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Wall Street doesn’t care about the Facebook leaks. Mark Zuckerberg does.

Facebook’s numbers are doing fine for now — but not its reputation.

Why your credit card company wants to give you crypto

Mastercard credit card holders can soon be rewarded with bitcoin. Huh?

Why do banks charge a fee for not having enough money?

Overdraft fees, and how to protect yourself from them, explained.

Who should get a Covid-19 booster shot right now?

Three big questions about booster shots, answered.

Pfizer’s clinical data puts the US one step closer to a Covid-19 vaccine for younger kids

A Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 could be authorized by early November.

The horror century

From the first morbid films a hundred years ago, scary movies always been a dark mirror on Americans’ deepest fears and anxieties.

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Ruthless County, Tennessee

For 11 years, a Tennessee judge sent kids to jail for a crime that doesn’t exist. Nashville Public Radio’s Meribah Knight explains why that judge is still in charge of “juvenile justice.”

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The French Dispatch is peak Wes Anderson. I wish I loved it.

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The Supreme Court’s very unusual new abortion orders, explained

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Why Dune endures

The future of vaccine mandates will likely come down to Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett

MLMs might not be able to get away with their shady promises much longer

The fate of the planet will be negotiated in Glasgow

Poaching is altering the genetics of wild animals

Remote work is bringing the city to the suburbs

How New York overengineered its million-dollar vaccine passport

Why Fannie Lou Hamer’s definition of “freedom” still matters

It’s time for Americans to buy less stuff


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The Most Dangerous Branch: A well-regulated militia

With six conservative judges on the bench this term, the Supreme Court could rule in favor of the most sweeping gun rights laws yet.

Democrats’ winnowing health care ambitions

Democrats are setting up social policies for painful cliffs

Facebook’s name change plan reflects its real priorities

Dave Chappelle vs. trans people vs. Netflix

The Freedom to Vote Act is almost certainly doomed

Bitcoin’s big day on Wall Street

The animals that may exist in a million years, imagined by biologists

The Supreme Court floats a startling expansion to police immunity from the law

When can we start enjoying nightlife again? 

19 must-see movies from the fall film festivals

What’s the deal with fictional influencers?

One Good Thing: A YouTube decluttering channel that made my sister and me quit screaming

Texas’s anti-abortion law is back at SCOTUS. Here’s what’s different this time around.

The author whose story inspired Netflix’s Maid on why welfare is broken

The chaotic, irreplaceable Wendy Williams

How screwed are Democrats in the Senate?

Fake rhino horns were supposed to foil poachers. What went wrong?

The past, present, and future of body image in America

What to know about the latest fight over Trump’s executive privilege claims

The best $160 I ever spent: A session with a Black therapist

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