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Vanity Fair

“Lives Will Be Saved”: Biden signs gun violence bill into law but is it enough?

The president called it “a historic achievement”; Democrats want more gun reform protections.

Lizzo and Live Nation Pledge $1 Million to Abortion Rights Organizations

The singer is donating $500,000 of tour proceeds to Planned Parenthood and abortion funds. Live Nation will match her donation.

Lizzo and Live Nation Donate $1 Million to Abortion Funds After SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade 

“This is just the beginning of the action that I hope to take.”
Spotlight: The Latest on The Coronavirus

15 Best Early Amazon Prime Day Deals

From TVs and smartphones to laptops, there are already a few great discounts on some of our favorite products ahead of the retailer's big sales event.
Vanity Fair

The Supreme Court Has Struck Down Roe v. Wade

The court's conservative majority took a sledgehammer to reproductive rights in America, formally voting down federal abortion protections.
The New Yorker

We’re Not Going Back to the Time Before Roe. We’re Going Somewhere Worse

We are entering an era not just of unsafe abortions but of the widespread criminalization of pregnancy.

Listen to Taylor Swift’s New Song “Carolina”

The track appears on the soundtrack for the film Where the Crawdads Sing
Bon Appétit

Everything You Need to Know About the Daily Harvest Lentil Crumbles Scandal

What happened to sick customers, what legal action is happening, and what to do if you've eaten them too.

Lyme Disease Is Even More Common Than Experts Realized

It’s so important to check yourself for ticks.

Black Congresswomen Are Begging Joe Biden to Declare a National Emergency Regarding Abortion Rights

“In this unprecedented moment, we must act urgently as if lives depend on it because they do.”

Gabrielle Union's Chunky Cornrows Fall All the Way Down to Her Knees

We can't choose what's more glorious: her radiant skin or these long braids. 
Condé Nast Traveler

Travelers Face More Flight Cancellations and Delays Over July Fourth Weekend

The federal government is warning airlines to limit flight disruptions, but some experts say they're not going far enough.

Keep Your Dirty Shirleys. I've Got Watermelon Slush.

This simple 2-ingredient watermelon slush takes less than 10 minutes to make and is the refreshing beverage we want to sip on all summer long.

A GOP Senator Is Considering Blocking School Lunches to Spite Trans Kids

Advocates say the move could worsen food insecurity for millions of kids.

Google Warns of New Spyware Targeting iOS and Android Users

The spyware has been used to target people in Italy, Kazakhstan, and Syria, researchers at Google and Lookout have found.
Vanity Fair

“If You Bite the Head Off of the Snake, the Rest of the Snake Will Die”: Daniel Goldman on Prosecuting Trump

Former federal prosecutor Goldman and filmmaker Alex Holder, whose Trump family footage is now evidence in the January 6 investigation, speak to Inside the Hive about the hearings.
The New Yorker

Daily Cartoon: Thursday, June 23rd

“We were planning to retire last year but then, of course, there was the vibe shift.”

9 Albums Out This Week You Should Listen to Now

Stream new releases from Soccer Mommy, Muna, Joan Shelley, Hollie Cook, Braxe + Falcon, Zola Jesus, Tim Heidecker, Porcupine Tree, and Giveon