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 2021-10-16 13:00 

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Todd Haynes Explains Why The Velvet Underground Couldn't Be a Typical Documentary...

The new documentary is as much about pop art and sexual liberation as it is about a legendary band....

 2021-10-16 12:00 

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Help! My Ex Is Insisting on an Embarrassing Name for Our Child Out of "Tradition."...

I don't want to start her life off with a family feud, but this is awful!...

 2021-10-15 20:59 

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I'm a Little Bummed That Adele Lost Weight...

Yes, I know this is not about me. But it's not just about Adele either....

 2021-10-15 20:37 

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Todd Haynes' Velvet Underground Documentary Will Change the Way You Think About the Band...

The new movie, streaming on Apple TV+, rescues the group from being just a band that inspired other bands....

 2021-10-15 20:02 

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Biden's Supreme Court Commission Walked Straight Into the Legitimacy Trap...

By throwing cold water on real reforms, the commission has embraced the dangerous status quo....

 2021-10-15 19:15 

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Everything We Know About the Maryland Zebras On the Run...

Zebras on the loose! (Explained.)...

 2021-10-15 19:00 

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The School Board Screamers Are Loud, But Most Americans Agree On How History Should Be Taught...

More than three-quarters of us think some discomfort in the classroom is par for the course....

 2021-10-15 18:53 

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The Absolute Simplest Explanation for America's Supply Chain Woes...

Snarled ports. Empty store shelves. Panicky Christmas shoppers. It all flows from one issue....

 2021-10-15 17:43 

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When Squid Game Memes Stop Being Funny...

When something goes as viral as the Netflix hit has, it risks losing its original meaning....

 2021-10-15 17:43 

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Why Hasn't the New York Times Made Ben Smith Sell His BuzzFeed Options Yet?...

Exposing Ozy only made this problem more glaring....

 2021-10-15 17:29 

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What Exactly Does Kyrie Irving Think He's Doing?...

The Brooklyn Nets star appears to have his own mission twisted....

 2021-10-15 15:54 

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Don't Celebrate Microsoft for Pulling LinkedIn Out of China Just Yet...

LinkedIn's departure from China does nothing to decrease online censorship there....

 2021-10-15 15:44 

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One Trade That's Loving the Supply Chain Crisis...

Ikea and Crate and Barrel are plagued by shortages. These people are filling the void....

 2021-10-15 10:00 

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How a Former Gun Executive Changed His Mind and Turned on the NRA...

"Guns are inherently dangerous, and just because we're gun experts doesn't mean that we're immune from the bad things that guns can do."...

 2021-10-15 09:58 

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Dear Care and Feeding: I'm Worried My Easy-Crying Tendencies Are Rubbing Off on My Toddler...

Parenting advice on easy tears, confusing pronouns, and lazy teens....

 2021-10-15 09:55 

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Think You're Smarter Than Slate's Senior Director for Strategy? Find Out With This Week's News Quiz....

Test your knowledge of this week's big stories....

 2021-10-15 09:45 

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Lord, Terry McAuliffe Is Making Dems Squirm...

The governor's race in Virginia has reached its panic stage....

 2021-10-15 09:40 

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Succession Isn't What It Pretends to Be...

Think of it as a sitcom trapped in the body of a drama....

 2021-10-14 23:38 

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Dave Chappelle Accomplished Exactly What He Wanted To...

His new special is a disappointment, but not a betrayal....

 2021-10-14 21:05 

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I Don't Think I Can Follow the Most Important Rule of Sex...

Does that mean I have to stop having it?...

 2021-10-14 20:57 

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Will a New Study on Menthol Cigarettes' Harm to Black Americans Finally Push the FDA to Act?...

"There's no reason that the FDA should be stalling around any longer."...

 2021-10-14 20:23 

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What's Fact and What's Fiction in The Last Duel...

The film pits Matt Damon against Adam Driver in a medieval battle over sexual assault. But did any of that really happen?...

 2021-10-14 19:47 

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Instagram Triggered My Eating Disorder...

The platform could be doing so much more to protect its users....

 2021-10-14 19:44 

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Will Merrick Garland Put Steve Bannon in Jail?...

The law actually demands it....

 2021-10-14 18:23 

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"Doing What an Angry 3-Year-Old Would Do" Is the Only Remaining Republican Principle...

You'd think this would be an unsustainable way to govern or win elections. But temper tantrums can last a long time....

 2021-10-14 17:55 

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I Couldn't Afford Hearing Aids Until I Got a Six-Figure Book Deal...

