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How “Medicare Extra” gets to universal coverage without single-payer

An analysis of the Center for American Progress’s plan finds it covers everyone, cuts costs by $300 billion, and keeps (some) private insurance.

“Likability” ratings in a recent New Hampshire poll show just how tough female candidates have it

The complicated gender politics behind "likability," explained.

Meatless meat is having a moment. Will eggless eggs be next?

How food scientists are working to imitate an egg

Boris Johnson is set to be the UK’s new prime minister

Johnson won the Conservative leadership contest and is expected to become the next prime minister on July 24. He has promised to take the UK out of the EU by October 31. Will he deliver?

How Warped Tour led the consumerist music festival revolution

The iconic festival was as much about brands as it was about bands.

The best $42.92 I ever spent: a handful of junky Forever 21 jewelry

I didn’t usually buy fast fashion, but I knew I wanted whatever I wore to my father’s funeral to be disposable.

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Five years after Eric Garner

After five years, a decision on the death of Eric Garner, who was put in a chokehold by an NYPD officer, creates further questions. The Washington Post's Wesley Lowery tries to answer them.

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Kamala Harris just introduced a bill to decriminalize marijuana

Vox Sentences: Hawaiians fight for their sacred land

Democrats and the White House strike a budget and debt ceiling deal

As Hong Kong protests continue, mob violence against demonstrators casts a shadow

Every episode of Veronica Mars, ranked

Arkansas is the latest state to ban calling veggie burgers “veggie burgers”

Al Franken needs to stop comparing his resignation to death

Trump talked about Mueller’s testimony for around 90 seconds. He packed in 6 lies.

Ai Weiwei on the global refugee crisis, the Chinese movie industry, and his new film

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A new reason to worry about Huawei: It’s been building North Korea’s wireless networks

Who should get the HPV vaccine? The recommendations keep changing.

Microsoft wants to build artificial general intelligence: an AI better than humans at everything

Delivery workers are being cheated out of tips by their own companies. This isn’t new.

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Trump says he could wipe Afghanistan off face of the earth in 10 days

The composure and civility of “the Squad” against Trump’s attacks

Al Franken did the right thing by resigning

India’s Chandrayaan-2 mission blasts off for the moon

Puerto Rico’s week of massive protests, explained

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Iran says it arrested 17 people spying for the CIA. The US says it’s fake news.

Live Nation admits to helping artists scalp their own tickets to make more money

Watch: the biggest movie and TV trailers released at Comic-Con

Avengers: Endgame finally beats Avatar to become the biggest movie of all time

Trump now: Criticizing America is unpatriotic. Trump then: America “is going to HELL.”

Why the ending of the Veronica Mars revival was so shocking

Watch Tom Hanks become Mister Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’s first trailer

Mark Kleiman, who changed the way we think about crime and drugs, has died at 68

Elizabeth Warren sees “serious warning signs” of an economic crash

The Amazon dilemma: how a tech powerhouse that fulfills our every consumer need still lets us down

Laboratories of democracy: what Seattle learned from having the highest minimum wage in the nation

New York just passed the most ambitious climate target in the country

Immigrants are skipping reproductive health care because they’re afraid of being deported

Who pays for Amazon’s “customer obsession”? The service reps who pick up the phones.

“We’re not ready” for foreign election interference in 2020, says Rep. Adam Schiff

Big Little Lies’ season 2 finale ends on a lackluster, disappointing note

What Democrats want from Robert Mueller’s upcoming testimony

Extradition and independence: What’s behind the continued protests in Hong Kong

Ocasio-Cortez calls for an independent investigation into child separation policies

CNN’s debate draft special shows cable news has learned nothing from 2016