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Vox’s policy team covers how government action and inaction affect people’s lives: the problems facing the US, the ideas that could solve them, and the debates and arguments that will determine if those solutions become reality.

What we know about the Nashville school shooting

Conservatives are using the tragedy in Nashville to push their anti-trans agenda

Refrigerators have gotten really freaking good. Thanks, Jimmy Carter.

What an assault weapons ban could — and couldn’t — do to end US mass shootings

Heartbreaking: The worst Supreme Court justice you know just made a great point

How to save America’s public transit systems from a doom spiral

How the March for Our Lives activists see the country now

What Republicans should learn from French protests over pension cuts

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

Don’t say “period”: How Florida Republicans are taking aim at basic sex education

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

How the US can stop the spread of Candida auris, a drug-resistant fungus

9 questions about the threats to ban TikTok, answered

The Fed prioritizes inflation over bank turmoil with its latest rate hike

Yes, Trump’s indictment could cause a constitutional crisis. Just look at Israel.

The massive Los Angeles public school worker strike, explained

The fight against factory farming is winning criminal trials

The gas stove wars are far from over

Joe Biden’s first veto takes on Republicans’ war on “woke capitalism”

UN climate scientists are running out of ways to warn us

The anti-abortion movement’s next radical legal argument

Wyoming banned the abortion pill. Some states are trying to go even further.

Stop requiring college degrees for jobs that don’t need them

The brewing war over who goes hungry in America — and how to feed them

A new report shows hate crimes on the rise — and it’s probably undercounting them

Why 70 percent of the world’s maternal deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa

The sole US supplier of a major abortion pill said it would not distribute the drug in 31 states

Medicare is being privatized right before our eyes

Will anybody stop that Trump judge from banning abortion pills?

Should you be worried about your small bank?

Ron DeSantis is using Ukraine aid to win over the GOP base

Why the Silicon Valley Bank collapse couldn’t have happened in this one state

Did the Fed break Silicon Valley Bank?

Why bailouts keep happening even though everyone hates them

Biden just broke a big climate promise

A new Supreme Court case could be the most important transgender rights decision ever

The knowns — and known unknowns — of long Covid, explained

Child labor protections are the latest Republican target

No one knows when it is legal to perform medically necessary abortions in Texas

The UK’s extreme new immigration plans, explained