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America’s car crash epidemic

Driving kills as many Americans each year as guns do. Experts say that’s preventable.

It’s time to stop describing lifesaving health care as “elective”

Labels like "nonessential" are getting in the way of urgent treatments and surgeries. There’s a better way.

The Texas GOP sees Haitian migrants in crisis as a political opportunity

But it’s actually a humanitarian disaster exacerbated by Biden.

The summer that wasn’t

How our Covid-19 backslide taught us there may be no going back to "normal."

AI’s Islamophobia problem

GPT-3 is a smart and poetic AI. It also says terrible things about Muslims.

Nuclear subs and a diplomatic blowup: The US-France clash, explained

France recalled its ambassadors to the US and Australia over a new defense deal.

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A US drone strike in Afghanistan was meant to take out an ISIS-K target. Reporting on the ground shows an aid worker and several children were killed. Matthieu Aikins, reporter at the New York Times, explains from Kabul.

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SpaceX’s latest mission was an infomercial (for charity)

How to make your job search suck a little less

Not much happened at the “Justice for J6” rally. But the far right’s focus is elsewhere.

Does everybody need a booster shot?

Apple shut down a voting app in Russia. That should worry everyone.

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California is ending a rule that helped cause its housing crisis

The Eyes of Tammy Faye captures the moment the GOP got in bed with the Christian right

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The Justice for J6 rally is Trump supporters’ attempt at revisionist history

Dirty air can be deadly. Here’s how to protect yourself.

The meditative empathy of Susanna Clarke’s Piranesi

Peloton star Cody Rigsby, explained by his biggest fans 

The dubious rise of ivermectin as a Covid-19 treatment, explained

It’s getting harder for people to believe that Facebook is a net good for society

The housing crisis is the top concern for urban residents

The pandemic has created a nation of insomniacs

Wildfires in Australia caused an explosion of sea life thousands of miles away

The best $34.32 I ever spent: My white cane

Inaction on climate change can worsen the crisis in Afghanistan

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Ezra, Matt, and Sarah Try (Again) to Podcast

For Matt’s last episode of The Weeds, Ezra Klein and Sarah Kliff return for a discussion about how subsidies lead to rising health care costs

Newsom won. California’s recall system could use reform.

Nicki Minaj isn’t anti-vax, exactly. That’s why her vaccine resistance is so concerning.

The Supreme Court is drunk on its own power

The fight to resettle Afghans in the US has just begun

Americans are dying because no hospital will take them

One Good Thing: I didn’t watch any sports. Then I watched Netflix’s Drive to Survive.

The D’Amelio kids are not all right

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Introducing Vox’s new HBO show, Level Playing Field

What the Taliban’s new government reveals about how they will rule

Walgreens’ sloppy Covid-19 testing registration exposed patient data

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What’s killing Minnesota’s moose?

The hype around exercise dresses, explained

Democrats’ immigration hopes rest on a decision by the Senate parliamentarian

How to end the American obsession with driving

CDC study: Unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die of Covid-19

Are Biden’s new vaccine requirements legal?

20 years, $6 trillion, 900,000 lives

Epic’s win over Apple is actually an Apple victory

In defense of the “gentrification building”

Republicans are priming their voters to believe the California recall was stolen