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Trump’s trade war with China is an attack on Biden

The messy 2020 politics of President Trump’s trade war, explained.

A federal judge just ruled Trump can’t block a House subpoena for his financial records

Judge Amit Mehta just upheld a House Oversight Committee subpoena for Trump’s financial records.

The best $199 I ever spent: an NBA League pass

As I stared down the barrel of my college graduation, it seemed like the last opportunity to be a true student.

9 questions about the scary US-Iran standoff you were too embarrassed to ask

Here’s one: Will the US and Iran go to war?

How Trump’s new immigration plan could hurt the economy

The US needs more low-skilled immigrants, not fewer.

The Morehouse debt cancellation and the growing black student debt crisis

At a time when black colleges are struggling and HBCU students are being hit by the debt crisis, Robert F. Smith’s donation is a big deal.

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

These Kentucky Democrats think they can push out the country’s most unpopular governor

How a far-right politician’s scandal brought down Austria’s government

Game of Thrones is over. Giant TV hits aren’t going anywhere.

What Sansa Stark’s coronation hairstyle says about her character development

Game of Thrones fans are giving Brienne the ending she deserved

Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life is not a typical World War II drama

America’s first-ever public option, explained by Gov. Jay Inslee

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Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

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The Game of Thrones finale had a chance to break the wheel. It upheld the status quo.