David E. Broad

David E. Broad

David is a science journalist and senior writer at TMag. He shared two Pulitzer Prizes with his colleagues, as well as an Emmy Award and a DuPont Award.

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How the Passage of Time Softened the Fury Over Diana’s Death

A quarter-century ago Princess Diana’s shocking death provoked outrage at the royal family. Queen Elizabeth’s passing, in contrast, has been draped in civility and respect.


An Epic Struggle for the Soul of Catholicism

John T. McGreevy’s exhaustive “Catholicism: A Global History From the French Revolution to Pope Francis” explains how debates within the church got so fierce.


Lincoln: Divided We Stand

Lincoln: Divided We Stand is a six-part series that looks at the remarkable life and unexpected journey of Abraham Lincoln. Narrated by Sterling K. Brown. Lincoln: Divided We Stand is a six-part series that looks at the remarkable life and unexpected journey of Abraham Lincoln. From his hard roots on the far edge of the […]


100 Days Later, Ukraine’s Fight Continues

In a special ongoing season, CNN reporters take us on-the-ground in Ukraine to document Russia’s invasion, the escalating conflict, and what it means for the rest of the world.


White House Student Loan Forgiveness Could Cost About $400 Billion

The estimate by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office gauged the cost over 30 years, though the bulk of the effects to the economy would be felt over the next decade.


Kushner’s Company Reaches $3.25 Million Settlement in Maryland Lawsuit

The apartment company charged illegal fees and failed to adequately address leaks, mold and rodent infestations in its properties, the Maryland attorney general said.


As Trump’s Legal Woes Mount, So Do Financial Pressures on Him

The lawsuit filed by New York’s attorney general is the latest indication of how an array of investigations is affecting the former president’s business and personal wealth.


N.Y. Attorney General Accuses Trump of ‘Staggering’ Fraud in Lawsuit

Attorney General Letitia James of New York filed a sweeping lawsuit on Wednesday that accused Donald J. Trump, his family business and three of his children of lying to lenders and insurers by fraudulently overvaluing his assets by billions of dollars.


Why Candidates Owe Voters Full Medical Transparency

The principal intent of campaigns is to give voice to the candidates’ positions on major issues. When casting their ballots, voters consider personality, party allegiance, character traits and other factors.


Russians Are Terrified, and Have Nowhere to Turn

In the days since Vladimir Putin announced a “partial mobilization,” clearing the way for hundreds of thousands of men to be conscripted into his failing war effort, we’ve fielded tens of thousands of messages like these.


How Seriously Should We Take Putin’s Nuclear Threat in Ukraine?

Across almost eight decades the possibility of nuclear war has been linked to complex strategic calculations, embedded in command-and-control systems, subject to exhaustive war games.


The Second Amendment Gives No Comfort to Insurrectionists

Many Republicans in Congress agree with Representative Matt Gaetz that the Second Amendment “is about maintaining within the citizenry the ability to maintain an armed rebellion against the government, if that becomes necessary.”


Ron DeSantis Is Making an Asylum Crisis of His Own

Mr. DeSantis’s stunt wasn’t meant as a policy critique. If it had been, he would have had to acknowledge that — by the logic he and other immigration hawks have been using for years — he was encouraging future migration by (falsely) promising jobs and government benefits to migrants.


Interpol Issues ‘Red Notice’ for South Korean Crypto Founder Do Kwon

Prosecutors in Seoul issued an arrest warrant last week for Mr. Kwon on charges of violating South Korea’s financial laws. His cryptocurrencies, Luna and TerraUSD, crashed in May.


Peloton, the Troubled Fitness Company, Loses Another Top Executive

The company’s chief marketing officer announced her departure on the heels of a management shake-up that included the exit of two of its founders.


British Pound Touches Record Low as Investors Balk at Government’s Tax Plans

The British currency briefly reached a low point against the U.S. dollar, and statements from the government and central bank did little to steady the markets.


U.S. Suit Over Alliance of American Airlines and JetBlue Goes to Trial

The Justice Department antitrust case contends that the carriers’ cooperation in Boston and New York reduces competition.


LinkedIn Ran Social Experiments on 20 Million Users Over Five Years

A study that looked back at those tests found that relatively weak social connections were more helpful in finding jobs than stronger social ties.


King Charles Bank Notes Won’t Circulate Until Mid-2024

The likenesses of King Charles III and Queen Elizabeth II will be in circulation simultaneously in Britain, the Bank of England said.


Why King Charles’s profile may face left on British coins, and why it matters.

Queen Elizabeth II faced right on British coins. Her son and successor might face the other way.


Biogen Agrees to Pay $900 Million to Settle Lawsuit Over Kickbacks

The company was accused of illegally paying doctors to prescribe its drugs over those of its rivals.


The world economy is slowing more than expected, a new forecast shows.

The global economy is paying “a very heavy price” for Russia’s war in Ukraine, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said.


Meta Removes Chinese Effort to Influence U.S. Elections

The parent of Facebook and Instagram said that it had taken down what was the first targeted Chinese campaign to interfere in U.S. politics and that the effort was limited.


