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  1. encounter
    Sam Jay Is Still Figuring It OutAnd so is her late-night show, Pause.
  2. the cut podcast
    Update: Maybe You Should Run for Office?On this week’s episode, we check back in with City Council candidate Jaslin Kaur.
  3. ugh
    Guess Who Still Isn’t Sorry for Waving Guns at Protesters?Days after they were made to surrender the guns they pointed at Black Lives Matter protesters last year, the McCloskeys bought yet another gun.
  4. how i get it done
    How This Green New Deal Architect Gets It DoneRhiana Gunn-Wright on choosing to have children during a climate crisis, being a Black Rhodes scholar at Oxford, and more.
  5. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Has Learned About the HolocaustAfter spending the last month comparing mask mandates to Nazi gas chambers, she now believes there is “no comparison.”
  6. fashion
    What Did Jill Biden Really Mean With That Jacket?It’s hard not to read it as a dig at Melania.
  7. power
    Huma Abedin Is Releasing a MemoirThe book apparently includes “a candid and moving reckoning” of her marriage to Anthony Weiner.
  8. power
    A Student Gave an Impromptu Graduation Speech About Abortion RightsPaxton Smith delivered an impassioned critique of Texas’s extreme abortion ban.
  9. power
    Ron DeSantis Has Banned Trans Girls in Florida From School SportsOn the first day of Pride month, no less.
  10. ugh
    Amy Cooper Is Suing … for Racial Discrimination?The white woman who gained notoriety after calling the police on a Black bird-watcher continues to insist she’s “not a racist.”
  11. reckoning with a reckoning
    White People Are SquirmingEight writers on what happens when the people around you are suddenly forced to confront race.
  12. reckoning with a reckoning
    Stop Hustling Black DeathSamaria Rice is the mother of Tamir, not a “mother of the movement.”
  13. power
    The Matt Gaetz Scandal Keeps Getting WorseHis ex-girlfriend has reportedly agreed to talk to investigators, which likely spells trouble for the Florida Republican.
  14. abortion rights
    Texas Just Passed One of the Most Extreme Abortion Bans YetThe bill prohibits abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy and does not make exceptions in cases of rape or incest.
  15. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Will Hear a Case Challenging Roe v. WadeWith the court’s new 6-3 conservative majority, the case poses a major threat to abortion rights.
  16. power
    Bella Hadid Shows Support for Palestine at Brooklyn March“It’s free Palestine til Palestine is free!!!”
  17. politics
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Won’t Stop Harassing Her ColleaguesThis week, the Georgia representative followed AOC through the Capitol, berating her for supporting Black Lives Matter.
  18. power
    Tarana Burke Is Just Trying to Do Her WorkA long talk about Black women, Me Too, and intentions with the activist and founder.
  19. political animals
    Would You Vote for This Bear?“The Beast” would like to be California’s next governor.
  20. 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.”
  21. woof
    On Top of Everything, Major Biden Must Now Coexist With a CatThe Bidens are reportedly introducing another pet into the mix.
  22. first person
    My Hijab Has Always Been My ChoiceI’m not voiceless, and neither are the Muslim teen girls France wants to silence.
  23. meat lovers
    Fox News Will Take Any Chance to Tell Us How Much They Love MeatBurgers are very important to them.
  24. the office
    How the Office Has Become a Prime Site for MisconductIts very structure protects predators.
  25. power
    Manhattan Drops Prosecution of Consensual Sex WorkThe DA will still pursue charges for visiting sex workers and for sex trafficking.
  26. the body politic
    Mazie Hirono Isn’t Afraid of ConflictA long talk about anger with the gloriously foulmouthed senator from Hawaii.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. hmm
    This Can’t Be Right …What, exactly, is Marjorie Taylor Greene doing to that pull-up bar?
  37. aoc
    AOC Decries ‘Horrifying’ Conditions at the BorderShe took the Biden administration to task in a virtual town hall.
  38. whodunnit
    Poo Incident at the White HouseTwo likely suspects have emerged after a pile of feces appeared outside the Diplomatic Reception Room.
  39. legalize weed
    New York Just Legalized Recreational WeedThanks to tireless work from activists.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. animals
    Biden’s Dogs Are Back in the White HouseOne has received some training following a scandalous “biting incident.”
  44. 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.
  45. anti-asian violence
    At Least 5 Asian People Were Attacked in NYC This WeekendThe NYPD is investigating all five as potential hate crimes.
  46. 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.
  47. cut covers
    Abby Phillip Asks the Right QuestionsMedia’s voice of sanity and clarity, in conversation with Gayle King.
  48. 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.
  49. politics
    172 Republicans Voted to Oppose the Violence Against Women ActTheir priorities could not be any clearer.
  50. 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.
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