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Did Democrats blow it on Roe v. Wade?

The real reason conservative activists might be on the verge of a Supreme Court victory.

Black and Hispanic renters experience discrimination in almost every major American city

A new study finds that property managers in Chicago, Los Angeles, Louisville, Houston, and Providence are least likely to answer prospective Black and Hispanic tenants.

Who the pandemic’s next phase will hurt the most

The US health system’s racial inequities will still be felt after Covid-19 becomes endemic.

Why we’re so obsessed with nuns

Benedetta and Matrix are just the latest in a long line of pop culture stories about nuns. There’s a reason.

Elon Musk’s imaginary world

Historian Jill Lepore on the strange but familiar appeal of "Muskism."

Biden’s pre-K plan might not be as “universal” as he hopes

Democrats want to expand preschool to all 3- and 4-year-olds but risk deepening inequities in the process.

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Africa wants its stuff back

The world’s most illustrious museums are finally having to reckon with the stolen art in their collections.

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Why the Belarus migrant crisis is different

The hyperspecific gift guides of TikTok

One Good Thing: The Mole is a relic of early reality TV that still holds up

Kim Cattrall, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Sex and the City’s frenemy feud 

The US needs a clear Covid-19 goal now more than ever

Take a mental break with the newest Vox crossword

BuzzFeed’s a public company. Now what?

What Peng Shuai’s rape accusation says about China

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Antarctica was once a rainforest. Could it be again?

Israeli spyware was used against US diplomats in Uganda

One Good Thing: Money Heist, a joyful TV series about fighting the system

Biden’s bewildering decision to expand a Trump-era immigration policy

There need to be consequences for Rep. Lauren Boebert’s Islamophobic comments

Long hours make bad neighbors

NASA gave Jeff Bezos money to build his office park in space

Biden’s winter Covid plan is what a new normal might look like

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How to know if omicron is as scary as it seems

This legendary 92-year-old biologist has some advice for saving Earth

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America’s Public Health Experiment: The testing failure

How the US got it wrong from the very beginning.

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Why the pope dresses like that

Why the government is constantly on the verge of shutting down

I changed my mind on rent control

Real estate has gone meta

The futuristic plan to fix America’s power grid

The religious right wants states’ tax dollars, and the Supreme Court is likely to agree

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The escalating costs of being single in America

Why is life in this country so hostile to single people?

In Flee, one Afghan refugee’s story comes to vibrant, animated life

To catch variants like omicron, the world needs to sequence way more virus genes

Virgil Abloh forever changed the relationship between fashion and language

Booster shots today could fight omicron tomorrow

Biden’s latest travel ban is “probably a waste of time”

It sure sounds like Roe v. Wade is doomed

Spend the winter reading novels of our online brains

How the faltering global vaccination effort paved the way for alarming variants

Venus could have been a paradise but turned into a hellscape. Earthlings, pay attention.

Psychiatrists are uncovering connections between viruses and mental health. They’re surprising.

December’s buzziest movies bring a wild movie year to a close

Amazon’s strategy to squeeze marketplace sellers and maximize its own profits is evolving

Congress is getting ready to do what it does best: Procrastinate

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