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Could a universal Covid-19 vaccine defeat every variant?

Scientists envision a shot that could protect against many coronaviruses in one fell swoop.

We’ll never have a normal flu season again

This terrible Covid and flu season is a preview of the post-pandemic normal.

Biden’s offshore wind plan is also a jobs plan

Europe has already invested in offshore wind power. Now the US is getting onboard.

Am I asymptomatic, or do I just really not want to have Covid-19? A guide.

Asymptomatic means you really, truly have no symptoms.

Why 5G is causing flight cancellations

The FAA is worried about your cellphone again.

Microsoft is buying one of the biggest names in games — if Washington lets it

Microsoft-Activision is like Disney-Fox. Maybe bigger.

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The James Webb Time Machine

To look into deep space is to look back in time. Ahead of the launch of the James Webb Space Telescope, Unexplainable talked to scientists who hope to see “cosmic dawn,” a period long ago when the first starlight transformed the universe.

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It was a great day in the Supreme Court for the bribery of lawmakers

Is confidence a cult? These sociologists think so.

A physicist’s lessons about race, power, and the universe

How to sponsor an Afghan refugee family

One Good Thing: ABC’s Abbott Elementary breathes new life into the mockumentary

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TV’s buzziest shows aren’t trying to trick viewers anymore

Could a 54-year-old civil rights law be revived?

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How seditious conspiracy charges change the January 6 narrative

The Christian right brings a Supreme Court case it actually deserves to win

Even Tories are over Boris Johnson’s scandals after “Partygate”

The Supreme Court can’t get its story straight on vaccines

The pipeline at the center of geopolitical drama

The intimacy of the TV star death

This is what long-term immunity to Covid-19 might look like

Nearly half the world’s kids are exposed to dangerous levels of lead

The most consistently botched part of the US pandemic response

Kyrsten Sinema’s opposition to filibuster reform rests on a myth

Earth is running low on wildlife. Plants will be next.


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What BBB means for climate policy

Can the White House and Congress see eye-to-eye on climate?

Protecting voting rights isn’t enough to save democracy

The true cost of Amazon’s low prices

A syllabus for a new world

Texas shows the dangers of indifference to omicron

Is Covax finally going to vaccinate the world?

The empty promise of instant delivery

The lesson America refuses to learn about Covid-19 and the economy

Can randomly selected citizens govern better than elected officials?

The Supreme Court takes up a case, brought by Ted Cruz, that could legalize bribery

The latest data on US climate pollution is very bad

Virtual reality is reality, too

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After the Beanie Baby bubble burst

What happens when the frenzy ends and the world doesn’t value your valuables?

The FTC’s antitrust case against Facebook is going forward after all

Biden changed his mind on the filibuster. It’s not enough.

Stop calling workers “low skill”

The misery of the Hype House

Omicron is exploding. Here’s what to do if you’re exposed.

A new era for the American worker

Rapid tests, omicron, and you


Why the US photographed its own WWII concentration camps

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