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Bill Gates knows philanthropy alone can’t solve inequality

The billionaire and public health leader answers five of Recode’s questions about pandemic prevention and economic disparities.

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And how it has transformed a Portuguese town.

The YouTubers are not okay

Prominent YouTubers keep quitting the platform and then coming back. Call it the result of YouTube brain.

Why Sri Lanka’s new PM isn’t the change the country needs

Opposition see incremental change as putting "old wine in a new bottle."

Finland and Sweden are on the verge of joining NATO

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has pushed the two countries to reconsider NATO membership.

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Is abortion in the Constitution?

Not explicitly, no. But neither is the right to travel from New York to New Jersey. NYU law professor Kenji Yoshino explains our unenumerated rights.

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Ukraine and the global food supply crisis

What happens when the global breadbasket is empty?

The Senate’s doomed vote on abortion rights, explained

Three unlikely but not totally impossible paths toward restoring Roe’s protections

The first spot in the Democrats’ presidential nominating calendar is up for grabs

The government detectives and private eyes of the bitcoin age

Why Americans aren’t happy with their sex lives

The stock market’s panicking, but you don’t have to

The extraordinary heat wave in India and Pakistan, explained

The good and bad news about housing for LGBTQ Americans

What is a trend anymore?

How to give future humans a voice in government

Blue states are preparing to become abortion safe havens

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2 winners and 2 losers from the Nebraska and West Virginia primaries

The House will allow staffers to unionize. Here’s how it will work.

Trump says he’s done with Twitter. That’s hard to believe.

Why unions are growing and shrinking at the same time

Could the Ukraine war spill over into Moldova?


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The major blind spot in Bill Gates’s pandemic prevention plan