Critic’s Notebook: Images of the Border Crises Speak Louder Than ‘Womp Womp’ Critic’s Notebook: Images of the Border Crises Speak Louder Than ‘Womp Womp’

On cable TV and social media, the separation of parents from their children provoked empathy and exposed the emptiness of trolling.

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You Could Be in a Gay Bar Right Now and Not Even Know It You Could Be in a Gay Bar Right Now and Not Even Know It

A lesbian bar from the 1920s. A “fairy den” from the 1890s. An Ecstasy-fueled disco from the 1990s. Celebrating the hidden places in Manhattan where gay night life once flourished.

yesterday, 21:18
Canadians Brace for Cultural Changes as Marijuana Becomes Legal Canadians Brace for Cultural Changes as Marijuana Becomes Legal

Some Canadians say the decision to legalize recreational marijuana will present vast new commercial opportunities, while others worry about stoned tourists.

today, 3:19
Hungary Passes ‘Stop Soros’ Law Criminalizing Aid to Migrants Hungary Passes ‘Stop Soros’ Law Criminalizing Aid to Migrants

Prime Minister Viktor Orban campaigned on a nationalist, anti-immigrant platform. Providing help to those who enter the country illegally will now be punishable by up to a year in jail.

yesterday, 18:22
Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

Accelerating growth has given the administration more leverage over trading partners. But economists warn of potential headwinds beyond this year.

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Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So Is There a Smarter Path to Artificial Intelligence? Some Experts Hope So

A branch of A.I. called deep learning has transformed computer performance in tasks like vision and speech. But meaning, reasoning and common sense remain elusive.

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Raf Simons: Spring 2019 Raf Simons: Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 men’s collection.

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Missed the Latest Supreme Drop? Head to Grailed Missed the Latest Supreme Drop? Head to Grailed

The website, a favorite of men looking for cult items that have disappeared — or will soon — just closed a new investment round.

yesterday, 17:40
The Summer Solstice and the Search for Life in the Cosmos The Summer Solstice and the Search for Life in the Cosmos

As you mark the longest day of the year, consider the debate among astronomers over whether Earth’s tilt toward the sun helps make life on our world and others possible.

yesterday, 23:59
Family Separations, Syria, Disney: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing Family Separations, Syria, Disney: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

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