THE FEED
plagued
plagued
The BA.5 COVID Surge Is Here
The worrisome Omicron subvariant, which is better at reinfecting people than any other, is rapidly gaining ground in the U.S.
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early and often
Read the Nastiest Lines From Trump’s $75 Burn Book
The cash-grab coffee-table book Our Journey Together is filled with mean captions written by Trump himself. Here are his most unpresidential musings.
life after roe
life after roe
Will Dobbs Change the Way We Feel About ‘Good’ Republicans?
It’s time to reconsider whether to keep lionizing people like Mike Pence and Liz Cheney.
the city politic
the city politic
New York’s Primaries Were Decided by Politics As Usual
Despite national upheaval, the turnout and results remained distinctly normal.
headaches
headaches
Yep, July 4 Weekend Air Travel Is a Complete Mess
More Americans are hitting the skies than did in 2019 before the pandemic, and the increased delays and cancellations will likely continue all summer.
life after roe
life after roe
Could Dobbs Be Reversed Like Roe Was?
As the fight for abortion rights shifts to the states, advocates shouldn’t give up on eventually prevailing in the Supreme Court.
games
games
It’s Not Too Early to Get Excited About a Subway Series
The Mets and Yankees are simultaneously great for the first time in ages.
sports
sports
Brittney Griner’s All-But-Predetermined Trial Begins
The WNBA star is likely to be convicted and faces up to ten years in Russian prison.
just checking in
just checking in
So What Is Rudy Giuliani Up to These Days?
Trump’s former attorney has been keeping busy by dealing with January 6–related legal woes, making weird videos, and arguing with parade hecklers.
the national interest
the national interest
The Democratic Party Needs Better Moderates
The centrists have lots of complaints but no solutions.
the city politic
the city politic
Waiting (and Waiting) for an Adams Doctrine
Six months into a highly energetic mayoralty, how has Eric Adams changed the city — if at all?
u.s. supreme court
u.s. supreme court
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Case That Could Gut Voting Rights
Odds are good the conservative majority will confirm total legislative control of redistricting and (more alarmingly) of all election rules.
off-season drama
off-season drama
The Nets May Be Truly Screwed Now
Kevin Durant reportedly wants out, leaving Kyrie Irving as possibly the only superstar standing next year.
the body politic
the body politic
The Abortion Stories We Didn’t Tell
How decades of silence left us unprepared for the post-Roe fight.
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early and often
Supreme Court Ends Term by Sabotaging Fight Against Climate Change
The finale to this devastating term was a landmark decision by conservative justices limiting the EPA’s ability to regulate greenhouse-gas emissions.
crypto
crypto
Oh Look, RadioShack Is Edgy on Twitter Now
A marketing YouTuber is behind the zombie brand’s online resurgence, which is really a crypto gambit.
explainer
explainer
Trump’s Long Campaign to Steal the Presidency: A Timeline
The insurrection wasn’t a one-day event. It was the culmination of a multifaceted, yearslong plot — and it isn’t over.
life after roe.
life after roe.
Women Aren’t Saviors
Liberation requires collective struggle.
life after roe
life after roe
Biden: Scrap the Filibuster (Once) to Codify Abortion
The ultimate Senate traditionalist backs a more drastic approach for the second time in a year.
the national interest
the national interest
Democrats Must Reform the Supreme Court to Save It
Republicans won control of the Court playing by the rules. The rules are bad.
life after roe
life after roe
State Constitutions Are Now an Urgent Abortion Battleground
Now that Roe v. Wade is gone, state courts, and in some cases voters, will decide whether to give abortion rights constitutional protection.
just asking questions
just asking questions
Filmmaker Alex Holder Says Trump Was ‘Utterly Irrational’ After January 6
The documentarian talks about what he saw before, during, and after the attack on the Capitol while he was embedded with the First Family.
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early and often
The Most Explosive Revelations From Cassidy Hutchinson’s Testimony
The ex–Mark Meadows aide testified that Trump lunged at a Secret Service agent on January 6 and said of the armed mob, “They’re not here to hurt me.”
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early and often
2022 Midterms: A Guide to the Races Worth Watching
A cheat sheet to keep track of all the crucial races, primary upsets, and campaign drama — Trump-fueled and otherwise — from now through Election Day.
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early and often
The Drama-Lover’s Guide to the New Trump Books
Love gossip, but not enough to actually read the new batch of Trump books? Here are all the juicy, disturbing, and darkly amusing tidbits you missed.