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Trump just walked back his controversial order to declassify Russia investigation information

The original order was shockingly wide-ranging.

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

The new miniseries is incredibly fun to watch, but emptier and emptier the more you think about it.

Beto O’Rourke could lead a blue wave in Texas — even if he loses his Senate race

This could be the difference between a very conservative Texas and a bipartisan one.

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?

Needles in strawberries, cyanide in Tylenol: the long history of product tampering

Australia’s strawberry problem has one thing in common with tampering scares in decades past: copycats.

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

This is what happens to your body when an airplane cabin isn’t pressurized

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Finding homes for immigrant kids is hard. Trump’s making it harder — by arresting their relatives.

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

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French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has been ordered to take a psychiatric exam

Josh Groban and Tony Danza’s appealing odd-couple dynamic can’t quite save The Good Cop

Amazon’s looming challenge: Europe’s antitrust laws

John C. Reilly explains how to properly fit a men’s hat

Cody Wilson, 3D-printed gun creator, arrested in Taiwan

9 times Mister Rogers said exactly the right thing

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

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.

Why every social media site is a dumpster fire

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

Kavanaugh and Trump are part of a larger crisis of elite accountability in America

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

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.