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Did the New York Times fire an editor over a tweet? The Lauren Wolfe controversy, explained

An editor for the New York Times tweeted that she had "chills" watching Joe Biden’s plane land.

Are the Olympics still going to happen in 2021? Here’s what we know.

For now, yes. But the how is a lot less certain.

The Arizona GOP censures 3 prominent members for not sufficiently supporting Trump

As the state grows increasingly blue, the Arizona Republican Party is tacking to the right.

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.

Joe Biden is president, but Rand Paul still won’t admit the election wasn’t stolen 

"Can’t you just say the words, ‘This election was not stolen?’"

Biden’s LGBTQ rights executive order and the transphobic backlash, explained

On his first day, Biden rolled back Trump’s anti-LGBTQ policies. Trolls were not happy.

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Kamala Harris has already broken barriers, but ahead lies the rare task of leading a polarized and evenly divided Senate.

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Thousands of Russians were arrested in protests supporting Putin critic Alexei Navalny

Trump reportedly considered putting an ally willing to dispute election results in charge of the DOJ

Legendary broadcaster Larry King has died at age 87

Is it constitutional to hold an impeachment trial for a former president?

The 50-50 Senate is already running into trouble figuring out its rules 

Trump is gone. But the threat of right-wing violence that arose under his watch remains.

Biden plans to continue many of Trump’s foreign policies — at least for now

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

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Will Biden’s $15 minimum wage cost jobs? The evidence, explained.

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Fauci threw a lot of shade at Trump in his first comments as a Biden adviser

Biden picks his new acting FCC chair

Biden will use the Defense Production Act in his anti-coronavirus effort

What Reconstruction teaches us about white nationalism today

How Trump could theoretically get his Facebook back

Kicking people off social media isn’t about free speech

The US faces a historic unemployment crisis

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


Tech platforms banned Trump. Now what?

The uneasy comforts of Joe Biden’s inauguration TV special