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 2021-01-28 13:00 

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The significance of electing working-class politicians...

The pandemic has underscored why class diversity in Congress is so crucial....

 2021-01-28 01:17 

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Exclusive: Mark Zuckerberg is creating a new criminal justice reform group in an overhaul of his political operation...

The Facebook founder and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are making the largest structural change to their philanthropy since they launched it five years ago....

 2021-01-27 20:10 

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Beyond Meat and Pepsi are teaming up to make plant-based snacks and drinks...

The third-largest food company in the world is embracing meatless meat....

 2021-01-27 20:00 

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Biden rescinds Trump's "zero tolerance" policy that enabled family separation...

It's only the first step in making amends for one of Trump's cruelest immigration policies....

 2021-01-27 19:45 

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Fox News's post-Trump slump, explained...

For the first time in nearly 20 years, Fox News isn't the top-rated cable news network....

 2021-01-27 19:30 

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Biden has condemned racism toward Asian Americans. It's a start....

A new executive action confronts the racism Trump stoked toward Asian Americans during the pandemic....

 2021-01-27 18:55 

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John Kerry promises US climate change diplomacy won't lead to weaker China policy...

Many feared the US would make unsavory concessions to China to ensure climate change progress. Kerry says...

 2021-01-27 18:50 

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A big hurdle for older Americans trying to get vaccinated: Using the internet...

Not all seniors have what's needed to quickly snag a vaccine appointment: a computer and an internet connection....

 2021-01-27 18:40 

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What happened when a beloved mom influencer donated to Trump...

Taking Cara Babies taught her 1.3 million followers how to get their babies to sleep. Then her political affiliations sparked a social media meltdown....

 2021-01-27 18:20 

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Biden wants to triple protected lands...

Conserving 30 percent of land and 30 percent of ocean waters by 2030 would be a big win for the climate and biodiversity....

 2021-01-27 17:10 

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4 reasons we're seeing these worrying coronavirus variants now...

Covid-19 is evolving. Why now?...

 2021-01-27 16:20 

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Are vaccine providers selling your health data? There's not much stopping them....

How a vaccine clinic scandal in Philadelphia shows the need for better health privacy laws....

 2021-01-27 16:00 

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The $1.3 billion lawsuit that could bring down Rudy Giuliani, explained...

Giuliani is accused of lying about a once-obscure voting machine company — and he's not the only one in hot water....

 2021-01-27 14:30 

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The Great Gatsby has one of the most iconic covers ever printed. How do you redesign it?...

As Fitzgerald's classic enters the public domain, 3 cover designers face the...

 2021-01-27 14:00 

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Hypnotism evolved from a phony health craze...

In the 1780s, a charismatic healer caused a stir in Paris....

 2021-01-27 13:30 

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A year into the pandemic, shame still doesn't work...

GaysOverCovid is a case study in why public shaming and scolding does more harm than good....

 2021-01-27 13:00 

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White rage won't just go away...

African American studies scholar Carol Anderson on the policies that legitimize white rage....

 2021-01-27 12:50 

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Welcome to the "New" Issue of The Highlight...

As a new year and a new administration begin, we explore life in transition, from the new utopias to parents bucking the...

 2021-01-27 12:50 

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Poems for a new year...

7 poets — including Saeed Jones, Alex Dimitrov, and Patty Crane — meditate on the year we've had, the one ahead, and our dark, persistent past....

 2021-01-27 12:50 

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Class of 2021: Mondaire Jones on his "jarring" start as a first-term lawmaker...

The New York Democrat discusses the growing progressive movement in his party, and how the US Capitol riot is shaping his priorities....

 2021-01-26 22:50 

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A stunt from Rand Paul reveals limited Republican support for impeachment...

The vote signaled GOP reservations about Trump's conviction....

 2021-01-26 22:30 

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India's farmers are still protesting — and things are turning violent...

The farmers rode tractors into New Delhi, demanding the repeal of new farm laws....

 2021-01-26 22:00 

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Joe Biden is already facing an ally problem...

Biden's biggest foreign policy challenge? Getting Europe on board....

 2021-01-26 21:40 

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Biden is ordering 200 million more Covid-19 vaccine doses...

The president announced the move along with other actions to boost vaccines....

