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What makes China’s wave of protests different this time

It’s not Tiananmen, but Xi Jinping faces his first China-wide protests.

A rogue Trump judge has thrown the Supreme Court in disarray

Arguments in United States v. Texas dwelled on whether to upend one of the judiciary’s longstanding procedures in order to neutralize the most reactionary judges.

The surreal true crimes behind Hulu’s Welcome to Chippendales

A pair of real-life murders bookend this series starring Kumail Nanjiani and Murray Bartlett.

Kari Lake’s lonely and deeply absurd quest to challenge the Arizona election results

The Republican candidate for governor is still refusing to concede the race that made her a MAGA star.

A potential rail strike has Democrats in an awkward bind

Rail workers are upset they don’t have paid sick days. Congress probably won’t help.

There’s no such thing as a good cold

"Immunity debt" can explain this year’s eye-popping cold and flu season — but it can also be dangerously misinterpreted.

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Democrats vote on new leadership this week, meaning Nancy Pelosi is out. Time’s Molly Ball explains why the country might really miss her.

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The rebirth of industrial policy

Supply-side economics, explained.

Poor countries are developing a new paradigm of mental health care. America is taking note.

AI experts are increasingly afraid of what they’re creating

Twitter’s CEO is now Twitter’s main character

The wave of protests testing China’s zero-Covid policy, explained

A Trump judge seized control of ICE, and the Supreme Court will decide whether to stop him

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Qatar’s migrant labor system is bigger than the World Cup

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Holiday scam email season is here. Don’t fall for it.

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Why Americans will pay higher natural gas prices this winter

The very human, very troubling stories we tell ourselves about crime

A leaked Amazon memo may help explain why the tech giant is pushing out so many recruiters

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