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Why the Depp-Heard trial is so much worse than you realize

Amber Heard is just the first target of a new extremist playbook.

The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by $40 billion

The Senate approved a massive military, economic, and humanitarian aid package.

“A lot of unnecessary loss of life”: The White House’s dire warning on Covid-19 funding

The Biden administration is begging Congress to fund its pandemic response.

The European country where “replacement theory” reigns supreme

How Hungary turned replacement theory into state ideology.

One Good Thing: The Jane Campion film that captures spring euphoria

"Bright Star" manages to bottle the fleeting feeling of spring bliss.

Why the FDA rejected fluvoxamine as a Covid-19 drug

The FDA made a reasonable decision — but one that still shows much of what’s wrong with our current system for emergency approvals.

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So I elected an autocrat

Noel King traveled to Hungary to talk to people who voted for Viktor Orbán, people being persecuted by his government, and an American just along for the ride.

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The scourge of the “time tax”

The miserable sludge of applying for government aid.

Where “replacement theory” comes from — and why it refuses to go away

Biden’s 3 choices on student loans

From Ex Machina to Men, Alex Garland is always exploring original sin

The Philippine election is the latest example of illiberalism’s popularity

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The many, many costs of breastfeeding

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The hidden history of “Hand Talk”

The Supreme Court just made it much easier to bribe a member of Congress

John Fetterman is redefining how swing-state Democrats campaign

Crypto believers insist this is all worth it. Is it?

Lebanon is in political crisis. Sunday’s elections won’t change that.

Summer Lee could be the latest addition to the Squad

Bill Gates knows philanthropy alone can’t solve inequality

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