Analysis & Comment

Your Monday Briefing

Good morning. We’re covering the rising death toll from a building collapse in Florida and Sydney’s strict Covid-19 lockdown to contain the Delta variant. Rescuers find more bodies at Miami building collapse site On Sunday, four days after a residential building north of Miami Beach collapsed, the death toll rose to nine as rescuers found […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | How to Make Your Small Talk Big

We’ve forgotten how to talk to people. For more than a year, we have mostly been apart. We’ve learned to put a premium on efficiency, whether in masked exchanges on street corners or on work calls between distractions. We talk fast and abruptly shift from greetings to agenda-driven updates. Then we replay it when we’re […]

Analysis & Comment

Opinion | Where Is the Smithsonian Museum for American Latinos?

Our stories still don’t have a permanent home in our nation’s capital. By Ileana Ros-Lehtinen and Ken Salazar Ms. Ros-Lehtinen and Mr. Salazar are advocates for the National Museum of the American Latino Act in the House of Representatives. The National Mall in Washington is where we inaugurate presidents, march for change and learn about […]

World News

Even the Littlest Helping Hands Can Make Thanksgiving

For many families, this year’s Thanksgiving is going to feel topsy-turvy, and, as challenging as it might be for grown-ups, it may also be strange for kids. For my 12-year-old daughter, there’ll be no big, festive dinner at grandma’s house, no running around the backyard with cousins, no sneaking crispy bits of skin off the […]

World News

Even the Littlest Helping Hands Can Make Thanksgiving

For many families, this year’s Thanksgiving is going to feel topsy-turvy, and, as challenging as it might be for grown-ups, it may also be strange for kids. For my 12-year-old daughter, there’ll be no big, festive dinner at grandma’s house, no running around the backyard with cousins, no sneaking crispy bits of skin off the […]

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A Sweet, Simple Menu of Thanksgiving Recipes for Two

The whole point of Thanksgiving is to go big: a huge turkey surrounded by a bevy of sides and what’s never too many pies, all devoured by relatives who may or may not be under the influence of free-flowing wine. That’s the way the holiday usually goes. Not so this year. Given the pandemic, current […]