America

“Single Mother with Father Out of the Picture” (2007–2008)
Art & PhotographyNoah Davis’ poignant paintings depict the everyday lives of Black Americans
Gabby Petito
Life & CultureWhat we know about Gabby Petito’s tragic death
Hervé Télémaque, “Portrait de Famille” (1962-63)
Art & PhotographyEnter the imaginative landscape of non-conformist artist Hervé Télémaque
Jane Hilton, Alexis Mateo
Art & PhotographyJane Hilton’s desert portraits of drag queens look like cult film stills
Saint Heron, The Womack Originals (2021)
Art & PhotographyThe Womack Sisters share intimate memories of fame and a radical childhood
Diana Markosian, “A New Life”, from Santa Barbara (2019)
Art & PhotographyDiana Markosian recreates her mother’s dramatic soap opera reality
Larry Sultan, Pictures From Home
Art & PhotographyLarry Sultan’s chic, stylish ode to his parents in middle-class suburbia
UFO, JJ Abrams, Showtime
Science & TechJJ Abrams’ new documentary to explore ‘unsettling theories’ about UFOs
Dimitry and Robert with Maxim and MIla
Art & PhotographyThese poignant portraits depict gay men’s experiences of fatherhood
Aliens
Science & TechThe Pentagon says it can’t rule out alien technology in UFO sightings
Leni Sinclair, Motor City Underground
Art & PhotographyLeni Sinclair’s photographs capture the radical White Panther Party
Humans of CIA video still
Life & CultureThe CIA’s latest ‘woke washing’ recruitment ad stars a gay agency librarian
Miss Congeniality
Science & TechA Florida teen was arrested for hacking her school’s Homecoming Queen vote
Off-White I Support Black Women
Life & CultureMeet the activists fighting to make Black feminist politics accessible
Nancy Floyd, Weathering Time (2020)
Art & PhotographyNancy Floyd’s 40-year self-portrait project finds virtue and loss in ageing
Joe Biden
PoliticsWhat Joe Biden has reversed so far from the nightmarish Trump presidency
Donald Trump and Joe Exotic
PoliticsDonald Trump pardons Lil Wayne and Kodak Black but dips out on Joe Exotic
Declassified CIA UFO documents
Science & TechYou can now download declassified CIA documents about UFOs
CIA rebrand
Life & CultureThe best memes from the CIA’s minimal techno rebrand
AOC tax the rich sweatshirt
PoliticsRepublicans are mad at AOC’s gender-neutral ‘tax the rich’ sweatshirts
quannah calvin klein
Life & CultureWatch a conversation that captures the mood of American youth in 2020
ADRAINT BEREAL
Art & PhotographySeven photographers answer the question: what’s your future legacy?
Trump supporters
Science & TechWhat is Parler? The ‘free speech’ app teeming with Trump supporters
Dean Browning’s Twitter blunder
PoliticsA white Republican politician has tweeted: ‘I’m a Black gay guy’