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Attorney General Jeff Sessions got some harsh words from President Trump back in May, after the president learned that the Justice Department had appointed a special counsel to look…

Why Jeff Sessions offered to resign, and where Robert Mueller's investigation stands

Attorney General Jeff Sessions got some harsh words from President Trump back in May, after the president learned that the Justice Department had appointed a special counsel to look…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

ISIS has a new recruitment strategy. Instead of getting would-be jihadists to come to Syria, it’s telling them to stay put and wage attacks at home.

ISIS at Home

ISIS has a new recruitment strategy. Instead of getting would-be jihadists to come to Syria, it’s telling them to stay put and wage attacks at home.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Michael Schmidt has spent decades cladding Cher, Madonna, Lady Gaga and other supernovas in stunning costumes made of materials that don’t fit the usual definition of fabric: from…

Michael Schmidt Makes a 3-D Printed Dress

Michael Schmidt has spent decades cladding Cher, Madonna, Lady Gaga and other supernovas in stunning costumes made of materials that don’t fit the usual definition of fabric: from…

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