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Hurricane Ian’s rapid intensification is a sign of the world to come

How Hurricane Ian got so powerful — in just two days.

Two states, two visions for the future of labor

"Right-to-work" is on the ballot.

The culture war flashpoints dividing Latino Democrats

While most Latinos rank the economy as a top midterms priority, their opinions on abortion and LGBTQ Americans are much more varied.

House Democrats are finally going after stock trading. There’s already a loophole.

Ethics experts point out a weakness in the new bill designed to curb conflicts of interest.

Earth’s future depends on the Amazon. This weekend, it’s up for a vote.

In Brazil’s election Sunday, President Jair Bolsonaro could be voted out. Here’s what that means for the rainforest.

Who built Marilyn Monroe?

Marilyn Monroe was an artist. Her magnum opus was her own image.

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The ’90s throwback no one wants

Elvedin Pasic lived through the Bosnian genocide in the early 1990s. So why is one of Bosnia’s leaders saying it never happened? And what happens if that leader, Milorad Dodik, wins a national election this weekend?

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The unlikely allies who sank Joe Manchin’s energy deal

What the Electoral Count Reform Act can prevent in the next election — and what it can’t

The universe is a dangerous place. NASA just showed it’s possible to defend Earth against it.

Riotsville, U.S.A. is a window onto the bizarre beginnings of police militarization

The child care crisis just keeps getting worse 

The Supreme Court case that’s likely to handcuff the Clean Water Act


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Could relocating migrants in the US be a policy solution?

What happened to giving money to charity?

Amazon’s robots are getting closer to replacing human hands


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The rise of Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s new far-right prime minister, explained

39 years ago today, one man saved us from world-ending nuclear war

American trains aren’t great — but you should still take them anyway

The Supreme Court’s new term could be even more consequential than its last one

House of the Dragon gives us a time jump, a season reset, and two horrible childbirths

Russia’s mobilization won’t fix its military problems

The 10 races that could decide Senate control

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Why Iranian women are risking everything by burning their hijabs 

The Mississippi welfare fraud involving Brett Favre, explained

Are the walls really closing in on Trump this time?

The far right is having a moment in Europe. Actually, everywhere.

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