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The polls are in: here’s who won — and lost — last week’s debate

Here’s how Biden, Warren, Sanders, Harris, Buttigieg, and Yang have moved in the polls.

Trump just asked the Supreme Court to let him fire the CFPB’s head. The implications are enormous.

A war over the limits of Trump’s power is about to get real.

Why Spain is having yet another election

The country is headed back to the polls for the fourth time in four years.

The fight over Joker and the new movie’s “dangerous” message, explained

Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker is the subject of a furious debate. It hasn’t even been released yet.

The Brett Kavanaugh allegations and the problem with “boys will be boys”

A developmental psychologist explains "the brutal humor of masculinity."

Trump started a huge legal battle with California over lowering car emission standards

Trump revoked a longstanding waiver that allows California to set higher fuel emission standards than the federal government.

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s decade-long hold on power may be coming to an end. Anyone up for peace?

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A whistleblower has filed a complaint about a Trump phone call with a foreign leader

Vox Sentences: Regulation rollback on car emissions

Apple’s VP of communications is leaving the company

The New York Times is the latest news outlet to end its Spanish-language coverage

California just passed a landmark law to regulate Uber and Lyft

Trump retweets lie that Ilhan Omar “partied” on 9/11 anniversary

The University of California system is ending its investment in fossil fuels

A Russian lab containing smallpox and Ebola exploded

Flavored vapes are facing a ban. What does that mean for vapers?

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The 20 Democrats running for president, the next debate lineup, and everything else you should know about 2020

Corey Lewandowski confessed to gaslighting the press. CNN booked him hours later anyway.

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans want to break up companies like Amazon and Google

Trump picks his top hostage negotiator to serve as national security adviser

Israel’s election results show Netanyahu is in serious trouble

A new USDA rule gives pork producers more control. That could endanger consumers.

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on why cable news is suddenly talking so much about climate change

Walmart shootings prompt retailers to change their open-carry policies

To bring “prestige” back to education, make teachers tax-exempt, says Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman

Corey Lewandowski’s chaotic congressional testimony, explained

Climate activist Greta Thunberg used her superpower of shaming adults on Senate Democrats

How Fox News twisted the Kavanaugh scandal into a way to attack the New York Times

Greta Thunberg is leading kids and adults from 150 countries in a massive Friday climate strike

Ayanna Pressley just filed an impeachment resolution against Brett Kavanaugh in the House

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Andrew Yang’s use of Asian stereotypes is reinforcing toxic tropes

GM workers are on strike to accomplish what Trump couldn’t

Why the debate over the legality of Andrew Yang’s $120,000 UBI pilot doesn’t really matter

These scientists want to make psychotherapy sessions much, much shorter

Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 26 at Afghan president campaign rally

Trump’s weird ideas on the US-Saudi relationship, sort of explained

Why Corey Lewandowski is testifying about the Mueller report

The Air Force spent more at Trump’s Scottish resort than originally thought

Silicon Valley is throwing Trump a fundraiser. They’d just rather not talk about it.

Trump makes profoundly bizarre sales pitch to Latino voters in New Mexico

India’s scary new detention camps, explained

Israel’s election, and how Benjamin Netanyahu might lose, explained