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  1. political animals
    Would You Vote for This Bear?“The Beast” would like to be California’s next governor.
  2. trans rights
    Caitlyn Jenner Thinks Trans Girls Shouldn’t Compete in Girls’ SportsThe former Olympic athlete, who is running for California governor as a Republican, called the issue “a question of fairness.”
  3. woof
    On Top of Everything, Major Biden Must Now Coexist With a CatThe Bidens are reportedly introducing another pet into the mix.
  4. power
    The Matt Gaetz Scandal Keeps Getting WorseA newly obtained letter written by Gaetz’s wingman claims the Florida representative paid for sex with a minor.
  5. first person
    My Hijab Has Always Been My ChoiceI’m not voiceless, and neither are the Muslim teen girls France wants to silence.
  6. meat lovers
    Fox News Will Take Any Chance to Tell Us How Much They Love MeatBurgers are very important to them.
  7. the office
    How the Office Has Become a Prime Site for MisconductIts very structure protects predators.
  8. power
    Manhattan Drops Prosecution of Consensual Sex WorkThe DA will still pursue charges for visiting sex workers and for sex trafficking.
  9. the body politic
    Mazie Hirono Isn’t Afraid of ConflictA long talk about anger with the gloriously foulmouthed senator from Hawaii.
  10. power
    ‘What If I Had Gotten a Head Start on Hormones?’The Cut spoke with a 19-year-old from Arkansas about how access to gender-affirming health care saved his life.
  11. oops
    Why Was Matt Gaetz Venmoing an Accused Sex Trafficker?He reportedly labeled a public payment on the app with the nickname of an 18-year-old woman.
  12. power
    Everything We Know About Allegations Against Andrew CuomoThe governor faces allegations of sexual misconduct, bullying, and fostering a toxic environment from at least nine people.
  13. politics
    Arkansas Has Now Passed the Most Extreme Anti-Trans Law YetLawmakers overruled the governor’s veto of a bill banning trans youth from accessing essential gender-affirming care.
  14. essential workers
    New York’s Nursing Homes Were on the Brink. Then COVID Hit.Coronavirus ripped through nursing homes, killing thousands. One year later, nurses say they never stood a chance.
  15. coronavirus news
    All U.S. Adults Will Be Eligible for the COVID Vaccine by April 19President Biden plans to bump up the deadline by two weeks.
  16. hunter biden
    8 Revelations From Hunter Biden’s New MemoirPresident Joe Biden’s son Hunter has spoken publicly about his battles with addiction. In his new book, he goes deep on this subject and more.
  17. power
    A New BIA Unit Will Investigate Missing, Murdered Indigenous People“Far too often, murders and missing persons cases in Indian country go unsolved and unaddressed,” Deb Haaland says.
  18. ew
    Representative Matt Gaetz Used to ‘Score’ His Sexual Conquests at WorkAccording to a report, he and other Florida lawmakers played a game where they’d target women to sleep with.
  19. hmm
    This Can’t Be Right …What, exactly, is Marjorie Taylor Greene doing to that pull-up bar?
  20. aoc
    AOC Decries ‘Horrifying’ Conditions at the BorderShe took the Biden administration to task in a virtual town hall.
  21. whodunnit
    Poo Incident at the White HouseTwo likely suspects have emerged after a pile of feces appeared outside the Diplomatic Reception Room.
  22. legalize weed
    New York Just Legalized Recreational WeedThanks to tireless work from activists.
  23. power
    Matt Gaetz Under Investigation for Potentially Sex-Trafficking Teen: ReportAccording to a new report, the DOJ is “scrutinizing” encounters the U.S. representative from Florida allegedly had with a 17-year-old.
  24. coronavirus news
    CDC Chief Warns of ‘Impending Doom’ As COVID Cases RiseDr. Rochelle Walensky is urging Americans to “just hold on a little longer” and to get vaccinated as soon as they’re eligible.
  25. power
    A Black Lawmaker Was Arrested for Knocking on the Governor’s DoorGeorgia state representative Park Cannon was handcuffed and forcibly removed from the statehouse while Governor Kemp signed a restrictive voting bill.
