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A mother holding her baby.

More States Are Using Doulas to Help Solve the Maternal Health Crisis More States Are Using Doulas to Help Solve the Maternal Health Crisis

Over a dozen states reimburse services provided by these nonmedical professionals before, during, and after birth under Medicaid. But with this coverage comes new regulations.

Feb 22, 2024 / StudentNation / Kayla Yup

Amazon data centers loom over houses at the edge of the Loudoun Meadows neighborhood on January 20, 2023, in Aldie, Va. Microsoft is in the process of building data-center structures in the background.

The Dirty Energy Fueling Amazon’s Data Gold Rush The Dirty Energy Fueling Amazon’s Data Gold Rush

Northern Virginia is grappling with the environmental effects of a booming data-center empire.

Feb 22, 2024 / Ella Fanger

Injured Palestinians, including children, are brought to Nasser Hospital to receive medical treatment following Israeli attacks in Khan Yunis, Gaza, on January 22, 2024.

Israel Has Created a Medical Apocalypse in Gaza Israel Has Created a Medical Apocalypse in Gaza

The hospital system is barely functional. Disease is running rampant. Medical workers are being kidnapped, tortured, and killed. And the world is letting it happen.

Feb 20, 2024 / Mary Turfah

Flowers laid in homage to Alexei Navalny, next to the Russian Embassy

Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Was Brave, Authentic, Funny, Larger Than Life. Will His Movement Survive Him? Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Was Brave, Authentic, Funny, Larger Than Life. Will His Movement Survive Him?

More than a politician, he became a talisman for Russia’s liberals.

Feb 20, 2024 / Vadim Nikitin

Michigan’s “Uncommitted” Campaign Is Challenging Biden. It Could Also Save Him.

Michigan’s “Uncommitted” Campaign Is Challenging Biden. It Could Also Save Him. Michigan’s “Uncommitted” Campaign Is Challenging Biden. It Could Also Save Him.

Rashida Tlaib, Andy Levin, and others are urging Michigan Democrats to send a message to the president about Gaza by voting “uncommitted” in the state’s February 27 primary.

Feb 20, 2024 / John Nichols

A scene from True Detective: Night Country.

The Unanswered Questions of “True Detective” The Unanswered Questions of “True Detective”

Like a Raymond Chandler detective story, Night Country ultimately wants to turn its audience’s attention away from the mysteries of the dead toward those of the living.

Feb 19, 2024 / Books & the Arts / Jorge Cotte

A Father's Day visit to the Joe Kegans State Jail, Sunday, June 17, 2012, in Houston, Texas.

The Invisible Labor of Women Who Love Incarcerated People The Invisible Labor of Women Who Love Incarcerated People

There are few things more important for people in prison than keeping links with the outside world. That task falls overwhelmingly to women.

Feb 19, 2024 / Rachel Zarrow and Christopher Blackwell

A man in sunglasses carries a sandwich board reading

Will a Florida Ballot Measure to Protect Abortion Shake Up the State’s Politics This November? Will a Florida Ballot Measure to Protect Abortion Shake Up the State’s Politics This November?

Not only is Florida the last bastion of abortion access in the Southeast, it’s a state with the third highest number of electoral votes and a memorable record of swinging president...

Feb 19, 2024 / Amy Littlefield

Donald Trump in a courtroom looking over his shoulder.

Trump Gets (Almost) the New York Business Death Penalty Trump Gets (Almost) the New York Business Death Penalty

The crime family is paying for its real estate sins. Eventually, we hope, Trump will pay for more than that.

Feb 16, 2024 / Joan Walsh

Shotline

Shotline Shotline

Talk to the hand.

Feb 16, 2024 / The Greater Quiet / Steve Brodner

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