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Mike Bloomberg Eyes the Democratic Presidential Primary

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A Bloomberg Presidential Campaign Would Likely Be a Costly Folly

The former New York mayor is an ex-Republican billionaire in a party that has embraced the language of class conflict.

By John Cassidy
Our Columnists

The Homophobic Activist Who Won an Audience with Two Supreme Court Justices

Brian Brown, the head of the National Organization for Marriage, has said that L.G.B.T. people should not exist.

By Masha Gessen
Q. & A.

The Passion of Newt Gingrich

The former House Speaker discusses Trump’s views on China, the President’s dealings with Ukraine, and the real reason that conservatives will never give up on Trump.

By Isaac Chotiner

Go behind the scenes of Tony winner Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

With stunning photography, never-before-seen sketches, candid backstage photos, and more, this full-color deluxe edition is a must-have for Harry Potter fans of all ages and theater lovers alike.


Culture and More

Personal History

My Year of Concussions

The thud was thicker than I’d expected. It felt as if my head had been slammed in a car door.

By Nick Paumgarten

“The Flier”

“They had failed to notice—I say this in all objectivity—one of the most wondrous occurrences in the history of humankind.”

By Joseph O’Neill
Man’s Best Friend

Sit, Stay, Fight Cybercrime

A yellow lab named Hannah belongs to a new group of police dogs trained to catch child pornographers by sniffing out electronics.

By Patricia Marx
Puzzles Dept.

The Weekend Crossword

“Long Walk to Freedom” author: seven letters.

By Aimee Lucido

Humor from The New Yorker

Daily Shouts

Postmodernist Pirate Jokes

How do pirates like to communicate? Aye to aye! Back and forth, they grunt like this—interminably, senselessly, a silly little joke against Truth.

By Alex Baia
Blitt’s Kvetchbook

Fall Blowout

A clever hair stylist incorporates a seasonal lawn-care tool into his salon’s arsenal.

By Barry Blitt

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