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How Journalism Survives: An Interview with Jill Abramson
Isaac Chotiner speaks with Jill Abramson about her new book, Merchants of Truth, and about the New York Times and the state of journalism.
Jan 20 6:55PM The New Yorker

Alternate Uses for Low-Rise Jeans
Annah Feinberg illustrates humorous ways to repurpose old low-rise jeans.
Jan 20 12:00PM The New Yorker

William Barr and the Crucial Role of the Justice Department
Donald Trump's nominee told senators that he would protect the work of the special counsel, Robert Mueller, but that's not the Attorney General's only job, Jeffrey Toobin writes.
Jan 20 10:00AM The New Yorker

As the Shutdown Continues, Trump Offers a Deal That Democrats Are Sure to Reject
Jonathan Blitzer on President Donald Trump's proposed compromise on immigration reform in an attempt to get congressional Democrats to support funding for a border wall.
Jan 20 12:15AM The New Yorker

Glass, Reviewed: M. Night Shyamalan's Unsatisfying Obsession with Superheroes
Richard Brody reviews Glass, directed by M. Night Shyamalan.
Jan 19 7:50PM The New Yorker

How I Spend My Days Now That I'm a Billionaire
Alex Watt writes a humorous daily schedule for someone who has recently become a billionaire.
Jan 19 12:00PM The New Yorker

How Abortion Law in New York Will Change, and How It Won't
Jia Tolentino on New York State's Reproductive Health Act, which will remove barriers for women seeking to get late-term abortions in the state.
Jan 19 10:00AM The New Yorker

Habitats
Jan 19 5:43AM The New Yorker

San Juan Postcard
Jan 19 5:43AM The New Yorker

Sticking Points
Jan 19 4:41AM The New Yorker

In Brexit, Benedict Cumberbatch Is a Peculiar Man Who Wants to Upend the Order of the World
Troy Patterson reviews Brexit, on HBO, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Dominic Cummings, the victorious political strategist behind the Vote Leave campaign in the U.K.
Jan 18 8:58PM The New Yorker

Conceptual Gift Guide
Karen Chee and Jonny Sun imagine gifts that capture such moods as the feeling of an unexpected package arriving or eating a burrito in bed.
Jan 18 7:00PM The New Yorker

Bread Makes a Comeback
Helen Rosner on bread, which had fallen out of favor in recent years as American culture eschewed carbohydrates but which has become trendy again.
Jan 18 5:01PM The New Yorker

Rafael Nadal Faces His Mini-Me, Alex de Minaur, at the Australian Open
Gerald Marzorati writes about a tennis match between Rafael Nadal and Alex de Minaur at the Australian Open.
Jan 18 4:44PM The New Yorker

Advice from Our Food Critic: Anniversary Lunch, a New Mom's Solo Night Out
Hannah Goldfield advises a new mother on which restaurants are worth attending alone, .
Jan 18 2:00PM The New Yorker

Are We Really Where We Are?: Trump, Putin, and Washington's Unbelievable New Normal
Susan B. Glasser takes stock of Donald Trump's Presidency as the second anniversary of his Inauguration approaches, including speculation on the government shutdown and Trump's relationship with Vladimir Putin.
Jan 18 10:00AM The New Yorker

Glass and An Acceptable Loss, Reviewed
Anthony Lane reviews M. Night Shyamalan's Glass, starring Samuel L. Jackson, James McAvoy, and Bruce Willis, and Joe Chappelle's An Acceptable Loss, starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Tika Sumpter.
Jan 18 10:00AM The New Yorker

Cover Story: John Cuneo's Walled In
Franoise Mouly on John Cuneo's cover for the January 28, 2019, issue of The New Yorker, which depicts the government shutdown over President Trump's demand for border-wall funding.
Jan 17 10:11PM The New Yorker

Review: Teni, the Nigerian Singer Primed for Stardom
Carrie Battan recommends the music of the Nigerian singer Teni, including her latest track, Uyo Meyo.
Jan 17 9:14PM The New Yorker

Patti Smith's Talismanic Photos from the Home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
Amanda Petrusich writes about a trip Patti Smith took to La Casa Azul, the former home of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, where Smith took a series of photographs, now on exhibit as part of Wing, at the Diego Rivera Gallery.
Jan 17 8:51PM The New Yorker