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Republicans in a US territory just legalized marijuana

The Northern Mariana Islands’ legislature is the first in the US to legalize marijuana sales.

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

State Department guidance sets a higher bar for some people than others.

Why every social media site is a dumpster fire

Tribalism makes these platforms easy targets for con artists.

Amazon’s smart microwave is a Trojan horse

The company’s first kitchen appliance is harmless — and an easy way into a vast ecosystem.

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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?

9 times Mister Rogers said exactly the right thing

"Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."

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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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Joe Biden apologizes again about Anita Hill during the Kavanaugh firestorm

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

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

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.

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

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

Vox Sentences: 24 hours, 3 mass shootings

The apps that help blind people shop

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Trump adds more Russians who interfered in the 2016 election to a sanctions list

A life insurance company wants to track your fitness data

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Mueller has been questioning Michael Cohen on Trump’s Russia ties

Human memory is flawed. That doesn’t mean Christine Blasey Ford is wrong.

Our memories are imperfect, but that doesn’t mean "the past is unknowable."

There have been 263 days in 2018 — and 262 mass shootings in America

Not even Captain Marvel is safe from the “smile more” catcall

A black political candidate was canvassing in her district. Then someone called the police.

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

Batman’s penis is in a comic book for the first time ever — but not for long

Imagine if the media covered alcohol like other drugs

Browsing on Amazon is terrible. Amazon wants to fix that with its new tool.

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The Parkland shooting fueled calls for more school police. Civil rights groups want them removed.

Is there a humane way to boil lobsters alive? One woman thinks it’s by getting them high.

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In Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore spares no one — especially self-satisfied liberals

This deleted Facebook post shows why the FBI should investigate the Kavanaugh allegation

I Think We’re Alone Now, from Reed Morano, is a gorgeous post-apocalyptic relationship drama

So far this year, crime and murder are trending down in America’s biggest cities