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  1. power
    Yes, Activists Are Serious About Defunding the PoliceA new bill, created by the Movement for Black Lives, calls for a “time-bound plan” to close all federal prisons and divest from policing.
  2. coronavirus
    When Will Schools Reopen?Everything we know about when it will be safe for schools to resume in-person classes — and what it will look like when they do.
  3. crime
    Phoenix Police Shot and Killed a Man Sitting in a Parked CarProtests have erupted after the shooting death of James Garcia, who was parked in his friend’s driveway when officers surrounded him with guns drawn.
  4. crime
    A Black Man Says He Was the Victim of an ‘Attempted Lynching’Vauhxx Booker says he was attacked by a group of white men who threatened to “get a noose.”
  5. ask a boss
    ‘My Stressful Job Is Giving Me Panic Attacks, But I Feel Guilty Leaving’If you wait for an easy time to go, you could be waiting years.
  6. many mouths to feed
    The Secondhand Refrigerators Feeding New YorkersCommunity fridges across the city are fighting food insecurity, reducing waste, and uniting neighbors.
  7. the epstein case
    Prince Andrew Reportedly Too ‘Nervous’ to VacationSources say he is growing increasingly anxious in the wake of Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest.
  8. coronavirus
    What Will College Be Like in the Fall?Most universities say they plan to resume in-person classes, but life on campus will be a lot different.
  9. power
    Amy Cooper Charged With Filing a False Police ReportAfter she called 911 and falsely claimed that a Black bird-watcher was threatening her life in Central Park.
  10. vandalism
    Frederick Douglass Statue Vandalized Over July 4th WeekendThe statue was torn down from its base in a Rochester park and found near the edge of a gorge.
  11. climate crisis
    The Arctic Is On Fire, and We Should all Be Terrified“We always expected the Arctic to change faster than the rest of the globe. But I don’t think anyone expected the changes to happen this fast.”
  12. power
    Breonna Taylor Was Shot and Killed by Police in Her Own HomeYet none of the officers involved in her killing have been arrested, and only one has been fired.
  13. vanessa guillen
    What We Know About the Disappearance of Vanessa GuillenGuillen’s body has been identified, more than two months after the 20-year-old soldier disappeared from the Fort Hood Army base in Texas.
  14. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Writer and Activist Raquel Willis“I want to be someone holding the door open for the next person that comes through.”
  15. crime
    Protester Dies After Car Plows Into Peaceful Seattle MarchSummer Taylor, 24, died in the hospital on Saturday. Diaz Love, who was also hit, remains in critical condition.
  16. the epstein case
    Everything We Know About Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s Alleged MadamShe has been arrested on charges related to Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex-trafficking ring, but allegations about her have swirled for years.
  17. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainThe 23-year-old died last year after police brutally detained him while he was walking home from a convenience store.
  18. protests
    How to Support the Struggle Against Police BrutalityOrganizations to donate to, and other actions to take to help demand justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other victims of police violence.
  19. the epstein case
    Ghislaine Maxwell Has Finally Been ArrestedShe’s accused of trafficking and abusing dozens of underage girls alongside Jeffrey Epstein.
  20. work
    5 Vulnerable Workers on the Anxiety of Returning to the Office“They basically have the power of life or death over me right now.”
  21. my two cents
    ‘I’m Sick of Living With My Boyfriend’s Parents to Save Money’You have to separate your financial quandary from your relationship quandary.
  22. power
    HUD Proposal Cuts Protections for Unhoused Trans PeopleIt would allow federally funded, same-sex homeless shelters to make admission determinations based on biological sex.
  23. animals
    Hundreds of Elephants Are Dying, and No One Knows Why“This is a mass die-off on a level that hasn’t been seen in a very, very long time.”
  24. protests
    What’s Going on in CHOP, the Seattle Occupied Protest Zone?On July 1, police moved to clear out the occupied zone after Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan declared it an “unlawful assembly.”
  25. crime
    Everything We Know About the Deeply Suspicious ‘Doomsday Couple’Months after two Idaho children were reported missing, police have confirmed they’ve been found dead.
