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  1. tiktok
    What’s Going on With Trump’s TikTok Ban and the Microsoft Deal?As TikTok users continue to hold their looped breath, Microsoft is again trying to acquire the app after dealing with some Trump-prompted confusion.
  2. best of the cut
    Binge the Best of The Cut on TuesdaysA roundup of our favorite episodes of the Cut’s podcast.
  3. an ode
    Laura Dern Is So Good at SittingA study of the actress’ perfect posture.
  4. mueller time
    The Last Mueller Report Speculation You’ll Ever Have to ReadAn ongoing collection of the latest speculation about the new report that no one has seen but everyone still has an opinion about.
  5. roundup
    How Screwed Is Trump? Collected Commentary on the Cohen and Manafort MemosThe president thinks he’s been cleared, but pundits and experts who actually understand the Cohen and Manafort sentencing memos beg to differ.
  6. sealed with a kiss
    The 8 Best Lipsticks Under $30Cool lips, full wallets, can’t lose.
  7. best of beauty
    The 10 Best Korean Skin Care Products of 2018According to K-Beauty curator, Soko Glam.
  8. anniversaries
    All the Sex and the City Anniversary Stories You Need to ReadFrom the significance of Carrie’s tutu, to reviewing the Sex and the City bus tour.
  9. explainers
    Beyond Russia: Understanding the New Trump Campaign Collusion StoryEverything we know about the newly revealed Trump Tower meeting, the alleged collusion offer from a Gulf State emissary, and what it all might mean.
  10. everything guide
    The Best Mascaras We’ve Ever Written AboutAll 73 of them.
  11. the media
    Joy Reid’s Missed OpportunityHer apology for having once held homophobic views was both incomplete and instructive.
  12. roundup
    The Starbucks Arrests and the Toll of Routine BiasWhat we know about the arrests of two black men in a Philadelphia Starbucks, and what the response to the viral story is revealing.
  13. let's makeup
    11 Japanese Drugstore Products Loved by a Makeup ArtistWhat Fiona Stiles had to buy on her last trip to Tokyo.
  14. roundup
    The Real Damage of the Nunes MemoThe integrity of the U.S. law enforcement system is under attack, and Trump may already be winning the battle.
  15. international affairs
    What the Hell Is Happening in Iran?Two people have been killed and some social media is being blocked as widespread protests continue.
  16. select all
    The Best Wireless Chargers for iPhone 8 and iPhone XWelcome to the world of wireless charging, iPhone users.
  17. trump administration
    Reports: Trump Considering Staff Shakeup at Demoralized White HouseThe president knows who’s to blame for the fallout over Comey, and it’s definitely not himself.
  18. lawsuits
    Did Monsanto Hire Online Trolls to Attack Critics?A pending lawsuit makes the allegation.
  19. roundup
    What Pundits Are Saying About the French ElectionEmmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen are headed into a historic race.
  20. roundup
    Reports: Fragile Peace Accord Reached in Bannon-Kushner WarAll quiet on the West Wing front?
  21. awful things
    U.S. Acknowledges Mosul Air Strike That May Have Killed HundredsAs many as 200 civilians may have been killed when three houses collapsed after a coalition attack on ISIS militants in the area.
  22. roundup
    Reports: Trump’s ‘Art’ Didn’t Work on Failed AHCA DealWhite House and GOP insiders have been leaking their stories following the demise of Trumpcare.
  23. Trump Asks Congress to Investigate His Unsubstantiated Obama Wiretap Claims“I will be proven right,” Trump has reportedly said, but the White House, unwilling or unable to provide evidence, is passing the buck to Congress.
  24. international affairs
    Sweden Confused After Trump Cites Nonexistent Terrorist IncidentTrump’s fake Swedish news reflects a misleading right-wing narrative about refugee-perpetrated crime.
  25. roundup
    Will Trump Stand by Michael Flynn?The embattled national-security adviser could become the administration’s first sacrifice to the realities of political turmoil.
  26. The Year in News2016 was an absolute nightmare, but thankfully comedy was there to keep us somewhat sane. From the world of television to movies, podcasts, web […]
  27. roundup
    Reports: Trump Will Pick Exxon CEO With Close Russia Ties for Secretary of StateRex Tillerson’s close relationship with Putin may make his nomination a target for Russia-wary Republicans.
