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    The 12 Days of Christmas: The story behind the holiday’s most annoying carol

    Shutterstock It might seem unbelievable given that the “Christmas creep” now begins before Halloween, but the...

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    The holidays are stressful. Don’t be a jerk.

    Back in August, Madison, Wisconsin-based chef Tory Miller asked an exasperated rhetorical question in a Facebook...

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    The 25 best movies of 2022

    Park Ji-min in Return to Seoul, Daniel Kaluuya in Nope, and Colin Farrell in After Yang....

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    The deep roots of antisemitism’s resurgence in America

    President Donald Trump’s weekend dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes — two figures who have...

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    The riveting train wreck of a Sam Bankman-Fried interview

    FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried speaks virtually during his first public interview at the elite New York...

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    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings likes Elon Musk, video games, and bingeing

    Netflix co-founder and CEO Reed Hastings in February 2022. Wolter Peeters/Fairfax Media via Getty Images Netflix...

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    The mystery of the mimic plant

    More than a decade ago, a plant ecologist named Ernesto Gianoli went for a walk in...

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    The Senate just passed historic protections for same-sex marriage

    Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) smiles during a news conference after a meeting with Senate Democrats at...

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    A rogue Trump judge has thrown the Supreme Court in disarray

    Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, left, talks with Chief Justice John Roberts on the steps of...

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    A potential rail strike has Democrats in an awkward bind

    Freight rail cars loaded with lumber sit on tracks at the Port of Los Angeles on...

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    Donald Trump’s long history of enabling white supremacy, explained

    Former President Donald Trump speaks during an event at his Mar-a-Lago home on November 15 in...

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    America’s catastrophic, record-breaking bird flu outbreak, explained

    Turkeys stand in a barn at a turkey farm in Illinois. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg It’s official: The...

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    There’s no such thing as a good cold

    A mother checks her son’s temperature in 1949. Harold M. Lambert/Getty Images This fall, America’s pediatric...

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    Giving Tuesday, explained

    Javier Zarracina/Vox; Getty Images Giving Tuesday — the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving and the internationally recognized...

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    How Instagram turned a Holocaust memoir into a self-help manifesto

    In June 2019, the wellness platform All In — the brainchild of a former Real Housewife...

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    The 2024 Senate map is terrifying for Democrats. That’s one reason Georgia’s runoff matters.

    Sen. Raphael Warnock takes a selfie with a supporter during a campaign rally at Georgia Tech...

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    Community hospitals are facing an impossible dilemma

    Activists attend a rally for rural hospitals on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on June 15,...

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    Poor countries are developing a new paradigm of mental health care. America is taking note.

    When you look at the numbers, it’s easy to gape in horror. In Ghana, a nation...

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    AI experts are increasingly afraid of what they’re creating

    In 2018 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Google CEO Sundar Pichai had something to...

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    Twitter’s CEO is now Twitter’s main character

    About a week and a half after buying Twitter and assuming the role of CEO, Elon...

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    The wave of protests testing China’s zero-Covid policy, explained

    Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images A fire leads to angry protests in the home region of...

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    A Trump judge seized control of ICE, and the Supreme Court will decide whether to stop him

    Armed Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents execute a raid on an apartment in Alexandria, Virginia, on...

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    The guy who got the midterms right explains what the media got wrong

    Supporters of Pennsylvania Democratic Senatorial candidate John Fetterman react at a watch party during the midterm...

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    Qatar’s migrant labor system is bigger than the World Cup

    Migrant builders take a break while working at a construction site by the Corniche, in Doha,...

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    How to become a truly excellent gift giver

    It’s a special kind of agony to realize, while exchanging gifts with someone, that they got...

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    The key swing group that stopped a Democratic disaster

    Democrats would not have had such a good election night without the support of independent voters....

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    What else Qatar has built with its absurd wealth besides the 2022 World Cup

    Workers outside Al Thumama football stadium in Doha, Qatar, on June 20, 2022. Christopher Pike/Bloomberg via...

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    Holiday scam email season is here. Don’t fall for it.

    This year’s holiday season, scammers are trying to trick us into giving up our credit card...

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    The high stakes and unique weirdness of the Georgia Senate runoff, briefly explained

    Herschel Walker, left, on November 16, and Sen. Raphael Warnock, right, on November 17. Brandon Bell/Getty...

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    Why Americans will pay higher natural gas prices this winter

    Sjoerd van der Wal/Getty Images American households that run on natural gas can expect high bills...

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    The very human, very troubling stories we tell ourselves about crime

    The NYPD increased security in subway stations after a shooting in Brooklyn this spring. Alexi J....

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    A leaked Amazon memo may help explain why the tech giant is pushing out so many recruiters

    Jeff Bezos speaks at the 2018 opening of the Amazon Spheres complex in downtown Seattle. Ted...

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    Elon Musk has Twitter and Tesla problems

    Visual China Group via Getty Images It’s the day before Thanksgiving, and Tesla is in trouble....

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    America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

    The past few weeks have been a horrific reminder of the United States’ problem with mass...

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    How to make Covid the last pandemic

    Microbiologists with the AEGIS Sciences Corporation process Covid-19 and monkeypox tests at its facility in Nashville,...

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    Stop taking billionaires at their word

    Getty Images/iStockphoto In 1984 — the book, not the year — the means by which the...

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    Of course Glass Onion is a blast. But it cuts deeper than Knives Out, too.

    Kate Hudson, Jessica Henwick, Daniel Craig, and Leslie Odom Jr. in Glass Onion: A Knives Out...

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    FTX is over. Is crypto, too?

    FTX’s collapse turns crypto winter into the crypto ice age. Anna Shalygina/Getty Images/iStockphoto It would be...

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    Hakeem Jeffries’s ascent to Democratic leader, explained

    Democratic Caucus chair Hakeem Jeffries arrives to hold a news conference at the US Capitol on...

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    The case for buying less — and how to actually do it

    This holiday season could be a scary time for some: Between inflation (prices have risen 8.2...

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    Go ahead and feel sad and weird about Twitter

    Twitter headquarters is seen in San Francisco, California, on November 18, 2022. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via...

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    How the right’s radical thinkers are coping with the midterms

    Christina Animashaun/Vox In the heady days before the 2022 midterms, conservatives looked out at America and...

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    How one man quietly stitched the American safety net over four decades

    When it comes to poverty in America, we have to hold two contradictory thoughts in our...

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    Will America continue to turn away from vaccines?

    The Covid-19 vaccines were perhaps the greatest medical achievement of the 21st century. Completed in record...

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    Sen. Cory Booker has a plan to stop taxpayer bailouts of Big Meat

    Sen. Cory Booker on July 12, 2022, in Washington, DC. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images ​​The process of...

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    How disappointed Taylor Swift fans explain Ticketmaster’s monopoly

    Taylor Swift and her guitar. Terry Wyatt/Getty Images There’s something deeply wrong in Taylor Swift’s America....