clock menu more-arrow no yes

Top Stories

The key lesson from school openings abroad: Contain the virus

If schools in America do reopen, other countries have some best practices worth adopting.

The growing scientific evidence for masks to fight Covid-19, explained

It’s true the evidence for masks was weak before. That’s changed.

Congress is running out of time to extend expanded unemployment insurance

Lawmakers have a tight deadline for working out a compromise that could affect as many as 33 million workers.

Israel’s second coronavirus wave is threatening Netanyahu’s hold on power

The public is losing faith in the prime minister’s ability to manage the pandemic and economic crisis.

Why Facebook is “the front line in fighting hate today”

What the head of the Anti-Defamation League has to say about Facebook, hate speech, and the advertiser boycott of the platform.

The Trump administration backed down on its attempt to kick out foreign students

Returning foreign students will be able to take online-only course loads and remain in the US this fall.

Daily Podcast

Today, Explained

Podcast Cover Art

Subscribe Now

What happened to California?

California once looked like an example of how to handle the pandemic. Now it’s a warning for other states looking to reopen.

The Latest

Vox’s audience support program, explained

The White House claimed Trump is pro-LGBTQ. His policies show he isn’t.

Covid-19 vaccine trials are showing promising results. A lot can still go wrong.

What would Rumi do in a pandemic?

The soothing beauty of Shipwreck YouTube

Students are using Instagram to reveal racism on campus

Vox Crossword

Air Force veteran MJ Hegar wins the Texas Democratic Senate primary

Tommy Tuberville wins the Alabama GOP Senate primary, defeating Jeff Sessions

From Vox Media

We're building great things, and we need your talent.

Hong Kong’s future under China’s new security law, explained

The other infectious diseases spreading in the shadow of the pandemic

Okay, Google, how do I listen to Vox?

Live results for the July 14 primaries

What happens if Covid-19 symptoms don’t go away? Doctors are trying to figure it out.

Joe Biden has a chance to make history on climate change

Why scientists are so worried about this glacier

The Democratic Party’s most hated startup can’t change what happened in Iowa. But it can change its name.

With one twist, RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars became a lot like Survivor

Many technologies needed to solve the climate crisis are nowhere near ready

How Netflix made Breaking Bad a hit — and why that won’t happen again

Subscribe Now

Reset

Podcast Cover Art

Subscribe Now

Facebook's fact-check 'loophole'

Facebook's fact-check 'loophole'

This week in TikTok: Every influencer wants a reality show

How the pandemic scrambled Democrats’ campaign to retake statehouses

Money Talks: The couple navigating child care in the pandemic

Filed under:

Trump reduced fines for nursing homes that put residents at risk. Then Covid-19 happened.

The Obama administration cracked down on nursing homes with infection control problems. Trump reversed course.

Democrats have a plan to automatically expand health coverage in a pandemic

How California went from a coronavirus success story to a worrying new hot spot

Google’s former CEO hosts an exclusive retreat in Yellowstone each July. You won’t hear much about it.

Breonna Taylor was killed by police in March. The officers involved have not been arrested.

Filed under:

The debate over “airborne” coronavirus spread, explained

6 key Senate and House races to watch on Tuesday

Filed under:

Some brand names have long perpetuated racism. Black Lives Matter is changing that.

From the Washington Redskins to Aunt Jemima, a racist history is primed to be toppled.

Israel’s West Bank annexation plan and why it’s stalled, explained by an expert

The federal agency that’s supposed to protect workers is toothless on Covid-19

Join the Vox Book Club to talk Rodham with author Curtis Sittenfeld, live on Zoom

The PPP worked how it was supposed to. That’s the problem.

College towns without college students have small businesses struggling

Robert Mueller: Roger Stone “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so”

The Goya Foods free speech controversy, explained

My patient caught Covid-19 twice. So long to herd immunity hopes?

Why did liberals win so many cases before a conservative Supreme Court?