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The Debate • A civil discussion of hot-button issues of the day
Lockdown Reprise • A worker wearing protective gear walks through a locked-down neighborhood in the city’s Huangpu district on March 17. China’s COVID-19 case numbers jumped from 100 new cases daily three weeks ago to more than 1,000 this past week. The country is seeing its worst outbreak of the virus since the start of the pandemic two years ago and has responded by locking down residents in at least 11 cities and counties.
Plea for Help
Russian Oligarchs Take Manhattan • The story of how a small coterie of fabulously wealthy Russians laundered billions in New York City’s luxury condos—and how the Feds are now in pursuit
Civil War 2.0: An Unmanageable Divorce • Splitting up red and blue America sounds good to some of us. But it would be an economic disaster
CHINA IS WATCHING
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Oscar-Worthy Film Locales • Despite the ongoing pandemic, this year the show did go on. Film crews navigated COVID-19 protocols in locations around the globe, from the Jordanian desert (Dune) to the New Zealand mountains (The Power of the Dog) to Hiroshima’s cityscape (Drive My Car). Tune in on March 27 (ABC) to see which of the following nominations win top spots at the 94th Academy Awards, hosted by Regina Hall, Amy Schumer and Wanda Sykes.
True Crimes • Renée Zellweger stars in a bizarre real-life murder story in NBC’s The Thing About Pam