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 2021-01-18 22:57 

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So Many People Are Dying of COVID-19 That L.A. County Suspended Cremation Limits...

The death rate is more than double of pre-pandemic years....

 2021-01-18 21:16 

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Giuliani Won't Represent Trump at Impeachment Trial After All...

The former mayor now claims he can't represent Trump because his speech at the rally that preceded the Capitol riot makes him a potential witness....

 2021-01-18 20:14 

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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Calls for Protests After Court-Ordered Detention...

The Kremlin critic was subject to an extraordinarily fast court hearing in which a judge ordered he be jailed for 30 days....

 2021-01-18 18:27 

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FBI Vets all National Guard Troops in D.C. for Inauguration Amid Fears of Insider Attack...

Officials assure there is no evidence of any threats but screening comes as several participants in the Capitol riot were found to have military ties....

 2021-01-18 17:39 

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Dear Care and Feeding: Our Daughter Has Named Her Black Baby Doll "Night"...

Parenting advice on doll names, dad distress, and pandemic newborns....

 2021-01-18 16:30 

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My Friend Is Plotting to Steal My Hot, Charcuterie-Slinging Lover...

Her recent proposal was a nice try, but I see her game....

 2021-01-18 16:18 

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FBI Investigating if Capitol Rioter Stole Laptop From Pelosi's Office to Sell to Russia...

Authorities are investigating claims she planned to send the computer to a friend in Russia, who would then sell it to the foreign intelligence service....

 2021-01-18 15:00 

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How Teaching Writing Makes Jonathan Lethem's Own Writing Better...

Don't feel sorry for writers who "have to" teach....

 2021-01-18 14:52 

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Trump Ready to Issue 100 Pardons, Commutations Before Leaving Office...

Trump has spent lots of time debating whether he should issue preemptive pardons to his adult children and maybe even to himself....

 2021-01-18 14:13 

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Phil Spector Transformed Pop Music and Destroyed Lives...

The late producer's innovations go beyond his "wall of sound," his crimes beyond murder....

 2021-01-18 10:50 

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What to Do (Even Now) if You're Stuck in a Job You Hate...

Don't assume you have to quit....

 2021-01-18 10:45 

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When My Maternity Ward Became a COVID ICU...

We were so desperate we used baby monitors to watch oxygen levels....

 2021-01-18 01:30 

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My Body, Er, Strongly Disagrees With My Favorite Sex Act...

Please tell me how to do it anyway....

 2021-01-18 01:17 

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Trump Allies Reportedly Collecting Lots of Cash From People Seeking Pardons...

Wealthy felons are paying insiders tens of thousands of dollars to try to get the president to hear their case for a pardon....

 2021-01-17 23:19 

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Kremlin Critic Navalny Detained on Return to Russia Months After Being Poisoned...

He had spent five months in Germany recovering from a poisoning....

 2021-01-17 21:52 

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Karl Rove: Trump More Likely to Be Convicted if Giuliani Defends Him in Impeachment Trial...

Giuliani says he's part of the president's defense team but Trump spokesperson says no decisions have been made on that front....

 2021-01-17 19:41 

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Talk of Election Fraud Online Plunges After Trump Kicked Off Twitter, Facebook...

Banning tens of thousands of accounts linked to QAnon also likely had an effect on the online discourse....

 2021-01-17 18:17 

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Trump Leaving Office With Lowest Approval Rating of His Presidency...

The decline appears to be in large part due to Republicans who have soured on the president....

 2021-01-17 14:26 

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GOP Sen. Ben Sasse: QAnon, Conspiracy Theories Are Destroying Republican Party...

The senator from Nebraska said some Republican leaders "thought they could preach the Constitution while winking at QAnon."...

 2021-01-17 14:00 

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Help! My Husband Won't Let Me Go a Day Without Makeup....

He is worried that this is the beginning of a "downward spiral" for me into a messy, slobby woman with permanent razor stubble....

 2021-01-17 13:00 

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Dear Care and Feeding: My In-Laws Gifted My Daughter a Stuffed Dead Rabbit. She Loves It....

Parenting advice on grandparents, gifts, and naptime....

 2021-01-16 23:12 

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Trump Targeted the Mentally Ill With His Lame Duck Execution Spree...

The Trump Administration's 2020-21 execution spree came to an end on Friday with the execution of the Dustin Higgs....

 2021-01-16 22:42 

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Man Arrested in D.C. With Unauthorized Inauguration Credentials, a Loaded Gun, and Lots of Ammo...

Police found a Glock loaded with a high-capacity magazine and 17 rounds of ammunition as well as 509 rounds for the pistol, including hollow-point bullets....

 2021-01-16 20:48 

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Fox News Can Barely Admit the Capitol Riot Is a Story...

