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  1. deciem drama
    The Drama That Took Down Deciem, The Year’s Hottest Beauty BrandIn January, CEO Brandon Truaxe started drama on Instagram — and then didn’t stop.
  2. the national interest
    Two Cheers for Socialism: Why Liberals Need Enemies on the LeftI, for one, welcome our new left-wing overlords.
  3. exclusive
    Obama Had a Secret Plan in Case Trump Rejected 2016 Election ResultsDisclosed exclusively to Intelligencer by two former aides, it involved ex-presidents and senior GOP figures.
  4. business
    American Airlines Wants to Be Nice But Doesn’t Know HowHow much are warm fuzzy feelings from customers worth? Perhaps not as much as American is spending to try to elicit them.
  5. supreme court
    On the Morning Kavanaugh Took the Bench, One Moment Stood OutInside the Supreme Court, there were a lot of interesting, if subtle, dynamics at play as the new justice was seated.
  6. the national interest
    Trump’s Op-ed Accidentally Points Out He Broke His Health Care PromiseTrump writes, “I promised that we would protect coverage for patients with pre-existing conditions,” links to article noting he failed.
  7. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Cobble HillNotable Ethiopian, Yemeni, Spanish, and Japanese cuisine, as well as several serious cocktail and wine bars with equally ambitious food programs.
  8. life after warming
    UN Says Climate Genocide Is Coming. It’s Actually Worse Than That.The real meaning of the IPCC report isn’t “climate change is worse than you think.” We knew that. It’s “you now have permission to freak out.”
  9. just asking questions
    This Is Nikki Haley’s Last Interview Before Her Resignation. Read It for Clues.Read it for clues.
  10. the national interest
    While Mueller Stays Quiet, Suspicious Trump–Russia Clues Keep Popping UpSeveral wild Trump–Russia stories have popped up while Mueller’s gone quiet and we were distracted with Kavanaugh.
  11. restaurant review
    Fanciful Wood-Fired Mexican Is the Name of the Game at Greenpoint’s OxomocoThe cooking is trendy, crowd-pleasing, and accomplished.
  12. the national interest
    Trump Says Brett Kavanaugh Was ‘Proven Innocent.’ He Wasn’t.Indelible is the sound of laughter.
  13. climate change
    U.N. Climate Report: ‘Unprecedented Changes’ Needed to Avert CatastropheAvoiding disaster will require changes with “no documented historic precedent.”
  14. supreme court
    Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Shreds the Pretense of an Apolitical Supreme CourtThe brute ascension of Justice Kavanaugh throws a wrecking ball at any remaining illusion that the Court is the only nonpartisan branch of government.
  15. politics
    McConnell Says Outrage Will ‘Blow Over’ and GOP Takeover of Courts Will ContinueThe Senate Majority leader has been enjoying his Kavanaugh confirmation victory lap, and says more conservative court stacking is on the way.
  16. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavananugh: Maybe I Was ‘Too Emotional’ in Senate TestimonyThe Supreme Court nominee pushed back against claims that he lacks a judicial temperament in a Wall Street Journal op-ed.
  17. the national interest
    Republicans Defend and Cover Up Trump’s Tax FraudRepublicans in Congress justify their cover-up of the president’s seemingly illegal activities.
  18. the national interest
    Republicans Have Decided to Ignore All of Brett Kavanaugh’s LiesLies about his drinking and treatment of girls does not make them suspect his other claims about drinking and treatment of girls.
  19. the national interest
    Here Is Every Trump Administration ‘Response’ to the Report Trump Is a CrookAn index of sputtering non-denial denials.
  20. the national interest
    The New York Times Proves President Trump Is a CrookThe art of the steal.
  21. the national interest
    Texts May Contradict Kavanaugh Testimony About When He Heard Ramirez AllegationAnother Kavanaugh claim to the Senate appears to have been false.
  22. trade
    With New NAFTA Deal, Trump Avoids Disaster But Falls Short on Big Trade PromisesCanada has signed on to a deal that shores up and modernizes the existing trade system, but fails to address major issues that animated Trump voters.
  23. the national interest
    Trump to Female Reporter: ‘I Know You’re Not Thinking. You Never Do.’President may be jealous that somebody else is becoming the symbol of right-wing misogyny.
  24. the national interest
    Brett Kavanaugh’s Lies Are Catching Up With HimThe Trump administration authorizes the FBI to interview anybody it wants in its Kavanaugh investigation. He’s in trouble.
  25. law
    David Boies Is a Longtime Liberal Hero. Did He Also Enable Harvey Weinstein?Was David Boies just doing right by Harvey Weinstein? Or did he cross an ethical line?
  26. the kavanaugh hearings
    GOP: We Need More Evidence to Judge Ford’s Claims. Please Don’t Give Us Any.Senate Republicans’ arguments for why the FBI does not need to investigate allegations against Kavanaugh collapse under scrutiny.
