TEXAS VOTERS FACE MALICIOUS PROSECUTIONS AFTER COVID-19 ABSENTEE BALLOT RULING

On Wednesday, the Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling that makes a Lone Star-size mess of the state's law on absentee balloting.

WHY PAY TO RUN A RACE AT HOME?

Vacation Races has pivoted to Staycation Races. Somehow, it's working.

 
 
 

IS IT TOO LATE TO AVOID ANOTHER DEPRESSION?

If the government gets relief right this time, it doesn't have to be. If.

WHY AMY COOPER FELT THE POLICE WERE HER PERSONAL “PROTECTION AGENCY”

There's a loaded history behind Cooper's apology.

 
 
 

NETFLIX'S JEFFREY EPSTEIN SERIES IS A DIFFERENT KIND OF METOO DOCUMENTARY

Filthy Rich unravels a web of complicity, but no one has yet revealed the full picture.

WHY WE SUPPORT CELEBRITY TWITTER WARS

Also, Never Have I Ever and Out of Sight.

 
 
 

100,000 AMERICANS HAVE DIED OF COVID-19

The true number is probably higher. There is no end in sight.

FIVE EASY STEPS TO SOLVE THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS GLOBALLY

If only we had the political will.

 
 
 

RETURNING SPORTS NEED NEW COVID-19 DISCLOSURE AND BET TIPPING RULES

The case of Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is illustrative.

MINNEAPOLIS POLICE CLASH WITH DEMONSTRATORS PROTESTING DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD

Protesters say police fired rubber bullets at the crowd.

 
 
 

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A FEMINIST PROSECUTOR?

Reformers want to keep more people out of prison and punish more people for sexual violence.

HELP! I NEVER REALIZED MY HUSBAND WAS SUCH A JERK TO HIS CO-WORKERS

Is this an insight into his character that I need to worry about?

 
 
 

ALL YOUR POLITICS QUESTIONS, UNANSWERED, IN THIS WEEK'S OPEN DISCUSSION

Bring us your questions for a live event with Ben Mathis-Lilley and Ashley Feinberg.

HELP! I'M SEXTING WITH MY WIFE'S AUNT

“She wants to start video chatting, but I am totally against it.”

 
 
 

HOW THE US CAN DODGE A DEPRESSION

There's a narrowing window for action on the economy.

MRS. AMERICA 'S FINAL SHOT HAS A HIDDEN MEANING

The miniseries ends with an unlikely homage.

 
 
 

PUTTING COURAGEOUS IDIOCY TO USE

Caution is smart, but so is a willingness to be wrong.

FLORIDA JUDGE EXPOSES THE CHAOTIC NIGHTMARE FACING FELONS WHO WANT TO REGISTER TO VOTE

Florida's voting restrictions are so Kafkaesque they're unconstitutional.

 
 
 

AN INTERVIEW WITH THE GUY WHO JUST SET THE 100-MILE TREADMILL WORLD RECORD

Zach Bitter ran 100 miles in just more than 12 hours.

DO QUEER MEMOIRS HAVE TO BE POLITICAL?

Author Meredith Talusan on why she resisted pressure to politicize her life in her new book, Fairest.

 
 
 



3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

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Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

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Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

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