June 11, 2021 Issue

Cover story U.S.
Women have taken a disproportionately big hit economically during the pandemic due to heavy layoffs in female-dominated industries, remote schooling and a lack of affordable childcare. Here's what employers, the federal government and women themselves can do to help.
In Focus

Fire in the Sky

Los Angeles: On May 15, a man takes a photo of the plume of smoke created by the Palisades Fire in Topanga State Park, northwest of Los Angeles. A brush fire near Pacific Palisades started on May 14 and grew to 750 acres by the following night, triggering a mandatory evacuation of residents in the area.
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This season's titles include a hefty dose of books about books and white collar business tales that read more like thrillers than nonfiction. This list will keep you entertained long after summer ends.