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The Forever Virus
The Omicron wave could possibly mark the beginning of the end of the pandemic. What else does the virus have in store for 2022 and the years to come?
Dark Day — The News in Pictures
U.S. Capitol Police officers after morning roll call on Capitol Hill on January 6, a year after a mob of Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol Building in hopes of interrupting the certification of the election of Joe Biden as President.
'The World Is On the Brink'
Less than a year before president john F. Kennedy delivered his Commencement Address at the American University in 1963, the Cuban Missile Crisis had brought the world to the brink of nuclear war.
Cultural Traditions to Celebrate
Each year, UNESCO compiles traditions, knowledge, skills and art from communities across the globe, in a list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage.” The chosen items are not historical monuments or artifacts, but rather “living expressions inherited from our ancestors.” In a time of rapid globalization, the list serves to recognize and celebrate cultural diversity and highlights how traditional ways of life interact with the contemporary world. From the navigation skills of Micronesian wayfarers to a thousand-year pottery tradition carried by women in northern Peru, here’s a snapshot of this year’s list.
Books to Look Forward to for a New Year
Along with the promise of a brand-new year come new reading challenges to start and winter weekends that are perfect for cozying up with a good book.
Hole in the Net
What good is a social safety net if the people who need help the most can’t access it?
China is trying to force trading partners to toe its line on Taiwan. The U.S. and EU must fight back
THE CHRISTIAN PROPHETS WHO PREDICTED DONALD TRUMP WOULD BE REINSTATED AS PRESIDENT IN 2021 AREN'T READY TO ADMIT DEFEAT YET
All You Need Is LOVE
What I learned about creativity from working with the Beatles
QUEEN'S LONELY FINAL DAYS!
DEATH is stalking Queen Elizabeth!
new KITCHEN for an old house
THE WALLPAPER’S AESTHETIC MOVEMENT OR BRITISH ARTS & CRAFTS PATTERN IDEALLY SUITS THIS 1903 AMERICAN QUEEN ANNE HOUSE.
SMALL INTIMATE MOMENTS
PHOTOGRAPHY OFFERS ME THE OPPORTUNITY TO BE IN THE WORLD WHILE I ALSO FLOATING OUTSIDE IT. WHEN I AM IMMERSED IN MAKING CANDID PHOTOGRAPHS, I SLOW DOWN AND ENJOY MOMENTS THAT I WOULD OTHERWISE MISS." - REBECCA ROTHEY
SECRET SUB SANDWICH LANDS COUPLE IN JAM!
Busted as spies who hid key Navy weapon system in peanut butter
Mexico's Two-Track Recovery
A U.S.-powered rebound along the northern border has left much of the country behind
DIANA'S HIDDEN STRENGTH
A new docuseries reveals an assertive, more complex People’s Princess
Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl's School
Utilizing traditional design from northwestern India, this desert building serves a nontraditional purpose.
In Their Own Words
IF EVER THERE were a worthy subject for the In Their Own Words series—which has previously profiled Muhammad Ali, Jim Henson, and Pope Francis—it’s Diana, the glamorous People’s Princess whose life was filled with so much strife.
It Was Always Clear Who Was the Boss
WORKING FOR: DIANA VREELAND, 1976
Diana's Closest Friends TELL ALL
AS THE ROYAL FAMILY CONTINUES TO REEL IN THE WAKE OF HARRY ND MEGHAN MARKLE’S EXPLOSIVE SIT-DOWN, THOSE CLOSEST TO THE LATE PRINCESS DIANA (INCLUDING HER BUTLER OF 10 YEARS, PAUL BURRELL) SEPARATE FACT FROM FICTION.