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Biden wants to triple protected lands

Conserving 30 percent of land and 30 percent of ocean waters by 2030 would be a big win for the climate and biodiversity.

White rage won’t just go away

African American studies scholar Carol Anderson on the policies that legitimize white rage.

What happened when a beloved mom influencer donated to Trump

Taking Cara Babies taught her 1.3 million followers how to get their babies to sleep. Then her political affiliations sparked a social media meltdown.

Poems for a new year

7 poets — including Saeed Jones, Alex Dimitrov, and Patty Crane — meditate on the year we’ve had, the one ahead, and our dark, persistent past.

The $1.3 billion lawsuit that could bring down Rudy Giuliani, explained

Giuliani is accused of lying about a once-obscure voting machine company — and he’s not the only one in hot water.

Biden rescinds Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy that enabled family separation

It’s only the first step in making amends for one of Trump’s cruelest immigration policies.

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The military’s far-right problem

Sen. Tammy Duckworth wants the military to do a better job of rooting out extremism in its ranks. A military investigator explains how to solve a decades-old problem.

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Biden's immigration shuffle

Matt and Dara are joined by German Lopez to discuss the Biden administration's early immigration moves and policy signals

Is it constitutional to hold an impeachment trial for a former president?

Joe Biden is already facing an ally problem

Biden is ordering 200 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses

A pro-democracy activist on Hong Kong’s year of turmoil: “The city itself is dying”

Biden had his first call with Putin. He said everything Trump wouldn’t.

Violent anti-lockdown protests sweep the Netherlands

Biden’s latest executive action is a win for chickens and meatpacking workers

A Texas judge just blocked Biden’s 100-day pause on deportations

Kellyanne and Claudia Conway’s very complicated, very public relationship, explained

The national GOP is broken. State GOPs might be even worse. 

Did the New York Times fire an editor over a tweet? The Lauren Wolfe controversy, explained.

Poll: Most Americans want to break up Big Tech

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is banned from Twitter

The Biden administration’s early plans for racial equity, explained

What Joan Didion means to us

Biden’s new Covid-19 vaccination goal won’t get the US to herd immunity before the fall

What Kamala Harris means to women who are childfree by choice

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