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A So-Called Expert‘s Uneasy Dive Into the Trump-Russia Frenzy

Adrian Chen discusses the role of ‘experts‘ in the Trump-Russia story, in particular the frenzy over last week‘s federal indictment targeting the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency. Is it possible to be a skeptic without playing into the President‘s hands?

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Daily Cartoon: Thursday, February 22nd

Brendan Loper‘s Daily Cartoon identifies the crisis producer in Parkland.

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Billy Graham‘s Striking Gospel of Social Action

Eliza Griswold writes about the life and work of Billy Graham, the evangelical Christian leader.

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CNN‘s Town Hall on Guns and the Unmaking of Marco Rubio

Evan Osnos writes about the CNN town hall on guns in Florida, and how the survivors of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School moved the debate forward.

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The Mad Bomber Who Terrorized Manhattan

In the first video of The New Yorker‘s ‘True Crime‘ series, the author Michael Cannell discusses the hunt to catch a serial bomber who preyed on New York City.

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It‘s Me, the Guy on Your Dating App Who Looks Different in Every Photo

Lucas Gardner writes a humorous piece about the multiple identities of a man with an enigmatic online-dating profile.

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How Billy Graham‘s Movement Lost Its Way

Michael Luo writes about the legacy of the evangelist Billy Graham, who died on Wednesday, at age ninety-nine.

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How ‘This Is Us‘ Unwittingly Reinvented the Humble Crock-Pot

Priya Krishna writes about the role a Crock-Pot played on the Super Bowl episode of ‘This Is Us,‘ in which Jack Pearson, played by Milo Ventimiglia, dies.

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The Lasting Pain of Surviving a School Shooting

Daniel A. Gross talks to Missy Dodds, a former teacher who survived a school shooting in Minnesota, in 2005.

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Trump Furious After Twitter‘s Bot Purge Leaves Him with Fourteen Followers

Andy Borowitz jokes that a purge of bot accounts on Twitter has left President Trump with a little more than a dozen followers.

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The Puerile Emptiness of ‘Peter Rabbit‘

Rebecca Mead on what the new ‘Peter Rabbit‘ movie, directed by Will Gluck, gets wrong about Beatrix Potter‘s storytelling.

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Nice Hockey: Illustrations from Men‘s and Women‘s Ice Hockey at the Winter Olympics

Edward Steed‘s cartoons of the most exciting moments in men‘s and women‘s hockey at the 2018 Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang.

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Reading North Korean Poems During the Winter Olympics in South Korea

Mythili G. Rao writes about ‘The Red Years,‘ a collection of poems attributed to a North Korean dissident writing under the pen name Bandi.

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Cryptocurrency: The Hail Mary Pass for People Who Missed the Tech Boom

Anna Wiener writes about efforts to encourage women to invest in crytocurrency.

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A Foolproof Guide to Achieving Literary Success

Will McPhail‘s wry cartoon about how to effortlessly achieve fame and money as a writer.

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How to Join the Cryptocurrency Game and Change the World

Anna Wiener writes about efforts to encourage women to invest in crytocurrency.

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The Authentic Emotion of Lindsey Vonn‘s Final Downhill-Skiing Race

Ian Crouch writes about the American skier Lindsey Vonn‘s final Olympic downhill race, in which she won a bronze medal, and about the toll her sport has taken on her body.

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Fergie‘s Wild Reinvention of the National Anthem at the N.B.A. All-Star Game

Amanda Petrusich writes about the singer Fergie‘s performance of the national anthem at the N.B.A. All-Star Game.

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Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, February 21st

Jeremy Nguyen‘s Daily Cartoon finds an unexpected superpower.

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Meena Alexander Reads Gerald Stern

Meena Alexander joins Kevin Young to read and discuss Gerald Stern‘s poem ‘Adonis," and her own poem ‘Kochi by the Sea.‘

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Two Funerals, a Viewing, and a Vigil: A Fifteen-Year-Old‘s Sunday in Parkland

Charles Bethea talks to a fifteen-year-old survivor of the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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Ben Taub and Ronan Farrow of The New Yorker Win George Polk Awards

Ben Taub‘s story on Lake Chad and Ronan Farrow‘s reporting on Harvey Weinstein win George Polk Awards.

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Physicists Still Don‘t Know What Puts the Curl in Curling

As curlers compete for gold at the Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang, Alan Burdick examines the often conflicting theories that physicists have advanced in the past few years to explain the curious behavior of curling stones.

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Beyond Boyfriend Jeans: Hot New Styles to Borrow from the Boys

Max Lakin jokes about new fashion styles that women can borrow from the men in their lives.

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