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Who is on Biden’s shortlist to replace retiring Justice Breyer?

Biden promised to nominate a Black woman to the Supreme Court. Now he has his chance.

Stephen Breyer’s retirement puts the spotlight on Joe Manchin — again

The West Virginia senator has become even more important.

Omicron’s most crucial warning: A disease can move much faster than we can

Our approach to pandemic response can’t react fast enough for a Covid-19 variant like omicron. That should scare us.

The high price of a crypto salary

You can now get paid in bitcoin. That doesn’t mean you should.

Why do we remember what we remember?

The mundane photographs that are helping scientists probe the mysteries of memory.

The quest to avert an asteroid apocalypse is going surprisingly well

NASA is studying how to dodge giant space rocks.

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The very real psychiatric term has become so omnipresent in pop culture that some experts worry it’s losing its meaning.

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Can giving parents cash help with babies’ brain development?

The Supreme Court will hear two cases that are likely to end affirmative action

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The school shooting generation grows up

An early wave of survivors came of age in a wholly unprepared world. Now they’re in their 30s and 40s, grappling with the present.

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What happens to voting rights now?

The plan to make it easier to vote has been fili-busted.

US policy is fueling Afghanistan’s humanitarian crisis

What Congress’s new election reform idea leaves out

Can Russia back down in Ukraine?

The hidden lesson in the new free Covid-19 tests

Thich Nhat Hanh’s final mindfulness lesson: How to die peacefully

Stop canceling normal people who go viral

What the Doomsday Clock is really counting down to

Democrats may have to sacrifice something big for the climate

Big Food is ready to sell you more plant-based meat

Cheer shows how fame changes everything

What’s the point of digital clothes?

One Good Thing: Nothing in Criminal Minds makes sense and it’s perfect

This map may make you feel better about the state of the planet

How to spot the signs of long Covid — and what to do next

The M&Ms are different now

The frustrating Covid-19 test reimbursement process is a microcosm of US health care

The parents of the youngest children are not okay

Why Covid-19 is always one step ahead of the US response

The voting rights push in Congress is over. The fight for democracy isn’t.

Texas went big on oil. Earthquakes followed.