1. mass shootings
    Everything We Know About the Virginia Beach Shooting12 people were killed when a public utilities engineer opened fire on his co-workers — the deadliest mass shooting in the U.S. since November.
  2. domestic terrorism
    What We Know About the Southern California Synagogue ShootingA 60-year-old woman was killed in a heroic attempt to protect the rabbi. More would likely have died if the white supremacist’s weapon hadn’t jammed.
  3. terrorism
    What We Know About the Easter Terrorist Attacks in Sri LankaSuicide bombers from a religious extremist group killed more than 200 people in attacks on Catholic churches and luxury hotels.
  4. grift
    Everything to Know About the Spa Founder Selling Access to TrumpThe founder of a Florida spa chain linked to prostitution went from political nobody to Mar-a-Lago elite, and the story keeps getting shadier.
  5. immigration
    What to Know About the Crisis at the U.S.–Mexico BorderOn Sunday, U.S. authorities closed off the busiest port of entry and sprayed tear gas at hundreds of asylum-seekers.
  6. gun violence
    What to Know About the Tallahassee Yoga Studio AttackThe gunman, who shot six women, killing two, had a history of harassing young women and had expressed violently misogynistic and racist views online.
  7. the kavanaugh hearings
    Christine Ford Will Testify Against Kavanaugh ThursdayAfter back and forth between the GOP and her lawyers, Ford will get to testify against Kavanaugh.
  8. women's rights
    Ireland Votes Overwhelmingly to Legalize AbortionOne of the world’s most restrictive abortion bans is no more, following a landslide vote for repeal in Ireland.
  9. first ladies
    Former First Lady Barbara Bush’s Health Is FailingShe is rejecting further medical treatment and will now “focus on comfort care” at home surrounded by her family.
  10. stoneman shooting
    Florida School Shooting Survivors Will Lead Nationwide DemonstrationThe teens say the “March for Our Lives” gun-control demonstration will take place on March 24 in every American city.
  11. charlottesville
    Woman Killed in Charlottesville Was ‘Murdered While Protesting Hate’Thirty-two-year-old Heather Heyer “had a very strong sense of right and wrong” and was dedicated to ending injustice, according to her mother.
  12. hillary clinton 2016
    Clinton Campaign Will Take Part in Recounts, But Casts Doubt on Rigging TheoriesBoth the Clinton campaign and the White House say they haven’t found the evidence to warrant further scrutiny of the election results.
  13. international affairs
    Angela Merkel Will Run for 4th Term As German ChancellorAfter Trump’s victory, some having been calling her the new leader of the free world.
  14. hillary clinton 2016
    Hillary Clinton Blames F.B.I. Director James Comey for Her DefeatShe told campaign donors that Comey’s second letter, two days before the election, did the most damage.
  15. election 2016
    FBI Director Again Clears Clinton After Reviewing New Email TroveDirector Comey violated Justice Department policy and surely influenced a presidential election for no reason.
  16. election 2016
    Rebecca Traister and Andrew Sullivan Talk Trump and the Democrats on Real TimeNew York’s Rebecca Traister and Andrew Sullivan talked about Trump and the Democrats on Real Time With Bill Maher.
  17. donald trump is a terrible person
    Trump Bragged to Howard Stern About Ivanka’s Body, Miss Universe ContestantsHe told the DJ it was okay to call his daughter “a piece of a–.”
  18. grab 'em by the what now?
    Trump’s Apology Video Over Groping Remarks Is Hot GarbageIs the Trump campaign finally melting down?
  19. today in donald trump
    Trump Made a Cameo in a Playboy Soft-core Porn VideoIt’s not explicit, thank goodness.
  20. catholic church
    Pope Francis Says Catholic Church Marginalized Gays and Owes Them an ApologyHe was echoing a comment made by a German Cardinal following the Orlando gay club attack.
  21. sad news
    Fashion Photographer Bill Cunningham Has DiedThe legendary photographer, who had been hospitalized after suffering a stroke, was 87.
  22. Ted Cruz Says He Won’t Ban DildosStockpiling sex toys in anticipation of a Cruz win in November no longer seems necessary.
  23. music
    Kesha Asks Court for Injunction So She Can Record New MusicNew developments in her legal battle with producer Dr. Luke, who she has accused of abuse and sexual assault.