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Xi Jinping asserts his power on Hong Kong’s handover anniversary

Chinese president Xi Jinping swore in John Lee, marking a new era of antidemocratic governance in Hong Kong.

Could California become the first state to provide reparations?

A task force is calling on the state to provide "comprehensive reparations" to Black Americans.

The best movies of 2022 (so far) — and how to watch them

From great blockbusters to a mockumentary about a talking inch-high shell.

A record number of abortion measures are on the ballot in 2022

Ballot measures could shore up — or obliterate — abortion rights in five states.

Flying will be the worst part of your summer vacation

With abnormally bad rates of flight delays and cancellations, air travel won’t stop sucking anytime soon.

“How do you go through the world and not be bitter and angry?”

Stoicism, explained.

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“She hardly goes out”: Racism is keeping many Asian Americans from going to the doctor

Pandemic-related hate crimes against Asian Americans have left many feeling unsafe in public. The consequences of missed health care will have lasting effects.

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Under Obamacare, birth control pills are free. Why aren’t vasectomies?

Meta top executive Nick Clegg explains Facebook’s futuristic plans for the metaverse

Women wanted to fly jets in combat. Breaking that barrier would be the fight of their lives.

In the early 1990s, few corners of the military were as misogynistic as the world of fighter pilots. These women Naval officers would break barriers to fly in combat.

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Pregnancy in a post-Roe America

Our maternal mortality rate was already bad. What happens now?

Just about everyone in America is finally eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine. Now what?

The Supreme Court’s EPA ruling isn’t the only legal attack on the environment

A new Supreme Court case is the biggest threat to US democracy since January 6

Why this show about queer teens appeals to all ages — even if it stings

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R. Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years. Here are all the sexual misconduct allegations against him, in one timeline.

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