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The hasty plan to get Americans back on the moon by 2024, explained

If NASA’s going to pull this one off, it needs to get through an enormous to-do list.

Bernie Sanders made Medicare-for-all mainstream. Now he’s trying to reclaim it.

Bernie Sanders is unambiguous about the point of Medicare-for-all: disruption.

The DNC just announced the roster for the second Democratic debate

But the important question of which candidates will debate on which night of the two-part event hasn’t yet been settled.

Privacy concerns over viral photo apps are totally valid. But they’re also often overblown.

The panic about FaceApp’s old-person filter isn’t wrong, exactly. It’s just tinged with xenophobia and devoid of context.

Elon Musk reveals his plan to link your brain to your smartphone

Step one: Drill holes in the skull. Step two: Implant "threads" into the brain.

House votes to hold AG Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in contempt of Congress

The vote is an attempt to get more information about the Trump administration’s attempts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census.

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Jeffrey Epstein’s connections to Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, explained

Vox Sentences: A global health emergency in the DRC

Presidential candidate Michael Bennet is way behind in the polls. But he believes he can win the nomination — and beat Trump.

Microsoft says it notified nearly 10,000 customers that they were cyberattack victims

Netflix thought it would have 5 million new subscribers this quarter. Instead it added 2.7 million.

Despite boycotts and protests, Amazon Prime Day was bigger than ever

The battle over extending the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, explained

Big Tech told Congress it has plenty of competitors. It’s crushing them all.

How to address the causes of the migration crisis, according to experts

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The evidence on travel bans for diseases like Ebola is clear: they don't work

The Sacklers made billions off the opioid crisis. The Louvre is taking their name off its walls.

Why the House plans to pass a bipartisan bill repealing a controversial Obamacare tax

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Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

Keep up with the policy debates that will shape the Democratic 2020 primary.

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“Everybody can be a sucker”: Marc Maron and Lynn Shelton on how conspiracy theories flourish

How 4 congresswomen came to be called “the Squad”

San Francisco pulls the controversial “IPO tax” because it wasn’t simply an IPO tax

The WHO finally declared a public health emergency over Ebola

9 terrific movies about landing on the moon, from the sublime to the ridiculous

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Recode Daily: Trump is turning his ire to tech companies

New polling indicates Republicans actually like Trump more following racist tweet controversy

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The best movies out this weekend

13 great films now in theaters.

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Trump and the dead end of conservative nationalism

Lion King 2019 vs. the original: what’s better and worse about the remake

One of John Paul Stevens’s last big ideas: repealing the 2nd Amendment

Why Sotheby’s first fancy sneaker auction makes sense — and why it doesn’t

Meet Margaret Hamilton, the badass '60s programmer who saved the moon landing

Planned Parenthood removes Leana Wen as president

The LGBTQ civil rights fight is far from over

Inside the calculated race to create the next drink of summer

The Handmaid’s Tale ends a terrible story arc with an episode that’s kind of okay

Going back to the moon could cost $30 billion. It might be worth it.

Disruption has come for toilet paper

Vox Sentences: The long silence after “I can’t breathe”

Why Pelosi calling Trump’s tweets racist on the House floor turned into chaos

“They have let us down”: Eric Garner’s family criticizes decision not to indict NYPD officer

Of course Mitch McConnell didn’t condemn Trump’s racist tweets

Donors love a winner — which is why Silicon Valley is chucking money only at the top 2020 candidates

Scarlett Johansson defends her desire to play any person, any race, or “any tree” she wants