The network can't reckon with its decades of fomenting right-wing rage—so it's complaining about Twitter....

 2021-01-16 20:29 

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Trump Allies Reportedly Want Ivanka to Challenge Rubio for Florida Senate Seat...

The president's daughter hasn't actually said she wants to do it....

 2021-01-16 17:39 

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Sotomayor Condemns Trump's Execution Spree: "This Is Not Justice"...

A stunning, unprecedented decision drew an incandescent rebuke from Sotomayor, the conscience of the court....

 2021-01-16 16:26 

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Officer Almost Crushed by Capitol Mob: "If it Wasn't My Job I Would Have Done That for Free"...

Daniel Hodges said he was surprised how the insurrectionists thought police officers would side with them....

 2021-01-16 16:15 

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The Golf World Hardly Deserves Praise for "Breaking" With Trump...

There's too much entanglement here to assume this is anything like a total and permanent divorce....

 2021-01-16 15:00 

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Future Tense Newsletter: Welcome to the Great Deplatforming...

Need to get caught up on the wave of content moderation news? We have you covered....

 2021-01-16 14:35 

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Trump's Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany Leaves White House a Few Days Early...

She will be working remotely from Tampa until Wednesday....

 2021-01-16 13:00 

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Help! I'm Falling for This Guy I Met on Reddit....

I've never heard his voice or seen a picture of him, but we have mind-blowing virtual sex....

 2021-01-16 10:59 

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Oh God, I Just Read a Book Called My Antifa Lover: A Riot of the Heart: Steamy Romance Against Fascism...

I cannot believe this is real....

 2021-01-16 10:45 

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Black Doctors Explain How to Overcome Reluctance Toward the COVID Vaccine...

Trusting in immunization requires gaining trust in an often unworthy medical system....

 2021-01-16 00:38 

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What It Was Like to Wait in Line at Brooklyn Army Terminal, Hoping for a Vaccine...

"I definitely think they should have had a better system....I was just thinking, 'wow this is a stroke of luck.'"...

 2021-01-15 22:32 

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Trump's Final Attempt to Sabotage the Census Has Officially Failed...

The president's effort to exclude undocumented immigrants from apportionment collapsed in his final days....

 2021-01-15 21:10 

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Pence Breaks With His Party to Finally Concede the Election...

Donald Trump will likely never admit that he lost....

 2021-01-15 20:41 

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Dear Care and Feeding: My In-Laws Just Announced They're Getting a "Summer Home" on Our Street...

Parenting advice on invasive in-laws, grandparenting assistance, and poor parenting enablement....

 2021-01-15 19:49 

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Vision Is Hot Now...

The hero we deserve....

 2021-01-15 19:46 

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Democrats Experience First Online Meltdown of Biden Era Over Question of What "$2,000" Means...

Is a $600 check and a $1,400 check a $2,000 check?...

 2021-01-15 19:46 

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What Will a Million Distraught Disneyland Superfans Do Now That the Annual Pass Is Dead?...

One passholder visited 2,995 consecutive days before the park closed in March....

 2021-01-15 19:40 

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Sheriffs Helped Lead This Insurrection...

Sheriffs play a key role in right-wing white supremacist movements....

 2021-01-15 19:39 

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The Real Bridgerton Mystery I Couldn't Stop Thinking About...

I have questions about a certain business model....

 2021-01-15 19:20 

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How Star Trek Redeemed a Race of Sexy Alien Slaves...

For decades the green-skinned Orions were pirates and slaves and not much else. This year, two shows changed that....

 2021-01-15 18:11 

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The Stories George Saunders Thinks Every Aspiring Writer Should Read...

Can the old Russian masters really teach us everything we need to know about writing?...

 2021-01-15 18:10 

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Three Breakout Stars of Quarantine Comedy, in Conversation...

"In my T-shirt, unshowered, talking s--t."...

 2021-01-15 15:46 

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Oklahoma GOP Senator Is Sorry His Effort to Delegitimize the Election Result Offended Black Constituents...

"My intent to give a voice to Oklahomans who had questions was never also an intent to diminish the voice of any Black American."...

 2021-01-15 15:35 

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Mike Pompeo Was the Worst Secretary of State in American History...

Trump's most fervid lapdog is in a class of his own....

 2021-01-15 15:29 

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The Biden Administration Needs to Invest in Early-Stage Climate-Friendly Energy Tech...

Much of the conversation around federal clean energy policy has focused on solar, wind, and personal electric vehicles. That's not enough....

 2021-01-15 15:00 

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The Magical Feature That Gives Candles an Upgrade...

These wood wick candles are like a tiny fire in a jar....

 2021-01-15 14:00 

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To Celebrate Wikipedia's 20th Birthday, Try Editing It...

If you use Wikipedia, you should consider editing it, too....

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