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Kate Manne on why female candidates get ruled “unelectable” so quickly

"Electability isn’t a static social fact; it’s a social fact we’re constructing."

Amazon created the expectation of 2-day shipping. Now it needs to scale back.

Free two-day shipping attracts customers. It also costs Amazon a lot of money.

3 winners and 3 losers from CNN’s marathon Democratic presidential town hall

A great night for the progressive movement — and Harvard.

Quebec figured out a simple way to get people to donate more to charity

Offering tax breaks sooner makes people give more, according to a new study.

Beyoncé’s Lemonade is now available to stream on all major services

Including Spotify and Apple Music.

The Supreme Court case over adding a citizenship question to the census, explained

The Court is hearing oral arguments Tuesday on whether the Trump administration broke the law by deciding to ask about citizenship on the mandatory 2020 census.

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Sri Lanka's Easter attacks

Almost 300 people were killed in a string of bombings on Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. Roel Raymond reports from Colombo and Amarnath Amarasingam explains how this attack was both familiar and unprecedented.

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Elizabeth Warren says impeachment is more than just a “political inconvenience”

Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

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Elizabeth Warren’s really simple case for breaking up big tech

Sri Lanka suffered from decades of violence before the Easter Sunday bombings

Trump’s Fed pick wrote that women should be banned from March Madness

Can Facebook be trusted to combat misinformation? Sri Lanka’s shutdown suggests no.

Viral video shows Florida officers pepper-spray, punch, and violently restrain black teen

The largest private sector strike in years is over. Supermarket workers won.

How tech founders are trying to disrupt — and replicate — the Giving Pledge

Sri Lanka’s Easter Sunday bombings, in 22 pictures

The Lyrid meteor shower peaks Monday night. Here’s how to watch.

To solve climate change and biodiversity loss, we need a Global Deal for Nature

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The new Broadway musical Hadestown has all the makings of a cult hit

No one knows what Joe Biden thinks about health care

Sansa Stark’s leather armor shows why you shouldn’t underestimate her

It’s official: Herman Cain is not going to be on the Fed

Young voters want more action on climate change — even if it hurts the economy

Fox News has united the right against the Green New Deal. The left remains divided.

What people don’t get about why planes crash

Restaurants are too freaking loud. This app helps you shame them.

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Kanye West hosted a Coachella Easter service featuring $225 sweatshirts

Spoiler paranoia is ruining pop culture

86 percent of teachers say kids should learn about climate change. Only 42 percent teach it.

Watch: Netflix’s Knock Down the House trailer is here to make politics feel a little more hopeful

The McConaissance is back on-aissance

It’s worth pausing and noting that the president is now tweeting about impeachment

Trump sues House Democrats to stop them from getting his financial records

The Supreme Court just took up a set of very big cases on LGBTQ rights

A beginner’s guide to Avengers: Endgame, the biggest Marvel movie, ever

The biggest questions about the 2020 Democratic primary, answered

Sri Lanka Easter Sunday attacks: what we know

David Attenborough, the voice of Our Planet: “Things are going to get worse”

Elizabeth Warren has the biggest free college plan yet

This book ranks the top 100 solutions to climate change. The results are surprising.

10 ways to accelerate progress against climate change

7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

Leftist memes are everywhere on Instagram. Now their creators are unionizing.

Where can a teen get a poster in 2019?