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This libel trial continues to expose celebrity behavior more depraved than anything the tabloids could invent

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

A $60 million wedding, and then a big family dustup

Off with Their Perks

How “Penelopegate” sentenced a leading French pol to prison and shook the country’s ruling elite

Barbarians at the School Gate

Part II: Illicit affairs? Kids out of wedlock? Will smear-mongering parents trash one of New York’s most elite schools?

There’s the Rub

A massage therapist on Epstein’s Little St. James Island says Ghislaine Maxwell was the ultimate anti-victim

The Passenger

Why Jeffrey Epstein cultivated a friendship with Bill Clinton is obvious. What the ex-president got out of it is harder to explain

The Art of the Steal

Jet-setting art dealer Inigo Philbrick is facing 20 years in jail after the F.B.I. bound his hands with zip ties and arrested him on a South Pacific island

The Making of a Madam

Growing up, Ghislaine Maxwell was envied, admired, and teased, but what made her conspire with Jeffrey Epstein for decades?

The Making of a Predator, Part III

Just why did Georgina Chapman marry Harvey? And what did she get out of it?

The African Conspiracy

Did white Europeans, led by a shadowy “Mr. X,” kill the U.N. secretary-general 60 years ago—to keep power over black Africans?

Estate of Affairs

Tax fraud, an absent accountant, and squabbling male models are threatening to undermine Karl Lagerfeld’s legacy

The Making of a Predator, Part II

How Bob Weinstein played a primal role in Harvey’s rise and—perhaps—fall

My Crazy

Threats, lies, and armed guards: it’s all too real for the woman once married to a Russian dubbed “Putin’s banker”

The Making of a Predator, Part I

What hidden demons drove Harvey Weinstein’s rise and fall?

Diamonds Are a Thief’s Best Friend

A daring and, some would say, inspired $4.5 million jewel heist in the middle of Mayfair

Cummings and Goings

Boris Johnson’s top Brexit attack dog, Dominic Cummings, tries to explain why he broke lockdown—while infected—to frolic in the country

Death Becomes Him

Stéphane Bourgoin enjoyed a dazzling career as France’s top expert on serial killers. There was only one little problem …

Lights Out, Part III

One Brant Lake counselor, an alleged child molester, faces trial—and another, who had worked at the camp decades earlier, is accused

Lights Out, Part II

The case against a Brant Lake Camp counselor, an alleged child molester, gets stronger—and a warning goes unheeded

Affairs of State

A new book goes deep into the hot-blooded hypocrisy at the heart of the French presidency

Lights Out, Part I

The picturesque Brant Lake boys’ camp, in the Adirondacks, seemed the perfect idyll—until a longtime counselor was accused of child molestation

“Old Boys” vs. New Tricks

At St. Bernard’s School, new-money barbarians are at war with upper-class traditionalists

The Ladies’ Man Vanishes

Peter Beard, the world-famous photographer, adventurer, and playboy, goes missing in the Hamptons

Varsity Blues

Inside the annus horribilis of Christ Church—Oxford’s grandest (and most scandalous) college