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Inside the Making of CoComelon, the Children’s Entertainment Juggernaut

The most streamed children’s entertainment program in the world is also a model for a new approach to kiddie TV.

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Another Covid Surge May Be Coming. Are We Ready for It?

“We’ve been wearing rose-colored glasses instead of correcting our vision,” one scientist said.

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How to Talk With Kids About Scary News

Researcher Abigail Gewirtz explains how parents can have conversations with kids about global conflict and humanitarian crises.

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How Do We Solve a Problem Like Putin?

The Russian president’s invasion of Ukraine threatens the safety of the entire world. Five leading writers on Russian history and politics suggest possible ways forward.

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Musicians Who Are Poets: 12 Game-Changing Lyrical Masters

From awards-laden lyricists to those whose creativity has reached new heights of expression, these musicians could – and should – be considered poets.

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Inflation Is Bad and About to Get Worse

Rising inflation is raising the prospect of a period of economic stagnation or even a recession.

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The Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Look beyond Kraft singles and elevate your sandwich game with these dynamic selections.

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The Russians Fleeing Putin’s Wartime Crackdown

Resisters are leaving Russia because the country they worked to build is disappearing—and the more people who leave, the faster it vanishes.

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Why We Use “lol” So Much

The word rarely means “laugh out loud” anymore, but you probably knew that lol.

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