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  1. what we know
    Texas Officials Acknowledge Botched Police Response to School ShootingThe local police chief in charge delayed confronting the gunman — while kids trapped inside the classroom repeatedly called 911 asking for help.
  2. pivot
    Why Elon Musk Might Still Walk Away From the Twitter DealPay attention to Tesla’s falling stock price.
  3. pivot
    How Elon Musk Could Be Disastrous for TwitterHe is undoubtedly innovative, but he might help push the site in a (more) extremist direction.
  4. yachts rocked
    America Seizes a YachtHere’s all the boats taken from Russia’s wealthy elite.
  5. pivot
    Who Could Benefit From a Snarled Chinese Supply Chain?COVID lockdowns have again exposed the problem with relying on distant countries for parts.
  6. pivot
    Meta’s Virtual-Reality Arm Is a ‘Flaming Bag of Sh*t’The company is running into several problems at once, as evidenced by its plummeting stock price.
  7. new york city
    What We Know About the Shooting of Two NYPD Officers in HarlemOfficer Jason Rivera, 22, was shot and killed in the line of duty in Harlem on Friday. Officer Wilbert Mora, 27, remains in critical condition.
  8. disaster
    What We Know About the Deadly Bronx Apartment-Building FireDoors that did not self-close as they were supposed to appear to have played a primary role in allowing thick smoke to fill the building.
  9. year in review
    New York’s 20 Most-Read Stories in 2021The articles our readers were most deeply engaged with this year.
  10. year in review
    Intelligencer’s 20 Most-Read Stories in 2021The stories our readers spent the most time with this year.
  11. covid-19
    What We Know About Omicron in New YorkThe city and state continue to put up eye-popping case numbers.
  12. covid-19
    What We Do and Don’t Know About the Omicron VariantThe variant is now the most common strain in the U.S. and appears well on its way to becoming dominant worldwide.
  13. pivot
    Will China Really Face a Corporate Reckoning in 2022?Scott Galloway and Kara Swisher are skeptical that much will change in big business’s relationship to an increasingly authoritarian state.
  14. crime
    Deadly Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas-Parade Tragedy: What We KnowA driver faces murder charges after killing six people and injuring over 60 while fleeing a domestic dispute.
  15. pivot
    The Reasoning Behind That Elon Musk Twitter PollThe Tesla CEO may have had an ulterior motive here.
  16. new york city
    NYC Vaccine Mandate: 9,000 City Workers Put on Unpaid LeaveAnother 12,000 unvaccinated city employees have applied for exemptions to the mandate. 18 FDNY companies are out of service amid an alleged sick-out.
  17. pivot
    Why Zuckerberg’s Days As CEO May Be NumberedAs damning information about the company keeps trickling out, something has to give.
  18. pivot
    Facebook May Be Mendacious, But It’s Not StupidA company name change could serve Mark Zuckerberg’s interests well.
  19. pivot
    Why This Facebook Scandal Might, Might Just Be DifferentThe company may have pissed off the wrong group of people this time around.
  20. pivot
    Apple’s Supposed Loss in Court Was Actually a WinThe price Tim Cook & Co. will have to pay in their battle against Epic Games is just not very significant.
  21. extreme weather
    Ida Death Toll Rises to 45 in New York AreaPresident Biden has approved federal aid for multiple affected counties in New York and New Jersey.
  22. hurricane ida
    Some Power Restored in New Orleans: UpdatesOutages remain widespread, and Governor John Bel Edwards told those who evacuated not to “come home before.”
  23. afghanistan
    U.S. Completes Withdrawal From Afghanistan: UpdatesHours after CENTCOM confirmed that the last troops flew out of Kabul on Monday, Antony Blinken said “under 200” Americans remain in Afghanistan.
  24. pivot
    Will Twitter Boot the Taliban?With extremists taking control of Afghanistan, big tech faces a familiar quandary.
  25. liveblog
    Biden Won’t Acknowledge Any Afghanistan Mistakes: UpdatesIn an ABC interview, the president wouldn’t concede that anything could have gone better on the ground.
