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Neera Tanden is Biden’s first Cabinet-level nominee to withdraw

After a tough few weeks, Tanden announced she’s withdrawing her nomination as OMB director.

“It all happened so fast”: 3 people on getting the Covid-19 vaccine by chance

What it’s like to be in the right place at the right time and walk away vaccinated.

The Fauci of climate change? Gina McCarthy is in charge of Biden’s massive climate agenda.

McCarthy, Obama’s EPA chief, is back with one mission: fighting climate change.

Choreographed sex, 6 feet apart

How to be a Hollywood intimacy coordinator during Covid-19, explained.

How YouTube swallowed the world

Google’s video site has room for everything, from everyone. Is that a feature or a bug?

Your tweet goes viral. Here come the companies asking you to sell their crap.

Clout mining is the new way to make money off viral tweets.

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Washington’s hottest policy fight is over raising the minimum wage to $15. Emily Stewart explains the Democrats’ effort to get it through Congress, and Dylan Matthews explains whether it will cost the country jobs.

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How to destroy the suburbs

Vox's Jerusalem Demsas joins Matt and Dara to talk about the fight against exclusionary zoning

Biden’s controversial decision to reopen temporary shelters for migrant children, explained

Twitter is tweaking its approach to vaccine misinformation

Trump wins CPAC straw poll on the 2024 presidential primary, with 55 percent support

A Black Amazon manager is suing company executives in a discrimination and sexual harassment and assault case

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Congress is writing up Biden’s stimulus plan. Here’s what’s in it.

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