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A war has never been fought in orbit. That may be about to change.

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How to make your anger work for you

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We have treatments for opioid addiction that work. So why is the problem getting worse?

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The complicated lives and deaths of TikTok’s illness influencers

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Who is etiquette for?

Ultraviolet light can kill almost all the viruses in a room. Why isn’t it everywhere?

How Black churches could lead the way on teen mental health

Relationships aren’t always going to be totally balanced. That isn’t a bad thing.

Alcohol overuse causes 140,000 American deaths annually. Why is it so undertreated?

The weird, bad history of tampon testing

Our love of orcas is making them miserable

Mud libraries hold the story of the Earth’s climate past — and foretell its future

How to talk to a loved one about their health

Why do we keep tabs on people we can’t stand?

Why stop at the four-day workweek?

Baby boomers are aging. Their kids aren’t ready.

A surprisingly radical proposal: Make people happier — not just wealthier and healthier

The surprising scientific weirdness of glass

The art of quitting

Inside the very strange, very expensive race to “de-age”

The terrible paradox of air pollution and climate change

Take the visitor’s approach to exploring your own city

What happened to the family doctor?

The conservative push for “school choice” has had its most successful year ever

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What if AI treats humans the way we treat animals?

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What the stories we tell about robots tell us about ourselves

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Can AI learn to love — and can we learn to love it? 

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Silicon Valley’s vision for AI? It’s religion, repackaged.

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What will love and death mean in the age of machine intelligence?

How to deal with racial trauma, according to Black experts

Discrimination everywhere

What’s behind Black women’s excessive rate of fibroids?

AI automated discrimination. Here’s how to spot it.

We need to rethink discipline in schools

How cars fuel racial inequality

Discrimination isn’t just infuriating. It steals Black people’s time.

A racist society is detrimental to your health 

Everything old is new again

The billionaire’s guide to self-help

Crypto is the same fraud, different package

From banning hugs to gentle parenting, how are you supposed to raise kids, anyway?

The return of the porn wars

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There’s no such thing as a new idea — just ask the Little Mermaid

The 100-year-old mistake that’s reshaping the American West

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Some brand names have long perpetuated racism. Black Lives Matter is changing that.

The Cleveland Indians are reportedly the latest group preparing to abandon a stereotypical name, following the Washington Redskins and Aunt Jemima this summer.

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