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Stop worrying about what happens if we let kids transition. Worry about what happens if we don’t.

What’s so scary about a transgender child?

House Democrats are finally going after stock trading. There’s already a loophole.

Ethics experts point out a weakness in the new bill designed to curb conflicts of interest.

Two states, two visions for the future of labor

"Right-to-work" is on the ballot.

Who built Marilyn Monroe?

Marilyn Monroe was an artist. Her magnum opus was her own image.

Tech billionaires lost $315 billion in 2022 and it genuinely doesn’t matter

Losing billions hasn’t erased the wild gains they made since the start of the pandemic.

The Nord Stream pipeline sabotage, explained

The undersea explosions in two gas pipelines from Russia exposed Europe’s vulnerabilities — just as the continent faces a looming energy crisis.

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Europe’s looming energy crisis

Pipelines are leaking, winter is coming, and concerns over an energy crisis in Europe are growing. Vox’s Jen Kirby heads to Oktoberfest to find out more.

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 The mysterious ad slump of 2022

The unlikely allies who sank Joe Manchin’s energy deal

What the Electoral Count Reform Act can prevent in the next election — and what it can’t

The universe is a dangerous place. NASA just showed it’s possible to defend Earth against it.

Riotsville, U.S.A. is a window onto the bizarre beginnings of police militarization

The child care crisis just keeps getting worse 

The Supreme Court case that’s likely to handcuff the Clean Water Act

What happened to giving money to charity?

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Abbott and DeSantis: Stunt queens or policy makers?

Could relocating migrants in the US be a policy solution?

Amazon’s robots are getting closer to replacing human hands

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Who’s really using up the water in the American West?

The many scandals of Don’t Worry Darling, explained

The rise of Giorgia Meloni, Italy’s new far-right prime minister, explained

39 years ago today, one man saved us from world-ending nuclear war

American trains aren’t great — but you should still take them anyway

The Supreme Court’s new term could be even more consequential than its last one

House of the Dragon gives us a time jump, a season reset, and two horrible childbirths

Russia’s mobilization won’t fix its military problems

The 10 races that could decide Senate control

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Do we ask too much of parents?

Why Iranian women are risking everything by burning their hijabs 

The Mississippi welfare fraud involving Brett Favre, explained

Are the walls really closing in on Trump this time?

The far right is having a moment in Europe. Actually, everywhere.

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