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Humans landed on the moon 50 years ago, and it’s still freaking awesome

The Apollo 11 moon landing changed our understanding of the solar system.

What would alien life mean for Catholicism? The Vatican’s chief astronomer explains.

He also digs into Galileo, icy moons, and the relationship between science and religion.

A plan to fix inequality would target CEOs who make 100 times more than their employees

"The CEO tax targets just what people want to be targeting."

Health insurers make it easy for scammers to steal millions. Who pays? You.

Insurers are regarded as defenders of health care dollars, but the case of David Williams shows how they allow costs to rise.

Hulu’s terrific Veronica Mars revival is a moody repudiation of nostalgia

Season four of Veronica Mars recaptures just enough of the original.

Why are the cats sexy? And other Cats questions you were too embarrassed to ask.

Cats, the musical and now the movie, is a trippy delight — but it doesn’t have to be confusing.

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On the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, Vox’s Brian Resnick says astronauts left something up there that could unlock the origins of life itself.

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Hulu’s Veronica Mars revival ends on a dark and shocking note

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Recode Daily: RIP Instagram influencers?

Police posted thousands of offensive memes on Facebook. Now some of them are being fired.

Exploring TV’s weird role in the moon landing — and moon landing conspiracy theories

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Why 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang doesn’t want to break up Google

Elizabeth Warren’s latest Wall Street enemy: private equity

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TV doesn’t always do right by sisters. Starz’s Vida finds a way.

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be the UK’s next prime minister, explained

America is warming fast. See how your city’s weather will be different in just one generation.

Here’s how much the winters and summers in the city closest to you may change in about 30 years.

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Jerry Nadler asks Hope Hicks to clarify her “inconsistent” testimony about hush payments

Governors in these states can give workers a raise with the stroke of a pen

Is the new Lion King live-action or animated? That’s the wrong question.

Big Little Lies tried to justify its second season. It never did.

The Trump racism spin cycle

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“Send her back” is where racism and authoritarianism meet

What can be done right now to stop a basic source of health care fraud

What economists have gotten wrong for decades

Rattan furniture is everywhere because we all want to be on vacation

CNN announces the nightly matchups for the second Democratic debate

Vox Sentences: ¡Ricky, renuncia!

“Do something”: why Bill de Blasio is facing criticism for the Eric Garner case

The first Cats trailer is finally here. We were not prepared.

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone

Watch: It Chapter Two returns with an eerie new trailer

Senate Republicans are literally avoiding what Trump does and says

“Send her back!”: Trump’s attacks on Ilhan Omar — and the response — represent a new low

Trump claims he tried to quell “send her back!” chants. The video says otherwise.

Instagram is thinking about hiding the public “Like” count 

It wasn’t just Ilhan Omar — Trump disparaged 8 women during his speech in North Carolina

Trump’s racism is part of his larger con

Colson Whitehead’s spare, riveting, horrifying Nickel Boys

The House just passed a $15 minimum wage. It would be the first increase in a decade.

Money Talks: One friend got married, the other was her maid of honor

Jeffrey Epstein wanted to await trial in his Manhattan mansion. A judge just said no.

Recode Daily: Big Tech told Congress it has plenty of competitors. But does it really?