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Got the vaccine? Experts say you can relax about your Covid-19 risk now. Really.

I asked health experts about their post-vaccination lives. Most no longer worry about their own risk of Covid-19.

How Biden could expand paid family leave to more Americans

The government’s definition of the family could be expanded in Biden’s American Families Plan. That’s really important.

Buy now, pay later changed retail. Health care and rent are next.

Thanks to Afterpay and Klarna, it’s easier than ever to buy in installments. Now, the model is coming for necessities.

The Supreme Court is facing a showdown over abortion

The Court has been surprisingly hesitant to weigh in on abortion. But a pending case is likely to force its hand.

The real story behind TikTok

Bloomberg business reporter Shelly Banjo explains how a goofy Chinese app took over the world.

A new report complicates simplistic narratives about race and the 2020 election

The report from the firm Catalist looks at what changed since 2016, but also at the parties’ coalitions overall.

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Liz Cheney and the Big Lie

A push to remove Cheney from her House leadership position shows how Trump, marooned at Mar-a-Lago without Twitter, continues to hold sway in the GOP.

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Gas prices rise slightly after ransomware attack on oil pipeline

Virginia Republicans’ messy, Trumpy race to pick a nominee for governor

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The coronavirus is a thorn in Biden’s democracy agenda

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Biden finally raised the refugee cap. Now comes the hard part.

The delay-ridden agony of shopping at West Elm

The Supreme Court made the GOP’s new voting restrictions possible

Why Democrats’ ambitions for health care are shrinking rapidly

The falling Chinese space rocket is a policy failure

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Don’t freak out about the jobs report yet

Novelist Akwaeke Emezi talks writing a nonbinary novel

A leaked Walmart memo highlights the daunting challenges facing the world’s largest retailer

A Canadian study gave $7,500 to homeless people. Here’s how they spent it.

How the world missed more than half of all Covid-19 deaths

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Homelessness and the rising tide

Vox's Jerusalem Demsas joins Matt and Dara to talk about why even progressives have failed to appropriately confront the problem of homelessness

The Biden administration has a game-changing approach to nature conservation

Biden agreed to waive vaccine patents. But will that help get doses out faster?

The outsize importance of SNL, explained by the Elon Musk hosting controversy

The Big Lie is the GOP’s one and only truth

One Good Thing: A Zoom experience that will still be fun post-pandemic

The great American chicken wing shortage is upon us

There’s a better way to protect yourself from hackers and identity thieves

Rachel Cusk’s lovely, vicious Second Place seethes with the desires of a woman on the verge

Apple has an antitrust problem. Here’s one way to solve it.

Right-wing coffee companies want to make coffee great again

The census shows the US needs to increase immigration — by a lot

Here’s just how much people have stopped talking about Trump on Facebook and Twitter

National Geographic faced up to its racist past. Did it actually get better?

Inside the reckoning at an American media institution.

Will Covid-19 vaccines protect you against variants? 9 questions about variants, answered.

Was Liz Cheney too honest?

Anti-vaxxers aren’t the cause of America’s dropping vaccine rates

“Talk to your doctor” might be key to easing concerns about the vaccine

The First Amendment has a Facebook problem

Trump is Facebook’s problem, again

The second wave of “cancel culture”