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Katharine Whitehorn Witty insights and brisk, clear thinking were hallmarks of a writer who broke down journalistic barriers in the U.K.

Sine QAnon The Camelot Castle Hotel, in Cornwall, has traded its Arthurian theme for right-wing conspiracy theories and a cult of Trump

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Trump’s taping troubles; a dumped fortune; swag-stealing monkeys; and more

A Boy, a Mole, a Fox, and a Horse Walk into Lockdown … Charlie Mackesy’s charming illustrations bring levity to dark times

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

Sir Brian and Lady Urquhart They died a day apart, and embodied the great spirit of the 20th century

Boiling Point 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

Caveat Emperor 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

Mosc-rakers Young Russian investigative journalists dodge Kremlin goons to expose self-dealing at the top of Putin’s kleptocracy

Flight of the Bottom-Feeders After years of running the zoo, Trump aides stampede for the exit

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

You’re Busted! 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

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Terry Gilliam tilting at windmills; penis problems in Denmark; and more curious news about these strange days

Sputnik Nyet Russians have all the coronavirus vaccine they need, but nobody wants to take it

Das Capitol Trump’s lumpen insurrectionists tried to end democracy as I knew it