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In a particularly fraught run-up to this year's Grammy Awards, the suspended chief of the Recording Academy claims…“Confrontation is her fantasy: knocking on the rapist’s door and, when he opens it, bluntly informing him, ‘Hi, you… more than a toe: @Rebeccamead_NYC has lots of fun with Britain's new obsession with wild swimming @NewYorker
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Chief Justice Roberts reminded both Democrats and Republicans that the Senate is a place to “avoid speaking in a ma… Ladj Ly’s “Les Misérables,” the actions and attitudes of one abusive and contemptuous cop poison the actions of…