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The NRA told doctors to “stay in your lane” on guns. I’m a doctor. This is my lane.

We see the human toll of gun violence every day.

Millions of Americans take vitamin D. Most should just stop.

Outside of rare cases, rigorous studies of the supplement don’t find any health benefit.

How to capture the feeling of a movie in a single font

The type designers and typographers behind Suspiria, Sorry to Bother You, and The Favourite explain their creative processes.

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Could one man’s death change the conflict in Yemen?

The journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has put the spotlight on an unlikely place: Yemen.

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The Trump administration’s anti-birth control agenda, explained

YouTube is full of cringey, clickbait DIY channels. They’re even weirder than you think.

The Florida voter fraud allegations, explained

Woolsey Fire torches 91,572 acres, destroys 370 homes from coast to canyons

Why the political fight in Georgia is far from over

I'm a woman who fought wildfires for 7 years. Climate change is absolutely making them worse.

New York’s Orthodox Jewish community is battling measles outbreaks. Vaccine deniers are to blame.

I took my 3-year-old to Congress to fight for health care. I feel like we won the midterms.

President Trump cites conspiracy theory to demand Florida stop recount with Republicans ahead

The 2018 electorate was older, whiter, and better educated than in 2016

What the new Democratic House majority might actually pass on health care

How a $50-a-year nutrition program cut domestic violence in Bangladesh

My parents give me $28,000 a year

Why air service is so crucial for small cities

US climate politics just got even more polarized. Here’s how Democrats can move forward.

The growth of yoga and meditation in the US since 2012 is remarkable

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Australia’s terrorist attack killed far fewer people than the US’s mass shooting 24 hours earlier

Riverdale’s return to the ’90s is the show at its nonsensical batshit best

Macron denounces nationalism as avowed “nationalist” Trump stands steps away

It was a nostalgic end for Saturday Night Live’s Jeff Sessions

Fossil fuel money crushed clean energy ballot initiatives across the country

Nutrition research is deeply biased by food companies. A new book explains why.

New Delhi is once again the most polluted city on Earth

Matthew Whitaker’s appointment is the latest Trump tax the GOP is paying

Ariana Grande’s greatest asset isn’t her amazing voice. It’s her resilience.

Dana Rohrabacher, Putin’s favorite Congress member, just lost his House seat

The Arizona, Florida, and Georgia election recounts, explained

Trump responds to worst fires in California’s history by threatening to withhold federal aid

Florida begins recounts in governor and senate races

Trump really wants you to think he doesn’t know Whitaker

The brutal mirror: what the psychedelic drug ayahuasca showed me about my life

4 trips in 4 days was the best — and worst — thing I’ve ever done.

The life, death, and rebirth of Jennifer’s Body, according to screenwriter Diablo Cody

Why do people hate vegans so much?

Democratic wins in these 9 states will have seismic policy consequences

Trump voters stood by Trump in the midterms — but there just aren’t enough of them

Russian publishers are deleting queer characters from books

Some asylum officers say they never got the memo about Trump’s asylum ban

Democrat Kyrsten Sinema widens lead in Arizona Senate race

Vox Sentences: Eternal Recount of the Sunshine State