlines that are struggling to buy enough new aircraft.

  115. Met Opera Taps Its Endowment Again to Weather Downturn Culture, January 25

    The company has withdrawn nearly $40 million in additional funds from its endowment to cover expenses, but sees signs it may be emerging from its post-pandemic woes.

  116. Europe Faces a Measles Outbreak Science, January 24

    When vaccinations begin to lag, as they did during the pandemic, measles is often the first disease to resurge. “It’s the canary in the coal mine,” one expert said.

  117. Court Finds Trudeau Overreached by Using Emergency Law to End Blockade Foreign, January 24

    The government said it will appeal the decision that came two years after the start of a trucker protest that paralyzed the downtown of Canada’s capital.

  118. California and Oregon Ease Covid Isolation Rules, Breaking With C.D.C. National, January 21

    Two of the most cautious states have bypassed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention by letting students and workers who have the virus but are asymptomatic avoid isolation.

  119. New York Is Planning to Shutter a Major Brooklyn Teaching Hospital Metro, January 20

    Officials said some services would be transferred from University Hospital at Downstate to nearby facilities, and others, including primary care, could be expanded.

  120. What’s in the New Tax Deal? Washington, January 19

    Budget watchdogs warn that temporary changes to the tax code that are being debated on Capitol Hill will lead to more deficits in the long run.

  121. Before the Coronavirus Pandemic, Overlooked Clues From Chinese Scientists Science, January 18

    Newly released documents indicate that a U.S. genetic database had received the sequence of the coronavirus two weeks before it was made public by others.

  122. When Public Health Loses the Public Op Ed, January 18

    What role may public health officials have played in fostering public distrust of them?

  123. Cómo aprovechar al máximo tu prueba casera de COVID-19 En español, January 18

    Las pruebas rápidas siguen siendo una herramienta valiosa para protegerte a ti y a los demás de los virus y están disponibles en farmacias y tiendas de conveniencia.

  124. Don’t Ditch Standardized Tests. Fix Them. Op Ed, January 17

    Assessing the academic skills of elementary and middle school students matters more than ever.

  125. China’s Economy Spooks Markets, and Hong Kong Stocks Sink Business, January 17

    Pessimism among investors was most pronounced in Hong Kong, where stocks have plunged by 10 percent so far this year.

  126. China’s Economy Grew Last Year, but Strains Lurk Behind the Numbers Business, January 17

    Gross domestic product expanded 5.2 percent, as China worked to export more to make up for weak demand, high debt and a steep property contraction at home.

  127. What America’s Eating Affects Its Water Supply Letters, January 15

    Responses to an article in the “Uncharted Waters” series. Also: Paxlovid and Covid; Taylor Swift’s fans; Democratic vice-presidential choices.

  128. 6 New Paperbacks to Read This Week Interactive, January 12

    Including titles by Janet Malcolm, Patricia Engel, Tracy Kidder and more.

  129. I Have Covid. Should I Take Paxlovid? Well, January 11

    We asked experts about who should take the antiviral medication, how well it works and where to get it for free.

  130. Use of A.D.H.D. Drugs Surged During Pandemic, Study Finds Science, January 10

    Social media influencers and online marketing may have played a role, experts said.

  131. Why Are American Drivers So Deadly? Magazine, January 10

    After decades of declining fatality rates, dangerous driving has surged again.

  132. We Are in a Big Covid Wave. But Just How Big? Science, January 10

    Wastewater data has become perhaps the best metric to track the spread of the virus in the U.S., but it’s an imperfect tool.

  133. How to Make the Most of Your At-Home Covid Test Well, January 10

    Here’s what you need to know about when to take a test for accurate results, and how to get kits for free.

  134. Temporada de virus En español, January 9

    El regreso de la tos y los estornudos, el futuro de Israel a debate y más para empezar tu día.

  135. Resfriados, tos y covid: por qué parece que estamos siempre enfermos En español, January 9

    Después de la pandemia, el invierno parece ser un desfile interminable de malestares. ¿Pasó algo?

  136. Acabo de salir de la covid pero aún me siento mal En español, January 8

    Los síntomas pueden persistir durante días o semanas después de dar negativo en la prueba, incluso para aquellos que no desarrollan covid persistente.

  137. Channeling the Pain of Chinese Immigrants, in Music and Verse Arts & Leisure, January 7

    “Angel Island,” an oratorio by Huang Ruo, brings to life the stark poetry of the people who were detained on the California island in the early 1900s.

  138. La COVID-19 resurgió, pero los expertos consideran que la amenaza es menor En español, January 6

    Aun así, los médicos recomiendan aplicarse las nuevas vacunas por su eficacia con las variantes actuales y para reducir el riesgo de covid prolongada.

  139. Citing Misinformation, Florida Health Official Calls for Halt to Covid Vaccines Science, January 4

    Federal health officials and other experts have repeatedly sought to counter erroneous comments about the vaccines by Dr. Joseph Ladapo, Florida’s surgeon general.

  140. Covid Has Resurged, but Scientists See a Diminished Threat Science, January 3

    Hospitalizations have ticked upward, and there are at least 1,200 Covid-related deaths each week. Americans should mask more often, and vaccination rates remain too low, experts say.

  141. Is America on the Mend? Op Ed, January 1

    And will voters accept the good news?

  142. How Telling Stories to My Daughter Got Me Through the Darkest Times Op Ed, January 1

    Amid an unhinged far-right presidency and a devastating pandemic, it was a lifeline.

  143. Como contar histórias para minha filha me ajudou nos tempos mais difíceis Opinion, January 1

    Em meio a uma tresloucada presidência de extrema direita e uma pandemia devastadora, foi uma tábua de salvação.

  144. Living and Struggling With Long Covid Letters, December 31

    Readers offer personal stories as a patient and a nurse. Also: Being Jewish in America; Black voters and the G.O.P.; Liz Cheney’s book; students and free speech.

  145. La variante JN.1 ya domina en EE. UU. En español, December 31

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  146. After Rise in Murders During the Pandemic, a Sharp Decline in 2023 National, December 29

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  147. 5 cosas que aprendimos de la salud en 2023 En español, December 29

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  148. A Mother, a Daughter, a Deadly Journey: An Update The Daily, December 28

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  149. San Francisco’s Montgomery Street Could Signal a Downtown Revival National, December 28

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  150. JN.1 Now Accounts for Nearly Half of U.S. Covid Cases Well, December 27

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