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Americans still drink. But in 2019, it became cool to drink less.

How White Claw and wellness changed drinking culture this year.

Joe Biden maintains a massive lead in a new South Carolina ranked-choice poll

Biden is still leading by double digits in the crucial early state, while other Democrats struggle to pick up African American support.

90 percent of growth in high-tech jobs happened in just 5 metro areas

As a result, wealth is also being concentrated in those areas.

Here’s the full list of nominees for the 2020 Golden Globes

The Golden Globes honor both TV and film.

Watchmen becomes an aching, beautiful love story in its next-to-last episode

"A God Walks Into Abar" is the kind of deeply romantic, mind-bending TV episode Damon Lindelof lives to make.

Hong Kong demonstrators see a massive turnout on the 6-month anniversary of protests

Protest groups say 800,000 people participated in pro-democracy demonstrations Sunday, the latest in a series of anti-government protests that began in June.

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“This will end when one of us dies”

ProPublica’s Lizzie Presser explains why Americans are being jailed for their medical debt.

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The species the world lost this decade

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You can now buy Star Wars hypebeast sneakers, fancy Dutch ovens, and status parkas. Here’s why.

Devin Nunes’s explanations for his Parnas phone calls are getting increasingly outlandish

Impeachment, explained

Watchmen episode 8 has an Adrian Veidt-centric post-credits scene. It’s bonkers. 

Wonder Woman 1984’s first trailer teases the triumphant return of Gal Gadot — and the 1980s

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Trump isn’t allowed at NATO’s cool kids’ table in SNL’s cold open

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Pensacola, Florida, Naval Air Station shooting: what we know

New House Judiciary Committee report defines impeachable offenses 

Trump orders review of EPA water rules because “people are flushing toilets 10 times, 15 times”

The Supreme Court just handed the Trump administration a rare rebuke

White House declines to be involved in House impeachment inquiry, leaving defense to Republican lawmakers

Pete Buttigieg’s McKinsey problem, explained

How Andrew Johnson’s impeachment created the template for Trump’s

This year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award recognizes a passage comparing a penis to a small monkey

It’s not just passengers being assaulted in Ubers. Drivers are at risk, too.

Vox Sentences: The president’s offenses

Bloomberg’s first TV interview showed him to be exactly who progressives feared he was

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Don't curl your lashes and talk about Uighurs on TikTok

TikTok, the video sharing app that has taken the tweens and 2019 by storm, is now facing still competition, concerns over censorship, and a federal investigation.

Uber’s sexual assault report won’t hurt it as badly as other incidents

Uber says it’s focusing on safety. Its new report shows that there’s far more to be done.

The best books I read in 2019

Venezuela’s opposition leader failed to depose Maduro. He explains why he’s not giving up.

Rudy Giuliani just blew up Trump’s “no quid pro quo” talking point

Waves star Sterling K. Brown learned a lot about parenting from playing a father on screen

The House has passed a bill to restore key parts of the Voting Rights Act

This comedy of manners from 2012 perfectly anticipated the 2010s’ reckoning with misogyny

Trump’s use of a personal cellphone means Russia could have intel about Ukraine calls

Could this be Trump’s orange makeup?

Hundreds of wacky, obsolete laws still exist. Why don’t more states remove them?

The Trump campaign’s boast about impeachment polling is actually an own goal

Pregnant people are being offered an unproven treatment to “reverse” abortions

There is no culture war peace treaty

Republicans are introducing a new compromise LGBTQ rights bill. But everyone already hates it.

A former Republican Congress member explains what happened to his party

2 Nobel-winning economists speak out on our big economic problem: not enough immigration

Peter Singer on the lives you can save

The Supreme Court considers a $12 billion plan to sabotage Obamacare

Could squeezing more oil out of the ground help fight climate change?