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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.
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.
peng shuai
peng shuai
Women’s Tennis Suspends Tournaments in China Over Treatment of Peng Shuai
The WTA president said he doubted that doubles star Peng Shuai was “safe and not subject to censorship” following her sexual-assault allegation.
2022 midterms
2022 midterms
Stacey Abrams Announces 2022 Run for Governor of Georgia
Abrams will have a united Democratic Party facing Trump-divided Republicans, and perhaps a grudge rematch with voter suppressor Brian Kemp.
politics
politics
Will the Body Become a Prison?
If conservative justices side with Mississippi’s abortion ban, many women will not escape.
the fallout
the fallout
CNN Suspends Chris Cuomo Indefinitely
The cable-news host is out after a transcript from the NY attorney general showed he had tried to dig up info on his brother Andrew Cuomo’s accusers.
the money game
the money game
Anyone Want to Buy a Yacht for $115 Million in Crypto?
That was just one of the deals on offer as crypto-mania swept over Art Basel in Miami.
politics
politics
This Is How Roe Ends
Hope for a compromise that preserves abortion rights looks lost after conservative justices spoke about Mississippi’s 15-week ban.
omicron variant
omicron variant
A Variant Hunter on Omicron’s ‘Tectonic Shift’
While no one is certain how the new form of the virus will shape up, a virologist explains why the mutant has freaked out so many scientists.
politics
politics
‘The Mayor Knew’
Eric Garcetti’s top aide was a serial harasser, according to multiple accusers. The mayor, they say, ignored it.
government shutdown
government shutdown
Will Republicans Force a Government Shutdown to Fight Biden’s Vaccine Mandates?
A small group of conservatives can gum up the works and force at least a brief shutdown. But with Omicron looming, the timing is strange.
court appearances
court appearances
The Ghislaine Maxwell Trial, Explained
The close Jeffrey Epstein associate faces sex-trafficking and conspiracy charges. Who is she?
covid-19
covid-19
Trump Tested Positive for COVID Before Debate, Meadows Says
A new book claims the former president didn’t bother to inform Joe Biden, the media, or almost anyone else.