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White House’s new press rules will make it harder for reporters to hold Trump accountable

The rules could result in reporters being banned for asking follow-up questions. That will have a chilling effect.

Ivanka Trump’s personal email excuse shows she only wants to seem competent some of the time

She violated the rules by using personal email but wants you to believe she didn’t know better.

I work in urban planning. Now Amazon’s coming to my city.

Here’s what worries me.

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Forget football. The National Dog Show is Thanksgiving's best entertainment.

Most people are bad at arguing. These 2 techniques will make you better.

5 countries besides America where people celebrate Thanksgiving

The biggest lie we still teach in American history classes

More pregnant women are using marijuana. We don’t know if that’s safe.

The 2016 election really was dominated by a controversy over emails

The human costs of Black Friday, explained by a former Amazon warehouse manager

The Mississippi Senate runoff, Dems’ last chance for one more 2018 upset, explained

How turkey trots became a Thanksgiving tradition

How HBO’s My Brilliant Friend translates Elena Ferrante’s beloved book to TV

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Vox Sentences: The Whitaker saga continues

Fake butts, fake followers: an Instagram-famous plastic surgeon talks medical ethics

After Florida’s election chaos, the Broward County election supervisor has resigned

New York’s leaders are getting defensive about their Amazon deal

The tragedy of Michael Bloomberg’s latest act of mega-philanthropy

GOP undercuts its own messaging about veterans, backs Trump’s attack on retired admiral

Jim Acosta vs. the Trump White House, explained

What Taylor Swift’s new record deal means for the music industry — and for her image

This drug saves Americans from opioid overdoses. Its price has been hiked 600 percent.

2018’s record-setting voter turnout, in one chart

Nancy Pelosi has critics, but still no challenger

The Kama Sutra is not (just) about sex

Hasbro’s new ‘Monopoly for Millennials’ illustrates the problem with jokes about millennials: they have to be funny

Senate Democrats are trying to stop Whitaker from serving as acting attorney general

SNL’s Amazon sketches were bafflingly sympathetic to Jeff Bezos

How technological progress is making it likelier than ever that humans will destroy ourselves

Northern California still has dangerous air quality due to wildfire smoke

The Journal of Controversial Ideas is already, well, controversial. Here’s a founder’s defense.

All the Democrats running for top spots in the House

The surprisingly weak scientific case for emotional support animals 

New York’s Orthodox Jewish community is battling measles outbreaks. Vaccine deniers are to blame.

Why the people of Finland are trolling Trump by raking the woods

Do fish oil supplements work? Science keeps giving us slippery answers.

Trump indicates he trusts Saudi crown prince’s Khashoggi denials over his own intelligence agency

Trump’s extremely misleading tweet on Osama bin Laden, decoded

Trump made some very scary statements about North Korea in his Fox News interview

The department store of the future just opened in Texas

Green Book builds a feel-good comedy atop an artifact of shameful segregation. Yikes.