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foreign policy
foreign policy
U.S. Warns of Possible Invasion of Ukraine by Russia
Intelligence officials worry that Russia’s rapid buildup on the border means the country could launch an offensive in early 2022.
the fallout
the fallout
CNN Fires Chris Cuomo
The cable-news host was terminated, the network announced Saturday, after “additional information” was uncovered during an internal review.
covid-19
covid-19
What We Know About Omicron in New York
So far, seven cases of the worrisome new variant have been detected in New York City, along with one case in Long Island.
crime
crime
Michigan School Shooter’s Parents Apprehended Following Rare Charges
James and Jennifer Crumbley pleaded not guilty to involuntary manslaughter charges on Saturday, days after their son allegedly killed four classmates.
pandemic
pandemic
Why Omicron and Delta Could Be a ‘Twin Epidemic’
Dr. Peter Hotez sorts through the uncertainty about the new variant and how it may affect people differently than its cousin.
covid-19
covid-19
What We Do and Don’t Know About the Omicron Variant
Five cases have been confirmed in New York City and Long Island.
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
McConnell Signals GOP Will Run on Pure Obstruction in the Midterms
They disagree on a lot of things, but Mitch McConnell and Donald Trump both believe in the pursuit of power as an end in itself.
the money game
the money game
The Future of the Internet May Be Happening in Miami. So Where’s Facebook?
NFT-mad Art Basel in Miami has become a frenzied search for the digital future. Just don’t mention Mark Zuckerberg.
sports
sports
An NBA Team Lost by 73 Points Last Night
This one’s gotta sting for the Oklahoma City Thunder.
roe v. wade
roe v. wade
Amy Coney Barrett’s Adoption Myths
“What’s happening at the Supreme Court is that people are using us to further their own agenda. They’re co-opting our lives and our stories.”
abortion
abortion
If Roe Is Reversed, Democrats Need to Be Ready
At a time when their party has convinced itself to avoid social issues, they should prepare for a culture-war battle they can win.
the city politic
the city politic
Why New York City’s Low Voter Turnout Isn’t the Problem Everybody Says It Is
The city’s voting system is far from perfect. But don’t buy the argument that it needs an overhaul to get more people to the polls.
andrew cuomo
andrew cuomo
The Feds Are Also Investigating Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Andrew Cuomo
The inquiry is reportedly focused on potential violations of federal civil rights and labor laws.
covid testing
covid testing
Reimbursements for At-Home Tests Are Coming in January
President Biden announced a plan to provide cash back for COVID tests for insured Americans, among other initiatives for the second pandemic winter.
crime
crime
Everything to Know About Jussie Smollett’s Trial
The actor was accused of staging his own hate-crime attack in 2019. Things only got more complicated from there.
sports
sports
Men’s Tennis Offers a Weak Response to Peng Shuai’s Plight
So far, women’s tennis stands alone in the sports world with its bold stance toward China.
this endless pandemic
this endless pandemic
Waiting for Omicron
The new variant comes to a country that still does not have the pandemic under control.
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
Trump Frets About Ads Attacking J.D. Vance for Attacking Him
The former president’s involvement in 2022 midterm campaigns isn’t about his party — it’s strictly about him.
abortion
abortion
The Betrayal of Roe
Decades of neglect and cowardice have brought this country to the precipice.
court appearances
court appearances
What We Learned From the First Ghislaine Maxwell Accuser to Testify
“Jane” said she was instructed by Maxwell on how to give Jeffrey Epstein a massage.
politics
politics
Eric Adams Celebrates Hanukkah at a Chabad House in Ghana
This is like Mad Libs.
the national interest
the national interest
Republican Senator Tom Cotton Admits Trump, Not Biden, Caused Inflation
Oops.
the national interest
the national interest
If Trump Voters Lived in Germany, They’d Be in the Fascist Party
No, not that one.
the media
the media
BuzzFeed Is About to Go Public — and Its Employees Are Walking Out in Protest
The small but high-profile BuzzFeed News unit is using the occasion to register dissatisfaction with management.
abortion
abortion
Anti-Abortion Movement Nears Victory 29 Years After a Betrayal
After a surprise defeat in the Supreme Court in 1992, Roe v. Wade opponents demanded more from Republicans, and Trump kept his promises to them.