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The very cute, totally disturbing tale of the American “it” dog
How the quest to own the nation’s most popular, most Instagram-worthy pup has bred a world of problems.
Saving species, and other stories
What’s lost when focusing on the cute and charismatic. Plus: Why Teslas keep catching on fire, the progressive case for more people, and others.
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What’s so funny?
A status symbol, a political battleground, an emotional tool — humor is anything but a joke.
The world to come
Earth’s population passed 8 billion this month — now what? Plus: the rise of an anti-vaccine America, the looming dangers of superintelligent AI, the shifting landscape of higher ed, and more.
Back to the future
Rethinking old ideas about what we eat, where we live and work, and how we power our communities.
The power and potential of Latino voters
Latino voters’ growing power, what the parties get right and wrong about them, and a brash Congress member on what Democrats need to do better.
Some brand names have long perpetuated racism. Black Lives Matter is changing that.
The Cleveland Indians are reportedly the latest group preparing to abandon a stereotypical name, following the Washington Redskins and Aunt Jemima this summer.
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Dylan Scott guides you through the fallout of the Covid-19 pandemic and the health care policies that matter most.