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Sen. Tim Scott on race, police reform, and why ending qualified immunity is a nonstarter for the GOP

"I’m a believer in divine intervention. ... I was made Black on purpose and as a person of conservative construct."

Walmart’s Amazon Prime competitor will launch in July

Walmart+ will cost $98 a year and include same-day delivery of groceries, fuel discounts, and other perks.

The scariest thing about global warming (and Covid-19)

"Shifting baselines syndrome" means we could quickly get used to climate chaos.

Covid-19 cases are rising, but deaths are falling. What’s going on?

By the time coronavirus deaths start rising again, it’s already too late.

Canada’s “national shame”: Covid-19 in nursing homes

Nursing homes account for 81 percent of Covid-19 deaths in the country. How did this happen?

The best $14 I ever spent: A plastic kiddie pool

The pool was a place where I could think, but most importantly, it became a place where I didn’t have to think at all.

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How The Baby-Sitters Club raised a generation

The Senate goes home for July Fourth recess as states wait on coronavirus stimulus

The radicalism of the American Revolution — and its lessons for today

The QAnon supporters winning congressional primaries, explained

Russia has paved the way for Putin to be president for life

Hong Kong’s future under China’s new security law, explained

One of the Democratic Party’s biggest donors is exploring a new anti-Trump boycott

What Ghislaine Maxwell’s arrest could mean for the Epstein case

How superspreading is fueling the pandemic — and how we can stop it

The Trump administration is targeting homeless trans people in the middle of a pandemic

A likely culprit in Covid-19 surges: People hell-bent on ignoring social distancing orders

Breonna Taylor was killed by police in March. The officers involved have not been arrested.

On Buddhism and Blackness

We got comfortable with Hamilton. The new film reminds us how risky it is.

How to go out and not spread coronavirus this summer

Trump’s surprising resilience with Hispanic voters, explained

Midsommar has a deeply trans narrative hiding in plain sight

The violent end of the Capitol Hill Organized Protest, explained

How Black Lives Matter fits into the long history of American radicalism

5 first-time protesters on why they showed up for Black lives now