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Watch: Stephen Colbert skewers white supremacists’ weird obsession with chugging milk

"Lactose is their only form of tolerance."

Trump blamed disaster relief funding for the deficit. It’s mostly the tax cuts.

The deficit swelled to $779 billion in 2018. The tax cuts make up 20 percent of that.

The 15 most interesting House races of 2018

There’s a dizzying number of contested House races. Here are the 15 you need to know.

Halloween: a complete guide to horror’s quirkiest, most erratic franchise

John Carpenter’s 1978 movie spawned a cat-and-mouse battle between Michael Myers and Laurie Strode that’s lasted four decades.

Why DNA test results are actually pretty fuzzy

A geneticist explains why DNA testing kits can’t reveal anyone’s complete ancestral history.

Everything you need to know about Prince Harry’s sleep tracker fitness ring

Billionaire biohackers and at least one Real Housewife also love the Oura ring.

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It is now almost certain that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was brutally murdered at the hands of the Saudi government. As more and more gruesome details emerge, things get worse and worse for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

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Halloween costumes are about dressing as someone else. I decided to go as my own fears instead.

Cage-free, free range, organic: what all those egg labels really mean

Reconsidering the US-Saudi relationship

Twitter released 9 million tweets from one Russian troll farm. Here’s what we learned.

Julian Assange is fighting the Ecuadorian government over a cat

Report: 300 Pennsylvania Catholic priests sexually abused more than 1,000 children

Polls can be wrong

The 13 most important governor elections in 2018, briefly explained

The Hate U Give’s creative team talks turning the best-seller into a movie

The DOJ is investigating clerical child sex abuse in Pennsylvania. Such an inquiry is unprecedented.

Farts: which animals do, which don’t, and why

Trump praises a Montana Congress member for body-slamming a reporter

The Hate U Give is equal parts coming-of-age drama and Black Lives Matter primer. It’s terrific.

Kristen Bell has some doubts about Snow White and consent. She’s part of a long tradition.

80,000 Americans died of the flu last winter. Get your flu shot.

Making a Murderer is back. Here’s all that’s happened since the first season.

A guide to the 2018 midterm elections

The 2018 midterms could be pivotal for the future of the Trump administration. Here’s everything you need to know about who’s running, what to watch, and why it matters.

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Making a Murderer Part 2 is more entertainment than investigation. It feels a little gross.

A Star Is Born is built on a rock vs. pop music binary. Does one side win?

An American campaign tee is trendy in Asia. Its popularity has nothing to do with the US.

Salt Fat Acid Heat host Samin Nosrat’s surefire secret to a successful Thanksgiving

Jared Kushner reportedly wants Trump to back Saudi crown prince

The Good Place is finally back on track

Vox Sentences: The Catholic sex abuse reckoning continues in Pennsylvania

Trump just tweeted out a cryptic video of people getting money in Spanish

NBA players keep getting tattoos of corporate logos. Now the league is forcing them to cover up.

Tech employees are pushing Silicon Valley to put ethics before profit

The GOP’s real record on preexisting conditions: trying to roll back protections

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How one woman is trying to end period stigma and the “tampon tax”

“Real people — not paid actors”: why companies love “authentic” advertising

Twitter users are turning to clickbait to get out the vote

Why gamers use WASD to move

Trump’s “caravan” tantrum could put migrants in danger. It’s happened before.

A lawsuit against Harvard could change affirmative action in college admissions

eBay is suing Amazon over an alleged “scheme” to steal its top sellers

In Stormy Daniels, Trump may have met his match

I support affirmative action. But Harvard really is hurting Asian Americans.

The US just punished Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi — in a very small way

Richard E. Grant on playing a “Labrador” to Melissa McCarthy’s “porcupine” in their new movie