Bindu Bansinath is a staff writer for the Cut covering news, books, culture, and relationships. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, The Paris Review, and Electric Literature. She was previously an assistant editor at Harper’s.

  1. celebrity
    What to Know About Jonathan Majors’s Domestic-Violence TrialA jury has been selected and opening arguments are expected to begin on December 4.
  2. health
    What to Know About ZepboundThe diabetes drug Mounjaro has now been approved for weight loss.
  3. crime
    Suspect Arrested in Shooting of 3 Palestinian StudentsThe Vermont shooting is being investigated as a potential hate crime.
  4. lawsuits
    Shakira Settled Her Tax-Fraud Case Minutes Into TrialThe singer agreed to pay the Spanish government over €7 million, avoiding possible prison time.
  5. torn up and apart
    10 Confessions of Hard Feelings Over the Israel-Gaza War“They don’t stand by me or understand that I feel vulnerable.”
  6. crime
    Ex-Cop Avoids Conviction in Breonna Taylor’s Killing Once AgainThe federal civil-rights case against Brett Hankison ended in a mistrial.
  7. crime
    Yoga Teacher Kaitlin Armstrong Found Guilty in Murder TrialA jury determined that she’d killed cyclist Moriah “Mo” Wilson in a jealous rage.
  8. crime
    A Former Fashion Mogul Has Been Found Guilty of Sexual AbuseDozens of women have accused Peter Nygård of sex trafficking, assault, and rape.
  9. gun violence
    The Maine Shooter Allegedly Exhibited a String of Warning Signs“I believe he’s going to snap and do a mass shooting,” one of Robert Card’s fellow soldiers texted an Army Reserve officer in September.
  10. crime
    A 6-Year-Old Boy Was Killed in an Apparent Anti-Muslim AttackIllinois landlord Joseph Czuba has pleaded not guilty to murder and hate-crime charges for the brutal stabbing.
  11. big baby or small man?
    Italian Retiree Wins Case to Evict Her ‘Big Baby’ SonsArrivederci, bamboccioni!
  12. israel-hamas war
    Bella Hadid Says Her ‘Heart Is Bleeding’ Over Gaza Crisis“It is important to understand the hardship of what it is to be Palestinian, in a world that sees us as nothing more than terrorists resisting peace.”
  13. hairy situations
    Bobmania Comes for the Paris OlympicsMeet Marianne, your Bobbiana mascot for the 2024 games.
  14. celebrity
    Let Hailey Bieber Be Bloated in Peace“There’s something that’s disheartening about, Can’t I be bloated one time and not be pregnant?
  15. movies
    19 Sexiest Movies on NetflixEverything you need for a steamy viewing experience.
  16. sexual assault
    Everything We Know About the Danny Masterson Rape CaseWeeks after That ’70s Show actor was convicted on two counts of rape, the Church of Scientology has reportedly expelled him.
  17. power
    All the Allegations Against Trey SongzIn a lawsuit, two women have accused the singer of sexually assaulting them at a 2015 house party.
  18. is this flirting?
    Lauren Boebert Campaign Ran Up a $300 Tab at Her Beetlejuice Date’s BarMaybe they went on drag night?
  19. rust
    Everything We Know About the Rust ShootingA grand jury will reportedly consider refiling involuntary-manslaughter charges against Alec Baldwin.
  20. israel-hamas war
    The Hadids Are Reportedly Receiving Death Threats Over Support of PalestineTMZ reports that the whole family has been doxxed and is receiving violent threats for voicing support for Palestine.
  21. celebrity
    Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas Have Settled Their Custody Dispute — for NowThe kids can travel within in the U.S. and U.K. to split time between parents.
  22. celebrity
    Grimes And Elon Musk Are Suing Each OtherThe former couple have reportedly both filed lawsuits for parental rights over their three children.
  23. wot now?
    Soft Nuts Deal a Hard Blow to BritainMushy chestnuts are threatening to derail the World Conker Championships.
  24. allegations
    Jason Derulo Has Been Accused of Sexual HarassmentIn a new lawsuit, singer Emaza Gibson alleges Derulo dropped her record deal after she rejected his sexual advances.
