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North Carolina Republicans’ naked bid for more control over elections, explained

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All the salacious details in the Bob Menendez indictment, from gold bars to a Mercedes

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How Armenia and Azerbaijan’s conflict could still destabilize the region

A Supreme Court case about hotel websites could blow up much of US civil rights law

What India’s parliamentary gender quota can — and can’t — do for women

A new Supreme Court case could trigger a second Great Depression

Why Biden’s latest gun violence initiative has activists optimistic

The Senate is having a meltdown over whether it’s okay to wear shorts

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The Supreme Court showdown over social media “censorship,” explained

Governments once imagined a future without extreme poverty. What happened?

Why Volodymyr Zelenskyy had to go to Washington

The Republican vs. Republican feud behind the government shutdown fight, explained

What climate activists mean when they say “end fossil fuels”

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

The wild allegations about India killing a Canadian citizen, explained

What a defense ministry shake-up may say about Ukraine’s corruption problem

Maren Morris distancing herself from country music underscores its existential crisis

The sexual assault allegations against Russell Brand, explained

The impeachment trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, explained

The US-Iran prisoner swap, briefly explained

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

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Florida’s favorite grocery store seeks to be uncomplicated in a complicated world

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The dream — and reality — of moving to Florida

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How Florida became the center of the Republican universe

Trump, on Meet the Press, shows he still has no policy plans

What’s up with China’s disappearing senior military officers?

The fate of hundreds of thousands of immigrants is caught in an endless court fight

Three reasons Biden is struggling with Black and Latino voters

Washington and Wall Street are split over China. What now?

The indictment of Hunter Biden isn’t really about gun charges

Planned Parenthood’s risky plan to bring abortions back to Wisconsin

What the Senate loses with Mitt Romney’s retirement

How Israel’s court became so controversial

Elizabeth Warren created a federal agency once. Can she do it again?

The political failures behind Libya’s deadly flooding

Are the Proud Boys over, or just getting started?

Republicans’ unfounded impeachment inquiry of Biden, explained

Democracy is the antidote to capitalism

The unconstitutional plan to stop women from traveling out of state for an abortion, explained

What Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un’s meeting might bring

Why Biden isn’t getting a credible primary challenger

Republicans might shut down the government... again

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