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What to know about the $60 price cap, the plan to limit Russia’s oil revenues

The cap went into affect on Monday, along with an EU ban on seaborne Russian oil.

We forgot to fix unemployment insurance yet again

Layoffs are hitting tech and media. A recession may be looming. What happens to everyone who loses their job?

A driver killed her daughter. She won’t let the world forget.

Large vehicles and unsafe streets are killing too many people, including 5-year-old Allison Hart. Now, her mother is fighting for safer streets.

We don’t need another Twitter

Twitter never fulfilled its promise. Don’t expect its current crop of replacements to, either.

Lots of bad science still gets published. Here’s how we can change that.

A new project aims to tackle the "replication crisis" by shifting incentives among scientists.

The White Lotus is reinventing the ugly American tourist

We just want to see annoying rich people sent to an emotional gulag.

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Digging tunnels for cars

Elon Musk created The Boring Company to fix traffic, but his fantasy of underground Tesla tunnels is running on empty. Curbed’s Alissa Walker and author Paris Marx explain.

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