 2021-01-26 21:40 

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A pro-democracy activist on Hong Kong's year of turmoil: "The city itself is dying"...

Joey Siu, an activist featured in a new documentary, talks about the protests and China's national security crackdown....

 2021-01-26 21:05 

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Biden had his first call with Putin. He said everything Trump wouldn't....
 2021-01-26 20:50 

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Violent anti-lockdown protests sweep the Netherlands...

The rioters are a mix of anti-government groups and bored hooligans....

 2021-01-26 20:30 

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Biden's latest executive action is a win for chickens and meatpacking workers...

Biden's reversing Trump's effort to speed up line speeds at chicken packing plants....

 2021-01-26 19:50 

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The national GOP is broken. State GOPs might be even worse....

In the past week, extreme moves by Republicans in Oregon, Arizona, and Hawaii all point to a discouraging conclusion: The post-Trump GOP shows no signs of reforming....

 2021-01-26 19:20 

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Poll: Most Americans want to break up Big Tech...

Breaking up companies like Amazon and Facebook has rare bipartisan support but different rationale....

 2021-01-26 19:00 

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MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell is banned from Twitter...

Mike Lindell's continued false claims of election fraud lost him his account....

 2021-01-26 18:30 

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What Joan Didion means to us...

Her new book, Let Me Tell You What I Mean, taps into what makes Didion an icon....

 2021-01-26 17:50 

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Biden's new Covid-19 vaccination goal won't get the US to herd immunity before the fall...

Some experts want Biden to go bolder....

 2021-01-26 17:00 

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Texas worked in secret with Trump officials to obstruct Biden's immigration policy...

Texas says Biden's 100-day pause on deportations violates an immigration enforcement agreement brokered in the Trump administration's waning days....

 2021-01-26 16:10 

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What Kamala Harris means to women who are childfree by choice...
 2021-01-26 16:00 

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Biden's planned actions on racial equity, explained...

The president intends to overturn Trump's 1776 Commission and study how federal agencies contribute to inequality....

 2021-01-26 15:10 

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Twilight of the American antihero...

Donald Trump is just the latest in a long line of mostly fictional American antiheroes....

 2021-01-26 15:00 

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60 percent of likely voters say they're in favor of public housing. So why isn't there more of it?...

Americans say they want the government to build affordable housing — but not in their backyards....

 2021-01-26 14:40 

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Biden's "all of government" plan for climate, explained...

Rejoining the Paris agreement is just the start of Biden's climate and clean energy policy....

 2021-01-26 14:00 

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The mirage of the Black middle class...

So many Black families have been shut out of stability at every turn....

 2021-01-26 14:00 

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This week in TikTok: How are you supposed to be a girl online?...
 2021-01-26 03:40 

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Why Mitch McConnell relented on his demands about preserving the filibuster...

McConnell didn't get all he'd hoped, but got some Democrats to reaffirm their commitment to the filibuster....

 2021-01-26 01:10 

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Mitch McConnell's filibustering could prompt Democrats to weigh chipping away at the filibuster...

A fight over the Senate's organizing resolution could push Democrats to consider passing it unilaterally....

 2021-01-26 00:55 

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What's next for Trump's Senate impeachment trial...

The House transmitted its article of impeachment to the Senate. Here's what we know about the trial....

 2021-01-25 23:30 

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The GameStop stock frenzy, explained...

GameStop's stock is surging, much to the chagrin of the hedge funds attempting to short it....

 2021-01-25 22:10 

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Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx detail how Trump's coronavirus response was even worse than we thought...

The scientific faces of Trump's failed coronavirus response wasted no time speaking out....

 2021-01-25 21:00 

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Some Silicon Valley donors' next political fight? Trying to oust California's governor....

Tech money could turn a quixotic recall attempt into a real threat to Gavin Newsom....

 2021-01-25 20:20 

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Hawley tries to cancel Senate Democrats for "canceling" him...

Hawley claims an investigation into his actions regarding the insurrection is tantamount to...

 2021-01-25 20:10 

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What a recent Covid-19 flight outbreak tells us about spread on planes...
 2021-01-25 19:30 

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Got a weird text about a package delivery? It could be a scam....

Text message scams are getting more creative, mimicking alerts from the USPS, Amazon, and even Covid-19 testing providers....

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