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A Trump judge seized control of ICE, and the Supreme Court will decide whether to stop him

Judge Drew Tipton’s order in United States v. Texas is completely lawless. Thus far, the Supreme Court has given him a pass.

How to become a truly excellent gift giver

A great present should have at least one of these three qualities. Here’s what they are.

How independent voters saved Democrats

In several battleground states and competitive districts, these key swing voters put Democrats over the edge.

Qatar’s migrant labor system is bigger than the World Cup

Migrant workers are the backbone of Qatar’s economy, but many are incredibly vulnerable.

The guy who got the midterms right explains what the media got wrong

The media fell for a false "red wave" narrative.

What else Qatar has built with its absurd wealth besides the 2022 World Cup

The World Cup has exhibited Qatar’s soft power. Look closely to see its constraints.

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NASA wants to live in space

NASA’s Artemis mission is the first step toward a long-term human settlement on the moon. Vox’s Unexplainable examines whether humans are even capable of living far from Earth for an extended period of time.

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The very human, very troubling stories we tell ourselves about crime

A leaked Amazon memo may help explain why the tech giant is pushing out so many recruiters

Elon Musk has Twitter and Tesla problems

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America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

How to make Covid the last pandemic

Stop taking billionaires at their word

Of course Glass Onion is a blast. But it cuts deeper than Knives Out, too.

FTX is over. Is crypto, too?

Hakeem Jeffries’s ascent to Democratic leader, explained

Vaccinate the turkeys (and the chickens)

The White House’s plan to colonize the moon, briefly explained

Elon Musk can’t get his story straight on Twitter

The case for buying less — and how to actually do it

The weird sorrow of losing Twitter


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It’s time to regulate crypto

The FTX crash, explained.

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How the right’s radical thinkers are coping with the midterms

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Will America continue to turn away from vaccines?

Sen. Cory Booker has a plan to stop taxpayer bailouts of Big Meat 

How disappointed Taylor Swift fans explain Ticketmaster’s monopoly

Trump’s return to Twitter prompts outrage and confusion

Bob Iger’s Disney challenge: Solve the problem he helped create

Here are the first moon photos from NASA’s Artemis I mission

Despite its brutal tactics, Iran’s regime fails to contain mass protests

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever unearthed deep colorism within Latino communities

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The world to come

Earth’s population passed 8 billion this month — now what? Plus: the rise of an anti-vaccine America, the looming dangers of superintelligent AI, the shifting landscape of higher ed, and more.

The incredible shrinking future of college

Are 8 billion people too many — or too few? 

How to cook and eat well when food is more expensive than ever

Shooting at Colorado LGBTQ club kills 5, injures 25

Holiday traditions aren’t set in stone. You can update them.

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Nancy Pelosi was really, really good at her job

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