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  1. power
    Breonna Taylor Was Shot and Killed by Police in Her Own HomeBreonna Taylor would have been 27 on June 5.
  2. power
    What’s More Deadly“I’m terrified of the coronavirus… But I had to choose which virus poses the biggest threat to my family, friends, and me. And that’s the police.”
  3. coronavirus
    Every Food and Delivery Strike Happening Over CoronavirusFrom Whole Foods to Instacart to McDonald’s.
  4. coronavirus
    Hundreds of People Packed Into a Swim-Up Bar Last WeekendRevelers at the Lake of the Ozarks brazenly flouted social-distancing guidelines as the national coronavirus death toll neared 100,000.
  5. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Ahmaud ArberyArbery was out for a jog when Gregory and Travis McMichael chased him down in a truck, armed with guns. They’ve now been charged with murder.
  6. college admissions scandal
    Lori Loughlin Finally Pleads Guilty in College Admissions ScandalLoughlin and her husband have reportedly reached a plea deal, with prison time.
  7. enya
    ALERT: Enya Is PostingThe famously reclusive singer is tweeting with alarming frequency.
  8. reckonings
    At Long Last, Justice for ScheanaAn editor who bragged about embarrassing her on purpose has reportedly been fired.
  9. crime
    The World’s First ‘Incel Terrorism’ ChargeA teenager who murdered a woman with a machete could be guilty of an act of terror, Canadian police say.
  10. coronavirus
    So Long, SummerIn New York, summer functions like a promise, one that is now broken.
  11. how i get it done
    How a ‘Climate Psychologist’ Gets It DoneMargaret Klein Salamon has built her career around helping people cope with climate grief and take action.
  12. sports
    Squad of Fun-Loving Sex Dolls Enjoys Soccer GameA South Korean soccer team apologized for accidentally using erotic mannequins as a stand-in for fans — but the dolls did a great job, if you ask me.
  13. power
    Biden’s Half-Hearted HopeFor my half-hearted vote.
  14. power
    Republican Wins House Seat Vacated by Katie HillThe Congresswoman stepped down in 2019, after nude photos of her leaked and she was accused of having a relationship with a subordinate.
  15. encounter
    The Long Wait for Justice at NBC NewsFor one early whistle-blower, Andy Lack’s exit feels like just the beginning of a Me Too reckoning.
  16. sport
    Look at This Glorious MustacheSteve Underwood is in the news for something related to football (??), but his facial hair has stolen the show.
  17. scammers
    All of Jacob Wohl’s Spectacularly Failed Smear AttemptsA guide to the impressively bad schemes of the MAGA-loving fitness enthusiast.
  18. recommendations
    I Love This Beautiful, Dumb Witch ShowA Discovery of Witches is ideal television: aesthetically pleasing, very dramatic, and you only need to follow like 45 percent of the plot.
  19. power
    What We Know About the Joe Biden Sexual-Assault AllegationTara Reade says Biden assaulted her in 1993 — a claim he firmly denies.
  20. coronavirus
    Dancing at a Drive-through Strip ClubLucky Devil Lounge had to shut down due to the coronavirus — then reopened at a safe social distance. Four dancers describe what it’s been like.
  21. power
    Joe Biden Denies Sexual Assault AllegationFive weeks after Tara Reade came forward, he has finally addressed her account directly.
  22. power
    AOC Wants to Cancel Your RentWith millions of Americans out of work due to the coronavirus, she’s calling for a full rent freeze.
  23. coronavirus
    She Thought She Had Coronavirus. She Was Turned Away Twice.Rana Zoe Mungin went to the hospital multiple times with coronavirus symptoms. By the time she was finally admitted, it was too late.
  24. mysterious
    Some Questions About Meryl Streep’s BookshelvesWhere did they come from? And why are they so empty?
  25. shudder
    Which Celebrity Is Having the Most Haunting Time?Ben Affleck smoking a cigarette in a mask? Or the Real Housewives trying to clean?
  26. power
    The Women Who Criticized Amazon — and Got FiredTwo former employees say the company needs to do more for its warehouse workers, and for the planet.
  27. revelations
    The Goose Was Coyotes?Canada Goose, which is not just goose, has pledged to stop using new coyote fur in its parkas.
  28. coronavirus
    ‘We’re Tired of Being Treated as If We Are Expendable’Nurses on the front lines of battling coronavirus are rising up to demand basic protections.
  29. pda
    OK, Ben Affleck, We Get ItHe’s taking social-isolation PDA to new heights.
  30. personal project
    I Spend My Nights Sewing to Help Keep My Friends SafeI felt frustrated and helpless until I started making masks for people I know.
  31. crime
    What We Know About the Death of Amie HarwickThe Hollywood sex therapist and former fiancée of Drew Carey was found murdered in February.
  32. sports
    Hell Yeah, Basketball NunsWatch these Spanish nuns shoot hoops in an ancient convent and feel a surge of joy.
  33. politics
    Welcome to ZombielandWhere financial ruin feels like a fate worse than death.
  34. celebrity dating
    Kate Beckinsale’s New Boyfriend Has a Crucible NameI saw Goody Grace with Kate Beckinsale.
  35. meditation exercise
    Ah, to Be a Gorgeous French Beach CowThe true influencers we need right now.
  36. science of us
    What Is ‘Time Blindness’ and Do You Have It?Probably.
  37. power
    Bernie’s Fight Is Far From OverThe movement he inspired will long outlive his campaign.
  38. politics
    Vote, at Your Own RiskBy refusing to postpone the Wisconsin primary, conservatives are forcing people to choose between their vote and their health.
  39. how i get it done
    How the Acting Head of Planned Parenthood Gets It DoneAlexis McGill Johnson is leading the organization as it challenges states that are using the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse to ban abortion.
  40. crime
    ‘Zoombombing’ Is a Horrifying New TrendPeople are hijacking online college classes, AA meetings, and church services.
  41. psa
    Maybe We’re Too HornyAre they sexy or are they just competent?
  42. alarming
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Still Going to the Gym?!Fortunately, she and her trainer have now cancelled their sessions.
  43. coronavirus
    Instacart Workers Are Going on a Massive Strike Next WeekThey are demanding expanded paid sick leave and safety gear like gloves.
  44. coronavirus
    They Will Stop at Nothing to Ban AbortionMore and more states are forcing clinics to close under coronavirus, leaving women terrified and desperate.
  45. coronavirus
    Man Dies Trying To Follow Trump’s “Medical Advice”He drank fish tank cleaner, because it contains a chemical Trump has touted as a miracle cure for coronavirus.
  46. coronavirus
    Wish Someone Told Me to Dump My StonksSenators making money off of coronavirus seems unethical!
  47. coronavirus
    People Are Panic-Buying BidetsEven though there’s plenty of toilet paper.
  48. power
    Something Good Actually Happened YesterdayProgressive Democrat Marie Newman ousted an eight-term anti-choice congressman last night.
  49. so you want to be president
    When ‘The Woman Pledge’ Is a Red HerringThe problem with Joe Biden’s promise to pick a female running mate.
  50. coronavirus
    Don’t Spread Coronavirus LiesWash your hands and check your facts.
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