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Trump wants better AI. He also wants less immigration. He can’t have both.

If America plans to win a global AI race, it needs to welcome non-Americans.

This writer spent 4 years working as a fake violinist. Her memoir explains post-9/11 America.

Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman’s Sounds Like Titanic explores America’s endless appetite for comforting fakery.

Karl Lagerfeld’s long history of disparaging fat women

"No one wants to see curvy women."

Roma would be an unusual Best Picture winner. Here’s why it deserves the honor.

Our roundtable discusses the Oscar chances for Alfonso Cuarón’s deeply personal family drama, set in Mexico City.

West Virginia teachers are on strike again. Here’s why.

This time, it’s not about pay raises.

Hit by a city bus — and hit with a $27,660 city hospital bill

As Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital promises better billing practices, more patients come forward to share their stories.

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CNN hires GOP operative with no journalism experience to coordinate its 2020 coverage

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The Trump administration reportedly wants to push countries to decriminalize homosexuality

The FDA says buying young people’s blood won’t stop you from aging

Hate crime or hoax? The drama behind the Jussie Smollett case, explained.

WhatsApp is at risk in India. So are free speech and encryption.

Roger Stone appeared to threaten his judge on Instagram. She’s now ordered him back to court.

Karl Lagerfeld lost 92 pounds using a diet he called a “sort of punishment”

Trump is exploiting the Venezuela crisis in order to win the 2020 presidential election

Watch the Today show interview newly elected Mayor Bernie Sanders in 1981

Green Book is a Best Picture frontrunner. Should it be?

Payless is closing all its US stores

Trump says the “Radical Left” is behind state lawsuit over emergency declaration

Amy Klobuchar doesn’t think America is ready for Medicare-for-all and free college yet

How one NPR host is changing the way we hear the news

McCabe: When I opened a case against Trump, I briefed top Republicans. They didn’t object.

Black Panther was 2018’s most important film, whether or not it wins Best Picture

North Carolina investigators describe “unlawful” ballot tampering scheme in House election

Karl Lagerfeld transformed what we think wealth looks like

Hospitals keep ER fees secret. We’re uncovering them.

Reporter Sarah Kliff is collecting emergency room bills as part of a year-long project focused on American health care prices.

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Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic Chanel designer, is dead at 85

“I tried ketamine to treat my depression. Within a day, I felt relief.”

Elizabeth Warren’s ambitious plan to fight the opioid epidemic, explained

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The biggest questions about the 2020 Democratic primary, answered

Depictions of mental illness can save lives. But A Star Is Born gets one thing very wrong.

We asked 11 Senate Republicans if they support giving federal contractors back pay

Bernie Sanders is running for president again. This time, he’s a frontrunner.

16 states sue the Trump administration over national emergency declaration

Trump just issued an ultimatum to the Venezuelan military: abandon Maduro or else

The Oscars gift bags are full of THC, CBD, and therapy to calm stressed-out celebs

Teachers are leading a national workers’ revolt. Oakland may be next.

Former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe vs. President Trump, explained

We have a new global tally of the insect apocalypse. It’s alarming.

There’s good news about the flu vaccine this year, especially for kids

Trump’s pick for UN ambassador withdrew her name over an immigration controversy

Japan may have nominated Trump for the Nobel Prize — at America’s request

The US wants to set up a liaison office in North Korea

The deadly race to the South Pole

A Florida boy was arrested after refusing to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in class