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David Shulkin Won’t Quit

David Shulkin Won’t Quit

Just because he was fired doesn’t mean he’ll quit fighting for the welfare of veterans.
The Democratic Candidates Are Moving to the Center

The Democratic Candidates Are Moving to the Center

In Wednesday’s debate, political reality nudged them away from the left.
Will Google’s Changes to Political Ads Hurt Democrats or Republicans More?

Will Google’s Changes to Political Ads Hurt Democrats or Republicans More?

Campaign ads on Google and YouTube will be less targeted—and maybe less creepy—now.
Dear Moderates: Give Cory Booker a Chance

Dear Moderates: Give Cory Booker a Chance

Compared with the other centrists in the field, Booker looks positively compelling.
<em>Frozen 2</em>’s Bizarre Storyline About Reparations, Explained

<em>Frozen 2</em>’s Bizarre Storyline About Reparations, Explained

How did we go from building a snowman to a thorny exploration of colonialism?
Fiona Hill Took the Intelligence Committee to School

Fiona Hill Took the Intelligence Committee to School

When the facts are bad for you, attack the fact witness.
The Impeachment Hearings Have Shown the Policy Costs of Trump’s Narcissism

The Impeachment Hearings Have Shown the Policy Costs of Trump’s Narcissism

Yes, they’ve clarified what happened in Ukraine. But they’ve painted a broader picture too.
The Angle: The House Has What It Needs to Impeach Trump Over Ukraine

The Angle: The House Has What It Needs to Impeach Trump Over Ukraine

A guide to all the evidence from the public hearings.
Likability Is Whatever a Woman Candidate Doesn’t Have

Likability Is Whatever a Woman Candidate Doesn’t Have

By some tragic coincidence, the public has never seen a likable woman run for president
The Case for Impeaching Trump Over Ukraine Is Already Complete
The Case for <em>The Family Circus</em>

The Case for <em>The Family Circus</em>

Cartoonist Lynda Barry’s defense of The Family Circus, Willa Cather’s 1918 novel My Ántonia, and Oscar-winning cinematographer Roger Deakins.
Trump Blocks the Navy From Booting Alleged War Criminal Edward Gallagher From SEALs

Trump Blocks the Navy From Booting Alleged War Criminal Edward Gallagher From SEALs

Gallagher took photos with the corpse of a teenager he was accused of killing.
Democratic Candidates Are Utterly Delusional About the Looming Judicial Crisis

Democratic Candidates Are Utterly Delusional About the Looming Judicial Crisis

Both the Democratic candidates and debate moderators appear to be astonishingly naïve about the judiciary’s lurch to the right under Donald Trump.
Trump’s Pressure Campaign Was No Secret

Trump’s Pressure Campaign Was No Secret

Where will Trump defenders move the goal posts to now?
Does Unplanned Equal Unwanted?

Does Unplanned Equal Unwanted?

How do you bring up an unplanned pregnancy without making the child feel unwanted or unloved?
Bibi’s Indicted, and Israel’s Just Going to Keep On Holding Elections Forever

Bibi’s Indicted, and Israel’s Just Going to Keep On Holding Elections Forever

The country made history this week. Not the good kind.
Fiona Hill Wouldn’t Discuss Trump’s Other Phone Calls. So How Bad Were Those?

Fiona Hill Wouldn’t Discuss Trump’s Other Phone Calls. So How Bad Were Those?

One of the most surprising moments of her testimony wasn’t about Ukraine at all.
The Inspiring Story of Latinos Invigorating America’s Cities Is Also the Dispiriting Story of Whites Almost Destroying Them

The Inspiring Story of Latinos Invigorating America’s Cities Is Also the Dispiriting Story of Whites Almost Destroying Them

Barrio America by A.K. Sandoval-Strausz tracks Latino migrantes to the neighborhoods working-class whites fled.
People Are Talking to “Voice Activated” Paper Towel Dispensers

People Are Talking to “Voice Activated” Paper Towel Dispensers

It’s not immediately obvious that this is a prank, which is what makes it so funny—and alarming.