When your college dorm is a Walmart parking lot, the American Dream is broken

The moment to start this conversation was yesterday.

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Now that the CDC has dropped masking, a plea to doctors and hospitals

If we must "learn to live with COVID," let's do it intelligently.

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Office markets are the real estate crash we need to worry about

Daily office traffic remains far below pre-pandemic levels.

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Will history repeat for House GOP?

It will still take 60 votes to pass most measures in the Senate.

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Here's who really needs the new COVID booster

This time around, public health should also rank people by urgency.

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Will we have a severe flu season? It doesn't need to be that way

Flu shots are now available, containing strains recommended by the FDA.

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Black voices must be central to abortion access fight

Black women note that they often feel invisible in the debate over abortion.

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Young voters are the superheroes of democracy

The country needs us — to vote in November.

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Americans don't care about climate change. Here's how to wake them up

Social change requires a well-funded campaign to build public support.

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CEOs can't fix our biggest problem with RTO: Commuting

Hybrid and remote work seem easier to manage.

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The dangers of Democrats' self-deception

Learning these lessons would require self-reflection.

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Why Russia's mobilization may lower nuclear risk, for now

Putin's call to reservists suggests he is not eager to turn to nuclear attack.

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2024 election could be shaped by these midterms

Republicans have nominated election deniers to control the election machinery.

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No, Mr. President, the pandemic isn't over

There are 400 to 500 Americans dying of COVID each day.

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Frustrated and snubbed, Putin is running out of options

Putin is under pressure at home, too, with criticism from surprising corners.

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Are the U.S. News college rankings a joke?

It's institutions that are providing economic mobility that truly deliver.

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What's at fault for lower life expectancy?

Life expectancy has gone down in most countries, thanks to the pandemic.

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The monarchy is Britain's most successful (re)invention

For many secular Britons, the pomp and pageantry are a substitute for religion.

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Bolduc's about-face creates dilemma for Trump

After winning his primary, Bolduc declared that the 2020 election "was not stolen."

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Will vaccine fatigue affect acceptance of the booster?

Vaccine uptake has been persistently dropping.

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Studying a chronic condition could help demystify long COVID

Few funds have been devoted to ME/CFS.

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Patriotism over polarization

Americans remain united in their belief in America and what America should be.

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Deliver students from debt by investing in state schools

Appropriations to pay for public higher education have declined.

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Pandemic plays role in rising school bullying

School counselors should be consulted when kids struggle socially.

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The 50-year path that left millions drowning in student loan debt

In 1972, changes in federal student financial aid completely changed everything.

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Putin and the possibility of defeat in Ukraine

The Kharkiv region has historically been ruthless to hubris.

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Isn't it time we stop hitting our kids?

We spank them because we can.

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Today's book bans might be more dangerous than those from the past

Nationally, we are experiencing an unprecedented wave of censorship.

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It might surprise people to know how long women have coached football

Celebrating this history can help normalize women holding these roles.

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If it costs $23 to enter Manhattan by car, is that fair to lower-income drivers?

Charging for the privilege.

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Can space save Earth?

Space has always held a special place in our collective imagination.

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Why we're drowning in a 'tsunami' of government secrets

A report about a critical issue of government secrecy has gone unnoticed.

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Trump judge's bad ruling might do some good

Criticism of Judge Aileen Cannon's decision has been widespread.

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The GOP hopes to take control of Congress, but Trump is in the way

Trump has tried to turn his legal problems into a rallying point for followers.

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A debate over the deficit is just what America needs

It's even possible that bipartisan overtures would lead to actual policy.

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Wall Street is in denial over the economy

Today's high inflation is clearly eroding corporate results.

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Airline meltdowns are the canary in the coal mine

We must rethink how we invest in workers and start planning ahead.

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Unions have a stake in ending minority rule in the U.S.

The assault on labor has contributed greatly to soaring income inequality.

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Republicans need to get serious about Social Security

The GOP doesn't even have a plan to fix it.

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Putin will turn Gorbachev's death to his advantage

Mikhail Gorbachev was the leader who allowed history on a dramatic scale to happen peacefully.

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Stop calling everything you disagree with 'anti-democratic'

A lot of individual democratic decisions are not very good.

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The PACT Act is an overdue victory for veterans

The PACT Act is a victory for veterans and their families.

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A miss in the Inflation Reduction Act: Better paid leave policies

It's time to reconsider policies that could offset pressure on the labor market.

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Latest COVID conundrum is when to get yet another shot

Intuition doesn't always agree with scientific data.

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Rewriting how Russia's war in Ukraine could end

Complete military victory by either side is unlikely.

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How long COVID reshapes the brain — and how we might treat it

COVID is biologically dangerous long after the initial viral infection.

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Should Trump be indicted? It's still too soon to say

Former prosecutors say winning a unanimous conviction is harder than it looks.

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Student debt relief shows why campaign promises matter

If parties ignore most voters, they risk losing future elections.

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Women shouldn't do any more housework this year

The gender gap in housework persists regardless of a couple's other commitments.

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Biden's student loan plan neglects older borrowers

It's hard to craft a solution that's fair to other borrowers who make their payments.

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