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The C.B.O. Gives the Senate Twenty-Two Million Reasons to Reject the Health-Care Bill
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
John Cassidy on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate Republicans’ health-care bill.
The Bland Likability of “The Big Sick”
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Richard Brody reviews “The Big Sick,” a movie by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, starring Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan, and directed by Michael Showalter.
What the Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling Means in Practice
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Jonathan Blitzer on what the Supreme Court ruling on President Trump’s travel ban against people in several Muslim-majority countries means in practice.
Choose Your Codependent Mom’s Adventure
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Shon Arieh-Lerer humorously attempts to offer help to a confused mother, in the form of a choose-your-own-adventure guide.
In Heidi Schreck’s New Play, Teen Girls Talk About the Constitution
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Sarah Larson on the playwright, actor, and TV writer Heidi Schreck, whose work “What the Constitution Means to Me” is onstage now at the Wild Project.
Zhang Yuanan Talks to Evan Osnos About the Chinese View of Trump
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
The journalist Zhang Yuanan, a foreign correspondent for Caixin Media, explains how the Chinese public sees the Trump Administration.
Turkey’s Writers Face Yet More Trials
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Aysegul Sert on Aslı Erdoğan, a writer facing charges related to Turkey’s 2016 coup attempt, and on declining press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Roxane Gay’s Complicated “Hunger”
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Doreen St. Félix on the writer Roxane Gay’s new memoir, “Hunger,” which deals with her rape, her overeating, and her struggles with identity.
How the Senate’s Health-Care Bill Threatens the Nation's Health
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Atul Gawande on Senate Republicans’ health-care bill, which would hurt the health of Americans on Medicaid in order to grant tax cuts to the very wealthy.
Feeling Worse
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
In “Feeling Worse,” Amy Davidson argues that Senate Republicans’ health-care bill is shocking morally, but not politically.
My Dentist’s Murder Trial
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Adultery, false identities, and a lethal sedation: a baroque courtroom drama unfolds in upstate New York.
The Future of Coal Country
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
A local environmental activist fights to prepare her community for life beyond mining.
The National Enquirer’s Fervor for Trump
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
The tabloid is defined by its predatory spirit. Why has it embraced the President with such sycophantic zeal?
The Gay Men Who Fled Chechnya’s Purge
June 26th, 2017, 06:01 AM
The stories of those who survived detention and torture and are now living undercover in Putin’s Russia.
The Senate’s Disastrous Health-Care Bill
June 25th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Though the plan is morally shocking, politically it is not.
After Travis Kalanick’s Resignation, Will Uber Really Change?
June 23rd, 2017, 06:01 AM
Anna Wiener discusses the resignation of Travis Kalanick, the brash C.E.O. and co-founder of Uber, and what’s next for the company.
The Dubious Counting at the Center of the G.O.P.’s Health-Care Reform
June 23rd, 2017, 06:01 AM
John Cassidy analyzes Mitch McConnell and the Republicans’ new health-care bill, which would cut Medicaid to deliver tax cuts to wealthy households.
A Virginia Town Responds to a Murder, Hate Crime or Not
June 23rd, 2017, 06:01 AM
Jonathan Blitzer reports from Reston, Virginia, on the aftermath of the murder of the teen-ager Nabra Hassanen, who was killed near her mosque, last week.
The Skateboarding Legend Brian Anderson Comes Out
June 23rd, 2017, 06:01 AM
Nathan Fitch skateboards with the professional skater Brian Anderson, who came out of the closet in a video for Vice Sports.
Is ISIS Conceding Defeat?
June 23rd, 2017, 06:01 AM
Robin Wright on the terrorist group ISIS’s destruction of the Great Mosque of al-Nuri, in Mosul, which might be a sign that its end is near.
Jeremy Lin’s Younger Brother, Joe, Chases His Basketball Dreams
June 21st, 2017, 06:01 AM
Alex Wong on the ambitions and upbringing of Jeremy Lin’s younger brother, Joe, who’s playing professional basketball in Taiwan.
Chris Christie’s Opioid Commission and the Future of the A.C.A.
June 20th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Margaret Talbot on the commission, formed by Trump and chaired by Chris Christie, to address the opioid-addiction crisis.
The Real Problem with Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Segment
June 19th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Amy Davidson on Megyn Kelly’s problematic interview with the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, whom Donald Trump has praised.
China’s Mistress-Dispellers
June 19th, 2017, 06:01 AM
How the economic boom and deep gender inequality have created a new industry.
An Unquiet Week in Washington
June 18th, 2017, 06:01 AM
A shooting and investigations at a political moment that appears to be as volatile as the Watergate era. 
Donald Trump Reverses Barack Obama’s Cuba Policy
June 16th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Jon Lee Anderson writes about Donald Trump’s reversal of the Obama Administration’s Cuba policy, which will reintroduce restrictions on travel for Americans.
Robert Gallucci Talks to David Remnick About Negotiating with North Korea
June 12th, 2017, 06:01 AM
Robert Gallucci talks with David Remnick about North Korea’s nuclear program and Donald Trump’s lack of a coherent policy toward Pyongyang.
Slide Show: Political Cartoons
July 20th, 2014, 06:01 AM
How funny are elections? Find out with our political cartoon of the day.