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David Koch has died at 79. Here’s how he changed American politics.

He and his brother Charles funded a decades-long effort to roll back environmental and business regulations.

California’s new law to stop police shootings, explained

And why some civil rights groups are worried that the bill doesn’t go far enough.

 The G7 is getting back together this weekend

Get ready, France. President Trump is coming to upend another global summit.

The 3 best songs on Taylor Swift’s new album, Lover

"Cornelia Street" is Taylor Swift at her best.

How “Old Town Road” revealed a deep divide within country music

Vox’s Today, Explained podcast chronicles Lil Nas X’s challenges with the charts.

What it’s like to do the toughest job in America

Home health aides are underpaid, overworked, and underprotected.

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The surprisingly great idea in Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal: electric school buses

How China used Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube to spread disinformation about the Hong Kong protests

What happens next in the legal cases involving Jeffrey Epstein

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Tomi Lahren now has an athleisure line

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Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton abandons his presidential bid

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Here’s how to listen to Lover, Taylor Swift’s latest album

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Why governments are bad at facing catastrophic risks — and how they could get better

The “10,000-hour rule” was debunked again. That’s a relief.

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Google says it’s making Chrome more private, but advertisers will still track you

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The bizarre-even-by-Trump-standards past 72 hours, explained

Why Spider-Man’s future in the MCU isn’t as bleak as it seems

A major toy company is phasing out plastic — but not in its toys

Colorado progressives aren’t clearing the field for John Hickenlooper

The right-wing populist wave is a threat to the climate

Why anti-abortion groups are backing away from abortion bans

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