November 30, 2020
The Motley Crew Leading Trump’s Election Challenges by Lizzie Widdicombe
Jared Kushner wanted a “James Baker-like” figure, but he ended up with a ragtag bunch of lawyers led by a raving Rudolph Giuliani, who made his first appearance in federal court in this century.
November 23, 2020
Will Trump Burn the Evidence? by Jill Lepore
How the President could endanger the official records of one of the most consequential periods in American history.
November 16, 2020
The Curse of the Buried Treasure by Rebecca Mead
Two metal-detector enthusiasts discovered a Viking hoard. It was worth a fortune—but it became a nightmare.
November 9, 2020
Why Trump Can’t Afford to Lose by Jane Mayer
The President has survived one impeachment, twenty-six accusations of sexual misconduct, and an estimated four thousand lawsuits. That run of good luck may well end, perhaps brutally, if Joe Biden wins.
October 26, 2020
How to Spot a Military Impostor by Rachel Monroe
The detectives who investigate fake stories of military service use many tools, including shame.
October 19, 2020
How We Lie to Ourselves About History by Rachel Syme
“You’re Wrong About” debunks the stories of the past. But its real subject isn’t so much facts as the process by which we absorb them.
October 12, 2020
Nine Days in Wuhan, the Ground Zero of the Coronavirus Pandemic by Peter Hessler
There’s no other country where the pandemic’s eﬀects have been so concentrated in a single city.
October 5, 2020
The Students Left Behind by Remote Learning by Alec MacGillis
The desire to protect children may put their long-term well-being at stake.
September 28, 2020
The L.A. Philharmonic’s Emotional Return to an Empty Hollywood Bowl by Alex Ross
In a new video series, the members of the orchestra play together for the first time since lockdown began.
September 21, 2020
The Man Who Refused to Spy by Laura Secor
The F.B.I. tried to recruit an Iranian scientist as an informant. When he balked, the payback was brutal.