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What Will It Take to Reopen Schools?

Almost a year into the pandemic and the American education system remains severely disrupted. About half of children...

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A Guide to the (Latest) Impeachment Trial

The second impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump will begin today. This time, the case against Mr....

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Liz Cheney vs. Marjorie Taylor Greene

The departure of President Donald Trump and the storming of the Capitol have reignited a long-dormant battle over the...

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The Sunday Read: 'The Many Lives of Steven Yeun'

Jay Caspian Kang, the author and narrator of this week’s Sunday Read, spoke with the actor Steven Yeun over...

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The $2.7 Billion Case Against Fox News

“The Earth is round. Two plus two equals four. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the 2020 election for president...

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The End of Democracy in Myanmar

Rumors had been swirling for days before Myanmar’s military launched a coup, taking back power and ousting the...

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‘Please, Give Me Back My Daughter’

When her daughter Karen was kidnapped in 2014, Miriam Rodríguez knew the Zetas, a cartel that ran organized crime in...

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Assessing Biden’s Climate Plan

President Biden’s plans for curbing the most devastating impacts of a changing climate are ambitious. His...

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The GameStop Rebellion

This episode contains strong language. GameStop can feel like a retailer from a bygone era. But last week, it was...

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The Sunday Read: 'The Forgotten Sense'

“Smell is a startling superpower,” writes Brooke Jarvis, the author of today’s Sunday Read....

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A Conspiracy Theory Is Proved Wrong

This episode contains strong language.  Inauguration Day was supposed to bring vindication for adherents of the...

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The Fate of the Filibuster

As Democrats and Republicans haggled over how to share power in the Senate, Mitch McConnell, the minority leader,...

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Why Are U.S. Covid Cases Falling? And Will the Trend Last?

The number of new coronavirus cases in the United States is falling, but has the country turned a corner in the...

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‘The Skunk at the Picnic’: Dr. Anthony Fauci on Working for Trump

This episode contains strong language. In many instances while advising the Trump administration on the pandemic,...

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Aleksei Navalny and the Future of Russia

The Russian activist Aleksei Navalny has spent years agitating against corruption, and against President Vladimir...

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The Sunday Read: ‘The Amateur Cloud Society That (Sort Of) Rattled the Scientific Community’

The cultural history of clouds seemed to be shaped by amateurs — the likes of Luke Howard and the Honorable...

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Biden’s Executive Orders

Within hours of assuming the presidency, President Biden signed a flurry of executive orders. He rejoined the Paris...

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The Inauguration of Joe Biden

Unity was the byword of President Biden’s Inaugural Address. The speech was an attempt to turn the page. But...

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‘Restoring the First Brick of Dignity’: Biden Supporters on His Inauguration

Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president of the United States today. Among Democrats, there is a sense of joy...

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A Mood Check With Trump Supporters

Polling in the days since the storming of the Capitol paints a complex picture. While most Americans do not support...

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