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  1. goat
    Serena Williams Announces Her Retirement From TennisIn a Vogue essay, she says she plans to step away from the sport after the U.S. Open wraps next month.
  2. crime
    Jussie Smollett to Be Released From Jail Pending AppealHis lawyers successfully argued for his release pending an appeal.
  3. 2022 winter olympics
    No One Was Happy at the Women’s Figure-Skating FinalsExcept Japanese bronze medalist Kaori Sakamoto.
  4. the olympics
    The Best Moments From the 2022 Winter Olympics So FarA gold medal for Nathan Chen, a new oily flag bearer, a Jesus Christ Superstar medley, and more.
  5. 2022 winter olympics
    Nathan Chen Is Not Playing AroundHe just won gold!
  6. 2022 winter olympics
    Ready to Get Invested in Olympic Figure Skating?A cheat sheet for your new temporary obsession.
  7. rip
    Desmond Tutu, Human-Rights Activist, Dies at 90Prince Harry, Meghan Markle, President Obama, and more paid tribute to the South African icon on Sunday, December 26.
  8. appreciation
    Joan Didion’s Greatest Two-Word SentenceThe power of an ice-cold, unflinching gaze.
  9. encounter
    Huma Abedin Is Ready to Tell You Who She IsThroughout a public career and an even more public marriage, the political confidante has remained an enigma, until now.
  10. unreal
    The View’s COVID Chaos ContinuesLast week, two hosts tested positive for COVID mid-show — but it turns out their tests were inaccurate.
  11. nobility
    Prince Andrew Is Reportedly Hiding Out at His Mom’s HouseHe reportedly dodged the agents trying to serve him in his rape case by fleeing to Balmoral Castle.
  12. encounter
    Gossiping With Tabloid Icon Cindy AdamsThe stalwart of the New York Post gets ready to tell all — kind of.
  13. sports!
    The Best Things We’ve Seen at the Olympics So FarA swim coach horny for gold, teens shredding the skateboarding category, and more.
  14. tokyo olympics
    Belarusian Sprinter Gets Asylum After Abrupt Olympic ExitKrystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to return to Belarus after coaches pulled her from competition without notice.
  15. queen bee
    This May Be the World’s Most Accomplished Eighth-GraderZaila Avant-garde just won the Scripps National Spelling Bee, but she already holds multiple world records.
  16. log off
    Does Ted Cruz Truly Have Nothing Better to Do?The senator has been trying, and failing, to win a Twitter beef with actor Seth Rogen … for days.
  17. culture
    Filming That Borat Giuliani Scene Was As Uncomfortable As You’d ThinkMaria Bakalova explains what it was like to be alone in a hotel room with Rudy Giuliani and a hidden camera.
  18. zdi
    This Zoom D*ck Incident Is the Talk of the TownNew Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin was allegedly caught masturbating on a video call.
  19. wtf
    There’s a New Rachel DolezalJessica Krug has stepped down from her job as an associate history professor after admitting that she pretended to be Black.
  20. asteroid
    An Asteroid Is Headed for Earth Just Before Election DayIncredible timing.
  21. the epstein case
    Trump Just Wishes This Monster WellThe president offered a friendly message to former party pal Ghislaine Maxwell.
  22. fame
    Meghan Markle’s Ambitions Are Bigger Than RoyaltyShe’s inverting the Disney dream of a prince whisking her away to a castle; now the princess is ready to make her own empire.
  23. who were the 2010s?
    Instagram’s Co-Founder on Creating the World’s FilterKevin Systrom talks truth, scale, and influencers.
  24. the future issue
    In 2029, It’ll Be Harder to Write Science Fiction Because We’ll Be Living ItReality has grown unkind to our creators of dystopian fiction. It’s stealing their thunder.
  25. 2019 women’s world cup
    Gaze Upon the Sheer Joy of These World Cup ChampionsThe U.S. Women’s Soccer Team has won the World Cup Final, beating Netherlands 2-0.
  26. power
    New York Times Says It Made a Mistake With E. Jean Carroll’s StoryThe executive editor admits the paper’s coverage of serious rape allegations against Trump was “overly cautious.”
