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The crucial debate Democrats almost had in South Carolina

The alternative universe of the Democratic primary cracked, but just briefly.

Here’s how tickets were allocated for the South Carolina Democratic debate

What we know about how tickets were distributed.

“We are at a turning point”: The coronavirus outbreak is looking more like a pandemic

Health experts say it’s time to prepare for worldwide spread on all continents.

The allegation that Mike Bloomberg told a pregnant employee to “kill it,” explained

Warren brought up one of the most explosive allegations against Bloomberg at Tuesday’s debate.

Biden promises to appoint a black woman to the Supreme Court

Only two African Americans, and no black women, have served on the nation’s highest court.

Bernie Sanders looks electable in surveys — but it could be a mirage

New research suggests Sanders would drive swing voters to Trump — and need a youth turnout miracle to compensate.

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Russian interference in U.S. elections could go from Vlad to worse as President Trump sidelines U.S. intelligence agencies.

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The next Democratic debate could feature a much smaller stage

Tom Steyer’s push for term limits is a truly awful idea

Mike Bloomberg’s stop-and-frisk problem, explained

What a Mike Bloomberg foreign policy might look like

A symbolic vote on abortion bills puts senators in close reelection races in a bind

Coronavirus has Americans rushing to buy face masks. That isn’t necessary.

Why Twitter says Bloomberg’s fake Sanders tweets don’t break its rules

What to expect at Tuesday’s Democratic debate in South Carolina

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Bernie Sanders’s evolution on immigration, explained

Disney has a new CEO, but its old CEO isn’t going away quite yet

Trump praises India’s religious freedom while Muslim-Hindu violence erupts

Hosni Mubarak’s death and despotic rule, briefly explained

Nonbinary people could get a gender-neutral passport under new legislation

What the Harvey Weinstein trial won’t change for survivors

The coronavirus cruise ship outbreak confirms cruises are bad

Trump says coronavirus is “under control.” It’s not.

There’s something strange about TikTok recommendations

The Supreme Court just held that a border guard who shot a child will face no consequences

Mike Bloomberg says he has the best record on climate change. Does he?

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What's next for CRISPR

Jennifer Doudna, co-developer of the revolutionary gene editing technology, reflects on CRISPR's past and its future.

Trump’s demand for Ginsburg and Sotomayor to recuse themselves, briefly explained

Corporate monopolies are hiding in your grocery aisle

This week in TikTok: How a dance goes viral

This viral chart doesn’t explain much about middle-class living standards

Trump’s flailing incompetence makes coronavirus even scarier

The fight over whether religion is a license to discriminate is back before the Supreme Court

Meet the moderators of the South Carolina Democratic debate

Real IDs, explained

Climate change and soaring flood insurance premiums could trigger another mortgage crisis

Amazon is opening a supermarket with no cashiers. Is Whole Foods next?

Silicon Valley asked Elizabeth Warren to help with a fundraiser. She said no — but only eventually.

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Sanders’s Cuba comments are bad politics

Some say the Me Too movement has gone too far. The Harvey Weinstein verdict proves that’s false.

Amazon tells Sanders and Warren that warehouse workers can pee whenever they want

This is the math that made Katherine Johnson — one of NASA’s “Hidden Figures” — a legend

Coronavirus fears have spurred a stock market sell-off

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A female Saudi rapper is facing possible arrest over her “Mecca Girl” music video

Trump’s rule creating a wealth test for immigrants is now in effect