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The fake nation of Kailasa

Newark officials rescinded a sister city agreement with the United States of Kailasa after finding out it wasn’t actually a... more

30 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
How Puffer Pope fooled us

An AI-generated image of Cool Pope in immaculate drip went viral over the weekend and most everyone thought it was... more

29 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
The Israeli-Israeli conflict

Far-right judicial reforms have inspired what might be the largest protests in the history of Israel. If adopted, the reforms... more

28 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
New Mexico low-key fixes child care

The US has a child care crisis. But New Mexico just figured out a way to fix it (hint: they’re... more

27 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
City Limits: Should public transit be free?

Transit agencies nationwide are facing an existential crisis. Washington, DC’s city council has a paradoxical solution: make subways and buses... more

24 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Rep. Frost and David Hogg on what Gen Z wants

Five years after March for Our Lives, one of the historic protest’s organizers and his historic friend explain why it’s... more

23 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
A tents standoff at the VA

When the Veterans Administration failed to build the homes it promised, unhoused vets built a tent city across the street... more

22 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
The US is obsessed with China

There’s rare bipartisan consensus in Washington: China is a threat to be countered. Cornell professor Jessica Chen Weiss says the... more

21 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
7,300 days

The war in Iraq has been declared over by nearly every president since the one who started it 20 years... more

20 Mar 2023 · 38 minutes
City Limits: Beware the Doom Loop

Pandemic restrictions are mostly over, but cities are still struggling to recover. Empty offices threaten to set off a downward... more

17 Mar 2023 · 27 minutes
Today, Explained
The fake nation of Kailasa
Today, Explained