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The House just passed a $15 minimum wage. It would be the first increase in a decade.

The Raise the Wage Act would also tie future increases to changes in middle-class pay.

Trump claims he tried to quell “send her back!” chants. The video says otherwise.

The gaslighter in chief strikes again.

Michael Cohen documents unsealed as Trump hush money investigation concludes

No further charges will apparently be brought in the hush money probe. What happened?

Money Talks: One friend got married, the other was her maid of honor

Two friends discuss the costs (emotional and financial) of participating in one’s special day.

The first Cats trailer is finally here. We were not prepared.

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, and Idris Elba play anthropomorphic felines in this bizarre, straight-faced adaptation of the iconic ’80s musical.

Scientists are grappling with our biggest limitation in spaceflight: our own bodies

We’ve sent people to space for decades — but we’re only beginning to learn what that means for human health.

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An ugly, racist week in America came to a head last night with a chant at a Trump rally. The Atlantic’s Adam Serwer says this is a defining moment for American democracy.

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Humans landed on the moon 50 years ago, and it’s still freaking awesome

CNN announces the nightly matchups for the second Democratic debate

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“Do something”: why Bill de Blasio is facing criticism for the Eric Garner case

Watch: It Chapter Two returns with an eerie new trailer

Senate Republicans are literally avoiding what Trump does and says

“Send her back!”: Trump’s attacks on Ilhan Omar — and the response — represent a new low

Instagram is thinking about hiding the public “Like” count 

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It wasn’t just Ilhan Omar — Trump disparaged 8 women during his speech in North Carolina

Colson Whitehead’s spare, riveting, horrifying Nickel Boys

Jeffrey Epstein wanted to await trial in his Manhattan mansion. A judge just said no.

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Recode Daily: Big Tech told Congress it has plenty of competitors. But does it really?

Where the US government is using facial recognition technology to surveil Americans

“I needed to do this movie”: Awkwafina on her star-making role in The Farewell

Trump’s racist tirades against “the Squad,” explained

George Will makes the conservative case against democracy

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The controversy over whether the media should call Trump’s racist tweets “racist,” explained

Bernie Sanders’s long feud with Goldman Sachs’s former CEO is now part of his campaign

Royal baby Archie will have a huge impact on Britain’s economy

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

Vox Sentences: A global health emergency in the DRC

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

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

The DNC just announced the roster for the second Democratic debate

Effort to force Trump impeachment vote fails in House of Representatives

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.

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

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

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

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

New data shows drug overdose deaths fell in 2018. But there’s a big catch.

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