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Ed Whelan’s tweets have created a second Kavanaugh scandal

Did Brett Kavanaugh know a friend of his was planning to smear a private citizen?

Netflix’s Maniac, with Jonah Hill and Emma Stone, is either too weird or not weird enough

The new miniseries is incredibly fun to watch, but emptier and emptier the more you think about it.

The Trump administration says global slavery and child labor are bad — for American businesses

They give an "unfair advantage" to US competitors, according to the US Labor Department.

The 25th Amendment, explained: how a president can be declared unfit to serve

If the VP and Cabinet conclude a president is unwell, they can legally do something about it.

Ryan Zinke to the oil and gas industry: “Our government should work for you”

The interior secretary’s latest gaffe was a pledge of allegiance to fossil fuels.

Needles in strawberries, cyanide in Tylenol: the long history of product tampering

Australia’s strawberry problem has one thing in common with tampering scares in decades past: copycats.

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Rosenstein is the only person between Trump and Mueller. He may soon be gone.

#WhyIDidntReport is a sad, but necessary, rebuke to Trump

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Why Disney is pulling back on its Star Wars release schedule, according to CEO Bob Iger

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Ford is laying out conditions to testify on sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh

This is what happens to your body when an airplane cabin isn’t pressurized

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Beto O’Rourke could lead a blue wave in Texas — even if he loses his Senate race

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been ordered to take a psychiatric exam

Josh Groban and Tony Danza’s appealing odd-couple dynamic can’t quite save The Good Cop

Amazon’s looming challenge: Europe’s antitrust laws

John C. Reilly explains how to properly fit a men’s hat

Republicans in a US territory just legalized marijuana

Cody Wilson, 3D-printed gun creator, arrested in Taiwan

How much would the iPhone cost if it were made in America?

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Trump just walked back his controversial order to declassify Russia investigation information

Amazon’s smart microwave is a Trojan horse

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Joe Biden apologizes again about Anita Hill during the Kavanaugh firestorm

Trump’s latest interview shows Republicans have nothing to run on in November

FDA: we might have to ban some e-cigarettes to stop teens from vaping

The 10 most important Senate elections, briefly explained

A top Cornell food researcher has had 13 studies retracted. That’s a lot.

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Trump: Kavanaugh’s accuser should have gone to the police if she’s telling the truth

Conservative activist Ed Whelan apologizes for insinuating a Kavanaugh doppelgänger assaulted Ford

Fox News won’t say Kavanaugh’s accuser is lying. They say she’s misremembering.

Why every social media site is a dumpster fire

Aberdeen, Maryland, shooting at Rite Aid distribution center: what we know

Kavanaugh and Trump are part of a larger crisis of elite accountability in America

Exclusive: internal documents show how hard it is for some immigrants to get a travel ban waiver

Hurricane Florence’s “1,000-year” rainfall, explained

The fall equinox is Saturday: 8 things to know about the first day of autumn

Democrats and Republicans are both running on identity politics

The skin care generation wants to pamper their babies, too

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Fedoras are for jerks: a history of awful dudes in awful hats

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How travel agencies avoided extinction and became a luxury service

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Michael Cohen tweets, then deletes, praise of himself for talking to Mueller

The apps that help blind people shop

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