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11 questions about the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak, answered

Is it safe to travel? Is this going to become a pandemic? How will the outbreak end?

Christopher Caldwell’s big idea: The civil rights revolution was a mistake

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Trump’s latest pardons show how quickly he’s normalizing corruption

They’re aimed at the very sorts of obstruction of justice and financial crimes he’s been implicated in.

The Assimilationist, or: On the unexpected cost of passing as a trans woman

The trouble with finding my true self in the beauty aisles.

Everywhere basic income has been tried, in one map

Which countries have experimented with basic income — and what were the results?

Mike Bloomberg has a plan to clean up electricity and it doesn’t need Congress

Bloomberg would supercharge the EPA to get rid of coal and block new natural gas.

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The floating petri dish

One coronavirus. Two cruise ships. Lots of mistakes.

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Some Oracle employees plan to walk off the job to protest Larry Ellison’s Trump fundraiser

What to expect at the Nevada Democratic debate

The 4 crucial questions Jeff Bezos needs to answer about his $10 billion climate pledge

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We asked 2020 Democratic candidates 6 key questions on climate change

Here’s what they said.

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Where the US already has a border wall with Mexico

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How the British royal family makes its money

The best argument for each of the 2020 Democratic frontrunners

Portrait of a Lady on Fire director Céline Sciamma on her ravishing romantic masterpiece

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Donating $10 billion isn’t the best way for Jeff Bezos to fight climate change

Meet the moderators of the Nevada Democratic debate

How a basic iPhone feature scared a senator into proposing a facial recognition moratorium

Welcome to The Highlight’s Gender Issue

The pungent legacy of Axe Body Spray

Opening a Pandora’s box of truths about rape kits

Gender-neutral baby clothes: a quietly radical movement

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Vox’s guide to the 2020 presidential candidates

Everything you need to know about the crowded 2020 race.

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Why Congress and the Pentagon are tussling over US troops in West Africa

Ring is finally requiring a basic security feature to help prevent hacks

How Democrats can negate the GOP’s “asshole advantage,” according to Dan Pfeiffer

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Pornhub’s content moderation problem

A company called GirlsDoPorn uploaded videos to Pornhub and other sites without the consent of the women in them. VICE’s Samantha Cole explains why these videos are still all over the internet.

1 in 4 rural hospitals is vulnerable to closure, a new report finds

Walmart paid Wall Street investors $12 billion last year to keep them happy. Amazon paid $0.

The Rod Blagojevich scandal and Trump’s commutation of his sentence, explained

Ta-Nehisi Coates on why political power isn’t enough for the right

Trump’s call for Roger Stone to receive a new trial, briefly explained

Why algorithms can be racist and sexist

Poll: Mike Bloomberg is now in second place in the Democratic primary

Why the world’s third-largest economy is still betting on coal

These 2 questions will determine if the coronavirus becomes a deadly pandemic

How Democrats can talk about race and win

Why liberals are bad at politics

The best $500 I ever spent: My autism diagnosis

6 myths about the history of Black people in America

Mike Bloomberg and his billions are what Democrats need to beat Trump

America’s monopoly problem, explained by your internet bill

The coronavirus cruise ship quarantine is a scary public health experiment

Jeff Bezos just made one of the largest charitable gifts ever

The radical moral implications of luck in human life

The unfair pressure for Birds of Prey to be a great feminist superhero movie

I reported through a mass shooting at my own newspaper. Now I’m taking a buyout.