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It’s time for a moratorium on police shooting videos

We have enough proof. What’s the purpose of sharing these violent images anymore, other than to traumatize Black communities?

Half of US adults will soon be fully vaccinated. Convincing everyone else will be more difficult.

A partisan split is emerging in America’s vaccination rates, but a lack of accessibility might be an even bigger obstacle to herd immunity.

Marijuana legalization has won

Marijuana legalization is sweeping states from Virginia to New Mexico. The writing is on the wall.

How one company and way too many pigs destroyed America’s heartland

Iowa’s largest hog producer courted power and turned farming into a numbers game. Businesses like it are increasingly the norm.

On Nomadland, the Oscars, and that Amazon question

How the Best Picture nominee depicts grief, gig employment, and the American heartland.

How men’s thighs became the new abs

Men haven’t been skipping leg day. And this summer, they’re ready to show you.

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Breaking down the 2021 Best Picture nominees

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Think like a scout

Matt is joined by Julia Galef, who wants us to stop acting — and thinking — like soldiers

Pelosi renews call for Congress to investigate the Capitol insurrection

India is dealing with a vaccine shortage during a new wave of Covid-19

Citizen science is booming during the pandemic

Global deaths from Covid-19 have now topped 3 million

Biden vows to increase refugee cap after criticism from Democrats

It’s not your imagination; allergy season gets worse every year.

The Supreme Court hears a case next week that could make Citizens United even worse

Andrew Cuomo and Google’s former CEO push to cap internet prices for low-income New Yorkers

Biden’s blunt opposition to marijuana legalization

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America’s gun problem, explained

The public and research support gun control. Here’s how it could help — and why it doesn’t pass.

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The rise of the horny, x-rated, gay Twitter alts

Exhibitionism lives on Twitter, if you know where to find it.

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Biden makes good on his promise to punish Russia for the massive SolarWinds hack

Will Biden’s Russia sanctions actually stop Putin?