‘A Crazy 15 Months’: Pandemic Spurs Transforming Offices into Labs

The epidemic has taken a big punch to the owners of office buildings. Realizing that working with home-based workers could continue, businesses across the country have narrowed their space or eliminated them altogether, resulting in lower construction and office rents. The collateral damage to this teleworking revolution has been millions of square feet of empty …

‘Everybody’s Going Crazy’: Rural Oregon Awaits Poaching

CHILOQUIN, Ore. – Tawan Murray sat in the Chiloquin High School parking lot selling concert-style “Bootleg Wildfire 2021” t-shirts as fire crews swept through mid-Oregon as firefighters struggled to contain the nation’s largest wildfire on Wednesday. Mr. Murray is moving from town to town after the fire, some kind of doomsday merchant. “Things are slow …

Winning Junior Wimbledon Is ‘Crazy’, But Still ‘Junior Only’

WIMBLEDON, England – Novak Djokovic and Matteo Berrettini were playing the first set of Wimbledon men’s singles at Center Court Sunday afternoon, as two young Americans were completing the men’s singles final 100 yards and a world away. In the first all-American men’s singles final at the All England Club since 2014, Samir Banerjee of …

One Last Day of Rest at Wimbledon and One Last Crazy Monday

WIMBLEDON, England — Wimbledon On Sunday, the middle tournament was suspended for the last time. The training grounds were busy, but as usual, no fans were taken onto the field and no official matches were played, despite the occasional sunshine. The players walked peacefully on the field and Taiwanese player Hsieh Su-wei took a photo …