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The twist-filled new documentary Why Did You Kill Me?, explained.
What’s worth your time
Anthony Neuer’s amazing shot was special as it gets.
Where we’re headed
It wasn’t just because Amazon allegedly tampered with mailboxes and traffic lights.
An honest guide to modern life
A college consultant talks about a chaotic year in university admissions.
What really matters
U visas were created to help immigrants report crimes, but the cops often don’t uphold their end of the bargain.