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The best $16 I ever spent: Old Navy pajamas after my husband left

Even on my worst days, putting on clean, cozy clothes always made me feel a little bit less bad, a little bit more human.

5 years of Vox, explained by our staff

To celebrate our 5th Voxxiversary, we look back to share some stories from behind-the-scenes.

Geek culture may never again be as all-consuming as it is right now

Avengers: Endgame and Game of Thrones make this moment feel like a series finale for geek pop culture too.

The myth of rational thinking

Why our pursuit of rationality leads to explosions of irrationality.

We’re investigating how insurance gaps endanger mothers. This is why.

Women are getting kicked off Medicaid soon after giving birth or aren’t qualifying for care to begin with.

Joe Biden’s long record supporting the war on drugs and mass incarceration, explained

Biden was a major Democratic leader in spearheading America’s war on drugs during the 1980s and ’90s.

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For the first time, federal prosecutors have brought drug trafficking charges against pharmaceutical executives. It's one way to fight the opioid crisis. Vox's German Lopez went to Vermont in search of another.

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The one big takeaway from every 2020 Democratic primary poll so far

Extinction Rebellion, the climate protesters disrupting London, explained

Trump’s high-stakes subpoena battle with House Democrats, explained

Joe Biden is running for president

What happens when new mothers don’t have insurance? Help us find out.

Vox Sentences: The Umbrella Movement in jail

Kamala Harris says she’d pardon low-level drug offenders if elected president

Want to save Social Security? Let in more immigrants.

What’s up with Twitter’s follower counts, explained for everyone — including Trump

Malaria is among the world’s biggest killers of children. Now there’s a vaccine.

Google’s Wing has landed the FAA’s first approval for drone delivery

Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

Keep up with the policy debates that will shape the Democratic 2020 primary.

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Bookstores band together for Independent Bookstore Day

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Trump’s tweets are getting more unhinged

After Vox reporting, California moves forward on plan to end surprise ER bills

Amazon created the expectation of 2-day shipping. Now it needs to scale back.

Pikachu, Lion King, and snake handlers: summer movies to watch for

Some delivery apps pocket their workers’ tips. A new bill aims to expose the practice.

The Democratic establishment should chill out about Bernie Sanders

Kamala Harris needs to unlock the power of African American women voters

Democrats want to challenge Trump’s foreign policy in 2020. They’re still working out how.

Dentists woo patients with Netflix, aromatherapy, and cake

Why the US bears the most responsibility for climate change, in one chart

How to make more Vox Video happen

Vox Sentences: “Is this person a citizen of the United States?”

Avengers: Endgame is a Marvel miracle

Jared Kushner conveniently rewrites history of Russian interference

Tesla’s 2020 self-driving car promise sounds too good to be true because it is

A Novocaine shortage in the UK is affecting an unexpected group: farm animals

The killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland revives fears of the Troubles

Google employees say the company is punishing them for their activism

Bill Gates is committed to giving away his fortune — but he keeps getting richer

The robot is the most human character in Ian McEwan’s so-so new novel

Games of Thrones season 8

The show is finally back. Here’s what you need to know.

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Battle scenes are very boring

The goose that conquered America

For the first time, the feds criminally charged a pharma distributor for the opioid epidemic

The controversy around one Sarah Sanders lie in the Mueller report, explained

Why Arya’s Game of Thrones sex scene was a perfect character evolution

Will Arya steal the face of a White Walker?