Life

Betty Soskin, the oldest active park ranger in the U.S., turns 100
Betty Soskin.
milestones

Betty Soskin, the oldest active park ranger in the U.S., turns 100

6 gorgeous homes in Washington state
Home.
Feature

6 gorgeous homes in Washington state

The Week contest: Loo for moo
A cow.
Feature

The Week contest: Loo for moo

Stuck in the pandemic
A COVID hole.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

Stuck in the pandemic

The week's good news: September 23, 2021
Kev Crane.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 23, 2021

The week's best parenting advice: September 21, 2021
A vaccinated child.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: September 21, 2021

Minnesota woman is head chef of cooking program she attended as a child
Bowls of colorful fruits and vegetables.
full circle

Minnesota woman is head chef of cooking program she attended as a child

6 Spanish Revival homes
Home.
Feature

6 Spanish Revival homes

Does 'white evangelical' just mean 'conservative'?
An elephant and a Bible.
Samuel Goldman

Does 'white evangelical' just mean 'conservative'?

The Week contest: Killer whale
A paleontologist.
Feature

The Week contest: Killer whale

5-year-old is one of the youngest people to hike the full Appalachian Trail
Harvey Sutton and his dad Josh.
feats

5-year-old is one of the youngest people to hike the full Appalachian Trail

The week's good news: September 16, 2021
Lawrence Brooks.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 16, 2021

Pope urges U.S. bishops to be 'pastors,' not 'politicians' on abortion
Pope Francis
urbi et orbi

Pope urges U.S. bishops to be 'pastors,' not 'politicians' on abortion

The week's best parenting advice: September 15, 2021
A child eating a snack.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: September 15, 2021

The case against gas stoves
A stove.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The case against gas stoves

Immigrant family in Washington welcomes Afghan refugees into their home
A living room.
coming together

Immigrant family in Washington welcomes Afghan refugees into their home

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari announce engagement
Britney Spears and Sam Asghari
#EngageBritney

Britney Spears and Sam Asghari announce engagement

The week's good news: September 9, 2021
Baby pandas.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 9, 2021

Supreme Court halts Texas execution over inmate's request for hands-on final prayer
Huntsville, Texas, prison
Death and Texas

Supreme Court halts Texas execution over inmate's request for hands-on final prayer

The trendy philosopher who just won $1 million
Peter Singer.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The trendy philosopher who just won $1 million

Giant panda gives birth to twin cubs at Madrid Zoo
Hua Zuiba.
pandamonium

Giant panda gives birth to twin cubs at Madrid Zoo

The week's best parenting advice: September 7, 2021
Rosh Hashanah.
Parenting advice

The week's best parenting advice: September 7, 2021

Bone marrow recipient thrilled to meet her 'brave' donor face-to-face
Tia Jensen and Gage Tappe.
it wasn't all bad

Bone marrow recipient thrilled to meet her 'brave' donor face-to-face

Why the past week felt uniquely catastrophic
Disasters.
Picture of Jeva LangeJeva Lange

Why the past week felt uniquely catastrophic

The Week contest: Plot twist
Graves.
Feature

The Week contest: Plot twist

The week's good news: September 2, 2021
Knitting.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: September 2, 2021

Ida's remnants flooded New York, leaving area in 'otherworldly and waterlogged chaos'
New York City flood
Flood

Ida's remnants flooded New York, leaving area in 'otherworldly and waterlogged chaos'

Mom of 6 earns diploma years after being forced to drop out of high school
Dafani Peralta.
where there's a will

Mom of 6 earns diploma years after being forced to drop out of high school

93-year-old fan of the Hokey Pokey gets the perfect birthday surprise
Phyllis Brinkerhoff is greeted by a Hokey Pokey flash mob.
that's what it's all about

93-year-old fan of the Hokey Pokey gets the perfect birthday surprise

The sticky problem of 'religious exemption'
Jesus.
Picture of Noah MillmanNoah Millman

The sticky problem of 'religious exemption'

The FDA's sluggish child vaccine timeline
Vaccination.
Picture of David FarisDavid Faris

The FDA's sluggish child vaccine timeline