1. jeffrey epstein
    Everything We Know About Jeffrey Epstein’s DeathThe convicted sex offender was found dead by suicide in his Manhattan jail cell while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges.
  2. mass shootings
    Trump Gives Thumbs Up in Photo With Baby Orphaned in El Paso MassacrePhotos and videos of Trump’s behavior while visiting shooting victims this week shows what one hospital official called an “absence of empathy.”
  3. crime
    Jeffrey Epstein Found Injured in Jail Cell After Possible Suicide AttemptThere are multiple theories about what actually happened, with some sources claiming the incident was staged, and others suggesting he was attacked.
  4. politics
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s Replacement, Stephanie Grisham, Should Fit Right InThe new press secretary is used to criticizing reporters, she’ll be doing three jobs, and she has already been accused of violating the Hatch Act.
  5. christchurch massacre
    What We Know About the New Zealand Mosque MassacreForty-nine people were killed and dozens were injured in a shooting at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. A 28-year-old man has been charged.
  6. sports
    Nike Debuts Colin Kaepernick Ad, Conservatives Protest by Burning Their Own GearNike’s move appears less risky when you consider that Kaep’s protests are most unpopular with older white Republicans – not their core demographic.
  7. 2018 elections
    Vermont’s Christine Hallquist Wins Primary, Could Be First Transgender GovernorHallquist won Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, and will now face GOP incumbent Phil Scott, whose popularity just took a dive.
  8. diversity
    Kellyanne Conway Couldn’t Name Any Top-Level Black Official Working in West WingWhen asked about Trump’s highest-ranking black adviser, Conway came up with Ben Carson and “Ja’Ron,” neither of whom work in the West Wing.
  9. politics
    Trump Adds #MeToo Movement Jab to Unhinged Rally RepertoireHe gave his usual Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” attack some new layers of racism and sexism.
  10. scotus
    Trump’s Supreme Court Pageant Could Come Down to LooksSince others have ensured that all the candidates are sufficiently conservative, Trump is said to be weighing which finalists have the right image.
  11. Teenage Boy Missing After Running Away From Migrant Children’s Shelter in TexasA man claiming to be his father said he’s now in Mexico, but the incident raised questions about the care children are receiving in federal custody.
  12. Protesters Crash Kirstjen Nielsen’s Dinner at a Mexican RestaurantPublicly, she’s the face of the administration’s most heartless policy, but in the White House, she’s gaining admirers.
  13. politics
    Laura Bush Condemns Trump Family-Separation Policy As ‘Cruel’ and ‘Immoral’While Trump and his most ardent supporters probably won’t be moved, her op-ed drew attention to the growing number of bipartisan objections.
  14. melania watch
    Melania to Make (Sort of) Public Appearance for First Time in 25 DaysBut the press isn’t invited, and she won’t be attending the G7 Summit or Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong-un.
  15. romance
    Melania and Donald Trump Reportedly Spend ‘Little to No Time’ TogetherAs all the uncomfortable memes suggest, the First Couple are said to “spend very little to no time together.”
  16. politics
    Cynthia Nixon Comes for ‘the Bad Cuomo’ on ColbertHer deft performance underscores that the governor should be taking his primary challenger seriously.
  17. scandals
    Every Embarrassing Story Michael Cohen Tried to SquashFrom Ivana Trump’s rape allegation to Donald Trump’s alleged love child.
  18. family matters
    President Trump May Be Secretly Undermining Jared and Ivanka, TooHe reportedly asked his chief of staff to help push them out of the White House — a smart (yet bizarre) move.
  19. mass shootings
    Every Attempt to Change Gun Laws Under TrumpTrump and other GOP lawmakers have worked to loosen gun restrictions, and the few bipartisan efforts to address mass shootings have stalled.
  20. stormy daniels-donald trump scandal
    Trump Lawyer Claims He Paid Stormy Daniels $130K of His Own Money, Won’t Say WhyWhy does everyone always assume there’s some ulterior motive when a guy pays his boss’s alleged mistress a six-figure sum?
  21. sexual harassment
    Congress Fears Release of Bombshell Sexual-Misconduct Exposé That May Not ExistMeanwhile, more lawmakers are embracing calls to reform the current reporting system, which doesn’t satisfy victims or the accused.
  22. politics
    Roy Moore Won’t Concede, Tells Supporters to ‘Wait on God’State officials confirmed there’s basically no way he can beat Democrat Doug Jones in the Alabama Senate race, so it’s going to be a long wait.
  23. What Happened to the 19 Women Who Accused Trump of Sexual MisconductSeveral women are airing their claims again, hoping that in this #MeToo moment, people will be more willing to listen.
  24. gross
    Reporter: Trump Once Bragged ‘Nothing in the World Like First-rate Pussy’An editor changed the quote in the 2000 profile to “first-rate talent.”
