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confederate statues
confederate statues
Say Goodbye to the Nation’s Ugliest Confederate Statue
The monstrous figure of Nathan Bedford Forrest was removed on Tuesday from a hill off the interstate south of Nashville.
jamal khashoggi
jamal khashoggi
A Khashoggi Murder Suspect Was Arrested in Paris. Do They Have the Right Man?
“It’s still possible that this is the right person, just as it’s still possible that it’s the wrong person,” a police spokesman said of the suspect.
comptroller of the currency
comptroller of the currency
Saule Omarova, Smeared As a Communist, Withdraws Nomination
Biden’s pick as a key watchdog was personally attacked by Republicans but sunk by moderate Democrats who opposed her tough line on banks.
the money game
the money game
Why Wall Street Thinks Omicron Might Be Good News
A JPMorgan report suggests the variant could “accelerate the end of the pandemic.” Stocks, of course, are soaring.
debt limit
debt limit
McConnell Strikes Convoluted Deal to Let Democrats Avoid a Debt Default
Leave it to Mitch to devise a phony mechanism to get Republican votes for a measure that will saddle Democrats wrongly with blame for debt increase.
politics
politics
Unlike the Congressman, the ‘Devin Nunes’ Cow’ Account Just Won’t Quit
Devin Nunes is headed to the Trumpy safe space that is Truth Social, but the parody Twitter accounts he’s suing for defamation are still at it.
covid-19
covid-19
CDC Recommends Taking an At-Home COVID Test Before Indoor Gatherings
The new guidance says self-tests can be used regardless of vaccination status, the presence of symptoms, or a prior exposure to COVID-19.

Lee Statue meets a fitting end

City Council votes 4-0 to give the Charlottesville’s Lee Statue to the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center (@JSAAHC) to be melted down and transformed into a new work of art. Donate to Swords Into Plowshares now: https://t.co/vhkizxdbbK
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tesla
tesla
Finally, a Car That Lets You Play Video Games While Driving
Tesla’s innovations just keep coming.
that happened
that happened
The Time Trump Held a White House Cabinet Casting Call
During Trump’s wild search for staff five years ago, the right look was key, loyalty was optional, and there were wild cards (Ari Emanuel?) galore.
2022 elections
2022 elections
How Trump-y Can the 2022 Georgia Governor’s Race Get?
Probably very.
covid-19
covid-19
What We Do and Don’t Know About the Omicron Variant
While scientists search for clues about how dangerous the new variant is, at least 19 states and well over 40 countries have now confirmed cases.
trump media & technology group
trump media & technology group
Donald Trump’s SPAC Is Being Investigated by the SEC
The firm made plans to go public just two months ago.
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.
the national interest
the national interest
Unofficial Trump Propagandist Devin Nunes Makes It Official
Republican leaves Congress to lead Trump Media & Technology Group, where his job will barely change.
politics
politics
Swing Voters Don’t Explain Why Youngkin Won
It looks like the Republican’s win in Virginia was the product of poor Democratic-base turnout, not angry ex–Biden voters in the suburbs.
cnn
cnn
Chris Cuomo and Jeff Zucker Speak Out
CNN’s president hired the star in one of his first big moves at the network, then was forced to fire him over help he gave his scandalous brother.
covid-19
covid-19
What We Know About Omicron in New York
A dozen cases of the variant have now been confirmed in the state, and more are likely.
politics
politics
Party Like It’s January 6
A night out with Rudy Giuliani, Paul Gosar, and New York’s Young Republicans.
just asking questions
just asking questions
Drawing Ghislaine Maxwell
Talking to courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg about her 40-year-plus career and what it’s like when a defendant illustrates you.
politics
politics
State Legislatures Are Still the Key to Trump’s Election-Coup Efforts
The radical theory that state legislatures have total power over federal elections is at the heart of Trump’s past, and perhaps future, coup attempts.
foreign policy
foreign policy
U.S. Announces Diplomatic Boycott of Beijing Olympics
American athletes will still be able to compete, but no U.S. delegation will attend in an effort to call out China’s human rights abuses.
politics
politics
De Blasio Blindsides Just About Everyone With New Vax Mandate
City Hall won’t release guidance for how businesses should enforce the new mandate until December 15, following talks with the business community.
politics
politics
Someone Put France’s Trump-y Presidential Candidate in a Headlock
Éric Zemmour’s first rally was marked by tension and violence, an atmosphere that matches his rhetoric.
title 42
title 42
Why Is Biden Still Relying on an Idea From Stephen Miller?
At the border, the administration continues to lean on Title 42 to expel migrants based on a public-health pretext that ex-CDC officials say is bogus.
just asking questions
just asking questions
She Was D.C.’s Top Crypto Cop. Now She’s Silicon Valley’s Top Crypto Investor.
Katie Haun is spreading the Web3 word to everyone from senators to Hollywood stars.