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    CreditF. W. Deutmann, Zwolle. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation)

    The Woman Who Made van Gogh

    Neglected by art history for decades, Jo van Gogh-Bonger, the painter’s sister-in-law, is finally being recognized as the force who opened the world’s eyes to his genius.


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    CreditPhoto illustration by Devin Oktar Yalkin for The New York Times

    Andrew Cuomo’s White-Knuckle Ride

    Amid scandals, accusations and calls for his resignation, the New York governor seems determined to prove that the instincts that have gotten him into trouble can get him out of it too.


  3. PhotoShahawar Matin Siraj, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for terrorism-related charges despite concerns of entrapment.
    CreditTaryn Simon for The New York Times

    The ‘Herald Square Bomber’ Who Wasn’t

    After 9/11, U.S. authorities used informants to secure hundreds of terror convictions. But did they help create plots where none existed?


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    Poem: Impossible Friendships

    Adam Zagajewski, a poet of immigrants and exile, remains with us in verse.

    By Reginald Dwayne Betts and