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A single Trump judge is already sabotaging Biden’s efforts to slow deportations

Biden is likely to spend his presidency fighting Republican judges who block his policies for legally dubious reasons.

To all the clothes I’ve loved before

Reconciling the sweatpants-wearing me with the fashion-loving woman I was just a year ago is an existential crisis like no other.

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

Increasing numbers of migrant children are arriving on the border, and the shelter system for them is under strain.

The wild and irresistibly saucy tale of the curry con man

J. Ranji Smile served Indian food and tall tales to a hungry American public. Was he the first "celebrity chef" or a crook? The truth is complicated.

The future of the middle class depends on student loan forgiveness

Canceling debt is what’s needed to ensure a solid, equitable middle class.

Rand Paul tried to derail Rachel Levine’s historic confirmation hearing with transphobic misinformation

Levine, if confirmed, would be the highest-ranking openly trans official in the federal government.

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The case for Covid-19 optimism

Vox’s German Lopez explains why he feels optimistic about the end of the pandemic even though 500,000 Americans have died, the virus is mutating, and it’s going to take a long time to vaccinate the world.

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Rethinking Policy for Black America

Systemic racism is baked into every aspect of American life. These policies can help dismantle inequities in education, housing, health, policing, and more.

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Biden just partially lifted Trump’s pandemic-related restrictions on legal immigration

One Good Thing: Netflix’s Ginny & Georgia is so much more than a Gilmore Girls rip-off

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How Biden can rein in the Big Meat monopoly

3 popular policies Democrats can use to fight climate change and boost the economy

Rochester police won’t face charges in Daniel Prude’s death

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FDA advisers to meet this week on Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine

QAnon believers think Trump will be inaugurated again on March 4

“I feel like my ancestry is the story of America”

Ghana is the first country to receive vaccines from the global Covax initiative

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Poll: 61% of likely voters support Democrats’ gradual minimum wage hike

GOP opposition to the Iran deal is threatening to sink a Biden Pentagon nominee


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Vox's Emily Stewart sits down with Matt and Dara to unpack some of the lesser-analyzed aspects of the Covid relief bill

The wellness industry is coming for your mattress

How to convince a NIMBY to build more housing

What’s your “fair share” of carbon emissions? You’re probably blowing way past it.

Why some like Apple’s new privacy labels, despite their flaws

Why Ted Lasso became the hit that put AppleTV+ on the map

India’s vaccination campaign is unlike any other


The boxing film that was banned around the world

The complicated case of Allen v. Farrow, in one timeline

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As Times Square sits idle, so do Mickey and Elmo

Life was never easy for New York’s costumed performers. What happens when the tourists disappear?

Black and Latino communities are being left behind in the vaccine rollout

The future of QAnon, explained by 8 experts

The scientist who’s been right about Covid-19 vaccines predicts what’s next

Joe Manchin voted for controversial Trump nominees but is undecided on Biden’s

Inside the new $65 million push from progressives to compete with conservative media

Tom Cotton and Mitt Romney are proposing a $10 minimum wage

Senate Republicans say Interior pick Deb Haaland has “radical views” on Big Oil

Ron Johnson uses Senate hearing on January 6 insurrection to push absurd conspiracy theory

App trackers secretly sell your location data to the government. App stores won’t stop them.

The Texan dream of going it alone was never real