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Amy Coney Barrett appears likely to block the GOP’s latest attack on democracy

Moore v. Harper, one of the scariest election cases in the Supreme Court’s modern history, probably won’t end in catastrophe.

Layoffs, buyouts, and rescinded offers: Amazon’s status as a top tech employer is taking a hit

A leaked memo shows Amazon was concerned with attracting and retaining top engineers earlier this year.

AI is finally good at stuff, and that’s a problem

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Why is Hulu’s Fleishman Is in Trouble so boring?

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Why Republicans are so intent on rolling back the military’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate

It’s the GOP’s latest attempt to undo such policies.

Mauna Loa is erupting in Hawaii. Here are 7 things to know about volcanoes.

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A growing number of county sheriffs believe they hold ultimate power in their jurisdictions. Some have even stopped enforcing state and federal laws they deem unconstitutional. The Marshall Project’s Maurice Chammah explains.

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