The Week makes sense of the news by curating the best of the U.S. and international media into a succinct, lively digest.
Bipartisan infrastructure bill runs into trouble
Biden under pressure as migrant crisis grows
It wasn’t all bad
Trump: How close did we come to disaster?
Good week/bad week
Only in America
Sudeikis’ confusing split • Jason Sudeikis
Why Goodall stays hopeful • Jane Goodall
An anti-vaxxer’s epiphany • Heather Simpson
In the news
Haiti’s spiral of misery
How to fix a broken court
The hottest summer of our lives
Is Kremlin ‘document’ credible?
I read it in the tabloids • It must be true…
European Union: A sweeping climate change plan
Germany: Devastating floods raise fears for future
Afghanistan: Taliban find a partner in China
Relabeling the good stuff as Russian
Take off your shirt, Canada!
The Delta outbreak: Who’s to blame?
Cuba: Biden’s policy put to the test
Texas voting law: Is it really ‘Jim Crow 2.0’?
Wit & Wisdom
Pick of the week’s cartoons
Streaming: Netflix wants to be your arcade, too
What’s new in tech • Bytes
Innovation of the week
How the climate has shaped our bodies
Flood threats from moon wobble
Blood test for long Covid?
A rethink on asthma
How sea otters stay warm
This Is Your Mind on Plants • Book of the week
Intimacies • Novel of the week
The Man Who Hated Women
Chosen by Richard Marx • Best books…
In world travels • Also of interest…
Graham Norton • Author of the week
The Kohler Art Preserve • Exhibit of the week
Faith • Pop Smoke
Sling • Clairo
Click Click Domino • Ida Mae
Video games: Overboard! and two other story-driven gems
The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching
The Pursuit of Love • Show of the week
Upside-down tomato tart: A dramatic summer appetizer
Spirits: Blanco tequilas
The big walkout: Are restaurant workers finally fed up?
Returning to a rejuvenated St. John • This week’s dream
Getting the flavor of…
Hotel of the week
This week: Ultra-modern homes
China: A campaign of hacking and espionage
Robinhood: IPO nears for day-trading favorite
The bottom line
Stimulus: Expanded child credits reach bank accounts
What the experts say
Charity of the week
Markets: How much fuel is still in the economy’s tank?
A puzzle that IBM’s AI didn’t solve
‘Nonprofit’ hospital monopolies
The roguish governor who played fast and loose • Edwin Edwards, 1927–2021
The tennis ace who ruled the game in the 1950s • Shirley Fry Irvin, 1927–2021
The Clown Prince of Hip-Hop who sang ‘Just a Friend’ • Biz Markie, 1964–2021
Dying of denial
Hamptons help • The Week contest