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Why Hunter Biden’s legal troubles are back in the news

Sources want you to know that FBI agents on the case think he should be charged.

A new Supreme Court case could fundamentally change the internet

Gonzalez v. Google is a high-stakes case about what we actually see when we go online.

The pandemic could have changed how employers think about layoffs

Even as recession fears grow and job openings drop, layoffs remain low for now.

Everyone wants a tip now. Do you have to give them one?

Thanks to touchscreens and the pandemic, tipflation is everywhere — and it’s hard to say no.

Tár demands — and deserves — your full attention

Cate Blanchett stars in a tightly wound masterpiece that slices through class anxiety and power.

The FBI’s murder rate mystery

Good luck figuring out what happened with crime in 2021.

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Small nukes

Vladimir Putin keeps threatening to use smaller nuclear weapons to win his war. Author J. Peter Scoblic says “there’s no such thing as small nukes.”

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Celeste Ng is back with a dark parable of America’s history of child removal

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You know what your wedding doesn’t need? Doughnut walls.

Triangle of Sadness might be the meanest film of the year. Its director is an optimist.

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AMERICA HAS A (POLLING) PROBLEM

Why are the polls so wrong so often?

Philadelphia elected a progressive prosecutor twice. The state government wants to fire him anyway.

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Herschel Walker is an epically flawed candidate. He could still win.

Angelina Jolie alleges Brad Pitt physically abused her and their children

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The Supreme Court is likely to weaken, but not destroy, the ban on racial gerrymandering

This year’s physics Nobel Prize went to pioneers in quantum tech. Here’s how their work could change the world.

A GOP insider on the Republicans who knew Trump was dangerous — and went MAGA anyway

Every movie right now, from Amsterdam to Glass Onion, stars a million A-listers

Kim Kardashian’s Instagram story just cost her $1.26 million

The Supreme Court appears determined to shrink the Clean Water Act

Earth’s future depends on the Amazon. This month, it’s up for a vote.

What comes next in Ukraine’s fight against Russia

How the Brazilian election could destabilize a divided country

How the Saudi crown prince erased the stigma of a murder

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