Congress is known for being dysfunctional. Why hasn’t it been over the past two years?
Employers have a new tool in the struggle with employees over workplace power: constant monitoring.
Sam Ezersky on how he crafts the Bee and how to be a better solver.
Make the most of the last weeks of summer, whether you’re dreading the end of the season or dancing about it.
Hollywood tried to slot her into cookie-cutter blockbusters, sometimes successfully. She was at her best playing competent women in extreme situations.
Air pollution sickens and kills millions every year. Here’s how the new measure will help tackle the problem.
The climate bill will make cleaner energy cheaper for everyone.
Now that Joe Manchin has saved the Democratic agenda, how should liberals think about him?
What should you make of the F.B.I.’s search of Donald Trump’s home? We offer a guide.
Here’s how policies to slow global warming can also shield consumers from rising prices.
Climate has received most of the attention. But the Senate bill brings big changes to health care, too.
Despite the grim headlines, 2022 is less violent so far than last year.
Two Times reporters answered your travel questions to help you navigate this hectic vacation season.
Grab a book and read outside this weekend, if you can. Here’s some inspiration.
Parts of the South and Midwest are cleaning up from deadly flooding. We explain the factors that sharply increased the risks.
Republican state officials have found a new way to push back against “woke capitalism”— by punishing companies that distance themselves from fossil fuels.
The Kansas abortion vote and the congressional push on same-sex marriage show how progressives can confront the Supreme Court.
It’s not Covid, but there are good reasons to take precautions.
A reporting trip to a forest in Chile made me think deeper about the relationships we need to cope with life on a hotter planet.
With tensions rising in Taiwan, we look at the shared interests of China, Russia and Iran.
A large new study offers clues about how lower-income children can rise up the economic ladder.
Explaining the increasing politicization of the book banning debate.
Try out a new podcast or two, courtesy of Morning readers.
It is not whether the U.S. is in a recession. It’s whether the economy will soon worsen.
Joe Manchin’s climate announcement has the potential to be a very big deal.
Digital media is changing language — sometimes rapidly. We explore the example of American Sign Language.
The Amazon is burning at its fastest pace in over a decade. Meet one scientist who’s trying to reverse the trend.
Big price increases are not exclusive to the U.S.
The political fight over abortion will increasingly be a battle over the mailing of pills into Republican-run states.
When it’s more comfortable inside than out, it’s time to play games.
Air-conditioners reduce heat stress but also guzzle energy. We’ll explain how it’s possible to keep people cool, including those most at risk, without cooking the planet.
Prices have now fallen for more than a month.
We look at what it means for the country.
Yet it’s suffering badly from warming.
Many of us avoid talking about climate change because it feels so controversial. In fact, research shows that your neighbors are probably thinking about it, too.
Why election conspiracy theories have become central to the Republican Party.
As another heat wave descends, the U.S. federal government is pulling back from the climate fight. What now?
College-educated workers are driving a spike in union organizing.
When it comes to making the perfect summer salad, sometimes less is more.
The collapse of climate legislation is a blow to global efforts to address warming.
A Florida jury will decide if the young man who killed 17 people in 2018 will be sentenced to death.
The homelessness crisis is getting worse.
The military relies on advanced semiconductors. The U.S. doesn’t make any.
Despite Biden’s low approval ratings, Democrats are roughly tied with Republicans in the midterm polls. We explain why.
A recent walk among ancient sequoias helped me cope with hard-to-bear news of the world. But those trees are having a hard time coping, too.
On the day of his funeral service, we consider the full legacy of Japan’s longest-serving prime minister.
The Times has released its first poll of the 2022 midterm cycle.
The election of Mayra Flores, a Republican and an immigrant, helps explain how Latino voters are shifting to the right.
You need not travel far to experience the delights of summer.
In the absence of national climate measures in the United States, how much can be done at the local level? Our reporters talk about the opportunities and barriers.