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We’ve worried about overpopulation for centuries. And we’ve always been wrong.

Earth’s population trends, explained.

Art Spiegelman, creator of Maus, calls out Marvel Comics for its “apolitical” politics

The Pulitzer-winning author says an editorial policy prevented him from calling Donald Trump an "Orange Skull."

The 6 things you most need to know about Trump’s new climate plan

It could actually increase air pollution, and it’s a pretty bad deal.

America’s first generic abortion pill, explained

The introduction of a generic abortion medication could mean lower costs for patients, but barriers to access remain.

Money Talks: He has a kid, she doesn’t

Sorting out mortgages and car payments can be tricky — especially when a child from a previous marriage is involved.

The New York Times 1619 Project is reshaping the conversation on slavery. Conservatives hate it.

Newt Gingrich called the project, led by black writers, "propaganda."

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Scientists weighed all the mass in the Milky Way galaxy. It’s mind-boggling.

More than half of House Democrats now support opening an impeachment inquiry against Trump

Hard seltzer is here to stay

Here are the candidates who qualified for the third Democratic debate — and those who might miss out

Elizabeth Warren’s criminal justice reform plan, explained

Suburban women want Congress to act on gun control, Republican poll finds

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The Terror: Infamy turns America’s WWII internment camps into a bleak ghost story

Sudan signs power-sharing deal as its former dictator goes to trial

Bernie Sanders wants to ban police use of facial recognition tech

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Apple’s The Morning Show, starring Jennifer Aniston, looks dour and joyless in its first trailer

Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer involved in Eric Garner’s death, has been fired

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Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

Keep up with the policy debates that will shape the Democratic 2020 primary.

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How white women’s “investment” in slavery has shaped America today

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

The Archive of Our Own just won a Hugo. That’s huge for fanfiction.

“This is 2019 and not 1819”: mounted police leading a black man by a rope sparks outrage

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What HBO’s The Righteous Gemstones gets right about evangelicals

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I was skeptical of unions. Then I joined one.

A union isn’t just right for Vox Media, but for everyone.

Why cashier’s checks are part of so many online scams

5 winners and 5 losers from Succession season 2, episode 2, “Vaulter”

Trump advisers are scrambling to sell the idea that a recession isn’t going to happen

The deadliest attack of the year in Kabul bodes poorly for the US-Taliban deal

This one scene explains what makes Netflix’s Mindhunter so scary

Hong Kong protesters show no sign of backing down in the face of countless threats

This country gave all its rivers their own legal rights

Ahead of a far-right rally in Portland, Trump tweets a warning to antifa

Trump’s obsession with crowd sizes, explained

Trump calls Rashida Tlaib’s reversal on visiting Israel “a complete setup”

Meet the medieval Welsh poet who wrote odes to her vagina

Vox Sentences: Hope for a US-Taliban peace deal

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How the Hong Kong protests created the #BoycottMulan campaign

Where’d You Go, Bernadette is a plodding, baffling misfire

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The best movies out this weekend

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