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Katy Tur on the moment she knew everyone underestimated Trump—and when she realized it might get violent.
The case for a broad, fact-based alliance against fabrications.
What’s worth your time
The singer’s overnight success is about more than the Sabrina Carpenter, Joshua Bassett drama.
Where we’re headed
The story of the anti-Semitic radio priest offers an intriguing analog-age precedent to the digital-age debates over the limits of free expression.
An honest guide to modern life
What really matters
The Trump years tested America’s capacity for indifference, and America failed.
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