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Why do banks charge a fee for not having enough money?

Overdraft fees, and how to protect yourself from them, explained.

Who should get a Covid-19 booster shot right now?

Three big questions about booster shots, answered.

Pfizer’s clinical data puts the US one step closer to a Covid-19 vaccine for younger kids

A Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 could be authorized by early November.

Supply chain chaos and inflation could last into 2022

Experts agree that high prices and low supplies aren’t going away just yet.

Succession turns a box of doughnuts into a stealthy statement about abuse

The Roy siblings are deeply haunted by their upbringing. Succession keeps finding ways to show that.

What Democrats are still fighting over in the budget bill

Climate provisions and Medicare expansion are just a couple of the issues being debated.

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The Supreme Court’s legitimacy crisis

Since the Supreme Court’s "shadow docket" decision to allow the Texas abortion ban to go into effect, a growing chorus of politicians and legal experts have questioned the court’s legitimacy. Vox's Ian Millhiser says the justices aren’t taking the criticism well.

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The future of vaccine mandates will likely come down to Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett

MLMs might not be able to get away with their shady promises much longer

The fate of the planet will be negotiated in Glasgow

Poaching is altering the genetics of wild animals

Remote work is bringing the city to the suburbs

How New York overengineered its million-dollar vaccine passport

Why Fannie Lou Hamer’s definition of “freedom” still matters

It’s time for Americans to buy less stuff

Democrats’ winnowing health care ambitions

Democrats are setting up social policies for painful cliffs

Facebook’s name change plan reflects its real priorities

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The Most Dangerous Branch: A well-regulated militia

With six conservative judges on the bench this term, the Supreme Court could rule in favor of the most sweeping gun rights laws yet.

Dave Chappelle vs. trans people vs. Netflix

The Freedom to Vote Act is almost certainly doomed

Bitcoin’s big day on Wall Street

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

The Supreme Court floats a startling expansion to police immunity from the law

When can we start enjoying nightlife again? 

19 must-see movies from the fall film festivals

What’s the deal with fictional influencers?

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?

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

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

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?

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