The 1.9.22 Issue


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    CreditPhilip Montgomery for The New York Times

    The Capitol Police and the Scars of Jan. 6

    For many officers, their bodies, minds and lives will never be the same after the attack.

    By Susan Dominus and

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    The Windy fire burning in Sequoia National Forest in September.
    CreditMeridith Kohut for The New York Times

    This Isn’t the California I Married

    The honeymoon’s over for its residents now that wildfires are almost constant. Has living in this natural wonderland lost its magic?


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    CreditIlona Szwarc for The New York Times

    The Boy King of YouTube

    Ten-year-old Ryan Kaji and his family have turned videos of him playing with toys into a multimillion-dollar empire. Why do so many other kids want to watch?


  1. Eat

    CreditLinda Xiao for The New York Times. Food stylist: Maggie Ruggiero. Prop stylist: Sophia Pappas.

    This Cake Is a Taste of a Vanishing New York

    Dorie Greenspan’s poppy-seed cake is a call back to her childhood and shops that are mostly gone.


  2. Tip

    CreditIllustration by Radio

    How to Be Ambivalent

    Start by creating a list of pros and cons. It may help make you more likely to act.


  1. Poem

    CreditIllustration by R. O. Blechman

    Poem: Untitled

    Etel Adnan avoids easy understanding or conclusion. She layers on complexity, and we are thrust into the magical unknown.

    By Etel Adnan and