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The high stakes and unique weirdness of the Georgia Senate runoff, briefly explained

Sen. Raphael Warnock and former football player Herschel Walker will face off one more time in December.

Why Americans will pay higher natural gas prices this winter

More exports, and the lingering effects of extreme weather, could affect bills.

How independent voters saved Democrats

In several battleground states and competitive districts, these key swing voters put Democrats over the edge.

The case for buying less — and how to actually do it

Buying fewer unnecessary items is good for the planet, your wallet, and your brain.

The classist vilification of the Black Friday shopper

For some shoppers, Black Friday is a necessity. Media should stop shaming them.

A leaked Amazon memo may help explain why the tech giant is pushing out so many recruiters

Amazon has quietly been developing AI software to screen job applicants.

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NASA wants to live in space

NASA’s Artemis mission is the first step toward a long-term human settlement on the moon. Vox’s Unexplainable examines whether humans are even capable of living far from Earth for an extended period of time.

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The very human, very troubling stories we tell ourselves about crime

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America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

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FTX is over. Is crypto, too?

Hakeem Jeffries’s ascent to Democratic leader, explained

Vaccinate the turkeys (and the chickens)

The White House’s plan to colonize the moon, briefly explained

Elon Musk can’t get his story straight on Twitter

The weird sorrow of losing Twitter

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How the right’s radical thinkers are coping with the midterms

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Will America continue to turn away from vaccines?

Sen. Cory Booker has a plan to stop taxpayer bailouts of Big Meat 

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It’s time to regulate crypto

The FTX crash, explained.

How disappointed Taylor Swift fans explain Ticketmaster’s monopoly

Trump’s return to Twitter prompts outrage and confusion

Bob Iger’s Disney challenge: Solve the problem he helped create

Here are the first moon photos from NASA’s Artemis I mission

Despite its brutal tactics, Iran’s regime fails to contain mass protests

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever unearthed deep colorism within Latino communities

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The world to come

Earth’s population passed 8 billion this month — now what? Plus: the rise of an anti-vaccine America, the looming dangers of superintelligent AI, the shifting landscape of higher ed, and more.

The incredible shrinking future of college

Are 8 billion people too many — or too few? 

How to cook and eat well when food is more expensive than ever

Shooting at Colorado LGBTQ club kills 5, injures 25

Holiday traditions aren’t set in stone. You can update them.

Nancy Pelosi was really, really good at her job

The good and bad news for the planet after the latest UN climate talks

Going home for the holidays? Boost, mask, and test beforehand.

North Korean missile launches may mean new nuclear tests

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The many, many controversies surrounding the 2022 World Cup, explained

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The Future Perfect 50

The scientists, thinkers, scholars, writers, and activists building a more perfect future.

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The Federalist Society controls the federal judiciary, so why can’t they stop whining?