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Power

  1. metoo
    Anita Hill Wants More Than an ApologyThirty years after her groundbreaking testimony to Congress, Hill says gender violence is a public crisis.
  2. silicon valley
    Book Excerpt: Peter Thiel’s Untold College StoriesHis ideology dominates Silicon Valley. It began to form when he was an angry young man.
  3. team usa
    Simone Biles Says the FBI ‘Turned a Blind Eye’ to Larry NassarTestifying in a Senate hearing, she blamed “an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse.”
  4. 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.
  5. crime
    What We Know About the Killing of Elijah McClainTwo years after a 23-year-old Black man died after a brutal encounter with police, those officers finally face charges.
  6. tokyo olympics
    Belarusian Sprinter Gets Asylum After Abrupt Olympic ExitKrystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to return to Belarus after coaches pulled her from competition without notice.
  7. power
    What the Congressional Black Caucus Lost When It Won PowerThe CBC’s campaign to stop Nina Turner from entering Congress reveals a lot about its priorities.
  8. power
    Washington Post Sued for Gender DiscriminationReporter Felicia Sonmez says she was banned from covering sexual misconduct after going public with her own assault allegations.
  9. 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.
  10. power
    The Tiger Mom and the Hornet’s NestFor two decades, Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld were Yale Law power brokers. A new generation wants to see them exiled.
  11. power
    We’re Still Waiting for a Biden DoctrineThe violence in the Middle East has tested the president in ways domestic calamities have not.
  12. reckoning with a reckoning
    A Year After George Floyd’s Death, Police Are Still WinningAmerica is struggling to reform and reimagine the agencies that have been licensed to kill us.
  13. don’t panic
    Hopefully You Won’t Be Crushed by Space Debris This WeekendExperts don’t know exactly where a 23-ton Chinese rocket part will land.
  14. power
    Men Who Killed Ahmaud Arbery Face Federal Hate-Crime ChargesA grand jury indicted Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan for targeting Arbery because of his race.
  15. power
    Manhattan Drops Prosecution of Consensual Sex WorkThe DA will still pursue charges for visiting sex workers and for sex trafficking.
  16. anti-asian violence
    At Least 5 Asian People Were Attacked in NYC This WeekendThe NYPD is investigating all five as potential hate crimes.
  17. power
    Arkansas Just Passed a Near-Total Ban on AbortionThe law — which is blatantly unconstitutional — would make it a felony to perform an abortion. There is no exception for rape or incest.
  18. politics
    The House Has Passed the Equality ActThe bill, which has Biden’s support, prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.”
  22. 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.
  23. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  24. 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.
  25. fashion
    Bernie’s Inauguration Look Is Instantly IconicThe senator wore mittens made from recycled plastic bottles and carried a manila envelope.
  26. 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?
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.”
  31. 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.
  32. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. crime
    The Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Won’t Face Federal ChargesThe Justice Department has officially declined to prosecute Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.
  37. power
    The Karen Next DoorA white woman calls the police on her Black neighbors. Six months later, they still share a property line.
  38. housing
    The Eco-Yogi Slumlords Are Getting Sued — AgainThe city says they made $1.4 million on their illegal Airbnb rentals over four years.
  39. 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.
  40. huh
    Melania’s White House Memoir May Be a Coffee-Table BookWhich admittedly feels more aligned with her brand than an intimate autobiography would.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. strike
    Nearly 800 Philly Nurses Strike Over Staffing ShortagesAfter months on the front lines of the pandemic, nurses are now battling their employers, too.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. politics
    How the Pink Wave Turned RedIt only took two years for Republicans to co-opt the “run women” message.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. power
    It’s Time to Look AheadToday is a victory, but the fight is far from over.
  50. drugs
    Legal Weed and Shrooms Won Big Last NightSix states and the District of Columbia passed drug decriminalization initiatives.
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