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Biden Takes Oath, Begins Reversing Policy

At 11 minutes before the constitutionally appointed time yesterday, Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president, along with Kamala Harris, who became America's...

Trump Says Goodbye and ‘Have a Good Life’

Silenced on Twitter and isolated by most of Washington, President Trump made a low-key exit. Leaving the White House around 8 a.m., he held a mini-rally at Joint Base Andrews...

Britain Isn’t Giving EU Envoy Ambassador Status

Brexit may not actually be over. Brussels is upset because U.K. officials aren’t affording its envoy, João Vale de Almeida, full diplomatic privileges and immunities, treating him...

Pfizer Cutback Alarms Italians, Germans

It’s no time to be stingy. At least that’s what officials from Rome to Hamburg are saying about Pfizer, which unexpectedly restricted European supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine it...

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NEWS + POLITICS

Biden's Big Iran Challenge Looms

President Joe Biden has a small window for resetting with Tehran.

This Is Not a 'Peaceful Transition'

While millions will breathe a sigh of relief that the four-year national nightmare has finally ended, Biden leads a dangerously divided nation.

A Simple, Bold Idea: Reset America

We are launching a weekly newsletter to shine a light on the best and boldest ideas for how to Reset America.

The OZY News Quiz

True or false: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged House leaders against impeaching President Donald Trump this week.

A Former Top Spy Tells All

Former CIA Deputy Director John McLaughlin joined “The Carlos Watson Show.

Fareed Zakaria on Putin, the Dalai Lama and Race in America

Fareed Zakaria came to America as an Indian immigrant and became one of its leading intellectuals, interviewing some of the most prominent figures in the world.

Lloyd Blankfein on Trump the 'Foxy' Trader and How to Reset America

The Goldman Sachs legend weighs in on whether it's time to throw out everything and start from scratch on 'The Carlos Watson Show.

NEW + NEXT

The Newest Dangerous High: Phenibut

Phenibut, a perspective-altering drug with a terrible name, is increasingly being abused off-brand in the U.

MLK's Legacy Looms Larger Than Ever

In honor of Martin Luther King Day, this Sunday Magazine introduces you to today’s leaders across issues to which King devoted his life’s work: poverty, labor, religion and civil rights.

Can These Creative Taxes Catch Up With a Changing World?

Nations are responding in creative, if not necessarily optimal, ways to cultural and technological shifts while implementing new tax schemes.

Can Blockchain Save 'Made in the USA'?

Krissy and Alex Mashinsky, veterans of the fashion and cryptocurrency worlds, have launched a platform for American-made goods, verified by blockchain.

Can an All-Black Boarding School Bring an Education Revolution?

Cymone Davis, 30, is launching a Black boarding school in Tullahassee, Oklahoma, the oldest all-Black town in Indian Territory.

Can the Rolls-Royce of Cannabis Reach the Masses?

It could open up a whole new world of medical marijuana magic.

Indian Americans: The New Voices Bringing Diversity to Food Writing

They’re emerging as fresh voices in the white world of food writing.

AROUND THE WORLD

Smell the Coffee: Middle East Women Brew Silent Revolution

From baristas to roasters and judges to quality experts, women are reshaping the industry in the conservative region.

India’s Dirty Arctic Energy Hunt

The world’s third-biggest polluter says it will surpass its Paris climate accord commitments.

She’s Using the Quran to Fight the Patriarchy

The Pink Hijab Initiatives, launched by Khadija Omari Kayanda, is guiding hundreds of Muslim women in business careers, a daring act in Tanzania.

Butterfly Effect: Why Europe Is Snubbing Biden

It was supposed to a reunion of best friends after a four-year separation.

Your Guide for When Travel Returns

Today’s Sunday Magazine is a deep dive into what’s next for the world of travel in the year ahead.

GOOD SH*T

The Best Taco in Morocco? Hell, Yeah!

The strangest bedfellows make the best tasting ones.

If You Think Deep Dish Is Chicago's True Pizza, Think Again

Tavern-style pizza was warming the Windy City long before its bigger, deeper brother.

The Next Great Transit Hack: An App for Blind Subway Riders

This app is "mapping out" public transit for blind and visually impaired riders.

Know Your Flow: The Good Sh*t Guide to Pole Passions

You see what Hollywood's selling and you'd never know what pole dancers will tell you right out: Pole dancing is HEAVY.

So You Want to Roboticize Your House?

If you're lucky enough to have a house, you're also probably unlucky enough to have it need fixing.

How to Suck Less at … Being Funny in the Nude

Danni Zamudio is an up-and-coming comic who can make you laugh — and be nude while doing so.

Loving It Like a Local: Cape Town!

When the world opens again, and it will, you'll have a list of places you will hit with a vengeance.

TRUE STORIES

Jason Derulo on How TikTok Revived His Career

The hit singer and social media sensation joins 'The Carlos Watson Show.

Sevyn Streeter on Making It Big ‘in God’s Timing’

The singer-songwriter has a revealing sit-down on “The Carlos Watson Show.

Meagan Good on How She Stayed True in Hollywood

The action hero joins 'The Carlos Watson Show' for a revealing sit-down.

Who Would Be Swizz Beatz and Timbaland's Dream Verzuz Matchup?

The hip-hop producers join the latest episode of 'The Carlos Watson Show.

How Often Does the Joker Have the Last Laugh?

When you’re friends with an irrepressible cutup like Joe, you know his story can probably only go one of two ways.

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