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  1. education
    ‘I Want to Meet My Teacher’A war over reopening schools has upended the progressive politics of the New Jersey suburbs.
  2. mysteries
    The Great 21st-Century Treasure HuntWas there a better way to spend the past decade than on a maddening, deadly, brain-scrambling search for gold hidden somewhere in the American West?
  3. politics
    QAnon Goes to WashingtonTwenty-four followers of the grotesque conspiracy theory are running for Congress in November. Where does this end?
  4. the law
    Inside the Bitter Divorce of Cellino & BarnesBruised egos, gobs of money, and the feud that took down New York’s absurdly ubiquitous accident law firm.
  5. housing
    The Eco–Yogi Slumlords of BrooklynHow did a couple who built an empire of yoga studios, vegan restaurants, and homes with “living walls” end up as pandemic villains?
  6. new york city
    New York’s Most Virulent Opponent of Police ReformDuring his nearly two decades as head of the NYPD’s sergeants union, Ed Mullins has fought virtually every attempt to curb brutality and corruption.
  7. feature
    Two Lawyers, a Summer of Unrest, and a Molotov CocktailWhat would make a young professional with everything to lose throw a gasoline-filled Bud Light bottle at a cop car?
  8. feature
    A Plague Is an Apocalypse. But It Can Bring a New World.Civilizations cause pandemics, collapse from them, and, sometimes, are remade by them.
  9. the national interest
    American Death CultWhy has the Republican response to the pandemic been so mind-bogglingly disastrous?
  10. politics
    John Lewis Never Lost HopeThe congressman and civil-rights legend died on Friday. He recently spoke with Zak Cheney-Rice about why he stayed the course.
  11. new york city
    Boss of the BeachFor 40 years, the city’s lifeguard corps has been mired in controversy, and for 40 years it’s been run by one man: Peter Stein.
  12. politics
    How Bill de Blasio Lost New YorkWeeks into the George Floyd protests, the mayor has alienated his constituents, the police, and even his own staff.
  13. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
  14. feature
    Two Hours Daily to Sanitize, Two Hours to CryAn emergency-room doctor struggles to keep it together — and find supplies.
  15. cityscape
    The Return of Fear in New YorkThe city, a child of disaster, remembers its past.
  16. feature
    He’s Lost Seven Parishioners, and 20 Are SickIn his 40 years of preaching, the Reverend Johnnie Green has never felt this helpless.
  17. crime
    The Stabbing in Morningside ParkEvery generation, a crime tells a new story about New York. The murder of Tessa Majors is ours.
  18. business
    Inside the Fossil-Fuel Industry’s Plan to Profit From Climate ChangeI went to one of Shell’s private meetings and took notes.
  19. language
    Why Do Corporations Speak the Way They Do?The pernicious spread of garbage language.
  20. public health
    Who Thought Sucking on a Battery Was a Good Idea?Millions of Americans, some of them teens who never would’ve picked up a cigarette, are vaping. Last year’s panic might be the least of our worries.
  21. crime
    Michael Avenatti’s Lonely FallThe disgraced lawyer wanted to be a legal celebrity. Now he’s not even the most famous defendant on the block.
  22. media
    The Voice of the Podcast GenerationMichael Barbaro made the New York Times’ The Daily a raging success. Or is it the other way around?
  23. feature
    A Year’s Diary of Climate ReckoningSome scientists say the best way to combat climate change is to talk about it. For 2019, my New Year’s resolution was to do just that.
  24. profile
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Has Already Changed D.C. It Hasn’t Changed Her Much.She reshaped her party’s agenda, resuscitated Bernie Sanders’s campaign, and hardly has a friend in town.
  25. feature
    A Year Inside a Growing American Terrorist MovementEleven years after Obama’s election, and three years into the Trump presidency, the threat of white-nationalist hate groups can’t be ignored.
  26. self
    Peloton Is Spinning Faster Than EverThe company may have unwittingly created a fitness cult, but their business model is a little more complicated.
