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 2021-06-22 20:04 

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Stop Telling Justice Breyer to Retire...

Not only is it counterproductive, but it misses the point....

 2021-06-22 18:26 

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You'll Never Guess Who's Making Bank Selling $250 Preflight COVID Tests...

When you need a negative result to board a flight, you'll pony up....

 2021-06-22 18:24 

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The Evidence of Trump's Pandemic Sabotage Keeps Piling Up...

A new book shows how he concealed the crisis to protect his image....

 2021-06-22 18:12 

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Everyone Is Quitting Their Job and It's Great...

We are a nation of fast-food workers cannonballing into the bubble-filled sink of liberation....

 2021-06-22 18:06 

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I Ended a Mind-Blowing Affair. Now I No Longer Want to Have Sex With My Husband....

He's never been good at pleasing me....

 2021-06-22 18:01 

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Could "the Simone Biles of Antitrust" Break Up Amazon?...

"You see a lot of skepticism around Big Tech right now, and it's largely because of the movement Lina Khan has been leading."...

 2021-06-22 17:45 

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A Spanish-Language Journalist's Favorite Part of Local News...

"I really need my daily exercise of jousting with the community."...

 2021-06-22 17:32 

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Can the Right Make Good Satire Without Collapsing Due to Fake News?...

The conflicts the Babylon Bee keeps finding itself in point to the problem....

 2021-06-22 16:11 

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The Class-Conscious Reboots Hollywood Should Make After Gossip Girl...

Which other horrible rich characters should we remake to "wrestle with their privilege"?...

 2021-06-22 15:44 

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HBO Is Entering an Identity Crisis...

The Warner-Discovery merger bundles the prestige brand with Animal Planet and 90 Day Fianc....

 2021-06-22 14:03 

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Obama Comes Out in Support of Manchin's Voting Rights Compromise...

Obama supports Manchin's effort to get Republican support on the For the People Act....

 2021-06-22 10:54 

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Federal Judge Dismisses Civil Suit's Claims Against Trump for Clearing Lafayette Square Protesters...

The 2017 Trump appointee ruled conspiracy claims were "simply too speculative."...

 2021-06-22 09:59 

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Help! I Found My Friend's Spouse on Grindr....

Do I tell her?...

 2021-06-22 09:55 

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Dear Care and Feeding: My Reckless In-Laws Want to Take My Son on Vacation...

Parenting advice on drinking and driving, free-range parenting, and SIDS....

 2021-06-22 09:50 

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Think You Know More About the Road to the Iraq War Than Joel Anderson? Find Out With This Special News Quiz....

Test your knowledge of this season of Slow Burn, about the lead-up to the Iraq war....

 2021-06-22 09:45 

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Why Is Venmo Suddenly Asking Me to Verify My Identity?...

The app appears to have been progressively ramping up its efforts to verify users since the spring....

 2021-06-22 00:02 

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Raiders Defensive End Carl Nassib Comes Out, Becoming the First Openly Gay Active NFL Player...

Although several retired NFL players have come out in the past, Nassib is the first to do so while actively playing in the league....

 2021-06-21 22:04 

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The Supreme Court Moves the Shadow Docket Out Into the Light...

A "troubling" new holding on religious freedom....

 2021-06-21 19:33 

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The NCAA Is Running an Illegal Cartel and the Supreme Court Knows It...

Monday's decision suggests that the NCAA's exploitative business model may violate antitrust laws....

 2021-06-21 19:06 

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Help! My Sister Wants to Visit, but Her Snoring Sounds Like Trains Colliding....

I've tried to talk to her about it. It didn't go well....

 2021-06-21 15:56 

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Evangelicals Are at War With Themselves...

Divisions ran deep at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting....

 2021-06-21 15:30 

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The Things My Boyfriend "Punishes" Me for Have Gotten Really Weird...

I like playing naughty, but not like this....

 2021-06-21 15:00 

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Bot-Generated Comments on Government Proposals Could Be Useful Someday...

After the FCC net neutrality proposal mess in 2017, anxiety about computer-generated comments might go too far....

 2021-06-21 14:04 

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How Missed Calls Became a COVID Lifeline in Parts of Rural India...

It's like a voice-based social media network that works without the internet....

 2021-06-21 12:24 

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Dear Care and Feeding: My Partner Prefers Video Games to Our Son and Me...

Parenting advice on gaming, grandparents, and social justice....

 2021-06-21 09:59 

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Can an NFT Artist Sell Virtually the Same Work More Than Once?...

You spent thousands on an NFT, and now the artist has sold a nearly identical one for much less. Now what?...

