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The Israel-Hamas war is exposing Europe’s divisions

The other warning Republicans should heed from this year’s elections

The House censure of Rashida Tlaib, explained

Joe Manchin retires, making Democrats’ brutal 2024 Senate map even more brutal

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What is Gaza?

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What are the “two-state solution” and the “one-state solution”?

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What are settlements, and why are they such a big deal?

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What is the West Bank?

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What are Israel and Palestine? Why are they fighting?

More than 500 Biden campaign alumni want a Gaza ceasefire

The new Meta whistleblower adds to an uneven year for online safety laws

Why stop at the four-day workweek?

In the West Bank, Israeli settlers are on an anti-Palestinian rampage

0 winners and 5 losers from the third Republican presidential debate

The Republican debate is fake

3 winners and 1 loser from Election Day 2023

The world’s largest child displacement crisis is in Sudan

Andy Beshear offers Democrats some lessons for how to win in Trump country

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Election Day 2023: What you need to know about key races and ballot measures

The Supreme Court appears poised to rein in its worst decision on guns

There’s a sliver of good US-China news — and it involves nukes

The big abortion stakes of the 2023 elections

A foolish state official may have just handed the NRA a big Supreme Court victory

Iran could determine how far the Israel-Hamas war spreads

Israel hits civilian infrastructure as ceasefire calls grow

The Israel-Hamas war reveals how colleges lost their way on free speech

Will an Israel-Hamas ceasefire happen? The reasons and roadblocks, explained.

Biden’s new plan for student loan relief, explained

The Supreme Court will hear a case that could effectively legalize automatic weapons

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Hezbollah’s role in the Israel-Hamas war, explained

The House Israel aid bill is a reminder that Trump-aligned Republicans are now in charge


The Gaza Strip blockade, explained

The death toll from Gaza, explained

Israel’s crackdown on dissent will only hurt it

The Supreme Court seems stumped by two cases about free speech online

What we know about the ongoing hostage crisis in Gaza

“History repeating itself”: How the Israel-Hamas war is fueling hate against Muslims and Jews

Could Israel dump Netanyahu in the middle of a war?

The fraught debate over whether the 14th Amendment disqualifies Trump, explained

Israel’s ground assault of Gaza is happening. Here’s what we know.