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 2021-09-29 19:19 

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This Is the Super Mario Bros. Movie Cast That We Really Deserve...

Out with Chris Pratt, in with Robert De Niro....

 2021-09-29 18:15 

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What It's Like to Return to Broadway in the Middle of a Pandemic...

Tshidi Manye has played The Lion King's Rafiki for 24 years. But it's never been like this....

 2021-09-29 17:38 

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We Now Know Why Biden Was in a Hurry to Exit Afghanistan...

He made several missteps, but on the big picture, he was right....

 2021-09-29 17:12 

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The Real Reasons Behind the Crisis at Rikers Island...

Twelve people have died at the jail so far this year. The reasons for the crisis are more complicated than city officials say....

 2021-09-29 09:58 

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Dear Care and Feeding: I Think My Son's Crush Is From an Anti-Vax Family. Should I Drive Them Apart?...

Parenting advice on food hang-ups, dog anxiety, and the school dance....

 2021-09-29 02:01 

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What's Fact and What's Fiction in Impeachment 's Episode About the Tripp-Lewinsky Tapes...

Featuring *that* blue dress....

 2021-09-29 00:02 

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Progressives Thought They Had the Upper Hand In Congress. Here's Why They Were Wrong....

The left couldn't hold a popular bipartisan bill hostage forever....

 2021-09-28 22:19 

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When Powerful People Play the "Mental Health" Card...

The co-founder of Ozy is just the latest to claim that major professional misconduct is due to a medical issue....

 2021-09-28 21:46 

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A Brief History of Adorable, Vaguely Creepy Robot Dogs...

Will Amazon's new Astro, like his predecessors, also quickly shuffle off to doggy heaven?...

 2021-09-28 21:13 

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Elizabeth Warren Is Trying to Nuke Jerome Powell's Renomination, Which Probably Means He'll Keep His Job...

Either the senator from Massachusetts is playing some four-dimensional chess, or she really loathes him....

 2021-09-28 20:22 

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The Afghanistan Blame Game Has Begun in the Senate...

The top three officials responsible for the war agreed it was a rout....

 2021-09-28 19:29 

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When the Doctor Has to Make the Toughest Decision...

Hospitals are inundated again. Supplies are running low. Who gets the help they need?...

 2021-09-28 17:54 

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LeBron, Endorse the Darn Vaccine Already!...

There's one person who can fix any given NBA problem, if he wants to....

 2021-09-28 16:04 

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My Boyfriend Finally Just Confessed the Real Reason Our Sex Life Has Fallen Off. I'm Aghast....

How do I even respond?...

 2021-09-28 15:38 

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Which Lawsuit Will Be the First to Properly Challenge the Texas Abortion Ban?...

Several have been filed. Here's a guide to which ones will go where, and when....

 2021-09-28 14:49 

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Why Only Murders in the Building Is the Most Romantic Show on TV...

Nothing brings people together like investigating a homicide....

 2021-09-28 14:45 

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Why Antibody Tests Can't Tell You if You Should Get a Booster Shot...

They cannot really measure how strong your COVID immunity is....

 2021-09-28 14:00 

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I Tried Using a Time-Tracking App to Work Less...

Like many millennials, my self-worth is tied to my productivity. I looked for a solution in a time-tracking app....

 2021-09-28 10:00 

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Uh, Maybe Democrats Should Start Paying Attention to the Virginia Governor's Race...

Why the time is right for the "blue-ish" state to go red....

 2021-09-28 10:00 

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Help! My Brother-in-Law Tormented an Anti-Masker. She Tried to Kill Herself....

Bill has no remorse or compassion....

 2021-09-28 09:55 

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Dear Care and Feeding: I Lied to My Teenage Daughter About My Pregnancy...

Parenting advice on abortion, race, and being an auntie....

 2021-09-28 09:45 

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Impossible Pork Is Testing My Faith...

Whether to eat the plant-based pig substitute is a real quandary for me and many others. (It looks delicious.)...

 2021-09-27 21:57 

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The Themes That Unite Midnight Mass With Mike Flanagan's Other Netflix Hits...

The new series feels like the culmination of Mike Flanagan's recent career....

 2021-09-27 21:56 

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A Brief, Weird History of Elon Musk and Grimes' Brief, Weird Relationship...

Did these two really date, or was this just the strangest dream we've ever had?...

 2021-09-27 21:30 

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Why Tesla's New "Yoke" Steering Wheel Could Be a Safety Problem...

The learning curve on this thing will be sharp....

