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Migrants were left for dead in a Mexican detention center. Was it a preventable tragedy?

Congress moves to repeal the Iraq war authorization, 20 years later

What we know about the Nashville school shooting

Conservatives are using the tragedy in Nashville to push their anti-trans agenda

Refrigerators have gotten really freaking good. Thanks, Jimmy Carter.

What US weapons tell us about the Russia-Ukraine war

What is going on with Philadelphia’s drinking water?

What an assault weapons ban could — and couldn’t — do to end US mass shootings

The 3 big questions facing Israel after Netanyahu delays judicial overhaul


Why China’s population is shrinking

Heartbreaking: The worst Supreme Court justice you know just made a great point

The House GOP’s investigations are flopping

What would it mean to treat guns the way we treat cars?

Netanyahu finally went too far

America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

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Israel’s deepening political crisis erupts in protests

How Israel’s protesters brought a temporary halt to Netanyahu’s judicial assault

Why Israel’s new far-right government has triggered massive protests

There are valid critiques of Kamala Harris. They also don’t tell the full story.

Haiti’s gang violence crisis, briefly explained

America’s hypersonic arms race with China, explained

Would Trump’s indictment help or hurt his 2024 campaign?

India’s ruling party just kicked a major rival out of Parliament — and sparked a new crisis

Did George Santos lie about everything?

What Republicans should learn from French protests over pension cuts

Biden and Trudeau’s immigration deal makes it easier for both countries to turn away asylum seekers


How Western weapons transformed the war in Ukraine

Don’t say “period”: How Florida Republicans are taking aim at basic sex education

3 winners and 3 losers from Congress’s TikTok hearing

Thanks, Obama! The hilarious reason why a judge just blocked Wyoming’s abortion ban.

Yes, there was just a tornado near Los Angeles. Is climate change to blame?

How the US can stop the spread of Candida auris, a drug-resistant fungus

Trump can run for president from prison. Just ask Eugene Debs.

What it looks like when a country doesn’t trust its banks

The Fed prioritizes inflation over bank turmoil with its latest rate hike

The Supreme Court ponders a surprisingly difficult case about poop jokes

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What we know about Trump’s likely arrest

Republicans are once again sticking by Trump as an indictment looms

Is TikTok too big to ban?

The multibillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against Fox News, explained