The Making of ‘Aristotle and Dante’

Aitch Alberto and Benjamin Alire Sáenz are video calling from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the West Wing. Earlier on this September morning, they visited the White House with the Hispanic Federation and attended a briefing on policies for the Latino community. They were missing the White House tour to talk to TIME.

This was the first time the two had seen each other …

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Tesla to Recall Over 285,000 Cars in China on Autopilot Issues

Tesla Inc. plans to recall more than 285,000 electric vehicles sold in China to address risks associated with its autopilot feature after an investigation conducted by the country’s market regulator.

The electric car maker will recall 211,256 locally-produced Model 3 vehicles and 35,665 imported ones, as well as 38,599 China-made Model Ys because their autopilot systems are too easi…

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Texas Town’s Misery Underscores Bitcoin Mining Impact

Every night, the nurse anesthetist Cheryl Shadden lies awake in her home in Granbury, Texas, listening to a nonstop roar. “It’s like sitting on the runway of an airport where jets are taking off, one after another,” she says. “You can’t even walk out on your back patio and speak to somebody five feet away and have them hear you at all.” 

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The True Story Behind Woman of the Hour

There are two movies at play in Anna Kendrick’s directorial debut, Woman of the Hour, that intersect in disconcerting fashion. In one there’s the story of a serial killer who is raping and murdering women and girls across the country, offering to take their pictures before his crimes. In another, there’s the saga of an aspiring young actor who takes a gig on The Dating Game fo…

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The True Story of J. Robert Oppenheimer

After months of building anticipation, writer-director Christopher Nolan’s new movie Oppenheimer arrived in theaters Friday, kickstarting an opening weekend where it’s expected to collect around $50 million at the domestic box office.

The three-hour (and nine second) biopic centers, as its title suggests, on J. Robert Oppenheimer (played by Cillian Murphy), the theore…

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To Solve Long-Term Inflation, America Needs More Babies and Immigrants

The cost of goods is rising and rising—6.1% last year, according to government numbers released on Friday, Feb 25—and lots of ink has been spilled explaining why. Consumers have more money in their pockets thanks to wage gains and increased savings during lockdowns, so demand for goods is up, but production slowed during the pandemic. Supply chain snafus have made it more expensive …

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Why Tesla CEO Elon Musk Is Calling ESG a ‘Scam’

Elon Musk-led electric car manufacturer Tesla lost its place this month on the S&P 500 index dedicated to companies excelling at environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. Though there were 34 other companies also removed from the index following its annual reshuffle, the company stands out for its focus on environmentally conscious transportation.

In a blog post published Ma…

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Energy Prices Surge Amid Ukraine Crisis

Energy prices surged after Russian President Vladimir Putin signed an order to send what he called “peacekeeping forces” to the two breakaway areas of Ukraine that he officially recognized on Monday.

European natural gas led the gains with as much as 13% rise, helped higher by Germany halting the approval process of the controversial Nord Stream 2 pipeline. Brent oil closed in…

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5 Questions ‘Rings of Power’ Needs to Answer

Warning: This post contains spoilers for the first two episodes of The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power.

The first two episodes of The Rings of Power, Prime Video’s Lord of the Rings prequel series, set the stage for a drama that will unfold over five seasons of television. Set in the Second Age, thousands of years before the birth of…

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Selling Sunset Season 6- Bre Tiesi Interview

Bre Tiesi wants to set the record straight about her new job. The newest cast member on Netflix’s hit reality TV series Selling Sunset and the latest realtor employed by the Oppenheim Group, Tiesi, best known for being the mother to one of Nick Cannon’s 12 children, says she takes her job in real estate seriously.

“Everyone has this misconception that I am who I&…

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