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The Joe Rogan controversy revealed something important about the American left

On Joe Rogan, Bernie Sanders, and the hidden moral philosophy of American politics.

What a CEO mom’s viral nanny ad says about gender, work, and power

Is it okay to look for a nanny who can ski?

The Washington Post sure bungled its Kobe Bryant tweet controversy

If media companies can’t handle complaints about their reporters’ tweets, they should take Twitter away from their reporters.

How Netflix is winning more with less content

Netflix has about 50 percent fewer titles than it used to but more awards nominations than ever.

The House will soon vote on a bill to repeal Trump’s travel ban — as he gears up to expand it

Nancy Pelosi says she will bring the NO BAN Act to the floor in the coming weeks.

The strange and crucially important order of the Democratic primary states, explained

To win the nomination, a candidate must master this calendar of staggered contests. Here’s the order — and why it’s set up this way.

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Shaken like a polarized picture

The political polarization of America didn’t start with Donald Trump and it won’t end in 2020 either. Ezra Klein explains "Why We're Polarized."

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A wild card in the 2020 primaries: New Hampshire’s independent voters

Why famous dudes grow beards to deal with existential crises

A SARS-like virus is spreading quickly. Here’s what you need to know.

Photos: What China’s quarantine to stop the Wuhan coronavirus looks like

This video clip shows how Trump defenders have dramatically moved the misconduct goalposts

Impeachment, explained

Ford v Ferrari feels like a classic Oscar movie. Can it win Best Picture?

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Trump’s defense claims he didn’t break the law. A congressional watchdog says he did.

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Oprah says she wants to hear “both sides” of the American Dirt debate on appropriation

“The moral guardrails ... have dropped”: Why anti-Semitism persists

Denny’s is now offering Beyond Burgers nationwide

Ken Starr lamenting impeachments happening “all too frequently” is the death of irony

Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman takes on the director’s whole history — and could win him his second Oscar

Trump’s goal of keeping out low-income immigrants just got a big boost from the Supreme Court

Top Away executives were blindsided by their CEO’s decision to backtrack on stepping down

Fox News wasted no time spinning the John Bolton revelations in the most Trump-friendly way

Mr. Peanut’s death, explained

YouTube has a big climate misinformation problem it can’t solve

Did China downplay the coronavirus outbreak early on?

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A startup, billions of images, and the end of anonymity

Clearview AI says its facial recognition tool works with almost 100% accuracy. Buzzfeed's Ryan Mac explains how not all the company's claims withstand scrutiny.

These trans women are taking states to court for the right to legally change their names

What to expect from the impeachment trial’s second week

Fashion has a misinformation problem. That’s bad for the environment.

Billie Eilish makes history at her first Grammys, sweeping the top categories

The 8 best performances from the 2020 Grammys

The difference between the Grammys’ Song, Album, and Record of the Year categories, explained

Dave Chappelle’s Netflix special Sticks & Stones targets Michael Jackson’s accusers, #MeToo, and cancel culture

The Grammys opened with a Kobe Bryant tribute from Alicia Keys and Boyz II Men

NBA legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna shared a love of the game

The next Democratic debate will take place right before the New Hampshire primary

The 2020 Grammys’ sexual harassment and corruption controversy, explained

How Sundance films are probing the mushy nature of truth and fiction in 2020

NBA star Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash

Hundreds of Amazon employees plan to risk their jobs this week by violating company policy

Trump says Schiff has “not yet paid the price” for his impeachment role

There are now five confirmed US coronavirus cases. Experts say it’s no cause for alarm.

Is Trumpism a cult?

In SNL’s cold open, Trump lawyer Alan Dershowitz meets his biggest fan in hell 

The Des Moines Register’s Warren endorsement could help her in a tight race

In Dick Johnson Is Dead, a father and daughter imagine his death with humor and love