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Google’s censored search engine for China is sparking a moral crisis within the company

The company is reportedly cracking down on employees who are sharing details about it.

Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison for 2004 assault of Andrea Constand

Cosby will immediately begin serving his sentence in state prison.

The latest developments in the abuse allegations against Rep. Keith Ellison, explained

Here’s what they are and why they’re back in the news.

Robert Redford bids farewell to the silver screen in the pitch-perfect The Old Man & the Gun

In David Lowery’s homage to an American archetype, Redford ends his career as he started it: playing a celebrity thief.

Trump’s UN speech: America First with a side of patriotic word salad

"We will find new purpose, new resolve, and new spirit flourishing all around us," Trump said.

Why “Zendaya Is Meechee” became the feel-good pop meme of the moment

This viral pop meme and its exuberant whimsy are the best thing to happen to Smallfoot.

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Bill Cosby’s spokesperson says his client and Brett Kavanaugh are victims of a “sex war”

Republicans say there’s no evidence behind claims of Kavanaugh’s misconduct. That’s not true.

What does Michael Avenatti have on Brett Kavanaugh? What we know so far.

Read Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly

Why Brett Kavanaugh’s yearbook page matters

“Life as I knew it came to an abrupt halt”: Andrea Constand on aftermath of Cosby assault

Michael Kors acquiring Versace explains how modern fashion is about consolidating power

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The very simple reason Republicans are fighting so hard for Brett Kavanaugh

UN audience literally bursts out laughing at Trump’s speech

Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Kavanaugh: this is about whether we should believe victims of sexual assault

Trump attacks Kavanaugh’s second accuser, saying she was “totally drunk”

If Republicans sour on Kavanaugh, here are 4 alternatives waiting in the wings

Solving America’s painkiller paradox

Here’s how to fix America’s painkiller problem — without leaving pain patients behind.

Mark Judge, the man whose name keeps popping up in the Brett Kavanaugh allegations, explained

Instagram’s co-founders just quit. That could be bad news for Facebook.

Why the Kavanaugh accusations matter so much to teen girls like me

Trump’s new trade deal with South Korea won’t boost US car sales

The Brett Kavanaugh confirmation fight is also about the future of the economy

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Income inequality is changing how we think, live, and die

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Why we get so angry over $500 faux-distressed clothes

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Gray hair is still taboo for women. This popular Instagram account celebrates it.

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In 1991, Virginia Thomas defended her husband. Now Brett Kavanaugh’s wife is doing the same.

Kavanaugh’s Fox News interview, explained in 5 phrases

Progressive activists think they have a shot at stopping Brett Kavanaugh

Vox Sentences: Christine Blasey Ford is not alone

One GOP senator’s revealing explanation of the party stance on Kavanaugh

How 3.4 million chickens drowned in Hurricane Florence

There is no fall TV season anymore

Carol Anderson recommends 4 books on America’s broken political system

Kellyanne Conway: at least Kavanaugh’s better than Harvey Weinstein

Peter Brimelow and VDare, the white nationalist website with close ties to the right, explained

Half of 2018’s Democratic campaign ads are about health care