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Why America’s allies are worried about the end of Roe

It’s another sign of America’s increasing unpredictability.

The US’s first Black woman senator on what Ketanji Brown Jackson brings to the Supreme Court

Former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun describes the historic significance of this moment.

The Supreme Court’s EPA ruling isn’t the only legal attack on the environment

West Virginia v. EPA is part of a bigger legal crusade to destroy environmental protections.

A new Supreme Court case is the biggest threat to US democracy since January 6

Moore v. Harper is a grave threat to US democracy, and the fate of that democracy probably comes down to Amy Coney Barrett.

Flying will be the worst part of your summer vacation

With abnormally bad rates of flight delays and cancellations, air travel won’t stop sucking anytime soon.

Just about everyone in America is finally eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine. Now what?

The youngest children may prove to be the hardest to vaccinate.

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Pregnancy in a post-Roe America

Our maternal mortality rate was already bad. What happens now?

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