Claire Lampen is news editor for the Cut. She was a staff writer covering gender, politics, and culture for five years prior. Previously a reporter at Gothamist and WNYC, she has written for Vogue, Vice, the BBC, and more.

  1. crime
    Lori Vallow Has Been Sentenced to Life in PrisonAt her hearing, the “doomsday mom” claimed “no one was murdered in this case.”
  2. strong dumb take
    Fourth Time’s the Charm?And Just Like That … should let Aidan rest in peace already.
  3. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Tornadoes?“Our emotions are the weather of the mind … and tornadoes tend to represent worry and anxiety, spinning out of control.”
  4. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Having Dreams About Babies?“Usually baby dreams are a really positive sign that represent growth or development.” There are, of course, exceptions.
  5. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Spiders?“Any time of transformation, of rebirth, of cycles and life and death, can bring about the visage of an arachnid, for sure.”
  6. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Alligators?The gator may represent “someone with a big mouth, and sharp, biting remarks and hurtful criticism.” Sound like anyone you know?
  7. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Bears?Are you feeling threatened? In need of rest? Desperate to reconnect with nature? Bear dreams hold many meanings.
  8. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Being Chased?“These dreams are especially common for those of us who avoid confrontation, conflict, and big displays of emotion.”
  9. dreaming
    What Does It Mean If You’re Dreaming About Drowning?“Any event that produces emotion that you cannot control, or that you feel powerless in the sway of, is more likely to spur a drowning dream.”
  10. good-bye
    Don Lemon Sure Has Thoughts About His Firing From CNNThe former anchor seems to blame his ouster on conflicting principles, rather than a series of controversies.
  11. dreaming
    Dreaming About an Ex? Experts Explore 23 Reasons Why“Look at the dream as a conversation with yourself.”
  12. rust
    Everything We Know About the Rust ShootingA judge has approved a settlement in the wrongful death suit between Alec Baldwin and Halyna Hutchins’s husband and son.
  13. power
    Armie Hammer Won’t Face Sexual Assault ChargesProsecutors said there was insufficient evidence to charge the actor with rape.
  14. keeping up with the royals
    The ‘Daily Mirror’ and Prince Harry Agree on One ThingAccording to the tabloid, royals really do leak stories to the press.
  15. power
    Trump Still Claims He Doesn’t Know E. JeanEven though he owes her $5 million for defamation and sex abuse.
  16. bless him
    Dating Pete Davidson Is Reportedly a ‘Very Sacred’ ExperienceAccording to his current girlfriend, Chase Sui Wonders.
  17. power
    A Judge Gutted Marilyn Manson’s Suit Against Evan Rachel WoodKey parts of the rocker’s defamation case against his ex-fiancée have been thrown out.
  18. keeping up with the royals
    The Most Side-Eye Moments From the CoronationBlood feuds, big snubs, and boredom as King Charles III is crowned.
  19. how i get it done
    How the Host of NPR’s All Things Considered Gets It DoneAilsa Chang on her late start in journalism, loathing mornings, and the unique challenges that come with live interviews.
  20. keeping up with the royals
    Let Prince Louis YawnPrince Louis was reportedly whisked out of the coronation for being relatable.
  21. keeping up with the royals
    Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the CoronationWinnie-the-Pooh has RSVP’d “yes.”
  22. keeping up with the royals
    King Charles Is Way Weirder Than You Realize21 fun facts about Britain’s strange new monarch.
  23. ???
    Cher and Alexander Edwards Have Reportedly Broken UpLooks like the massive diamond ring he gave her was “just a beautiful gift” after all.
  24. met gala 2023
    Are Anna Wintour and Bill Nighy Dating?Certain sources were supposedly “thrilled” to see them “finally” go public at the Met Gala.
  25. celebrity
    Did Kim Kardashian Marry Lukas Gage and Chris Appleton?Friend, attorney-sometimes-at-law, and wedding officiant.