For years, I simply lived in limbo....

 2021-10-14 17:20 

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How the Streaming Boom Is Driving the Push for an Unprecedented Hollywood Strike...

TV and film crews have had enough of long hours, low pay, and unsafe sets....

 2021-10-14 17:12 

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Midnight Mass Is Drenched in Blood and Catholicism, but There's One Thing Missing...

Whether you're fighting vampires or addiction, it helps to have a higher power....

 2021-10-14 17:07 

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Contagious Cancers in Animals Are a Warning to Humans...

We may not be at risk of contagious cancers creating a zombie apocalypse in humans—but we still need to take heed....

 2021-10-14 17:04 

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The Biggest Danger to the U.S. Men's Soccer Team's World Cup Hopes...

Despite a thrilling win over Costa Rica, it was on full display Wednesday....

 2021-10-14 09:58 

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Help! I Gave My Sister-In-Law's Kids Oatmeal, and Her Reaction Shocked Me....

She drops them off without warning all the time—what does she expect?...

 2021-10-14 09:55 

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Ask a Teacher: My Colleague is So Mistaken About How to Help Her Students...

Teacher advice on fidget chairs, boundaries, and Covid....

 2021-10-14 09:50 

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A New Documentary Says Brittany Murphy Was the Victim of a Grift...

A new HBO doc suggests that there are more secrets behind her haunting final years....

 2021-10-14 09:45 

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A Mom Who Hasn't Gotten Vaxxed—and Might Not Vaccinate Her Kids—Explains Herself...

"I'm not saying that I won't ever get them vaccinated. We might go next weekend. I'm just super hesitant."...

 2021-10-13 22:42 

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The Only Thing I Really Desire During Sex Is Illegal. What Now?...

No one can ever find out about this....

 2021-10-13 22:40 

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Yale Law School's Free Speech Blunder Bolsters the Federalist Society's Victim Mentality...

Yale did not actually punish a conservative student for his speech. But its actions were still deeply misguided....

 2021-10-13 22:15 

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The Crucial Decision Democrats Have to Make Now...

Will Team Do Fewer Things or Team Do It All But for Less Time win?...

 2021-10-13 20:58 

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The DHS Office That Found "No Major Incidents" on Jan. 6 Needs to Be Disbanded...

This report might be the most damning review of government work in memory....

 2021-10-13 18:02 

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My Boyfriend's Been Living With Me Rent-Free for Four Years...

He's still paying the mortgage on his empty condo....

 2021-10-13 17:24 

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Are Russians Using Microwave Tech to Attack Americans?...

There is very little known about "Havana syndrome." But the Biden administration is looking to a familiar foe....

 2021-10-13 16:54 

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The Biggest Thing Court Watchers Are Getting Wrong About SCOTUS...

The narrative is not as clear-cut as it may seem....

 2021-10-13 16:32 

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Dear Care and Feeding: It's 2:40 a.m. and I'm Getting Desperate...

Parenting advice on sleepless toddlers, baby-proofing, and gender conversations....

 2021-10-13 14:55 

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Matt Damon. Ben Affleck. A Medieval #MeToo Story. What Could Go Wrong?...

The Last Duel is indefensibly silly, and also kind of fun....

 2021-10-13 12:30 

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I Found Clickhole's "Worst Person You Know"...

I had to know what he thought of becoming a legend....

 2021-10-13 10:00 

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Help! I Am Disturbed by What My Boyfriend Revealed to Me in Therapy....

Now I can't seem to feel emotionally connected to him....

 2021-10-13 09:45 

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"Oh, Your Hearing Won't Be Coming Back"...

After surviving a traumatic brain injury and a coma, I was prepared for baddish news—but not for it to be delivered so swiftly and decisively....

 2021-10-13 02:00 

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What's Fact and What's Fiction in the Impeachment Episode About Monica Lewinsky's Interrogation...

It really did happen at the Pentagon City Mall....

 2021-10-12 22:26 

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The Reason Southwest Airlines Had an Epic Meltdown This Weekend...

Republicans blamed vaccine mandates, but the truth is stranger....

 2021-10-12 22:14 

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The Nursing Mother Who Was Deported After a Mississippi ICE Raid in 2019 Is Back in Custody...

Now, her lawyer is pushing the Biden administration to help her return to her family....

 2021-10-12 21:36 

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Stop Asking Mitski if She's OK...

Her new music video is haunting, disconcerting, and 100 percent her....

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