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Pope Francis’s New Man in Newark

James Carroll discusses the record of Cardinal Joseph Tobin, Pope Francis’s man in Newark, New Jersey.

The C.B.O. Gives the Senate Twenty-Two Million Reasons to Reject the Health-Care Bill

John Cassidy on the Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Senate Republicans’ health-care bill.

The Bland Likability of “The Big Sick”

Richard Brody reviews “The Big Sick,” a movie by Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, starring Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan, and directed by Michael Showalter.

What the Supreme Court’s Travel Ban Ruling Means in Practice

Jonathan Blitzer on what the Supreme Court ruling on President Trump’s travel ban against people in several Muslim-majority countries means in practice.

The Dad Who Photoshops His Baby Daughter into Dangerous Situations

Michael Agger writes about Stephen Crowley, a father who Instagrams Photoshopped pictures of his young daughter in dangerous scenarios.

The Mail

Letters respond to Rachel Aviv’s article about the Beatrice Six and Kelefa Sanneh’s wry homage to prog rock. 

The Future of Coal Country

A local environmental activist fights to prepare her community for life beyond mining.

The National Enquirer’s Fervor for Trump

The tabloid is defined by its predatory spirit. Why has it embraced the President with such sycophantic zeal?

My Dentist’s Murder Trial

Adultery, false identities, and a lethal sedation: a baroque courtroom drama unfolds in upstate New York.

The Last Queen of Greenwich Village

Daniel Penny writes about Joseph Touchette, the ninety-three-year-old who may be the oldest drag queen in New York City.

Prince’s Purple Downpour: A Review of the Expanded “Purple Rain”

Ben Greenman writes about the deluxe reissue of Prince’s iconic album “Purple Rain,” a remastered four-disk set that includes rarities and outtakes.

The Ongoing Legal Battle Over the “Black Bloc” Inauguration Day Protes

Colin Moynihan discusses the A.C.L.U. federal lawsuit filed on Wednesday by Inauguration protesters against D.C. police.

The World Is Running Out of Sand

It’s one of our most widely used natural resources, but it’s scarcer than you think.

Lynette Yiadom-Boakye’s Imaginary Portraits

The exhibition space on the fourth floor of the New Museum, in New York, is a long room with a high ceiling. You might expect towering video screens in here, or something bulky and three-dimensional, requiring circling—entering, even. Show More Summary

Farewell to Diana Vishneva

If you want to see what’s so good about Russian ballerinas, without also having to see what can be so bad about them, buy a ticket to one of Diana Vishneva’s performances with American Ballet Theatre. Don’t wait, though. She is leaving A.B.T. in late June.

Michel Houellebecq, the Photographer

Michel Houellebecq was at home the other afternoon. He lives in an apartment in a nineteen-seventies high-rise in the Thirteenth Arrondissement of Paris, a neighborhood of efficiency hotels and Asian grocery stores. The welcome mat had an English bulldog on it. Show More Summary

The Precocious Genius of “Columbus”

The landscape of American independent filmmaking is shifting as the generation that revitalized the movement in the past decade has begun to take its place in the larger industry. As a result, a new generation of filmmakers is working in a field that’s wide open for creative innovation, advancing without their predecessors’ shared artistic ideas. Show More Summary

A Dance of Sugar and Cream

In 1992, when the Russian-born choreographer Alexei Ratmansky, now the artist-in-residence at American Ballet Theatre, travelled with his wife, Tatiana, from Kiev to Winnipeg to join the ballet company there, they were dazzled by the aisles and aisles of food in the supermarkets. Show More Summary

From John Hughes to Michael Flynn

“Left arm straight, head down,” Anthony Michael Hall murmured as he took his stance at the Chelsea Piers driving range. His 5-wood carved the air but only grazed the ball, which lolloped gently over the Astro-Turf toward the Hudson River. Show More Summary

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