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Some Optimistic News: Omicron Appears to Have Peaked Nationally

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Inside the Years-Long Global Effort to Save This Tiny Mexican Fish

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Dr. Fauci Says Rand Paul's Personal Attacks 'Kindle the Crazies'

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A New Document Suggests Trump Considered Ordering Soldiers to Seize Voting Machines

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The GOP Is Hammering the NBA Over China. Again.

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If You're Wondering Who's Paying for All That Ivermectin—You Are

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Oath Keepers Anticipated "a Bloody and Desperate Fight" to Overturn the Election for Trump

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The Supreme Court Just Denied Trump's Request Regarding Jan. 6 Records

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Texas Is Just Going to Build Its Own Border Wall Now

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Working in the Service Industry Always Sucked. During a Pandemic, It's Unbearable.

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The Pandemic Has Been Hard for Women Workers. A Labor Economist Breaks It Down for Us.

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The Coming Coup: How Republicans Are Laying the Groundwork to Steal Future Elections

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January 6 Reckoning: CNN's Jake Tapper Says the Media Must Confront Republicans' Big Lie

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We Need to Understand How We Got to January 6 Before We Can Move Forward

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A Radical Idea for Forcing Vaccine Companies to Share Knowledge With the World

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