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The uncertain prospects for police reform in the Senate, explained

Lawmakers are searching for a compromise on qualified immunity that may not materialize.

India can’t vaccinate its way out of its latest Covid-19 surge

The country is struggling to contain a deadly second wave.

Wildlife is in peril, but that doesn’t mean conservation has failed

A chat with journalist Michelle Nijhuis about her new book Beloved Beasts on the history of the modern conservation movement.

The fight for DC statehood gets its best chance yet

The House is slated to vote on enacting statehood for Washington, DC, today.

The Supreme Court’s “cursing cheerleader” case could reshape students’ First Amendment rights

A case about a high school student acting like a high school student raises difficult First Amendment questions.

This climate policy expert is taking over Jeff Bezos’s $10 billion Earth Fund

A conversation with Andrew Steer about the US Earth Day climate summit, and how he wants to spend Bezos’s money.

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Norway has lapped the world in adopting electric vehicles. Vox’s Umair Irfan explains how the US might catch up.

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The history of police killing children in America

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Breaking down the 2021 Best Picture nominees

How Best Picture nominee Judas and the Black Messiah questions the meaning of freedom

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Elon Musk’s $150 million charity spending spree

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Why Apple’s latest gadget is catching the attention of antitrust regulators

Now that Derek Chauvin has been convicted, here’s what happens next

The Derek Chauvin guilty verdict is a huge outlier

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Just because you can work from home doesn’t mean you’ll be allowed to

Which jobs are heading back to the office and which can stay home varies widely.

Why Biden still hasn’t raised the refugee cap

The Pandemic Playbook

Vox explores the successes — and setbacks — in six nations as they fought Covid-19.

We have enough proof

Why is it so hard to prosecute police? It starts with the investigation.

Our criminal justice system is still broken

Taylor Swift’s songs haven’t changed. But she has.


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Vox's Dylan Scott joins Matt and Dara to talk about South Korea's response to Covid-19

The wild frontier of animal welfare

Should humans care whether creatures live good lives, even in the forests or jungles? A group of philosophers and scientists has an unorthodox answer.

Why Best Picture nominee Sound of Metal resonates

Think you own your stuff? Think again.

“It’s deep. It’s dark. It’s elusive.” The ocean’s twilight zone is full of wonders.

This stunning timelapse shows the megadrought’s toll on the West’s largest reservoir

Germany contained Covid-19. Politics brought it back.

Amazon will let you pay with your palm in some Whole Foods stores

The complicated relief of the Chauvin verdict

Biden urges Congress to not look away from George Floyd

Soccer fans destroyed the Super League

Why Chauvin’s conviction matters

What Maxine Waters actually said about the Chauvin trial

“We are shook, again”

Alexei Navalny, the Russian dissident on hunger strike, explained

Apple will let podcasters sell subscriptions and keep a cut for itself

The tax code helps white people get richer

The very cute, totally disturbing tale of the American “it” dog

How the quest to own the tiniest, most Instagram-worthy and low-maintenance pup has bred a world of problems.

The shadow orphan crisis of Covid-19

A pro-democracy activist on Hong Kong’s year of turmoil: “The city itself is dying”

Marijuana legalization has won