Democracy Dies in Darkness
False-negative results have caused frustration and even heartache for some people who later got back positive PCR results and now fear they may have infected others.
In 2020, prominent progressives promised major changes to the safety net and climate policy. Such aspirations have been battered severely over the past several months as the failure of much of President Biden’s economic agenda becomes increasingly likely.
Two tourists walk along the Valongo Wharf in Rio de Janeiro. (Terrence McCoy/The Post)
Prosecutors in Brazil accuse the government of neglecting to preserve and develop the Valongo Wharf, which has been called the most important site associated with the arrival of enslaved Africans in the Americas.
Live Well This YearFrom the Archives
An adult Magellanic penguin. (Center for Ecosystem Sentinels)
Female penguins are arriving later to give birth, and chicks are spending less time in the nest and must grow faster, a study shows.
The Potomac Riverkeeper Network said it tracked the discharge to an outflow near the Washington Aqueduct.
The TakeAnalysis
The Ohio Supreme Court said the legislative and congressional district maps must be redrawn.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.), chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. (AP)
In 2020, Democrats promised health-care reforms if elected. Now they are feeling pressure to deliver as the 2022 midterm elections loom.
The White House says the worst supply snarls may be in the past, but worker shortages worsened by the omicron surge and looming labor talks could bring more problems.
Activists say the risk of offending the world’s second-biggest economy has caused the companies to stay mum on China’s human rights abuses.
Henry David Thoreau began his days with a brisk early morning swim in Walden Pond. (AP)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
From Benjamin Franklin’s 5 a.m. wake-ups and naked “air baths” to Marilyn Monroe’s raw egg yolks, Americans have long focused on starting the day right.
Mother-in-law barely visited pre-covid and refuses to video call now, but still complains loudly on social media about missing her toddler grandchild.
Reader once thought their relatives had classy, refined tastes. But as an adult, they realize maybe they were just snobs the whole time.