  28. international affairs
    Intentional or Accidental, Trump’s Taiwan Call Risks a Diplomatic DisasterChina has lodged a complaint about the call, while Trump lodges a complaint against foreign-policy experts who are wondering if he’s in over his head.
  29. democracy
    What Happens If Trump Supporters Believe His ‘Rigged Election’ Hype?The ugliness of this campaign could get worse on Election Day.
  30. roundup
    How Will Voters Separate Fact From Fiction at the Debates?This campaign is not like the others. Will the debate moderators adapt?
  31. roundup
    Hillary Clinton Says Half of Trump Supporters Are ‘Deplorable’The Trump campaign has gone into full outrage mode over the remark, but is Clinton wrong?
  32. roundup
    No, the Brexit Doesn’t Mean Trump Will Win, But It’s Still an Important WarningThe U.S. and U.K. electorates have been primed by many of the same anxieties, and the anti-Trump elite better pay attention.
  33. roundup
    As Profile of Orlando Shooter Develops, Questions About His Motives RemainWas Omar Mateen an ISIS-inspired terrorist, a self-loathing closet case, a mentally ill mass-murderer, or any or all of the above?
  34. roundup
    Muhammad Ali’s Declaration of IndependenceLooking at how many are remembering Ali, it’s clear that America badly needed one.
  35. roundup
    Ted Cruz Snags More Delegates, If That Even Matters AnymoreTrump is still on track to win the nomination, though how much “evolving” he’ll be able to do for a win in November remains an open question.
  36. roundup
    Rubio Wins Puerto Rico, But Does It Even Matter?At this point, Rubio’s continued presence in the race is tantamount to supporting Trump.
  37. Health Concerns
    The FDA Will Finally Test Food for Traces of the Weed Killer RoundupIt’s considered “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the WHO.
  38. roundup
    Is Bernie Sanders’s ‘Political Revolution’ Fading?So far, the new-voter turnout Bernie needs doesn’t seem to be materializing.
  39. roundup
    How the Republican Plan to Replace Justice Scalia Could BackfireWhether they obstruct Obama’s nominee or not, there are a lot of ways for the GOP to lose this fight.
  40. What Critics Are Saying About The Revenant Critics agree it’s a sensory feast, but is the story left famished?
  41. This Week in Comedy: Harry Shearer May or May Not Be Leaving ‘The Simpsons’-Harry Shearer announced that he is leaving The Simpsons after 26 seasons, but there’s still a chance he could sign on for another couple […]
  42. This Week in Comedy: Amy Schumer’s ‘12 Angry Men’ Parody Blows Up the […]-We explained why 12 Angry Men Inside Amy Schumer was so perfect. -Check out the list of comedians getting Comedy Central Half Hour specials […]
  43. This Week in Comedy: ‘The Last Man on Earth’ Ends Season 1-We reviewed the somewhat uneven first season of The Last Man on Earth . -We looked into how improv helps television’s best comedy […]
  44. This Week in Comedy: The Next Wave 2015-We talked to the experts and compiled our list of the best up-and-coming comics in New York, Los Angeles, and other cities. -A dozen Native […]
  45. This Week in Comedy: Live Shows for the ‘Mr. Show’ Reunion Bring It Ever […]-We got exclusive photos from the secret rehearsal show of With Bob and David, the Mr. Show reunion coming to Netflix. -With Denver’s thriving […]
  46. This Week in Comedy: RIP Stan Freberg-Comedy legend Stan Freberg died at age 88. -Silicon Valley premieres Sunday on HBO, and Zach Woods talked with us about the intricacies of […]
  47. This Week in Comedy: The ‘Mr. Show’ Reunion Is a Go-Netflix ordered a new sketch series, With Bob and David, from Mr. Show creators Bob Odenkirk and David Cross. It tapes its live portions in LA […]
  48. This Week in Comedy: ‘Super Troopers 2’ Is a Go-Broken Lizard launched an Indiegogo Campaign this week to make Super Troopers 2 and it reached its $2M goal within a day. -We got a behind […]
  49. This Week in Comedy: ‘Community’ Is Back-Dan Harmon spoke with us about the sixth season of Community, which debuted on Yahoo! Screen this week. -Watch Sarah Silverman’s tribute to […]
  50. This Week in Comedy: RIP Sam Simon-The Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon died at 59 this week. A documentary on his life, Rebel with a Cause: The Sam Simon Story, airs Sunday on […]
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