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  1. mueller time
    Everything We’ve Learned From Robert Mueller’s Investigation (So Far)Even without seeing the full report, we know plenty about wrongdoing by Trump associates and Russia’s 2016 election meddling.
  2. socialism
    French Socialist Édouard Louis on Failed Centrism and the Rise of AOCThe author of Who Killed My Father talks about “what we create, how we affect people’s bodies.”
  3. bookstore news
    McNally Jackson Is Staying Put — and Massively ExpandingThe Soho store isn’t relocating, but new branches are set to anchor big developments at City Point and South Street Seaport.
  4. russia investigation
    What We Know About BuzzFeed’s Michael Cohen Scoop, and Why Mueller Shot It DownIt seems likely that the controversy stems from a dispute between BuzzFeed’s sources and Mueller’s office, not simple journalistic error.
  5. q&a
    A Flight-Safety Inspector Explains the Very Real Perils of the ShutdownAirline inspectors are among the many government workers affected by the shutdown. Here’s how their absence from the job introduces real dangers.
  6. environment
    The Trump Administration’s War on Wildlife Should Be a ScandalAmid the broader environmental damage, the eradication of certain wildlife due to farming, drilling, and hunting policies has mostly gone unnoticed.
  7. russia investigation
    Michael Cohen Might Not Actually Go to PrisonThere are still ways Cohen could wriggle out of his three-year sentence — and even if he can’t, prison might feel like an upstate Jewish boys’ camp.
  8. my favorite places
    74 of Our Favorite New Yorkers on Their Favorite Places in New YorkFrom a 24-hour Ukrainian restaurant to biking in the Rockaways.
  9. amazon
    Amazon Is an Infrastructure Company. The HQ2 Bids Were Reconnaissance.Amazon has morphed from a retailer to an infrastructure company. The data in the HQ2 bids it solicited could guide the next steps in its evolution.
  10. 2018 midterms
    Can a 27-Year-Old Political Neophyte Run the Third-Largest County in America?Lina Hidalgo was elected to run a county with a $5 billion budget, thanks to Beto and straight-ticket voting. And she has a plan.
  11. education
    Brooklyn Students Are Protesting Silicon Valley’s Favorite Education ProgramStudents at the Secondary School of Journalism staged a walkout to get the “personalized learning” regimen removed from their classrooms.
  12. 2018 midterms
    Can a Trump Voter Change Her Mind?Five Republicans on how they’ll vote on Tuesday.
  13. el chapo
    Everything about El Chapo’s trial is a secretThe trial for El Chapo starts Monday. But will Brooklyn Bridge be closed every time he’s shuttled across? Everyone who knows is sworn to secrecy.
  14. pittsburgh synagogue shooting
    Armed Guards Are Already Common in New York’s SynagoguesAfter the Pittsburgh shooting, synagogues are rethinking their security measures. But armed guards are already surprisingly common among them.
  15. just asking questions
    Elaine Pagels on How Devastating Loss Influenced Her Groundbreaking ScholarshipWhy Religion? is her new memoir about personal calamities, revolutionary scholarship, and her own, sort-of faith.
  16. bookstore news
    Sarah McNally, Unfiltered and Excited, on Her Soho Bookstore’s Forced Move“I never thought I was a genius, but in the last week, I’ve discovered that I am.”
  17. facial recognition
    Smile! The Secretive Business of Facial-Recognition Software in Retail StoresMadison Square Garden, and Kennedy International Airport both use facial-recognition software to identify their customers. Who else does?
  18. technology
    Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying to Transform Education. This Town Fought Back.How Connecticut parents resisted the Zuckerberg-backed Summit Learning Program.
  19. q&a
    Does Casey Gerald Know How to Fix America?The entrepreneurial activist thinks very big-picture in his new memoir.
  20. politics
    Is New York State Going to Have Its Own Clergy Sex-Abuse Scandal?New York’s attorney general is demanding records from Catholic leaders across the state. Is a sex-abuse scandal about to break?
  21. q&a
    How Well-Meaning Liberals Paved the Way for TrumpIn Winners Take All, Anand Giridharadas offers a broader history of how America’s wealth inequality and charitable giving grew in tandem.
  22. criminal justice reform
    The Improbable Story of How the National Prisoner Strike Came TogetherHow did inmates in 17 states manage to coordinate a nationwide protest when they can’t communicate freely? With help from an anarchist labor union.
  23. business
    Is New York Cracking Down on Airbnb to Help Local Residents or Hotels?Supporters of new Airbnb regulation argue that it drives up rents, but opponents say the hotel industry–backed law will only deprive locals of income.
