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What the Novavax vaccine means for the global fight against Covid-19

The biotech firm said its Covid-19 vaccine showed 90 percent efficacy in clinical trials. Thank moths.

Hate crime laws won’t actually prevent anti-Asian hate crimes

By centering policing, they do little to address the root cause.

“Back to normal” puts us back on the path to climate catastrophe

The data is in: The pandemic did nothing to slow climate change.

Free the wrinkle

The pandemic could help Americans finally embrace aging skin.

Money Talks: The mother and the college student who shared stimulus checks

Kai and April had a candid discussion about Kai’s right to collect stimulus money as an adult dependent.

Chrissy Teigen’s fall from grace

The rise and fall of Chrissy Teigen shows how drastically Twitter changed in 10 years.

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The DOJ has a plan to protect voting rights. It might not be enough.

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The richest colleges didn’t need to cut their budgets in the pandemic — but they did

Biden plans to reverse Trump’s Alaska policy. Here’s why it matters.

What Facebook’s two-year Trump ban does and doesn’t do

Colombia’s protests are a product of its post-peace-deal reality

The star-crossed history of In the Heights and West Side Story

One possible cause of the 2020 murder increase: More guns

How stressed out are factory-farmed animals? AI might have the answer.

What the new IG report about the gassing of protesters around Lafayette Square actually says

What you need to know about the House’s opening bid to rein in Big Tech

What are you legally allowed to say at work? A group of fired Googlers could change the rules.

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Zoning our way through it

Matt is joined by researcher Emily Hamilton to talk about the topic you can't get enough of: land use policy and local zoning ordinances

The controversy over Bill Gates becoming the largest private farmland owner in the US

Biden’s plan to increase legal immigration could aid the pandemic economy recovery

Is there an uncontroversial way to teach America’s racist history?

Wall Street isn’t to blame for the chaotic housing market

The pandemic tattoo craze is here

How In the Heights went from a student musical to one of the summer’s biggest movies

Indigenous people are the world’s biggest conservationists, but they rarely get credit for it

The Other Black Girl is a pulpy, joyous thrill ride of a book

Why Democrats are voting on bills that have no chance of passing

The Keystone XL pipeline is dead. But the fight against similar projects is far from over.

JBS Foods, the meat supplier hit by a ransomware attack, admits it paid $11 million in ransom

The new Alzheimer’s drug that could break Medicare

The best $298 I ever spent: Oysters and a cocktail the night before I gave birth

How In the Heights’ creators turned the hit Broadway musical into a movie

Big events are back

TikTok’s Trump problem is now TikTok’s Biden problem

How a single cloud computing customer caused half the internet to go dark

MoviePass was even shadier than we thought

Digital driver’s licenses are coming

Barack Obama sounds the alarm about America’s democratic erosion