  25. drew barrymore
    Sounds Like The Drew Barrymore Show Lost Its WritersThe three WGA members reportedly declined offers to return for the show’s fourth season, which is just days away.
  26. power
    Julia Ormond Is Suing Harvey Weinstein for Sexual BatteryAs well as Miramax, Disney, and CAA, which the actress says enabled his behavior and failed to protect her.
  27. power
    Former Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Accused of Sexual ExploitationIn an investigation by BBC News, multiple men say the mogul coerced them into performing sex acts under the guise of modeling opportunities.
  28. transphobia
    Angelica Ross Alleges Transphobia and Racism on American Horror Story SetAnd says she’s leaving Hollywood for politics.
  29. manners
    Lauren Boebert Broke Up With Her ‘Beetlejuice’ DateBecause he was a Democrat.
  30. breakout
    “I Don’t Like the Feeling of Being Pinned Down”C Pam Zhang’s debut examined an unsung period of Chinese-American history. Her new novel is all about pleasure.
  31. strikes
    Drew Barrymore Will Pause Her Talk Show After AllAfter days of blowback, the host announced ‘The Drew Barrymore Show’ won’t return until the writers’ strike is over.
  32. celebrity
    Jeezy and Jeannie Mai Jenkins Are Getting DivorcedIn legal filings, the rapper said his marriage to The Real host is “irretrievably broken.”
  33. power
    Seattle Cop Said Woman Killed by Fellow Officer Had ‘Limited Value’Police-guild vice-president Daniel Auderer suggested his colleagues address the death of Jaahnavi Kandula by writing a check.
  34. crime
    What We Know About the Mommy Vlogger Accused of Child AbuseRuby Franke and her collaborator, Jodi Hildebrandt, allegedly tortured and starved two of Franke’s children.
  35. …okay
    Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher Are Sorry for Supporting a RapistIn letters of support, they called Danny Masterson a “role model” possessed of “exceptional character.”
  36. winner winner
    Coco Gauff Isn’t Mad at the U.S. Open Climate Protesters“I know it was about the environment. I 100 percent believe in that.”
  37. supreme
    Tremaine Emory Leaves Supreme, Alleging Systemic RacismThe designer has resigned after two seasons as the streetwear brand’s creative director.
  38. society pages
    Martinis and Mounjaro at the U.S. Open Centurion LoungeAn afternoon of Amex excess with a smattering of tennis.
  39. gun violence
    A White Gunman Killed 3 Black People in JacksonvilleThe 21-year-old killer who police say “hated Black people” died by suicide after the attack at a Dollar General.
  40. sports
    Simone Biles Is Back, BabyShe made history over the weekend, winning her eighth national gymnastics title.
  41. smile with your eyes
    It’s Mug Shot DayDonald Trump’s booking photo finally dropped.
  42. stalkers
    Who Is Drew Barrymore’s Alleged Stalker?Chad Michael Busto has been arrested after showing up at her Hamptons farmhouse.
  43. crime
    Everything We Know About the University of Idaho MurdersSuspect Bryan Kohberger waived his right to a speedy trial, delaying proceedings indefinitely.
  44. come here often?
    Can You Teach a Girl to Flirt?This summer, I tried to find out.
  45. how to help
    How to Help Maui’s Wildfire VictimsThe death toll from the devastating blaze has risen to 106.
  46. ahoy
    Have These Billionaires Learned Nothing?Two months after the Titan imploded, the seafaring wealthy still can’t get enough of personal submersibles.
  47. culture
    Postpone Your Emmys Watch PartyThe annual awards show has been postponed to January 15 amid Hollywood strikes.
  48. als
    Sandra Bullock’s Partner, Bryan Randall, Has Died of ALSThe photographer, who began dating Bullock in 2015, kept his three-year battle with the neurodegenerative disease private.
  49. ozempic
    A Louisiana Woman Is Suing the Makers of Ozempic and MounjaroHer lawsuit alleges she was throwing up so violently while on the drugs she lost teeth.
  50. divorce
    Reese Witherspoon Has Finalized Her DivorceFour months after she and her ex-husband, Jim Toth, announced the split.
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