  26. animals
    Biden’s Dogs Are Back in the White HouseOne has received some training following a scandalous “biting incident.”
  27. mass shootings
    There Have Been 7 Mass Shootings in the Past 7 DaysAs the U.S. comes out of lockdown, we face a horrifying return to what counts as normalcy here.
  28. anti-asian violence
    At Least 5 Asian People Were Attacked in NYC This WeekendThe NYPD is investigating all five as potential hate crimes.
  29. politics
    What Was the ‘Cuomosexual’?Amid allegations of bullying and harassment, some of Governor Cuomo’s former fans are now wondering what they were thinking.
  30. cut covers
    Abby Phillip Asks the Right QuestionsMedia’s voice of sanity and clarity, in conversation with Gayle King.
  31. power
    Cuomo Allegedly Joked About Mounting Female Staffer Like a DogLindsey Boylan, the first woman to level accusations against Governor Cuomo, told Ronan Farrow in a new interview.
  32. politics
    172 Republicans Voted to Oppose the Violence Against Women ActTheir priorities could not be any clearer.
  33. the cut podcast
    Maybe You Should Run for Office?From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Sarah McBride, elected officials are starting to look more and more like the people they represent.
  34. atlanta shootings
    They’ll Call It Anything But RacismLaw enforcement in Atlanta said a gunman’s attacks on Asian-owned massage parlors were “not racially motivated.”
  35. action item
    How to Help Combat Anti-Asian American ViolenceOrganizations to donate to and actions to take in the wake of the Atlanta spa shooting.
  36. power
    Cuomo Is Really Trying to Blame This on ‘Cancel Culture,’ HuhFacing mounting misconduct allegations and calls to resign, the governor reiterated that he will not be stepping down.
  37. politics
    This Year’s First Anti-Trans Bill Has Been Signed Into LawMississippi just banned trans athletes from playing women’s sports — and it’s just one of many blatantly discriminatory bills across the country.
  38. power
    Arkansas Just Passed a Near-Total Ban on AbortionThe law — which is blatantly unconstitutional — would make it a felony to perform an abortion. There is no exception for rape or incest.
  39. animals
    Biden’s Dog Bit SomeoneMajor and Champ Biden have been sent back to Delaware, according to someone “familiar with the dogs’ schedule.”
  40. power
    The Latest COVID Relief Package Is a Huge Help for ParentsThe American Rescue Plan reconfigures the child tax credit in a way some expect could halve child poverty in the U.S.
  41. power
    Cuomo Accuser Says He Is a ‘Textbook Abuser’In a new interview, former aide Charlotte Bennett says the governor “let his temper and anger rule the office.”
  42. capitol insurrection
    Capitol Rioter Complains ‘It’s Not Fair’ That He’s in JailRichard Barnett, who posed for photos at Nancy Pelosi’s desk, reportedly thinks it’s “a bunch of crap” that he hasn’t been released.
  43. politics
    Andrew Cuomo Refuses to ResignThe New York governor apologized for acting “in a way that made people uncomfortable,” but said he won’t step down.
  44. power
    ‘I Really Believe the Senate Is Broken’Representative Pramila Jayapal on the infuriatingly difficult fight for a $15 minimum wage.
  45. please no
    Texas Governor Lifts State Mask Mandate … for Some Reason?And Mississippi will follow suit.
  46. second acts
    The Math Teacher Who Ran for MayorAt 68, Bettie Parker became the first woman elected mayor of her North Carolina town.
  47. power
    Another Former Aide Accuses Andrew Cuomo of Sexual HarassmentCharlotte Bennett says the governor questioned her about her sex life and her interest in dating an older man.
  48. politics
    Rachel Levine Faced a Transphobic Tirade During Her Confirmation HearingDuring the assistant health secretary nominee’s confirmation hearing, Senator Rand Paul likened transgender surgery to “genital mutilation.”
  49. losers
    Ted Cruz Is Already Trying to Joke About His Cancún TripWhile other Texas politicians are in his home state, surveying billions of dollars of damage.
  50. politics
    The House Has Passed the Equality ActThe bill, which has Biden’s support, prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
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