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Kari Lake’s lonely and deeply absurd quest to challenge the Arizona election results

What makes China’s wave of protests different this time

The Senate just passed historic protections for same-sex marriage

A rogue Trump judge has thrown the Supreme Court in disarray

Donald Trump’s dinner with white supremacist Nick Fuentes was much more than a gaffe

“I’ve always been the youngest person in the room”

Why the global economy is slowing

The not-so-lame duck session

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The 2022 midterm elections, explained

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The 2024 Senate map is terrifying for Democrats. That’s one reason Georgia’s runoff matters.

Community hospitals are facing an impossible dilemma

Poor countries are developing a new paradigm of mental health care. America is taking note.

The wave of protests testing China’s zero-Covid policy, explained

A Trump judge seized control of ICE, and the Supreme Court will decide whether to stop him

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The guy who got the midterms right explains what the media got wrong

Qatar’s migrant labor system is bigger than the World Cup

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How independent voters saved Democrats

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The high stakes and unique weirdness of the Georgia Senate runoff, briefly explained

Why Americans will pay higher natural gas prices this winter

The very human, very troubling stories we tell ourselves about crime

America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

The White House’s plan to colonize the moon, briefly explained

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How the right’s radical thinkers are coping with the midterms

How one man quietly stitched the American safety net over four decades

Sen. Cory Booker has a plan to stop taxpayer bailouts of Big Meat 

Trump’s return to Twitter prompts outrage and confusion

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The collapse of FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried’s shocking downfall

Despite its brutal tactics, Iran’s regime fails to contain mass protests

The incredible shrinking future of college

Are 8 billion people too many — or too few? 

Shooting at Colorado LGBTQ club kills 5, injures 25

Nancy Pelosi was really, really good at her job

The good and bad news for the planet after the latest UN climate talks

North Korean missile launches may mean new nuclear tests

The Federalist Society controls the federal judiciary, so why can’t they stop whining?

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Democrats’ quietly effective strategy for defeating election deniers

Why special counsel Jack Smith might be different from Robert Mueller

Syphilis rates are soaring in South Dakota’s American Indian communities. What’s going on?


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Why so many “election deniers” lost in 2022

Going home for the holidays? Boost, mask, and test beforehand.