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  1. q&a
    How a Marriage Survives a CultSarah Edmondson and Nippy Ames, stars of the HBO docuseries The Vow, on escaping NXIVM and what came after.
  2. first person
    When Coronavirus Came to Sing Sing“We faced our worst fear: dying in prison.”
  3. emmys 2020
    The Failure of Mrs. America’s Phyllis SchlaflyRevisiting the show, I started to think about Bette Davis’s performance in In This Our Life and what it takes to create a white female villain.
  4. vision 2020
    How the Campaigns Are Preparing to Win the Chaotic Election AftermathIt’s a new political world in which November 3 doesn’t necessarily mark the end of the campaign, but the beginning of a new phase.
  5. 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.
  6. first person
    Buying Myself BackWhen does a model own her own image?
  7. politics
    The Case for ConsequencesFor the Republic to survive Trump’s presidency, he must be tried for his crimes. Even if that sparks a constitutional crisis of its own.
  8. encounter
    Starting Trouble With the New York Times Media Columnist Ben Smith“I like asking weird, awkward questions that don’t necessarily make me seem like a good person.”
  9. back to school
    You Could Get Us All Sent HomeCollege students have been left to police each other for COVID infractions, fostering a climate of paranoia, finger-pointing, and mistrust.
  10. ideas
    How Fantasy Triumphed Over Reality in American PoliticsThat doesn’t mean that the nation is on the verge of collapse, or even in decline. A new phase of history might be just beginning.
  11. the lost season
    Miuccia Prada Is Too Wise for Post-Pandemic Predictions“Designers cannot change the economic system.”
  12. alternate timelines
    The Year of Movies That Never WasWhat would Hollywood have looked like in 2020 if a pandemic never happened? We were almost too afraid to ask.
  13. reopening
    Can Anyone Really Solve New York City’s Indoor-Dining Problem?“At this point, I just need to know.”
  14. cut covers
    Chika Is for LoversBut even lovers have their limits.
  15. fall preview
    You Don’t Know HerThirty years into an epic career, Mariah Carey is still trying to explain herself.
  16. massachusetts
    How Markey and Kennedy Are Closing Out Their Brutal Primary‘Family fights are the most vicious fights’: inside the ugly final days of the year’s most contentious Senate primary race.
  17. first person
    Melania Trump’s Ex-BFF Tells (Almost) AllStephanie Winston Wolkoff thought Trumpworld conspired to destroy her reputation. The First Lady told her, “Don’t be so dramatic.”
  18. connective tissue
    I May Destroy You, I’ll Be Gone in the Dark, and the Therapeutic Power of StoryThough markedly different, the two series are complementary voices in the ongoing conversation about sexual assault and its aftermath.
  19. power
    Corey Couldn’t Take It AnymoreA Yale cafeteria worker smashed a monument to slavery, and changed an institution.
  20. backstories
    Hollywood’s Fame Scholar Is ReinvigoratedKarina Longworth dug deeper than ever before to make the ambitious latest season of her podcast You Must Remember This.
  21. profile
    Troye Sivan Comes HomeThe pandemic sent him back to Melbourne and a life alone. Now comes his best music yet.
  22. buyer's market
    The Post Office Has a Financial Problem, Not a CrisisThere are business questions underlying many of the political questions that surround the USPS.
  23. 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.
  24. family
    Why Did These YouTubers Give Away Their Son?Myka and James Stauffer adopted a toddler from China and shared every step of the process with their online audience. Except the last.
  25. vision 2020
    The Chaotic, Desperate, Last-Minute Trump 2020 RebootInside the most disorganized, unscrupulous, self-sabotaging presidential campaign since the last one.
  26. stage dives
    ‘Within Fifteen Minutes, It Became Unbearable’The bloody Broadway mess that was Dance of the Vampires.
  27. a long talk
    Mike Schur Talks Morality and Ethics in The Good Place — and Everywhere ElseIt feels right that a chat about the show’s Emmy-nominated finale would lead to a philosophical discourse on bad tweets, blackface, and wearing masks.
  28. vision 2020
    Joe Biden Sees the Future in Kamala HarrisHe’s not just planning for the next three months, or even the next four years — but for what comes after.
  29. covid-19
    The Virus and the Dementia UnitA nursing home’s battle to treat COVID-19 in its most challenging population.
  30. overloaded
    When Becky Yells at YouAn excerpt from Shayla Lawson’s new book, This Is Major, about working alongside a white woman with a massive inferiority complex.
  31. just asking questions
    A Historian of Economic Crisis on the World After COVID-19A leading expert on financial crises explains how the pandemic is upending economic orthodoxy and raising the stakes of the 2020 election.
  32. health
    COVID-19 Is Horrible — So Is Worrying You Might Have Infected Someone ElseOn one of the last days of normal life, I brought cupcakes to my first grader’s class. I didn’t know yet that I had COVID-19.
  33. power
    Comedian Jeff Ross Accused of Sexual Relationship With Underage Girl“He liked that I was innocent.”
  34. 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?
  35. education
    What Will the First Day of School Look Like?Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the messy, bungled battle to reopen New York City’s schools.
  36. movies
    Amy Seimetz’s Mirror WorldsIn her new absurdist thriller, She Dies Tomorrow, the director-actress dares to think the unthinkable.
  37. radio vulture
    We’re Witnessing the Total Breakdown of DiscourseTry to recall another time when a rapper went into surgery for multiple gunshot wounds and it became instant gag fodder.
  38. what happens now?
    Is 2020 the End of the Domestic Box Office As We Know It?Due to the ineffectiveness of COVID-19 measures in the U.S., Americans must wait to see Christopher Nolan’s Tenet. Is this the new normal?
  39. rise and fall
    When We Were Bread HeadsWhat did we want from sourdough? And did we get it after all?
  40. write it
    How These Writers Got a Literary AgentEight writers on finding the best person to represent their work.
  41. profile
    Julián Castro and the ‘Timeless’ Policing CrisisPolicing reform was the centerpiece of his failed campaign. Now, it’s all anyone is talking about.
  42. memoir
    Sleeping With Andy WarholIn 1962, a young poet named John Giorno met the Pop Art god, who in turn made him his first superstar. For a little while, they were in love.
  43. encounter
    ‘We Saw This Problem Coming’Lauren Underwood, the youngest Black woman to ever serve in Congress, on remote legislating during a pandemic.
  44. the national interest
    American Death CultWhy has the Republican response to the pandemic been so mind-bogglingly disastrous?
  45. 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.
  46. cityscape
    The 15-Minute City: Can New York Be More Like Paris?And should it?
  47. profile
    Who’s Afraid of Ziwe Fumudoh?For guests who dare to appear on the comedian’s Instagram Live show, the question is not if you are racist, but how.
  48. death penalty
    The Capricious Execution of Daniel Lewis LeeThe federal government has put its first prisoner to death in 17 years. It’s still unclear why.
  49. games
    The Washington Football Team Is Finally Changing Its Name. Who’s Next?The worst moniker in sports is no more. It may soon have company.
  50. lady a
    Anita ‘Lady A’ White Will Not Be Erased“If you want to be an advocate or an ally, you help those who you’re oppressing. And that might require you to give up something.”
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