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The many, many costs of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding isn’t free — and it isn’t a solution to the national baby formula shortage.

Tuesday’s primaries could say a lot about the future of both parties

Pennsylvania and North Carolina are among five states headed to the polls.

Are we ever authentically ourselves on the internet?

New "anti-Instagram" apps like BeReal claim to help users be more authentic online, but the distinction between real and fake isn’t quite that simple.

Finland and Sweden’s historic shifts on NATO, explained

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has pushed the two countries to abandon their military neutrality for NATO.

Twitter trolling with Chapo Trap House’s Felix Biederman

How "the pied piper of the dirtbag left" spends his day online.

Crypto believers insist this is all worth it. Is it?

Crypto is a solution in search of a problem — or problems.

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Dr. Oz and the celebrity politician

This week Pennsylvania voters decide whether to give Dr. Oz a shot at the US Senate. To mark the occasion, Sean Rameswaram tries to understand what makes a celebrity candidate viable, from “the Gipper” to “the Governator” to “the Donald.”

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Ukraine and the global food supply crisis

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