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Why Senate Republicans are split on the next stimulus bill

Some GOP membrs are increasingly worried about the national debt.

Trump’s radical lawsuit against Nevada’s vote-by-mail law, explained

It’s Bush v. Gore all over again.

Facebook took down a Trump post for the first time 

Trump’s false claims about Covid-19 and children are harmful misinformation, according to Facebook’s policies.

The pandemic is fueling the private tutoring industry

As more families form pandemic learning pods, some are hiring private group tutors to assist with online learning — or replace it entirely.

Worried parents have become an easy target for online misinformation in this pandemic

Fearful parents are falling for — and spreading — bad information to each other about kids and Covid-19.

Covid-19 is pushing red states to finally expand Medicaid

Medicaid expansion has had huge success at the ballot box during the pandemic.

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What’s going on in Lebanon

A chemical blast has made a very bad situation worse for Lebanon. Journalist Habib Battah explains from Beirut.

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How inequality is changing the Republican Party — and breaking American politics

Masha Gessen on American politics after the death of “truth”

A new study finds that giving kids deworming treatment still benefits them 20 years later

TikTok clone Instagram Reels is just one of the many times Facebook has copied its competitors

Mortality, mass psychosis, and how we live today

Just 2 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

Live results for the August 4 primaries

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Trump still thinks schools should reopen because Covid-19 “will go away.” Really.

How bad is your state’s Covid-19 outbreak?

A nun on the radical possibilities of Christianity

Instagram’s answer to TikTok is here

Sen. Ron Wyden helped create the Big Tech industry. Now he wants to hold it accountable.

America’s slow, painful shift to enforcing mask mandates

Mask enforcement won’t work without education.

It’s easier than ever to make hand sanitizer. But eased restrictions have come with consequences.

Missouri approves Medicaid expansion ballot initiative, extending coverage to 200,000 people

Mulan is coming to Disney+ as a $30 rental

How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries

Walmart has again delayed the launch of its Amazon Prime competitor Walmart+

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Why QAnon is here to stay

QAnon was born and perpetuated on the internet. What is it and why is it dangerous?

How Portland’s Wall of Moms collapsed — and was reborn under Black leadership

Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders have a plan to protect you from facial recognition

Rodham author Curtis Sittenfeld explains what it’s like to write in Hillary Clinton’s voice

“They are dying. That’s true. It is what it is.” Trump’s Axios interview was a disaster.

Exclusive: Kamala Harris leads Elizabeth Warren and Susan Rice in new VP poll


How “forever chemicals” polluted America’s water

In the dazzling Harrow the Ninth, the lesbian necromancers are back in space

How Washington state primaries reflect the perilous position of the national GOP

America needs a bar and restaurant bailout

How Trump should change the way journalists understand “objectivity”

Cori Bush wants to be the next progressive to upset a sitting congressman. Today’s her shot.

The best $295 I ever spent: Spanish classes as a Latina in Trump’s America

Last week the US wanted to break up Big Tech. Now it’s trying to supersize it.

Alabama’s and Mississippi’s troubling Covid-19 curves, briefly explained

The TikTok-Microsoft-Trump drama, explained

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After revealing in a sermon that she is trans, a Baptist pastor is fired by the church

Why the next coronavirus stimulus bill is still stalled in Congress

The 6 most interesting Michigan races to watch in Tuesday’s primary

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