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Rise of ultra-MAGA right could play into Dems’ hands

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    The closely watched GOP Senate primary in Pennsylvania is still too close to call this morning.

Blunt advice from badass Axios women

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Updated 2 hours ago - World
Axios Explains: Ukraine

Dashboard: Russian invasion of Ukraine

Firefighters clear rubble at a destroyed cultural centre, used as a humanitarian aid centre, hit by an airstrike on May 12, in Derhachi, near Kharkiv, on May 18, 2022,
Firefighters clear rubble at a destroyed cultural centre in Derhachi, near Kharkiv, on May 18. Photo: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images

Biden invokes Defense Production Act to address baby formula shortage

Empty shelves in the baby formula aisle of a store in Albany, California, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. Photo: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Stocks had their worst day in more than two years

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New York AG opens investigation on social media companies after Buffalo shooting

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New York Attorney General Letitia James speaking in New York City in August 2021. Photo: David Dee Delgado/Getty Images

Homeland Security puts its "Disinformation Governance Board" on ice

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Yellen warns of "stagflationary effects" of higher food and gas prices

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Janet Yellen during a news conference in Konigswinter, Germany, on May 18. Photo: Alex Kraus/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Oriana Gonzalez
11 hours ago - Health

Study: 76% of long COVID patients were not initially hospitalized

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A long Covid patient takes a pulmonary function test at Hufeland Clinic's Center for Pneumology. Photo: Sebastian Gollnow/picture alliance via Getty Images

First look: Congress pushes Biden on baby formula shortage

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Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.). Photo: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images.

Failed gun legislation is the norm after mass shootings like Buffalo tragedy

President Joe Biden and US First Lady Jill Biden arrive to a memorial near a Tops grocery store in Buffalo, New York, on May 17, 2022.
President Biden and first lady Jill Biden arrive at a memorial in Buffalo, New York, on May 17. Photo: Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images

Scoop: Chris Wallace to anchor new show on CNN

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Jacob Knutson
Updated 13 hours ago - Politics & Policy

Ex-Minneapolis cop pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd’s death

Former Minneapolis Police Officer Thomas Lane arriving at a court in St. Paul, Minnesota, in January 2022.
Former Minneapolis Police Officer Thomas Lane arriving at a court in St. Paul, Minnesota, in January 2022. Photo: Kerem Yucel/AFP via Getty Images

EVs are shoving aside real volumes of oil

Climate change benchmarks all set records last year, report finds

Jacob Knutson
Updated 14 hours ago - World

Russian soldier pleads guilty to killing unarmed civilian

A Ukrainian flag at half-mast in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, on May 5.
A Ukrainian flag at half-mast in Kramatorsk, eastern Ukraine, on May 5. Photo: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP via Getty Images
Ivana Saric
15 hours ago - Sports

U.S. Soccer reaches landmark equal pay agreement

Megan Rapinoe (Reign FC) and Alex Morgan (Orlando Pride) of United States celebrate whit her teammates after winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match
Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan celebrate after winning the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match. Photo: Jose Breton/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Oz and McCormick neck-and-neck in Pennsylvania's GOP Senate primary

Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick. Photos: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images
Mehmet Oz and Dave McCormick. Photos: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

The Fed's $2.7 trillion mortgage problem

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16 hours ago - World

Finland and Sweden formally apply to join NATO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg displays documents from Sweden and Finland in Brussels on May 18.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg displays documents from Sweden and Finland in Brussels on May 18. Photo: Johanna Geron/Pool via AP

DHS preparing for violence following abortion ruling

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Elon vs. the Twitter bots

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Inflation has squelched the optimists

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Tina Reed
17 hours ago - Health

Baby formula shortage puts spotlight on how America feeds its young

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Joann Muller
18 hours ago - Technology

Why driverless cars can't go everywhere yet

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Axios-Ipsos poll: 1 in 3 say the pandemic's over

Kathy Barnette's Senate campaign fizzles out

Kathy Barnette. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

Rep. Madison Cawthorn loses N.C. GOP House primary

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Doug Mastriano wins Pennsylvania GOP primary for governor

Doug Mastriano. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

The future of retreats

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John Fetterman wins Pennsylvania Democratic Senate primary

John Fetterman. Photo: Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images
Axios
Updated May 18, 2022 - Politics & Policy
Axios Explains: Abortion

Dashboard: The latest on Roe v. Wade and abortion

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The GOP's angry midterm rhetoric

Scoop: White House tries to soothe solar probe fallout

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