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Biden just broke a big climate promise

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

Trump-era banking law paved way for Silicon Valley Bank’s collapse

Is this a bailout?

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

Why DC is stuck as America’s continental colony

Why Iran and Saudi Arabia making nice is a very big deal

The GOP’s coordinated national campaign against trans rights, explained

How the train industry could change after the Ohio disaster

The many reinventions of Ron DeSantis

The real message of Biden’s budget

A Ukrainian city is on the verge of falling to Russia

Why Israel’s new far-right government has triggered massive protests

Biden’s budget goes all in on protecting Medicare. Just how much danger is it in?

Tucker Carlson’s January 6 lies throw Republicans into disarray

The sexual battery allegations against conservative power broker Matt Schlapp, explained

The desperate pandering of Tucker Carlson

What the Ohio train derailment teaches us about poisoning public trust

Ron DeSantis’s plan to strip First Amendment rights from the press, explained

Congress’s attempt to overturn a crime law makes the case for DC statehood

All the Republicans running for president in 2024, explained

El Salvador’s massive new prison and the strongman behind it, explained

Donald Trump is now fully at war with the Republican Party’s past

CPAC used to be a barometer. Now it’s all about Trump.

The Supreme Court signals that a terrifying attack on voting rights will vanish — for now

The Ohio derailment is spurring Congress to actually do something about train safety

The Chicago mayor’s race shows Democrats still have a crime problem

The FBI and Energy Department think Covid-19 came from a lab. Now what?

The big, neglected problem that should be Biden’s top priority

Joe Biden is pretty good at being president. He should run again.

For now, the one thing Congress seems to agree on is China

How the Israeli settler rampage was emboldened by the new far-right government

You probably won’t get any student loan relief, thanks to a GOP-controlled Supreme Court

Ron DeSantis’s war on “woke” in Florida schools, explained

“Make Trump a non person”: Rupert Murdoch’s Ron DeSantis pivot, explained by a legal filing

Nigeria’s elections will determine the course of its democracy

The Supreme Court will decide if a whole federal agency is unconstitutional

Here’s what arming Ukraine could look like in the future