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Test your knowledge of this week's big stories.

COULD THE SUPREME COURT KILL THE INTERNET AS WE KNOW IT?

The Supreme Court is set to hear a case on Section 230, which shields internet platforms from liability for content published by others,...

 
 
 

WHAT AN ACTUALLY HELPFUL COLLEGE RANKINGS SYSTEM MIGHT LOOK LIKE

And why it's never going to exist.

KING OF THE DAMNED: JACOB ANDERSON SLAYS IN VAMPIRE ROMANCE

From the unsullied to the undead, actor Jacob Anderson puts on a bloody good show as Anne Rice's melancholy monster.

 
 
 

HERSCHEL WALKER COULD PERFORM AN ABORTION ON FIFTH AVENUE

Republicans were fine with Walker holding a gun to his wife's head-his abortion won't matter.

FLORIDA HAS ONE MORE EXTREMELY FLORIDA CRISIS

As if the hurricanes weren't enough.

 
 
 

DANK BRANDON

OK, now no one else can use this headline.

THIS OSCAR SEASON HAS ITS “CANCEL CULTURE” MOVIE. IT'S THRILLING

Tár tells a MeToo story from the perspective of the alleged perpetrator. What is it trying to say?

 
 
 

HERE IS HOW THE ELON MUSK-TWITTER DEAL COULD STILL FALL APART

We know, we know ...

MY KINDERGARTNER IS BEGGING FOR MAKEUP. SHOULD I GIVE IN?

Is it just a medium for creativity or an introduction to beauty standards?

 
 
 

WHAT MAGGIE HABERMAN'S BIG TRUMP BOOK MISSES

She's written the definitive portrait-of a man who's never been a mystery.

HOW NETFLIX'S DAHMER IS PLAYING WITH THE COMMUNITIES HE HURT MOST

A Milwaukee queer activist on whether the hit show is really "for the victims."

 
 
 

A LITERARY MAGAZINE EDITOR EXPLAINS HOW TO PITCH FICTION

“We actually did give a lifetime rejection to one writer...”

WHY NO ONE CAN INVENT A BETTER WAY TO KILL WARTS

And what it will take to rethink a pesky condition.

 
 
 

WHY GROWING PARTS OF THE CHRISTIAN RIGHT ARE CONVINCED IT'S THE APOCALYPSE

Even after Dobbs, the end times are dominating bestseller lists.

THE MAKING OF ONE YEAR: 1986

Josh Levin and Evan Chung discuss the stories behind the third season.

 
 
 

PUTIN IS IN A DANGEROUS SPOT

Increasingly isolated and unpredictable, Vladimir Putin is the head of a nuclear state that is verging on losing a war.

WHY ARE WE OBSESSED WITH QUEENS?

Two writers from opposite sides of the pond discuss.

 
 
 

PLEASE STOP FAWNING OVER SHERYL SANDBERG'S DINKY ABORTION RIGHTS DONATION

She's trying to buy back her reputation as a feminist icon by throwing pocket change at the ACLU.

RUSSIA'S INVASION OF UKRAINE IS THWARTING ITS INTERNATIONAL INTERNET AMBITIONS

The Russian candidate to lead a major internet governance organization lost in a landslide.

 
 
 



Nobel Peace Prize awarded to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to activists from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

OSLO, Norway - This year's Nobel Peace Prize is going to jailed Belarus rights activist Ales Bialiatski, the Russian group Memorial and the Ukrainian organization Center for... Read more ...

BikeWalkKC looks to increase Sports Complex accessibility

BikeWalkKC looks to increase Sports Complex accessibility

BikeWalkKC wants to make it easy for people to walk or ride their bikes to the Truman Sports Complex to catch a game at Kaufman or Arrowhead stadiums. Read more ...

Multifamily claims top September loans in outer boroughs

The 10 largest real estate loans in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx recorded in September came to $477 million, just one third of the top-10 total for September 2021 and for... Read more ...

Biden puts cannabis stocks on a high

Biden puts cannabis stocks on a high

The US President has promised pardons for pot possession Cannabis companies' stocks surged after US President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that he would pardon thousands of... Read more ...

Troubled Swiss lender offloading assets to stay afloat

Troubled Swiss lender offloading assets to stay afloat

Credit Suisse has decided to sell the landmark Savoy Hotel in Zurich amid rumors the bank could collapse Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse said on Thursday it is selling its... Read more ...

Alisha Johnson, of Oakbrook Preparatory School, is Golden Apple winner

Alisha Johnson, of Oakbrook Preparatory School, is Golden Apple winner

Alisha Johnson, a math teacher at Oakbrook Preparatory School, is this week's Golden Apple Award winner. Read more ...

New space arms race could hinder exploration efforts

New space arms race could hinder exploration efforts

The growing weaponization of space poses a threat to human spaceflight in multiple ways, experts warn. Read more ...

Jada Pinkett Smith has deal for 'no holds barred' memoir

Jada Pinkett Smith has deal for 'no holds barred' memoir

NEW YORK - Jada Pinkett Smith has a lifetime of thoughts she'd like to set down. The actor, singer, entrepreneur and co-host of the Facebook Watch show “Red Table Talk” has a... Read more ...

Toddler hospitalized for 8 days after swallowing button batteries

Toddler hospitalized for 8 days after swallowing button batteries

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The number of children swallowing batteries rose significantly during the pandemic, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics. Increased hospital... Read more ...

Indo-American Center holds annual gala in person for 1st time since 2019

The Indo-American Center supports the underserved immigrant community in Chicago by addressing the needs of people from more than 30 nations over the world and helps out 40,000... Read more ...