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Photo via the New York Times.

Illustration via The New York Times.

Poet Morgan Parker tackles race, mental health, and post-election life in this essay for The New York Times. —Diamond Sharp

Vice President–elect Mike Pence attended a performance of the Broadway musical Hamilton over the weekend. Read the important message the cast delivered to him.

Photo via ABC News.

Photo via ABC News.

As the presidential election votes continue to roll in, ABC News reports that Hillary Clinton’s popular vote lead exceeds 1.5 million votes and counting. —Lauren Tepfer ♦