Alex Wheatle Melds Radical Politics with Narrative Conventions
The omicron surge now dominating headlines comes as pandemic content has long been at the forefront of news coverage, a far cry from the murky, early reports—shared largely among specialists this week in 2019—of a mysterious pneumonia-like illness in Wuhan.
The outgoing mayor’s stubbornness produced a string of controversies—including around fundraising, and his visits to the Park Slope YMCA. He fumbled police reform, observers say. But with time, his tenure might look a lot rosier.
After days of deliberation and a roller-coaster trial, a federal jury in Manhattan on Wednesday evening convicted the British heiress on sex trafficking charges related to her time as Jeffrey Epstein’s companion and de facto head of house.
With omicron cases spreading like wildfire, the White House is finally taking steps to make free antigen tests available to all. But this fall, Vanity Fair has learned, it dismissed a bold plan to ramp up rapid testing ahead of the holidays. Frustrated experts explain how confusion, distrust, and a single-minded fixation on vaccinating Americans le ...