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My great-grandmother’s struggle with mental illness — and the therapy that saved her life

Electroconvulsive therapy can help people with severe depression. But it has a controversial past.

The Harriet Tubman $20 bill was due in 2020. Now it might wait years more.

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin says it likely won’t happen until after Trump leaves office.

McDonald’s workers are on strike. 3 presidential candidates joined them.

Picket lines are now campaign stops.

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President Trump is reportedly considering issuing a series of pardons for alleged war crimes in time for Memorial Day. Some see parallels to Nixon’s handling of the My Lai massacre.

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Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says social media will get better ... eventually

This is what it was like to perform abortions before Roe

Don’t break up Facebook — replace Mark Zuckerberg, says former security boss Alex Stamos

Vox Sentences: The end of the road for Theresa May

Trump wants everyone to know he is extremely calm and Pelosi is the “crazy” one

Audience reviews on Rotten Tomatoes are easily manipulated. That’s about to change.

Lil Nas X and Wrangler collaborated on a clothing line. Some Wrangler customers aren't having it.

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is Tarantino’s fun, haunting homage to the summer of ’69

We asked all the 2020 Democrats how they’d fix child care. Here’s what they said.

We asked the dads running for president what they do for child care

Congress wants to stop surprise medical bills. But they have one big problem left to solve.

Facebook has taken down billions of fake accounts, but the problem is still getting worse

Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

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Democrats: we’d love to nominate a young woman of color in 2020. Also, we love Joe Biden.

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

“American Taliban” John Walker Lindh’s controversial release from prison, explained

Meet the man with an impossible job: cleaning up YouTube

Climate change is making allergy season worse

Eric Garner died during a 2014 police encounter. An officer involved might lose his job.

“Send a Baby to Mars!” and other AI-generated petitions

What Rep. Justin Amash’s call for Trump’s impeachment showed about the Republican Party

Attorney General William Barr dining at the Trump hotel is a bad look

Recode Daily: Amazon employees ask their company to address climate change

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The limits of ancestry DNA tests, explained

When I couldn’t tell the world I wanted to transition, I went to Dressbarn

Holding Trump accountable is a pocketbook issue

How AirPods became an unlikely status symbol

Disruption comes for death

Vox Sentences: Nevada is no Alabama

Why protesters are throwing milkshakes at Nigel Farage

What the leaked IRS memo does and doesn’t say about the Trump tax returns controversy

A Silicon Valley startup is trying to rebrand payday loans

“Elizabeth Warren called me!” is turning into a meme

20 lingering questions about the Game of Thrones series finale

Trump’s bizarre Rose Garden news conference on impeachment, explained

How to get the most out of your exercise time, according to science

A simple guide to high-intensity interval training, or HIIT, the fitness trend du jour.

Congress’s high-stakes budget fight to avert an economic crisis, explained