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Stephen Moore, the Trump loyalist nominated to the Fed, explained

Donald Trump tapped the Trumponomics author and longtime CNN contributor to do battle with Jerome Powell.

Photos: what Mozambique’s unfolding flooding catastrophe looks like

Flooding following Cyclone Idai has left hundreds dead and tens of thousands displaced in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi.

Idaho voted to expand Medicaid. Republican lawmakers are trying to roll it back.

As new revelations about Chief Justice John Roberts’s Supreme Court Obamacare ruling come out, states are still fighting over Medicaid expansion.

Boeing and other companies put safety at a premium

Some safety features are considered "optional" upgrades, putting people who can’t afford them at risk.

Trump’s policy of returning asylum seekers to Mexico faces its day in court

A federal judge is hearing a lawsuit Friday over whether to allow Trump to keep forcing Central American asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico.

The new, confusing Zika travel advice, explained

The epidemic is over. That doesn’t mean would-be parents are in the clear.

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In an era of infinite TV revivals, Parks and Rec’s creator makes a case against them

Bernie Sanders’s reparations comments cause rift over DSA endorsement

How the British failed India and Pakistan

John Hickenlooper’s writings about his sexual history are the embodiment of male privilege

You can’t overdose on fentanyl by touching it

Fox News has normalized a lie about the origins of the Russia investigation

Why Instagram’s anti-vaccine problem isn’t surprising

Chick-fil-A’s charitable foundation kept donating to anti-LGBTQ groups

The profound bad faith in the campus free speech debate, in 2 screenshots

A court just blocked Wisconsin Republicans’ lame-duck power grab

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Your questions about WTF is going on with Brexit, answered

What we know about Trump’s reelection odds — no matter which Democrat runs against him

The New York City school controversy shows why standardized testing is broken

800 scientists say it’s time to abandon “statistical significance”

How Fox News evolved into a propaganda operation

Mark your calendars: the new Brexit deadline is April 12

Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube are cracking down on fake vaccine news

Nikki Haley is wrong: Finland takes care of new moms way better than the US

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Jordan Peele’s Us — and its ending — explained. Sort of.

Beto O’Rourke standing on countertops, explained

Inside the fight to make the European Parliament take sexual harassment seriously

How YouTube is changing toys

Kids are obsessed with YouTube unboxing videos. The toy industry is taking notice.

Toy unboxing videos have taken over YouTube. Some experts say they exploit kids.

The unlikely partnership that might decide the future of meat

Kirsten Gillibrand is making paid family leave a defining issue in her 2020 run

Vox Sentences: Should Harvard profit from photos of slavery?

Trump just made a highly controversial decision about Israel — again

Trump’s free speech executive order isn’t about free speech

Theresa May to UK: I know you’re tired of Brexit, but blame Parliament

Facebook allowed companies to post job ads only men could see. Now that’s changing.

Trump’s new executive order on campus free speech is more symbolism than substance

John Wick: Chapter 3’s new trailer is big, silly, and perfect

New survey shows Americans are unhappier than they’ve been in years

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro just escalated his standoff with Juan Guaidó

Captain Marvel’s Monica Rambeau tease, explained

“Listen, man, we’re used to working”: Andrew Gillum on why O’Rourke is running for president and he’s not