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The housing crisis is the top concern for urban residents

A new poll shows people are fed up with housing costs. And they want to build more housing.

Wildfires in Australia caused an explosion of sea life thousands of miles away

Smoke rising from forest fires contains nutrients that can cause algae populations to explode.

The best $34.32 I ever spent: My white cane

As a blind person, it was a conscious investment in my own independence.

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Havana syndrome

The US military is redoubling its efforts to figure out what’s behind reports of mysterious sonic attacks. So is Vox’s Unexplainable podcast.

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The dubious rise of ivermectin as a Covid-19 treatment, explained

Newsom won. California’s recall system could use reform.

Nicki Minaj isn’t anti-vax, exactly. That’s why her vaccine resistance is so concerning.

The Supreme Court is drunk on its own power

The fight to resettle Afghans in the US has just begun

Take a mental break with the newest Vox crossword

One Good Thing: I didn’t watch any sports. Then I watched Netflix’s Drive to Survive.

The D’Amelio kids are not all right

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What the Taliban’s new government reveals about how they will rule

Walgreens’ sloppy Covid-19 testing registration exposed patient data

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What’s killing Minnesota’s moose?

The hype around exercise dresses, explained

Democrats’ immigration hopes rest on a decision by the Senate parliamentarian

How to end the American obsession with driving

CDC study: Unvaccinated people are 11 times more likely to die of Covid-19

Are Biden’s new vaccine requirements legal?

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Epic’s win over Apple is actually an Apple victory

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Ezra, Matt, and Sarah Try (Again) to Podcast

For Matt’s last episode of The Weeds, Ezra Klein and Sarah Kliff return for a discussion about how subsidies lead to rising health care costs

In defense of the “gentrification building”

Republicans are priming their voters to believe the California recall was stolen

Silicon Valley wants you to know Theranos isn’t Silicon Valley

Grass is good. Lawns are terrible.

John Mulaney was performing a role all along

How bad will climate change get?

Ted Lasso’s deep, dark secret

America is still stuck in the world 9/11 built

Biden’s SEC is ready to regulate cryptocurrency

The US was a world leader in vaccination. What went wrong?

The empty dream that LuLaRoe sold

The affordable housing shortage is hurting Afghan refugees

How 9/11 convinced Americans to buy, buy, buy

“Neoliberalism has really ruptured”: Adam Tooze on the legacy of 2020

Brazil escaped a January 6-style insurrection — for now 

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How video game rocks get made

What we’ve learned about Britney Spears’s conservatorship case changes everything

Searching for sustainability in the face of environmental racism

Medicare’s benefits are full of holes — and patients keep falling through