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Top Dog In only his second attempt, Thomas Waerner trekked across nearly 1,000 miles of Alaskan wilderness to clinch dogsledding’s greatest prize

March 25, 2020

Doctor’s Orders “Don’t think it is happening here and it can’t happen everywhere else”: Italy urges the world to learn from its own war with the coronavirus

March 23, 2020

The Great Plague Diaries Samuel Pepys’s 1665 account of life in London ravaged by bubonic plague is all too familiar in 2020

Fiddling While Britain Burns Boris Johnson’s laissez-faire view of the pandemic defies the world—and science

Snack Attack! The founders of a podcast for investment-savvy millennials talk as quickly as the markets move

Ménage à Trop We broke up in June, but our house still hasn’t sold. Now we can’t even go outside …

Lessons of the Spanish Flu What can we learn from the 20th century’s deadliest virus outbreak?

We’re All Germophobes Now And it’s time to end the handshake madness

Model Land A theme park for people obsessed with runways, photo shoots, makeovers, and red-carpet rides

Yiddish Envy Why Catholic Poles are discovering Jewish roots they don’t even have

Has Anyone Seen Mrs. Harvey Weinstein? After this week, his future is suitably bleak. But what about his ex-wife Georgina Chapman’s?

Et Tu, A.C.L.U.? How America’s staunchest defenders of free speech lost their nerve

Cape of No Hope Corruption and crime have killed Nelson Mandela’s dream and doomed the country’s future

Is This the End of the First Amendment? A startling court ruling makes it easier to jail insider traders—as well as whistleblowers and reporters

Going Cold Turkey Can a millennial survive a week without a smartphone?

Naked Ambition Is Emily Ratajkowski forging the next wave of feminism, or simply using it to peddle her thong bikinis?

Painting the Town (Rectory) Red The rise and fall of Farrow & Ball, paint purveyors to a vanishing upper class

Living Really Large Outside Cairo, the biggest man-made structure in the world—an apartment complex for 30,000 residents—is in the works

Generation in Retrograde Millennials won’t do anything without consulting their horoscope

Gail Sheehy, 1937—2020 We are honored to have published her letter from Cuba earlier this year

Is Paris Fuming? Oui! Our expat in France reports on life during nationwide strikes, now in their third month

For-Profit Feminism Who’s really making a killing from the quest for workplace equality?

Putin on the Ritz To understand Russia’s leader, go back to Stalin