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Their: All parents want *their* children to be successful. There: *There* is no way I can just “go to medical school” at this point.

When employees are unhappy, they are more likely to burn out, leading to increased health-care costs and expensive turnover. Here’s how the use of e-mail affects the modern office worker.

In the latest installment of Barry Blitt’s Kvetchbook, attorneys get a sneak peak at Donald Trump’s taxes.

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After a Harvard professor published articles arguing that Korea’s account of the “comfort-women” system was “pure fiction,” scholars discovered his pattern of misusing historical sources when writing about groups that have faced discrimination in Japan.

Tom Stoppard’s plays are so famous for their cerebral dazzle that their emotional impact tends to be overlooked, Anthony Lane writes.

@AnthonyHopkins  on portraying a man with dementia in “The Father”: “If you follow a superb screenplay, the language is a road map, and so you don’t have to act.”

In India, the reported COVID-19 death rate is roughly a 10th of what it is in the U.S.; in Nigeria, it is less than a 100th of the U.S. rate. Why does the pandemic seem far deadlier in some countries than in others?

The company streams its version of the ballet, with shimmering, polychromatic music by Stravinsky and fantastical sets and costumes by Geoffrey Holder.

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An early look at next week’s cover, "Say Their Names," by @KadirNelson :

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In 2011, just as "Game of Thrones" was about to become a worldwide phenomenon, Emilia Clarke faced the first of two life-threatening brain aneurysms. Clarke tells her story for the first time:

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Roy Moore had been banned from a mall in Gadsden, Alabama, because he badgered teen girls, residents of the town, including lawyers and cops, say:

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When the conversation in a meeting turned to gay rights, Donald Trump motioned toward Mike Pence and joked:

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Several sources inside the Senate say Dianne Feinstein, who is 87, struggles to remember briefings just after they take place—and that her cognitive decline has been evident for several years. @JaneMayerNYer  reports.

The Borowitz Report: “Denmark would be interested in purchasing the United States in its entirety, with the exception of its government,” a spokesperson for the Danish government said.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s rebuttal to Ted Yoho should be studied for its measured cadence, its artful construction, and its refusal of ugliness, David Remnick writes.

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