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The Spring Is the Pandemic’s Biggest Open Question

Americans can plan for the pandemic’s end in the fall. What happens between now and then?

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My Mother Got Vaccinated. Is It Now Safe To Go Visit?

It's been more than a year since I've seen my mother. Like many families, we live a fair distance apart and the pandemic has put a stop to our visits.

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Sad QAnon Followers Are at a Precarious Pivot Point

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She Was the First Black Person Freed by Lincoln, Long Before His Presidency. Her Grave Was Paved Over and Her Story Hardly Known.

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Who Really Created the Marvel Universe?

Stan Lee presided over a world of superheroes, but his collaborators and readers sustained his vision—and his characters outlasted it.

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How to Make Much Better Home Pizzas – From Flavour-Filled Bases to Next-Level Toppings

Anyone can make pizza from scratch, but these expert tips will make an everyday dish outstanding

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On Beethoven and the Gifts of Silence

Writing in 1801, at the age of 30, Ludwig van Beethoven complained about his diminishing hearing: “from a distance I do not hear the high notes of the instruments and the singers’ voices.”

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