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Amy Coney Barrett appears likely to block the GOP’s latest attack on democracy

Moore v. Harper, one of the scariest election cases in the Supreme Court’s modern history, probably won’t end in catastrophe.

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The Good Morning America anchors made cheating scandals fun again

Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes prove we still love a classic tabloid drama.

The people who hate Sam Bankman-Fried the most

And the people who don’t (which makes the haters even angrier).

AI is finally good at stuff, and that’s a problem

Here’s why you’ve been hearing so much about ChatGPT.

What your kid’s teacher really wants for the holidays

Finding the right gift for teachers and other service workers is a puzzle, but there’s one thing everyone will appreciate.

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Power-tripping sheriffs

A growing number of county sheriffs believe they hold ultimate power in their jurisdictions. Some have even stopped enforcing state and federal laws they deem unconstitutional. The Marshall Project’s Maurice Chammah explains.

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The bipartisan bill that could protect elections

Why lawmakers are trying to reform a 135-year-old law.

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A driver killed her daughter. She won’t let the world forget.

Large vehicles and unsafe streets are killing too many people, including 5-year-old Allison Hart. Now, her mother is fighting for safer streets.

What Congress can do with Trump’s tax returns

The deranged Supreme Court case that threatens US democracy, explained

Qatar’s anti-LGBTQ policies, explained

Biden and Putin just said they’re open to talks. Don’t count on it happening soon.

The next Congress will be the most representative of Latino identity ever

The big stakes in the Supreme Court’s new LGBTQ rights case

Democrats go to war with Iowa and New Hampshire over 2024

Kanye West’s antisemitic spiral, explained

Joe Biden just threw the 2024 primary calendar into chaos

The economy just doesn’t make sense anymore

Democrats eye new legislation to rein in Wall Street landlords

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