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Bannon contempt of Congress trial echoes Nixon burglar Liddy’s

In 1974, Nixon aide G. Gordon Liddy was convicted of a rarely charged crime: contempt of Congress. Former Trump strategist Steve Bannon goes on trial next Monday, charged with two counts of the same crime.

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What’s the state of global warming? Ask the penguins.

Inside the high-tech quest to count the birds who signal climate change.

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Four ways to beat the next pandemic

The COVID-19 crisis has given us a blueprint for a better global response.

Here’s what we’ve learned.

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‘Why Is Child Marriage Still Legal?’: A Young Lawmaker Tackles a Hidden Problem

Cassie Levesque wants to abolish a centuries-old practice. Even in free-thinking New Hampshire, her campaign is proving a hard sell.

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He spent months underwater. Now he wants to save the ocean.

To confront climate change, scientists like Mark Patterson are tapping into surprise, adventure, and wonder.


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How the pandemic changed America’s ideas about infrastructure


We’re not just talking about planes, trains and automobiles anymore.

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Energy justice is the next civil rights issue

Shalanda Baker thinks clean energy can help heal America’s legacy of racism. That’s why she’s joined the Biden Administration.

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The 150-year-old Ku Klux Klan Act being used against Trump in Capitol attack

The Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871 protects Americans from political intimidation. Ulysses S. Grant used the law to suppress a Klan-led insurrection in the South.

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Long before QAnon, Ronald Reagan and the GOP purged John Birch extremists from the party

Six decades ago, Reagan, Sen. Barry Goldwater, conservative writer William F. Buckley Jr. and others in the GOP backed away from the conspiracy theories peddled by the leader of the increasingly influential John Birch Society, who claimed former President Eisenhower was a communist plant.

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This scientist sees a way to spot the next pandemic

Alessandro Vespignani sounded an alarm at the start of the coronavirus crisis. Now he wants us to build an early-warning system.

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