The Week makes sense of the news by curating the best of the U.S. and international media into a succinct, lively digest.
Russia readies an eastern assault
Mounting Covid cases raise concerns
It wasn’t all bad
Jackson: A partisan confirmation in a polarized era
Good week/bad week
Only in America
Can Boris survive?
The basketball player who overcame MS • Chris Wright
The savant who speaks 37 languages • Vaughn Smith
Raitt’s climb from rock bottom • Bonnie Raitt
In the news
Putting more guns on the street
Kushner gets his payoff
What schools should teach about race
The GOP’s glass house on sex crimes
I read it in the tabloids • It must be true…
How long will we keep torturing pigs?
U.N. is hostage to a Russia that scorns it
France: Could far-right Le Pen dethrone Macron?
Pakistan: Khan’s ‘Trumpian’ attempt to keep power fails
Can students be warned off boozing?
The return of the ‘ugly Singaporean’
Whitmer plot: Why defendants were acquitted
Putin: Could he be tried for war crimes?
Climate change: Don’t look up
Student loan forgiveness: Still necessary?
Wit & Wisdom
Pick of the week’s cartoons
r/Place: An eclectic experiment in online collaboration
Innovation of the week
What’s new in tech • Bytes
Full human genome finally mapped
The most distant star
Fires, then floods
Rural kids don’t get lost
A robot made of slime
The Candy House • Book of the week
Riverman: An American Odyssey
Chosen by Mai Al-Nakib • Best books…
In lives of the poets • Also of interest…
Ocean Vuong • Author of the week
Whitney Biennial 2022: Quiet as It’s Kept • Exhibit of the week
Wet Leg • Wet Leg
Chloë and the Next 20th Century • Father John Misty
Crooked Tree • Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway
The Week’s guide to what’s worth watching
Better Call Saul • Show of the week
Three novel approaches to pizza • Critics’ choice
Rye: The cocktail’s friend
Butter-basted lamb chops • Recipe of the week
Exploring Ecuador, a country that has it all • This week’s dream
AutoCamp Joshua Tree • Hotel of the week
A new high for roller coasters • Getting the flavor of…
Homes for families with kids
Economy: Inflation accelerates to 8.5 percent
Twitter: Elon Musk keeps his options open
The bottom line
9 to 5: Is this the end of the fixed workday?
What the experts say
Charity of the week
Corporations: Crying all the way to the bank?
Headed to Bitcoin-land? Bring dollars
A star turn for hucksters and liars
The teen singer who set young hearts aflame • Bobby Rydell, 1942–2022
The Jewish secretary who typed Schindler’s list • Mimi Reinhard, 1915–2022
The liberal critic who railed against bias in the press • Eric Boehlert, 1965–2022
A city preparing for an apocalypse
Word trademark • The Week Contest