  27. feature
    The Wall Street Billionaire and the Ultimate College HedgeDavid E. Shaw’s broad, risk-averse strategy, applied to university admissions.
  28. technology
    A Cynic’s Guide to Killing It at StanfordMany of the 1,700 freshmen arriving in Palo Alto this September didn’t come for the Romantic poetry but to network, raise capital, and drop out.
  29. politics
    Is There Hope for America After Trump?The Republic already looks like Rome in ruins.
  30. politics
    Talking Teaching With Elizabeth Warren, the Most Professorial Candidate EverShe has been instructing students since she was 8 years old. But does America want to be taught?
  31. crime
    The Bitter Sibling Rivalry Burning Up an $800 Million Louisiana Oil DynastyA story of lifelong grudges, frame-ups, greed, drugs, and an incompetent conspiracy of off-duty cops.
  32. feature
    How Cindy Yang Learned to Throw a Party at Mar-a-LagoCindy Yang was a rising fixture in Palm Beach society. Then Robert Kraft got charged with soliciting prostitution and the FBI took notice.
  33. business
    How Did WeWork’s Adam Neumann Build a $47 Billion Company?Not by sharing.
  34. urban planning
    Why New York Can’t Have Nice ThingsIt costs three times more to build a subway station here than in London or Paris. What if we could change that?
  35. health
    Measles for the One PercentVaccines, Waldorf schools, and the problem with liberal Luddites.
  36. feature
    How Many Bones Would You Break to Get Laid?“Incels” are going under the knife to reshape their faces, and their dating prospects.
  37. feature
    The Stolen Kids of Sarah LawrenceWhat happened to the group of bright college students who fell under the sway of a classmate’s father?
  38. profile
    Parkland Activist David Hogg Is Taking His Gap Year at the BarricadesFurious and unflinching, an NRA enemy, an accused “crisis actor,” and a high-school grad trying to figure out what’s next.
  39. feature
    A Teen Turned Informant to Escape MS-13. Now His Life Is in Even More Danger.Henry thought that talking to the cops would help him get away from the violent gang. Now he’s caught between them and ICE.
  40. select all
    The Millennial Walt Disney Wants to Turn Empty Stores Into Instagram PlaygroundsMaryellis Bunn, the 25-year-old co-founder of the Museum of Ice Cream, says retail is dead and experiences are the future.
  41. feature
    Is Anybody Home at Ben Carson’s HUD?A long-harbored conservative dream — the “dismantling of the administrative state” — is taking place under Secretary Carson.
  42. feature
    PissPigGranddad, the Punk-Rock Florist Who Fought ISIS in Syria, Is Coming HomeBrace Belden became a radical icon when he went to take up arms against terrorists, build a socialist utopia, and tweet jokes about the revolution.
  43. feature
    The Man Who Shot Reagan Is Out of the Mental Hospital and Living With His MotherCan someone who tried to murder a president be rehabilitated?
  44. feature
    Suddenly, New York’s Rich Are Obsessed With Importing PandasThe Chinese export every powerful person can get behind.
  45. feature
    Lenny Pozner Believed in Conspiracy Theories. Until His Son’s Death Became One.Just as a father was mourning his child killed at Sandy Hook, strangers were saying he’d never lived at all.
  46. feature
    The Making of America’s Next Great Tennis Talent, in Two Very Different LabsTaylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe are the future of the sport, but their pasts couldn’t be more different.
  47. politics
    Bill Clinton Stands Poised Between His Past and His Wife’s FutureThe last white male Democratic president has a connection to those who feel left behind.
  48. feature
    The Last Days of BMX Superstar Dave MirraLosing the will to die just before choosing death.
  49. politics
    Inside Donald Trump’s 2016 Presidential CampaignHow the most unorthodox campaign in history actually works.
  50. feature
    Inside Miami Beach’s Clubhouse for the SuperrichFaena House rises just steps from the menacing turquoise sea.
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