  27. the kavanaugh hearings
    Why Brett Kavanaugh’s Hearings Convinced Me That He’s GuiltyKavanaugh’s many lies about small questions mean he’s probably lying about the big question.
  28. the kavanaugh hearings
    Senate Dems Deftly Highlighted GOP Insensitivity Toward Christine Blasey FordFeinstein set the hearing’s tone by noting the historic mishandling of sexual-assault claims, while GOP senators looked feckless and uncomfortable.
  29. 2018 midterms
    Is Trump Preparing to Blame GOP Midterm Losses on Chinese Meddling?Trump accused China of seeking to help Democrats in November as retaliation for his trade policies. It’s possible, but he offered no real evidence.
  30. the national interest
    Julie Swetnick’s Allegations Likely to Finish Off Brett KavanaughThe odds that all these women are lying about Kavanaugh are not high.
  31. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in the Meatpacking DistrictExcellent Chinese, terrific tapas, and the city’s oldest steakhouse.
  32. the national interest
    Senator Dick Durbin Wishes Trump Could Appoint Even More JudgesDemocrats believe things would be better if they had allowed Republicans to keep more judicial vacancies for Trump to fill.
  33. the u.g. digest
    The Underground Gourmet Digest: The Best New Things to Eat Right Now, RankedPork buns, pastrami sandwiches, and over-the-top oatmeal.
  34. the national interest
    Guess Who’s Blocking ‘Due Process’ for Brett Kavanaugh?Mitch McConnell is demanding a speedy hearing without an FBI investigation or testimony from the chief witness.
  35. restaurant review
    Atomix Redeems the Often Stale Chef’s-Counter Tasting MenuWith Korean flavors and seasonal flair, Junghyun Park’s elaborate venture is clearly designed as a lofty, ambitious bookend to his Atoboy operation.
  36. the national interest
    Ted Cruz Attacks Beto O’Rourke for Denouncing Police Murder in a Black ChurchTed Cruz either approves of police execution or thinks campaigning in black churches is scary.
  37. the grub street diet
    Actress Greta Lee Has Shabu-shabu on the Mind“I decided to chill out and not jury-rig a DIY hot pot.”
  38. the kavanaugh hearings
    Kavanaugh Backer Offers Bonkers Theory: Ford Was Assaulted by His Doppelg¨¨angerEd Whelan tweeted out the results of his online sleuthing, but rather than clearing Kavanaugh, he showed why a real investigation is necessary.
  39. the national interest
    The Trump Tax Cuts Did One Thing: Give Rich People More MoneyThe economy hasn’t changed much. What’s changed is that business owners have a bigger piece of it.
  40. the kavanaugh hearings
    Republicans Regain Confidence in Fight to Confirm KavanaughRepublicans who initially stood up for Ford appear to have accepted their colleagues’ argument that she deserves a speedy hearing, but no FBI probe.
  41. the national circus
    Frank Rich: A Moment of Truth for Brett Kavanaugh?Given the threats she’s braving, it is hard to blame Christine Blasey Ford if she elects not to testify in Washington on Monday. But I hope she does.
  42. best of new york
    The Absolute Best Restaurants in Park SlopeSquid-ink crackers with mackerel pâté, affordable omakase, and great bagels.
  43. profile
    Cory Booker Wants to Give You a Hug, and Be Your Next PresidentHe’s ready to run the most optimistic, earnest, emotionally present campaign in history — and is betting that’s what Trump’s America is ready for.
  44. supreme court
    GOP Rejects Kavanaugh Accuser’s Call for FBI Probe After Saying They Want FactsSenator Grassley said he’ll limit testimony to Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, and quickly rejected her request for a full investigation.
  45. 2018 midterms
    Republican Memo Admits Voters Oppose Republican PoliciesRepublicans quietly acknowledge that the American public doesn’t like their agenda.
  46. russia probe
    Trump Declassifies Russia Probe Documents in Latest Attempt to Undermine MuellerIn an unprecedented move, Trump ordered the release of some material from an ongoing probe over the objections of intelligence officials.
  47. economy
    As Chinese Learn to Cope With Trump’s Trade War, Americans Are Still Set to LoseTrump’s belligerent, zero-sum trade policies will ultimately hurt American consumers and are already driving other countries to work around us.
  48. the national interest
    Republicans: Christine Ford Won’t Have Guts to Testify on Kavanaugh. (She Does.)“This gambit basically bets that she will decline, and Republicans can then say that they tried to investigate further.” On to plan B!
  49. supreme court
    3 GOP Senators Open to Delaying Kavanaugh Vote Over Sexual Assault ClaimFlake and Corker said senators must learn about the attempted rape allegation before voting, and Murkowski said they “might” need to delay.
  50. the national interest
    Why Brett Kavanaugh Might Lose Supreme Court Seat Over Sexual-Assault AllegationA done deal is suddenly looking undone.
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