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The Trump-Ukraine scandal, explained in one minute

A witness in Monday’s hearing broke Trump’s impeachable offenses down really, really clearly.

What Trump has done to the courts, explained

No president in recent memory has done more to change the judiciary than Donald Trump.

Paul Volcker, the most important Fed chair of the 20th century, has died

Volcker caused two recessions — and ended the 1970s era of high inflation in the US.

4 winners and 5 losers from the 2020 Golden Globes nominations

From Parasite to The Morning Show, it’s looking like another strange year at the weirdest awards show.

How to shoot a documentary inside a Mexican ambulance

Private ambulances serve much of Mexico City. Midnight Family tells the story of one.

The 2019 UK elections, explained

The UK is voting on Thursday. It’s (mostly) about Brexit.

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Rudolph the former mayor

How Rudy Giuliani went from "America's mayor" to the inadvertent architect of Donald Trump's pending impeachment.

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Bill Barr’s Justice Department swings into action to undercut the inspector general report

Trump’s comments about the IG report turn reality on its head

Finland’s new parliament is dominated by women under 35

The dust-up over Elizabeth Warren’s private legal work, explained

The future of the Paris climate agreement is being decided this week

Impeachment, explained

More migrants from Africa are trying to reach the US through Mexico

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Florida or Hollywood?

Hollywood almost lost to this city

You can now buy Star Wars hypebeast sneakers, fancy Dutch ovens, and status parkas. Here’s why.

Devin Nunes’s explanations for his Parnas phone calls are getting increasingly outlandish

Here’s the full list of nominees for the 2020 Golden Globes

What to expect at the House Judiciary Committee’s second impeachment hearing

Americans still drink. But in 2019, it became cool to drink less.

Joe Biden maintains a massive lead in a new South Carolina ranked-choice poll

90 percent of growth in high-tech jobs happened in just 5 metro areas

Watchmen episode 8 has an Adrian Veidt-centric post-credits scene. It’s bonkers. 

Watchmen becomes an aching, beautiful love story in its next-to-last episode

Wonder Woman 1984’s first trailer teases the triumphant return of Gal Gadot — and the 1980s

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Don't curl your lashes and talk about Uighurs on TikTok

TikTok, the video sharing app that has taken the tweens and 2019 by storm, is now facing still competition, concerns over censorship, and a federal investigation.

Hong Kong demonstrators see a massive turnout on the 6-month anniversary of protests

Trump isn’t allowed at NATO’s cool kids’ table in SNL’s cold open

Pensacola, Florida, Naval Air Station shooting: what we know

New House Judiciary Committee report defines impeachable offenses 

Trump orders review of EPA water rules because “people are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times”

The Supreme Court just handed the Trump administration a rare rebuke

White House declines to be involved in House impeachment inquiry, leaving defense to Republican lawmakers

Pete Buttigieg’s McKinsey problem, explained

How Andrew Johnson’s impeachment created the template for Trump’s

This year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award recognizes a passage comparing a penis to a small monkey

It’s not just passengers being assaulted in Ubers. Drivers are at risk, too.

Vox Sentences: The president’s offenses

Bloomberg’s first TV interview showed him to be exactly who progressives feared he was

Uber’s sexual assault report won’t hurt it as badly as other incidents

Uber says it’s focusing on safety. Its new report shows that there’s far more to be done.

The best books I read in 2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader failed to depose Maduro. He explains why he’s not giving up.

Rudy Giuliani just blew up Trump’s “no quid pro quo” talking point

Waves star Sterling K. Brown learned a lot about parenting from playing a father on screen

The House has passed a bill to restore key parts of the Voting Rights Act