With the Steven Spielberg film coming soon, three critics, a playwright and a theater historian weigh in on whether the musical deserves a new hearing — and how.
An international survey found that the pandemic had enhanced public faith in researchers and science, up from 2018.
He wrote great shows, but Stephen Sondheim was also a mentor, a teacher and an audience regular. And, oh, the thrill of getting one of his typewritten notes.
The sample, found in retrospective sequencing of previously confirmed cases, was collected weeks before the variant was first reported by researchers in southern Africa.
Vaccines are finally available in many African countries, but some people there, as well as in South Asia, are wary of taking them.
San Cheng bought toy guns online as props for video game design. Then the police arrived, and he was jailed under China’s strict but messy gun laws.
Some lawmakers from both parties argue that when social media sites boost the performance of hateful or violent posts, the sites become accomplices.
A suspect was shot and killed during an “exchange of gunfire” with officers responding to a domestic violence call, the police said. A 12-year-old boy and an officer were also injured.
A detective told jurors at Mr. Smollett’s trial how the actor had gone from victim to suspect as the investigation unfolded. But the actor’s lawyer suggested the police work was not thorough.