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

With the world focused on Gaza, Israeli settlers and soldiers are increasing attacks on Palestinians in the West Bank.

George Santos’s messy expulsion vote, briefly explained

The scandal-plagued Congress member has finally reached the end of the line.

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

Money always helps, but for the very poor, one lump sum can last a long time.

It’s okay to suck when you try something new

You don’t need to be good at a hobby to enjoy it.

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

Everything seems profound on psychedelics. Scientists are starting to ask why.

Can the party of Trump really become a multiracial coalition?

A prominent Republican strategist is trying to convince the world that voters of color are shifting to the GOP. Is he overselling it?

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The Golden Bachelor was actually good

72-year-old Gerry Turner has handed out his final rose on ABC’s The Golden Bachelor. In a season full of gendered tropes about love and marriage (like most of the Bachelor franchise), it also brought the audience a new and earnest appreciation for love after 60.

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The Israel-Hamas war is shifting quickly. Find the latest coverage from Vox here.

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How Israel fractured the left and united the right

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There are now more land mines in Ukraine than almost anywhere else on the planet

There’s less meat at this year’s climate talks. But there’s plenty of bull.

What to know about the new FAFSA

The Supreme Court seeks a middle path between following the law and blowing up the government

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Why cheating is allowed on game shows

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The Devil wears fast fashion

Can we make the garment industry better?
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Chinese leader Xi Jinping is pictured raising a fist in a party salute, with images of his family and the word’s “Xi’s rise” in graphics behind him.

The rise of Xi Jinping, explained

The new Trump judge revolt against the Voting Rights Act, explained

I give 10 percent of my income to charity. You should, too.

The Israel-Hamas prisoner deal was extended. What comes next?

What we know about the shooting of 3 Palestinian American college students

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The Supreme Court case seeking to shut down wealth taxes before they even exist

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