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The pandemic was great for Zoom. What happens when there’s a vaccine?

A look at what’s in store for Zoom in a post-pandemic world.

The controversy behind a star Google AI researcher’s departure 

Timnit Gebru says she was pushed out of the company; now some are worried it will have a chilling effect on academics in tech.

Ethiopia’s unfolding humanitarian crisis, explained by a top aid official

About 50,000 people from the Tigray region of Ethiopia have fled to Sudan.

The scariest thing about global warming (and Covid-19)

"Shifting baselines syndrome" means we could quickly get used to climate chaos.

David Fincher’s new movie Mank is a broadside against Hollywood self-congratulation

The finely-tuned Netflix drama about the co-writer of Citizen Kane is about the power of movies. But it’s not optimistic.

Mysterious monoliths are appearing across the world. Here’s what we know.

We don’t know where the mysterious monoliths come from. But we do know they’re art.

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A woman’s work is never done

Millions of women left the workforce as Covid-19 forced school closures, but that doesn’t mean they have less on their plates. Is government-funded child care the answer?

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How retailers track your every move in exchange for coupons and convenience

Mark Zuckerberg gave $75 million to a San Francisco hospital. The city wants to condemn him anyway.

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The UN now says medical weed is a less dangerous drug

Obama said “defund the police” is a bad slogan. This shouldn’t come as a surprise.

Federal watchdog says “substantial likelihood of wrongdoing” at US broadcasting agency


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The Next Four Years: The Covid transition

Kaiser’s Jennifer Kates joins Matt to explain the next steps in countering the pandemic

Rudy Giuliani’s bizarre legal strategy, in two clips

What one of Amazon’s biggest critics thinks the future of the retail industry means for workers

AI has cracked a problem that stumped biologists for 50 years. It’s a huge deal.

America’s failures have led to a new daily record in Covid-19 deaths

A new Georgia poll suggests that Republican lies about “voter fraud” are hurting the GOP

Online shopping is booming but so are returns. An old-school solution is gaining steam

Why the CDC changed its Covid-19 quarantine guidelines

Joe Biden is taking office amid a poverty crisis


The Armenia and Azerbaijan war, explained

Decking the halls for pandemic Christmas

How millennials became the burnout generation

South Korea just changed a longstanding military law for the sake of BTS

Singapore is the first country in the world to approve lab-grown chicken products

Why tens of thousands of farmers are blocking roads into India’s capital city

A surprising number of government agencies buy cellphone location data. Lawmakers want to know why.

China and Australia are in a nasty diplomatic spat over a fake tweet — and real war crimes

Congress seems ready to pass a bipartisan $908 billion stimulus — if Mitch McConnell says yes

Staying safe this winter means a lot of time outside. Here’s how to stay warm.

The Joint Chiefs chair just gave a brutally honest assessment of the Afghanistan war

3 Hong Kong pro-democracy icons were sentenced to prison in huge blow to protest movement