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“Every past crash that I can think of was an accident, in that there was something that wasn’t really reasonably foreseeable,” a pilot and software engineer said. “This was entirely different. . . . This was a collision of deregulation and Wall Street.”

President Trump’s impeachment is hurtling toward an acquittal in the Republican-controlled Senate by February, with nine months left before the election.

"In the course of this past year, I’ve found myself wondering, more than a few times, whether we are living through the world’s stupidest era," @frynaomifry  writes.

According to the French philosopher Jacques Derrida, the intimacy of friendship lies in the sensation of recognizing oneself in the eyes of another.

David Runciman, the author of the book “How Democracy Ends,” on the results of the U.K. election.

Hilton Als writes about encountering the powerful literary voice of Joan Didion: “Her ways of thinking and of expressing herself were unlike anyone else’s.”

"The President doesn’t give a shit about what’s good for our country, what’s good for Ukraine. It’s all about what’s in it for him personally and for his reëlection campaign,” Adam Schiff said.

Test your knowledge of the 2010s with our end-of-decade quiz. How many did you get right?

Where do ideas come from? For the mathematician Dan Rockmore, it’s a lot of hard work, and a little bit of magic.

For four decades, the writer William Gibson has imagined the near future more convincingly than anyone else. Now he finds it hard to grapple with Brexit, the Trump Presidency, and climate change.

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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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The evidence is now clear that the White House and Devin Nunes worked together to halt the Russia investigation:

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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.

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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David Remnick asked Nancy Pelosi if impeachment could backfire. “It doesn’t matter,” she said. “He has given us no choice. Politics has nothing to do with impeachment, in my view.”

80,000 votes in 3 states put Trump in the White House. Now a meticulous analysis of online activity during the campaign makes a powerful case that cyberattacks by Russian hackers and trolls were decisive:

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