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The Inauguration Special Was the Cheesy Balm America Needed

When you’re looking at a nation in mourning, a little corniness can be truly healing.

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Read VP Kamala Harris's Inauguration Speech

"Even in dark times, we not only dream, we do."

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Bernie Sanders at the Inauguration Is a Whole Mood

"Out on the town having the time of my life with a bunch of friends."

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America's New Obsession: Amanda Gorman

"I liked Biden's speech, but this poem is giving me courage, inspiration, and life."

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Acne Scars Are No Match For These Cult Products

Pits, spots, redness—whatever your issue, we've got you covered.

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Why Resoré's Body Towel Is Worth It

Who knew I needed an anti-aging, antibacterial towel?

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Why Everyone Wore Monochrome to the Inauguration

From the Vice President and First Lady to Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton—key attendees chose one solid hue.

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A Bitter Pill

The pandemic made telemedicine mainstream. Now, a skin check or a cold prescription is just a video call away. But when it comes to abortion, just because it’s “virtual” doesn’t mean it’s any easier. In fact, a new SCOTUS ruling is making it all the more difficult.

Indigenous Reindeer Herders Fight for Their Rights

In the face of decades of cultural erasure, the Sámi women are striving to keep their culture, language, and livelihoods alive.

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Season’s (and Other...) Greetings

Fans from a new digitally savvy generation are putting their stamp on the traditional greeting-card business.

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Hark! The Herald Dolly Sings

The queen of country discusses her Christmas album, Netflix film, and 365-wig collection with the queen of drag, RuPaul.

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The Global Fight for Black Lives

Repeated instances of flagrant injustice within our borders have galvanized a new civil rights movement here—and around the world. Here, some of the women leading the fight.


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There's a New Netflix Doc About the Night Stalker
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Moving Forward
Lifting Up Care Workers Will Lift Up the Entire Economy

Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, shares her vision for a more equitable future for those who put their lives on the line to care for others.


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No, There Is No Inaugural Ball This Year

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The Queen Is Still Prince Harry's Mentor

Harry and Meghan have even been discussing their plans with her, apparently.

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The Queen Sent a Private Message to Joe Biden

Buckingham Palace has confirmed that the monarch contacted the new U.S. President.

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Meghan's Lawyers Slammed Publication of Her Letter

Meghan's privacy battle returned to court Tuesday.

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Invasion of Privacy

Everyone is after your data—it's being tracked, stored, stolen, and used against you. Here's how to protect yourself online.

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How to Build an Instafamous Megachurch

Is Churchome's Instagrammable message reframing Christianity or helping the organization rake in millions?

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Can Basic Income Help Americans Escape Poverty?

Ciara McDonald, a single mother of three in Jackson, Mississippi, received $1,000 a month for a year. Here’s what happened.

The Gender Gap

A hard look at voter data reveals the true impact women have on who gets to sit in the Oval Office.

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What If Fertility Didn't Have a Shelf Life?

Nicole Shanahan and Sergey Brin’s struggle to start a family launched a new era in scientific research. The goal: End menopause.


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