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  1. power
    Ex-Detective Admits to Lying on Breonna Taylor Search WarrantFormer detective Kelly Goodlett is the first officer to plead guilty for her role in the tragedy.
  2. the body politic
    Joe Biden’s Dobbs Response Has Been Breathtakingly AwfulWhy can’t the president show some fight?
  3. the body politic
    The Abortion Stories We Didn’t TellHow decades of silence left us unprepared for the post-Roe fight.
  4. life after roe
    Overturning Roe Is Just the BeginningConservatives are already floating a national abortion ban and the overthrow of other privacy-based rights.
  5. power
    Dianne Feinstein, the InstitutionalistShe fought for gun control, civil rights, and abortion access for half a century. Where did it all go wrong?
  6. power
    ‘We Don’t Know How Many Women Are Out There Like That’Anna Borkowski accused three men of rape. Why did prosecutors stop her?
  7. power
    The Woman Who Killed RoeMarjorie Dannenfelser’s single-minded pursuit of an end to abortion.
  8. life after roe
    The Limits of Privilege in a Post-Roe WorldThe new abortion regime is going to affect everyone
  9. the body politic
    Democratic Leaders Are Getting the Abortion Story Wrong — AgainWith Roe at death’s door, will the party finally change its tune?
  10. crime
    Jussie Smollett to Be Released From Jail Pending AppealHis lawyers successfully argued for his release pending an appeal.
  11. stop asian hate
    Another Asian Woman Has Died After a Brutal AttackA man threw a rock at GuiYing Ma while she was sweeping a sidewalk in Queens last fall.
  12. power
    Justice According to Letitia JamesShe’s earned the wrath of Andrew Cuomo. She’s investigating Donald Trump. Can she beat the two meanest men in politics?
  13. feminism?
    Introducing President Kamala HarrisWe briefly had our first woman president thanks to … a colonoscopy.
  14. performing arts
    Who Will Give Peter Gelb $2 Billion to Guarantee the Met Opera’s Future?All of Gelb’s big problems running the opera house only got bigger during the pandemic.
  15. 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.
  16. power
    Katie Couric Is Not for EveryoneAfter her long career as America’s beloved morning-news anchor, she has decided to write a wild, unflinching memoir focused on the messy parts. Why?
  17. metoo
    Anita Hill Wants More Than an ApologyThirty years after her groundbreaking testimony to Congress, Hill says gender violence is a public crisis.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.”
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. tokyo olympics
    Belarusian Sprinter Gets Asylum After Abrupt Olympic ExitKrystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to return to Belarus after coaches pulled her from competition without notice.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. power
    We’re Still Waiting for a Biden DoctrineThe violence in the Middle East has tested the president in ways domestic calamities have not.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. power
    Manhattan Drops Prosecution of Consensual Sex WorkThe DA will still pursue charges for visiting sex workers and for sex trafficking.
  32. crime
    At Least 5 Asian People Were Attacked in NYC This WeekendThe NYPD is investigating all five as potential hate crimes.
  33. 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.
  34. politics
    The House Has Passed the Equality ActThe bill, which has Biden’s support, prohibits discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.”
  38. 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.
  39. capitol insurrection
    Man Charged in Capitol Riot Called for AOC’s AssassinationGarret Miller reportedly tweeted “assassinate AOC” on the day of the attack.
  40. 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.
  41. fashion
    Bernie’s Inauguration Look Is Instantly IconicThe senator wore mittens made from recycled plastic bottles and carried a manila envelope.
  42. 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?
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.”
  47. 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.
  48. capitol insurrection
    ‘It Was No Accident’Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on surviving the siege.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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