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  1. slippery situations
    Man Mysteriously Trapped in Grease Vent Emerges Slick But UnscathedThe grease bandit was reportedly “less than truthful about his … intentions” inside the vent.
  2. immigration
    Everything We Know About the 7-Year-Old Migrant Girl Who Died in U.S. CustodyJakelin Caal died after waiting over an hour-and-a-half for medical care.
  3. politics
    Can the Women’s March Survive Its Latest Controversy?The organization has had a very bad week.
  4. politics
    Government Blames Death of 7-Year-Old Migrant on Parents“Once again, we are begging parents to not put themselves or their children at risk attempting to enter illegally.”
  5. power
    Lucky GOP Senators Have ‘Hot Beef Sundaes’ for LunchOh.
  6. sandy hook
    Sandy Hook Evacuated Over Bomb Threat on 6th Anniversary of Mass ShootingStudents were dismissed for the day after the threat came in.
  7. my two cents
    How Much Does It Actually Cost to Give Birth?There are ways to make your hospital bill less of a mystery.
  8. sexual harassment
    CBS Tried to Undermine Actress’s Harassment Claim With Footage of Her CursingThe network paid a secret $9.5 million settlement to Eliza Dushku after she was written off a show in the wake of making harassment complaints.
  9. the cut on tuesdays
    Jill Kargman Talks About Being on TV And Surviving Breast CancerOn this week’s How I Get It Done podcast episode.
  10. commuting
    We Solved the Holland Tunnel’s Disastrous Decoration CrisisThe Port Authority is conducting a poll to update the decorations, but we have another suggestion.
  11. reading the signs
    Melania Trump’s Blonde BombshellAs ever, the First Lady says one thing and performs its opposite.
  12. power
    Gun-Loving Russian Woman Accused of Being a Spy Pleads Guilty to ConspiracyHere’s all we know about Maria Butina’s guilty plea.
  13. heroes
    Justice for the Foul-Mouthed SantaEveryone is (wrongly!) mad at a British Santa for ripping off his beard and screaming “get the f*ck out” during a fire alarm.
  14. true crime
    Inside an Extremely Bizarre, Extremely Florida Murder CaseA woman is on trial for the death of her husband, who was initially thought to be eaten by gators.
  15. power
    Congress to Make Members Actually Pay for Their Own Harassment SettlementsThe settlements had previously been funded with taxpayer money.
  16. politics
    Melania Trump Goes Blonde on Fox NewsAnd the internet has some thoughts.
  17. silent night
    People Are Apparently Stealing from Melania’s Haunted TreesThey crave the haunted fruit.
  18. linguistics
    What Is a Tinkling Contest and Why Must It End With One Covered in Skunk Tinkle?A linguist explains what Nancy Pelosi meant when she warned against getting in a “tinkle contest with a skunk.”
  19. power
    Jazmine Headley’s Arrest Shows the Danger of Mothering While BlackIt’s strange to feel heartened when someone who should never have been arrested is released.
  20. commuting
    This Holland Tunnel Décor Is Driving People NutsAn extremely frustrated commuter took a stand against the Port Authority’s questionable décor.
  21. power
    Christine Blasey Ford Makes Her First Appearance in MonthsIn a video honoring the first woman to publicly accuse Larry Nassar.
  22. immigration
    When You Can’t Go Forward and You Can’t Go BackThe Cut went to Tijuana and spoke to five women fleeing poverty, domestic abuse, and gang violence in Central America.
  23. power
    Disturbing Video Shows NYPD Officers Ripping 1-Year-Old From Mother’s ArmsShe’s now in custody at Rikers Island for resisting arrest.
  24. lawsuits
    Stormy Daniels Now Has to Pay Trump Almost $300,000 in Legal FeesA week and a half after she said she didn’t want her lawyer to file the suit in the first place.
  25. politics
    Which Circle of Hell Do You Think This Is?Trump spent 17 minutes screaming while a catatonic Mike Pence looked on.
