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  1. the city politic
    Eric Adams Has Already WonBeloved from East Brooklyn to Billionaires’ Row, he is poised to be the most powerful mayor in decades. But who is he?
  2. power
    Katie Couric Is Not for EveryoneAfter her long career as America’s beloved morning-news anchor, she has decided to write a wild, unflinching memoir focused on the messy parts. Why?
  3. crime
    The Murders Down the Hall393 Powell Street was a peaceful home, until residents started dying in brutal, mysterious ways.
  4. the city politic
    Eric Adams Isn’t Expecting a HoneymoonHe predicts that he will be misunderstood, even heckled. At first, anyway.
  5. encounter
    ‘I Was Part of Something Unusually Evil’In Kansas with Stephanie Grisham, who does not believe she will be redeemed.
  6. trumpworld
    Rudy Giuliani Is (Probably) ScrewedFormer prosecutors say he is in an excruciating legal predicament — and could very well flip.
  7. political science
    Is America Too Rich for Class Politics?A new theory for why affluent Democrats vote against their economic interests.
  8. tech
    How Miami Seduced Silicon ValleyAwash in coders, crypto, and capital, the city is loving — and beginning to shape — its newest industry.
  9. the money game
    Why Trouble at a Chinese Real-Estate Company Led to a U.S. Stock Market PlungeWall Street seems to be wrapping its head around just how fast things are changing in Xi’s China. Evergrande’s woes are emblematic of those changes.
  10. silicon valley
    Book Excerpt: Peter Thiel’s Untold College StoriesHis ideology dominates Silicon Valley. It began to form when he was an angry young man.
  11. the 99 percent
    Occupy Wall Street Changed EverythingTen years later, the legacy of Zuccotti Park has never been clearer.
  12. the law
    What’s Next in the Legal Fight Against Texas’s Extreme Abortion BanA brazenly political court let Texas ban almost all abortions. Politics may be the only thing to stop it.
  13. the law
    Elizabeth Holmes’s Last PitchThe onetime Silicon Valley star faces her greatest challenge — convincing a jury that she is not to blame for a massive fraud.
  14. politics
    ‘A Total F*cking Disaster’: Inside Seth Moulton’s Secret Trip to KabulOfficials condemned the unauthorized mission as a reckless stunt. But the congressman says it was critical oversight of a crisis he tried to prevent.
  15. 9/11: 20 years later
    The 9/11 Museum and Its DiscontentsA new documentary goes inside the battles that have riven the institution and shaped the historical legacy of the attack.
  16. the money game
    The High Priest of Cryptopia Regrets NothingIan Freeman could have been a bitcoin billionaire. Instead, he could go to prison for the rest of his life.
  17. the inside game
    What Nervous Democrats Are Saying About Biden’s Afghanistan Decision“There’s no good way to talk about it,” said one senior staffer on the Hill. “It’s mortifying.”
  18. encounter
    Gossiping With Tabloid Icon Cindy AdamsThe stalwart of the New York Post gets ready to tell all — kind of.
  19. covid-19
    Don’t Panic, But Breakthrough Cases May Be a Bigger Issue Than You’ve Been ToldThe vaccines work very well, but current public-health communications may be understating the frequency of infections among the vaccinated.
  20. excelsior!
    New York Will Be Electing a Governor Soon. Who Is the Front-runner?There’s a big question hanging over the field — and it doesn’t even involve Andrew Cuomo.
  21. covid-19
    Too Many People Are Dying Right NowThe trend of U.S. hospitalizations and deaths amid the Delta wave appears to be far worse that what many had expected.
  22. late capitalism
    China’s Sweeping Crackdown on Big Tech Is a Wake-Up Call for the U.S.The U.S. and China face similar economic problems. The latter is taking an increasingly anti-capitalist approach to solving them.
  23. politics
    How Is Andrew Cuomo Still Here?A shocking new report is a test of his ability to bend reality to his will.
  24. tokyo olympics
    The Singular Beauty of the 400-Meter HurdlesWhy both the men’s and women’s races are the most highly anticipated track-and-field events of the Olympics.
