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President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

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A sad graph.
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The Supreme Court is a bastion of unearned privilege
The Supreme Court.
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The elite school pipeline is affirmative action, too
Can the Pentagon stop killing civilians?
A drone strike.
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Can the Pentagon stop killing civilians?

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Kyle Rittenhouse gun to be destroyed
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Sean Penn claims 'cowardly genes' lead men to wear skirts
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Sean Penn claims 'cowardly genes' lead men to wear skirts

Inside Macron's Friday call with Putin
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Inside Macron's Friday call with Putin

Avenatti cross-examines Stormy Daniels about paranormal claims
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Avenatti cross-examines Stormy Daniels about paranormal claims

Global vaccine administration total surpasses 10 billion doses
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Global vaccine administration total surpasses 10 billion doses

Tiger King's Joe Exotic gets slightly shorter prison sentence
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Tiger King's Joe Exotic gets slightly shorter prison sentence

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28 January 2022
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Biden says Supreme Court 'overdue' for 1st Black female justice

Economy grew last year at fastest pace since 1984
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Economy grew last year at fastest pace since 1984

Russia, U.S. push diplomacy despite stalemate in Ukraine crisis
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Russia, U.S. push diplomacy despite stalemate in Ukraine crisis

Affordable Care Act enrollments hit record 14.5 million 
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Affordable Care Act enrollments hit record 14.5 million 

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Vladimir Putin and Tucker Carlson.
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The Breyer nothingburger
The Supreme Court.
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The Breyer nothingburger

The anti-identity politics of gay conservatives
An elephant.
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The anti-identity politics of gay conservatives

Could the threat of Ukrainian resistance deter Russia?
Vladimir Putin.
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Could the threat of Ukrainian resistance deter Russia?

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The daily gossip

28 January 2022
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Ezra Miller randomly declares war on the KKK
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Ezra Miller randomly declares war on the KKK

Kanye West is reportedly falsely claiming Pete Davidson has AIDS
2.

Kanye West is reportedly falsely claiming Pete Davidson has AIDS

Jason Momoa is joining the 'Fast & Furious' family
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Jason Momoa is joining the 'Fast & Furious' family

Sean Penn complains men have 'become quite feminized'
4.

Sean Penn complains men have 'become quite feminized'

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The week's best photojournalism
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Photos

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Woody Allen goes out with a whimper
Woody Allen.
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The fading of 20th-century American Jewish meritocracy
The Supreme Court.
Samuel Goldman

The fading of 20th-century American Jewish meritocracy

The Neil Young case for physical media
Neil Young.
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15 TV shows to watch in 2022
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11 albums to stream and anticipate in early 2022
A record player.
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15 movies to watch in 2022
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Business Briefing

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Economy grew last year at fastest pace since 1984

Apple reports record quarter despite supply bottlenecks
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Apple reports record quarter despite supply bottlenecks

Judge cancels Biden administration's offshore oil and gas leases
3.

Judge cancels Biden administration's offshore oil and gas leases

Stock futures mixed as volatile week nears close
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Stock futures mixed as volatile week nears close

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The spectacular risk of cryptocurrency investing

Reagan's supply-side economics get a Biden update
Ronald Reagan and President Biden.
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Reagan's supply-side economics get a Biden update

Our economy is a group project
America.
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Our economy is a group project

The weirdest economy in decades
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