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From School Boards to the Senate, All Politics Is Virus Politics in 2020

The coronavirus pandemic upended Pamela Walsh’s life. It shut down her office, leaving her working at home from a folding table. It forced her to turn her dining room into…

The Battle for the Senate

Want to get The Morning by email? Here’s the sign-up. Good morning. Barrett won’t endorse a peaceful transfer of power. Apple introduces the new iPhone. And we preview the Senate…

Now Circulating on Social Media: 4 Election Falsehoods

Falsehoods about election interference are swirling online, stoking calls for violence on Election Day. The rumors touch on everything from ballot boxes to how the “deep state” — a so-called…

Physical Therapy Has Benefits for Back Pain

People with back pain are often referred for physical therapy, though studies on its effectiveness have been mixed. A randomized trial suggests that, despite some limitations, physical therapy may have…

Dance, Dance, Dance. It May Help Prevent Falls.

Dancing may help prevent falls in the elderly, a review of studies suggests. And the more older people danced, the better. Researchers combined data from 29 controlled trials in healthy…

Try High-Intensity Interval Training. You Might Like It.

People who have never tried intense interval training might be surprised to find that the workouts can be more appealing than they anticipate, according to an interesting new study of…

Don’t Grieve Alone. Reach Out.

In April, when my adoptive mother began to decline after months of battling cancer, I tried to show my love and let her know I was thinking of her through…

In Pandemic’s Wake, Learning Pods and Microschools Take Root

This article is part of our latest Learning special report, which focuses on ways that remote learning will shape the future. In March, when the coronavirus shut down schools in…

How to Make Remote Learning Work? Unmute Yourself!

This article is part of our latest Learning special report, which focuses on ways that remote learning will shape the future. Once upon a time, in a house in Englewood,…

Welcome to the Majors. Your Season Is on the Line.

A baseball prospect getting the Call — the news that he is being promoted to the major leagues for the first time — is a momentous occasion. Managers and executives…