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How conservative media became a “safe space”

Former talk radio host Charlie Sykes on the crisis of conservative media.

SNL tests Trump’s negotiating prowess in ‘Deal or No Deal’: Government Shutdown Edition

Kate McKinnon’s Nancy Pelosi is drunk on her own power.

The 2019 Women’s March battled controversy. These women turned out anyway.

They’re aware of the anti-Semitism concerns, but still support the movement’s larger goals.

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The partial government shutdown is now officially a record-breaking, trip-cancelling, State of the Union-postponing, Cardi B-angering hot mess.

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9 key questions about the longest government shutdown in history, answered

Mueller’s office disputes BuzzFeed News report that Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress

Why Trump and Pelosi are caught in a bitter, petty game of one-upmanship

What’s open — and closed — during a partial government shutdown

Trump reportedly has a new proposal to end the shutdown

The shutdown’s effect on the US economy, explained

By the numbers: how 2 years of Trump’s policies have affected immigrants

Trump is looking for a new way to cut Medicaid — without Congress

Doctors are frightened by climate change. Their industry is a big part of the problem.

Why these young tech workers spent their Friday night planning a rebellion against companies like Google, Amazon, and Facebook

How Stephen King saved regional book reviews in Maine’s biggest daily paper

Vox Sentences: Who’s at the top of Moscow Tower?

Former officer Jason Van Dyke sentenced to 6 years for Laquan McDonald shooting

Vox 2019 Audience Survey: help us serve you better

The philosophical problem of killing baby Hitler, explained

9 experts on Theresa May’s “Plan B” and what’s next for Brexit

Supporters of Confederate monuments had a very bad week

Where are The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’s children?

R. Kelly’s music label has reportedly dropped him

Trump’s unfounded tweet stoking fears about Muslim “prayer rugs,” explained

Women travel alone more than men. Here’s why.

The best 10-Year Challenge yet belongs to humanity

Ariana Grande’s “7 Rings” and the vicarious thrill of spending money we’ll never have

Government watchdog to State Department: quit ignoring climate change

It’s official: Trump and Kim Jong Un will have a second summit

There are no “feel-good” government shutdown stories

Mitch McConnell calls House Democrats’ anti-corruption bill a “power grab”

How to make more Vox Video happen

Why the second season of Punisher feels like such a drag

Democrats’ impeachment agita, explained

The Pentagon calls climate change a national security threat. Trump isn’t listening.

Watch: White House spokesperson repeatedly declines to deny that Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress

Can Americans learn to love ugly fruits and vegetables?

Science funding is a mess. Could grant lotteries make it better?

Why scammers are everywhere now — and why we love them

Federal judge strikes down Wisconsin Republicans’ lame-duck early voting rollbacks

Does the BuzzFeed report show that Trump obstructed justice? I asked 9 legal experts.

Pelosi’s office: Trump’s administration leaked our commercial flight plans to Afghanistan

The Fyre Festival was the con of a generation. Two streaming docs tell the story.

This is the telegram MLK sent Malcolm X's wife after her husband's assassination