Sara Merten

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23 summer movies to get excited about

From ghosts and soldiers to apes and superheroes, these are the movies to keep on your radar.<p>For many people, “summer movies” is synonymous with big-scale blockbusters, where things blow up and the world needs rescuing. And there are plenty of those on the docket for this summer, starring …

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Donald Trump’s Worst Deal

The President helped build a hotel in Azerbaijan that appears to be a corrupt operation engineered by oligarchs tied to Iran’s Revolutionary Guard.<p>Heydar Aliyev Prospekti, a broad avenue in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, connects the airport to the city. The road is meant to highlight Baku’s …

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By 4:00 AM<p>Peter Wyngarde was a late-1960s, early-1970s sensation with a self-parodic style.<p>By 4:00 AM<p>Kathryn Jean Lopez interviews Ulrich L. Lehner, …

Frederick Douglass

Call your senator: Phone numbers for every office of every U.S. senator

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An American Tragedy

The election of Donald Trump to the Presidency is nothing less than a tragedy for the American republic, a tragedy for the Constitution, and a triumph for the forces, at home and abroad, of nativism, authoritarianism, misogyny, and racism. Trump’s shocking victory, his ascension to the Presidency, …

Who Won the First Presidential Debate? Hillary Clinton - The Atlantic

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My Vote

I am late weighing in on this election—late in more ways than one. Monday brought my ninety-sixth birthday, and, come November, I will be casting my nineteenth ballot in a Presidential election. My first came in 1944, when I voted for a fourth term for Franklin Delano Roosevelt, my …

Ten of the most badass upcoming documentaries

A lot of great documentaries have come out this year. <i>Dior and I</i>, <i>Amy</i>, <i>Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck</i>. While they’ll undoubtedly go on to land award season nods or at least a Netflix playback, there are thousands more underdogs toiling to be seen. All of the documentaries mentioned below will be, rather …

Bill de Blasio

This American Life<p>Open in Pocket Casts<p>This American Life is a weekly public radio show, heard by 2.2 million people on more than 500 …

Ira Glass

How to get the best seats without paying more: Experts reveal tricks of the trade from scoring cheap tickets to having a whole row to yourself

• <b>Flights are cheapest to buy 53 days before departure day</b>• <b><br>Book the aisle and window seat, as a couple, as the middle seat sells last</b>• <b><br>Most people prefer</b> …

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Keith Haring

This is still the best dog costume ever