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A court case in Qatar that became an international incident, and a domestic tragedy.
The Cardinals’ hacking scandal shows just how much baseball has, and hasn’t, changed.
What 100 years old looks like.
The complicated politics of where to ejaculate.
The comic who took on Bill Cosby.
Her latest transgression: acting normal.
The 60-year journey from canvas to Christie’s.
In a post-9/11 surveilled world, the aerial shot takes on new meaning.
Writer-actor James Lecesne morphs.
Trainwreck is delightful until it becomes too Apatow.
Marvel’s Ant-Man plays like a charmingly tacky jet-suit robot picture for kids.
Tame Impala and psychedelia’s moment.
When will de Blasio see the light on parks?
Twenty-five things to see, hear, watch, and read.
The women who make couture in Paris and Rome at work.
Readers sound off on Rikers Island, marriage equality, and more.
Our deliberately oversimplified guide to who falls where on our taste hierarchies.
Beach pails for beer and sand; a Far Rockaway event space.
The sort-of high-school valedictorian with a fondness for snails.
The best things to eat on a budget, including: regional Thai food in Queens, Japanese snack cakes shaped like sea bream, and lots of crispy chicken.