1. crime
    Pulmonologist: George Floyd Died from ‘Low Level of Oxygen’While Derek Chauvin’s team has highlighted Floyd’s health issues, Dr. Martin Tobin said a healthy person “would have died” in the same circumstances.
  2. new york
    Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal in New YorkCuomo signed the bill into law on Wednesday, making New York the 15th state in the U.S. to legalize recreational marijuana.
  3. scandals
    Current Aide Accuses Cuomo of Sexual HarassmentAlyssa McGrath claims that Cuomo commented on her appearance, looked down her shirt, and made demeaning remarks to her and other female employees.
  4. biden inauguration
    Everything We Know About Joe Biden’s InaugurationBiden’s inauguration was already set to look drastically different due to COVID, and after the Capitol riot, security concerns have skyrocketed.
  5. capitol riot
    READ: Zuckerberg Says Facebook Will Block Trump ‘Indefinitely’“We believe the risks of allowing the president to continue to use our service during this period are simply too great,” Zuckerberg said.
  6. that happened
    The Time Trump Told Boy Scouts About Sexy Yacht PartiesThe president’s address to the Boy Scout Jamboree featured attacks on enemies and underlings, as well as risqué tales of his own greatness.
  7. this is normal
    Biden Names First Cabinet Picks, None of Whom Want to Destroy World OrderA brief update on President-elect Joe Biden and his confoundingly conventional daily activities.
  8. 2020 elections
    Watch: New York City Erupts in Celebration After Race Is Called for BidenNew Yorkers honked horns, banged pots and pans out of apartment windows, and flooded into the streets to mark the end of Trump’s presidency.
  9. vision 2020
    What We Know About the Final Trump-Biden Debate: Time & How to WatchA brief guide to watching the final presidential debate, plus the latest batch of controversies.
  10. the emperor’s new props
    13 Times President Trump Had the Best, Most Beautiful PropsFrom giant stacks of blank paper to Sharpie-scrawled notes on a scandal, no one shows off dubious documents and diagrams like our commander-in-chief.
  11. politics
    Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearing: Day 2 HighlightsBarrett faces questioning from senators on day two of her confirmation hearings, which comes just 21 days before Election Day.
  12. politics
    Trump May Return to Campaign Trail Next Week: Live UpdatesIt is not clear whether the president is still receiving steroid treatment, and other mysteries remain.
  13. intelligencer chats
    Biden Emerges From a Train Wreck Mostly UnscathedThe Democratic nominee wasn’t always sharp on Tuesday night, but he probably did what he needed to do against an especially unhinged Trump.
  14. supreme court
    Trump Nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court: UpdatesBarrett celebrated Justices Scalia and Ginsburg in her speech accepting the nomination, but made it clear she would follow Scalia’s example.
  15. police brutality
    In Bizarre Interview, Trump Says Biden Is Controlled by People in ‘Dark Shadows’Trump’s description of left-wing forces supposedly terrorizing the U.S. was so odd that Laura Ingraham noted, “That sounds like a conspiracy theory.“
  16. republican national convention
    Republican Convention Schedule: Who’s Speaking and How to WatchTom Cotton, Mitch McConnell, and Rudy Giuliani are set to speak on Thursday night ahead of President Trump’s acceptance speech.
  17. vision 2020
    Democratic National Convention Schedule: Who’s Speaking and How to WatchThe DNC concludes tonight with Biden’s acceptance speech, plus remarks from primary challengers Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, and Michael Bloomberg.
  18. george floyd protests
    Buffalo Police Suspended for Shoving Elderly Protester to the GroundVideo shows the man lying motionless on the pavement and bleeding from the ear as several officers walk by. He is in “stable but serious” condition.
  19. george floyd protests
    De Blasio: I Have Not Seen Videos of NYPD Attacking ProtestersThe mayor praised the NYPD for showing “restraint” at protests, despite viral clips to the contrary. He was later booed at a George Floyd memorial.
  20. feuds
    Watch Rudy Giuliani and Piers Morgan Argue Over Whose Fall Was More PatheticStop fighting, you’re both right!
  21. george floyd
    Over 10,000 Americans Have Been Arrested at George Floyd Protests: Live UpdatesOn Wednesday night, New York police cracked down on peaceful protesters who had defied the citywide curfew.
  22. george floyd
    CNN Crew Arrested on Live TV During Minneapolis ProtestMinnesota State Police arrested CNN’s Omar Jimenez and his camera crew as they reported on the protests over George Floyd’s death in police custody.
  23. trump impeachment
    Trump Impeachment Hearing Schedule: What’s Next?The Trump impeachment proceedings have finally moved to the Senate. The trial is set to start next week, following today’s procedural moves.
  24. democratic debates
    How to Watch the Democratic Debate TonightEverything you need to know about the debate in Des Moines, Iowa: which six candidates made the cut, how to tune in, and where to stream it.
