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Why Trump isn’t being charged with obstruction — even though Mueller didn’t exonerate him

The controversy around William Barr’s conclusion that Trump shouldn’t be charged with obstruction of justice, explained.

The 2020 authenticity primary

A diverse slate of Democratic presidential candidates challenge what we see as "authentic."

6 unanswered questions from William Barr’s summary of the Mueller report

The attorney general offered his "principal conclusions" to the Mueller report, but it leaves some big questions abut the special counsel’s investigation unresolved.

Florida passed a historic expansion of voting rights. Now Republicans want to hobble it.

Florida’s Amendment 4 restored voting rights to more than 1 million people with felony records. But GOP-sponsored proposals could limit who actually gets to vote.

The panic over yield curve inversion, explained

A key financial indicator says a recession is coming soon (maybe).

How to quit Facebook without quitting Facebook

Jenny Odell’s How to Do Nothing makes the case for keeping your Facebook account, staying on Twitter, checking your email, but doing it all differently, and "not as asked." (And not as self-help.)

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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.

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A former prosecutor explains why Barr’s hasty obstruction conclusion should raise red flags

The Highlight by Vox launches on Apple News+

Mitch McConnell wants a Green New Deal vote. Democrats should take him up on it.

Israel and Gaza inch closer to war after a rocket attack and a forceful response

Some conservatives say the end of the Mueller investigation is the beginning of new investigations — of Democrats

Why disaster relief is so hard

Jordan Peele’s Us had the biggest opening weekend of any original horror film in history

The Midwest floods are going to get much, much worse

Instead of hiding rips and tears, the visible mending movement turns them into art

Russia is a threat to American democracy, with or without collusion

Robert Mueller was never going to end Donald Trump’s presidency

Here are the actual quotes from Mueller’s report in Bill Barr’s summary

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer aren’t satisfied with AG Bill Barr’s readout of the Mueller report

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Does AG Barr’s summary of the Mueller report “exonerate” Trump? I asked 15 legal experts.

House Democrats want Attorney General Bill Barr to testify on the Mueller report

Mueller report: The full text of William Barr’s summary letter 

The Barr letter is a massive political victory for Trump

The Vox guide to Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation

Everything you need to know about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the Trump campaign’s contact with Russia.

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Bill Barr’s letter summarizing Mueller’s findings, explained

Trump: Barr letter on Mueller report shows “total and complete exoneration”

Hate crimes reportedly jumped by 226 percent in counties that hosted Trump campaign rallies

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

2 Parkland school shooting survivors have died

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

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

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

Kurdish-led forces stomp out final ISIS stronghold in Syria

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

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

7 films to watch after seeing Us

Mueller is done. Trump’s legal woes aren’t.

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

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