Find out with this week’s news quiz.
Big Mood Little Mood
R. Eric Thomas
Is there anything at all we can do about it?
This hot-dogging throwback is as good a case for the airheaded action movie as this summer is likely to get.
What it all means
George Carlin’s anti-authoritarian polemics go viral across the political spectrum, but where did he really stand?
Where we’re headed
An honest guide to modern life
To solve the mystery, I had to talk to horticulturalists, farmers, chefs—and also my local grocery store.
What really matters
The president keeps saying that the U.S. would defend Taiwan if China ever attacked, only for the White House to walk it back. What’s going on?