  25. trump impeachment
    House Debates Trump Impeachment: TimelineSix hours of floor debate were followed by the successful vote to impeach President Trump on counts of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
  26. impeachment
    Do the Impeachment Hearings Need to Be Entertaining?Intelligencer staffers discuss the backlash to the idea that Democrats are failing if they don’t turn the show on Capitol Hill into a thrill-fest.
  27. impeachment
    Will Public Impeachment Hearings Change Anything?Intelligencer staffers discuss what to expect as the big show gets started this week.
  28. intelligencer chats
    Where Did Beto Go Wrong?Intelligencer staffers discuss what derailed the Texan’s once-promising campaign.
  29. obits
    Rep. Elijah Cummings, Democratic Leader Who Investigated Trump, Dies at 68The Baltimore Democrat, a passionate advocate for civil rights, became a foil to Trump, helming multiple investigations into his administration.
  30. impeachment
    Are We on the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis?Intelligencer staffers discuss the high-stakes next moves in the impeachment fight.
  31. impeachment
    Is There Any Chance the GOP Is About to Turn on Trump?Intelligencer staffers discuss whether the president has all that much to fear from Republican lawmakers as he braces for impeachment.
  32. trump-ukraine scandal
    Everything We Know About Trump’s Ukraine Whistle-blower ScandalThe declassified whistle-blower complaint has been made public. It describes White House efforts to cover up what Trump said during the Ukraine call.
  33. scandals
    Trump Told Russian Officials He Didn’t Care About 2016 Election Meddling: ReportDuring his infamous 2017 Oval Office meeting with Lavrov and Kislyak, Trump reportedly said he was unconcerned about Moscow’s election interference.
  34. vision 2020
    Bill de Blasio Drops Out of 2020 RaceNew York’s mayor added his name to the long list of people who do not think he should be running for president.
  35. democratic debates
    Castro Attacks Biden’s Memory, But He Was One Who Was WrongSomeone finally broached the issue of Biden’s age and gaffes, but Castro was off on the substantive differences between their health care plans.
  36. democratic debates
    Did Kamala Harris Have the Worst Debate?Intelligencer staffers discuss which Democratic candidates excelled and which stumbled on Thursday night in Houston.
  37. hurricane dorian
    Trump Won’t Rest Until We Accept His Sharpie-Doctored Hurricane MapThe president suggested on Saturday that we wants to put down the Sharpie, but the media won’t let him.
  38. vision 2020
    Should Biden’s Competitors Make His Age a Bigger Issue?Intelligencer staffers discuss how Democratic candidates should handle a major vulnerability for the front-runner.
  39. jeffrey epstein
    Everything We Know About Jeffrey Epstein’s DeathAttorney General Barr announced that he’s removed the acting Bureau of Prisons chief in the wake of Epstein’s death by suicide.
  40. jeffrey epstein
    What the Unsealed Jeffrey Epstein Documents Reveal About Donald TrumpVirginia Giuffre said that to her knowledge, Trump “didn’t partake in any sex” with her or other girls Epstein allegedly abused.
  41. mass shootings
    Trump Gives Thumbs Up in Photo With Baby Orphaned in El Paso MassacrePhotos and videos of Trump’s behavior while visiting shooting victims this week shows what one hospital official called an “absence of empathy.”
  42. mass shootings
    Trump Spends Day Visiting Dayton and El Paso Victims, Lobbing Twitter AttacksDays after calling for “unity,” Trump marred his visits to the grieving cities with jabs at local officials and other perceived enemies.
  43. crime
    Jeffrey Epstein Found Injured in Jail Cell After Possible Suicide AttemptThere are multiple theories about what actually happened, with some sources claiming the incident was staged, and others suggesting he was attacked.
  44. al franken
    Should Al Franken Have Resigned?Intelligencer staffers discuss a New Yorker piece that casts doubt on some of the allegations against the ex-senator.
  45. intelligencer chats
    Will Trump’s Racist Tweets Work?They’re morally indefensible. Are they politically indefensible, too?
  46. blackout
    Power Back On After Blackout Strikes ManhattanCon Edison restored all service a little before midnight after some kind of mechanical failure knocked out power for more than 70,000.
  47. jeffrey epstein
    Why Are We So Obsessed with the Jeffrey Epstein Story?Intelligencer staffers discuss why this sordid tale has touched such a nerve.
  48. marianne williamson
    Who Would Play Marianne Williamson on Saturday Night Live?Intelligencer staffers discuss the evening’s most important question.
  49. revolving door
    Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s Replacement, Stephanie Grisham, Should Fit Right InThe new press secretary is used to criticizing reporters, she’ll be doing three jobs, and she has already been accused of violating the Hatch Act.
  50. vision 2020
    Joe Biden’s Segregationist Controversy: What You Need to KnowAfter Biden’s rivals called him out for touting his work with racist Senate colleagues, the former VP insisted he’s the one who’s owed an apology.
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