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Toxic masculinity is under attack. That’s fine.

New guidelines for therapists who treat men, the Gillette ad, and backlash.

The Ebola outbreak in Eastern Congo is moving toward a major city. That’s not good.

With at least 680 cases, it’s already the second-largest Ebola outbreak in history.

Trump’s transgender military service ban just got a big win from the Supreme Court

The Trump administration may soon be able to enforce its ban, thanks to the Supreme Court.

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The shutdown’s effect on the US economy, explained

Roe v. Wade is at risk, but abortion rights groups see surprising opportunities for gains

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Brandon Truaxe, the controversial founder of the skin care company Deciem, has died

Kamala Harris has been criticized for her criminal justice record. She’s just begun to offer a response.

The sanctification — and sanitization — of Martin Luther King Jr.

Study: Cory Booker’s baby bonds nearly close the racial wealth gap for young adults

Kamala Harris announces her historic 2020 presidential campaign

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Immigration hardliners outraged over Trump’s proposed shutdown deal

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White students in MAGA gear taunt Native American elders

Exploratory committees, the weird opening act of the 2020 campaign, explained

Star Trek: Discovery and the problem of charting a new future for a franchise with so much past

SNL tests Trump’s negotiating prowess in ‘Deal or No Deal’: Government Shutdown Edition

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9 key questions about the longest government shutdown in history, answered

Here’s Trump’s latest offer to end the shutdown — and why Democrats aren’t interested

Why Trump and Pelosi are caught in a bitter, petty game of one-upmanship

What’s open — and closed — during a partial government shutdown

Trump reportedly has a new proposal to end the shutdown

By the numbers: how 2 years of Trump’s policies have affected immigrants

Trump is looking for a new way to cut Medicaid — without Congress

Doctors are frightened by climate change. Their industry is a big part of the problem.