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Maxwell Frost on why he isn’t worried about being the first Gen Z member in Congress

The representative-elect for Florida’s 10th Congressional District is used to being the youngest person in the room.

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The wave of protests testing China’s zero-Covid policy, explained

In cities across China, people are protesting Xi Jinping’s Covid policy — and even demanding his resignation.

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Democrats are eyeing votes on same-sex marriage protections and electoral reforms.

What’s going on with Kanye West, from antisemitism to the Mar-a-Lago dinner

Ye has always courted controversy. This time feels different.

The 2024 Senate map is terrifying for Democrats. That’s one reason Georgia’s runoff matters.

Democrats will have the majority next year. After that, things get much tougher.

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In a UN-brokered agreement, more than 190 countries agreed to pay for “loss and damage” caused by climate change. But determining who owes what — and for what and to whom — will be a real challenge.

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