clock menu more-arrow no yes

Top Stories

The brewing fight over making the Mueller report public, explained

The special counsel has delivered his final report to the attorney general. What happens next will depend a lot on Bill Barr.

Why sexual assault victims stay silent example 1 million: Barbra Streisand and Diana Ross are defending Michael Jackson

Streisand says Jackson’s abuse of children "didn’t kill them."

A rare solar storm may bring the Northern Lights south to the US

A solar flare may lead to a super-charged light show.

The massive anti-Brexit protest march in the UK, in 19 photos

Over a million protesters took to the streets of London Saturday to demand a second Brexit referendum.

East Pittsburgh police officer acquitted in shooting death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose

The jury took fewer than four hours to deliberate.

7 films to watch after seeing Us

Jordan Peele’s new movie is influenced by a wealth of earlier films, from Persona to Dead Again.

Daily Podcast

Today, Explained


Latest Episode


The terrorist attacks in New Zealand have thrust Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern into the spotlight. Radio New Zealand’s Jane Patterson explains the 38-year-old's improbable rise.

The Latest

Hulu’s The Act is hard to watch. That’s the point.

Indiana teachers were shot with pellets for a drill. Are active-shooting trainings going too far?

Shazam! is an unapologetically buoyant triumph of a superhero movie

Nancy Pelosi: Mueller report briefings to Congress should be unclassified

Photos: what Mozambique’s unfolding flooding catastrophe looks like

The Mueller report: what we know and don’t know

Kurdish-led forces stomp out final ISIS stronghold in Syria

Why people use the idea of liking books as a substitute for a personality

Vox Sentences: It’s Mueller time

Supernatural’s 15th season will be its last

These are the Trump associates who’ve pleaded guilty in the Mueller probe

2020 Democrats want the Mueller report to be public

Trump scrapped sanctions on North Korea to please Kim Jong Un

From Vox Media

We're building great things, and we need your talent.

All of Robert Mueller’s indictments and plea deals in the Russia investigation

“Moving while black”: the ACLU says a Kansas homeowner was racially profiled by police

9 questions about the Mueller report you were too embarrassed to ask

Toy unboxing videos have taken over YouTube. Some experts say they exploit kids.

Democratic leaders demand full Mueller report be released to public

New Zealanders have sent a clear message to the mosque shooter: you will not divide us

Boeing and other companies put safety at a premium

Amazon fired a warehouse worker who was trying to unionize. Now he’s taking legal action.

How to make more Vox Video happen

Read Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress about the Mueller report

Robert Mueller has completed his report

Why we care so much about Elizabeth Holmes’s “bad hair”

Stephen Moore, the Trump loyalist nominated to the Fed, explained

Us’s big plot twist, explained

In an era of infinite TV revivals, Parks and Rec’s creator makes a case against them

Idaho voted to expand Medicaid. Republican lawmakers are trying to roll it back.

Bernie Sanders’s reparations comments cause rift over DSA endorsement

The new, confusing Zika travel advice, explained

Trump’s policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico faces its day in court

How the British failed India and Pakistan

John Hickenlooper’s writings about his sexual history are the embodiment of male privilege

You can’t overdose on fentanyl by touching it

Fox News has normalized a lie about the origins of the Russia investigation

Why Instagram’s anti-vaccine problem isn’t surprising

Chick-fil-A’s charitable foundation kept donating to anti-LGBTQ groups

The profound bad faith in the campus free speech debate, in 2 screenshots

A court just blocked Wisconsin Republicans’ lame-duck power grab