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There’s a better way to protect yourself from hackers and identity thieves

If you’re using texts for two-factor authentication, it’s time to change to an app. Here’s what you need to know.

The census shows the US needs to increase immigration — by a lot

The 2020 census shows that America isn’t full — and that it needs immigrants.

Right-wing coffee companies want to make coffee great again

From Conservative Grounds in Florida to Covfefe Coffee in Maine, MAGA wants to come for Starbucks.

Here’s just how much people have stopped talking about Trump on Facebook and Twitter

Twitter and Facebook bans made people stop talking about Trump.

Was Liz Cheney too honest?

If Trump critics just end up purged from the GOP, the next electoral crisis will be even worse.

Anti-vaxxers aren’t the cause of America’s dropping vaccine rates

This fact is crucial to getting the US’s vaccination campaign back on track.

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Fortnite fights Apple for your phone

One of the world's biggest video games is suing one of the world's biggest tech companies.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

Rachel Cusk’s lovely, vicious Second Place seethes with the desires of a woman on the verge

Apple has an antitrust problem. Here’s one way to solve it.

Will Covid-19 vaccines protect you against variants? 9 questions about variants, answered.

“Talk to your doctor” might be key to easing concerns about the vaccine

The First Amendment has a Facebook problem

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Trump is Facebook’s problem, again

The second wave of “cancel culture”

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Biden’s plan to make America less terrible for parents

Why getting vaccinated for Covid-19 is more popular in the UK than in the US

How China could force Biden’s hand on defending Taiwan

What does it mean to be Asian American?

The inadequacy of the term “Asian American”

What’s with these invasive “crazy” worms and why can’t we get rid of them?

Donald Trump won’t be coming back to Facebook anytime soon

Iowa is making it harder to be a low-income renter

The weird science of the placebo effect keeps getting more interesting

Online shopping changed, and we barely noticed

What’s behind Arizona’s bizarre, haphazard, and highly partisan “audit” of the 2020 election


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The "hundred days" myth

Vox's Andrew Prokop joins Matt and Dara to talk about whether or not we should care about a president's "first hundred days"

The biggest impact of the Gates divorce may have nothing to do with the Gates Foundation

Trump’s new communication tool is more like a blog

The logic of Biden’s new July 4 vaccination goal

India’s ruling party lost a key election. It’s worrying that it even stood a chance.

After four years of inaction, the EPA is finally regulating this superpollutant

The home sales boom means you might end up renting

Hey bestie, why is everyone saying “hey bestie” online?

Twitter makes all of its money from ads. It’s trying to change that.

Reality TV used to be about getting famous. 90 Day Fiancé is about the American dream.

Bill and Melinda Gates’s divorce could rock the world of charity

A majority of voters see an urgent need for police reform following the Chauvin verdict

One Good Thing: Mare of Easttown is my new favorite murder story

Republicans feared Democrats’ voting protections bill polls well. A new poll says they’re right.

Lumber mania is sweeping North America

The book that changed how I think about thinking

Voters already love technology. They don’t need anti-China messaging to get there.

Are we really in for a summer of love? A post-vaccine dating investigation.

The US is in danger of learning the wrong lessons from Covid-19

America is already missing its chance to prepare for the next pandemic.

Sen. Tim Scott says Congress is close to a police reform deal

Republicans and Democrats agree on the need for an infrastructure bill. That’s about all they agree on.