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[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Rachel Poser

Tue, 08/30/2016 - 16:32

An earthquake kills 290 people in Italy, Egypt’s police use Grindr, and a dog is elected mayor of a town in Minnesota for the second time.

[Context ] | It’s Not How They Say It, by Yvonne E. (Yvonne Ewing) Keairns

Fri, 08/26/2016 - 10:43

From an interview with a girl in a reintegration program for former child soldiers in Colombia.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Matthew Hickey

Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:38

The Olympic Games end, 500 civilians are killed in Syria, and a study finds that humans are concerned about hurting robots’ feelings

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Matthew Sherrill

Tue, 08/16/2016 - 13:50

U.S. swimmer Simone Manuel becomes the first black woman to win a gold medal in the 100-meter event, a congressman in the Philippines calls for Trump to be banned from the country, and the mayor of Cannes, France, bans the burkini

[Editor's Note ] | Inside the September Issue, by James Marcus

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 10:52

Andrew Cockburn on the Saudi slaughter in Yemen, Carolyn Kormann on California homeowners’ battle with nature, Alan Jacobs on the disappearance of Christian intellectuals, a forum on a post-Obama foreign policy, a story by Alice McDermott, and more

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Marisa Nakasone

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 10:44

A bomb blast in a hospital in Quetta kills at least 70 people, landslides in Mexico kill 40 people, and a group of monkeys in Kuala Lumpur steal confidential documents from a mailman

[Art Monday Gallery ] | 71316, David at the Old Post Office, Acme, LA, by Rachel Boillot

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:27

“71316, David at the Old Post Office, Acme, LA,” a photograph by Rachel Boillot from Post Script, her series documenting the closure of rural post offices in the South, which is currently on view at the Half King Photography Series, in New York City. Photograph © The artist

[Conversation ] | Lincoln’s Party, by Scott Horton

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 11:08

Sidney Blumenthal on the origins of the Republican Party, the fallout from Clinton’s emails, and his new biography of Abraham Lincoln

[Publisher's Note ] | Trump’s Trade Talk, by John R. MacArthur

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 12:29

Above all, NAFTA is an investment agreement, financial and political in nature, and it has always been considered as such by both Republicans and Democrats.

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 17:54

Hillary Clinton becomes the first woman nominated for president by a major U.S. political party, a third of Danish people report that their country is at war with Islam, and two dogs crash a car into the entrance of a Walmart

[Art Monday Gallery ] | Heads of a Man and a Woman (Homme et femme, en buste), by Edgar Degas

Mon, 08/01/2016 - 14:19

Heads of a Man and a Woman (Homme et femme, en buste), circa 1877–80, a monotype on paper by Edgar Degas. Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty, a survey of the artist’s monotypes, closed last month at the Museum of Modern Art, in New York City.

[Postcard ] | Home Alone, by Alex Potter

Fri, 07/29/2016 - 12:32

Life after five years in Al Shabaab

[Weekly Review ] | Weekly Review, by Joe Kloc

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 14:19

A man sets himself on fire at the Republican National Convention, the Georgia Court of Appeals rules that taking up-skirt photos is legal, and a police officer in Colorado fires a bullet directly into the barrel of a suspect’s gun

[Editor's Note ] | Inside the August Issue, by Ellen Rosenbush

Thu, 07/21/2016 - 14:35

Martin Amis on the rise of Trump, Tom Wolfe on the origins of speech, Art Spiegelman on Si Lewen, fiction by Diane Williams, and more