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When can we start enjoying nightlife again? 

Scientists don’t want you to be going out right now. But if you must …

Dave Chappelle vs. trans people vs. Netflix

Chappelle’s latest Netflix special, The Closer, may be a tipping point for trans people.

Bitcoin’s big day on Wall Street

This cryptocurrency fad isn’t going away.

The animals that may exist in a million years, imagined by biologists

Fully aquatic whale-rats. Praying mantises the size of dogs. Scientists imagine the future evolution of life on Earth.

19 must-see movies from the fall film festivals

Don’t miss these under-the-radar gems.

What’s the deal with fictional influencers?

One tech company has created a slate of scripted influencers. But how is anyone supposed to tell what’s real and what isn’t?

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What does Kyrsten Sinema want?

Tim Murphy from Mother Jones explains how Sen. Kyrsten Sinema went from a left-wing activist to a Biden obstructionist.

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One Good Thing: A YouTube decluttering channel that made my sister and me quit screaming

Texas’s anti-abortion law is back at SCOTUS. Here’s what’s different this time around.

The author whose story inspired Netflix’s Maid on why welfare is broken

The chaotic, irreplaceable Wendy Williams

How screwed are Democrats in the Senate?

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Fake rhino horns were supposed to foil poachers. What went wrong?

The past, present, and future of body image in America

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What to know about the latest fight over Trump’s executive privilege claims

The best $160 I ever spent: A session with a Black therapist

Joe Manchin won’t support a key climate program. Alternatives won’t be enough.

Americans are ready to tax the rich

Where is the line between life and art?

The myth of the climate moderate

No, the supply chain mess is not a war on Christmas

In Lauren Groff’s Matrix, medieval nuns build a feminist utopia

The case against means testing  

The $5 trillion insurance industry faces a reckoning. Blame climate change.

The Last Duel is a medieval epic about believing women, and it’s a mess

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Is inflation out of control?

It's probably time to talk about inflation.

A last will and testament can be a huge fight for families

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Why so many new buildings are covered in rectangles

How TV lied about abortion

Money Talks: The couple that grew up with very different relationships to spending

The dark, enthralling power of Succession

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Why Hollywood loves this creepy bird call

Maybe losing the AI race to China isn’t such a bad idea

When removing a statue actually is antidemocratic

Bryan Stevenson on tracing the legacy of American enslavement to mass incarceration

Why so many people undercharge for their work

Can the US cut drug prices without sacrificing new cures?

Biden’s incoherent immigration policy

Startups are betting on a psychedelic gold rush

Why Merck’s Covid-19 pill molnupiravir could be so important

The controversial plan to bring jaguars back to the US

Couch Guy and the nightmare of going viral 

One Good Thing: Only Murders in the Building plays like a Nora Ephron murder mystery

The problem with America’s semi-rich

Why the best aliens are just a little bit human

A better way to legalize marijuana

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