Stories That Pay Off: The Mega Millions jackpot is now over $1 billion

Big lottery, how to go on a honeymoon for free and more money news to put on your radar.

Stories That Pay Off: What to do if your parents don’t have a retirement plan

More than a quarter of workers said they have no retirement plan.

Thanksgiving 2018 airfare deals: The best time to book a cheap flight for holiday travel

Both Hipmunk and Google have released new data on the best times to book Thanksgiving travel.

Meet Rakem Balogun, the Texas man whose support for a cop killer made him an FBI target

In the debut episode of Mic Dispatch, Texas-based community organizer Rakem Balogun explains how Facebook posts about the 2016 Dallas police ambush led to his five-month imprisonment.

Kayak’s new tool wants to solve one of the biggest problems in travel: planning a group trip

Organizing your sister's bachelorette party for 30 of her closest friends is no longer a complete nightmare.

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 10, episode 10: Monét X Change exit interview

"Being a New Yorker and being a young black kid in America, I realized quickly not everyone is going to like you, and sometimes for no good reason."

Movement Must-Reads: U. of Florida commencement debacle, plus age discrimination in the job market

A look at some of Mic's best reporting that you may have missed this week.

‘Mic’ announces “Black Monuments of New York,” a push to build five statues in the city’s boroughs

The Black Monuments of New York endeavors to erect monuments of black Americans in each of the city's five boroughs.

Mic Wakeup: Black Monuments Project, history-making Oscars and Trump’s huge State of the Union fib

It’s Friday, Feb. 2. Here are three things you need to know.

Mic Wakeup: Trump’s “New York talk” and Jay-Z tweet

It’s Monday, Jan. 29. Hope your overnight oats turned out okay. Here’s the news.

Mic Wakeup: 3 stories you need from this weekend in government shutdown

Here’s everything you missed from a quiet Sunday.


Mic Wakeup: Hawaii, Mia Love and controversial monuments

It’s Monday, Jan. 15. Here’s what you missed from Sunday.

Mic Wakeup: Monday and Fury

Welcome back to work.

Mic Wakeup: Happy New Year! Sorry about your hangover. Here’s the news.

Happy New Year. Here's the news.

Mic Wakeup: Happy Holidays. Here’s everything you missed during your Sunday with loved ones.

What you need to know from this weekend in Bernie, Trump and CHIP.

Mic Wakeup: Your holiday break is so close. Your morning news is even closer.

Here’s all the news for Dec. 18, 2017.


Mic Wakeup: What the GOP tax plan could pay for and how it’s actually hurting Republicans

It’s Wednesday, Dec. 6. Here are two stories you need to read.

A Jesuit priest reveals the big problem with the so-called “war on Christmas”

Whether it’s the words of department store clerks, the decorations on our coffee cups, the songs our children sing in schools or the holiday symbols lining our streets, Americans cannot seem to agree.

Mic Wakeup: Trump, our nation’s children and the “Kremlin connection”

Here’s everything you missed while you were disconnecting this weekend. Happy Dec. 4!

A note on editorial transparency

An overview of the work Mic has done to increase transparency and surface signals of trustworthiness

Mic Wakeup: Republicans against Roy Moore, brands against Hannity, Russians against George Takei

Everything you need for Monday, Nov. 13.


Mic Wakeup: Trial of an NYPD officer has a familiar end, and a teen possibly killed for being gay

Here are two stories to start your day on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017.

Mic Wakeup: Mass shooting in Texas church, #ParadisePapers and (perhaps) looming Mueller charges

Here are three stories to start your day on Monday, Nov. 6.

Mic Wakeup: Trump’s new record low, NFL players protest and #MeToo rallies in France

Here are three stories for Monday, Oct. 30 to get your morning started:

Taste Test: The best chocolate peanut butter cups you can buy

Can Reese's hold its own against the new kids on the supermarket shelves?

Mic Wakeup: 3 stories from a slow Sunday that you need for your busy, busy Monday

Three stories for your Monday, Oct. 23.


Mic Wakeup: Underestimating America, California’s progressive move and the army’s giant step back

It's Wednesday. Here are three things you need to read.

Mic Wakeup: Woody Allen, John Kasich and Rex Tillerson

Here are three stories for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, to get your morning started.

Mic Wakeup: Pence and his protest, Trump and his beautiful paper towels, Kaepernick and his subtweet

Here are three stories for Monday, Oct. 9, that will make you sound like you spent your Sunday reading a newspaper.

Terribly designed condom wrappers appear to condone rape

"Donut" do this with your condom wrappers.