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Poaching is altering the genetics of wild animals

Elephants and other species are quickly adapting to human threats. Will that help them survive?

Democrats’ winnowing health care ambitions

Fixing Obamacare is near the top of Democrats’ health care priorities, but other proposals may have to be cut.

How New York overengineered its million-dollar vaccine passport

A key feature of the Excelsior Pass app is rarely used.

Remote work is bringing the city to the suburbs

How working from home is changing the suburbs as we know them.

Dave Chappelle vs. trans people vs. Netflix

Chappelle’s latest Netflix special, The Closer, may be a tipping point for trans people.

Why Fannie Lou Hamer’s definition of “freedom” still matters

Revisiting the lesson of an activist and former sharecropper: "You are not free whether you are white or black, until I am free."

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Steve Bannon in contempt

The House is holding Steve Bannon in criminal contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena as part of its January 6 investigation.

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