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How the Western drought is pushing the power grid to the brink

The megadrought is costing us megawatts.

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Miller is on the cusp of massive fame, but their hedonistic spate of aggression may be their undoing.

What the new $80 billion for the IRS really means for your taxes

The IRS funding in the Inflation Reduction Act has become a political flashpoint, but what does it really do?

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A meme that mocks President Biden has been transformed by supporters to celebrate his recent wins. But questions about whether he should run for reelection remain. The Washington Post's Matt Viser explains.

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The US finally has a law to tackle climate change

Meat has a big carbon footprint. The Inflation Reduction Act ignores it.

Hidden inside the Inflation Reduction Act: $20 billion to help fix our farms

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California could transform how fast food workers are treated

No one has been held accountable for the catastrophic Afghanistan withdrawal

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Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained

After the latest clash with Israel, Gazans’ struggle continues

How capitalism ensnared some of its radical critics

Why monkeypox is a repeat of the data mistakes made with Covid-19

The Espionage Act and Trump’s documents, explained

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Could the war on terror be over?

What Zawahiri’s death means for US foreign policy.

What nuclear secrets could Trump have possibly taken?

Trump is pushing us toward the abyss

The warrant authorizing the FBI search of Trump’s home is unsealed — and it’s alarming

New York’s polio crisis, explained

Society is a mess in Emily the Criminal, Bodies Bodies Bodies, and Not Okay

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Fight climate change. End fossilflation. Here’s how.

Why the DOJ won’t talk about its investigation of Donald Trump

The US monkeypox response is failing queer men

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The “Dark Brandon” meme — and why it’s so confusing — explained

How to define success on your own terms

Is a payment plan for that new jacket a good idea?

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Remote workers are starting new businesses behind their bosses’ backs

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