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John Dowd’s Fall May Mean That Robert Mueller Is Next to Go

The departure of Donald Trump’s personal lawyer substantially increases the chances that the President will move to fire the special counsel—perhaps very soon.


Cambridge Analytica and Our Lives Inside the Surveillance Machine

In a system as complex and opaque as Facebook’s, misuse of personal data is virtually guaranteed.

The Current

Trump Goes with His Instincts and Ditches H. R. McMaster for John Bolton

McMaster was brought in to stabilize a turbulent White House; the man chosen to replace him has an unrivalled reputation as a war hawk.

News Desk

The Link Between Lax Gun Laws and the Violence That Fuels Immigration

The ready availability of guns in America is often discussed as a domestic-policy matter. But it is also an international issue.

Annals of Gastronomy

The Strange, Uplifting Tale of “Joy of Cooking” Versus the Food Scientist

After a research study implicated “Joy of Cooking” in the American obesity epidemic, the guardians of its legacy became vigilante data scientists.

Culture Desk

“Parent” as a Verb: Bullying

There’s something about seeing your kid get teased that lifts up the corners of your own ancient scabs.

Culture Desk

The Vulnerability of Snoop Dogg’s Gospel Album

“Bible of Love,” the rapper’s sixteenth solo LP, feels more like a début than anything else Snoop has done.

Teachable Moment

How to Raise a Boy: A Forum at Brunch

Fatherly, a platform for dads, threw a brunch to talk about men in the age of #MeToo.

Culture Desk

Trump and I Have the Same Favorite Song

What does Trump see in this maudlin spoken-word ballad?


“The Vision,” a Superhero Story About Family and Fitting In

“The Vision” is not about saving the world but about understanding the limits built into each of us.

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The World of Magic Lantern Enthusiasts Loses Two of Its Leaders

The phantasmagoria shows of Dick Balzer and Mervyn Heard conjured ghosts, devils, and even controversial politicians of the day, for audiences that had never experienced them.

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What to Do in New York City This Weekend

Our critics pick the best music, art, theatre, restaurants, and more.

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Searching for Memory of the Gulags in Putin’s Russia

Many Russians, even those formerly dedicated to preserving history, have come to think that tales of the horrors of the Soviet camps were overblown.

Dear Pepper: A Holiday Naysayer and Indecision

The latest installment of our advice column offers ideas for dealing with a relationship quandary and the agony of choice.

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Daily Cartoon: Thursday, March 22nd

“We’re beta-testing ways to get the President to read his briefings.”

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The Origins of the Never Again Movement

Emily Witt discusses the group of students who organized for change after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.

Daily Cartoon

“We’re beta-testing ways to get the President to read his briefings.”

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Behind Larry Fink’s Up-Close Photo Shoot with Governor Jerry Brown

In the course of a fifty-plus-year career, Fink’s work has been defined by a signature intimacy.

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In This Week’s Issue
Night Life

Justin Timberlake’s Roots Run Deep

“Man of the Woods” has bewildered critics and fans, but the Tennessee pop star has always been fond of guitar.

The Current Cinema

“Tomb Raider” and “Isle of Dogs,” Reviewed

Roar Uthaug’s reboot of the Lara Croft franchise, starring Alicia Vikander, and Wes Anderson’s stop-motion fantasia of canine resilience.

The Bench

Trump’s Twitter Blockees Go to Court

Is the Twittersphere more like a virtual town hall, or an informal convention?

Our Columnists

What Was Cambridge Analytica’s Role in the Trump Campaign?

An undercover report showed executives at the company boasting of their influence in Trump’s surprise election victory.

What Does Conor Lamb’s Race Say About How Democrats Should Run?

Candidates matter, and voters do, too—voters as people who are appealed to, not simply as demographic profiles.

Russian Voters Had Nothing but Bad Options

They could boycott or cast a protest vote, but there was no right thing to do.

The National Geographic Twins and the Falsehood of Our Post-Racial Future

The magazine has made a rare, and refreshing, admission of past racism. But its most recent cover story undermines this corrective.

N.R.A. Proposes Having Second Armed Teacher in Every Classroom

“The only thing that stops a bad teacher with a gun is a good teacher with a gun,” Wayne LaPierre said.

Agnès Varda’s Lost Sci-Fi Romance, “Les Créatures”

In a 1966 movie starring Catherine Deneuve, Varda transformed science fiction into a subject in her own image.


“The Death of Stalin,” and Tracy K. Smith in the Woods

Armando Iannucci mines the comedy of terror under dictatorship in his new film, and Tracy K. Smith talks about leaving the city to find peace in the woods.

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