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Just 3 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

Most states still need to reduce coronavirus cases and build up their testing capacity.

Trump is threatening to close down social media companies. Can he actually do that?

Even if Trump’s executive order tries to shut down social media companies, it would face an immediate court battle.

At last, a climate policy platform that can unite the left

The factions of the Democratic coalition have come into alignment on climate change.

Pompeo told Congress Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China. Here’s what that means.

The secretary of state made the declaration as China prepares to pass a controversial national security law.

What is the point of dating now?

11 single people on looking for love in quarantine.

The fatal arrest of George Floyd, a black man kneed in the neck by police, explained

His cries of "I can’t breathe" are eerily reminiscent of Eric Garner’s.

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"First Hong Kong, then the world"

While most of the world was distracted by the pandemic, China unveiled a law to strip Hong Kong of its autonomy, setting off a new wave of protests in the city.

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5 ways to prevent another 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the US (and beyond)

Imagine Hurricane Katrina during a pandemic. The US needs to prepare for that — now.

Twitter now lets you disable replies. It could be its best change yet.

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Will summer camp be open this year? 4 directors weigh in.

Kelly Loeffler and 2 other senators are no longer being investigated for insider trading

The fight over reopening churches reaches the Supreme Court

Why even a super-accurate Covid-19 test can fail

Big Tech thought the pandemic wouldn’t be political. Think again.

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Germany, Vietnam, and New Zealand have reopened schools. Here’s what the US can learn.

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Why more Republican women are running for the House than ever before

The pandemic could change air travel forever

Twitter has finally started fact-checking Trump

Trump dismisses his own government’s guidance about masks as “politically correct”

The killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black jogger in Georgia, explained

The baseless Joe Scarborough conspiracy theory that Trump keeps pushing, explained

“Human capital stock”: White House adviser Kevin Hassett uses dehumanizing term for US workers

Trump’s latest travel ban targets Brazil

Amy Cooper’s 911 call is part of an all-too-familiar pattern

The NBA might be returning this summer — in Disney World

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How South America became a coronavirus epicenter

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The stark loneliness of digital togetherness

Zoom, FaceTime, and other video calls have become the sole way for some friends and family to connect during quarantine. But does it really bring us closer, or only highlight the distance?

Robert Frank’s radical idea

Packing 20,000 people into an arena for the RNC is a bad idea. Trump wants it to happen anyway.

“I’m a bit of an overwriter”: How Carly Rae Jepsen whittled 200 songs down to 12

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