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How 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

The climate crisis is a top issue for Democratic primary voters. Here’s where the candidates stand.

Iran slams Trump for sanctions: “The White House is suffering from intellectual disability”

Trump then greatly threatened Iran in response.

A solar eclipse is coming for Chile and Argentina

A few hours before sunset, the moon will block out the sun in South America. Don’t worry, you can watch online.

Illinois just legalized marijuana

Illinois is the 11th state to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes.

Trump’s repeated defense against assault accusations: call the accuser unattractive

When the president says E. Jean Carroll is "not my type," he wants us to think sexual assault is about sex and not power.

It felt like the flu. It took 10 doctors, a year, and $60,000 to get an answer.

My family’s harrowing journey to get a diagnosis after we were bitten by ticks — and what it says about our health system.

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The rise and fall of R. Kelly

R. Kelly is facing new criminal charges, as well as investigations that involve the IRS, the FBI, and the Department of Homeland Security. Jim DeRogatis went from reviewing his music to documenting his alleged misdeeds against minors.

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Donald Trump should have fallen out with Mick Mulvaney a long time ago

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The first Democratic presidential debate: June 26-27, 2019

Government workers don’t have a federal right to unionize. Democrats want to change that.

Bernie Sanders is using his massive email list to warn immigrants about ICE raids

Why the Democratic Party doesn’t want a presidential debate about climate change

2020 Democrats’ campaign finance pledges, explained

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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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Marijuana legalization, explained

More states and countries are legalizing marijuana. Here’s what you need to know.

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These billionaires just made a surprising request to 2020 candidates: tax us more

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9 under-the-radar movies you won’t want to miss this year

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Elizabeth Warren has a new plan to make voting easier

The surprisingly difficult art of doing less

Congress has been fighting over aid to the border for weeks. Trump just got in the middle of it.

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The 2 big disagreements between the 2020 Democratic candidates on Medicare-for-all

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Why isn’t birth control better?

Birth control has come a long way since 1960, but the options are far from perfect.

Recode Daily: How much would you pay to avoid ads?

How biohackers are trying to upgrade their brains, their bodies — and human nature

The best $95 I ever spent: a weighted blanket for my anxiety-induced insomnia

Why suicide is a top cause of death for police officers and firefighters

Vox Sentences: Trump bets on sanctions

Netflix’s re-translation of Neon Genesis Evangelion is drawing backlash for queer erasure

Watch Mike Pence pack 2 big lies about the environment into a single 20-second clip

Why E. Jean Carroll’s assault accusation against Trump wasn’t front-page news

The cost of an ad-free internet: $35 more per month

Chuck Todd’s Trump interview, and the backlash to it, explained

I paid off all my student loans. I still support student loan forgiveness.

What happens when (and if) the Boeing 737 Max returns to the air?

The weekend in the risky US-Iran standoff, explained


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How Amazon benefits from counterfeit books

In Facebook we trust? (All others pay cash)

LGBTQ Pride Month, explained

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Jay Inslee has a radical plan to phase out fossil fuel production in the US


Hong Kong’s huge protests, explained

If Slack is so good, why are so many companies trying to fix it? 

Democrats’ ongoing argument about free college, explained

Recode Daily: Soon you might know exactly how much you’re worth to Facebook

Inside Felicity House, a New York social club for women with autism

The climate crisis and the end of the golden era of food choice

Midnight Chicken is a cookbook that reads like a novel