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Exclusive: Sen. Tom Udall plans to force a vote to block funding for war with Iran

The effort could cause a massive partisan fight over Iran.

Jeopardy champion James Holzhauer’s phenomenal winning streak, explained

Holzhauer is coming for Ken Jennings’s Jeopardy records. It’s compelling — and polarizing — TV.

Trump to Congress: I’ll work with you on infrastructure — if you pass my trade deal

The infrastructure deal has become a proxy fight for other political priorities.

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What Andrew Carnegie’s philanthropy can teach us about the mega-rich today

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Kirsten Gillibrand’s new policy platform is about making parenting affordable

Tech billionaires who donate millions are just “bribing society at large,” Anand Giridharadas says

What we know so far about Trump’s tax returns, explained

Vox Sentences: One step closer to Trump’s financial records

Theresa May offers a “new” Brexit plan, but nobody’s buying it

New poll shows black voters want 2020 candidates with big policy plans, not just big names

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Hackers have been holding the city of Baltimore’s computers hostage for 2 weeks

McDonald’s workers are striking and suing the company — in the same week

Ben Carson’s first hearing before Maxine Waters’s committee was a disaster

Australia’s conservative party retains power in shocking election result

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Arthur’s same-sex marriage episode didn’t air in Alabama

Kamala Harris’s plan to close the gender wage gap, explained

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More Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry. Pelosi isn’t among them.

James Charles and Tati Westbrook have put their YouTube feud to rest — for now

Can a man earn a living on sperm donation alone? This guy did.

Democrats are accusing Trump officials of inflating the Iran threat

Trump’s 2020 campaign is buying a whole lot of Facebook ads

Online ads can be targeted based on your emotions

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How to publish classic books that aren’t just by dead white men

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Secret documents show Russian plot to stoke racial violence in America

Trump attacks Joe Biden because his family moved away from Pennsylvania

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Trump’s troubling response to “lock them up!” chants during his Pennsylvania rally

The Lighthouse, starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe, is easily one of the wildest films of the year

The US government’s battle with Chinese telecom giant Huawei, explained

Why Democratic candidates like Buttigieg keep failing to usher in the “Christian left”

Election security bills in the Senate are hitting one big roadblock: Mitch McConnell

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These Kentucky Democrats think they can push out the country’s most unpopular governor

Trump’s trade war with China is an attack on Biden

How a far-right politician’s scandal brought down Austria’s government

A federal judge just ruled Trump can’t block a House subpoena for his financial records