  26. barbie
    Ryan Gosling’s Transformation Into Ken Is CompleteAnd seemingly irreversible.
  27. congrats
    Harry Potter Is a Dad NowDaniel Radcliffe and Erin Darke have welcomed their first child, according to paparazzi photos.
  28. keeping up with the royals
    Just How Awkward Could the Coronation Be for Prince Harry?Sounds as if many of the senior royals have no plans to speak to him past the basic hellos.
  29. beef
    Unpacking David Choe’s ‘Rapey’ Podcast CommentsAli Wong, Steven Yeun, and show creator Lee Sung Jin released a statement addressing the backlash.
  30. school shootings
    A 6-Year-Old Shot His Teacher — Now What?The boy’s mother has been indicted on child-neglect and endangerment charges after he gained access to her gun.
  31. politics
    Idaho Just Made Up a New Class of Abortion CrimesAdults may now be imprisoned for “abortion-trafficking” minors (or, helping them end unwanted pregnancies).
  32. lawsuits
    Gwyneth Paltrow Claims Victory in Ski CourtThe jury deemed Sanderson “100 percent” at fault for colliding with the actor on a Deer Valley slope seven years ago.
  33. trans rights
    Nebraska Senator Goes Scorched-Earth to Defend Trans YouthMachaela Cavanaugh is prepared to filibuster indefinitely to block a bill targeting gender-affirming care for minors.
  34. fact check
    Actually Gisele Loves FootballShe says she did not make Tom Brady choose between her and his other spouse, quarterbacking.
  35. whodunnit
    Who Is the Broadway Pooper?Two turds reportedly appeared in the aisle — near Hillary Clinton — during a recent performance of Some Like It Hot.
  36. oops
    Elizabeth Holmes May Still Owe Her Creditors $25 MillionShe was reportedly confronted with the lawsuit while she was in court, trying to dodge her prison sentence.
  37. hotshot
    The Crown’s Hot Prince William Just DroppedHello!
  38. :)
    Ben Affleck Had a ‘Good Time’ at the Grammys, ActuallyWhat, you couldn’t tell?
  39. health
    Morning-After Pills Are Getting a RebrandA handful of companies say they want to provide a better experience than buying Plan B, but something’s still missing.
  40. health is wealth
    Do I Really Want to Know What Rectal Ozone Therapy Is?Gwyneth Paltrow’s “weirdest” wellness practice sounds … unpleasant.
  41. odor events
    Time to Lie on the Beach and RotFlorida is coming under siege by a massive roving seaweed blob.
  42. meghan markle
    Is Meghan Markle Getting Back Into Blogging?The Tig rides again, maybe …
  43. no please
    Someone Is Still Trying to Make Gigi and Leo Happen“Tucked away” together at an Oscars party or “in a group of over a dozen people in the VIP section”?
  44. literature
    Listen, There Are Many Ways to Start a BookA-Rod appears to be hand-scrawling his on a stack of personal letterhead labeled “BOOK.”
  45. crime
    4 Americans Were Kidnapped While Seeking Cosmetic Surgery in MexicoTwo reportedly survived, and two were found dead.
  46. keeping up with the royals
    Sounds Like King Charles Is Evicting Harry and MeghanIn favor of Prince Andrew?!
  47. crime
    Harvey Weinstein to Spend the Rest of His Life in PrisonA judge has sentenced him to an additional 16 years behind bars, to be served after his New York prison term is complete.
  48. crime
    R. Kelly Has Been Sentenced to 20 Years for Sex Crimes With MinorsA federal judge in Illinois has sentenced R. Kelly to 20 years in prison.
  49. movies
    Are You Ready for Cocaine Bear?Here’s the real story of how “a 500-pound apex predator” wound up doing a “staggering” amount of blow.
  50. :(
    Why Doesn’t Anyone Believe Leo Could Date Someone Older Than 25?He is looking for “something real” and mature, okay?
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