In this issue:
"Test for Liberals" by Amy Davidson Sorkin: Al Franken, Roy Moore, and a test for the Democratic Party.
THE SPORTING SCENE
"Confidence Game" by Nick Paumgarten: Mikaela Shiffrin seems to be a sure bet to win gold at the next Olympics. But so much could still go wrong.
A REPORTER AT LARGE
"The People's Police" by Alexis Okeowo: When the authorities could no longer be trusted, Nestora Salgado organized a citizens' police force. Did she go too far?
ANNALS OF CRIME
"The Serial-Killer Detector" by Alec Wilkinson: A former journalist, equipped with an algorithm and the largest collection of murder records in the country, finds patterns in crime.