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‘My Wine Bills Have Gone Down.' How Joan Didion Is Weathering the Pandemic

1 month ago   |   By Time

Joan Didion suffers no fools. And nor should she have to. Her resume is the stuff of legends, from launching her career as a college senior by winning an essay contest sponsored by Vogue, which landed her a job at the magazine, to writing one of the first major pieces that cast doubt on the guilt of the since-exonerated Central Park Five. She won a National Book Award and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for a searing book, The Year of Magical Thinking , on that most delicate and timeless of subjects-grief-fusing journalistic observation with wrenching personal history. She shopped for...
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FBI ‘aware' of American Airlines ‘cylindrical object' sighting

FBI ‘aware' of American Airlines ‘cylindrical object' sighting

The FBI said it was “aware” that an American Airlines pilot's reported a close encounter with a “long cylindrical object” over New Mexico - but stopped short of saying whether... Read more ...

Best Buy just laid off 5,000 workers and will close more stores

Best Buy just laid off 5,000 workers and will close more stores

Best Buy said Thursday that it laid off 5,000 workers this month and is planning to close more stores this year as more consumers buy electronics online. Read more ...

Wisconsin GOP lawmaker wants to require national anthem at all sports venues

Wisconsin GOP lawmaker wants to require national anthem at all sports venues

The national anthem would have to be played before all sporting events at Lambeau Field, Fiserv Forum, American Family Field and all other Wisconsin venues that have received... Read more ...

De Blasio wants probe of ‘really disturbing' Lindsey Boylan claim against Cuomo

De Blasio wants probe of ‘really disturbing' Lindsey Boylan claim against Cuomo

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for an independent investigation into what he called the “really disturbing” sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo. De Blasio... Read more ...

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, two of her French bulldogs stolen

Lady Gaga's dog walker shot, two of her French bulldogs stolen

The Los Angeles Police Department said a man was shot during a robbery before 10 p.m. and was transported to the hospital in stable condition. Read more ...

Costco raises minimum wage above its competitors

Costco raises minimum wage above its competitors

Costco will raise its starting rate for hourly store workers in the United States to $16 an hour, putting its starting wage above rivals such as Amazon, Target and Best Buy. Read more ...

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

Pro-military marchers in Myanmar attack anti-coup protesters

YANGON, Myanmar - Supporters of Myanmar's junta attacked people protesting the military government that took power in a coup, using slingshots, iron rods and knives Thursday to... Read more ...

Ravens star Matthew Judon extorting ESPN reporter with strip club photo claim

Ravens star Matthew Judon extorting ESPN reporter with strip club photo claim

Unhappy over a report he claims is false, Ravens star Matthew Judon is trying to extort an apology and retraction. ESPN's Jamison Hensley reported that Judon turned down a... Read more ...

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene mocks Illinois Rep. Marie Newman's...

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene mocks Illinois Rep. Marie Newman's transgender pride flag

WASHINGTON - A bill to prohibit discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation has caused a feud on Capitol Hill between Illinois U.S. Rep. Marie Newman and... Read more ...

New replacement for Mike Madigan to be appointed Thursday

New replacement for Mike Madigan to be appointed Thursday

CHICAGO - Another replacement for Mike Madigan will be appointed Thursday, after his first pick was forced to resign. Edward Kodatt, 26, stepped down as state representative of... Read more ...