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Hunter Biden’s new indictment, explained

What prosecutors are alleging — and what it means for the larger political battle over the president’s son.

Why so many members of Congress are calling it quits

Former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy joins a growing number of lawmakers who are eyeing the exits.

The Boy and the Heron treats growing up with the seriousness it deserves

There’s an elegiac sense of magic to Studio Ghibli’s latest film.

Poor Things stars Emma Stone as a horny Frankenstein’s monster coming of age

Stone reunites with The Favourite director Yorgos Lanthimos for a lovable movie from one of our prickliest filmmakers.

It’s just a tip

You can say no to the tipping tablet. That doesn’t mean you should.

George Santos treated politics like reality TV. And he won.

The expelled rep used his time in Congress like a Real Housewife, and now he’s found his true calling making bank on Cameo.

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Are movies too long now?

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Russia’s absurd claim that the LGBTQ community is extremist, explained

An oil executive is leading the UN climate summit. It’s going as well as you’d expect.

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Two new Supreme Court cases ask if there is a right to medically necessary abortion

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How millennials learned to dread motherhood

To our generation, being a mom looks thankless, exhausting, and lonely. Can we change the story?

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Israel moves into southern Gaza after a week-long truce — and its goals are murkier than ever

Israeli settler violence against Palestinians in the West Bank, briefly explained

The first results from the world’s biggest basic income experiment

George Santos’s messy expulsion vote, briefly explained

Netflix’s Squid Game reality show is kinda great. Oh no.

How Israel fractured the left and united the right

Can the party of Trump really become a multiracial coalition?

Scaling slaughter-free meat is hard. Here’s one way to make it easier.

Why psychedelics produce some of the most meaningful experiences in people’s lives

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What Henry Kissinger wrought

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