Headlines Edition

Wednesday headlines: Banana Republicans.

Six takeaways from the New Hampshire primary, which Bernie Sanders won, trailed closely by Buttigieg and Klobuchar. 

See also: Five takeaways, 10 takeaways, four takeaways, a bunch of takeaways...

The opinions: Mainstream Democrats should not be afraid of Sanders, vs. mainstream Democrats should pray for Bloomberg.

Universal basic income candidate Andrew Yang drops out of the race.

“We are not a banana republic.” The White House says dismissing Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman wasn’t retribution for his impeachment testimony. 

Meanwhile, Trump praises Attorney General Barr for overruling his own prosecutors in the case of Trump’s longtime friend Roger Stone.

Jason Zengerle goes inside a difficult contest in Alabama to become Trump's favorite Republican.

Annie Lowrey tallies the numbers for “the great affordability crisis breaking America.”

The vinyl record production industry suffers a devastating blow when a manufacturing facility burns in California.

In 1869, the Atlantic Monthly almost died when Harriet Beecher Stowe accurately said Lord Byron had sex with his half-sister.

Related: A flowchart tells you when it's okay to date a distant relative.

Sudan agrees to hand over Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court to face trial on charges of war crimes and genocide.

The Paris elite, including President Mitterrand and Yves Saint Laurent, long supported an outspoken pedophile, all because he was a writer. No longer.

A philatelist explains the joys of collecting stamps from countries that don't really exist.

Watch: Russians react to a large portrait of Vladimir Putin installed inside an elevator.

Inspired by a scene in Parasite, people are mixing two types of noodles to make chapaguri.

Unrelated/related: What if Hinduism and Buddhism weren't "two different animals staking out territories," but "two overlapping gardens?"