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What the Supreme Court got wrong about homicides committed by cops

Rogue officers like Derek Chauvin probably won’t be deterred by good law, but excessively vague law encourages bad behavior.

The “natural-born citizen” ceiling

The Capitol rioters’ apologists are still eligible to be president — and immigrant lawmakers who fought to hold Trump accountable are not.

Israel’s suspected attack on an Iranian nuclear site complicates US-Iran talks

Iran has been ramping up its uranium enrichment. The suspected Israeli cyberattack on the Natanz nuclear site might be retaliation for that.

From beans and rice to BBQ: Muslim Americans’ Ramadan cuisine reflects their diversity

Iftar, or breaking fast, is more than pita and hummus.

Daunte Wright’s killing is a reminder of how quickly traffic stops can become deadly

Wright was killed by police just 10 miles away from where Derek Chauvin is on trial for the killing of George Floyd.

What Netflix’s Seaspiracy gets wrong about fishing, explained by a marine biologist

Giving up seafood isn’t the best way to save the oceans.

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Vaccine passport, please

Recode’s Rebecca Heilweil explains how proving you got the shot became controversial.

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A Black Army lieutenant is suing Virginia police after being held at gunpoint

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New Mexico just legalized marijuana

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Why the US egg industry is still killing 300 million chicks a year

Hatcheries promised to stop killing male chicks by 2020. What’s taking so long?

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Larry Ellison bought an $80 million mansion in Florida — but he’s tearing it down

The Christian right is racking up huge victories in the Supreme Court, thanks to Amy Coney Barrett

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Our mixed feelings about The Trial of the Chicago 7, explained

The bizarre push to kill more of Montana’s wolves, explained

70 years of cop shows taught us to valorize the police

What Biden’s plan to tackle housing prices is missing

The hottest number in conservation is rooted more in politics than science

Maryland just repealed its police bill of rights. Here’s what it means for reform.

Trump’s irate, lie-filled RNC speech shows tensions in GOP

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Matt is joined by Faiz Shakir, former campaign manager and current adviser to Bernie Sanders, to talk about how the movement continues

SNL’s cold open pokes fun at white Americans’ optimism about Chauvin trial outcome

Michigan’s governor wants voluntary efforts to curb severe coronavirus outbreak

Northern Ireland is in the midst of its heaviest unrest in years. Here’s why.

Top court rules against Covid-19 restrictions on grounds of religious liberty

How America’s one-click obsession is warping the future of work

Biden’s Supreme Court reform commission won’t fix anything

The Amazon union vote is over. Here’s what happens now.

The controversial autopsy at the heart of the Chauvin trial, explained

Why the author of Girl, Stop Apologizing had to apologize twice in a week

The British media narrative of Prince Philip’s death is about Meghan Markle

What a fair climate target looks like for the US, the largest historical carbon emitter

Saudi Arabia’s Yemen blockade is starving millions. Democrats want Biden to stop it.

Amazon has won a historic warehouse union election. But the battle is not over.

Biden’s first budget proposal, explained in 600 words

What Biden’s first budget proposal tells us about his vision for America

Why Taylor Swift is rerecording all her old songs

Jordan’s royal family feud and alleged coup plot, explained

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“Cancel culture” forgets most racism happens in private

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