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Forget working from home. A new movement is spreading from China, of all places, about not working at all. Where do we sign up?

Charlie Rose Tries to Bloom

A #MeToo culprit, he’s trying to return to polite society, posting new interviews with Warren Buffett and others, and looking to sell his backlog of shows

A Bitter Pill to Swallow

A severe case of birth-control fatigue has many young women foregoing traditional methods for alternative, often higher-risk options

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Fifty years on, Nick Ut’s Pulitzer Prize–winning photograph, “Napalm Girl,” still has the power to shock. But can a picture change the world?

The American Who Saved Paris

How a former J. C. Penney employee from Minnesota kept Charles de Gaulle from being toppled in a 1961 coup

Time to Call Pestminster Control …

From watching porn in the backbenches to nipple licking, to date-rape drugs, Britain’s House of Commons is a hotbed of sexual assault

Camille Vasquez: Legal Executioner

In Johnny Depp’s $50 million libel case against Amber Heard, all eyes are on his stylish, no-nonsense lawyer

Mad, Bad, and Definitely Dangerous

Like that other dictator in his bunker, Vladimir Putin is isolated and alone, micro-managing a military fiasco of his own making and fuming over his crumbling legacy

Spa Humbug!

Aman New York’s buzzy opening has been plagued by delays. And some members who spent $100,000 to join its private club aren’t happy

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A 10th-grader on reading and writing to cope with gun violence

Cherchez la Frame

Macron is positioning himself as a man of the people—sexy selfies and portraiture included. French politics will never be the same

Trump Admits He Is Depressing

And other strange news about these curious days …

Handbags at Dawn!

Chipolata-penis shaming, fake tans, and a four-letter word that starts with c! It’s the legal Circus Maximus as two British soccer wives go to High Court

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Back home in Russia, Vladimir Putin is facing the first serious challenge to his leadership, but it’s not coming from the direction you’d expect

Save the Last Dance for Me

A three-day rave with scores of half-naked Russians in a dusty and deserted corner of Uzbekistan—what’s not to like? Toxic sandstorms, for starters

Every Aristo-Dog Has Its Day

Posh, eccentric Brits have always loved their dogs, and with the arrival of Goodwoof on the social calendar, they finally have a new dedicated event

Another Day, Another $700 Million

Betting big on oil futures, a group of twentysomething traders working from home made two-thirds of a billion dollars in a single day. Authorities are asking questions

The Kratom Kick

It’s an upper. It’s a downer. It’s legal in most of the U.S. And everyone’s taking it

Catch Them if You Can

With the news media and social media taking the “hot” out of hot spots, the new New York City nightlife has evolved to be constantly on the move

Netflix to Harry and Meghan: You Work for Us, You Know

And other strange news about these curious days …

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Abraham Lincoln is a boring know-it-all

Château LaThief

An intoxicating investment opportunity collateralized with extraordinarily valuable bottles of fine wine … What could possibly go wrong?

Micky Burn

The W.W. II British P.O.W. saved the life of a girl who became one of Hollywood’s greatest leading ladies

America Slides Backward

The most divisive of cultural issues gets tangled in a rightward leaning Supreme Court