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The northern lights could be a lot farther south tonight

A wave of magnetized particles from the sun will strike Earth over the next few days and light up the skies.

Anal and oral sex spread monkeypox. Let’s talk about it.

Why it’s spreading like an STI through gay men’s sexual networks, why women are at risk — and why condoms might help.

Setting boundaries is more than just saying “no”

Relationships aren’t always easy to preserve. Boundaries can help.

She-Hulk: Attorney at Law: Power means letting female heroes take up space

The MCU’s version of a legal procedural can be fun as hell.

Why does the WeWork guy get to fail up?

Adam Neumann burned billions. Now investors are giving him more money.

Netflix’s smash-hit romance Purple Hearts is a political hate-watch

Purple Hearts tries to romanticize the ideological middle. It actually glorifies something much uglier.

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What could a nuclear war do to the climate — and humanity?

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Could the war on terror be over?

What Zawahiri’s death means for US foreign policy.

The Inflation Reduction Act, explained

Georgia’s big Trump election investigation, explained

Salman Rushdie and the enduring risk of political art

Ezra Miller — and their recent volatility — explained

Recreating The Simpsons in the post-apocalypse

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

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

It’s probably time to clean your filters

California could transform how fast food workers are treated

No one has been held accountable for the catastrophic Afghanistan withdrawal

How Beyoncé became Beyoncé in 3 not-at-all-easy steps

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

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