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Will Covid-19 vaccines protect you against variants? 9 questions about variants, answered.

How coronavirus variants are affecting vaccines, treatments, and our attempts to return to normal.

The second wave of “cancel culture”

How the concept has evolved to mean very different things to different people.

Trump is Facebook’s problem, again

Your move, Mark.

Was Liz Cheney too honest?

If Trump critics just end up purged from the GOP, the next electoral crisis will be even worse.

Biden’s plan to make America less terrible for parents

The social safety net for American families is almost nonexistent. Could that be about to change?

What’s with these invasive “crazy” worms and why can’t we get rid of them?

They reproduce without mating and are rapidly chewing through soil across the US. But there’s still a lot we don’t know about "jumping" worms.

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Can we get to 70%?

That’s President Joe Biden’s new vaccination goal, and he’s got some fresh ideas on how to get there. Vox’s German Lopez explains.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

“Talk to your doctor” might be key to easing concerns about the vaccine

The First Amendment has a Facebook problem

Why getting vaccinated for Covid-19 is more popular in the UK than in the US

How China could force Biden’s hand on defending Taiwan

What does it mean to be Asian American?

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Donald Trump won’t be coming back to Facebook anytime soon

Iowa is making it harder to be a low-income renter

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The weird science of the placebo effect keeps getting more interesting

Online shopping changed, and we barely noticed

What’s behind Arizona’s bizarre, haphazard, and highly partisan “audit” of the 2020 election

The biggest impact of the Gates divorce may have nothing to do with the Gates Foundation

Trump’s new communication tool is more like a blog

The logic of Biden’s new July 4 vaccination goal

India’s ruling party lost a key election. It’s worrying that it even stood a chance.

After four years of inaction, the EPA is finally regulating this superpollutant

The home sales boom means you might end up renting

Hey bestie, why is everyone saying “hey bestie” online?

Twitter makes all of its money from ads. It’s trying to change that.


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The "hundred days" myth

Vox's Andrew Prokop joins Matt and Dara to talk about whether or not we should care about a president's "first hundred days"

Reality TV used to be about getting famous. 90 Day Fiancé is about the American dream.

Bill and Melinda Gates’s divorce could rock the world of charity

A majority of voters see an urgent need for police reform following the Chauvin verdict

One Good Thing: Mare of Easttown is my new favorite murder story

Republicans feared Democrats’ voting protections bill polls well. A new poll says they’re right.

Lumber mania is sweeping North America

The book that changed how I think about thinking

Voters already love technology. They don’t need anti-China messaging to get there.

Are we really in for a summer of love? A post-vaccine dating investigation.

The US is in danger of learning the wrong lessons from Covid-19

America is already missing its chance to prepare for the next pandemic.

Sen. Tim Scott says Congress is close to a police reform deal

Republicans and Democrats agree on the need for an infrastructure bill. That’s about all they agree on.

The Texas special election, explained

Anxiety seems to be the culprit in J&J vaccine fainting spells

Mysterious Havana syndrome attacks are now documented in the US

Giuliani raid has Trumpworld on alert

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How Crying Dawson ascended to "the Mount Rushmore of GIFs."

Manchin’s opposition to DC statehood weakens its chances

Deforestation in Brazil is out of control. Bolsonaro is asking for billions to stop it.

Biden’s America First hangover