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How the world missed more than half of all Covid-19 deaths

A new IHME analysis finds 6.9 million deaths worldwide, and suggests countries have been undercounting since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Big Lie is the GOP’s one and only truth

Liz Cheney’s downfall shows how the GOP threat to democracy is getting worse.

Don’t freak out about the jobs report yet

Everything about the pandemic economy has been weird, including jobs.

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Fortnite fights Apple for your phone

One of the world's biggest video games is suing one of the world's biggest tech companies.

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Apple has an antitrust problem. Here’s one way to solve it.

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The app store war

The Verge's Makena Kelly talks with Matt about Apple's legal battles, Facebook's oversight board, and the prospect of overhauling antitrust legislation

The First Amendment has a Facebook problem

Trump is Facebook’s problem, again

The second wave of “cancel culture”

Biden’s plan to make America less terrible for parents

Why getting vaccinated for Covid-19 is more popular in the UK than in the US

How China could force Biden’s hand on defending Taiwan

What does it mean to be Asian American?

The inadequacy of the term “Asian American”

What’s with these invasive “crazy” worms and why can’t we get rid of them?

Donald Trump won’t be coming back to Facebook anytime soon

Iowa is making it harder to be a low-income renter

The weird science of the placebo effect keeps getting more interesting

Online shopping changed, and we barely noticed

What’s behind Arizona’s bizarre, haphazard, and highly partisan “audit” of the 2020 election

The biggest impact of the Gates divorce may have nothing to do with the Gates Foundation

Trump’s new communication tool is more like a blog

The logic of Biden’s new July 4 vaccination goal

India’s ruling party lost a key election. It’s worrying that it even stood a chance.

After four years of inaction, the EPA is finally regulating this superpollutant

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