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  1. crime
    The Criminologist on Trial for Serial ArsonProfessor Maynard taught students about life at the margins of society. Now he is charged with a crime his field is only beginning to understand.
  2. the law
    A Handgun for ChristmasWill a jury find James and Jennifer Crumbley criminally responsible for their son’s mass shooting?
  3. profile
    What Will Chris Smalls Do Next?He did the impossible: Unionize an Amazon warehouse. Then the hard part began.
  4. a whole lotta woman
    ‘She Wanted to Be Fantastic’An oral history of Beyoncé in Austin Powers: Goldmember, a goofy anomaly in a now-rarefied pop career.
  5. the power trip
    Donald Trump on 2024: ‘I’ve Already Made That Decision’In an interview with New York, the former president says the only question left in his mind is when he’ll announce.
  6. emmys 2022
    The Emmys Chose MonotonyThere’s simply too much TV for the nominations to be this repetitive.
  7. investigations
    The Vaping Industry Has Gone RogueJuul’s been dethroned. Mysterious upstarts sell banned flavors shipped in from China. Counterfeits are everywhere. And the authorities seem hopeless.
  8. double duty
    The Double Album Is ThrivingWhy is this once-derided symbol of shaggy self-indulgence suddenly making a comeback?
  9. stop the presses
    Lis Smith Loves Politics (If Not All Politicians)The fearless political operative on Mayor Pete, Andrew Cuomo, Bill de Blasio, Joe Biden — and her new book, ‘Any Given Tuesday.’
  10. the real estate
    The Woo-woo Agents of Real EstateCan unblocking your chakras get you a house? Maybe!
  11. in conversation
    Larry Wilmore Knows No BoundsHe’s kept the golden age of Black TV comedy alive for three decades. He’ll make any network eat its words.
  12. profile
    Nathan Fielder Is Out of His Mind (and Inside Yours)The comedian is known for his often hilarious, sometimes mean, always uncomfortable stunts. The Rehearsal is his grandest experiment yet.
  13. the city politic
    Waiting (and Waiting) for an Adams DoctrineSix months into a highly energetic mayoralty, how has Eric Adams changed the city — if at all?
  14. putting the atoms together
    ‘No Aliens, No Spaceships, No Invasion of Earth’An oral history of Contact, the sci-fi movie that defied Hollywood norms and made it big anyway.
  15. biography of a building
    Inside Olympic Tower, Where Foreign Billionaires Have Long FlockedThe midtown high-rise is ideal for those who’d rather not do much of anything themselves.
  16. #metoo
    The First Female Referee in WWE Says Vince McMahon Raped HerRita Chatterton does not want to be forgotten.
  17. profile
    Mark Manson, the Self-Help Guru Who Burned OutHe sold 12 million copies of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck. Then he started taking his own advice.
  18. self
    They, Then and NowAsking for pronouns has become a social standard. Who is it serving?
  19. power
    Canceled at 17When kids make mistakes and classmates never forgive.
  20. encounter
    Renée Elise Goldsberry, a Diva 5EvaRiffs, car crêpes, and a last-minute substitution with the multitasking theater star turned sitcom breakout.
  21. the money game
    ‘The Poster Child’ of the Tech MeltdownSecretive hedge fund Tiger Global changed the rules on tech investing. Then it all went bad.
  22. book review
    Ottessa Moshfegh Is Praying for UsThe author has been hailed as a high priestess of filth. Really, she wants to purify her readers.
  23. exits
    Our Restaurant Critic Says Good-byeAfter 22 years and one zillion meals, it’s time to move over.
  24. early and often
    The Potato Roll Empire Bankrolling Christian Nationalist Doug MastrianoThe Martins were bit players in politics, until they put Doug Mastriano one step away from becoming Pennsylvania’s next governor.
  25. the national interest
    Republicans Respond to January 6 Hearings by Defending TrumpNo remorse, no accountability.
  26. fertility
    The Girlbosses of FertilityFertility coaches sell hope to women struggling to conceive. But can they actually deliver?
  27. the power trip
    Steve Schmidt’s Lonely WarThe political operative shares 14 years’ worth of grievances. He swears he’s never been happier.
  28. games
    Can Men Be Friends?What fantasy sports reveal about the limits of male intimacy.
  29. power
    Dianne Feinstein, the InstitutionalistShe fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong?
  30. encounter
    ‘Have You Read Nevada?’Imogen Binnie’s first novel became a staple of trans literature. Nine years and one reissue later, how much has the culture changed?
  31. early and often
    Rick Caruso, the Mall King Who Would Be L.A.’s MayorTo get an idea of what kind of leader he might be, take a walk through the Grove.
  32. localized listings
    Every Language Everywhere All at OnceAudiences love foreign TV and film. So do streamers. There’s just one little challenge.
  33. cannes 2022
    Cronenberg’s Cannes ComebackThe director’s stomach-turning new movie has him back in the festival’s good graces.
  34. books
    The Sad Young Literary Man Is Now a Middle-Aged DadKeith Gessen wrote a memoir about family life. His wife, Emily Gould, is mostly okay with that.
  35. vision 2024
    Democrats Quietly Search for an Alternative to Biden in 2024Inside the 2024 soul-searching that’s happening in every corner of the Democratic Party — except the White House.
  36. life after roe
    The Future of Abortions in AmericaAn access map.
  37. a long talk
    Gaspar Noé Is Not in ControlNoé’s films have always been about the chaos of losing control. His latest, Vortex and Lux Aeterna, seem to get bracingly personal, too.
  38. profile
    ‘The Goal Is to Get As Bright As Possible’For the highly prolific writer Akwaeke Emezi, literary success is a spiritual calling.
  39. the money game
    The Crypto Cult of Do Kwon: ‘If It Was a Ponzi Scheme, They Did a Good Job’The volatile, charismatic founder created a $60 billion empire by calling people “poor.” It all came crashing down in a couple days.
  40. album review
    How Does That Make You Feel, Kendrick?Whatever your problem, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers wants you to talk it through.
  41. power
    ‘We Don’t Know How Many Women Are Out There Like That’Anna Borkowski accused three men of rape. Why did prosecutors stop her?
  42. abortion
    Why Were There Fetuses in Her Refrigerator?How a radical abortion opponent ended up dumpster-diving for remains.
  43. operators
    The Ugliest Divorce in Manhattan Real EstateHFZ’s luxury developers staked their futures on Bjarke Ingels’s High Line debut and lost everything.
  44. encounter
    What’s Wrong With Identity Politics?Philosopher Olúfemi O. Táíwò’s new book reclaims the concept from elite power brokers.
  45. fashion
    Waking Up From the Nap DressHow the proudly personally privileged Nell Diamond convinced so many women to wear pajamas in public.
  46. power
    The Woman Who Killed RoeMarjorie Dannenfelser’s single-minded pursuit of an end to abortion.
  47. in conversation
    John C. Reilly Thinks Audiences Just Want to Be SurprisedHe’d do (almost) anything to oblige.
  48. internet drama
    Dancing in the Name of the LordThe “cult” claims about a TikTok-famous set of performers shocked everyone — except L.A.’s dancefluencer community.
  49. the body politic
    Democratic Leaders Are Getting the Abortion Story Wrong — AgainWith Roe at death’s door, will the party finally change its tune?
  50. profile
    Fernanda Melchor Writes Tragic MachismoIn her crime-inspired novels, male fear and desire are two sides of the same coin.
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