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Why did liberals win so many cases before a conservative Supreme Court?

The Court’s term included several surprisingly liberal decisions. Don’t expect many of them to last.

How to go out and not spread coronavirus this summer

What’s the best — and riskiest — way to see friends, take a trip, or get spiffed up? We talked to experts to find out.

What to know about the debate over reopening America’s K-12 schools

Solving the school problem is crucial for parents and kids. Here’s what experts say would help.

How “abolish ICE” helped bring abolitionist ideas into the mainstream

Both "abolish the police" and "abolish ICE" have reframed the conversation around criminal justice reform.

“Usually, trans women are side characters”

The quiet power of Eve Lindley playing a romantic lead on AMC’s Dispatches From Elsewhere.

Housing segregation left Black Americans more vulnerable to Covid-19

Racist WWII housing policy might not sound like it has much to do with the coronavirus. But it does.

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A million international students in limbo

The Trump administration announced it would send a million international students home this week. But Vox’s Nicole Narea says the students are collateral in a bigger political play.

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Robert Mueller: Roger Stone “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so.”

Is evangelical support for Trump a contradiction?

Trump just commuted Roger Stone’s sentence

Amazon walks back its order for employees to delete TikTok from their phones

Unpacking the twisty genre of political fanfiction through Curtis Sittenfeld’s Rodham

America still doesn’t have enough N95 masks

Australia was a coronavirus success story. Now, an outbreak is prompting new lockdowns.

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The past 24 hours in Trump legal issues and controversies, explained

This week’s movie releases are astoundingly good

Lonely Island’s Palm Springs is a funny existential comedy about two dirtbags who find each other

Why extreme heat is so alarming for the fight against Covid-19

What Kelly Reichardt learned from directing First Cow, her gentle masterpiece

The Supreme Court’s landmark new Native American rights decision, explained

Covid-19 testing in the US is abysmal. Again.

Masha Gessen on the frightening fragility of America’s political institutions

A therapist on what it’s like to work with patients during the pandemic

Why Facebook failed its civil rights audit

The appeal and futility of mask meltdown videos

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At last, a climate policy platform that can unite the left

The Supreme Court just dealt a huge blow to Congress’s power to investigate Trump


The story behind this iconic Olympics protest

Joe Biden’s surprisingly visionary housing plan, explained

I’m an epidemiologist and a dad. Here’s why I think schools should reopen.

When Black Lives Matter protests come to “Copland”

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders joined forces to craft a bold, progressive agenda

Who gets to be reckless on Wall Street?

Val Demings’s tenure as Orlando’s police chief complicates her consideration for VP

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Some brand names have long perpetuated racism. Black Lives Matter is changing that.

From Aunt Jemima to the Washington Redskins, a racist history is primed to be toppled.

Trump is trying to kick out foreign students amid the pandemic

The Supreme Court just gave Republicans a powerful new weapon against Obamacare

Just 4 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

Why Arizona is suffering the worst Covid-19 outbreak in the US

The Supreme Court stripped thousands of teachers of their civil rights

A rabbi explains how to make sense of suffering

The hidden trackers in your phone, explained

America’s looming housing catastrophe, explained

Farmers and animal rights activists are coming together to fight big factory farms

A coronavirus consultant shares how she advises businesses on reopening