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Roy Moore‘s Defeat Means Ted Cruz Retains Status as Most Despised Person in Senate

Andy Borowitz jokes that Ted Cruz had hoped Roy Moore would win the Alabama Senate race, if only so that Cruz would look better by comparison.

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Scenes from Doug Jones‘s Unlikely Victory Party in Alabama

Charles Bethea writes about the scene at Doug Jones‘s victory party for the Alabama Senate race, and features photographs by Dina Litovsky.

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Daily Cartoon: Wednesday, December 13th

Ellis Rosen‘s Daily Cartoon watches Santa respond to the Alabama election.

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The Photographer Behind the ‘Cat Person‘ Image on Capturing a Bad Kiss

Amanda Petrusich talks to Elinor Carucci, the photographer behind the widely shared image from the viral short story ‘Cat Person.‘

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The Best New Yorker Videos of 2017

Soo-Jeong Kang on the best videos produced by The New Yorker in 2017.

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How Doug Jones Beat Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate Race

Amy Davidson Sorkin writes about how Doug Jones beat Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race, and dealt a blow to Trump and the Republicans.

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What Conversations About Bitcoin Sound Like to Me

Ethan Kuperberg jokes that conversations about the cryptocurrency bitcoin sound nonsensical to him.

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Devastated Roy Moore Consoles Himself by Heading to Mall

Andy Borowitz jokes that Roy Moore responded to his defeat to Doug Jones in the Alabama special election by visiting the Gadsden Mall, from which he was reportedly banned.

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Devastated Roy Moore Consoles Self by Heading to Mall

Andy Borowitz jokes that Roy Moore responded to his defeat to Doug Jones in the Alabama special election by visiting the Gadsden Mall, from which he was reportedly banned.

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Remembering the Pioneering Black Journalist Simeon Booker, ‘the Man from Jet‘

W. Ralph Eubanks remembers the journalist Simeon Booker, who who died on Sunday, at the age of ninety-nine, and was known for his fearless reporting on the civil-rights movement across the South.

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Donald Trump‘s Year of ‘You‘re Picturing It, and We‘re Talking About It‘

Ian Crouch on how the year 2017, particularly news featuring Donald Trump, parallels the ‘Big Mouth‘ saying ‘You‘re Picturing It, and We‘re Talking About It.‘

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