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A new Supreme Court case could trigger a second Great Depression

The Supreme Court will decide if Alabama can openly defy its decisions

Sound of Freedom wants to raise awareness about child trafficking. Here’s what it’s really doing.

The Supreme Court’s new term will be dominated by dangerous and incoherent lawsuits

The true story of the fake unboxed aliens is wilder than actual aliens

Why are so many useless cold medicines littering pharmacy shelves?

We know where the next big earthquakes will happen — but not when

America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

The human feet that routinely wash ashore in the Pacific Northwest, explained

The 4 criminal investigations into Donald Trump, explained

The Supreme Court just handed gun groups a rare defeat

The Long Island serial killer case may finally be solved — but many questions remain

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Lessons from a Barbenheimer summer

A Democratic governor in Mississippi? Here’s how it could happen.

The Chosen, the Christian megahit about Jesus, explained

How strong are the newest criminal charges against Donald Trump?

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The AI rules that US policymakers are considering, explained

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How Alabama could get away with defying the Supreme Court

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The invisible consequences of heat on the body and mind

How the Supreme Court put itself in charge of the executive branch

Hollywood’s writers are on strike. Here’s why that matters.

Climate change is already making parts of America uninsurable

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The Manson Family murders, and their complicated legacy, explained

The Manson Family murders weren’t a countercultural revolt. They were about power, entitlement, and Hollywood.

The next wave of abortion rights ballot measures looks different from the last

A monumental LGBTQ rights case is barreling toward the Supreme Court

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The unusual factors behind the extraordinary heat across the southern US

Hollywood is staring down the barrel of a double strike

The Supreme Court’s lawless, completely partisan student loans decision, explained

The other big decision just handed down by the Supreme Court, explained

The SCOTUS decision on affirmative action in colleges, explained

The monstrous arrogance of the Supreme Court’s affirmative action decision

Why streaming services are dumping shows left and right

The Supreme Court decides not to destroy democracy in the United States

The nuclear industry’s big bet on going small

The case for optimism about LGBTQ rights in the United States

9 questions about abortion in America, answered

The Supreme Court may be running out of patience for Trump’s worst judges

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