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What Reconstruction teaches us about white nationalism today

Historian Eric Foner on the long tradition of white nationalists clashing with Black people exercising their rights.

Biden’s new national plan to fight Covid-19, explained

Biden’s first- and second-day executive actions take aim at the coronavirus.

Why scientists are more worried about the Covid-19 variant discovered in South Africa

The variant carries mutations that may weaken the effect of vaccines.

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Biden’s first 17 actions (in 17 minutes)

In his first few minutes in office, President Biden hit CTRL+Z on former President Trump’s agenda.

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Dr. Rachel Levine’s historic appointment to the Biden administration, explained

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Most Americans are open to Biden using executive action

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What Biden can do to fix America’s Covid-19 vaccine mess

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Biden picks his new acting FCC chair

How Trump could theoretically get his Facebook back

Kicking people off social media isn’t about free speech

The last US-Russia nuclear arms deal is about to expire. Biden wants to extend it.

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Don’t expect Biden to reenter the Iran nuclear deal right away

Most college athletes can’t accept brand sponsorships or deals. That could soon change.

Fauci makes the Biden administration’s debut at the WHO

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Tech platforms banned Trump. Now what?

The uneasy comforts of Joe Biden’s inauguration TV special

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Author Mike Konczal joins Matt to talk about the history and future of public benefit programs in America

The department store’s false promise to Black America

How will Trump handle life without Twitter and Facebook? Ask Alex Jones.

Biden will pause deportations for 100 days

7 key moments from Joe Biden’s inauguration special

The US is back in the international climate game

Biden is starting to roll back Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” program

No meltdowns: Jen Psaki’s first briefing as Biden press secretary was a breath of fresh air

Bernie Sanders inauguration memes are liberal comfort food

Claudia Conway’s TikToks about her mother’s alleged abuse are more complicated than they seem

Why Biden’s national mask mandate is a national mask suggestion

How world leaders responded to Biden’s inauguration

The president’s international restoration project begins

Biden is ending Trump’s travel ban

The pro-Trump inauguration protests at state capitols were complete duds

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Joe Biden’s first 100 days

American “heroes” get the spotlight in Biden’s virtual inaugural parade

Platforms are cracking down hard on political misinformation, but it’s still easy to find

Biden is already rolling back Trump’s immigration legacy

Alex Padilla is sworn in as California’s first Latino senator

Warnock and Ossoff join the Senate, officially giving Democrats the majority