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The New Yorker

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

There is now significant evidence that President Trump has been trying to cover up something related to the F.B.I.’s Russia investigation. We just don’t know what it is.
News Desk

Trump’s Damning Responses to the Russia Investigation

BY RYAN LIZZA

Discrepancies in ISIS’s claim of responsibility for the Manchester bombing have spurred speculation about the organization’s command of foreign operations.
News Desk

Is the Islamic State Strong or Weak?

BY ROBIN WRIGHT

Rather than trying to defend all the accounting trickery, Trump's budget director, Mick Mulvaney, insisted that the White House was not in a position to go into more detail than a summary provided.
John Cassidy

The Trump Administration’s Budget Charade

BY JOHN CASSIDY

A report said that sand and gravel mining “greatly exceeds natural renewal rates.”
Annals of Geology

The World Is Running Out of Sand

BY DAVID OWEN

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A candlelight vigil in Manchester's Albert Square on Tuesday honors the victims of Monday evening’s terror attack, at Manchester Arena, that killed twenty-two people and injured fifty-nine.
News Desk

Manchester Gets the Poem It Needs

Tony Walsh wrote “This Is the Place” in 2015, for the twentieth birthday of the Manchester Arena, where a bomb went off on Monday.

BY ED CAESAR

Jeff Sessions’s leadership of the Justice Department makes it clear that the bad old ideas remain the orthodoxy of the current Administration.
Daily Comment

Amid the Chaos, Trump’s Appointees Push His Agenda

The executive branch is a huge bureaucracy, which lumbers forward, pushing the incumbent’s policies, regardless of the situation in the White House.

BY JEFFREY TOOBIN

Part of the genius of Roger Ailes’s Fox News was that its unabashed pugnacity incited outrage from other, avowedly nonpartisan media outlets, thereby reinforcing the network’s own message.
News Desk

What Roger Ailes Figured Out

Part of the genius of Fox News was its ability to incite outrage from nonpartisan media outlets, which only reinforced the network’s message.

BY KELEFA SANNEH

Milosz wrote that creativity came from an “inner command” to express the truth.
Books

Czeslaw Milosz’s Battle for Truth

BY ADAM KIRSCH

PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL BLANN / GETTY
Daily Shouts

Smart Things I Have Done While You Were Watching Sportsball

BY RIVER CLEGG

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