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Why adoption isn’t a replacement for abortion rights

From the dangers of pregnancy to the trauma of adoption, there’s a lot the Supreme Court didn’t acknowledge last week as Roe v. Wade hangs in the balance.

Did Democrats blow it on Roe v. Wade?

The real reason conservative activists might be on the verge of a Supreme Court victory.

What Google’s trending searches say about America in 2021

Wolf haircuts and Wall Street: What Americans googled this year.

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The shooter's parents

The mass killing at Oxford High School in Michigan may seem comparable to those that preceded it, but the aftermath has taken several new turns.

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The US needs a clear Covid-19 goal now more than ever

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Biden’s pre-K plan might not be as “universal” as he hopes

Who the pandemic’s next phase will hurt the most

What Peng Shuai’s rape accusation says about China

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Israeli spyware was used against US diplomats in Uganda

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Biden’s bewildering decision to expand a Trump-era immigration policy

There need to be consequences for Rep. Lauren Boebert’s Islamophobic comments

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Learning to love rent control

Does rent control actually control rent?

NASA gave Jeff Bezos money to build his office park in space

Biden’s winter Covid plan is what a new normal might look like

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How to know if omicron is as scary as it seems

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Why the pope dresses like that

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I changed my mind on rent control

Real estate has gone meta

The futuristic plan to fix America’s power grid

The religious right wants states’ tax dollars, and the Supreme Court is likely to agree

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The escalating costs of being single in America

Why is life in this country so hostile to single people?

In Flee, one Afghan refugee’s story comes to vibrant, animated life

To catch variants like omicron, the world needs to sequence way more virus genes

Virgil Abloh forever changed the relationship between fashion and language

Booster shots today could fight omicron tomorrow

Biden’s latest travel ban is “probably a waste of time”

It sure sounds like Roe v. Wade is doomed

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