In this issue:
"A Long Year" by Steve Coll: The Trump administration's looming political crisis.
"Beacon" by Charles Bethea: At a recent conference in Las Vegas, Barack Obama's official White House photographer revisited his years with the former President.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"Our Town" by Larissa MacFarquhar: As America's rural communities stagnate, what can we learn from one that hasn't?
OUR LOCAL CORRESPONDENTS
"Clear Passage" by Ian Frazier: Revamping the Bayonne Bridge to make space for megaships.
THE CURRENT CINEMA
"Hue and Cry" by Anthony Lane: A review of Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.