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Donald Trump’s Know-Nothing Science Budget

Alan Burdick discusses President Trump’s proposed 2019 science budget, which includes cuts to a wide range of government-funded efforts, from disease prevention to climate-change research, and examines the Administration’s poor track record with fact and truth.

Putin, Russia, and Trump

David Remnick speaks with Masha Gessen about the chance that Donald Trump colluded with Vladimir Putin, whether it matters, and surprising pockets of resistance in Russia.

Trump Orders Parade to Celebrate His Hypothetical Act of Heroism in Florida School

Andy Borowitz jokes that President Trump has planned a parade in honor of his claim that he would have thwarted the Parkland school shooting.

Twenty Minutes from Parkland, Two Teachers Work on Their Shooting Skills

Charles Bethea on a firearms training for teachers not far from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Florida, where seventeen people had been shot dead not many days earlier.

What to Stream This Weekend

Richard Brody recommends movies based on books, available to stream on Amazon and iTunes, including “Daisy Miller,” “Hermia & Helena,” and more.

After the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Healing the Deepest Fracture

The displays of Korean unity, during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, were important, the novelist Min Jin Lee writes, but they don’t address the fissures that remain between North Korea and South Korea, two nations still technically at war.

Review: The Pseudo-Mysterious Seriousness of “Annihilation”

Richard Brody reviews “Annihilation,” starring Natalie Portman, Oscar Isaac, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Tessa Thompson, and Gina Rodriguez, and directed by Alex Garland.

A Teacher at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Returns to School

Charles Bethea interviews a teacher who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last week about returning to her classroom for the first time since the ordeal.

The Big Picture About Robert Mueller’s Case Against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates

The special counsel's latest indictment isn’t about the Trump campaign directly, yet it still affects the President.

Oh, Shoot: Illustrations from the Biathlon Mixed Relay at the Winter Olympics

Edward Steed’s cartoons of the biathlon mixed relay at the 2018 Winter Olympics, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Daily Cartoon: Friday, February 23rd

In Peter Kuper’s Daily Cartoon, lawmakers take aim at gun-control laws.

Ask the N.R.A.!

In this satirical advice column, Sarah Hutto imagines the N.R.A.’s response to straightforward, everyday problems: There’s a fire? Fight it—with fire! Bees are stinging you? Sting them right back!

The Unorthodox, Uncanny Eye of David Bowie

The Brooklyn Museum displays four hundred items—costumes, handwritten lyrics, album art, videos—from the artist’s personal archive.

ESG’s Otherworldly Sound

The seminal eighties art band celebrates forty years of its dance-punk music.

Flames Rise Again

Alexei Ratmansky’s “Flames of Paris” comes to American cinemas.


A dynamic flutist makes a career out of creating community.

After Parkland, a Visual of the Trumpian Empathy Script

Doreen St. Félix on a photograph of the empathy prompts that Donald Trump held during Wednesday’s White House meeting with survivors of mass shootings in Parkland, Florida, and elsewhere.

Dear Pepper: Odd Moms and Corporate Overlords

Liana Finck illustrates the latest installment of her weekly advice-column comic called Dear Pepper, and offers suggestions for weird moms and former corporate drones.

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