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The UN condemned Myanmar’s coup. Will that matter?

"We cannot live in a world where military coups become a norm," the UN secretary-general said.

This progressive police reform bill is pretty popular 

A new Vox poll shows a majority of Americans are open to the Breathe Act’s ambitious reforms.

We admire these do-gooders. We just don’t want to date them.

A neuroscientist’s studies show that altruism isn’t always attractive.

The Supreme Court’s unanimous decision on paying NCAA student-athletes, explained

It’s a narrow win for the athletes, but it could foreshadow a much bigger victory.

The soothing, slightly sinister world of productivity hacks

There’s a crop of influencers romanticizing the workday. Is that a good thing?

America’s largest evangelical denomination is at war with itself

Why the Southern Baptist Convention is in turmoil — and why you should care.

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A $55,000 drug that doesn’t cure Alzheimer’s

After 20 years of waiting, there’s a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s. For some patients, it’s a glimmer of hope. For some scientists, it’s one of the FDA’s worst drug approval decisions ever.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

Take a mental break with the newest Vox crossword

Everyone’s thirsty for friends

Salon workers are holding on to their masks, and not just because of Covid-19

One Good Thing: These dark detective novels are really about ethics and hope

Abortion rights, Joe Biden, and communion: The controversy, explained

People keep finding late loved ones on Google Maps

Iran has a new president. He could end up being much more than that.

Lockdown was not a sabbatical

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The biggest problem with eating insects isn’t the “ew” factor

Without Rose Byrne, the ’80s aerobics drama Physical would be unwatchable

In the Heights exemplified the ugly colorism I’ve experienced in Latinx communities

Luca is a Pixar fable about sea monsters, friendship, and pasta

UFOs are real. That’s the easy part. Now here’s the hard part.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s cancel culture screed is a dangerous distraction

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What tennis pros look at when they choose a ball

US investment alone won’t solve Central America’s migrant crisis

Big Tech has a battle ahead over antitrust regulation — and it’s going to get messy

Juneteenth, explained

Naomi Osaka and tennis journalism’s ugly history of demeaning its players

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What's the deal with that new Alzheimer's drug?

Vox's Dylan Scott joins Matt and Dara to explain — as well as pronounce — the controversial and recently-FDA-approved drug for treating Alzheimer's disease

Salamanders have a secret to surviving climate change

An epic Supreme Court showdown over religion and LGBTQ rights ends in a whimper

Ibram X. Kendi on anti-racism, Juneteenth, and the reckoning that wasn’t

What Obamacare achieved — and didn’t

The Supreme Court shut down an attack on Obamacare in the most dismissive way possible

The Handmaid’s Tale invites its viewers to Joe Biden’s Gilead

Joe Manchin’s sweeping new voting rights proposal, explained

How Northern Ireland is complicating Biden’s European agenda

The public option is now a reality in 3 states

Biden administration to Congress: Build more apartments and houses!

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand wants to create a new agency to deal with data privacy

The problem with Facebook’s attempt to be more like Nextdoor

Biden’s big Putin bet

Biden says Putin “knows there are consequences” if cyberattacks continue

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Why so many Covid-19 variants are showing up now

The hidden politics of New York City’s new ranked-choice voting system

How free trials trick you into thinking you’ll get something for nothing

Poll: A majority of voters support the PRO Act and union protections

What’s with these invasive “crazy” worms and why can’t we get rid of them?

The World Health Organization broke its own rules to spend millions on BCG consultants