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His Opponent Attacked Him For Being a Drag Queen. He Won By 22 Points Anyway

Delaware’s Eric Morrison defeated Democratic incumbent Earl Jaques after some homophobic comments backfired in a big way.

Vanity Fair

Mitch McConnell—Yes, THAT Mitch McConnell—Accuses Democrats of Playing “Dirty Tricks” With RBG’s Seat

The Senate leader warned Monday that “the American people are about to witness an astonishing parade of misrepresentations about the past, misstatements about the present, and...threats against our institutions.”

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Jennifer Aniston Wore a Sheet Mask to the 2020 Emmy Awards

The Morning Show star sipped champagne for TV's biggest night of the year.


Fleet Foxes Releasing New Album Shore Tomorrow

The band’s fourth record will arrive with a 55-minute companion film directed by Kersti Jan Werdal


The Cheating Scandal That Ripped the Poker World Apart

Mike Postle was on an epic winning streak at a California casino. Veronica Brill thought he had to be playing dirty. Let the chips fall where they may.

The New Yorker

A Young Kennedy, in Kushnerland, Turned Whistle-Blower

When Robert F. Kennedy’s grandson Max volunteered with Jared Kushner’s COVID-19 task force, he likened the Trump Administration’s pandemic response to “a family office meets organized crime, melded with ‘Lord of the Flies.’ ”

Vanity Fair

Emmys 2020: Schitt’s Creek Makes Emmy History With Complete Sweep

The night belonged to the Pop TV sitcom, which neatly swept seven categories—making it the most awarded comedy in a single year.

Condé Nast Traveler

What the Fires on the West Coast Mean for Travelers

From San Diego to Seattle, the latest on park closures and which businesses are open.


The Best Way to Roast Every Single Vegetable

Tonight, the oven’s on dinner duty.

Bon Appétit

The Restaurant at Guantánamo Bay

The food was bland, sparse, sometimes nonexistent. But five years in Guantánamo Bay drove chef Ahmed Errachidi to create the most vital meals of his life.


Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s Likely SCOTUS Pick, Would Be an LGBTQ+ Rights Nightmare

Advocacy organizations warn that her views are “fundamentally at odds” with LGBTQ+ equality.


Gabrielle Union Wearing a Shower Cap to the Emmys Is Peak 2020

The actor’s appearance from her bathroom — paired with a video bomb from husband Dwyane Wade — was the most relatable moment of the night.


Fleet Foxes Tease New Album, Releasing New Music This Week

Here’s what we know—an album is coming, and something called “Shore” is out Tuesday


The iOS 14 Privacy and Security Features You Should Know

The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever. 

The New Yorker

Why a Never Trumper Changed Her Mind

Danielle Pletka, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discusses her concerns about a Biden Administration and whether Donald Trump represents the Republican Party.