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Quantum computers could change the world — provided they can work

Qubits, decoherence, and superposition: a guide to the weird and revolutionary world of quantum computers.

The blood-hungry parasite that threatens big fish and business in the Great Lakes

More than a century after they arrived, invasive sea lampreys still threaten the Great Lakes’ $7 billion fishing economy.

An oil industry consultant explains why she’s had enough

She says Shell "blatantly doesn’t care" about climate change.

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Finland and Sweden have entered the chat

Their admission to NATO would further isolate Russia, leaving it the only Arctic country outside the alliance.

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Title 42, the controversial Trump-era border policy, explained

How much longer can Google own the internet?

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Oklahoma isn’t waiting for the Supreme Court to ban all abortions

Doug Mastriano really believes Trump’s lies about 2020. He also might be Pennsylvania’s next governor.

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The scourge of the “time tax”

The miserable sludge of applying for government aid.

A wild new court decision would blow up much of the government’s ability to operate

“A lot of unnecessary loss of life”: The White House’s dire warning on Covid-19 funding

The US just deepened its commitment to Ukraine by $40 billion

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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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Kendrick Lamar’s Auntie Diaries is a clumsy attempt at trans acceptance

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

2 winners and 2 losers from the Pennsylvania and North Carolina primaries

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

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What Mariupol’s fall means for Russia — and Ukraine