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Dirty air can be deadly. Here’s how to protect yourself.

The Air Quality Index can warn you about wildfire smoke and pollution in your area. Here’s a step-by-step guide.

Why the Ukraine dam destruction is a massive disaster — now and in the future

The massive dam destruction in Ukraine, explained

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Mike Pence is a man without a constituency

It’s not yet clear who exactly his Republican supporters would be.

Finally, a solution to plastic pollution that’s not just recycling

Countries are negotiating a new global treaty to drastically reduce the plastic waste that has been poisoning the world.

Republicans’ abortion bans are nothing like those in Europe

Yes, even the 12-week ones.

Plant burgers are way better for the planet than beef, but these 2 ingredients threaten tropical ecosystems

How plant-based meat’s dependence on coconut and cacao could become a liability.

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California is becoming uninsurable

Two insurance giants will stop issuing new policies for California homes. CalMatters reporter Ben Christopher and Vox’s Umair Irfan say insurers have determined what homeowners refuse to accept: Climate change has made some parts of the country too risky to live in.

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Firing Chris Licht won’t fix CNN

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All the Republicans running for president in 2024, explained

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Tim Scott’s unwavering optimism about racism in America

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Donald Trump investigations: Latest news and updates

Fighter jets intercepted a private plane in DC. Here’s what we know.

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Hollywood is staring down the barrel of a double strike

Can the West keep supplying Ukraine with enough artillery?

Who wants to pay $3,500 for Apple’s new goggles?

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Nikki Haley’s new strategy to take down Trump and DeSantis

The “return to the office” won’t save the office

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Climate change is already making parts of America uninsurable

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The Georgia Trump election investigation keeps getting bigger

A personality test can’t tell you who you are

The deadly train collision in India, explained

What will stop AI from flooding the internet with fake images?

California has the country’s strongest animal welfare law. Now it just needs to be enforced.

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The kids suing their state for climate change

The first constitutional climate lawsuit is going to trial

Scandoval is bad for personal lives, really good for business

Why an Air Force colonel — and many other experts — are so worried about the existential risk of AI

Florida has launched an “unparalleled” assault on higher education

The biggest policy changes in the debt ceiling deal, explained

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If you have student loans, here’s what the debt ceiling deal means for you

5 winners and 5 losers from the debt ceiling deal

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse is a gorgeous, daring triumph

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The Supreme Court deals another blow to labor unions

The downfall of Armie Hammer, explained

Do we really need an app for everything?

How a carmaker’s mistake created the ultimate internet challenge

The House manages to get it together on the debt ceiling

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The Shakespearean resonance at the heart of the Succession finale

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Succession’s roots were in theater. That’s why it was great.

Conservatives think Chick-fil-A is woke now?

The Aubrey Plaza ad for Big Dairy that may have violated federal law, explained

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Ron DeSantis wants voters to know he’s not like Trump

Why we need a Memorial Day for civilian victims of war