TikTok Seen Moving Toward U.S. Security Deal, but Hurdles Remain

A draft agreement with the Biden administration to keep the Chinese-owned video app operating in the United States is under review. That could mean more wrangling.


TikTok May Face $29 Million Fine for Failing to Protect Children’s Privacy

British regulators have sent a warning notice to the company, the first major case under new rules in Britain that protect minors online.


An Israel-Lebanon Border Deal Could Increase Natural Gas Supplies

Offshore gas fields in the Mediterranean could become one of several new energy sources for European countries as they seek independence from Russia.


Federal Government’s $20 Billion Embrace of ‘Climate Smart’ Farming

The techniques are a cornerstone of the Agriculture Department’s approach to addressing a warming planet, but it is unclear whether more widespread deployment of such methods can truly reverse the effects of climate change.


Why a Weak British Pound Matters

Investors briefly sent the pound to a record low against the dollar, which has implications for people and businesses inside and outside Britain.


Inflation Has Hit Tenants Hard. What About Their Landlords?

Publicly traded corporate landlords are reporting some of their highest margins ever, while smaller operators say rent increases are eaten up by costs.


Asia (Much of It, Anyway) is Back. And So Are Deals for Hotels, Cruises, Tours and More

International airfares aside, the region that has long been a value-lover’s paradise will once again offer a range of tempting bargains.


Inflation Has Hit Tenants Hard. What About Their Landlords?

Publicly traded corporate landlords are reporting some of their highest margins ever, while smaller operators say rent increases are eaten up by costs.


Texting on Private Apps Costs Wall Street Firms $1.8 Billion in Fines

The S.E.C. fined several big banks for not monitoring employees who used private apps to discuss work or preserving those messages.


Lawsuit Seeks to Block Biden’s Student Debt Cancellation Plan

A lawyer at a conservative legal group said in a complaint that he would personally be financially harmed by the government’s approach.


Factory Jobs Are Booming Like It’s the 1970s

U.S. manufacturing is experiencing a rebound, with companies adding workers amid high consumer demand for products.


Silicon Valley Had Its Heyday. Can Tech Ecosystems Now Grow Inland?

The AOL co-founder Steve Case sees a need for entrepreneurial hubs beyond the coasts. “Let’s have it be a few dozen cities,” he says.


They Were Entitled to Free Care. Hospitals Hounded Them to Pay.

With the help of a consulting firm, the Providence hospital system trained staff to wring money out of patients, even those eligible for free care.


Burberry, Finally, Puts on Its London Show

The latest runway show, delayed by the death of Queen Elizabeth II, was inspired by the British seaside. It had a decidedly muted air.


Matty Bovan Brings Milan to Life

While Armani threads the needle and Ferrari hits a speed bump.


Playing Twinsies at Gucci

Plus gremlins, goddesses, Paris Hilton at Versace and a triumph at Bottega Veneta. Things are getting funky in Italy.


Trying to Explain the Try Guys Drama

The 2010s YouTube mainstay is suddenly back in the news, and the news is messy.


It Costs $250,000 to Access This Private Playground

Casa Cruz, a London celebrity hangout, opens on the Upper East Side.


Trends From Trash in the TikTok Age

Angelica Hicks has built a cult following with her witty re-creations of high-fashion outfits made from everyday items in her Brooklyn apartment.


What’s the Best Laptop Bag That Doesn’t Look Like a Laptop Bag?

A reader navigating a hybrid work environment is looking for a new bag.


In Milan, an Urge to Walk Tall

From Etro to Giuseppe Zanotti, designers have embraced the power of the platform.


Belle, Sebastian and Me

Following the world’s twee-est band down the Pacific Coast after a divorce and the death of a parent.


A Quartet of Debuts

New designers at Ferragamo, Bally, Etro and Missoni.


Love Letter: ‘Our Bodies Are Our Friends’

New designers at Ferragamo, Bally, Etro and Missoni.


When He Stocked Her Fridge, Her Heart Was Full

As the little sister of David Doherty’s friends, Cait McDonagh passed a crucial test: “She was never annoying.”


Returning the Ring Only to Receive It Again

Jill Martin, a “Today” show contributor, and Erik Brooks, a financier, were first engaged in 2019, then broke up a year later. After 16 months of no communication, they recommitted to each other.


Finding Love in Fits and Starts

Lauren Shell and Seth Ratner dated on and off after meeting on a Disney cruise in 2014. A chance encounter at a Billy Joel concert in 2018 finally sealed their romance.


At the Barbershop, a Meet-Cute Mid Cut

Everett Long Jr. and Fred Smith Jr. marvel at the fact that, as two queer men, they met at what Mr. Long called one of the “most masculine and most beloved institutions of the Black community.”


A Lawyer Finds Her Happily-Ever-After as a Romance Writer

After leaving a law career to focus on fiction full-time, Jasmine Guillory is publishing her eighth novel, “Drunk on Love.”


At a Moment in London Like No Other, Fashion Forges Ahead

London Fashion Week clashed with the funeral of Britain’s longest reigning monarch. The city’s designers, respectfully, chose to soldier on.


