Sharing Monkeypox Sores on Social Media

When Matt Ford, 30, an actor in Los Angeles, tested positive for monkeypox in June, he posted videos on Twitter and TikTok to show what it was like. Wearing a gray T-shirt and staring directly into the camera, he offered viewers close-ups of the “gross spots” all over his body, including his face, arms, belly. … Read more

Can Juan Soto Lead the Padres Past the Dodgers?

SAN DIEGO — Juan Soto had barely landed, Josh Bell had just sat down and Josh Hader was starting to learn his new teammates’ names when Peter Seidler, the Padres’ owner, declared that “the art of the possible is here.” But just as quickly as the Padres had reset all expectations for their season — … Read more

Serena Williams Begins the Not-Too-Long Goodbye

As a champion who says she hates goodbyes, Serena Williams could have made her exit from tennis in other ways. In a news release or Instagram post; by post-match interview or by simply walking away and staying away without formalizing her farewell. Instead, by making it plain this week that the end is very near, … Read more