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Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion Covid-19 stimulus plan, explained

Biden has unveiled his opening bid in a proposal to rescue the economy.

Alex Azar’s resignation letter paints a misleading picture of Trump’s coronavirus response

The HHS secretary warns Trump against inciting more violence but obscures the reality of his own legacy.

The word “Orwellian” has lost all meaning

How the right made the word "Orwellian" an empty cliché.

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The first global vaccination

Was distributed by 22 orphans.

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The Capitol riot is a reminder of the links between police and white supremacy

A new report shows Capitol Police knew Congress might be targeted days before Capitol attack


The warning signs before the Capitol riot

A close read of Promising Young Woman’s brilliant, divisive ending

Up to 25,000 National Guard troops are headed to DC. It’s unclear why so many are needed.

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Most Democrats and Republicans think the government should make climate change a priority

Why Christians keep appropriating Jewish ritual symbols

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Deep cleaning, packing supplies, and a concession: The Trumps plan their White House exit

How Californians are resorting to crowdsourcing to get their Covid-19 vaccine

The profound grief and terrible puns of Harrow the Ninth

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Norway wants to lead on climate change. But first it must face its legacy of oil and gas.

How the FBI’s surveillance of Martin Luther King Jr. was bolstered by Hollywood

Signal has so many new users, it’s stopped working

$1,400? $2,000? The stimulus checks debate, explained

“I think this is a wake-up call”: Seeing a familiar face in the Capitol riot

By clamping down on DC rioters, Airbnb is finally acting like it owns the place

New poll shows Trump’s support dropping sharply among Republicans


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The Next Four Years: Fighting tech monopolies

Charlotte Slaiman joins Matt to discuss the ongoing antitrust cases against Google and Facebook, and the prospects for tech regulation in the Biden administration.

America’s Covid-19 vaccine rollout is way too complicated

One Night in Miami is a thoughtful study of Black celebrity, power, and justice

Biden’s $400 billion Covid-19 plan, explained

The GOP’s existential crisis, explained by a former Republican Congress member

Natural immunity after Covid-19 could last at least 5 months

What domestic work looks and feels like right now

Walmart’s e-commerce chief is leaving to build “a city of the future”

Everything is awful. Here’s a Q&A with a philosopher about why cats rule.

How to avoid another election year like 2020

Georgia went blue. Can Democrats make it happen elsewhere?

Olivia Nuzzi and Sam Sanders talk about the final days of the Trump White House

How all 50 state capitals are preparing for possible insurrections of their own

Trump won’t say the one thing that could really calm down his followers

WandaVision is at its best when it gets weird

Why the best referees for Twitter and Facebook may be the people who work there

A running list of corporate responses to the Capitol riot

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Corporate America takes away Trump’s toys

Can Captain America serve two dramatically different versions of America?

Why Israel is leading the world in vaccinating its population