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Exclusive: State Department cable shows plan to restrict pregnant people from visiting the US

"People will die because of this," a State Department official told Vox.

The controversy over the new immigration novel American Dirt, explained

A non-Mexican author wrote a book about Mexican migrants. Critics are calling it trauma porn.

A SARS-like virus is spreading quickly. Here’s what you need to know.

Hundreds of people have been sickened by a new coronavirus in at least six countries, including the US.

The answer to America’s health care cost problem might be in Maryland

Maryland has a health care system unique in the United States: a global hospital budget. Here’s how it works.

Chief Justice Roberts could be an unexpected savior of public education in a religious schools case

A big case about whether states must fund religious schools could go up in smoke.

Mr. Peanut’s death, explained

Bartholomew Richard Fitzgerald-Smythe is dead at 104.

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A George Washington Bridge too far

The Supreme Court is trying to settle the fight over the biggest traffic jam in the history of American politics once and for all. WNYC's Matt Katz, author of "American Governor: Chris Christie's Bridge to Redemption," explains.

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Kashmir’s internet has been shut down for 5 months

The Indian government shut the internet down in Kashmir in August last year: what this means for Kashmiris living without the internet - and what it says about the world’s largest democracy.

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Chris Hughes wants another chance

The multimillionaire Facebook co-founder is the latest moneyed titan to turn philanthropist, and has even called for Facebook’s dismantling. Can he really make a difference?

Why millennials are the “death positive” generation

Asian American racism is the unfunny joke the comedy world needs to reckon with

John Lewis and the beginning of an era

TikTok never wanted to be political. Too late.

Senate Republicans have officially passed rules for the impeachment trial. Here’s what comes next. 

San Francisco Pride members voted to ban Google and YouTube from their parade

Hillary Clinton jumps into the 2020 primary by blasting Bernie Sanders

Marc Benioff picks a new fight with Silicon Valley — over trees

The Hunger Games is getting a prequel that centers on the villain: a young President Snow

Netflix says Disney and Baby Yoda may have cut into the streaming service’s growth

Why John Roberts won’t save the impeachment trial from partisanship

Trump’s lawyers began the impeachment trial with a blizzard of lies

Mexico is cracking down on another US-bound migrant caravan

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Amazon Ring sales nearly tripled in December despite hacks

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