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More than a quarter of all birds have disappeared from North America since 1970

A new study finds 3 billion fewer birds are flying through our skies. But there’s a silver lining.

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Bernie Sanders’s housing-for-all plan, explained

It starts with a nationwide rent-control initiative.

Survey: the epidemic of teen vaping continues to surge, unabated

Nicotine e-cigarette use rose for another year in adolescents, while few older adults touch the devices.

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A guide to how 2020 Democrats plan to fight climate change

Tactics include taxing carbon, prosecuting polluters, space mirrors, and trillions of dollars in investment.

Kamala Harris is f***ing committing to Iowa

She plans to spend much of October there in a move to reverse her summer slump.

How Sean Spicer’s Dancing With the Stars debut became a culture war

The real winner of Dancing With the Stars’ Sean Spicer controversy is Dancing with the Stars.

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To Bibi or not to Bibi

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s decade-long hold on power may be coming to an end. Anyone up for peace?

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Greta Thunberg is leading kids and adults from 150 countries in a massive Friday climate strike

This new airplane model will know when you’ve unbuckled your seatbelt

Vaping appears to be making hundreds of people sick. Doctors have no idea why.

Why Elizabeth Warren’s selfie lines matter

Justin Trudeau faces backlash after photo and video are uncovered showing him in brownface

Area 51 and aliens: the myth, the meme, and the strange reality, explained

You can finally buy Impossible Foods’ meatless burger in grocery stores, starting Friday

House Democrats just introduced an ambitious plan to take on prescription drug prices

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Pete Buttigieg’s Medicare-for-all-who-want-it plan, explained

The next global pandemic could kill millions of us. Experts say we’re really not prepared.

Home care workers have a lousy job. A new Congressional bill aims to change that.

Hotels are banning tiny plastic toiletries. Environmental experts think they can do more.

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The 20 Democrats running for president, the next debate lineup, and everything else you should know about 2020

How the very 2000s puka shell necklace made a comeback

Vox Sentences: Regulation rollback on car emissions

The techlash isn’t big enough to stop Facebook from selling video chat devices for your living room

Why Spain is having yet another election

The Brett Kavanaugh allegations and the problem with “boys will be boys”

Trump just asked the Supreme Court to let him fire the CFPB’s head. The implications are enormous.

The fight over Joker and the new movie’s “dangerous” message, explained

Apple’s VP of communications is leaving the company

The polls are in: here’s who won — and lost — last week’s debate

Trump started a huge legal battle with California over lowering car emission standards

The New York Times is the latest news outlet to end its Spanish-language coverage

California just passed a landmark law to regulate Uber and Lyft

Trump retweets lie that Ilhan Omar “partied” on 9/11 anniversary

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The University of California system is ending its investment in fossil fuels

A Russian lab containing smallpox and Ebola exploded

Flavored vapes are facing a ban. What does that mean for vapers?

How the GM workers strike makes Bernie Sanders’s case for Medicare-for-all

5 great movies from TIFF that flew under the radar

The secret history of Area 51, explained by an expert

Corey Lewandowski confessed to gaslighting the press. CNN booked him hours later anyway.

Poll: Two-thirds of Americans want to break up companies like Amazon and Google

Trump picks his top hostage negotiator to serve as national security adviser

Israel’s election results show Netanyahu is in serious trouble

A new USDA rule gives pork producers more control. That could endanger consumers.

MSNBC’s Ali Velshi on why cable news is suddenly talking so much about climate change