Kyrie: Listen to a doc, the vaccines are safe and highly effective

Sign up for our special edition newsletter to get a daily update on the coronavirus pandemic. Kyrie Irving is a great basketball player, but he won’t be in the Brooklyn Nets lineup this season. The reason isn’t some nagging injury or family emergency. Irving has steadfastly refused to comply with New York City’s mandate requiring … Read more

Opinion | My Apple Watch gave me a fright. Was I dying? Of course not, but it raised serious questions about the digital divide

The buzzing on my wrist during this past Christmas dinner was nothing more than a rude interruption. But a couple of years ago, while trying to enjoy the holidays despite feeling a bit under the weather, my Apple Watch beeped and vibrated angrily to tell me that my heart rate was high. I panicked, wondering … Read more

Upcoming Nationals meeting will be ‘absolutely seminal’: Barnaby Joyce

Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce says Sunday’s meeting of the Nationals will be “absolutely seminal”. The upcoming party room meeting is set to determine whether the Coalition will fracture or unite over a net zero by 2050 target. It comes as Australia is facing increased pressure to sign up to the emissions reduction target ahead … Read more