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Yes, you can travel this summer. But should you?

Travelers should be prepared to "do their homework" before making any plans, one epidemiologist said.

Exclusive: Senate Democrats press AG Barr for answers about poll closures on Native American reservations

Senate Democrats are worried coronavirus could bring mass closures of Native American polling places.

Close the bars. Reopen the schools.

States are doing reopening wrong. Here’s how to fix it.

Trumpism, not polarization, drives America’s disastrous coronavirus politics

"This outcome is a policy choice. The unnecessary lives lost. The long-term effects we don’t even know about yet on our vital organs. It’s all a policy choice."

Just 2 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

Most states still need to reduce coronavirus cases and build up their testing capacity.

Networks of self-driving trucks are becoming a reality in the US

The self-driving truck company TuSimple is laying the groundwork for a futuristic autonomous freight industry.

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A bounty on American troops

Russia allegedly paid the Taliban to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan. But President Trump’s response may be the real scandal.

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Social conservatives feel betrayed by the Supreme Court — and the GOP that appointed it

Beauty companies are changing skin-whitening products. But the damage of colorism runs deeper.

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America has almost 800 billionaires, a record high

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Jamaal Bowman on how Congress can dismantle institutional racism

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Facebook nears a tipping point when it comes to moderating hate speech

The Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan scandal, explained

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The Supreme Court’s big decision on the separation of church and state, explained

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Amy McGrath just won her unexpectedly close Kentucky Senate primary

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House Democrats just put out the most detailed climate plan in US political history

Why the term “BIPOC” is so complicated, explained by linguists

Blockbuster should have killed Netflix. What happened?

This week in TikTok: The real story of the Trump rally is not that interesting

Are there enough Republicans left in Colorado to reelect Cory Gardner?

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Trump’s favorite weapon in the coronavirus fight: Deregulation

Trump entered the White House promising to roll back rules. The pandemic has given him the perfect chance to do that.

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The Justice Department has a powerful tool to fight police abuse. It refuses to use it.

Right before he resigned, Jeff Sessions sabotaged the DOJ’s ability to fight police abuse.

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How Trump gave insurance companies free rein to sell bad health plans

Obamacare wasn’t repealed. Trump’s deregulation is eroding it anyway.

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The Supreme Court’s big decision on the CFPB and the “unitary executive,” explained

What a controversial face mask study says about science in the Covid-19 era