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Marijuana legalization is about to have a huge year

At least 18 states stand to loosen their marijuana laws this year.

Trump’s call to dramatically expand the travel ban, explained

He would reportedly put new restrictions on citizens of Nigeria and six other countries.

Exclusive: State Department cable shows plan to restrict pregnant people from visiting the US

"People will die because of this," a State Department official told Vox.

Brexit is finally happening. On January 31. For real this time.

The European Parliament must still give its approval next week, but it won’t be a hurdle to the UK’s end-of-month exit.

The 30-something life crisis

The pressure to hit adult milestones is out of sync for many of today’s 30-somethings.

A SARS-like virus is spreading quickly. Here’s what you need to know.

Hundreds of people have been sickened by a new coronavirus in at least six countries, including the US.

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A George Washington Bridge too far

The Supreme Court is trying to settle the fight over the biggest traffic jam in the history of American politics once and for all. WNYC's Matt Katz, author of "American Governor: Chris Christie's Bridge to Redemption," explains.

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Senators aren’t even allowed to talk during the impeachment trial

Mr. Peanut’s death, explained

8 things everyone should know about Australia’s wildfire disaster

Chief Justice Roberts could be an unexpected savior of public education in a religious schools case

The Saudi crown prince reportedly hacked Jeff Bezos

A new poll shows Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden in a virtual tie

John Roberts called for decorum as the impeachment trial devolved into a fight over who lies more

Trump’s Davos news conference featured a pack of lies about the impeachment trial

Trump downplays US troop injuries from Iran’s attack, calling them “not very serious”

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Kashmir’s internet has been shut down for 5 months

The Indian government shut the internet down in Kashmir in August last year: what this means for Kashmiris living without the internet - and what it says about the world’s largest democracy.

Average body temperature appears to be dropping. Researchers aren’t sure why. 

The Supreme Court case that could dismantle Roe v. Wade, explained

What a stripper pole controversy says about the Buttigieg campaign

The war on Muslims

The Bernie-Biden clash over Social Security, explained

How Germany helped make renewable energy cheap for the rest of the world

Anne Brontë is the least famous Brontë sister. But she might have been the most radical.

The glaring problem in Trump’s legal argument against impeachment

The Supreme Court will decide if “faithless electors” can ignore the will of the people

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The answer to America’s health care cost problem might be in Maryland

Maryland has a health care system unique in the United States: a global hospital budget. Here’s how it works.

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Chris Hughes wants another chance

The multimillionaire Facebook co-founder is the latest moneyed titan to turn philanthropist, and has even called for Facebook’s dismantling. Can he really make a difference?

Why millennials are the “death positive” generation

Asian American racism is the unfunny joke the comedy world needs to reckon with

John Lewis and the beginning of an era

TikTok never wanted to be political. Too late.

Senate Republicans have officially passed rules for the impeachment trial. Here’s what comes next. 

San Francisco Pride members voted to ban Google and YouTube from their parade

Hillary Clinton jumps into the 2020 primary by blasting Bernie Sanders

Marc Benioff picks a new fight with Silicon Valley — over trees