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Kristi Noem tried to take a victory lap for her coronavirus response on CBS. It did not go well.

South Dakota’s governor got a great reception at CPAC. Her interview on Face the Nation hours later was a different story.

Biden’s secret weapon for criminal justice reform

The president has the power to help reverse mass incarceration — but Biden hasn’t used that power yet.

The wild and irresistibly saucy tale of the curry con man

J. Ranji Smile served Indian food and tall tales to a hungry American public. Was he the first "celebrity chef" or a crook? The truth is complicated.

“We’ve made it so complicated”: Vaccine campaigns are failing to reach the most vulnerable

Local health clinics and community groups are just as important as mass vaccination sites in the rollout.

Bias, disrespect, and demotions: Black employees say Amazon has a race problem

Interviews with diversity managers and internal data obtained by Recode indicate that Black Amazon employees are promoted less frequently and are rated more harshly than non-Black peers.

A Trump judge’s order striking down the federal eviction moratorium, briefly explained

The opinion is embarrassingly wrong.

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Canceling Keystone XL

President Biden finally wants to put the Keystone XL pipeline to bed. But if the last 12 years of environmental fights are any indication, it won’t be easy.

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At least 18 protesters were killed amid intensifying pro-democracy demonstrations in Myanmar

Kevin McCarthy’s CPAC panel shows how the GOP has devolved into a Trump personality cult

CPAC 2021 shows how conservatives have learned nothing about the coronavirus

Poll: A majority of Americans think teachers should be vaccinated before reopening schools

Report: Former classmates say Rep. Madison Cawthorn sexually harassed women in college

Democrats call for Biden to punish Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi’s murder

The House passed Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief package

FDA advisers unanimously recommend Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine

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Rethinking Policy for Black America

Systemic racism is baked into every aspect of American life. These policies can help dismantle inequities in education, housing, health, policing, and more.

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House passes the Equality Act in a victory for LGBTQ Americans

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Democrats’ remaining options for raising the minimum wage, explained

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Professor Lara Putnam talks about the local dynamics of grassroots progressive organizing

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Why Putin wants Alexei Navalny dead

WandaVision’s twist on Wanda Maximoff’s Scarlet Witch origin story, explained

This golden statue of Trump at CPAC is a perfect metaphor for the state of the GOP

Virtual tips are helping content creators actually make money

The internet’s most beloved fanfiction site is undergoing a reckoning

What companies can do to speed up board diversity

Rush Limbaugh and the echo chamber that broke American politics

Is this the Covid-19 endgame?

How Dolly Parton became a secular American saint

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There’s a clear fix to helping Black communities fight pollution

Industrial pollution has sickened and poisoned Black communities for decades. Environmental justice experts have a solution to stop this.

Biden launched airstrikes against Iran-backed militias in Syria to “send a message”

The $15 minimum wage is effectively dead — for now

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Marjorie Taylor Greene’s dehumanizing attack on Rep. Marie Newman’s transgender daughter, explained

Rand Paul tried to derail Rachel Levine’s historic confirmation hearing with transphobic misinformation

Why Facebook reversed its news ban in Australia

A Columbia professor argues against our drug puritanism

A single Trump judge is already sabotaging Biden’s efforts to slow deportations

The future of the middle class depends on student loan forgiveness