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Uganda’s extreme anti-LGBTQ legislation, explained

How anti-LGBTQ sentiment is affecting Pride

What Erdogan’s win means for the West — and the world

Biden and McCarthy’s budget deal to lift the debt ceiling, explained

Texas State House votes to impeach Attorney General Ken Paxton

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Why don’t more voters care about the debt ceiling?

The US’s multiple Indo-Pacific strategies, explained

Henry Kissinger is 100, but his legacy is still shaping how US foreign policy works

A debt ceiling breach would be bad bad bad bad bad

Is the US really about to be unable to pay its bills?

A 10-year-old Ohio rape victim got an abortion. Now her doctor is being punished.

Clarence Thomas’s newest opinion would literally bring back child labor

A new Supreme Court opinion is terrible news if you care about clean water

Two of January 6’s most famous faces are getting serious sentences

The high-stakes debate over how the US defines “antisemitism”

Target giving in to conservative pressure on Pride is not a great sign

Is the debt ceiling stalemate just posturing — or is this time truly different?

The biggest problem with Ron DeSantis’s announcement wasn’t Twitter

A guide to Ron DeSantis’s most extreme policies in Florida

Ron DeSantis’s very online and very disastrous 2024 campaign announcement

Elon Musk tried a big presidential broadcast event and Twitter broke

Make America Florida: Ron DeSantis’s pitch to beat Trump in 2024

Ron DeSantis is running for president. Is he Trump 2.0 — or the Never Trump savior?

The latest book ban target: Amanda Gorman’s poem from the Biden inauguration

Trump’s worst judge will hear a $1.8 billion attack on Planned Parenthood

Montana’s TikTok ban — and the legal challenge of it — explained

Why progressives want Joe Biden to consider going it alone on the debt ceiling

Did Biden screw up his debt ceiling strategy?

Florida is too dangerous to visit, civil rights groups warn

Who is Tim Scott, the newest 2024 Republican presidential candidate?

The longest battle of the Ukraine war might finally be over

One state just became a national leader on child care. Here’s how they did it.

How Ukraine is trying to woo the Global South — and why it’s so hard

Why immigration policy is so inhumane

How Republican states are eroding local democracy

Debt ceiling talks have stalled — but a discharge petition isn’t likely to save us

Democrats’ intractable Dianne Feinstein problem

The Bud Light boycott, explained as much as is possible

DeSantis’s feud with Disney is costing Florida — and possibly his 2024 campaign