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Dmitry Muratov
What changed in your life after the Nobel? It feels like getting a magic wand that you don’t quite know how to use. In the first few days after the Nobel Committee made the announcement, we got bundles of letters asking us for help. Help for people w
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Russia’s Anti-satellite Test Threatens ISS
THE RUSSIAN MILITARY CONDUCTED a missile test on Nov. 15 that obliterated a dead satellite and generated a cloud of debris in outer space that forced astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) to temporarily take shelter. As thousands of
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The New, More Relaxed Rules For Office Dressing
WE ARE ALL EXPERIENCING “MIRROR ANXIETY.” That’s the term Stanford researchers give the negative emotions surfaced by watching ourselves all day long on videoconference calls. Like so much of pandemic life and work, the way we see ourselves has chang
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Change Agent
FRANCES HAUGEN IS IN THE BACK OF a Paris taxi, waving a piece of sushi in the air. The cab is on the way to a Hilton hotel, where this November afternoon she is due to meet with the French digital economy minister. The Eiffel Tower appears briefly th
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Civics Test
Eric Henry couldn’t believe what the fifth-graders at his triplets’ school were being assigned to read. On Jan. 31, the electrical engineer and Navy veteran fired off an email to a group of fellow parents and activists in the Boston suburb of Malden.
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Bringing Down The House
POSSIBLY THE BEST MOMENT IN RIDLEY SCOTT'S rococo-a-go-go true-crime drama House of Gucci is the one in which the brash, ambitious young typist Patrizia Reggiani, in pursuit of Maurizio Gucci, the shy and charming heir to the old-money leather-goods
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Blame COVID-19 For A Travel Ban On Dogs
MARINE SERGEANT JOHN WELDON was deployed in Syria when a local left a days-old puppy at his military base in mid-May. To save the newborn, which was barely bigger than a human hand, the infantryman nursed him every two to three hours with a mixture o
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Offshore Comes Online
AS MANY OF NEW ENGLAND’S INDUSTRIAL CITIES fell into decline in recent decades, the wealthier residents of Martha’s Vineyard, a regional center of affluence and privilege, have gotten richer, building and rebuilding beachfront megamansions. But their
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Covid-19 Questions
CAN YOU MIX AND MATCH YOUR COVID-19 BOOSTER SHOT? With COVID-19 boosters now authorized for all U.S. adults, many people are planning their next shots. Preliminary research is clear: mixing and matching vaccine boosters produces a safe immune respons
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More Of The Same
IT’S NINE IN THE EVENING, sometime during this endless post-lockdown liminal period, and I’m curled up on the sofa, clicking listlessly through streaming menus in search of my sedative of choice—dark teen dramas—when my vision starts to blur. Is Who
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Rain Check
After torrential rain swept across British Columbia, floodwaters submerged houses and a portion of the Trans-Canada Highway in the town of Abbotsford on Nov. 16. The record-breaking deluge forced thousands to leave their homes and farms; landslides t
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Space TIME
EVERYONE KNOWS EARTH ONLY HAS one moon—or not. In fact, there’s another sorta, kinda moon, found in 2016. And thanks to a new study in Communications Earth & Environment, we now know its origin story. The quasi moon—named Kamo‘oalewa, after a Hawaiia
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Naming The Unknown
SEVEN SAILORS POINT THEIR RIFLES SKYWARD and fire in unison, breaking the silence at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. For one family, the salute signifies the end of a mystery that traces back to the beginning of U.S. involv
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Why Families Need Paid Leave
I was 13 weeks pregnant with my first child when I felt a sharp, tearing pain in my groin. I didn’t know it then, but my pubic symphysis, the joint connecting the bones of the pelvis, was separating. I went from exercising daily to needing a crutch t
TIME2 min cititeWorld
Climate Diplomacy Brings U.S. And China Closer Together
THE FIRST SUMMIT BETWEEN U.S. President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping showed that the recent climate-change talks could sprout green shoots in other parts of their relationship. The Nov. 15 meeting, which took place via video chat, came less than
