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The Senate just passed the $1.9 trillion stimulus package. Here’s what’s in it.

The package includes funding for stimulus checks, vaccine distribution, and school reopenings.

When a California city gave people a guaranteed income, they worked more — not less

Stockton’s experiment shows what $500 per month in "free money" can do for employment, mental health, and more.

The Republican revolt against democracy, explained in 13 charts

The Trump years revealed a dark truth: The Republican Party is no longer committed to democracy. These charts tell the story.

When to expect your stimulus check, and other questions, answered

Congress is about to pass a third stimulus package, including $1,400 direct payments.

Raven Leilani, author of Luster, on how to be alone in New York City

The novelist joins the Vox Book Club to discuss her smash hit debut.

The next frontier for animal welfare: Fish

Fish are farmed in higher numbers than any other animal, but they haven’t gotten much attention from the animal welfare movement — until now.

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The Bachelor meets reality

Beset by controversy, The Bachelor’s latest season is winding down with an identity crisis. It’s a rare case of reality TV reflecting our cultural reality.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

Trump tells GOP committees to stop using his name for fundraising

The Covid-19 stimulus bill, explained in 600 words

The last-minute federal unemployment insurance compromise, briefly explained

The wisdom of cats

Bombs, grift, true crime: Netflix’s Murder Among the Mormons almost had it all

The long history of anti-Asian hate in America, explained

Coming 2 America is nostalgic, star-studded fun

What to watch for in the Senate’s grueling vote-a-rama 

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A new Democratic plan to expand Medicaid hits a big snag: Republican governors

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China aims to be carbon neutral by 2060. Its new 5-year plan won’t cut it.

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White House signals support for replacing decades-long authorizations for military force

America’s Covid-19 deaths, explained in 8 charts and maps

One weird trick to fix climate change: Close the offshore wealth loophole

WandaVision’s series finale sets up the future of Wanda and the MCU

Senate Republicans are trying to drag out the stimulus process in the middle of a national emergency

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Disney’s Raya and the Last Dragon is a sumptuous fantasy — but it makes a mess of Southeast Asian culture

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Facebook's shadow court

Kate Klonick joins Matt to talk about her investigation into Facebook's new content moderation board

An “emotional” moment at an NSC meeting shows why withdrawing from Afghanistan is so hard

The latest QAnon-inspired threat on the Capitol was thankfully a dud

Tons of K-pop artists have been purged from Spotify. It’s part of a much bigger problem.

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Texas’s power disaster is a warning sign for the US

Pence’s new op-ed pushes same election fraud lies that inspired the January 6 insurrection

You got a vaccine. Walgreens got your data.

SPACs, the investment term you won’t stop hearing about, explained

A West Virginia pharmacist on how the state became a vaccine success story

Covid tongue? Why new Covid-19 symptoms keep popping up.

Why did Jack Dorsey buy Jay-Z’s failed music service?

“No healing without the truth”: How a federal commission could help America understand systemic racism

The psychedelic roots of Christianity

Why public shaming of vaccinations is a bad idea

Why WandaVision has become a lightning rod in pop culture discourse

The problem for Paramount+ (and every other streamer)? Everyone already has Netflix.

House Democrats’ massive voting rights bill, explained

The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, explained

Angelo Quinto’s family says he died after police pinned him by his neck. Police deny they did anything wrong.

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