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What Mike Bloomberg actually did in New York City

From stop and frisk to a smoking ban and 311, Mike Bloomberg’s mayoral record, explained.

The Supreme Court will decide if Trump can fire the head of the CFPB. The implications are enormous.

Trump wants to be able to fire the CFPB director. He could get a whole lot more.

Disney partners with Impossible Foods

Plant-based meat is coming to theme parks and cruises.

If the coronavirus hits America, who’s responsible for protecting you?

What the response to a Covid-19 outbreak in the US could look like.

Can you pay someone to negate your climate pollution? Carbon offsets, explained.

Carbon offsets are a wildly popular and controversial way to fight climate change.

What happens when TikTok fame fades?

A social media app has never turned kids into celebrities — or has-beens — faster.

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Covid-19 may be on the brink of becoming a pandemic. Vox’s Julia Belluz explains what that p-word means and Brian Resnick breaks down what an outbreak response might look like in the United States.

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Carbon offsets, explained in 500 words

This AI breakthrough in antibiotics might one day save your life

The frightening implications of a federal court’s latest immigration opinion

A 13-year-old’s death highlights Puerto Rico’s post-Maria health care crisis

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The siren song of Starbucks

As the coffee giant approaches its 50th birthday and 32,000th store, what exactly does Starbucks even mean anymore?

While Trump tried to reassure America about the coronavirus, another case was reported

The case against smart baby tech

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Apple, Facebook, and Google stocks are falling after surge in coronavirus cases

Who is Tom Steyer without his red plaid tie?

Clearview AI, the world’s scariest facial recognition company, can’t even keep its own data secure

Why we can’t always be “nudged” into changing our behavior

Tesla needs to fix its deadly Autopilot problem

Trump is facing a coronavirus threat. Let’s look back at how he talked about Ebola.

Pete Buttigieg’s attack on “revolution politics” seemed to denounce what made his candidacy possible

How to travel during the international coronavirus outbreak

The Venus de Milo is famous. Why?

How the Venus de Milo got so famous

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2020’s political meme wars

The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz explains Mike Bloomberg's Dank Meme Cash. Featuring @TaylorLorenz Links to resources discussed: Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Suddenly Drops Memes Everywhere Host: Allegra Frank, associate culture editor at @LegsFrank About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily  Twitter: @Recode

How coronavirus could force the work-from-home movement

The first US soldier has tested positive for coronavirus

Bernie Sanders’s new favorite Medicare-for-all study, explained

The true story of the awakening of Norman Rockwell

The politically turbulent 1960s, a singular painting, and Rockwell’s unlikely change of heart.

Why Iran’s coronavirus outbreak may be worse than you think

The Supreme Court case that could end Roe v. Wade, explained

The exhausting, lucrative world of childhood sleep consulting

Why do people fast for Lent?

The crucial debate Democrats almost had in South Carolina

Here’s how tickets were allocated for the South Carolina Democratic debate

4 winners and 2 losers from the Democratic debate in South Carolina

Biden promises to appoint a black woman to the Supreme Court

5 key moments from South Carolina’s otherwise very messy Democratic debate

The next Democratic debate could feature a much smaller stage

The allegation that Mike Bloomberg told a pregnant employee to “kill it,” explained

Tom Steyer’s push for term limits is a truly awful idea

Mike Bloomberg’s stop-and-frisk problem, explained

What a Mike Bloomberg foreign policy might look like

A symbolic vote on abortion bills puts senators in close reelection races in a bind

Coronavirus has Americans rushing to buy face masks. That isn’t necessary.