 2021-09-27 21:28 

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Mississippi Claims Its Abortion Ban Will "Empower" Women. In Reality, It Could Kill Them....

The state has sky-high rates of maternal mortality. And lawmakers aren't interested in helping babies survive....

 2021-09-27 20:11 

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Which President Praised the Border Cavalry as "Tough"? (It Was Obama.)...

Presidents Biden, Obama, and Clinton all conceded the Republican position that immigration is a problem....

 2021-09-27 18:27 

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Help! I Got a Mysterious Letter "Warning" Me About My Neighbors....

I am blinded by my worry that something bad is going to happen....

 2021-09-27 18:23 

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Franzen's Latest Will Please Readers Who Still Prefer The Corrections...

Crossroads does everything a great novel should do....

 2021-09-27 18:20 

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How the New York Giants Screwed Up Saquon Barkley...

The team turned a special talent into a "damned if they do, damned if they don't" situation....

 2021-09-27 16:53 

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The Stakes of Texas Politics Have Never Been Higher...

The Castro brothers on what the state needs now....

 2021-09-27 16:17 

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What Will It Take to Finally Shut Down NYC's Most Notorious Jail?...

So far this year, 12 inmates have already died there....

 2021-09-27 16:06 

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We Need to Rethink Our COVID Testing Priorities...

Vaccines can't control the pandemic on their own....

 2021-09-27 12:45 

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A Better Guide for How to Follow This Critically Important SCOTUS Term...

It's not all about abortion, and it's certainly not about cheerleaders....

 2021-09-27 10:00 

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The Decades-Old Delusion At the Heart of American Immigration Policy...

The southern border exists in a perpetual quagmire of wishful thinking....

 2021-09-27 10:00 

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Why This Very, Very Old Senator Is Going for It Again...

Age is nothing but a number (of years you can apparently serve in the Senate)....

 2021-09-27 09:55 

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Dear Care and Feeding: Should I Tell My Daughter's Father My True Feelings?...

Parenting advice on single motherhood, dogs, and deciding to have children....

 2021-09-27 09:50 

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Companies Are Giving Lip Service to "Self-Care"—but It's Not What Employees Really Need...

Meditation tips and yoga breaks aren't helping....

 2021-09-27 01:29 

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Justin Tucker's Record-Setting Field Goal Was One of the Greatest Plays in NFL History...

66!...

 2021-09-26 23:00 

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"We Get to Hear Them Training to Kill Us"...

For 70 years, residents of one of America's first Black suburbs have endured constant gunfire from a police shooting range. They've finally had enough....

 2021-09-26 22:54 

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I've Kept a Haunting Secret From My Wife for Years. I Want to Stop—but I Don't Know If I Can....

It's not just about the sex....

 2021-09-26 12:00 

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Help! I Teased My Infertile Friend About Kidnapping My Kid. It Didn't Go Well....

Her actions have always seemed desperate to me....

 2021-09-26 11:00 

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Dear Care and Feeding: My SIL's "Baby" Might Endanger My Actual Baby...

Parenting advice on pets, breastfeeding, and parental support....

 2021-09-26 10:00 

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Japanese Breakfast Thinks This Is the Best Song She's Ever Written...

It's not on her new album. It's on her score for the new game Sable....

 2021-09-25 21:18 

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Taliban Put Bodies of Alleged Kidnappers on Public Display...

The bodies of four men who were killed after they allegedly carried out a kidnapping in the western city of Herat were put on public display....

 2021-09-25 19:34 

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AOC Apologizes After "Present" Vote on Iron Dome Funding Bill: "Yes, I Wept"...

Ocasio-Cortez angered people on both sides of the issue with her switch from a no vote to what was essentially an abstention....

 2021-09-25 17:01 

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CDC: Schools With Mask Mandates See Fewer COVID-19 Outbreaks...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published two studies that show masks can help protect children and prevent large outbreaks in schools....

 2021-09-25 14:11 

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FBI Reportedly Had Informant in the Crowd During Capitol Riot...

It suggests law enforcement had a better understanding of what was happening that day but raises questions about the FBI's tracking of far-right groups....

 2021-09-25 14:00 

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Has Chris Pratt Even Played Super Mario Bros. ?: A Slate Investigation...

The evidence includes a wishing well in Washington state and a photo from 2004....

 2021-09-25 13:01 

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Who Wins When the State Appropriates Self-Defense Technologies Developed by Communities?...

The need to track every Mexican for their own protection is as real as Mexicans' mistrust of the trackers....

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