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The way we eat could doom us as a species. Here’s a new diet designed to save us.

The EAT-Lancet Commission’s "planetary health diet" is bold and controversial.

Under Trump, the number of uninsured Americans has gone up by 7 million

Even in a strong economy, Americans are losing their health coverage.

How journalism can win back public trust

In a new book, the former Guardian editor explains what journalists — and readers — need to do to fight fake news.

The silence of Nick Sandmann

What America is missing about the confrontation between a MAGA-hatted teen and a Native American elder.

Bryan Singer, director of Bohemian Rhapsody, is accused by 4 men of sexual assault

In a new report from the Atlantic, four men say that Singer sexually assaulted them while they were underage.

Elizabeth Warren’s book, The Two-Income Trap, explained

Before she was a politician, Warren wrote a controversial book about family life and economics.

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President Donald Trump would very much like a deal to end his shutdown. The Republican-controlled Senate is with him. Vox’s Dara Lind explains why the road ahead remains long.

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The silent majority of Democratic House freshmen

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The LA teachers strike may be over. Here’s the tentative deal.

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Roe v. Wade is at risk, but abortion rights groups see surprising opportunities for gains

Where things stand with the government shutdown this week

Jan Morris carried marmalade up Everest and came out as trans in the ’70s. Her diary is a joy.

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Sylvia Plath wrote this short story in 1952. It’s now out in print for the first time.

Are 26 billionaires worth more than half the planet? The debate, explained.

The $22 billion gamble: why some physicists aren’t excited about building a bigger particle collider

Judge refuses to certify GOP victory in contested North Carolina Congress race

Sarah Kliff has spent the past year reporting on high ER fees. Ask her anything.

How a long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting got dragged into a Trump-Russia conspiracy theory

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Theresa May’s Brexit plan B sounds a lot like plan A

The latest whirlwind of Trump-Russia news, explained

The Ebola outbreak in Eastern Congo is moving toward a major city. That’s not good.

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The Supreme Court isn’t giving Trump leverage on a shutdown DACA deal

7 winners and 5 losers from the 2019 Oscar nominations

Is the CRISPR baby controversy the start of a terrifying new chapter in gene editing?

Hospitals keep ER fees secret. We’re uncovering them.

Reporter Sarah Kliff is collecting emergency room bills as part of a year-long project focused on American health care prices.

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The 2019 Best Picture nominees have one of the biggest combined box office tallies ever

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Toxic masculinity is under attack. That’s fine.

Greenland’s ice is melting much faster than we thought. Here’s why that’s scary.

Trump’s new favorite poll actually contains almost nothing but bad news for him

Trump’s transgender military service ban just got a big win from the Supreme Court

Rudy Giuliani just muddied the waters even more about the 2016 Trump Tower Moscow talks

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