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All of the things you need to know now from the editors of TIME

    South Korean Government Raised COVID-19 Alert to Its ‘Highest’ Level as Confirmed Cases Surpass 600

    South Korean Government Raised COVID-19 Alert to Its ‘Highest’ Level as Confirmed Cases Surpass 600

    South Korea's government put the country's response to COVID-19 on its highest alert Sunday and health officials say the number of confirmed cases of the disease has risen to over 600.

    The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said authorities raised the "COVID-19 alert level to the highest of 'Red' to strengthen the overall response system.

    • 3 min
    The Art of Documentary Photography: Dorothea Lange Reconsidered

    The Art of Documentary Photography: Dorothea Lange Reconsidered

    Dorothea Lange’s photographs of the Great Depression and Dust Bowl migrants made her one of the most celebrated photojournalists of the 20th century. But her famous Migrant Mother and other images made for the federal Farm Security Administration represent only a fraction of the “staggering amount of work she produced across her life,” says photographer and artist Sam Contis.

    • 5 min
    Review: Political Thriller The Last Thing He Wanted Makes Its Audience Work Too Hard

    Review: Political Thriller The Last Thing He Wanted Makes Its Audience Work Too Hard

    The Last Thing He Wanted, Dee Rees’ adaptation of Joan Didion’s 1996 novel, is such an ambitious piece of work that it’s hard to know where to start with it: Anne Hathaway stars as Elena McMahon, a dogged reporter who, as the movie opens, is dodging bullets in 1982 El Salvador. She and a colleague (played by Rosie Perez) barely escape with their lives.

    • 3 min
    Worrying About ‘Work-Life Balance’ Can Be a Trap. Here’s What to Try Instead

    Worrying About ‘Work-Life Balance’ Can Be a Trap. Here’s What to Try Instead

    Friends and family often tell Amanda D’Esterre that hectic work schedules are “just the way it is.” But D’Esterre likes to push back. "That shouldn’t be normal. I know it is, but it really shouldn’t be. Take time for yourself.”

    D’Esterre, 29, knows first-hand that "the hustle" can take a toll.

    • 8 min
    Column: Congress Has Always Been Partisan and That’s a Good Thing

    Column: Congress Has Always Been Partisan and That’s a Good Thing

    In the throes of the worst crisis in American history, the Civil War, Democrats in Congress repeatedly attacked Abraham Lincoln as a “tyrant” and even his fellow Republicans questioned his competence and investigated his generals. Beleaguered though he often felt, Lincoln never claimed that Congress lacked the authority to challenge his actions or declined to answer legislators’ requests for information.

    • 8 min
    Violence in Syria Stokes Fears of a Coming ‘Bloodbath.’ Will Trump Act?

    Violence in Syria Stokes Fears of a Coming ‘Bloodbath.’ Will Trump Act?

    Nearly a decade into a conflict defined by mass carnage and war crimes, Syria is suffering through what may be the worst humanitarian crisis in its blood-soaked civil war. For months, the Syrian military, backed by Russian air strikes, has been trying to wrest control of the northern territory of Idlib, the last province held by opposition forces.

    • 12 min

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