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Biden — followed by Bernie, then Beto — leads the first Iowa 2020 caucus poll

Likely Democratic caucusgoers are looking for a candidate with experience and electability.

How rising rents contribute to homelessness

A new report shows rent increases in expensive cities can make the homelessness rate rise faster.

The 2 decisions — and 1 happy accident — that made The Office a hit

All hit TV shows are some combination of skillful craftsmanship and good luck, according to Office writer and Good Place creator Michael Schur.

Muslim Amazon workers say they don’t have enough time to pray. Now they’re fighting for their rights.

East African immigrant workers in Minneapolis are rallying for fair treatment.

The latest Obamacare ruling is part of a larger conservative attack on democracy

"Populism" is not the problem

SNL cold open imagines a world where Trump isn’t president, angering the real-life Trump

The Michael Cohen jokes seemed to really get under Trump’s skin.

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"The House That Jack Built" opens in select theaters across the country today, but it’s not the version director Lars von Trier wanted you to see. The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) put the kibosh on the director’s cut. Some say it’s censorship, but Vox’s Alissa Wilkinson explains how the MPAA is trying to save Hollywood from itself.

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A comet is coming unusually close to Earth this weekend. Here’s how to watch.

North Korea says continued US sanctions put denuclearization at risk

Stephen Miller says Trump is “absolutely” willing to shut down the government over border wall funding

The Kids Are Alright is the fall’s most delightful new comedy

Migrant girl dies in Border Patrol’s custody

Roma is now on Netflix. You should still see it in a theater.

Tenants today are reportedly still paying for a Trump family tax scheme from the 1990s

Benedict Cumberbatch will star in an HBO movie about Brexit. Here’s why the film is controversial.

Trump’s response to the Obamacare ruling reveals his bind on healthcare

How fascism works

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: the movie’s 2 post-credits scenes, explained

Ryan Zinke to resign as Interior Secretary at the end of the year

The bizarre story of Democrats helping Republicans stall action on Yemen

Victorian literature was full of lady detectives

The Texas ruling against Obamacare is a boon to Medicare-for-all

Trump names Mick Mulvaney acting White House chief of staff

Federal court rules Obamacare unconstitutional — but the law stands for now

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Vox Sentences: Scott Walker’s revenge

New tension between Flynn and Mueller as Flynn’s sentencing approaches

Johnson & Johnson accused of hiding the asbestos in its baby powder for decades

Prada pulled a collection of figurines that drew comparisons to anti-black caricatures

What the Weekly Standard meant to conservatism

Scott Walker accidentally reveals he doesn’t get Venn diagrams while downplaying GOP’s power grab

There’s a stigma around lube. These brands want to change that.

The 21 best movies of 2018

For the first time, a major US utility has committed to 100% clean energy

The best movies out this weekend

13 great films now in theaters and on streaming.

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Food safety detectives are zeroing in on source of romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak

Roma’s Yalitza Aparicio had never acted before. Now she’s in one of the year’s buzziest films.

Government shutdowns hurt poor families and low-paid workers

Clint Eastwood’s new movie The Mule is exasperatingly flat

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s incredible ability to bounce back

How Republicans are trying to strip power from Democratic governors-elect

Remember when Giuliani was into cracking down on minor crime as mayor of NYC? Times have changed.

Eliza Dushku was harassed at CBS. The report suggests the network’s problems go deep.

New Jersey Democrats are threatening to undermine their state’s democracy

The simple reason the 2020 Democratic presidential primary is so wide open

The Weekly Standard, a conservative magazine critical of Trump, is officially shutting down

Critics called Lars von Trier’s new movie “repulsive.” It’s being released twice.