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Amanda Arnold

Writer, The Cut

  1. power
    Ivanka and Jared Don’t Let Just Anyone Use Their ToiletsThey apparently forced their Secret Service detail to go to extraordinary lengths to heed nature’s call.
  2. capitol insurrection
    AOC: ‘I Thought I Was Going to Die’ During the Capitol RiotsAnd Ayanna Pressley’s chief of staff says all the panic buttons in Pressley’s office were ripped out.
  3. what now?
    Will Right-Wing Violence Erupt on Inauguration Day?We asked a professor who studies how the far-right uses online platforms what to expect.
  4. books
    Guess What the New Sally Rooney Book Is AboutFirst hint: It’s in Ireland.
  5. crime
    A Manatee Was Found With ‘Trump’ Scraped Into Its BackAuthorities are investigating the disfigurement, which is illegal under state and federal laws.
  6. celebrity couples
    Michael B. Jordan and Lori Harvey Confirm What We All KnewThey have now entered the “Instagram official” phase of their relationship.
  7. crime
    A Black Woman Was Assaulted by a Mob of Trump SupportersThe Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the violent attack as a hate crime.
  8. capitol riot
    5 People Are Dead Following Violent Siege at U.S. CapitolOne woman was fatally shot, and three others suffered medical emergencies. A police officer has also been reported dead.
  9. what now?
    What Would Happen if the 25th Amendment Were Invoked?A political-process scholar explains.
  10. culture
    Sorry, Denmark Launched a Kids’ Show About a Man With a Huge What Now?Apparently, the central character’s massive schlong is capable of accomplishing impressive feats.
  11. capitol insurrection
    Surreal, Terrifying Photos of the Capitol Under SiegeA violent mob of Trump supporters wreaked havoc inside the U.S. Capitol.
  12. politics
    Raphael Warnock Made History“The 82-year-old hands that used to pick somebody else’s cotton went to the polls and picked her youngest son to be a United States senator.”
  13. celebrity
    Mr. Bean, Are You Okay???In a recent interview, Mr. Bean opened up about how “stressful and exhausting” it is to be Mr. Bean.
  14. power
    Alexander Wang Denies ‘Atrocious’ Sexual Assault AllegationsIn a statement to the New York Times, he decried the accusations as “baseless and grotesquely false.”
  15. racism
    A Woman Falsely Accused a Black Teenager of Stealing Her PhoneHere’s everything we know about the incident involving “Soho Karen,” which is under investigation by the NYPD and the Manhattan DA.
  16. abortion rights
    At Last, Argentina Has Legalized Abortion“Never again will there be a woman killed in a clandestine abortion,” the author of the law told reporters through tears after the vote.
  17. celebrity
    Hilaria/Hillary Attempts to Explain HerselfIn a wild new interview with the New York Times, Hilaria Baldwin yet again claims she’s not guilty of misrepresenting her cultural heritage.
  18. celebrity babies
    We Have Yet Another Surprise Celebrity BabyApparently, Constance Wu had a baby girl — over the summer.
  19. crime
    Lori Loughlin Is Headed Home From Prison AlreadyThe actress has reportedly been released from federal prison after serving nearly two months for her involvement in the college admissions scandal.
  20. media
    The Martin Shkreli Romance Saga Is Already Wrapping UpFor two days, the story of a journalist who threw it all away for Martin Shkreli captivated the internet. Now she says she’s ready to date other guys.
  21. astrology
    The Most Powerful Astrological Day of the Year Is HereOn December 21, Jupiter and Saturn will have a “Great Conjunction.” Astrologers say this will impact basically everything for the next 20 years.
  22. celebrity
    Ariana Grande Got Engaged to Her Real-Estate BoyfriendShe posted photos of her engagement ring to Instagram, alongside the caption, “Forever n then some.”
  23. power
    So Melania and Ivanka Really Don’t Like Each Other, HuhAccording to Melania’s former best friend, Ivanka “impinged on Melania’s duties while overstepping her rank and boundaries.”
  24. media
    What’s Going on With This Whole Caliphate Mess?Unpacking what happened with the New York Times’ beloved — and now, partially debunked — ISIS podcast.
  25. crime
    What We Know About the Plot to Kidnap Gretchen WhitmerSix men have now been indicted on federal kidnapping conspiracy charges.
