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The Camelot Castle Hotel, in Cornwall, has traded its Arthurian theme for right-wing conspiracy theories and a cult of Trump
The Toks of My Tears
How did posting breakup videos on TikTok become the new trend for Gen Z and millennials?
Sorry, Not Sorry
In Paris, the Café de Flore set has been plagued with sex-crime scandals—but there’s no apology in sight
Putin on the Ritz!
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny risks prison—or worse—to give a house tour of the Russian president’s secret pleasure palace
Gordon Ramsay’s family meltdown makes Hell’s Kitchen look like paradise
The View from Here
American presidents are swathed in way too much pomp and ancien régime regality
Before Trump’s final days as a delusional tyrant, there was Haile Selassie
Seeking a New Roy Cohn
With Trump’s last loyal lawyer long gone, his only post-inauguration hope might be his—and Cohn’s—polar opposite: publicity-shy attorney Marc Kasowitz
Young Russian investigative journalists dodge Kremlin goons to expose self-dealing at the top of Putin’s kleptocracy
Naughty or Nice?
Fake-heiress grifter Anna Delvey, imprisoned for a $275,000 swindle, is being released early—just in time for her Netflix debut
To Infinity … and Beyond!
A mystery man recently buzzed LAX with his jet pack. But for the rest of us, the future of post-pandemic flight is still on hold
The Mind of a Killer
A year after Fotis Dulos took his own life, a writer retraces his steps on the day his wife, Jennifer, vanished
The pandemic lockdown is bringing out the British public’s inner Stasi
Snap Out of It
The coronavirus is up, but Ebola is gone. And there are other silver linings to savor
Did You Hear
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Terry Gilliam tilting at windmills; penis problems in Denmark; and more curious news about these strange days
Russians have all the coronavirus vaccine they need, but nobody wants to take it