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Is this a soft landing or the start of a recession?

The Supreme Court’s new abortion pill decision, explained

7 ways we’ve made the Earth better since the last Earth Day

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The wildly expensive, chaotic race for Dianne Feinstein’s California Senate seat, explained

Republicans finally have a debt ceiling plan. Will Democrats blink?

The Supreme Court needs two more days to decide what to do about mifepristone

Why Asia’s early heat wave is so alarming

The multibillion-dollar defamation lawsuits against Fox News, explained

Were the Impossible and Beyond burgers a fad, or is plant-based meat here to stay?

The Supreme Court takes up a messy, chaotic case about religion in the workplace

A fire killed 18,000 cows in Texas. It’s a horrifyingly normal disaster.

The Fifth Circuit’s chaotic new mifepristone decision, explained

The EPA’s new plan to cut car pollution has an SUV problem

The case against pet ownership

How to understand competing medication abortion rulings

A North Carolina Democrat left the party — and shifted the balance of power

What happens now after that Trump judge banned abortion pills?

The GOP’s coordinated national campaign against trans rights, explained

How a vacant Arizona House seat explains Democratic politics in 2024

10 new documentaries to watch for, from Thomas Kinkade to Y2K

The big upset in the Chicago mayor’s race, explained

Wisconsin’s Supreme Court election is a big win for Democrats with national implications

The dubious legal theory at the heart of the Trump indictment, explained

Donald Trump has been indicted. The hush money case against him, explained.

“Soros-backed”: The GOP’s favorite attack on the man prosecuting Trump, explained

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On Succession, all the world’s a stage, and the Roys are flubbing their lines

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Trans people deserve better journalism

How the anti-trans movement took over legacy media.

The lawsuit that threatens everything from cancer screenings to birth control, explained

It’s not just Stormy Daniels: The potential federal indictments against Trump, explained

Congress moves to repeal the Iraq war authorization, 20 years later

What is going on with Philadelphia’s drinking water?

9 questions about Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse, answered

The House GOP’s investigations are flopping

Why Israel’s new far-right government has triggered massive protests

There are valid critiques of Kamala Harris. They also don’t tell the full story.

Haiti’s gang violence crisis, briefly explained

India’s ruling party just kicked a major rival out of Parliament — and sparked a new crisis

Biden and Trudeau’s immigration deal makes it easier for both countries to turn away asylum seekers

Keanu Reeves, explained

Thanks, Obama! The hilarious reason why a judge just blocked Wyoming’s abortion ban.