  25. royal wedding 2.0
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Are EngagedThe palace said they were engaged in London earlier this month, and plan to wed next spring.
  26. Charles Manson Dead at 83The infamous cult leader and convicted murderer died on Sunday of natural causes.
  27. memes
    Trump Followed Japanese PM’s Lead in Feeding Fish ImproperlyA misleading photo caught what seemed like the first etiquette snafu of his Asia trip.
  28. sexual harassment
    New Republic Publisher Hamilton Fish Takes Leave Pending Harassment ProbeSeveral staffers raised concerns about “interactions between Ham Fish and a number of women employees,” according to magazine owner Win McCormack.
  29. obits
    Playboy Founder Hugh Hefner Dead at 91He launched the magazine that helped kick off the sexual revolution and fashioned himself into one of the movement’s icons.
  30. Harvard Revokes Chelsea Manning’s Visiting-Fellow InvitationCIA director Mike Pompeo and former CIA deputy director Michael Morell protested Manning’s fellowship.
  31. politics
    White House Finds Solution to Transgender Military Ban: Delay, Let Mattis DecideThe reported plan gives Mattis six months to figure out what Trump’s tweets mean for service members — and by then the courts may have weighed in.
  32. politics
    Scaramucci Claims He Was ‘Joking’ in Vulgar Tirade About White House Colleagues“Legally, it may have been on the record, but the spirit of it was off.”
  33. keeping up with kongress
    Caitlyn Jenner Is the Latest Celebrity Talking About Running for SenateThanks to Trump, many will follow.
  34. media
    Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview Was Less Controversial Than ExpectedCritics said the edited version offered a decent overview of the Infowars host but still had journalistic shortcomings.
  35. first family
    Melania and Barron to Move Into the White House Next WeekSome staffers reportedly hope she will be a calming presence, though Trump pivots never pan out.
  36. gay rights
    Federal Court Says LGBT Workers Are Protected Under the 1964 Civil Rights ActThe ruling is a major victory for gay rights, though the question will probably end up before the Supreme Court.
  37. supreme court
    SCOTUS Nominee Gorsuch Argued Women ‘Manipulate’ Maternity Leave, Students SayThe judge reportedly told his class that employers “must ask females about their family and pregnancy plans to protect the company.”
  38. early and awkward
    Gabby Giffords Tells Lawmakers Who Won’t Hold Town Halls to ‘Have Some Courage’Representative Louie Gohmert cited Giffords’s shooting when explaining why he won’t meet constituents for a public forum.
  39. workplace sexual harassment
    Former Uber Engineer Describes ‘Horrifying’ Culture of Sexual HarassmentCEO Travis Kalanick promised to “conduct an urgent investigation” and fire anyone who “behaves this way or thinks this is okay.”
  40. immigration
    ICE Arrests Domestic Violence Victim at Texas CourthouseShe was obtaining a protective order against her alleged abuser, who reportedly let ICE know she would be there.
  41. media
    Journalist Claims Omarosa Threatened Her, Said White House Has ‘Dossier’ on HerApril Ryan says her former friend got in her face just a few steps from the Oval Office.
  42. Arizona Mother May Be Facing Deportation Owing to Trump Immigration OrderGuadalupe García de Rayos, who left Mexico at 14, has been checking in with immigration agents for years. This time she was arrested.
  43. Senate Votes to Silence Elizabeth Warren Over Coretta Scott King QuoteMitch McConnell shut down her speech against Jeff Sessions for attorney general, but the move is backfiring.
  44. Trump Reportedly Upset That Sean Spicer Was Spoofed by a Woman on SNLAnd now Rosie O’Donnell wants to play Steve Bannon.
  45. President Trump Takes a Hair-Growth Drug, According to His DoctorDr. Bornstein wants to be the White House physician, so he shared details about the president’s health and complained about the inauguration.
  46. trump administration
    Don’t Blame Ivanka and Jared, They Were Observing ShabbatAfter the botched travel-ban rollout, the search for a scapegoat is on — but they have an alibi.
  47. early and often
    Acting Attorney General Fired for Defying Immigration Executive OrderSally Yates told Justice Department lawyers she’s not convinced that the order is “legally defensible.”
  48. inauguration 2017
    Kellyanne Conway Reportedly Punched a Man at an Inaugural BallFox Business correspondent Charlie Gasparino claims she threw some punches to break up a fight between “two guys in tuxes.”
  49. inauguration 2017
    Ivanka Trump Dons Carolina Herrera for Inaugural BallsThe first daughter has been friends with the designer for years.
  50. inauguration 2017
    Melania Trump Wears Hervé Pierre to the Inaugural BallsThe former model collaborated with the designer.
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