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5 key questions the Georgia Senate runoff will answer

The election could say a lot about candidate quality and whether Democrats can replicate their success in the state.

We forgot to fix unemployment insurance yet again

Layoffs are hitting tech and media. A recession may be looming. What happens to everyone who loses their job?

A driver killed her daughter. She won’t let the world forget.

Large vehicles and unsafe streets are killing too many people, including 5-year-old Allison Hart. Now, her mother is fighting for safer streets.

Why does the US keep running out of medicine?

America’s frequent drug shortages put patients’ health — and their lives — at risk.

Lots of bad science still gets published. Here’s how we can change that.

A new project aims to tackle the "replication crisis" by shifting incentives among scientists.

The White Lotus is reinventing the ugly American tourist

We just want to see annoying rich people sent to an emotional gulag.

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Digging tunnels for cars

Elon Musk created The Boring Company to fix traffic, but his fantasy of underground Tesla tunnels is running on empty. Curbed’s Alissa Walker and author Paris Marx explain.

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