 2021-06-21 09:50 

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The Pandemic Brought More Flavorful Flour Into America's Kitchens...

All-purpose flour shortages boosted small mills, changing the way we bake....

 2021-06-21 09:45 

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The People Who Voice Audiobooks With Diverse Characters Are Squirming Right Now...

"Let's say the book is set in New York and the detective is hard-boiled, an Italian-American. I can do that. But then minor characters start showing up."...

 2021-06-21 08:59 

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John Oliver Explains Why PACE Is Probably a Bad Way to Finance Your Home Improvements...

The only nuts-and-bolts explanation of Property Assessed Clean Energy financing with a cameo from George Clooney. So far....

 2021-06-21 00:02 

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My Mother-in-Law Blew All Her Money and Now Wants Her Kids to Support Her...

Neither of her children wants to keep bailing her out....

 2021-06-20 23:40 

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I Tried to Be Honest With My Girlfriend About Our Sex Life. Uh, That Did Not Go Well....

I don't know what I expected, but certainly not this....

 2021-06-20 20:47 

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Nine Children, One Adult Killed in Alabama Car Crash During Storm...

A sheriff characterized it as the worst traffic accident he had ever witnessed in his life....

 2021-06-20 18:04 

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Watch: Crowd Boos Sen. Ron Johnson at Milwaukee Juneteenth Celebration...

The bill making Juneteenth a holiday only passed the Senate after the Wisconsin Republican dropped his efforts to block it....

 2021-06-20 15:49 

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VA to Cover Gender-Confirmation Surgery for Transgender Veterans for the First Time...

Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough announced the plan during a Pride Month event in Orlando....

 2021-06-20 13:47 

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One Dead After Pickup Truck Drives Into Crowd at Florida Pride Parade...

At first witnesses said the crash looked intentional but then other members of the community disputed that characterization....

 2021-06-20 12:00 

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Help! My Ex-Boyfriend Wants to Pay Me to Go on Dates....

He's completely, unabashedly still in love with me....

 2021-06-20 11:00 

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Dear Care and Feeding: My In-Laws Think I Play Favorites With My Family...

Parenting advice on COVID vaccines, unsupportive parents, and overtaxed friendships....

 2021-06-19 20:07 

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Bidens' Dog Champ Dies at 13: "Our Sweet, Good Boy"...

The German shepherd "died peacefully at home," President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden said....

 2021-06-19 18:21 

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Hardliner Linked to Mass Executions Wins Iran Presidency Amid Low Turnout...

Amnesty International called on Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi to be investigated for crimes against humanity....

 2021-06-19 14:25 

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Unvaccinated Player Blasts NFL COVID Protocols: "I'd Rather Die Actually Living"...

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley said he won't adhere to rules that set out different guidelines for those who have been vaccinated....

 2021-06-19 14:00 

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What's Still Missing From The Handmaid's Tale...

Plus: Stories from the recent past of Future Tense....

 2021-06-19 14:00 

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The Best Photos We Didn't Use This Week: The NBA Celebrates Hot Vax Summer...

This is how it's done....

 2021-06-19 12:02 

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Help! A Family Member Told Me About Their Secret Affair....

Now they're villainizing me for not supporting them....

 2021-06-19 09:59 

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Gyms Shouldn't Have Scales...

They are useless, at best, in this context....

 2021-06-19 09:55 

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The Iraqis Who Survived America's Shock and Awe...

"I felt like somebody stomped on my heart. I knew these guys are going to their death."...

 2021-06-19 09:45 

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Investment Firms Aren't Buying All the Houses. But They Are Buying the Most Important Ones....

Invitation Homes bought 90 percent of the homes for sale in some ZIP codes in Atlanta in the early 2010s....

 2021-06-18 21:42 

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U.S. Catholic Bishops Take Major Step Toward Possible Rebuke of Biden...

Bishops voted in favor of drafting a document that could ultimately lead to denying Communion to public figures who support abortion rights....

 2021-06-18 20:13 

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Pence Booed and Heckled at Conservative Conference: "Traitor!"...

Former Vice President Mike Pence spoke at the Faith & Freedom Coalition Conference in Orlando....

 2021-06-18 19:13 

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Texans Are Being Asked to Conserve Power. Are the State's February Energy Problems Back?...

Texas' ERCOT most recent conservation alerts highlights flaws in the state electrical grid that could lead to blackouts in high temperatures....

 2021-06-18 18:04 

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Julien Baker's Long Journey to Loving Pride...

"I'm bummed that it took me so long to be able to sit in queer joy."...

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