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The 4 major criminal probes into Donald Trump, explained

Keeping track of all the criminal investigations of Trump isn’t easy, so we did it for you.

China’s health system isn’t ready for the end of “zero Covid”

Millions of lives are at stake as the country prepares to relax its Covid strategy.

We don’t need another Twitter

Twitter never fulfilled its promise. Don’t expect its current crop of replacements to, either.

What your kid’s teacher really wants for the holidays

Finding the right gift for teachers and other service workers is a puzzle, but there’s one thing everyone will appreciate.

Every “chronically online” conversation is the same

At what point does discourse become punishment?

The Good Morning America anchors made cheating scandals fun again

Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes prove we still love a classic tabloid drama.

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Power-tripping sheriffs

A growing number of county sheriffs believe they hold ultimate power in their jurisdictions. Some have even stopped enforcing state and federal laws they deem unconstitutional. The Marshall Project’s Maurice Chammah explains.

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A Senate breakthrough on immigration might still be a long shot

Trump’s company was just convicted of fraud. That’s the least of his legal worries.

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The US has never recorded this many positive flu tests in one week

What to know about the $60 price cap, the plan to limit Russia’s oil revenues

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The White Lotus is reinventing the ugly American tourist

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A driver killed her daughter. She won’t let the world forget.

Large vehicles and unsafe streets are killing too many people, including 5-year-old Allison Hart. Now, her mother is fighting for safer streets.

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The bipartisan bill that could protect elections

Why lawmakers are trying to reform a 135-year-old law.

Biden and Putin just said they’re open to talks. Don’t count on it happening soon.

The next Congress will be the most representative of Latino identity ever

The big stakes in the Supreme Court’s new LGBTQ rights case

Democrats go to war with Iowa and New Hampshire over 2024

Kanye West’s antisemitic spiral, explained

Joe Biden just threw the 2024 primary calendar into chaos

The economy just doesn’t make sense anymore

Democrats eye new legislation to rein in Wall Street landlords

The Twitter power users who can’t just quit

Why Trump is still the 2024 GOP frontrunner — for now

What Congress’s same-sex marriage bill actually does

Conferences want to cure the work-from-home blues

Kanye West and the end of “wink-nudge” antisemitism

The Senate votes to avert a rail strike — and rejects paid sick leave

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