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    The anti-American right

    Trump at a July 3 rally in Sarasota, Florida. Eva Marie Uzcategui/Getty Images The Olympics are...

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    Why the CDC changed its mask guidance, according to an epidemiologist

    Officials in the San Francisco area are recommending that residents wear masks again indoors in public...

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    Longform Podcast Joins Vox

    Vox VP of Audio Liz Nelson today announced that Longform, the long-running interview podcast co-hosted by...

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    Breakthrough cases aren’t the cause of the US Covid-19 surge

    A woman walks past a sign calling for masking up at Penn Station in New York...

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    Friday Night Lights might be the best teen show of all time

    Kyle Chandler won an Emmy for his work as Coach Eric Taylor on Friday Night Lights....

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    One policy that could challenge a century of fossil-fuel dominance

    A wind farm run by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power in the Tehachapi...

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    How TikTok became a haven for queer and questioning kids

    There’s a new trending filter on TikTok called Blue & Red. Its job is simple: Like...

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    Citizen, the controversial safety app, is ready to profit from its fear-based platform

    The Citizen app now includes the option to pay for Citizen Protect. Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg via...

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    Can we save the planet by shrinking the economy?

    Most of the world is very poor. Billions of people go hungry, can’t afford a doctor...

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    Why the US Army tried to exterminate the bison

    In 1894, notorious poacher Ed Howell was caught in Yellowstone National Park slaughtering bison, which were...

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    Congress wants to make going to the airport less miserable

    A crowded Terminal 2 at LAX during Memorial Day weekend 2021. Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times...

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    The $5,000 quest for the perfect butt

    When she woke up from surgery, Kayla Malveaux found herself alone in the clinic recovery room,...

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    How kidnap-for-ransom became the "most lucrative industry in Nigeria"

    Since December, more than 1,000 Nigerian students and staff have been abducted and held for ransom...

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    What empty offices mean for America’s cities — and workers

    When Ozzy Qurbanzada dropped off his coffee cart at a garage at the outset of New...

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    Federal eviction protections have ended, leaving renters scrambling

    Rep. Cori Bush (D-MO) and others spent the night outside the Capitol to call for an...

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    Hosting the Olympics comes at a massive cost

    Competitors race in the men’s 10,000 m final at the 2020 Olympic Games on July 30,...

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    These immigrants have one shot to come to the US. But Biden has to act.

    A candidate for US citizenship holds a US flag during a naturalization ceremony for new US...

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    Trump’s aggressive efforts to overturn election results come to light

    A new document released by the DOJ shows the lengths that former President Donald Trump tried...

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    Here’s how police can get your data — even if you aren’t suspected of a crime

    If you’ve ever read a privacy policy, you may have noticed a section that says something...

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    Biden’s fight to de-Trumpify the courts, explained

    President Joe Biden talks with Chief Justice John Roberts before Biden’s address to Congress in April....

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    Will the Tokyo Olympics be a superspreader event?

    Yuichi Yamazaki/Getty Images The Toyko Olympics appear unlikely to be a “superspreader” event, experts say —...

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    "Progressive prosecutors" are working within the system to change it. How is that going?

    Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner addresses the media after a press conference announcing Danielle Outlaw as...

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    The Green Knight is glorious and a little baffling. Let’s untangle it.

    Dev Patel is Gawain — but not the Gawain you know. Eric Zachanowich/A24 In its opening...

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    Feds are seizing cryptocurrency from criminals. Now they have to figure out what to do with it.

    As more and more people use cryptocurrencies, the government is racing to catch up. Malte Mueller/Getty...

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    Will the next coronavirus variant be next? No one knows.

    The delta variant of the coronavirus is here. It’s scary. It seems to spread more easily...

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    Is it a HIPAA violation for your employer to require vaccines?

    The first thing you should know about HIPAA is that it’s HIPAA, not HIPPA. There is...

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    America’s mental health moment is finally here

    On Tuesday, Simone Biles did something revolutionary: She walked away. “I have to focus on my...

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    What’s in the new infrastructure bill — and why it’s a big deal

    President Joe Biden stands with the bipartisan group of senators working on the infrastructure deal on...

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    Is Merrick Garland letting Trump’s people off the hook?

    US Attorney General Merrick Garland exits his aircraft at Midway International Airport on July 22, 2021,...

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    Is Robinhood the next meme stock?

    Baiju Bhatt and Vlad Tenev celebrate after ringing the bell for the Robinhood IPO on July...

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    The 4 main fault lines that divide the vaccinated and the unvaccinated

    Vaccines are the strongest bulwark against the Covid-19 pandemic. They’re highly effective at preventing deaths and...

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    Beetles, drought, and fires are a ticking time bomb in the West

    Trees killed by bark beetles and drought may have helped fuel the 2018 Ferguson Fire in...

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    Medical debt was cut nearly in half in states that expanded Medicaid

    Medical debt in states that expanded Medicaid has fallen 44 percent, a dramatically bigger drop than...

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    The new Pursuit of Love TV show means it’s time to remember the Mitfords

    Lily James as Linda in Amazon Prime’s The Pursuit of Love. Robert Viglasky/Theodora Films Limited/Moonage Pictures...

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    The magic, sex, and violence of the 14th-century poem behind The Green Knight

    Alicia Vikander and Dev Patel in The Green Knight. A24 Sir Gawain and the Green Knight...

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    Biden is turning back Haitian migrants at sea, echoing a shameful chapter in US history

    Haitians sit aboard a US Coast Guard vessel after their group of 188 were picked up...

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    LA’s favorite flea market is a teen fashion paradise

    Part of The Schools Issue of The Highlight, our home for ambitious stories that explain our...

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    The biggest threat to democracy isn’t coming from China. It’s coming from within.

    Donald Trump and Narendra Modi. T. Narayan/Bloomberg via Getty Images One of the emerging tenets of...

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    Don’t dwell on the drop in US life expectancy. Worry about the long-term trend.

    US life expectancy has declined 1.5 years because of Covid-19, to 77.3 years, the Centers for...

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    Do I want kids?

    “Why did you change jobs to take care of us, and not Dad?” My mom sighed....

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    Why Newsmax is failing

    Diamond and Silk have found a home at Newsmax after being fired by Fox News. Newsmax...

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    The long road to a reckoning on racist team names

    Owner Paul Dolan announces the name change of the Cleveland baseball team on July 23, 2021....

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    How Big Beverage bottled the idea of a better self

    The fall of my first semester of college, I discovered kombucha. I would grab a glass...

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    Mandate the vaccine, not masks

    All of a sudden, it looks like masks may have to be put back on. With...

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    Cops at the schoolyard gate

    Part of The Schools Issue of The Highlight, our home for ambitious stories that explain our...

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    America took Simone Biles for granted

    Simone Biles, the GOAT. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images The only way that an Olympic silver medal, a...

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    The political crisis in Tunisia, explained by an expert

    Tunisian protesters lifting a national flag and a bird cage, during a rally against the Ennahdha...