June 15, 2018 Issue

Will Putin's World Cup Gamble Pay Off for Russia?

Russia is hoping the World Cup will improve its international image, which may be a challenge considering the Kremlin has been accused of war crimes in Syria and Ukraine, spy poisonings in Britain and election meddling in the U.S. and other Western countries.
In Focus

Fast and Furriest

Arcadia, California—Corgis scurry across a track on May 27. The event, the SoCal Corgi Nationals, featured 17 races between these pint-size herding dogs, many of which were dominated by a speedy pooch named Roi.
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The artist Robert Longo's "Death Star" will debut at Art Basel in June, with a percentage of the sale going to the nonprofit Everytown for Gun Safety.

Bill Hader Deserves An Emmy

The 'SNL' alum delivered the most revelatory TV performance of the year, playing a contract killer on HBO's dark comedy "Barry." Now he's ready to be terrorized by a clown.