  25. encounter
    Kathryn Garcia’s Wide-Open FutureShe’s out of a job and lost the primary, but the almost-next-mayor of New York is now a political celebrity.
  26. drone wars
    The Drone Leaker“Second Snowden” Daniel Hale exposed the machinery of America’s clandestine warfare. Why did no one seem to care?
  27. covid-19
    The Kids Were Safe the Whole TimeWhy we should rethink COVID safety protocols for children — and everyone else.
  28. book excerpt
    The Female Inmates Fighting California’s Wildfires“Your feet have a pulse of their own. Your face feels like it’s about to melt off.”
  29. insurrection day
    Merrick Garland vs. Trump’s MobThose who hoped he would prosecute January 6 with gusto have been bitterly disappointed.
  30. book excerpt
    Donald Trump’s January 6, by Michael WolffThe view from inside the Oval Office.
  31. israel
    My Grandfather the ZionistHe helped build Jewish American support for Israel. What’s his legacy now?
  32. the city politic
    Everything You Need to Know About the NYC Mayoral RaceYour last-minute guide to the 15 primary candidates, New Yorkers’ ranked-choice voting strategies, and all the drama from the campaign trail.
  33. media
    Inside the Petty, Vindictive, Career-Ruining Infighting at NY1Onscreen, NY1 seems like a happy family, but a lawsuit exposed the tumult behind the scenes.
  34. encounter
    On the Campaign Trail With Andrew GiulianiThe Son of Rudy is working out his father issues on the road to Albany.
  35. life after warming
    California’s Last Fire Season Was a Historic Disaster. This One Could Be Worse.The conditions are already set for eclipsing recent records — which themselves would have been unthinkable not long ago.
  36. politics
    ‘We Have to Do What It Takes to Protect Our Delicate Democracy’Texas lawmakers may leave the state to save voting rights.
  37. the money game
    Why a Failing New Jersey Deli Is Valued at $100 Million: A TheoryIt doesn’t make sense by any normal standards. But maybe it’s part of a larger game?
  38. conservatism
    The GOP Can Win Without Waging War on DemocracyBut they want to never lose.
  39. the city politic
    Dianne Morales and the Implosion of the Left in NYC’s Mayoral Race“I’m sorry,” said one lefty political organizer. “But this is just such a hot fucking mess.”
  40. reckoning with a reckoning
    A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Police Are Still WinningAmerica is struggling to reform and reimagine the agencies that have been licensed to kill us.
  41. politics
    This Time, the Craziest Election Doesn’t Have TrumpCalifornia Republicans bet on two veteran pols, Caitlyn Jenner, and a Kodiak bear to beat Gavin Newsom.
  42. the money game
    A Bitcoin Billionaire on When to Sell vs. HODL and Dogecoin ‘Nihilism’Mike Novogratz built his fortune on Wall Street and then went all in on what he sees as a crypto revolution. So how are things looking now?
  43. cityscape
    New York’s First Climate Adaptation Battle Is HereThe city wants to bury East River Park to save it.
  44. the city politic
    Andrew Yang’s Insider CampaignHow has a former CEO of 100 employees become the front-runner to govern a city of 9 million? Not simply by being a celebrity and excellent campaigner.
  45. politics
    Whatever Happened to ‘the Clinton Kid’?The curious reappearance of the man at the heart of a mostly forgotten conspiracy theory.
  46. crime
    The Roger Stone Acolyte Who Trolled Staten Island PoliticsEccentric lawyer Richard Luthmann was a staple on the Staten Island political scene. Then the fake Facebook posts began.
  47. encounter
    Eric Adams’s Pro-Police BetEight weeks before the mayoral primary and second in the polls, Brooklyn’s borough president sharpens his case for more cops.
  48. politics
    The Most Powerful Weapon for Police Reform Is BackBiden’s Justice Department takes out a tool shelved by Trump to force local law enforcement to change.
  49. capitol hill
    Chuck Schumer Has ChangedWhy is the former “angry centrist” pushing his party to go bigger, bolder, and more progressive?
  50. learning
    Why Public Schools Shouldn’t Offer a Remote Option This FallIt’s bad for learning, it’s expensive, and it sends the wrong message about whether our schools are safe.
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