I Just Got a Big Promotion. Do I Need a Fancier Wardrobe Too?

A reader wonders if he should buy new clothes now that he has a senior position.


Will Welch Leads GQ to ‘the New Masculinity’

When he got the job as top editor, a friend told him, “Yikes.” Now, with an assist from Brad Pitt, he has remade the men’s magazine for the post-#MeToo age.


The Spirit Behind High-End Tequila

As the founder of Casa Dragones tequila, Bertha González Nieves is a leader in an industry still dominated by men.


For Gen Z, TikTok Is the New Search Engine

Need to find a restaurant or figure out how to do something? Young people are turning to TikTok to search for answers. Google has noticed.


She’s Come Undone (on Purpose)

The jeans of the young and stylish are unzipped, unbuttoned and unbothered. Why?


Willy Chavarria Takes It to Church

Classicism, class consciousness and design chops converged at the Latinx designer’s latest presentation.


A Relationship With Biblical Origins

Cecelia Thornton-Alson and Terence Lee met at a wedding, where they read from the ‘Song of Songs,’ and soon began a bicoastal relationship.


Dog Lovers Become Almost Instant Companions

Weeks after Kachet Jackson-Henderson and Brandon Bell met on Hinge, where the profiles of both featured photos of their dogs, she ended up in the hospital and he rushed to her side.


Without Knowing It, Opening the Door to Romance

Jobina Fortson and Bradley Evans met when he knocked on her dorm-room door at Howard University looking to use her printer. Eleven years later, they married.


Hip-Hop Mogul and Gap Officially End Their Partnership

The Yeezy Gap apparel line deal, announced with much fanfare in 2020, was supposed to last 10 years and generate $1 billion in annual sales.


Tom Ford’s Orgy of Glitz

The 1970s, ’80s and ’90s came together on the last day of New York Fashion Week.


A New Ariel Inspires Joy for Young Black Girls: ‘She Looks Like Me’

Disney has had only one prominent Black princess. A new version of “The Little Mermaid” starring Halle Bailey is changing that, much to the delight of Black children and their parents.


Rommy Hunt Revson, Creator of the Scrunchie, Dies at 78

A former nightclub singer, she developed the simple ornamental hair tie that quickly became a ubiquitous accessory.


Where the ‘Rust Belt’ Meets the Runway

At New York Fashion Week, a big metal bag made in the Midwest helped represent “female hysteria.”


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Giorgia Tordini and Gilda Ambrosio, the founders of the Attico, tread the line between sexy, campy and chic.


C.E.O. of Celsius, the Crypto Bank, Resigns

Alex Mashinsky, the founder of Celsius, which filed for bankruptcy in July, said his role had “become an increasing distraction.”


Apple to Sponsor the Super Bowl Halftime Show

Apple’s pursuit of an N.F.L. media package has broadened to include a sponsorship of one of TV’s most-watched events.


Stuck on the Streets of San Francisco in a Driverless Car

The 1970s, ’80s and ’90s came together on the last day of New York Fashion Week.


Is the Hyperloop Doomed?

Though some efforts continue, the once-promising technology has run up against significant challenges — most notably creating an entirely new transit infrastructure.


Twitch Says It Will Reduce Payments for Many Popular Streamers

The video game streaming service is struggling to strike the right balance between popularity and profit.


Apple Has to Try Hard Now

The tech giant used to give us only a few cool options. Now it has to work harder to win us over.


Media Companies Take a Big Gamble on Apple

Executives have been burned by their previous dealings with big tech companies. But Apple’s promise of a billion devices worldwide was too good to pass up. Even for Rupert Murdoch.


Apple Shot an Oscar Contender Starring Will Smith. That Was Before the Slap.

The Civil War drama “Emancipation” finished filming early this year. Now, Apple faces a quandary on what to do with the movie.


Uber Boss Testifies He ‘Could Not Trust’ Ex-Security Chief

Dara Khosrowshahi is a star witness at the trial of Joe Sullivan, who has been accused of obstructing justice for failing to disclose the 2016 breach.


TikTok’s C.E.O. Navigates the Limits of His Power

Shou Zi Chew, TikTok’s chief executive, is balancing how to be an autonomous leader while juggling the demands of the app’s Chinese parent company.


YouTube Opens More Pathways for Creators to Make Money on the Platform

The video platform will let more creators earn payments and place ads in Shorts, its TikTok competitor, according to audio from an internal meeting.


Uber Investigating Breach of Its Computer Systems

The company said on Thursday that it was looking into the scope of the apparent hack.


Biden Issues New Order to Block Chinese Investment in Technology in the U.S.

The move, which is bound to heighten tensions with Beijing, reflects growing unease about China’s ability to access the personal information that Americans hand over to mobile apps and other services.


Can ‘the Merge’ Save Crypto?

Many fans think it will. But it might end up creating some new problems.


Crypto’s Long-Awaited ‘Merge’ Reaches the Finish Line

Ethereum, the most popular cryptocurrency platform, completed its much-anticipated switch to a more energy-efficient infrastructure.