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Bernie Sanders’s path to the 2020 Democratic nomination, explained

Sanders’s political revolution looks different — and more diverse — than it did in 2016.

The lessons from historic preservation councils blocking solar panels

American politics is a thicket of local civic and political groups that may resist change.

The two-party system is killing our democracy

Here’s a long-shot idea to fix our system and make our democracy more democratic.

Asian American racism is the unfunny joke the comedy world needs to reckon with

Grappling with a culture that’s still okay with making fun of people like me.

The 30-something life crisis

The pressure to hit adult milestones is out of sync for many of today’s 30-somethings.

Taika Waititi’s “anti-hate satire” Jojo Rabbit is up for Best Picture. Should it win?

Our roundtable discusses the Oscar chances for the divisive tale of a little boy and his (imaginary) best friend Hitler.

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A George Washington Bridge too far

The Supreme Court is trying to settle the fight over the biggest traffic jam in the history of American politics once and for all. WNYC's Matt Katz, author of "American Governor: Chris Christie's Bridge to Redemption," explains.

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Kashmir’s internet has been shut down for 5 months

The Indian government shut the internet down in Kashmir in August last year: what this means for Kashmiris living without the internet - and what it says about the world’s largest democracy.

The Jeff Bezos hack could happen to anyone

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Senators aren’t even allowed to talk during the impeachment trial

Trump’s call to dramatically expand the travel ban, explained

Mr. Peanut’s death, explained

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Chief Justice Roberts could be an unexpected savior of public education in a religious schools case

The Saudi crown prince reportedly hacked Jeff Bezos

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John Roberts called for decorum as the impeachment trial devolved into a fight over who lies more

Trump’s Davos news conference featured a pack of lies about the impeachment trial

Trump downplays US troop injuries from Iran’s attack, calling them “not very serious”

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