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Succession ends exactly how it needed to

Everything you need to know about that stunner of a finale.

In defense of flies. Yes, really.

From "fluffy flying narwhals" to maggots that snorkel in trash, welcome to the wonderfully bizarre world of flies.

Biden and McCarthy’s budget deal to lift the debt ceiling, explained

The drama isn’t over yet. To end the threat of the default, the bill needs to make it through Congress.

One of the world’s most controversial philosophers explains himself

The moral philosopher Peter Singer on animal welfare, the ethics of euthanasia, and more.

Uganda’s extreme anti-LGBTQ legislation, explained

A version of Uganda’s "kill the gays" bill will likely become law, after years of campaigning.

Reality, starring Sydney Sweeney, is unsettling, vital viewing

The HBO film adapts the FBI transcript from Reality Winner’s interrogation into a stunning thriller.

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The FDA approved a game-changing drug to treat hot flashes, a symptom of menopause. Health writer Jancee Dunn talks about why a transition that happens to half the world’s population still feels like a mystery.

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The Republican revolt over the debt limit deal, explained


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How anti-LGBTQ sentiment is affecting Pride

Texas State House votes to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton

A guide to meditation for people who think they can’t meditate

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17 Cannes movies worth watching for

Why don’t more voters care about the debt ceiling?

The US’s multiple Indo-Pacific strategies, explained

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Cannes and the banality of evil

UN numbers say meat is bad for the climate. The reality is worse.

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Henry Kissinger is 100, but his legacy is still shaping how US foreign policy works

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A debt ceiling breach would be bad bad bad bad bad

Is the US really about to be unable to pay its bills?

A 10-year-old Ohio rape victim got an abortion. Now her doctor is being punished.


The two men who derailed Sudan’s revolution

Clarence Thomas’s newest opinion would literally bring back child labor

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The fate of affirmative action

What you need to know about the upcoming SCOTUS ruling on affirmative action

The year’s scariest horror film is The Zone of Interest

The next frontier for Ozempic: Health insurance

Is weed safe in pregnancy?

Mark Zuckerberg says the hardest part of Meta’s “year of efficiency” is over

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Two of January 6’s most famous faces are getting serious sentences

The high-stakes debate over how the US defines “antisemitism”

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Target giving in to conservative pressure on Pride is not a great sign

Is the debt ceiling stalemate just posturing — or is this time truly different?

The biggest problem with Ron DeSantis’s announcement wasn’t Twitter

What Disney changed (and didn’t) in The Little Mermaid remake

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny reminds you how much Hollywood has changed 

A guide to Ron DeSantis’s most extreme policies in Florida

Ron DeSantis’s very online and very disastrous 2024 campaign announcement

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Ron DeSantis is running for president. Is he Trump 2.0 — or the Never Trump savior?

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