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5 Republican senators to watch as the impeachment trial gets underway

The group could shape key terms of the trial.

More than half the world’s millennials fear a nuclear attack this decade

The International Committee of the Red Cross released an astounding report.

California has been passing tough animal welfare laws. A court just handed the state a big victory.

The courts keep backing states’ rights to pass animal welfare laws.

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The 100 year fight for equal rights

Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment this week. Now, Congress is the only thing standing between the 28th amendment and the Constitution of the United States.

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What we know about a shooting, stabbing, and fire in Honolulu, Hawaii

Is the president’s abuse of power an impeachable offense?

New anti-government protests in Beirut leave more than 300 injured

House impeachment managers: Trump poses an “immediate threat to the nation and the rule of law”

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are giving up their “royal highness” titles

7 questions about Harry and Meghan’s royal shake-up, answered

The Trump administration wants to weaken Obama’s school lunch rules. Again.

The National Archives edited a Women’s March picture to be less critical of Trump

New evidence shows a Nunes aide in close conversation with Parnas

“Flood the zone with shit”: How misinformation overwhelmed our democracy

The children’s librarian who hated Goodnight Moon

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The internet, from SpaceX

Starlink, a constellation of satellites launched by Space X, has the ambitious goal of bringing internet connectivity to the globe.

Spotify may buy The Ringer. Here’s why that makes sense.

Coping with war and crisis through memes

The next Democratic debate will take place right before the New Hampshire primary

Mike Bloomberg throws shade at Joe Biden as a looming “lame duck”

21 kids sued the government over climate change. A federal court dismissed the case. 

GOP Sen. Martha McSally’s attack on a CNN reporter was an embrace of Trumpism

The coming Supreme Court showdown over birth control

The Virginia gun rights rally raising fears of violence, explained

Things can get “really bad, really quickly” when a 24-year-old runs a company

When Pinterest users started searching for vaccines, CEO Ben Silbermann pulled all medical information from the platform

Amazon’s Ring blamed hacks on consumers reusing their passwords. A lawsuit says that’s not true.

Eminem’s new song “Darkness” tries to enter the mind of the Las Vegas shooter

11 US troops were injured in Iran’s attack. It shows how close we came to war.

The Women’s Marches are shrinking. Their influence isn’t.

The bias against female presidential candidates is real

Mike Bloomberg’s ad strategy is kind of working

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

Yes, the UK media’s coverage of Meghan Markle really is racist

9 questions about Trump’s impeachment trial you were too embarrassed to ask

Trump’s prayer event began with an inaccurate 2016 election map and ended with a rage-tweet