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The chaotic teacher shortage debate, explained

Local teacher shortages are real. We aren’t sure about a national one.

Anal and oral sex spread monkeypox. Let’s talk about it.

Why it’s spreading like an STI through gay men’s sexual networks, why women are at risk — and why condoms might help.

Netflix’s smash-hit romance Purple Hearts is a political hate-watch

Purple Hearts tries to romanticize the ideological middle. It actually glorifies something much uglier.

This is Facebook’s plan to be cool again

For the fifth episode of its latest season, Land of the Giants examines the past, present, and future of the Facebook News Feed.

She-Hulk: Attorney-at-Law: Power means letting female heroes take up space

The MCU’s version of a legal procedural can be fun as hell.

Airlines are trying to resurrect the Concorde era

Is there such a thing as a green supersonic jet?

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The fatwa against Salman Rushdie

Was never about Salman Rushdie. Journalist Robin Wright explains.

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TikTok is great for spreading political messages — and conspiracy theories

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What could a nuclear war do to the climate — and humanity?

House of the Dragon is coming to HBO. So is the Netflix Chill.

4 underrated parts of the Inflation Reduction Act

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How US corporations poisoned this Indigenous community

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Could the war on terror be over?

What Zawahiri’s death means for US foreign policy.

Georgia’s big Trump election investigation, explained

Salman Rushdie and the enduring risk of political art

Ezra Miller — and their recent volatility — explained

Recreating The Simpsons in the post-apocalypse

How the Western drought is pushing the power grid to the brink

What the new $80 billion for the IRS really means for your taxes

It’s probably time to clean your filters

California could transform how fast food workers are treated

No one has been held accountable for the catastrophic Afghanistan withdrawal

How Beyoncé became Beyoncé in 3 not-at-all-easy steps

Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained

After the latest clash with Israel, Gazans’ struggle continues

How capitalism ensnared some of its radical critics

Why monkeypox is a repeat of the data mistakes made with Covid-19

The Espionage Act and Trump’s documents, explained

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Trump is pushing us toward the abyss