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Photos Of The Year
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A Great Chief
During the late 16th century, a great American Indian chiefdom arose along North America’s mid-Atlantic coast. The people who lived along the rivers and shores of the Chesapeake Bay named it Tsenacommacah (densely inhabited land). Pieced together by
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Climate Is Everything
At the COP26 conference, there was a lot of grumbling among activists that official venues served meat, even if it was locally sourced. Animal agriculture has an outsize impact on global warming—up to 14.5% of annual global CO2 emissions, but in Glas
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News Ticker
The number of fatal overdoses recorded in the U.S. has risen steadily for years, but deaths rose 28.5% in the 12-month period after April 2020, compared with the year prior, surpassing 100,000 deaths for the first time. Experts note that the COVID-19
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Single People Today Care Less About Looks
EMOTIONAL MATURITY TOPS THE list of what U.S. singles are looking for, beating out all other qualities, according to a new study by the dating site Match released on Nov. 9. It’s one of many recent shifts in dating trends that show that singles are r
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F.W. de Klerk
IN 1991, TWO YEARS AFTER HE BECAME President of South Africa, F.W. de Klerk, who died on Nov. 11 at the age of 85, secretly met with Nelson Mandela at Tuynhuys, the President’s residence in Cape Town. Mandela was the most famous political prisoner in
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What I Give Up To Fly As A Disabled Person
I AM THE YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF A MAN WHO PAID his way through college working 50 hours a week, replacing sleep with sheer grit. He’s tough and intentional with a strong sense of personal responsibility. Our conversations on anything from health care r
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Back To The ’70s With Paul Thomas Anderson
LICORICE PIZZA, THE NEW MOVIE FROM writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson (There Will Be Blood, Phantom Thread), is a shaggy love story set in California’s San Fernando Valley in 1973. The protagonists are 15-year-old Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman, so
TIME2 min cititeInternational Relations
Russia’s Uncertain Game On The Ukrainian Border
by Ian Bremmer IN RECENT WEEKS, Russia has advanced more than 100,000 soldiers to its border with Ukraine. The Ukrainian government, fearing an attack, has called on Europe and the U.S. for help. A Kremlin spokesperson says Russia poses no threat to
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There’s No Trucker Shortage; The Real Problem Is Trucking Jobs
AS THE U.S. CONTENDS WITH SUPPLY-CHAIN problems that could make holiday shopping harder, one explanation comes up again and again: the country doesn’t have enough truckers. But in California alone, there are 640,445 people who hold active Class A and
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Independent Musicians Find A Lifeline In NFTs
IT’S BRUTALLY HARD FOR MOST musicians to make money in the streaming era. Artists get paid fractions of pennies per stream, with many struggling to find sizable audiences at all: data from 2019 and 2020 shows that 90% of streams go to the top 1% of a
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Second Patient’s Immune System Clears HIV Without The Help Of Drugs
In a report published in the Annals of Internal Medicine on Nov. 15, scientists described the case of a now 31-year-old woman from Argentina who was diagnosed with HIV in 2013 but never showed high levels of the virus. She took anti-HIV medications f
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What You Said About...
100 BEST INVENTIONS With the unveiling of TIME’s Nov. 22/Nov. 29 list of the 100 new inventions changing how we live our lives, fans of many of the products included took to social media to share their own recommendations. David Wells of Jacksonville
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For The Record
Time spent in Hong Kong by JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon on Nov. 15–16; he was allowed to skip its rigorous 21-day-long quarantine, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said, because he runs a “very huge bank” DANNY FENSTER, U.S. journalist, describing the ne
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Works Progress
Congressional lawmakers, city mayors, union workers, tribal leaders and civil rights activists gather on the South Lawn of the White House on Nov. 15 after President Joe Biden signed into law roughly $1 trillion in infrastructure investments. The bip
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