  26. pivot
    More Businesses Need to Mandate Vaccines for WorkersThis is no time for caution from corporate America.
  27. tokyo olympics
    The Olympics’ COVID Problem Is GrowingThe games are opening today, as more and more athletes test positive for the virus and cases in Tokyo rise.
  28. sports
    Washington Nationals Game Descends Into Chaos After Shooting OutsideThree people were shot on Saturday night, including a bystander attending the game, after people in two cars exchanged gunfire outside the ballpark.
  29. pivot
    Why Space Tourism Will Fall FlatIt’s getting a lot of buzz, but the appeal already seems limited.
  30. miami building collapse
    Search Resumes at Demolished Surfside Condo Building: Updates, VideoRescue operations have officially ended, but recovery efforts continue.
  31. pivot
    The Internet Emerged Stronger Than Ever From the PandemicIt was one element of American infrastructure that worked very well.
  32. liveblog
    Eric Adams Declares Victory in Mayoral Primary: UpdatesHe narrowly defeated Kathryn Garcia after absentee ballots were finally counted.
  33. pivot
    The Fight to Rein In Facebook Is Going to Be a Slow GrindA major loss in court was a reminder of how steep the climb really is.
  34. gallery
    Views From the Heat-Scorched Pacific NorthwestThe region is enduring a record-obliterating heat wave.
  35. miami building collapse
    Surfside Condo Collapse: What We KnowThe search for survivors continues, but none have been found since Thursday morning.
  36. pivot
    American Airlines Shouldn’t Have Been Bailed OutDespite getting billions in loans, the company furloughed thousands and is now contending with a worker shortage.
  37. pivot
    Why the CEO-Worker Pay Gap Is Wider Than EverA clubby corporate atmosphere is a major contributing cause.
  38. pivot
    The Global Minimum Tax Is a Great StartMaking companies pay more of their share is a big deal and a prime example of U.S.-Europe cooperation.
  39. pivot
    Why Subscriptions May Be the Wave of the FutureIn an increasingly privacy-focused world, paying a premium may look more attractive.
  40. pivot
    The SPAC OvercorrectionA recently hot Wall Street trend is now suddenly out of fashion. But it still has its uses.
  41. pivot
    AT&T’s Deal With Discovery Was Done Out of WeaknessThe sudden, expensive transaction is an admission that the company’s previous purchase of Time Warner was a disaster.
  42. elon musk
    Hosting SNL Was a Huge Win for Elon MuskThe polarizing CEO managed to soften his image, and seemed to have a good time doing it.
  43. pivot
    Verizon’s Media Business Never Made Any SenseMaybe AOL and Yahoo’s new buyer will know what to do with them.
  44. pivot
    Will Apple’s Strike Against Facebook Really Do Much Damage?New iPhone privacy controls may threaten Mark Zuckerberg’s business, but customer inertia is a powerful thing.
  45. pivot
    What Netflix’s Bad Quarter MeansThe company is facing production delays and much more competition, but betting against it has usually been unwise.
  46. derek chauvin trial
    Chauvin Found Guilty On All Counts: Live UpdatesThe former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd is now a convicted murderer.
  47. police shootings
    Video Shows Chicago Police Shooting and Killing 13-Year-Old With His Hands UpThe Chicago agency investigating police shootings released the graphic footage of an officer shooting Adam Toledo, whose hands were raised.
  48. pivot
    Why Molecules Are the New MicrochipsWalter Isaacson on the tremendous upsides (and potential tremendous downsides) of the gene-editing revolution.
  49. politics
    Slain Capitol Police Officer to Lie in Honor at U.S. CapitolWilliam Evans, an 18-year veteran of the Capitol Police, was killed in a vehicle attack outside the Capitol on Friday.
  50. pivot
    Why Facebook Is the Most Vulnerable of the Tech GiantsIt’s sitting pretty right now, but faces structural problems its rivals don’t.
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