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Are the Olympics still going to happen in 2021? Here’s what we know.

For now, yes. But the how is a lot less certain.

How the Biden administration can save the Postal Service

The Postal Service has to do more than deliver mail if it wants to survive.

What Reconstruction teaches us about white nationalism today

Historian Eric Foner on the long tradition of white nationalists clashing with Black people exercising their rights.

Biden’s Covid-19 vaccine goal isn’t ambitious enough

It barely improves on current vaccination rates.

Biden’s LGBTQ rights executive order and the transphobic backlash, explained

On his first day, Biden rolled back Trump’s anti-LGBTQ policies. Trolls were not happy.

Biden plans to continue many of Trump’s foreign policies — at least for now

Biden’s team members have already signaled they intend to continue several of Trump’s policies from Venezuela to Ukraine to Israel and even China.

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Kamala Harris has already broken barriers, but ahead lies the rare task of leading a polarized and evenly divided Senate.

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Fauci threw a lot of shade at Trump in his first comments as a Biden adviser

Biden picks his new acting FCC chair

Biden will use the Defense Production Act in his anti-coronavirus effort

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Author Mike Konczal joins Matt to talk about the history and future of public benefit programs in America

How Trump could theoretically get his Facebook back

Kicking people off social media isn’t about free speech

The US faces a historic unemployment crisis

The last US-Russia nuclear arms deal is about to expire. Biden wants to extend it.

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Most college athletes can’t accept brand sponsorships or deals. That could soon change.

Fauci makes the Biden administration’s debut at the WHO

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Tech platforms banned Trump. Now what?

The uneasy comforts of Joe Biden’s inauguration TV special

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How will Trump handle life without Twitter and Facebook? Ask Alex Jones.

Biden’s new national plan to fight Covid-19, explained

Biden will pause deportations for 100 days

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The US is back in the international climate game

Biden is starting to roll back Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” program

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