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Pandemic school reopenings were not just about politics

What researchers are still learning about in-person instruction during Covid-19.

The progressive push to oust the last anti-abortion House Democrat, explained

A South Texas runoff could show how motivating abortion rights can be for voters.

Why Trump is struggling to take down Georgia’s Brian Kemp

The power of a Trump endorsement has limits against the incumbent Republican governor.

The profound impact of giving American families a little more cash

Six months of payments lifted millions of children out of poverty. Then they stopped.

The problem of global energy inequity, explained by American refrigerators

The average fridge in the US consumes more electricity in a year than an average person in dozens of countries.

What we know so far about monkeypox

Experts are cautiously concerned, but this is a fundamentally different outbreak.

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Why the right is thirsty for Hungary

The Conservative Political Action Conference, which is like Republican Coachella, is usually held stateside, but this week it's throwing a party in Budapest, Hungary. Noel King got kicked out.

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The scourge of the “time tax”

The miserable sludge of applying for government aid.

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Why Germany is hooked on Russian gas

New York’s restrictive gun laws didn’t stop the Buffalo shooter

Will philanthropists step up in a world without Roe?

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Play-to-earn gaming sounds too good to be true. It probably is.

The video game industry’s clumsy flirtation with Web3 doesn’t feel like it has actual players in mind.

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Social media platforms still can’t stop mass shooting videos from going viral

Finland and Sweden’s historic NATO bids, explained

What Mariupol’s fall means for Russia — and Ukraine

Where “replacement theory” comes from — and why it refuses to go away

Biden’s 3 choices on student loans

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The Philippine election is the latest example of illiberalism’s popularity

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Are we ever authentically ourselves on the internet?