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The opioid epidemic isn’t unsolvable

There are real, evidence-based solutions to the drug overdose crisis.

Democrats are going it alone on immigration reform

Immigration reform has long been elusive in Congress. Democrats may have a workaround.

Jane Goodall reveals what studying chimpanzees teaches us about human nature

The renowned primatologist wants us to remember that humans aren’t so exceptional — we’re animals, too.

Prom, after a senior year interrupted

For prom queen Joviana Duhaney, the night almost felt normal.

The surprising past, unlikely present, and uncertain future of Christmas in July

The concept became associated with retail in the 20th century, but it was invented at a summer camp. Probably.

M. Night Shyamalan returns with Old, a floppy but haunting thriller about aging

It’s at its best when it’s at its weirdest.

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Human infrastructure

President Biden wants infrastructure spending to include child care, elder care, food assistance, even community college. Vox’s Anna North explains how he might convince Republicans in Congress.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

How Kevin McCarthy tried to sabotage the House January 6 investigation

An Indigenous firefighter explains how to better manage wildfires

A new bill would hold Facebook responsible for Covid-19 vaccine misinformation

America’s houses are old. Low-income renters are suffering because of it.

Here’s how hard it is to vote in Texas

The price of Olympic glory

This outed priest’s story is a warning for everyone about the need for data privacy laws

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The Senate’s infrastructure gamble, explained

Companies that make people return to the office will lose employees

Frito-Lay workers are striking. Here’s how to support them.

“I can’t tell you how relieved I was”

Murders are up. Crime is not. What’s going on?

Extreme heat is killing American workers

Don’t worry about inflation

Pop music made conspicuous consumption cool

How America lost its commitment to the right to vote

Why Netflix is getting into games

Biden stacks his administration with yet another tech foe

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Prices on the rise

Matt is joined by economist Julia Coronado to talk about inflation, markets, and employment in the pandemic recovery economy

Don’t be fooled by that viral Hannity clip. Fox News’s Covid-19 coverage is a mess.

Welcome to the age of billionaire joyrides to space

America needs to talk about miscarriage

The latest trend in jewelry is summer camp chic

Hot girl culture is whatever you want it to be

Why a new law requiring Asian American history in schools is so significant

Why we love drugs

From Macy’s to Albertsons, facial recognition is already everywhere

Don’t assume your iPhone is safe from hackers

What is CNN+ and why would you pay for it?

Internal Apple letter shows employees are still fighting to work from home

Making sense of the recent Covid-19 spike

The child tax credit is blowing up on TikTok. That should tell lawmakers something.

Why Nicolas Cage endures

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The harrowing new reality for Alzheimer’s patients

Alzheimer’s patients and families live in a cloud of uncertainty. It’s about to get worse.

Gen Z doesn’t know a world without fast fashion

The US steps up efforts to save Afghan allies as the Taliban continues an offensive

A federal judge declared DACA unlawful. Here’s what that means.

The next voting rights battleground is Michigan

Most Americans like remote work — but Democrats like it more