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Income Inequality in America Hasn’t Risen in a Decade. It May Not Feel Like It

10/6/2022
A new study suggests income inequality has stabilized due to growth in wages for the lowest-paying jobs

Column: Why Everyone Keeps Underestimating Bolsonaro's Election Chances in Brazil

10/6/2022
Many voters may be more conservative than the postcard image of Brazil suggests.

What Climate Change Means For Africa’s Food Crisis

10/6/2022
While exacerbating droughts and floods, climate change also fuels migration and makes food imports less reliable.

What Happened When the Anonymous Gamer Dream Revealed His Face After Years of Streaming

10/6/2022
Dream, a popular gaming YouTuber who has been streaming for years, finally showed the world his face after concealing it behind a mask.

Elon Musk Revives $44 Billion Twitter Takeover Deal

10/5/2022
An agreement would avoid the continuation of a costly legal battle

Why Christian Walker Denounced His Father Herschel Walker Over Abortion Allegation

10/5/2022
The feud was sparked by a report that Herschel Walker, who runs an anti-abortion campaign, had paid for a girlfriend's abortion.

Nobel Chemistry Prize Awarded to 3 for 'Click Chemistry' Breakthrough Used in Cancer Drugs

10/5/2022
Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Morten Meldal, and K. Barry Sharpless received the award for work that led to improved cancer treatments.

Country Radio Still Won’t Play Loretta Lynn’s 'The Pill'

10/5/2022
While the 1975 ode to birth control is considered a pillar of country music, it remains all but absent on classic country radio.

LeBron James Could Take Pickleball—Yes, Pickleball—to the Next Level

10/5/2022
NBA stars LeBron James, Draymond Green, and Kevin Love all invested in a pro pickleball team

The Supreme Court Could Gut the Voting Rights Act Even Further

10/4/2022
The Court's decision in Merrill v. Milligan could further undermine the most powerful federal legal protection for equitable voting laws.

Duration:00:10:01

Mallory McMorrow Tries to Channel Viral Fame into Real Political Power

10/4/2022
The Michigan state senator has become the most visible face of a Democratic push to pour money into the legislative races the party has long neglected

Duration:00:06:30

U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 4% in 2021 After a Two-Year Decline

10/4/2022
The largest increases were among men—especially young men.

Duration:00:02:29

What Tech Developments Scare Eric Schmidt: ‘You Don’t Need to Worry About the Killer Robot’

10/4/2022
"You don't need to worry about the killer robot," the former Google CEO said at the TIME100 Leadership Forum in Singapore. It makes for a good movie, but "we're not building that, right? It's not happening."

Duration:00:02:40

Leftist Lula Edges Far-Right Bolsonaro as Brazil’s Presidential Election Heads to Run-off

10/3/2022
That means that the polarizing battle between Bolsonaro and Lula will continue for weeks

Duration:00:05:08

Why Atlantic Hurricanes Are Getting Stronger Faster Than Other Storms

10/3/2022
The combined impact of worsening climate change and less pollution is like a performance enhancer for tropical cyclones.

Duration:00:05:19

What to Know About the Stampede at an Indonesian Soccer Match That Left At Least 125 Dead

10/3/2022
Another 300 people were injured by the incident

Duration:00:05:41

Review: The Greatest Beer Run Ever Tells the True Story of One Truly Clueless Guy

10/3/2022
Peter Farrelly's new movie might have been a disaster with any other star, but Zac Efron manages to keep it on track with laid-back charisma

Duration:00:06:24

Russia Blows Up Gas Pipelines, Declaring an All-Out Energy War It May Already Have Lost

10/2/2022
Russia's likely sabotage of natural gas pipelines spells an escalation of Putin's energy war—and increases chance of him losing it

Duration:00:08:51

Pelosi’s Stock Ban Bill Isn’t Just Weak, It’s Dangerous

10/2/2022
House Democrats made a point of criticizing Trump’s assault on government ethics, so it’s maddening to see their leadership adopting his most notorious ethics dodge just a few years later.

Duration:00:06:34

Should Biden Run Again? The Question Is Dividing Democrats, as They Wait on His Decision

10/2/2022
The answer gains greater significance with each passing week, as Democrats weigh other contenders and wonder if Donald Trump will run again.

Duration:00:07:35