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Russia’s mobilization won’t fix its military problems

What Putin’s troop surge can — and can’t — do in Ukraine.

The 10 races that could decide Senate control

Georgia, Nevada, and Wisconsin are some of the closest contests in the country.

House of the Dragon gives us a time jump, a season reset, and two horrible childbirths

If childbirth is a battle, then Targaryen mothers are war veterans.

How — and why — to take the train across the country

Long-distance trains in the US are very slow, but it’s much more environmentally friendly and rewarding.

How Italy could elect its first far-right prime minister in decades

Italy’s potential far-right turn is years in the making.

Do we ask too much of parents?

An expert argues that we make parenting so much harder than it needs to be by failing at policy.

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The fastest growing voting bloc in America

What do we know about how Latinos and Hispanics will vote in 2022 and beyond?

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New York attorney general sues Trump, accuses him of “astounding” fraud and deception

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The power and potential of Latino voters

Latino voters’ growing power, what the parties get right and wrong about them, and a brash Congress member on what Democrats need to do better.

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