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Why the Mueller Investigation Failed

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The Political Scene

Why the Mueller Investigation Failed

President Trump’s obstructions of justice were broader than those of Richard Nixon or Bill Clinton, and the special counsel’s investigation proved it. How come the report didn’t say so?

By Jeffrey Toobin
Medical Dispatch

The Pandemic’s Wider Health-Care Effects

The coronavirus has disrupted patient care and hospital finances—and the problems could deepen as the disease spreads.

By Dhruv Khullar
Dept. of Pyrotechnics

A Black-Market Fireworks Dealer Explains This Year’s Boom

He’s skeptical about the conspiracy theories.

By Anna Boots

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On Television

Michaela Coel’s Chaos and Charisma on “I May Destroy You”

The HBO series about the aftermath of sexual assault is a hangout vehicle, a detective story, and a comic bildungsroman.

By Doreen St. FĂ©lix

Culture and More

Kitchen Notes

Don’t Throw Out Your Kids’ Uneaten Sandwich Crusts

Notes on using up stale bread, crackers, and other neglected starches.

By Tamar Adler
Cultural Comment

The Walkman, Forty Years On

The gadget that taught the world to socially distance.

By Matt Alt

Today’s Crossword

“Didn’t need to know that, thanks!”: three letters.

By Kameron Austin Collins

Humor from The New Yorker

Daily Shouts

Directions to the Fabled House of Polls

Ye must wait in line with the others who hath made this pilgrimage, and that line may stretch as far as the eye can see.

By Patrick Crooks
Daily Cartoon

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By Akeem Roberts

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