New Yorker

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Fiction Pick of the Week: "The Apartment"

A new neighbor's arrival highlights old and quiet problems.

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The Big Dig

Visiting the treasures – bear skulls, footprints, an ancient emerald necklace – that surfaced with shipwrecks at Yenikapi in Turkey.

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Playing Doc's Games

Surfing San Francisco with a true believer.

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Out of Bethlehem

The life and politics of Joan Didion.

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Who Killed Rubén Espinosa and Nadia Vera?

“Whenever news of yet another horrifying murder or massacre somewhere in the country breaks, my friends and I often find ourselves asking if Mexico has 'hit bottom' yet... But some crimes move or frighten us in ways we hadn’t anticipated, and the Colonia Narvarte massacre is one of those.”
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Underworld

“Super tunnels” are a speciality of the Sinaloa drug cartel – and its leader, El Chapo.

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Hiroshima

The lives of six people who survived the atomic bombing.

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Trump Solo

“Deep down, he wants to be Madonna.”

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Learning to Speak Lingerie

A Chinese underwear merchant rises in Egypt.

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Birthright

The politics of Planned Parenthood.

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The Children of Strangers

The lives of Sue and Hector Badeau, who felt a calling to raise children and adopted twenty of them.

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Meet the Shaggs

From 1968-1973, the three teenage Wiggin sisters, guided by a domineering father, played their strange music at New Hampshire ballrooms and recorded a single album. The Philosophy of the World LP goes for over $500 today, but the intervening decades have not been kind to the Wiggins.