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Democrats may have to sacrifice something big for the climate

Which proposals will have to give to bring Joe Manchin back to the table?

Cheer season 2 shows how fame changes everything

Cheer’s second season is a good story about cheerleading and a better story about the price of fame.

Stop canceling normal people who go viral

It’s making the world a shittier place. West Elm Caleb is only the most recent example.

The M&Ms are different now

Nobody asked for candy with anxiety. And why can’t the green M&M be sexy?

Thich Nhat Hanh’s final mindfulness lesson: How to die peacefully

"Letting go is also the practice of letting in, letting your teacher be alive in you," says a senior disciple of the celebrity Buddhist monk and author.

What the Doomsday Clock is really counting down to

The number of human-made existential risks has ballooned, but the most pressing one is the original: nuclear war.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is facing political ruin because his aides partied while the UK locked down.

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The voting rights push in Congress is over. The fight for democracy isn’t.

Texas went big on oil. Earthquakes followed.

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Are corporations winning at inflation?

If they are profiting from inflation, can we do anything about it?

What you need to know about Biden’s free rapid test program

Could a universal Covid-19 vaccine defeat every variant?

Microsoft is buying one of the biggest names in games — if Washington lets it

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The Christian right brings a Supreme Court case it actually deserves to win

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