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La Chanteuse des Rues Inspired by Edith Piaf, Lily Lian sang for the pedestrians of Paris

Sub Human A horrific end awaits a promising young journalist when she goes to meet an eccentric inventor in the dark waters off the coast of Copenhagen

The View from There What if Trump had been president during the AIDS crisis?

Bad Blood and Big Money A trial in London shows bankers in the worst possible light

So, Maybe You Should Toke with the Rabbi? For weed-loving Jews, edibles are manna. But a kosher option? Not so easy

This Place Is a Real Dive Jacques Cousteau’s grandson plans a deep-ocean equivalent of the International Space Station

Flying Start With help from Rolls-Royce, makers of the Concorde engines, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic is at work on a jet that will cross the Atlantic in under two hours

August 5, 2020

Business and Pleasure A member of Ghislaine Maxwell’s social circle digs into her traumatic childhood and complicated relationship with Jeffrey Epstein

Putin’s Fox News How RT America’s blend of entertainment and disinformation is warping our politics

Whine and Cheese Does Finding Freedom really lay bare all the bitterness and infighting that drove Meghan and Harry to quit the royal family?

Bee List The planet’s most vital species has life lessons for these turbulent times

Worst. Bond Villain. Ever. Beleaguered Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg disrupts Hawaii

Depp Charge! In a post-coronavirus world, should there be room for an oafish, drug-raddled booze hound?

Leading Lady Olivia de Havilland’s soft power on-screen blew away even the likes of Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh

Race to the Bottom As the heirs of the late Marchioness of Moratalla squabble over her estate, her prize-winning jumpers go hungry

Gondoliers’ Row In Venice, a rule favoring the offspring of gondoliers sparked fury. Its defenders point to the importance of passing the tradition from father to son

July 29, 2020

Signifying Nothing The coronavirus is not here to teach humanity a lesson. Beware of its self-proclaimed interpreters

An Outsize Burden America’s Black elite deserve to be reckoned with on their own terms—not those created by the media

The End or the Beginning? Anne Applebaum says democracy is in its final days. The author says, Not so fast

Stung by Their Beauty Bees are earth’s keystone species. If they perish, we perish. So, what happens when you add 250,000 bees to your farm? Well, things start buzzing …

O Brother, Where Art Thou? A $60 million wedding, and then a big family dustup

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