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What the police really believe

Inside the distinctive, largely unknown ideology of American policing — and how it justifies racist violence.

Congress’s Covid-19 rescue plan was bigger than the New Deal. It’s about to end.

The CARES Act is vital, historic legislation expiring before its time.

Walmart’s Amazon Prime competitor will launch in July

Walmart+ will cost $98 a year and include same-day delivery of groceries, fuel discounts, and other perks.

Why did you watch Tiger King on Netflix?

On this episode of Land of the Giants: How does Netflix’s famous algorithm work? And how does Netflix use it?

Humans are making pandemics more likely

It’s never been easier for animal pathogens to spill over into humans.

Civil rights leaders are still fed up with Facebook over hate speech

They say despite repeated promises over the years, Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t stopped "vitriolic hate" from spreading on the platform.

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Surfaces vs. droplets vs. aerosols

239 scientists have signed a letter urging the WHO to warn people about airborne transmission of the coronavirus.

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Sen. Tim Scott on race, police reform, and why ending qualified immunity is a nonstarter for the GOP

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Covid-19 cases are rising, but deaths are falling. What’s going on?

Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries is different from the original. But one episode restores its pulpy aesthetic.

The Supreme Court decides not to make the Electoral College even worse

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How can we ban facial recognition when it’s already everywhere?

A growing number of gadgets are scanning your face.

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The legacy of Black Lives Matter

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Trump is going all in on divisive culture wars. That might not work this time.

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The Supreme Court just handed down some truly awful news for voting rights

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Why Hamilton is as frustrating as it is brilliant — and impossible to pin down

How The Baby-Sitters Club raised a generation

The Senate goes home for July Fourth recess as states wait on coronavirus stimulus

The radicalism of the American Revolution — and its lessons for today

The QAnon supporters winning congressional primaries, explained

Russia has paved the way for Putin to be president for life

Hong Kong’s future under China’s new security law, explained

One of the Democratic Party’s biggest donors is exploring a new anti-Trump boycott

What Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest could mean for the Epstein case

How superspreading is fueling the pandemic — and how we can stop it

The Trump administration is targeting homeless trans people in the middle of a pandemic

A likely culprit in Covid-19 surges: People hell-bent on ignoring social distancing orders

Breonna Taylor was killed by police in March. The officers involved have not been arrested.

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We got comfortable with Hamilton. The new film reminds us how risky it is.

How to go out and not spread coronavirus this summer

Trump’s surprising resilience with Hispanic voters, explained

Midsommar has a deeply trans narrative hiding in plain sight