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  1. furries
    Famed Bigot Pranked by Wily FurriesSomeone known as “Sir Yiffs a Lot” got ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio to extend a warm welcome to a furry convention in his state.
  2. crime
    Everything We Know About the Deeply Suspicious ‘Doomsday Couple’Months after two Idaho children were found dead, their mother and her husband have been charged with felonies.
  3. climate crisis
    This Is What It Looks Like on the West Coast Right NowPhotos from the Bay Area show an apocalyptic, sci-fi landscape — except it’s our planet, right now.
  4. back to school
    You Could Get Us All Sent HomeCollege students have been left to police each other for COVID infractions, fostering a climate of paranoia, finger-pointing, and mistrust.
  5. crime
    What We Know About the Death of Daniel PrudeRochester’s police chief has resigned, months after officers placed Prude in a spit hood during a brutal arrest.
  6. 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.
  7. climate crisis
    We’re Getting Far Too Used to Living in HellThe dull horror of watch the world burn over social media.
  8. 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.
  9. power
    Police Shot a 13-Year-Old Boy With Autism After His Mother Called 911The child is currently hospitalized with serious injuries.
  10. ecological disasters
    The Fires in Brazil Are Just As Bad This YearHuge swaths of the Amazon continue to burn.
  11. ask a boss
    ‘My Co-Worker Keeps Pressuring Me to Get Pregnant’She’s forcing your hand: She’s so over the line that you don’t really have a choice but to be extremely direct.
  12. how i get it done
    How I Get it Done: Writer Akwaeke Emezi“Right now, I have a list of about 15 books that I have to write, and I’m only on number eight.”
  13. 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.
  14. animals
    They Think They Know Why the Elephants Are DyingFollowing the mysterious death of hundreds of elephants, scientists have narrowed in on two leading theories.
  15. my two cents
    My Friend Asked for a Discount. Should I Give It to Her?Try offering a specific amount of your time at a reduced rate, and stick to those limits.
  16. 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.”
  17. abortion rights
    The ‘Pro-Life’ Movement Doesn’t Care That Mothers Are DyingTed Cruz wants to ban the abortion pill because pregnancy “is not a life-threatening illness.” Maternal deaths in the U.S. are shockingly high.
  18. 2020 election
    A Reminder That It Is Illegal to Vote Twice in an ElectionOn Wednesday, President Trump urged voters in North Carolina to commit a felony in the upcoming election.
  19. crime
    L.A. Deputies Fatally Shot a Black Man During a Biking StopThe sheriff’s department says deputies opened fire on Dijon Kizzee after they saw him drop his gun.
  20. ask a boss
    ‘My Boss Wants to Be My BFF, and It’s Making Me Uncomfortable’It’s hard to receive critical feedback from someone who you got drinks with the night before (it’s hard to give it in that situation too.)
  21. scandals
    Evangelical Hypocrite Now Under InvestigationLiberty University says it has hired “one of the leading forensic firms in the world” to examine Jerry Falwell Jr.’s dealings.
  22. crime
    Porn Actor Ron Jeremy Accused of Sexually Assaulting 13 More VictimsSo far, he has been charged for raping seven women.
  23. trans rights
    What Really Happened to Layleen Polanco?Polanco died in solitary confinement at Rikers last year. Now her family has reached a $5.9 million settlement with the city.
  24. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Marie Claire Editor-in-Chief Aya KanaiFrom a morning walk over the Brooklyn Bridge to working her way through a 25-pound bag of lentils.
  25. sex work
    What, Exactly, Happened With Bella Thorne and OnlyFans?Unpacking the whole controversy.
  26. 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?
  27. rnc 2020
    The Most Unhinged Moments From the RNCFor starters, Trump told a front-line worker: “Your blood is very valuable.”
  28. rnc 2020
    Was Melania Glitching?After Ivanka Trump’s RNC speech on Thursday, the First Lady appeared to experience a brief system meltdown.
  29. my two cents
    How Can I Make a Will Without Spending a Fortune?The process can be much simpler and cheaper than you might expect.
  30. crime
    17-Year-Old Arrested in Connection With Kenosha Protest ShootingKyle Rittenhouse, a former police cadet, has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide.
  31. how i get it done
    How I Get It Done: Dead to Me Creator Liz FeldmanOn pitching a comedy series about grief, learning to trust her gut, and the challenges of a virtual writers’ room.
  32. 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?
  33. power
    Athletes Are Holding a Massive Strike to Protest Police BrutalityEverything we know about the historic, unprecedented sports strike taking place right now.
  34. crime
    Did TikTok Help Solve a Decades-Old Disappearance?Alissa Turney vanished in 2001. Now, after her sister’s years-long social media campaign, her stepfather faces homicide charges.
  35. culture
    Chatting With the Feminist Icon I Played on TVBrenda Feigen talks to Ari Graynor, who portrays Feigen in Mrs. America.
  36. climate
    Yet Again, Wildfires Are Ravaging CaliforniaA collision of extreme weather conditions are creating an unprecedented fire season in the Golden State.
  37. coronavirus
    Colleges Are Suspending Students for PartyingAs universities resume in-person classes, you have to wonder: What did they expect?
  38. rnc 2020
    Anti-Abortion Activist Totally Fine With Police Profiling Her Biracial Son“Statistically, my brown son is more likely to commit a violent offense over my white sons,” says RNC speaker Abby Johnson.
  39. politics
    Evangelical Hypocrite to Face ConsequencesLiberty University says Jerry Falwell Jr. has resigned as its president, effective immediately.
  40. power
    Candidate Who Admitted to Revenge Porn Refuses to Drop OutIn a remarkably entitled statement, Aaron Coleman announced he is staying in the race — and didn’t offer a single apology to his victims.
  41. ask a boss
    ‘Should I Tell My Boss About My Slacker Co-Worker?’When something impacts your team’s work, there can be an argument for having a onetime, discreet conversation with your manager.
  42. power
    Corey Couldn’t Take It AnymoreA Yale cafeteria worker smashed a monument to slavery, and changed an institution.
  43. rnc 2020
    Kimberly Guilfoyle Yells into the VoidDon Jr.’s girlfriend dispensed Trump talking points at a terrifying volume at the RNC.
  44. culture
    Breonna Taylor Is on the Cover of Vanity FairThe magazine commissioned a portrait by Amy Sherald.
  45. politics
    What’s Going on With the Conways?Kellyanne Conway and her husband have both stepped down from their positions — a day after their daughter tweeted she was seeking emancipation.
  46. do you like it?
    Behold, Melania’s ‘Rose’ GardenFor a rose garden? Not very rosy.
  47. end times
    An Asteroid Is Headed for Earth Just Before Election DayIncredible timing.
  48. voter suppression
    What You Can Do About Trump’s Attack on the Postal ServiceAnd the best practices for mail-in voting amid Trump’s funding cuts to the USPS.
  49. q+a
    Chanel Miller Is Happy You Know Her Name NowThe author-artist on life after Emily Doe and the importance of appreciating the little things.
  50. law
    Are Uber and Lyft Shutting Down in California?The ride-hailing companies threatened to stop operations in protest of a recent labor law. Here’s what we know.
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