  26. charlottesville
    Man Who Killed Young Woman in Charlottesville SentencedA jury sentenced James Alex Fields Jr., 21, to life plus 419 years, and $480,000 in fines for killing heather Heyer at the Unite the Right rally.
  27. the cut on tuesdays
    Listen to the Stories of Women Who Traveled With the Migrant CaravanThis week’s episode of The Cut on Tuesdays podcast.
  28. work
    How I Get It Done: Jemele HillThe outspoken sports journalist on sexism, Chipotle, and the writing rule she always follows.
  29. power
    Woman With a Tumblr Devoted to Dylann Roof Arrested for Mass-Murder PlotTwenty-three-year-old Elizabeth Lecron had been writing letters to Dylann Roof while he was in prison.
  30. very british chaos
    Oh No, He’s Gone and Grabbed the Ceremonial MaceA British Member of Parliament caused absolute chaos in the chamber when he broke the rules in an act of protest.
  31. campus sexual assault
    Ex-Frat President Accused of Rape Given $400 Fine, No Prison TimeThis is at least the third time the judge has given probation to a man accused of sexually assaulting a Baylor student.
  32. crime
    Two Unruly Nuns Apparently Embezzled $500,000 From School, Hit the CasinoSo much for that whole vow of poverty thing.
  33. junk food
    Trump, Noted Garbage Enthusiast, Wants Kids to Be Free to Eat More GarbageThe USDA is permitting more fats, refined flour, and sodium on school menus.
  34. lawsuits
    NYPD Accused of Forcing Woman to Give Birth While Chained to Bed“Shortly after she gave birth, NYPD officers again shackled her… Ms. Doe struggled to feed her new baby with one arm.”
  35. parliament pooper
    Who’s Pooping All Over the South Australian Parliament?Frantic MPs are considering passing a motion to unmask the mystery defecator.
  36. politics
    Remembering John Kelly’s Obvious Misery at His JobAmid reports that the chief of staff may soon be resigning, a look back at his facepalms and more.
  37. my two cents
    Older Women Are the Best Money MentorsFinding someone whose advice you trust is one of the best financial moves you can make.
  38. immigration
    Trump Is Still Ripping Kids From Their Families at the BorderMore than 80 migrant children have been separated from their parents since Trump’s family-separation policy ended.
  39. the cut on tuesdays
    Artist Amy Sherald Talks About Painting Michelle Obama’s PortraitOn this week’s How I Get It Done podcast episode.
  40. politics
    Elizabeth Warren Is Reportedly Starting to Regret That DNA TestWho could have predicted that racially analyzing a politician would go over poorly?
  41. crime
    A Border Patrol Agent in Texas Killed at Least 4 Women. Here’s What to Know.Juan David Ortiz has been charged with murder for his suspected role in four killings.
  42. ask a boss
    Rules for Celebrating the Holidays at WorkWhat should you do if a co-worker hits on you at the office party? Do you have to give your boss a gift?
  43. crime
    Everything to Know About the Florida Woman Who Was Killed in Costa RicaCarla Stefaniak, 36, was reported missing on November 28 when she missed her flight back home. Her body has been found by police.
  44. crime
    A Fourth Woman Accuses Neil deGrasse Tyson of Sexual MisconductAn investigative report from BuzzFeed details new allegations.
  45. mysteries
    Ted Cruz’s Beard Is Only Growing StrongerTwo weeks in, the Senator’s facial hair is beginning to take shape.
  46. human rights
    What Happened to Roxana Hernández, the Trans Woman Who Died in ICE Custody?Senators are demanding that ICE release a report on the circumstances of her death.
  47. funerals
    Be Thankful You’re Not Sitting in This PewTrump made things extremely awkward at George H.W. Bush’s funeral.
  48. power
    Unlike Most of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Actually Pay Her Interns“Very few members of Congress actually pay their interns. We will be one of them.”
  49. real estate
    How to Buy a House and Not Go InsaneSorry, we can’t all rent forever.
  50. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Eva Chen, Head of Fashion Partnerships at InstagramThe social-media wizard on mom jeans, dad sneakers, and drinking six cups of green tea a day.
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