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One officer charged, 2 others not indicted in Breonna Taylor’s killing

Officer Brett Hankison has been charged with first-degree "wanton endangerment."

We can end America’s unemployment nightmare

The problem with our social safety net is clear. The solution is, too. 

Troubled Blood sees J.K. Rowling at the mercy of all her worst impulses

In her latest detective novel, Rowling spends most of her time explaining why she’s mad at modern feminism.

Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? The equality vs. equity debate, explained.

Some ethicists are taking issue with the World Health Organization’s proposal.

Kayleigh McEnany has made a mockery of her promise not to lie. Tuesday’s briefing was case in point.

The White House press briefing is like a parody of dystopian governance.

How to fix Lebanon’s political crisis

The Beirut port explosion exposed Lebanon’s deep political rot.

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RBG’s seat

Republicans appear ready to fill the seat left vacant by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the end of the year. Vox’s Ian Millhiser explains Democrats’ last defense.

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The long history of trans voters’ disenfranchisement, explained

North Carolina’s all-important 2020 Senate race, explained

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The extremely profitable (and ethically murky) business of reselling dumbbells

How the coming fight over Ginsburg’s SCOTUS replacement could shape the Senate elections

At the UN, China’s Xi showed he understands the system better than Trump

How Trump let Covid-19 win

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156 countries are teaming up for a Covid-19 vaccine. But not the US or China.

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After RBG

Vox’s judiciary expert Ian Milhiser joins the panel to explain Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy and the future of American jurisprudence

The best alternative streaming services, from anime to arthouse

Everything you need to know about voting in 2020 (but were afraid to ask)

The hell that is remote learning, explained in a comic

Trump wants the Supreme Court to let him weaponize the census against immigrants

Inside the Biden campaign’s surprising influencer strategy

The Republican Party is an authoritarian outlier

“It affects virtually nobody”: Trump erases coronavirus victims as US death toll hits 200,000

Court-packing, Democrats’ nuclear option for the Supreme Court, explained

Why Walmart thinks TikTok is the future of its business

David French and I debate polarization, secession, and the filibuster 

Trump at the UN: America is good, China is bad

Mitch McConnell has the votes to move forward with a Supreme Court nominee

How to save the economy for everyone

The battle to define the Biden economic team, explained

You can now personalize your iPhone home screen. People are already making it weird. 

What it’s like fighting for the right to vote as an ex-felon

The best $40 I ever spent: A not-quite-tarot deck

The Vox Senate interview: Sara Gideon is Susan Collins’s most serious challenger in decades

The future of the Senate may come down to Susan Collins

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