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As more homicide cases go unsolved, the backlog of unsolved murders grows and serial killers are free to kill again. Too few police departments are effectively deploying their resources to stop them.

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The State of Online Dating

How online dating has evolved in the age of chatbots, lockdowns, and government interference.

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How Vulnerable Is the World?

Sooner or later a technology capable of wiping out human civilisation might be invented. How far would we go to stop it?

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Inside the Making of Facebook’s Supreme Court

The company has created a board that can overrule even Mark Zuckerberg. Soon it will decide whether to allow Trump back on Facebook.

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The Unlikeliest Pandemic Success Story

How did a tiny, poor nation manage to suffer only one death from the coronavirus?

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Who Really Invented the Blooming Onion? Peeling Open the World’s Greasiest Mystery

From New Orleans to Tampa to Springfield, New Jersey — the only place the Bloomin’ Onion definitely didn’t come from was Australia.

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The Digital Divide Is Giving American Churches Hell

Covid-19 has upended churchgoing in the US. Like so much else with the pandemic, the impacts are not felt equally.

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Silicon Valley’s Safe Space

Slate Star Codex was a window into the psyche of many tech leaders building our collective future. Then it disappeared.

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“I Don’t Trust the People Above Me”: Riot Squad Cops Open Up About Disastrous Response to Capitol Insurrection

Interviews with 19 current and former officers show how failures of leadership and communication put hundreds of Capitol cops at risk and allowed rioters to get dangerously close to members of Congress.

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