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Why right-wing extremists’ favorite new platform is so dangerous

Telegram’s lax content moderation and encrypted chats make it a convenient tool for extremists.

Joe Biden is officially president. Here’s what he wants to do in office.

It’s the beginning of a period of great opportunity, but time is short.

“We must end this uncivil war”: Biden calls for unity in inaugural address

Biden asked for harmony while speaking to the immense challenges of the moment.

Kamala Harris is poised to be a historic — and influential — vice president

As a tiebreaker in the Senate and a close adviser to the president, Harris takes on a unique role.

A more violent union

Trump is leaving. The threat of right-wing violence he helped cultivate remains.

How Biden hopes to use executive actions to address America’s “compounding crises”

Eviction moratoriums and an end to Trump-era policies: what Biden has planned for his first day in office.

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Abolish the lame-duck period?

America’s two-month lame-duck period gave supporters of the outgoing president ample time to plan a violent uprising. Vox’s Ian Millhiser argues the long transition needs to end.

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Joe Biden ousts the man who tried to reshape US global media

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Here are the perks Trump will get as ex-president

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Biden’s Covid-19 stimulus plan includes $40 billion for child care

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Introducing Amanda Gorman, the youth poet laureate who spoke at Biden’s inauguration

Cop who warded off insurrectionists at the US Capitol escorts Kamala Harris on Inauguration Day

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The Kamala Harris identity debate shows how America still struggles to talk about multiracial people

The Hungry Mungry Trump

The moment Trump officially left Washington

How Biden can claw back Trump’s influence on the courts

Trump’s final pardon spree, explained


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Biden's rescue plan

What's in Biden's $1.9 trillion Covid relief stimulus plan? Emily Stewart joins Matt and Dara to explain.

How the new Covid-19 variants could pose a threat to vaccination

Biden’s sweeping immigration bill, explained

Kamala Harris, multiracial identity, and the fantasy of a post-racial America

Joe Biden’s impossible mission

Kamala Harris is making history. Don’t let hatred and fear take that away.

Facebook and Twitter made special world leader rules for Trump. What happens now?

Trump issued a pardon for the man at the center of an epic fight between Google and Uber

Biden’s key national security picks had their confirmation hearings. Here’s what to know.

The Capitol rioters put themselves all over social media. Now they’re getting arrested.

The important symbolism of Joe Biden’s memorial to Covid-19’s victims

The most bizarre thing about Trump’s farewell speech is how normal it sounds

The sorrows of Ben Affleck

A federal court just struck down Trump’s attempt to make power plants even dirtier

The Trump presidency is over, and Obamacare is still alive

McConnell commemorates President Trump’s last day by blaming him for a riot

America’s Covid-19 death toll has surpassed 400,000

US: China is committing genocide and crimes against humanity against Uighur Muslims

Why Trump couldn’t steal the election — and how a future demagogue could

How people in the UK, Germany, and France feel about Joe Biden

On his last full day in office, Trump sinks to his lowest low in major polls