The nagging mystery of Trump's BS
Donald Trump.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The nagging mystery of Trump's BS

Do Trumpy Republicans believe their own bulls--t? Or is it all performance? Or can they even tell the difference anymore?
The GOP establishment dies with Bob Dole
Bob Dole.
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The GOP establishment dies with Bob Dole

Joining the war on COVID
A person wearing a mask.
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Joining the war on COVID

Humanity can blunt the impact of Omicron and other variants — if we all do our part
A Kansan remembrance of Bob Dole
Bob Dole.
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A Kansan remembrance of Bob Dole

Speed Reads

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Devin Nunes is leaving Congress to head Trump's social media startup
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Devin Nunes is leaving Congress to head Trump's social media startup

Can the Senate pass the reconcilation bill before Christmas?
December 6, 2021

Can the Senate pass the reconcilation bill before Christmas?

Chris Cuomo will no longer host his radio show after CNN firing
December 6, 2021

Chris Cuomo will no longer host his radio show after CNN firing

Biden discusses lowering prescription drug costs
December 6, 2021

Biden discusses lowering prescription drug costs

Psaki confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics
December 6, 2021

Psaki confirms diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

Medina Spirit, 2021 Kentucky Derby winner, dies after workout
December 6, 2021

Medina Spirit, 2021 Kentucky Derby winner, dies after workout

Politics

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Dems can't fix SCOTUS
The Supreme Court.
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Dems can't fix SCOTUS

Democrats' role in the looming loss of abortion rights
A donkey.
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Democrats' role in the looming loss of abortion rights

A Catch-22 in Taiwan and Ukraine
Earth.
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A Catch-22 in Taiwan and Ukraine

The political risk in prosecuting an alleged shooter's parents
Karen McDonald.
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The political risk in prosecuting an alleged shooter's parents

The Omicron Variant

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The game plan for Omicron
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The game plan for Omicron

Late night hosts tackle the end of Roe, rise of Omicron
The Late Show
Last Night on Late Night

Late night hosts tackle the end of Roe, rise of Omicron

The time to build a giant vaccine factory is now
Vaccines.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The time to build a giant vaccine factory is now

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Emerald Fennell recommends 6 promising books
Emerald Fennell.
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Emerald Fennell recommends 6 promising books

The daily gossip: December 6, 2021
Jennifer Lawrence
Daily gossip

The daily gossip: December 6, 2021

The hidden danger of woo woo cranks
Dr. Oz.
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The hidden danger of woo woo cranks

The history and gravity of Hanukkah in the White House
The White House.
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The history and gravity of Hanukkah in the White House

Cartoons

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Business & Tech

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Is nuclear fusion finally for real?
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Is nuclear fusion finally for real?

The time to build a giant vaccine factory is now
Vaccines.
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The time to build a giant vaccine factory is now

Gen Z's fast fashion hypocrisy
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Alex Reice

Gen Z's fast fashion hypocrisy

How Facebook's metaverse could change your life
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How Facebook's metaverse could change your life

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Pope warns politicians not to exploit 'fear of the other'
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Mace vs. Greene is the fight for the future of the GOP
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Le Pen, Orban, and other European populist leaders meet in Warsaw
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Parents of Michigan school shooting suspect plead not guilty
8.don't blame us!

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Celebrating 20 years of The Week

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A short history of The Week
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A short history of The Week

20 years of history through The Week's covers
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The past 20 years, in 20 striking photos
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The world that Google, Facebook, and Twitter built
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