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  1. politics
    The House Has Passed the Equality ActThe bill, which has Biden’s support, prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
  2. power
    Ahmaud Arbery’s Mother Is Suing the Three Men Who Killed Her SonIn a federal lawsuit, Wanda Cooper-Jones also accuses police and prosecutors of trying to “cover up” Arbery’s murder.
  3. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainA scathing report by independent investigators says Aurora police “stretched the record to exonerate the [responding] officers.”
  4. power
    The Charges Against Amy Cooper Have Been DismissedCooper faced one count of filing a false report after she infamously accused a Black birder of “threatening my life” last May.
  5. power
    New York Has Finally Repealed the ‘Walking While Trans’ BanUnder the law, police could arrest anyone they suspected of “loitering for the purpose of prostitution.”
  6. 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.
  7. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  8. 2021 inauguration
    Our Vice President Is a Black WomanToday, Kamala Harris, who is Black and South Asian, became the first woman to ascend to the nation’s second highest office.
  9. fashion
    Bernie’s Inauguration Look Is Instantly IconicThe senator wore mittens made from recycled plastic bottles and carried a manila envelope.
  10. reading the signs
    Good-bye to Trump’s Patriotic CosplayHe gave Americans of all stripes a chance to witness and play at masquerade. What will his supporters do with that impulse now?
  11. crime
    The Last Man Set to Be Executed by the Trump AdministrationWhat to know about Dustin Higgs, the final person scheduled to be killed in Trump’s cruel and unprecedented execution spree.
  12. the body politic
    They’ve Been Calling for Bloodshed the Whole TimeIt’s not just Trump — some on the right have supported violence for years now; the party has built its power on them.
  13. death penalty
    A Horrific, Tragic Story Ends in ExecutionLisa Montgomery committed a terrible crime after a lifetime of physical and sexual torture left her disconnected from reality.
  14. capitol insurrection
    Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal Has Tested Positive for COVIDAfter sheltering from the Capitol Hill insurrection, in a room where “there were over 100 people and many were Republicans not wearing masks.”
  15. capitol insurrection
    Insurrectionist’s Ex-wife Identified Him to the FedsAnd she wasn’t the only one to recognize him from footage of the riot.
  16. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  17. the body politic
    The Only Strategy Left for DemocratsAfter this week, the mandate is clear: Make people’s lives better. And stop trying to placate Republicans.
  18. politics
    Nancy Pelosi Is Narrowly Reelected House SpeakerWith 216 votes to her Republican opponent’s 209, the Democrat secured another term as leader of the House.
  19. power
    Two More Police Officers to Be Fired in Breonna Taylor CaseLouisville’s interim police chief has issued termination letters to detectives Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes.
  20. crime
    The Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Won’t Face Federal ChargesThe Justice Department has officially declined to prosecute Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
  21. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  22. housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlords Are Getting Sued — AgainThe city says they made $1.4 million on their illegal Airbnb rentals over four years.
  23. power
    Andrew Cuomo Accused of Sexual Harassment by Former StafferA former aide has accused the New York governor of sexually harassing her “for years.” A rep for Cuomo denies the claims.
  24. huh
    Melania’s White House Memoir May Be a Coffee-Table BookWhich admittedly feels more aligned with her brand than an intimate autobiography would.
  25. nightmare before christmas
    The White House Is Already Throwing Maskless Holiday PartiesA spokesperson says “masks will be required,” but guests were reportedly not following along on the first day of festivities.
  26. crime
    What Happened to Quawan Charles?A Black teen was found dead in a field. His family says he looked “like he’d been tortured.” Law enforcement still hasn’t ruled his death a homicide.
  27. strike
    Nearly 800 Philly Nurses Strike Over Staffing ShortagesAfter months on the front lines of the pandemic, nurses are now battling their employers, too.
  28. the environment
    Trump Admin Now Rushing to Imperil Arctic RefugeBefore he leaves office, Trump is trying to let oil companies drill in America’s largest wildlife refuge.
  29. the body politic
    America’s ‘Daughters’ Grow Up To Be Women It Can’t HandleDefiant young girls have become a political symbol in a country that fears grown women.
  30. politics
    How the Pink Wave Turned RedIt only took two years for Republicans to co-opt the “run women” message.
  31. kindercares
    Can I Talk to You About Preschool for All?It wasn’t easy, but after years of organizing, my county in Oregon will have universal early-childhood education.
  32. politics
    Our First Female Vice-President-ElectKamala Harris will also be the first Black woman and the first person of South Asian descent to assume the title.
  33. power
    It’s Time to Look AheadToday is a victory, but the fight is far from over.
  34. drugs
    Legal Weed and Shrooms Won Big Last NightSix states and the District of Columbia passed drug decriminalization initiatives.
  35. breonna taylor
    Louisville Cop Sues Breonna Taylor’s Boyfriend for ‘Emotional Distress’One of the officers who fired at Taylor is suing her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, for shooting him in self-defense.
  36. dr. fauci
    Dr. Fauci Predicts No ‘Semblances of Normality’ Until 2022Yikes.
  37. breonna taylor
    What Really Happened With the Breonna Taylor Grand Jury?Jurors have started speaking out about the secret proceedings. One called the attorney general’s actions “criminal.“
  38. four long years
    The Birth of an Extraordinary Modern Progressive MovementThe last four years have been an era of radical right-wing rule in Washington — and of remarkable left-wing populist response.
  39. power
    Trump Interrupted a Highly-Classified Briefing for … MilkshakesIn the middle of a meeting with top intelligence officials, Trump got bored and tried to order everyone malts.
  40. power
    An Unarmed Black Man Tried to Shake Hands With a Cop. He Was Shot Dead.Jonathan Price, 31, was shot four times in the torso after his family says he broke up a domestic dispute.
  41. power
    Only One Officer Was Charged in Breonna Taylor’s KillingA member of the grand jury claims they were never given the option to indict the other two officers.
  42. what now?
    We Could Lose Roe v. Wade Next Year. What Now?Don’t stockpile Plan B. Do donate to abortion funds. And start organizing immediately.
  43. the body politic
    It Shouldn’t Have Come Down to HerSome will try to blame Ruth Bader Ginsburg for not stepping down sooner. They are missing the point.
  44. ice detention
    Women in ICE Custody Are Being Coerced Into Hysterectomies, Whistleblower ClaimsA former nurse says a doctor is performing the surgery without patients’ full consent.
  45. 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.
  46. crime
    The Justice Department Is Reportedly Trying to Shield Trump From a Rape LawsuitA court filing asks a judge to “substitute the United States for President Trump as defendant” in E. Jean Carroll’s defamation case.
  47. police brutality
    Wisconsin Police Shot a Black Man Multiple Times in the BackOfficers opened fire on Jacob Blake while his back was turned, as his three children watched from the car.
  48. hairy situations
    What’s All This Drama Over Nancy Pelosi’s Hair?The House Speaker broke coronavirus protocol at a hair salon. She says she was “set up.”
  49. housing
    The Eco–Yogi Slumlords of BrooklynHow did a couple who built an empire of yoga studios, vegan restaurants, and homes with “living walls” end up as pandemic villains?
  50. power
    The Progressive New Face of ‘Boys Will Be Boys’Aaron Coleman won a primary at age 19. He committed revenge porn at age 12. Some progressives think we owe him a second chance — but has he earned it?
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