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Protests for Black lives are still happening

Though media reports of the protests have dwindled, organized demonstrations for racial justice are still underway.

Syria’s Idlib was already a humanitarian nightmare. Now the coronavirus has arrived.

The outbreak threatens to exacerbate the ever-present humanitarian disaster in northwest Syria.

America’s child care problem is an economic problem

"Families are not okay," one expert says. It’s making the economic crisis way worse.

The growing scientific evidence for masks to fight Covid-19, explained

It’s true the evidence for masks was weak before. That’s changed.

In the deliciously creepy new novel Mexican Gothic, the true evil is colonialism

A cosmopolitan Mexico City socialite navigates the provincial horrors of an English manor in Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s new novel.

Boycotts show us what matters to Americans

Brand boycotts in the Trump era have been largely political, but with the pandemic comes a shift toward workers’ rights.

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What happened to California?

California once looked like an example of how to handle the pandemic. Now it’s a warning for other states looking to reopen.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

The entire world’s carbon emissions will finally be trackable in real time

Extraordinary Twitter hack compromises some of the world’s most prominent accounts

Israel’s second coronavirus wave is threatening Netanyahu’s hold on power

The White House claimed Trump is pro-LGBTQ. His policies show he isn’t.

Why Facebook is “the front line in fighting hate today”

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The key lesson from school openings abroad: Contain the virus

Covid-19 vaccine trials are showing promising results. A lot can still go wrong.

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The Trump administration backed down on its attempt to kick out foreign students

What would Rumi do in a pandemic?

The soothing beauty of Shipwreck YouTube

Congress is running out of time to extend expanded unemployment insurance

Students are using Instagram to reveal racism on campus

Air Force veteran MJ Hegar wins the Texas Democratic Senate primary

Tommy Tuberville wins the Alabama GOP Senate primary, defeating Jeff Sessions

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

The other infectious diseases spreading in the shadow of the pandemic

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What happens if Covid-19 symptoms don’t go away? Doctors are trying to figure it out.

Joe Biden has a chance to make history on climate change

Why scientists are so worried about this glacier

The Democratic Party’s most hated startup can’t change what happened in Iowa. But it can change its name.

With one twist, RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars became a lot like Survivor

Many technologies needed to solve the climate crisis are nowhere near ready

How Netflix made Breaking Bad a hit — and why that won’t happen again

This week in TikTok: Every influencer wants a reality show

How the pandemic scrambled Democrats’ campaign to retake statehouses

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Trump reduced fines for nursing homes that put residents at risk. Then Covid-19 happened.

The Obama administration cracked down on nursing homes with infection control problems. Trump reversed course.

Democrats have a plan to automatically expand health coverage in a pandemic

How California went from a coronavirus success story to a worrying new hot spot

Google’s former CEO hosts an exclusive retreat in Yellowstone each July. You won’t hear much about it.

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

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The debate over “airborne” coronavirus spread, explained

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Some brand names have long perpetuated racism. Black Lives Matter is changing that.

From the Washington Redskins to Aunt Jemima, a racist history is primed to be toppled.

Israel’s West Bank annexation plan and why it’s stalled, explained by an expert

The federal agency that’s supposed to protect workers is toothless on Covid-19