Ben Bradlee Biopic Premieres on HBO Tonight

The 90-minute documentary — "The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee" — covers Bradlee's life from Boston to Washington, D.C., focusing on his legendary journalistic career.

The Mighty Have Fallen — Some of Them

The sheer numbers of accused and accusers and the strength of the sexual harassment scandals — launching a #metoo wave on social media — seem to be having a hopeful and surprising result.

Museum of the Bible: In the Beginning …

The museum is not without its critics, who question the motives and politics of its billionaire backers, the evangelical Green family that founded arts-and-crafts retailer Hobby Lobby.

No Rumor: Liz Smith Dies at 94

Smith, who died Nov. 12, was known for many things and by many names, notably the “Grande Dame of Dish.” The title “New Yorker” would have pleased her (a Fort Worth, Texan) too.

Election-Year 2016, One Year Later

Katy Tur’s book, "Unbelievable," is an account of her almost two years on the hectic, sleepless, heady and sometimes dangerous day-to-day campaign trail covering Trump, the first national network reporter to do so.

Silva’s ‘Black Widow’ and ‘House of Spies’

Both books — all of Daniel Silva’s books (he has written 20) — are as up to the minute as the latest sound of a car bomb exploding somewhere in the world. 

The Old Normal of Halloween on Lanier Place

Even in these Days of Trump, Halloween 2017 was normal, the old and buzzing and traditional normal, in which “trick or treat” still means a little girl with a lit pumpkin or bags for candy saying thank you, and nobody really tricks anybody.

Conspiracy Theories Old and New

Today, distrust in government, the media and most institutions, including universities, is high. Many believe these disconcerting times of mistrust began with the assassination of JFK and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.

In Trump’s Wake, Hurricane Harvey

It looks like the beginning of an intense debate, from which there is no returning to a status quo where the outrageous activities of a Harvey Weinstein go unnoticed or are excused as locker-room normalcy.

The Las Vegas Shooting: An American Nightmare

There were countless reported acts of heroism Oct. 1 — people throwing themselves on others to protect them, others applying bandages and pressure to bleeding wounds.