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Day X
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May 19, 2021

Day X

A military officer, a faked refugee identity and an alleged far-right assassination plot intended to bring down the Federal Republic of Germany.

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Introducing: The Improvement Association
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March 30, 2021

Introducing: The Improvement Association

A true story about election fraud.

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This Is How You Get the Best Scrambled Eggs
DINING

February 19, 2021

This Is How You Get the Best Scrambled Eggs

J. Kenji López-Alt wants perfect weekday eggs without the fuss. For that, he employs this brilliant technique.

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Watch These 13 Titles on Netflix Before They Leave This Month
ARTS

March 5, 2021

Watch These 13 Titles on Netflix Before They Leave This Month

Every month, dozens of movies and TV shows expire from the streaming service. These are the ones not to miss in March.

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A Top G.O.P. Pollster on Trump 2024, QAnon and What Republicans Really Want
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March 26, 2021

A Top G.O.P. Pollster on Trump 2024, QAnon and What Republicans Really Want

Kristen Soltis Anderson has done some of the most in-depth surveys of the party’s voters to date. Her findings are unnerving.

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Something Weird on the Beach Was Staining Their Feet. But What?
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June 10, 2021

Something Weird on the Beach Was Staining Their Feet. But What?

Dozens of people in Maine and New Hampshire complained that the sand had turned the soles of their feet black. Now the mystery is solved.

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Modern Love Podcast: Was It Me or Our Astrology?
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June 9, 2021

Modern Love Podcast: Was It Me or Our Astrology?

After heartbreak landed Amisha Patel on her parents’ couch, she began to wonder whether her love life was predetermined.

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‘The Daily,’ Live: Meet the People Behind the Odessa High School Series
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May 17, 2021

‘The Daily,’ Live: Meet the People Behind the Odessa High School Series

After a year like no other for schools across the country, Michael Barbaro and “The Daily” team celebrate commencement with the students and faculty of “Odessa.”

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Best of the Archives: Whitney Houston
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February 25, 2021

Best of the Archives: Whitney Houston

We can’t forget what made her the greatest.

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Brayden Smith, Five-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion, Dies at 24
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February 13, 2021

Brayden Smith, Five-Time ‘Jeopardy!’ Champion, Dies at 24

Mr. Smith had appeared on some of the last shows hosted by Alex Trebek, earning $115,798 and the moniker “Alex’s Last Great Champion.”

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Krugman Wonks Out: Why Was Trump’s Signature Policy Such a Flop?
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April 9, 2021

Krugman Wonks Out: Why Was Trump’s Signature Policy Such a Flop?

The abject failure surprised even the critics.

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On That Bombshell Billie Eilish Cover for British Vogue
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May 4, 2021

On That Bombshell Billie Eilish Cover for British Vogue

The pop star known for defying gender stereotypes got a glamour makeover with a corset. Not everyone is happy about it.

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Paulina Porizkova, Full-Frontal Emotion
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May 15, 2021

Paulina Porizkova, Full-Frontal Emotion

The veteran supermodel is contesting the will of her late husband, Ric Ocasek — and writing herself a splashy new chapter.

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Stop. Breathe. We Can’t Keep Working Like This.
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March 5, 2021

Stop. Breathe. We Can’t Keep Working Like This.

Cal Newport explains how Slack and Gmail are making us miserable — and what to do about it.

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Ted Cruz, I’m Sorry
OPINION

June 17, 2021

Ted Cruz, I’m Sorry

As I leave this job after 10 years, I wish I’d handled many columns better.

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Watch These 11 Titles Before They Leave Netflix in April
MOVIES

April 7, 2021

Watch These 11 Titles Before They Leave Netflix in April

These movies and TV shows are leaving U.S. Netflix by the end of the month. Stream them while you can.

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At Once Diminished and Dominating, Trump Begins His Next Act
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June 5, 2021

At Once Diminished and Dominating, Trump Begins His Next Act

The former president speaks on Saturday to the North Carolina Republican convention, as he resumes political speeches and rallies.

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Odessa
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February 26, 2021

Odessa

A struggling school system. An oil bust. A marching band determined to keep playing through a pandemic. This is the story of one Texas high school in crisis — and trying to reopen its doors.

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Kevins Can Score Improbably Attractive TV Wives
ARTS

June 9, 2021

Kevins Can Score Improbably Attractive TV Wives

A new AMC+ satire mocks the family sitcom cliché of schlubby husbands paired with beautiful wives. Here are a few of the more egregious examples.

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Best of the Archives: Whiteness in America
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February 18, 2021

Best of the Archives: Whiteness in America

What “Hillbilly Elegy” can learn from the film “Get Out” and the podcast “S-Town.”

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