  27. niche drama
    This Female Twitter Comic Was Actually a Man Pretending to Be His Own WifeAn intoxicatingly inane Twitter scandal, explained.
  28. extortion
    Ronan Farrow Says National Enquirer Tried to Blackmail Him, TooAnd he’s not the only one.
  29. media
    Megyn Kelly Is Officially Walking Away From NBC With $69 MillionThe network is paying her the remainder of her contract, even after firing her following her comments defending blackface.
  30. More Proof That Subway Ads Are Kind of GreatOne company is pushing the limits of likable advertising even further, with tech designed to upgrade your commute.
  31. The Fear of a White ‘Black Bush’Why Dave Chappelle’s sketch applies to the real-life Donald Trump.
  32. Trump Fans Really Want a Less-Diverse AmericaOn almost every measurement of fear of cultural change, they are off the charts, according to a new survey.
  33. The Real Reason Potheads Celebrate 420Ever wonder why pot lovers celebrate 420? Here’s a clue: It involves the Grateful Dead.
  34. The Art of Pandering to Your Non-White AudienceThere are lessons in BuzzFeed’s video fail, Hillary’s hot-sauce remark, and ESPN’s long-delayed launch of the Undefeated.
  35. culture
    In Defense of the 1970sThey’re still getting a bad rap, pace the Mad Men finale and Louis C.K.’s recent Saturday Night Live monologue. Here’s why that’s not fair.
  36. burning man 2014
    God Punishes Burning Man Attendees With Gigantic RainstormProbably deserved.
  37. dispatches from yogurtland
    Governor Cuomo Holds Vital Yogurt SummitIt’s an important culture issue. (GET IT?)
  38. judgments
    Ed Koch Loves Cher, Doesn’t Think Christina Aguliera Is That HotThe former mayor of New York shares his thoughts on ‘Burlesque.’
  39. neighborhood news
    Who Has the Most-Fondled Balls in New York?The answer may surprise you.
  40. real-life gossip girls
    Paul Tudor Jones’s Daughter Thinks Now Is the Best Time to Be an ArtistMeet Miss Caroline Jones.
  41. real-life gossip girls
    Emma Lasry: ‘Everyone Assumes I Don’t Do Anything and I Just Spend My Father’s Money’The aspiring pop star and “Closet Bitch” discusses the pros and cons of having a billionaire father.
  42. hova
    Everything Comes Easier to Jay-ZAll he has to do is swear and the room erupts into laughter.
  43. sex on skates
    Nick Hornby Wrote a Song About Levi Johnston“I woke up this morning, what do I see? / 3,000 cameras pointing at me. / They say: ‘Levi.’ I say: ‘Yeah that’s me, sir,’ / ‘You just knocked up the VP nominee’s daughter.’”
  44. the greatest depression
    ‘Economy’ Ice Sculpture Is Like a MetaphorOne of those metaphors that don’t totally work.
  45. the schnabulous life
    Plácido Domingo and Julian Schnabel Have a ‘Titanic’ MomentThe artist paints the tenor and we schwoon.
  46. 21 questions
    Social-Lit Author Tatiana Boncompagni Thinks $1,000 Is a Little Much to Spend on a HaircutThe author of the new chick-lit novel ‘Gilding Lily,’ which is about socialites in Manhattan, answers our 21 Questions.
  47. 21 questions
    Author and Critic Daniel Mendelsohn Hated ‘Spring Awakening,’ Loves ‘Law & Order’The critic and author thoughtfully answers our usual 21 questions.
  48. cultural capital
    Will ‘Maid in Manhattan’ Be Made in Manhattan?J.Lo is adapting her 2002 chick flick for the small screen.
  49. intel
    New York’s ‘Biggest Loser’ Hopefuls Want to Trade Muumuus for PradaThe hit NBC weight-loss show held auditions on Saturday at Rockefeller Center. We were there chubby-chasing.
  50. bons mots
    P. Diddy Is New YorkWe didn’t know what we were missing, but what we were missing was Sean Combs.
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