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Daunte Wright’s killing is a reminder of how quickly traffic stops can become deadly

Wright was killed by police just 10 miles away from where Derek Chauvin is on trial for the killing of George Floyd.

What Netflix’s Seaspiracy gets wrong about fishing, explained by a marine biologist

Giving up seafood isn’t the best way to save the oceans.

What a 1,600-year-old New Zealand tree can tell us about climate change

Buried in mud for millennia, some of the hulking kauri trees in rural Northland are portals to the past, present, and future of Earth’s climate.

From beans and rice to BBQ: Muslim Americans’ Ramadan cuisine reflects their diversity

Iftar, or breaking fast, is more than pita and hummus.

You can finally ask Facebook’s oversight board to remove bad posts. Here’s how.

It’s a long shot, and you can’t appeal to remove ads.

Biden wants to raise taxes to pay for infrastructure. He might need the world’s help. 

Biden’s plan to tax corporations will depend on the rest of the world going along.

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Larry Ellison bought an $80 million mansion in Florida — but he’s tearing it down

After Georgia, companies are banding together to condemn restrictive voting laws

The Christian right is racking up huge victories in the Supreme Court, thanks to Amy Coney Barrett

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Matt is joined by Faiz Shakir, former campaign manager and current adviser to Bernie Sanders, to talk about how the movement continues

70 years of cop shows taught us to valorize the police

What Biden’s plan to tackle housing prices is missing

Why the Chauvin trial feels so momentous

The hottest number in conservation is rooted more in politics than science

Maryland just repealed its police bill of rights. Here’s what it means for reform.

Trump’s irate, lie-filled RNC speech shows tensions in GOP

SNL’s cold open pokes fun at white Americans’ optimism about Chauvin trial outcome

Michigan’s governor wants voluntary efforts to curb severe coronavirus outbreak

Northern Ireland is in the midst of its heaviest unrest in years. Here’s why.

Top court rules against Covid-19 restrictions on grounds of religious liberty

How America’s one-click obsession is warping the future of work

Biden’s Supreme Court reform commission won’t fix anything

The Amazon union vote is over. Here’s what happens now.

The controversial autopsy at the heart of the Chauvin trial, explained

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The British media narrative of Prince Philip’s death is about Meghan Markle

What a fair climate target looks like for the US, the largest historical carbon emitter

Saudi Arabia’s Yemen blockade is starving millions. Democrats want Biden to stop it.

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