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Engulfed • A home burns as flames from the Dixie Fire rip through the Indian Falls neighborhood on July 25. The deadly fire—which according to Cal Fire has burned more than 244,888 acres and was only 32 percent contained as of August 1—is the largest in the state so far this year.
Whitmer Weighs In • The Michigan governor talks to Newsweek about gender politics, COVID recovery, the sentencing of one of her would-be kidnappers and more
The Site Pushing the Big Lie About Arizona’s Election Audit • The Gateway Pundit, which has a history of advancing false claims, has been the most prolific online publisher promoting the audit in Maricopa County
What Russia, China and Iran Want in Afghanistan After U.S. Troops Leave • The trio look for stability in Afghanistan while securing their own interests, as friendly ties with Kabul are tested by a desire to engage with the Taliban
THE DOOMSDAY VARIANT • Delta has shown how destructive new virus strains can get. Scientists fear future mutations could be even worse
WHAT TO DO ABOUT DELTA? • Answers to common questions about the new variant
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The New Suicide Squad Movie Is Like the First One—but Different • Director James Gunn and stars Margot Robbie and Idris Elba talk about making a ‘rebootquel’ featuring the DC Universe’s ‘losers’ and ‘also-rans’
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