  26. whelp
    Don Jr. Attended a Maskless Mansion Party, NaturallyThe president’s son and his girlfriend were spotted at a packed Hampton’s party, where basically no one wore a mask for safety.
  27. power
    The Protests Aren’t Stopping Anytime SoonOne month into the nationwide uprising against police brutality, protesters have taken over City Hall Park in Manhattan to make their demands heard.
  28. police brutality
    Is Ketamine the New Police Weapon Against Black Lives?Elijah McClain was injected with the drug, even though he was already handcuffed and helpless.
  29. ask a boss
    ‘My Manager’s Venting Is Stressing Me Out’He is asking for emotional labor from you that he doesn’t have the right to expect.
  30. crime
    Everything We Know About the Killing of George FloydAll four officers involved in Floyd’s death have now been charged.
  31. wealth
    A Story Made Up Entirely of VillainsLori Loughlin and Mossimo Giannulli’s guilty plea in the college cheating scandal sparked a dramatic rift within their country club’s ranks.
  32. crime
    Golden State Killer to Plead Guilty to 13 MurdersJoseph DeAngelo, a former police officer who terrorized California in the 1970s and ’80s, faces life in prison without parole.
  33. location tbd
    Oh Great, More Mystery FireworksFor some reason the City of New York thinks residents would like to be treated to random, unpredictable, state-sponsored blasts.
  34. police brutality
    Cops in Riot Gear Stormed a Violin Vigil for Elijah McClainProtesters say police in Aurora, Colorado, dispersed a peaceful memorial for McClain using tear gas, pepper spray, and force.
  35. reproductive rights
    The Supreme Court Just Ruled to Protect Abortion RightsIt’s a big deal, and a huge relief for reproductive rights groups.
  36. trans rights
    What Really Happened to Layleen Polanco?Polanco, a trans woman, died in solitary confinement at Rikers last year. Now, damning details about her death have emerged.
  37. police killings
    Another Nightmarish Video of a Death in Police CustodyNewly released footage shows Tuscon police pinning down Carlos Ingram-Lopez for 12 minutes while he yells “I can’t breathe.”
  38. crime
    A Black Teen Says Four White Men Lit Her Face on FireThe attack is being investigated as a hate crime.
  39. my two cents
    ‘I Lost My Job, and My Debt Is Spiraling Out of Control’Start looking for new work. Pretty much anything will be better than trying to live off of $250 a week in New York.
  40. weather
    What Is This About a ‘Godzilla’ Dust Cloud?As a massive dust cloud from the Sahara sweeps over the Gulf Coast, experts worry about how it could affect those suffering from COVID-19.
  41. explainer
    What Is Qualified Immunity?A look at the legal doctrine that makes it nearly impossible to bring lawsuits against police officers.
  42. the bigger picture
    Taking Back the LensA collective bolstering visibility in photography invites you to “See in Black.”
  43. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Ahmaud ArberyArbery was out for a jog when Gregory and Travis McMichael chased him down in a truck, armed with guns. They’ve now been indicted on murder charges.
  44. waves
    Don’t Call Her a FlukeAOC handily won her primary — and a wave of candidates inspired by her run are poised to win big, too.
  45. power
    Is It Dangerous to Post Pictures of Protesters’ Faces?As images from protests circulate online, some fear that individuals will become targets.
  46. power
    Jamaal Bowman’s Campaign Is More Than ExcitingHe’s a progressive outsider taking on a 73-year-old incumbent — and he could win. But no matter what happens, it feels like something’s shifted.
  47. crime
    Porn Actor Ron Jeremy Charged With Raping 3 WomenHe faces a slew of abuse charges, including forcible rape and sexual battery.
  48. portfolio
    Solidarity at SeaRockaway surfers unite for Black Lives Matter.
  49. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Knows I’m Trying to Leave and Won’t Stop Asking About It’He didn’t need to know you were job searching at all!
  50. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Representative Ilhan Omar“I believe if you want to make change, we have to be as bold as we can.”
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