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Was the Media’s Big “Pivot to Video” All Based on a Lie?

Internal documents unearthed by a new lawsuit suggest Facebook knew its video-view metrics were bogus, but scared publishers into changing their editorial strategies anyway. Did thousands of people lose their jobs over a mistake?

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“It Is a Matter of When—Not If”: Is Mattis About to Get Voted Off the Island?

Washington insiders believe the Defense secretary’s days are numbered—and that Trump didn’t come up with the idea that Mattis is a Democrat on his own. “I think somebody put that thought in his mind,” a former administration official says. “That wasn’t a kind of spur-of-the-moment,...

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Inside Elliot Ackerman’s Complicated Portrait of a Military Family in Waiting for Eden

In a novel about life-or-death decisions, the writer and military veteran tries to answer universal questions about faith and love.

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Paul Dano’s Wildlife Is Curiously Tame

The actor’s directorial debut, written with Zoe Kazan and starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan, brings little that’s new to a story we’ve seen before.

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The Property Brothers Might Get Their Own Scripted Comedy at Fox

The network is developing a show based on the brothers’ memoir—with a title that might annoy the Olsen twins.

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Exclusive Outlander Photos and Video Reveal Jamie and Claire’s New Life in America

Executive producer Maril Davis talks the perils of recreating the New World: “You’re never going to get the heat and humidity of North Carolina in Scotland.”

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Ariana Grande Has Made the Smartest Celebrity Social-Media Move: Taking a Break

After a rough weekend, the singer has announced that she’s saying “bye-bye again to the Internet.”

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Saudi Arabia Wires U.S. $100 Million as Trump Proclaims M.B.S. Innocent

Meanwhile, Turkish officials have unearthed even more grim details of journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s alleged murder.

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It Looks Like Mueller May Have a November Surprise

The special counsel will reportedly release key findings from the Russia probe shortly after the midterms.

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“He’s Our Colleague”: Inside The Washington Post, Anger and Fear and a Demand for the Truth About Jamal Khashoggi

According to one staffer, the newsroom hasn’t felt this galvanized since the earliest days of the Russia investigation.

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Trump’s Saudi Death Pact Reveals His Gruesome Inner Truth

Khashoggi’s disappearance represents Trump’s latest frank disregard for ethical consideration. It’s enough to force us to decide which sort of foreign policy is worse: one wrapped in sanctimony or one wrapped in cynicism. Is there another way?

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Republican Congressman Steve King Endorses White Supremacy

Canadian mayoral candidate Faith Goldy has promoted “white genocide” and recited the “14 words” on a podcast. To Steve King, that makes her “a fighter for our values.”

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10 Years after Twilight, Catherine Hardwicke Knows She Deserved More

Hardwicke helmed a vampire blockbuster that started a Y.A. craze—then watched as male director after male director got hired over her. “That was a heartbreak for me,” she says.

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