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Pelosi Announces She Is Stepping Down From Leadership But Keeping Her House Seat

Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has led Democrats in the House for two decades, announced Thursday that she would remain in Congress next year, but would step down from leadership. “No matter what title you all, my colleagues, have bestowed on me, speaker, leader, whip, there is no greater official honor for me than to stand

Trump’s 2024 Announcement Makes Clear He Has No Idea Why He Lost

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. Most of us have bombed an assignment, be it a spelling test we forgot to cram for back in elementary school, a college exam that we just didn’t understand, or a work

Musk Tells Staff to Accept ‘Hardcore’ Twitter or Leave in Email

Elon Musk sent an email to Twitter Inc. employees requiring them to pledge to stay with the company, working long hours at “high intensity” during its transformation, or to accept a buyout. Staff will have to complete the online form by 5 p.m. New York time on Thursday or accept three months severance. For Twitter

Experts Fear a Shortage of Forensic Pathologists Will Leave Deaths Unexplained

Makeshift morgues were necessary back in 2020, when COVID-19 lacked a vaccine and was killing so many people that hospitals and funeral homes couldn’t keep up. But two years later, they were still in use in Baltimore—for a different reason. In February, according to news stories at the time, at least 200 bodies from the

Senate Committee Finds Medical Abuse of Detained Women at Georgia ICE Facility

More than two years have passed since whistleblower Dawn Wooten alleged that a gynecologist at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center in Georgia was performing unnecessary and unwanted medical procedures on women in custody at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Ocilla, Ga., including performing hysterectomies without consent. Several governmental investigations followed

For Camp Lejeune Victims Exposed to Toxic Water, a New Law Promises Compensation—and Closure

Many of Ann Johnson’s life milestones were marked at Camp Lejeune, a sprawling U.S. Marine Corps base camp on the North Carolina coast. She moved to the base in 1982, when her stepfather was stationed there. In 1983, she graduated from Camp Lejeune High School. In 1984, she got married and, at the age of

How Donald Trump’s Control Over the GOP Became a Hostage Situation

When Donald Trump takes the stage Tuesday evening at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida, and does what everyone expects him to do—officially declare he’s running for President in 2024—he’ll already be the frontrunner for the Republican nomination. But the announcement is likely to be less celebratory and more defiant than Trump had envisioned.

Climate Change Drove Nepali Workers to Qatar to Build the World Cup Stadiums. It Also Made Their Jobs More Dangerous

This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. When the U.N.’s International Organization for Migration predicts that as many as a billion people will be displaced by climate change over the next 30 years, it’s easy to picture entire communities uprooted by catastrophic hurricanes or swept away by epic floods made more likely by global

Why Australia-China Tensions Are Here To Stay, Despite a Diplomatic Reset

U.S. President Joe Biden isn’t the only world leader seeking an audience with China’s Xi Jinping in Bali this week. A day after the Biden-Xi talks, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese met the Chinese President on Tuesday amid the G20 summit on the Indonesian resort island. Xi will also use the occasion of the global

Senators Demand Answers on USDA Analyst’s Role in Clearing Way for Sugar Merger

Two Senators sent a letter to Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday demanding answers on the role one of his agency’s analysts had in blocking the Biden administration’s bid to prevent a merger between two of the nation’s largest sugar producers, according to a copy of the letter obtained by TIME. Barbara Fesco

House Republicans Wrestle With Party Leadership Choice After Weaker Than Expected Midterms

After failing to deliver a red wave in the midterms last week, House Republicans will on Tuesday elect their leader to govern a much smaller than expected majority. House Republicans met on Monday in a forum to welcome new members and to discuss the future of the party leadership. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the House minority

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Blue Jean Baby! FRAME’s Black Friday Sale Is Here — Save Up to 60% Off!

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15 of the Best Nordstrom Black Friday Deals — Up to 68% Off!

Us Weekly has affiliate partnerships so we may receive compensation for some links to products and services. Black Friday at Nordstrom! It’s begun! Thousands and thousands of holiday deals have arrived, but only for a limited time! Most-wanted fashion and accessories, luxury beauty, elevated home decor — Nordstrom has it all, and it’s all on

XOXO! Revisit Gossip Girl’s Iconic Thanksgiving Episodes

Relationships and alliances may have changed over the six seasons of Gossip Girl, but there was one thing fans could always count on: Thanksgiving drama. With the exception of season 5, Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively), Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester), Nate Archibald (Chace Crawford), Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley), and Chuck Bass (Ed Westwick) found themselves

‘27 Dresses’ Cast: Where Are They Now? Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, More

Always a bridesmaid! 27 Dresses captivated audiences in 2008 with its rom-com story line, empowering female lead and variety of ugly bridesmaid gowns. The romantic story of Jane (Katherine Heigl) being obsessed with weddings — while pining over her boss George (Edward Burns) — is a tale as old as time. While Jane falls victim