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The Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Congress passes a landmark gun control package

The end of Roe v. Wade, explained

The Supreme Court overturned Roe. What happens next?

Blue states have been preparing to become abortion safe havens

What police could find out about your illegal abortion

It’s important to talk to kids about abortion. Here’s how.

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A deadly elementary school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Where will abortion still be legal now that Roe v. Wade has been overruled?

The end of Roe will mean more children living in poverty

What Americans think about abortion, in 3 charts

How the US polarized on abortion — even as most Americans stayed in the middle

The dire health consequences of denying abortions, explained

Read: The Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

What’s the best way to help extremely poor people? After 20 years, the evidence is in.

Donald Trump’s cuckoo coup

The Supreme Court’s new gun ruling means virtually no gun regulation is safe

America is about to meet the one DOJ official willing to do Trump’s coup

How Hollywood validates the myth of the good guy with a gun

What the Supreme Court’s big gun case could mean for blue state reforms

Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained

A new right-wing super PAC is attacking Liz Cheney as a “DC diva”

Should you keep abortion pills at home, just in case?

3 winners and 2 losers from the Alabama, Georgia, Virginia, and Washington, DC, elections

What Eric Greitens’s “RINO hunting” ad means for the Missouri Senate race

5 takeaways from the latest January 6 hearing

“Do you know how it feels to have the president of the United States target you?”

A new Supreme Court decision has ominous implications for LGBTQ discrimination

The Supreme Court tears a new hole in the wall separating church and state

Ukraine and the problem of “futurelessness”

Is LA really going to have a billionaire former Republican for a mayor?

Biden distanced himself from Saudi Arabia — until gas prices got bad

The SEC did a sensible thing on climate change. A right-wing campaign is trying to kill it.

Remembering Vincent Chin — and the deep roots of anti-Asian violence

The two main issues holding up a guns deal, briefly explained

What gas prices do — and don’t — tell us about the economy

How the US got so dependent on baby formula

Trump called his vice president a “wimp” for failing to do his coup

What if there had been no adults in the room on January 6?

A new study claims Medicare-for-all could have saved more than 200,000 lives during the pandemic

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