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The AC is about a century old. What comes next?

How Trump changed Facebook

Land of the Giants looks at how Facebook has grappled with its political power.

We talk about heat waves in a weird way

Some heat waves are way worse than others. We need a way to rate them.

It’s Bama Rush season already?

How TikTok — and the rest of the internet — breaks down the calendar.

The Republican response to the Mar-a-Lago raid should scare you

Leading Republicans are in thrall to a dangerously conspiratorial view of the US government.

It’s okay to be envious. It can even be a good thing.

Let envy be a motivator instead of holding you back.

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Meet the New Right

The newest conservative dissidents want to radically reshape the Republican party and American democracy. Journalist James Pogue explains the confounding movement, which includes Senate candidates Blake Masters and J.D. Vance.

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A record number of abortion measures are on the ballot in 2022

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School vaccine mandates for Covid-19 are not happening

7 of your most pressing monkeypox vaccine questions, answered

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The significance of the Senate vote on the Inflation Reduction Act

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The US and China might not get over the Taiwan crisis

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Why the Justice Department made a move in the police killing of Breonna Taylor

Monkeypox should have been easily controllable. How did we fail so badly?

Viktor Orbán laid out his dark worldview to the American right — and they loved it

How can the US bring Brittney Griner home?

Bad Bunny threw the party of the year for Puerto Ricans — and didn’t skip the politics

How to save democracy from the Supreme Court

The US monkeypox response is failing queer men

Will Alex Jones finally lose the info war?

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