Only when my father was on his deathbed did I finally realize what he always knew: Obligation doesn’t only take. It gives.
Where is the women’s movement when we need it most?
Does the decline of religious faith influence existential anxiety about childbearing?
Wouldn’t the temperate sins of midlife serve our politics well just now?
Without much confidence that the olds will have fixes on guns, climate or Covid, young Americans are looking to themselves.
Donald Trump, abortion rights and student loan debt create a narrow window for President Biden and Democrats to regain their footing.
America’s social mobility machine is broken.
Vodka-spiked Shirley Temples — nostalgic, colorful and unapologetically sweet — have found a way to upstage the vodka soda.
The travails of pandemic parenting have been well documented. But how has this time shaped decision-making (and baby-making) going forward?
A left-right debate on the overblown gender panic gripping American politics.
A new generation seeks to shock the bourgeoisie.
Meet the man working to put the next big “It” plant on every windowsill in North America.
Tori Dunlap’s savings journey turned her into a full-time finfluencer. Her latest partnership aims to help women get together and get started with investing.
There is an enormous gap between what people are willing say in public and what they really think.
It is now just a way to be at the beck and call of anyone, and any robot, with an internet connection.
Although some of the fastest growing regions in the country continued to grow, the gains were nearly erased by stark losses in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco.
Demonstrations are planned for Friday, so we looked at what drives the movement. Here are four takeaways.
A growing chorus of young people is focusing on climate solutions. “‘It’s too late’ means ‘I don’t have to do anything, and the responsibility is off me.’”
The film “All My Friends Hate Me” satirizes anxiety and paranoia among upper-class British millennials. Its writers say they are laughing at themselves most of all.
The “unbecoming” heroine is a timely reminder that women need not be responsible, self-improving and productive in order to be valued.
A beloved store in a small hometown closes, but the residents still need their work wear.
The happy complacency of post-Cold War peace is being shattered by Russia’s threats, demands and massive military buildup around Ukraine.
People have coated their faces in Vaseline for decades, but a TikTok trend with a catchy name (“slugging,” anyone?) has introduced the skin-protecting petroleum jelly to new users, baffling some longtime devotees.
As baby boomers retire and buy less wine, producers need new ways to tempt a White Claw generation back from other alcoholic drinks, according to a new report.
We don’t want to leave the world a worse place than we found it.
“Hard pants,” R.T.O. and boomer burnout made for an eventful second pandemic year. They also taught us about the economic future.
Education, misinformation and extremely soft stuffed animals.
Some Gen Zers and millennials don’t see the point in waiting for the traditional date to begin bettering themselves.
In “The Generation Myth,” Bobby Duffy deconstructs the stereotypes that have built up around millennials, boomers and other cohorts.
Upstarts including Olivia Rodrigo, Lil Nas X, Chloe Bailey and the Kid Laroi grew up on the internet, admiring the artists who are now their contemporaries.
Nostalgia mixes with tape decks and car phones at RADwood events that aim to capture “the essence of a bodacious era.”
In a world of pandemic chaos, political strife and climate catastrophe, some would-be parents see the future as too dark to procreate.
Will work ever love us back? Two millennials disagree.
How a new generation of Jewish leaders began to rethink their support for Israel.
Twenty-somethings rolling their eyes at the habits of their elders is a longstanding trend, but many employers said there’s a new boldness in the way Gen Z dictates taste.
The generational divide on returning to the office is not neatly drawn. For some young professionals, even in a pandemic, showing up is more than half the battle.
House hunters are attracted to the hassle-free living and lack of down payments, but there’s a trade-off: They give up the investment of owning a home.
TikTok has developed its own approach to home-design content: Skip over the home to obsess over the objects inside.
Group tour companies are accommodating more and more solo travelers, who are looking for company — and someone else to handle the complexities of traveling during the pandemic.
Under new ownership, the online publication aimed at younger readers unveiled a revamped version of itself on Wednesday.
The digital media company has raised eyebrows for its claims about its audience size for years. Then came the strange voice on the phone.
Americans have not yet come to terms with this cultural shift.
Are influencers the new hippies?
From Diogenes the Cynic to Audre Lorde to a former factory worker in China, the “lying flat” movement is gathering steam.
There is growing anti-China sentiment in South Korea, particularly among young voters. Conservative politicians are eager to turn the antipathy into a presidential election issue.
Marissa Meizz became a TikTok meme after her friends excluded her from a birthday party. She decided to do something about it.
A generation gap has emerged between them and colleagues who value the workplace over the advantages of remote work. Bridging it may require flexibility.
They are the cars that seemed to be in everyone’s driveways a few decades ago. Now they are hard to find.
South Korean music, movies and dramas are winning the hearts of young North Koreans. Their influence is seen as a threat to Mr. Kim’s grip on society.
Elise Stefanik’s rise — and the fall of several young House colleagues — is an omen for a party struggling to reach a 21st-century electorate.