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The doomers are wrong about humanity’s future — and its past

The necessity of progress.

The multibillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against Fox News, explained

Dominion and Smartmatic’s lawsuits might finally hold Fox accountable for promoting 2020 election lies.

UN climate scientists are running out of ways to warn us

Coming soon: A world warmed by 1.5 degrees

The banking crisis might not be over

Credit Suisse’s near-failure is stoking uncertainty about whether the banking crisis can be contained.

Putin and Xi’s big Moscow meeting, briefly explained

China wants to use Russia to improve its image as a diplomatic leader.

Joe Biden’s first veto takes on Republicans’ war on “woke capitalism”

Biden has officially blocked an anti-ESG resolution pushed by the GOP.

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The war in Iraq has been declared over by nearly every president since the one who started it 20 years ago today. But it’s still not done. At SXSW in Austin, Texas, Sean Rameswaram explained why it’s important we remember.

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The anti-abortion movement’s next radical legal argument

Against doomerism

Wyoming banned the abortion pill. Some states are trying to go even further.

The beginner’s guide to bird-watching

Stop requiring college degrees for jobs that don’t need them

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The fringe group that broke the GOP’s brain — and helped the party win elections

How Trump’s using a possible arrest to rile his base

Can society adjust at the speed of artificial intelligence?

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Save the “massive, living, beautiful, breathing, majestic boxes of carbon” known as whales

Why is it so hard to charge electric vehicles on the road?

The brewing war over who goes hungry in America — and how to feed them

The key to Covid’s origin lies in Beijing, not Wuhan

A new report shows hate crimes on the rise — and it’s probably undercounting them

The ICC issued a warrant for war crimes in Ukraine. It came right for Putin.

Why 70 percent of the world’s maternal deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa

The sole US supplier of a major abortion pill said it would not distribute the drug in 31 states

A bioethics professor weighs in on the Last of Us finale

Your brain may not be private much longer

Time doesn’t have to be money


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The debt ceiling drama

Build back … budget?

Medicare is being privatized right before our eyes

Prices at the supermarket keep rising. So do corporate profits.

Will using AI make Microsoft Word better? We’re going to find out.

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Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ credits scene teases a future that might never come

Will anybody stop that Trump judge from banning abortion pills?

Should you be worried about your small bank?

Layoffs are bad for business

A Russian aircraft collided with a US drone. It’s a reminder of the Ukraine war risks.

9 questions about the threats to ban TikTok, answered

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The very cute, totally disturbing tale of the American “it” dog

How the quest to own the nation’s most popular, most Instagram-worthy pup has bred a world of problems.

J.K. Rowling’s transphobia: A history

America’s bad bet on expanding legal sports gambling

What is life? Scientists still can’t agree.

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Pescetarians are responsible for many more animal deaths than regular meat eaters

What happens to Silicon Valley without Silicon Valley Bank?

Steve Bannon’s go-to funder Guo Wengui just got indicted for fraud

9 questions about Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse, answered

You probably have “forever chemicals” in your body. Here’s what that means.