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How US conservatives fell for two of Latin America’s most controversial leaders

Javier Milei, Nayib Bukele, and Donald Trump are all working out of the same populist playbook.

What kids lose without snow days

Virtual learning means missing out on a different kind of education.

Biden is weak — and unstoppable

It will be hard to convince the president that he isn’t the best of his party’s bad options.

Shane Gillis’s SNL hosting gig is an unearned rehabilitation

It proves how effortlessly the comedy industry forgives racism.

Netanyahu’s postwar “plan” for Gaza is no plan at all

Netanyahu’s plan is wildly disconnected from US priorities — and reality.

America’s first moon landing in 50 years, explained

The groundbreaking development speaks to the growing role of private companies in space.

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The Ozempic economy

The weight loss drug is so profitable that its parent company, Danish health care giant Novo Nordisk, is propping up Denmark’s entire economy. It’s poised to transform America’s too.

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The US is ready to call for a ceasefire in Gaza. Does it matter?

The Alabama Supreme Court opinion holding that embryos are children, explained

Where does the fight for a free Russia go now?

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Living in an abortion ban state is bad for mental health

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Jon Stewart is as funny as ever. But the world has changed around him.

The Supreme Court will decide whether to let civilians own automatic weapons

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I was laid off from a high-paying job. Is it ethical to apply for government aid?

How NIMBYs are helping to turn the public against immigrants

Why we fear uncertainty — and why we shouldn’t

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s death, explained

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The looming ground assault on the last “safe” zone in Gaza

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