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Camping has become the social distancing activity of the summer

After months indoors, people are renting RVs, cabins, and fancy tents to spend time in nature.

Google joins a group of major tech companies in pushing back against Hong Kong’s new security law

The move represents a rare moment when American tech companies question China’s tight grip on information.

The Supreme Court decides not to make the Electoral College even worse

"Faithless electors" may be sanctioned for defying voters.

The legacy of Black Lives Matter

The power of the movement lies in making the public, and politicians, take notice.

Trump is going all in on divisive culture wars. That might not work this time.

Trump’s Independence Day fearmongering about "far-left fascism" shows he doesn’t get his own base.

Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries is different from the original. But one episode restores its pulpy aesthetic.

The new series mostly avoids the macabre camp of its predecessor — with one major, skull-clutching exception.

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