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Biden’s bewildering decision to expand a Trump-era immigration policy

The Biden administration says it’s still committed to ending "Remain in Mexico."

The futuristic plan to fix America’s power grid

Winter is often the season for blackouts. Smart grids could change that.

Long hours make bad neighbors

Americans’ excessive and unpredictable work schedules are making us lonely, self-centered, and powerless.

The escalating costs of being single in America

Why is life in this country so hostile to single people?

One Good Thing: Money Heist, a joyful TV series about fighting the system

Known as "Casa de Papel" in Spanish, the show has inspired real-life protests.

Israeli spyware was used against US diplomats in Uganda

A hack targeting US officials is just the latest problem for NSO Group, the Israeli company behind Pegasus spyware.

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Big Bird got vaccinated, an Asian-American Muppet moved in, and conservatives got really mad at Sesame Street.

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Why the government is constantly on the verge of shutting down

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I changed my mind on rent control

Real estate has gone meta

The religious right wants states’ tax dollars, and the Supreme Court is likely to agree

In Flee, one Afghan refugee’s story comes to vibrant, animated life

To catch variants like omicron, the world needs to sequence way more virus genes

Virgil Abloh forever changed the relationship between fashion and language

Booster shots today could fight omicron tomorrow

Biden’s latest travel ban is “probably a waste of time”

It sure sounds like Roe v. Wade is doomed

How the faltering global vaccination effort paved the way for alarming variants

Venus could have been a paradise but turned into a hellscape. Earthlings, pay attention.

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America’s Public Health Experiment: The testing failure

How the US got it wrong from the very beginning.

Psychiatrists are uncovering connections between viruses and mental health. They’re surprising.

December’s buzziest movies bring a wild movie year to a close

Amazon’s strategy to squeeze marketplace sellers and maximize its own profits is evolving

Congress is getting ready to do what it does best: Procrastinate

Netflix’s cute, whimsical “City of Ghosts” has layers for both parents and kids to enjoy

“Indie Sleaze” and “Internet Awesomesauce”: Meet the woman schooling TikTok on niche aesthetics

A criminal justice expert’s guide to donating effectively

Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.

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Why the US government is always shutting down

Remembering Stephen Sondheim

Twitter is again losing Jack Dorsey, its multitasking, wizard-bearded visionary

Americans are busy shopping all year round. Where did that leave Black Friday?

4 big questions about the new omicron variant

Want to help animals? Here’s where to donate your money.

The remote work revolution hasn’t happened yet

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Giving Tuesday, explained

Want to donate to charity? Here are 10 guidelines for giving effectively.

How the Supreme Court could overrule Roe v. Wade without overruling Roe v. Wade

Congress is facing a December time crunch. Here’s what to expect.

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