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

Here are the key dates in the star couple’s relationship, acrimonious split, allegations of molestation, and long fallout.

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The Black-white life expectancy gap grew in 2020 — but it can be reversed

Closing the gap starts with better access to health care.

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

Prude died after police handcuffed him, placed a mesh hood over his head, and pressed him onto the pavement.

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

3 Black Americans who unlocked personal history using DNA testing and online historical databases.

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.

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

It’s the start of a long campaign to immunize billions of people.

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A tale of two governors

Andrew Cuomo and Gavin Newsom were hailed for their leadership early on in the pandemic. Now, the former is mired in scandal and the latter is facing a recall campaign.

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QAnon believers think Trump will be inaugurated again on March 4

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

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

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

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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

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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 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

The growing evidence that the Covid-19 vaccines can reduce transmission, explained

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Why Facebook reversed its news ban in Australia

One of the death penalty’s former strongholds will abolish it

Iran is “considering” joining the US for informal nuclear deal talks

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