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British Destroyer Sails Past Crimea Despite Russian Fire

They say they weren’t poking the bear, but let’s be real. A Royal Navy destroyer steamed within the territorial limits of Crimea yesterday, prompting Russian claims that it had...

Democrats Aim for Their Weak Spot: Crime

With homicides on the rise and Republicans anxious to exploit last summer’s “defund the police” movement, President Joe Biden yesterday unveiled an anti-crime strategy that would...

First Capitol Rioter Sentence Avoids Jail

She admitted it was wrong. Anna Morgan-Lloyd, 49, of Indiana, pleaded guilty to misdemeanor trespassing during the Capitol riot, and was yesterday given probation and a $500 fine,...

Dems, GOP Shake on Infrastructure Deal

You can’t drive on it yet, but they’ve built a bridge. Amid roadblocks over partisan issues like voting rights, a bipartisan group of U.S. senators yesterday agreed on a...

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NEWS + POLITICS

US-Russia Relations: The New Normal Is the Old Normal

Washington and Moscow have gotten back to normal discourse.

The OZY News Quiz

What monarchical nickname did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle give their second child last weekend? Test your knowledge.

AROUND THE WORLD

Butterfly Effect: The New Sultan of Kabul?

Can Biden advance global democracy by turning to autocrats like Turkey's Erdogan for help? .

Butterfly Effect: It's Time to Wake Up to Nigeria's Nightmare

Africa's biggest economy and most populous nation is on the cusp of imploding under multiple security threats.

Butterfly Effect: Guess Who All Have Been Hacking America's Elections?

At least 10 nations tried to influence the 2020 election, it now appears.

Butterfly Effect: Bienvenido Beijing — China's Latin American Vax Win

For generations, Latin American foreign policy has revolved around the U.

Breaking the Comic Ceiling: Female Arab Graphic Novelists Make a Mark

A growing band of Arab women is shaping the future of the region's comic book industry, defying odds like their characters do.

GOOD SH*T

Love Fiction? We've Got Some Podcasts for You

This week on Wherever You Get Your Podcasts, we showcase some of the best scripted fiction podcasts, many of which are heading to the small screen.

The Funniest Listens of the Week

Everyone can use a good laugh.

Hey Batter Batter! The Boys of Summer Are Back!

With the 2021 season underway, we look at what the hell happened to the baseball we knew to see whether it can once again become America’s favorite pastime.

OZY Fest Is Back: May 15-16

Party like it matters at our virtual celebration of bold change and big ideas.

TRUE STORIES

Tommy Mottola Lives on the Road

Being a hip guitarist? A cool career.

It's Always Sunny Inside the Head of Rob McElhenney

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia's Rob McElhenney branches out beyond the bar and into a show about gaming.

The Very Ms. C.J. Perry!

From being a ballerina to being a WWE pro wrestler whirlwind, C.

Making Space for Topher Grace

Topher Grace ended up making it big before even finishing college.

The Few, the Proud, the Suicidal

If you think joining the military is an easy solution to some of life's problems, you might be totally wrong.

Turning Dining Back Into Eating With Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson, the Swedish-Ethiopian prince of the palate, makes what you put in your mouth? Delightful.

Let's Talk About Wynton Marsalis

A life in the arts isn’t easy to begin with, never mind when you’re surrounded by bona fide giants, like jazz great Wynton Marsalis was.

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