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Nearly two-thirds of the videos on Amazon’s streaming service are user-generated content. Lots of them are ... odd.

Why a question about Ukraine sent Mike Pompeo into a rage

The secretary of state screamed profanities at NPR reporter Mary Louise Kelly after abruptly ending an interview.

The head of ICE says he will deport DREAMers if the Supreme Court ends DACA

Chief Justice Roberts needs to watch this video before he lets Trump end DACA.

Invasion Day is a day of mourning for Indigenous Australians. The bushfires make this year extra poignant.

The deep connection between the fires, colonization, and Aboriginal protest, explained.

Bernie Sanders’s Joe Rogan experience

Joe Rogan’s controversial endorsement of Bernie Sanders, explained.

Hong Kong declares a state of emergency in response to five confirmed coronavirus cases

Globally, the number of confirmed coronavirus cases has risen to 1,354.

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The Crown Prince and the Amazon King

Did Mohammed Bin Salman hack Jeff Bezos? Recode’s Peter Kafka returns with an update and Kara Swisher explains Saudi Arabia's impunity in the tech world.

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Bernie Sanders’s path to the 2020 Democratic nomination, explained

Schiff closed his arguments with an emotional appeal, but GOP senators seem unmoved

The McConnell effect

Books you can read about the US-Mexico border instead of American Dirt

New surveillance AI can tell schools where students are and where they’ve been

9 highlights from the impeachment trial this week

A SARS-like virus is spreading quickly. Here’s what you need to know.

A secret recording of a Trump dinner confirms one of Lev Parnas’s allegations

In Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets, the closing of a dive bar stands in for the end of the world

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Impeachment, explained

Trump’s Space Force boldly goes where Star Trek went before

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Who are the #HotGirlsForBernie?

“They are coming after me because I am fighting for you”: Trump at March for Life

The Fight explores how the ACLU is navigating the Trump era through 4 key cases

Trump said no US troops were hurt in the Iran strike. The number is now up to 34.

GOP senator shrugs off new evidence of Trump misconduct, contradicting his stance from hours earlier

1917 vividly recreates WWI’s trench warfare. Is that enough to win Best Picture?

Crip Camp is a stirring introduction to the summer camp that sparked the disability rights movement

Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X lead the 2020 Grammy nominees

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Kashmir’s internet has been shut down for 5 months

The Indian government shut the internet down in Kashmir in August last year: what this means for Kashmiris living without the internet - and what it says about the world’s largest democracy.

Trump’s impeachment trial countermessaging has been tasteless and incorrect tweets

The top UN court ordered Myanmar to protect the Rohingya. An expert explains what it means.

Mitch McConnell’s impeachment trial strategy, explained

Will Once Upon a Time in Hollywood finally win Quentin Tarantino the Best Picture Oscar?

Thousands in Iraq called for US troops to leave the country. But there’s more to the story.

Some opioid executives are finally going to prison

Your Slack DMs aren’t as private as you think

Schiff ends day in the impeachment trial by telling the Senate, “If right doesn’t matter, we’re lost”

What polarization data from 9 countries reveals about the US

Thailand’s playboy king isn’t playing around

Netflix’s The Goop Lab pushes flimsy wellness trends. But it’s strong on vulvas.

What it’s like to live through the Australian bushfires

Is it okay to sacrifice one person to save many? How you answer depends on where you’re from.

Greta Gerwig’s fresh take on Little Women won’t win Best Picture, but it should

How Republicans made millions on the tax cuts they pushed through Congress

The coronavirus outbreak is not yet a global health emergency, WHO says

The Trump administration’s new “birth tourism” policy, explained

Odd Job: He lost his leg in Afghanistan. Now he reenacts that horrible day to train others for battle.

House Democrats are using Lindsey Graham’s own words to rebut the president’s defense

Republicans complain about the impeachment trial’s lack of new evidence while blocking new evidence