  26. the epstein case
    What We Know About Jean-Luc Brunel, One of the Men Closest to EpsteinThe French modeling agent, who’s been accused of trafficking underage girls to Epstein, was arrested on Wednesday.
  27. science
    The ‘Ugliest Orchid in the World’ Doesn’t Need Your ApprovalThe new flower, discovered in the forests of Madagascar, might not be described as a looker, but she brings so much more to the ecosystem.
  28. how i’ll get it done
    How Representative Katie Porter Will Get It DoneThe California representative on how she prepares for hearings, her signature whiteboard, and what Congress needs to prioritize in January.
  29. celebrity
    Is Lana del Rey Really Engaged to Some Guy?Apparently, she’s been dating someone named Clayton Johnson, and they are now engaged to be wed.
  30. public health
    Brace Yourselves, Winter Is ComingA powerful nor’easter is due to arrive tomorrow, ahead of the dark winter public-health experts have warned about.
  31. crime
    Japan’s ‘Twitter Killer’ Has Been Sentenced to DeathTakahiro Shiraishi had confessed to killing nine people, including eight women he had stalked on social media.
  32. health
    The First COVID-19 Vaccines Are Going Out TodayPfizer is sending out 2.9 million doses this week.
  33. coronavirus
    The U.S. Has Recorded More Than 16 Million COVID CasesWith a coronavirus vaccine newly approved, the nation approaches 300,000 deaths.
  34. power
    Natalie Portman on the Horror of Being ‘Sexualized as a Child’She told the Armchair Expert podcast host Dax Shepard that some of her early roles “took away from my sexuality.”
  35. hell year in review
    The Moon Had a Very Exciting Year“Baby witches” tried to hex her, and she was revealed to be a wet-ass planet, among other things.
  36. culture
    Please, Give Us the Bad Sex WritingWe are disappointed to learn that the Bad Sex in Fiction Award has been canceled this year.
  37. culture
    This Is the Only Part of the Olivia Jade Interview That’s Worth WatchingThe most interesting part of the episode came before Olivia Jade even sat down at the table.
  38. power
    Florida Continues to Target a Top COVID-19 Data ScientistUnraveling the state’s case against Rebekah Jones, who says she was fired for refusing to manipulate coronavirus data.
  39. holiday season
    So, KFC Made a Sensual Holiday ‘Movie’A Recipe for Seduction stars Mario Lopez as Colonel Harland Sanders.
  40. celebrity couples
    Show Me a Better Fairy-Tale EndingPumpkin and Harris (both otters) were heartbroken after the deaths of their partners. Then their sanctuaries had them try online dating.
  41. sexual harassment
    ‘I’ll Take Your Mask Off and Stick My Tongue Down Your Throat’Sexual harassment has long plagued the restaurant industry. Amid the pandemic, workers say it’s gotten even worse.
  42. politics
    Will We Ever Be Rid of Her?Ivanka Trump’s friends and former acquaintances expect her to run for office.
  43. coronavirus
    The CDC Has Relaxed Its Quarantine GuidelinesPublic-health experts believe that a shorter period will improve overall compliance.
  44. coronavirus
    A Nurse Bragged About Flouting COVID-19 Guidelines on TikTokAfter boasting in a video that she doesn’t wear a mask and still travels freely, the Oregon nurse has been placed on administrative leave.
  45. new york city
    Imagine Risking it All for a Party by Penn StationOver the weekend, nearly 400 people were caught reveling at an illicit party in Midtown.
  46. power
    Ivanka Probably Isn’t Welcome Back in New York City“Everyone with self-respect, a career, morals, respect for democracy … will steer clear.”
  47. media
    Future Robot Overlord Pens Surprisingly Tender ‘Modern Love’The New York Times challenged AI to write for its romance column, and the results were, well, unexpected.
  48. aliens
    Looks Like the Aliens Dropped SomethingA helicopter pilot has found a mysterious metal structure in the wilderness of Utah.
  49. politics
    Oh My God, Is He Melting?Something strange happened during Rudy Giuliani’s press conference today.
  50. germs
    Well, at Least We’re Less Disgusting NowThe coronavirus has certainly changed our hygiene habits for the better.
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