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How Former Rep. Katie Hill Got Past an “Insurmountable” Scandal. Or Did She?
Former Rep. Katie Hill reflects on her scandal and talks with an expert on public shame.
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Four Teachers on the Lessons of This Very Strange School Year
Amazingly, a few things are better.
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Help! I Just Found Out I Have a 6-Year-Old Daughter.
My name is on the birth certificate. Her mom never told me.
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Dear Care and Feeding: Is It Crazy for Me to Become a Surrogate?
Parenting advice on surrogacy, friendlessness, and newborns.
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First Timers: Out of Prison and Finally Able to Vote
New voters like Dewayne Comer are in high demand this election season.
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What’s Really Going on With Hunter Biden’s Hard Drive? Here’s Everything We Know.
How to make sense of the weirdest, weakest October surprise ever.
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In a 4-4 Split, the Supreme Court Lets Pennsylvania Make Voting Easier—For Now
The decision signals that Amy Coney Barrett will cast the deciding vote in any upcoming election disputes.
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Why The Good Lord Bird Makes Frederick Douglass Look Like a Jerk
Daveed Diggs plays the heroic abolitionist as a vain playboy with two lovers. Here are the facts.
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Teens Offer Adults Some Advice on Understanding Claudia Conway
“You can’t put your entire, 100 percent trust into a 15-year-old.”
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The Legacies of Billy Beane and Daryl Morey
How they changed sports, and why they can be replaced.
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Can Nancy Pelosi and the White House Reach a COVID Deal by the Election?
A key deadline is coming Tuesday night.
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Why Conservatives Like Judges Who Oppose Abortion
It’s not just about reproductive rights.
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My Boyfriend Has Asked for a “Hall Pass”—but Only for Him
He says he no longer finds me attractive.
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Can the TV Networks Get It Right on Nov. 3?
A view from behind the curtain.
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Help! Should I Let My Troubled Daughter Move Back In?
I want her to come home, but my health is poor. I can't deal with the old Nell.
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What Happens When You Chronicle Terrible Men on Dating Apps—and Then Get Engaged to a Guy From Hinge
(Well, this particular man isn’t terrible, probably.)
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How Much Did COVID Drugs Contribute to Trump’s Recovery?
Was it the steroids or the remdesivr or the Regeneron?
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Calling It: Steve Kornacki and Brian Stelter
The beginning of the Gist’s series about election night.
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We’re Living in the Shadows of a Bush v. Gore 2.0
The same people spending money to put Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court are trying to suppress the vote.
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Bolivia’s Socialists Are Back in Power, One Year After a Coup
President Evo Morales was forced out after a disputed election in 2019—but his opponents quickly squandered the little legitimacy they claimed.
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The Messy Battle Over COVID Restrictions in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn
An Orthodox reporter on being attacked by his own community, and how the city screwed up.
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John Oliver Reminds Us America Has Been Screwing Over WHO Long Before Trump
Last Week Tonight offers a very graphic squirrel analogy for the U.S. leaving the World Health Organization in 2021.
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Why D.C. and Oregon Should Vote Yes on Psychedelics
A ballot initiative in Washington would decriminalize some psychedelics, while one in Oregon would create a system for psilocybin-assisted therapy.
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The Right to Escape from Prison
Can a 1974 ruling help prisoners fleeing a COVID-19 outbreak?
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How Hamilton Got Its Iconic Sound
Alex Lacamoire won both a Tony and a Grammy for it.
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Dear Care and Feeding: I Think Kids Should Wear Masks Outside, but Our New Neighbors Disagree
Parenting advice on mask disagreements, essay troubles, and property damage.
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Netflix’s New Rebecca Misses What Made Its Predecessors Great
Ben Wheatley’s movie adaptation trades Freudianism for feminism and loses.
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Future Archaeologists Will Dig Up Disposable Masks
We're using an awful lot of plastic during the pandemic.
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Conflict Over COVID Restrictions in Orthodox Brooklyn
Inspired by Trump, the Orthodox Jewish community rebels against new COVID restrictions.
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I Have the Same Problem Every Time I Have Sex. Does This Happen to All Women?
This has always been an issue, come to think of it.
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