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Elon Musk’s texts offer a rare glimpse at the billionaire boys’ club

Messages released in Twitter’s lawsuit against the Tesla founder show some of the nation’s wealthiest people offered support and even cash to buy the platform, as some users expressed dismay.

The UK’s growing economic crisis, explained

New UK Prime Minister Liz Truss introduced a massive tax cut package — and triggered a currency crisis.

The Bros and cons of being a huge, gay Hollywood rom-com

Bros wants to be a gay love story that doesn’t play it straight.

House of the Dragon passes enmity from parents to children

The in-fights between Alicent and Rhaenyra have just become their children’s war.

A better solution to Florida’s hurricane problem

Coral reefs can protect coastal cities from deadly floods, if only we keep them alive.

Suddenly, every fictional character is a podcaster. Why aren’t they doing it right?

From And Just Like That to Only Murders in the Building, not every show gets podcasting right.

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Brett Favre and the Mississippi welfare fraud

An extraordinary case of fraud is unfolding in Mississippi, where a chummy cadre of nonprofit leaders, elected officials, and professional athletes redirected tens of millions in welfare funds toward their own pet projects. Mississippi Today’s Anna Wolfe explains.

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