The Year in Sound: An Audio Time Capsule of 2018
Between the government shutdowns that bookended the year, there were furious standoffs over a border wall; shootings at a high school, a bar, a grocery store, a synagogue; devastating wildfires in California. Handshakes and promises shared with autocrats in North Korea and Russia. Powerful men brought down by #MeToo or trying to make a comeback, and a Supreme Court nominee accused, then elevated to the bench. Questions about a murdered journalist, about election interference, about how much Facebook knew. A midterm vote that delivered one of the most diverse — and divided — governments in American history. Here’s what 2018 sounded like.
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How Trump’s Protector Became Mueller’s Best Witness
The Mueller Report Is Released
The Abortion Wars, Part 2: The Illinois Option
The Abortion Wars, Part 1: The Last Clinic in Missouri
The Rise and Fall of Carlos Ghosn
The Moral Complexities of Working With Julian Assange
Israel’s Election, Through the Eyes of a Young Palestinian
Netanyahu Won. The Two-State Solution Lost.
When the Lights Went Out in Venezuela
The Brief, Controversial Tenure of Kirstjen Nielsen
A Russian Assassin Tells His Story
The Battle to Control the Murdoch Media Empire
New Insights Into the Mueller Report
Trump Wanted to Scrap Obamacare. His Party Didn’t.
The Agony of Being Theresa May
One Family’s Story of Survival and Loss in New Zealand
Prosecuting R. Kelly
Israel’s Indispensable Prime Minister?
Why Didn’t Mueller Decide on Obstruction?