Hundreds of Epidemiologists Expected Mask-Wearing in Public for at Least a Year
The C.D.C. said Thursday that vaccinated Americans no longer needed masks in most places. Other disease experts recently had a different message: that masks were necessary in public.
University of South Carolina President Resigns After Speech Blunders
Robert Caslen, a retired Army lieutenant general, was accused of failing to credit a lengthy passage in a commencement speech he delivered.
New York Mayoral Candidates Debate Policing
Candidates were asked about their positions on police reform at a time when the city has experienced a rise in crime.
Stringer Is Asked About Assault Allegation in Mayoral Debate
Scott M. Stringer, a candidate for mayor in New York, denied a sexual assault allegation made against him and said he would welcome an investigation.
Ex-Aide to Congressman Claims He Was Fired for Voicing Virus Concerns
A former adviser to Representative Doug Lamborn, a Colorado Republican, contends in a federal lawsuit that the congressman flouted safety guidelines, contributing to an outbreak in his office.
Philadelphia Health Chief Resigns Over Cremation of Remains From MOVE Bombing
The revelation that unidentified remains from at least one of the victims of a 1985 police bombing had been discarded without regard to the family’s wishes touched off fresh waves of pain and anger.
What Does the New Mask Guidance Really Mean?
The C.D.C. now says it is safe for fully vaccinated people to take their masks off in most indoor settings. States, cities and businesses were sorting through what to do with the guidance.
Colonial Pipeline Paid Roughly $5 Million in Ransom to Hackers
The payment clears the way for gas to begin flowing again, but it risks emboldening other criminal groups to take American companies hostage by seizing control of their computers.
Israel Ground Forces Shell Gaza as Fighting Intensifies
The surge in fighting left Israel in an unprecedented position — fighting Palestinian militants on its southern flank as it sought to head off its worst civil unrest in decades.
In Gaza, an Ordinary Street, and Extraordinary Horror, as Missiles Thunder In
A barber, a laundry worker and a family seeking safety were all caught up in the bloodshed of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
What Voters in Wyoming Say About Liz Cheney’s Lonely Stand
In a heavily Republican state, their lone congresswoman’s defiance of the former president is unpopular. But some residents still stick up for her. “She told the truth!” one proclaimed.
What I Learned About Democracy From the Movies
Seven films that paint a portrait of America in all its contradictions, inconsistencies and outright delusions.