Lonely? You're not alone.
Today, a conversation with Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on how loneliness is posing a profound public health threat in the United States.
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Reinventing the Disney princess business
“The Little Mermaid” has debuted with Halle Bailey playing the titular character, Ariel. Culture reporter Helena Andrews-Dyer shares why this movie matters to Black girls, especially, and what Disney is doing with its successful intellectual property.
He was an election official in 2020. Now he has PTSD.
The PTSD diagnosis came as a surprise for Bill Gates, an election official in Arizona’s Maricopa County. But ever since 2020, Gates has struggled with the trauma of the presidential election and the threats he endured, as well as the ...
Should mommy bloggers pay their kids for content?
Family bloggers share their lives, and their kids’ lives, online. But what happens when those kids grow up? New legislation is aiming to make sure children are protected and compensated if their parents make money off sharing their childhoods.
An historic global heist — and a rapper on trial
Former Fugees rapper Pras is on trial for conspiracy, money laundering and acting as a foreign agent. The case, involving celebrities and political figures, is a small part of a bigger scandal: the $4.5 billion theft from the Malaysian government.