Happy New Year's Eve! I've got a bunch of year-end roundups for you; please note that much of the year was not, uh, cheery.
Wow: How the Russia Inquiry Began: A Campaign Aide, Drinks and Talk of Political Dirt
More Than a Thousand Days of War in Yemen
The Year Russian L.G.B.T. Persecution Defied Belief
What we learned about Trump, Russia, and collusion in 2017
The political lesson of 2017: resistance works
Trump’s strange handshakes baffled world leaders this year. They learned fast.
9 bizarre things Trump did on the world stage in 2017 you probably forgot
Good advice, actually: Spend Your New Year's Eve Alone
Sad news: Sue Grafton, Whose Detective Novels Spanned the Alphabet, Dies at 77
MoviePass Adds a Million Subscribers, Even if Theaters Aren’t Sold on It