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Kamala Harris’s controversial record on criminal justice, explained

In her presidential campaign, Harris characterized herself as a reformer. Critics disagreed.

Live results for the August 11 primaries

Voters in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Georgia, Vermont, and Connecticut are heading to the polls.

The legal questions surrounding Trump’s new executive orders, answered

Trump’s actions appear largely legal. They just won’t accomplish very much.

Twitter is finally helping people shut out “reply guys”

You can now limit who is allowed to respond to your tweets, which Twitter says is helping reduce harassment.

Facebook bans blackface and certain anti-Semitic conspiracy theories

The company is expanding its hate speech policy to include "harmful stereotypes."

Why Democrats are holding out for more comprehensive stimulus

They don’t think Trump’s executive actions come close to covering what’s needed — and they have the leverage to push for more.

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The dictator vs. the homemaker

The longtime leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, is facing nationwide protests and accusations that he stole Sunday’s election. His opponent, a 37-year-old homemaker who entered the race in place of her imprisoned husband, has fled the country.

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The Supreme Court’s enigmatic “shadow docket,” explained

Wisconsin’s primaries are setup for the real battle in November

Can a college course in moral philosophy convince people to eat less meat?

How the beauty industry is surviving the pandemic

The TikTok drama shines a spotlight on the rare tech investor who backs Trump

A top Hong Kong pro-democracy figure was arrested. Beijing isn’t playing around.

Lebanon’s entire government has resigned after a weekend of violent protests


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The one sport that’s doing it right

Why we all should take a page out of roller derby’s reopening playbook.

“Arrest the cops who killed Breonna Taylor”: The power and the peril of a catchphrase

Want to fix policing? Start with a better 911 system.

"911 call takers are gatekeepers for the entire criminal justice system. We need to start treating them that way."

America is failing Black moms during the pandemic

Performative masculinity is making American men sick 

Ilhan Omar faces a well-funded primary challenge in her first reelection bid

Polls: Biden leads Trump in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin

Protesters across Thailand call for new elections following the arrest of pro-democracy activists

Democrats call Trump’s coronavirus relief orders “paltry” and “absurdly unconstitutional”

Trump just signed 4 executive orders providing coronavirus relief. It’s not clear if they’re all legal.

How an Iowa summer resort region became a Covid-19 hot spot

Thousands of protesters in Beirut call for “the fall of the regime” in the wake of the blast

Trump falsely claims coronavirus is “disappearing” and Russia isn’t meddling in the 2020 election

How coronavirus devastated Texas’s vulnerable borderlands

Tulsi Gabbard’s seat is up for grabs in Hawaii’s congressional primary

Bill Gates is spending $150 million to try to make a coronavirus vaccine as cheap as $3

Cori Bush’s victory signals the return of the protester-politician 

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What’s wrong with the mail

As November nears, the Postal Service is facing a crisis that could interfere with the election.

How Ellen DeGeneres’s facade of kindness crumbled 

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A rural New York county has adopted one of the most progressive trans prison policies in the US