When Rachel Reeves started work at a grocery store five months ago, she never imagined she'd be considered an "essential" worker during a pandemic.

Plus: Join HistoryLink as it chronicles our chaotic times

Writer Drew Zandonella-Stannard launches a free text subscription service based on light-hearted laughs—just the thing we need right now

"Alone in this pandemic, I feel anxious and fragile—two things I can’t stand."

"As long as I can smell the yeast blooming, and the pie baking, I know that I’m OK."

It's not just about the Troll

La dolce vita in the Umbrian hills, followed by self-quarantine in Seattle

A new Instagram space offers a refuge for young people navigating life in isolation

Plus: fighting wildfires and promoting sustainable forestry

Wondering what the city looks like while everyone's staying home and healthy? We sent our photographers to the streets