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“Latinx” is growing in popularity. I made a comic to help you understand why.

The gender-neutral term that’s supposed to be for everyone, well, isn’t.

Trump’s lawyer: If Trump shoots someone on 5th Avenue, “nothing could be done”

Trump’s lawyer just told a federal appeals court that a sitting president is above the law.

WeWork confirmed layoffs at an internal meeting but still hasn’t said how many or when

According to audio Recode obtained of a company all-hands meeting on Wednesday, WeWork’s new chair promised employees who leave will do so "with dignity."

The vaping illness outbreak is strengthening the argument for legalizing marijuana

Black market THC products are now a public health problem because regulations haven’t kept up.

Kirstjen Nielsen was asked to answer for family separations after leaving office

At Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, she said she "didn’t regret enforcing the law."

Trump’s defense on Ukraine has completely collapsed

After William Taylor’s testimony, Trump’s allies are reduced to saying things like "abuse of power is not a crime."

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Yes We Canada?

Justin Trudeau won re-election on Tuesday, but it wasn't pretty.

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Congress couldn’t agree on what exactly was wrong with Mark Zuckerberg. But they all wanted a piece of him.

Revenge porn, biphobia, and alleged relationships with staffers: The complicated story around Rep. Katie Hill, explained

House Republicans’ national security-threatening impeachment stunt, explained by an expert

ICE tried to fine immigrants living in sanctuary churches. Now, it’s backing down.

The blowup over Vanity Fair’s Trump trading story, explained

The ignorance of comparing impeachment to “a lynching,” explained

The Houston Astros’ self-created domestic violence controversy, explained

Trump’s new defense for withholding Ukraine aid is as nonsensical as his previous ones

Trump loves Twitter but the majority of US Twitter users hate Trump

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Apple deleted a Hong Kong protest app. What does it mean for democracy around the world?

The Wall Streeters who actually like Elizabeth Warren

Vox Crossword

Welcome to the October issue of Vox’s The Highlight

Introducing Reset, a new podcast about how tech is changing our lives

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The survivors

A year after the Camp Fire nearly leveled Paradise, California, the money is drying up and a lawsuit rages. Can recovery efforts ever return a community to its old self?

“It’s just a big illusion”: How homeopathy went from fringe medicine to the grocery aisles

Is it time for American cities to stop growing?

How to stop looking at your phone

How Congress plans to push back on Trump’s actions in Syria

Pumpkin spice has taken over Trader Joe’s. Here’s why.

Vox Sentences: California, burning in the dark

Why WeWork founder Adam Neumann is getting $1.7 billion to leave the company he ran into the ground

White UConn students were arrested for shouting the n-word. Black students say the incident is part of a larger problem.

Read: Top State Department official’s testimony outlining Trump’s Ukraine quid pro quo

Why the deal for striking GM workers is hardly a victory

Pennsylvania lawmakers want to ban abortion before many people know they’re pregnant

Top US diplomat to Ukraine testifies there was a quid pro quo


What happens when we die? 

UK Parliament has advanced the Brexit bill

Boris Johnson wants Brexit by October 31. Parliament won’t let him have it.

Almost every state in the country is now investigating Facebook

Airlines don’t usually hold connecting flights for delayed passengers. That could be changing.

A new poll finds strong support for the Supreme Court ending LGBTQ discrimination

Elizabeth Warren marches with Chicago teachers after releasing new K-12 education plan

Trump says his sons receiving foreign payments “would be the biggest story of the century”

The WeWork mess, explained

3 key solutions to California’s wildfire safety blackout mess

Skin care brand Sunday Riley got in trouble for writing fake reviews. It just settled with the FTC.

Is biohacking ethical? It’s complicated. A new Netflix series explains why.

Robots aren’t taking warehouse employees’ jobs, they’re making their work harder