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Why the AstraZeneca-Oxford Covid-19 vaccine is different

AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford say their vaccine is up to 90 percent effective. But there’s a lot we still don’t know.

What Amazon’s big pharmacy news means for US health care

Amazon’s new pharmacy business isn’t about the present. It’s about the future.

Biden is expected to announce Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary pick

Yellen will become the first woman to serve as Treasury secretary in the US if confirmed.

Why a negative Covid-19 test before Thanksgiving isn’t an all-clear

A negative test isn’t enough to have a safe holiday. Here’s why.

The $35 million play to fix Democrats’ data problem is shutting down

It was Silicon Valley’s attempt to fix the party’s infrastructure.

Biden announces veteran diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield as UN ambassador pick

The Biden administration’s global rehabilitation project begins.

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Withdrawing won’t end the war

With two months left in the Trump presidency, the US is reducing the number of troops in Afghanistan in an attempt to end America's longest war. But Biden will still inherit the conflict.

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The real love interest in Netflix’s Operation Christmas Drop is the US military

Michèle Flournoy is expected to become the first woman secretary of defense. She’s ready.

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Tony Blinken, one of Biden’s most trusted aides, is reportedly chosen as his secretary of state

Big California donors want to fill Kamala Harris’s Senate seat with a woman of color

Trump lashes out at fellow Republicans as his legal challenges to election results fail

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The FDA authorized the use of an experimental antibody treatment for Covid-19

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A Republican judge just tore into Trump’s election lawyers for their incompetence

Sen. Kelly Loeffler has tested positive for the coronavirus

As coronavirus cases surge, hospitals are beginning to be overwhelmed

Why Biden is crowdfunding his White House transition

A new lawsuit alleges Trump’s effort to overturn Michigan’s election results disenfranchises Black voters

I handled holiday orders at a grocery store. Trust me: The holidays are miserable.

How TV paved America’s road to Trump

Georgia’s Republican secretary of state just certified Biden’s victory

BTS’s new album is sublime comfort pop for the soul in lockdown


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The Next Four Years: Joe Biden’s world

The Atlantic Council’s Emma Ashford joins Matt to explain the president-elect’s approach to national security.

The mind-boggling end of Susan Choi’s Trust Exercise, explained

Supernatural’s bonkers series finale marked the end of an era of fandom

Natural disasters are increasing. The world’s poorest are left to fend for themselves.

President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team is one of the most diverse ever

A Trump official is still blocking Biden’s presidential transition. House Democrats want answers.

Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? Ethicists are fiercely debating how to vaccinate billions of people.

The acting Pentagon chief was exposed to the coronavirus. He’s not quarantining.

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The case for a Native American secretary of the interior 

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One Good Thing: Netflix’s Dash & Lily is a sweet TV rom-com with a Christmas twist

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Trump’s lawsuits challenging the election have turned into a clown show

When ordinary people go viral, where’s the line between comedy and cruelty?

How affluent people can end their mindless overconsumption

Pfizer and BioNTech have applied for emergency approval for their Covid-19 vaccine

BuzzFeed’s Jonah Peretti on why he bought HuffPost and why the New York Times can’t be “the paper of record”

Alaska voters adopt ranked-choice voting in ballot initiative

How fake news aimed at Latinos thrives on social media

One of the few Black C-suite execs in tech is starting a firm to invest in Black, Latinx, and women entrepreneurs

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