  24. 2008
    Sheila Bair on What Hasn’t Changed Since the Great Recession“The financial system we have is basically the financial system we had in 2008.”
  25. 2008
    Barney Frank on His Regrets From the Great Recession“All the money went to banks, none went to homeowners.”
  26. taxonomy
    What 22 Trump Staffers Looked Like in High SchoolWho would have thought they’d one day work for the 45th president of the United States?
  27. history
    Africatown and the 21st-Century Stain of SlaveryThe descendants of Cudjo Lewis, the final survivor of the last slave ship to land in America, fight for respect and environmental justice.
  28. swampland
    501 Days of Trump & Co. Stealing America BlindA constant drip of corruption. And this is just what we know so far …
  29. prison reform
    What If Prosecutors Wanted to Keep People Out of Prison?George Soros’s semi-secret plan to get progressive district attorneys elected all over the country.
  30. 55 Ways Donald Trump Structurally Changed America in 2017These are the concrete actions his administration has taken to alter how the country works.
  31. The Story of the Cover of the Rolling Stones’ Their Satanic Majesties RequestWith its nods to the Beatles and its ambitious 3-D cover, Their Satanic Majesties Request was a decadent peek into the brains of the Rolling Stones.
  32. Career Federal Employees Ask ‘What Would Make Me Quit?’“Am I an accomplice to this terrible thing that’s happening?”
  33. Federal Employees Discuss the Ethics of Sticking It Out With Trump’s GovernmentStay in an attempt to influence a hostile administration, or go when your personal red line is crossed?
  34. just asking questions
    How New York Could Force the Release of Trump’s Tax ReturnsAlbany is considering a bill that would publish the state returns of certain elected officials.
  35. just asking questions
    Why South Koreans Aren’t Afraid of a Military Confrontation With the NorthThe AP’s former bureau chief in Pyongyang and Seoul says North Korea’s threats follow a yearly script, but Trump is the unpredictable factor.
  36. just asking questions
    The Problem With Trump’s Attempt to Scare North Korea“The history books will say: ‘How could they not have known? How could they not have known these were North Korea’s thoughts?’”
  37. just asking questions
    Why It’s Going to Take Another Financial Catastrophe to Fix Wall StreetThe man who oversaw the bailout in 2008 is not optimistic about the banking industry under President Donald Trump.
  38. education
    The State Education Secretary Who Fought the Teachers’ Union and Lost“You have to ask yourself if you’re making fundamental changes to the education system, or if you’re constantly making superficial changes.”
  39. just asking questions
    Why Did Syria Still Have Chemical Weapons?An arms-control expert looks at how a 2013 U.N. deal failed, and how Trump’s missile strike flips the calculus in a complex conflict.
  40. just asking questions
    Kathleen Sebelius Knows Better Than Anyone How Trump Can Mess With ObamacareHealth Secretary under Obama, she describes how the program can be foiled — or fixed — by Team Trump.
  41. just asking questions
    What Does Vladimir Putin Want?A former U.S. ambassador to Russia on what makes the strongman tick.
  42. just asking questions
    An Atomic-Weapons Expert on the Worst-Case Nuclear ScenarioScientist Philip Coyle was the head of nuclear-weapons testing under President Bill Clinton and an adviser to the Carter and Obama administrations.
  43. just asking questions
    Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on How Mattis Can Stand Up to TrumpAlso: Steve Bannon on the National Security Council and the “deep state” rebellion.
  44. real estate
    What It’s Like to Live in a Trump BuildingThe protesters, the new frisson, and the extremely clean floors.
  45. government gazillionaires
    The Billionaires (and Mega-Millionaires) Trump Wants in His CabinetPopulism has seldom been so rich. A nominee dossier.
  46. water
    The Everything Guide to Bottled WaterAssessing the latest options in the H20 aisle — alkaline, boxed, Ice Age–era. Plus: A tasting with Adam Platt.
  47. What the Trump U. Case and Trump’s Candidacy Have in CommonThe president-elect has dodged litigation with a $25 million settlement, but the saga illuminates how he sees the working class.
  48. Mayor de Blasio Went to Trump Tower to Express Concerns to the President-Elect“We need to give people more assurance that all Americans will be respected.”
  49. election special 2016
    9 Women on Why They’re (Still) Voting for TrumpAnd one who changed from Kasich to Clinton.
  50. staten island
    The Case for Living in Staten IslandWhy move there? A massive Ferris wheel and hundreds of new apartments are coming — and so are the Brooklynites.
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