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Wish, the super popular, ultra-cheap shopping app, explained

$1 watches! $9 knife sets! $2 ... piles of worms?

Cat-astrophe: Pakistani politician’s event streamed on Facebook with cat filter on

What a bad purr-ess conference.

Black voters want 2020 candidates to talk about the economy. At the Black Economic Alliance Forum, they did just that.

Four presidential candidates shared their plans to close the racial wealth gap during the South Carolina event.

Rocketman’s music director explains why you shouldn’t compare it to Bohemian Rhapsody

The Elton John biopic may remind you of the Freddie Mercury one. But don’t be misled.

How elite colleges fail half of the poor students they admit

"Access isn’t the same as acceptance." —Anthony Abraham Jack

Democrats don’t need to tack right on immigration to win

Pundits like David Frum and Andrew Sullivan want Democrats to move right on immigration. They’re wrong.

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California is the most populous state in the country, but people increasingly can’t afford to live there. Single family zoning is partly to blame, but state legislators haven’t been able to dump the housing policy. Minneapolis has.

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While some states try to ban abortion, these states are expanding access

Recode Daily: Hong Kong protesters are setting precedents in the age of AI-powered mass surveillance

Pete Buttigieg calls Israel a “strong ally” and says he’d keep the US embassy in Jerusalem

Why women in tech are being Photoshopped in instead of hired

Big Little Lies season 2, episode 2: “Tell-Tale Hearts” asks if families can survive their own secrets

Benjamin Netanyahu just unveiled Israel’s newest town: “Trump Heights”

Trump says he didn’t fire Mueller because he saw what happened to Nixon

The Bold Type’s giant shock: finally showing what it’s like to work in media

Huge Hong Kong protests continue after the government postpones controversial bill

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Elizabeth Warren wants to level the playing field for entrepreneurs of color

Andrew Yang, the 2020 long-shot candidate running on a universal basic income, explained

Hong Kong’s leader suspends China extradition bill following mass protests

Mexico releases the full text of Trump’s immigration “deal”

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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Hyped-up science is a problem. One clever Twitter account is pushing back.

Why billions of baby chickens are killed every year

Reading Amelia Bedelia as a parable on domestic labor

The town philanthropy rebuilt

Vox Sentences: Switzerland’s women are on strike

Big Tech needs regulation, but DC must go to school before it goes to work

Thousands of Swiss women walked out of their jobs to protest inequality

Is it actually illegal to accept “campaign dirt” from foreigners?

The unemployment rate for former inmates is incredibly high. Kim Kardashian wants to change that.

The summer solstice is coming: 9 things to know about the longest day of the year

The best movies out this weekend

13 great films now in theaters.

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Amazon is being sued for recording children’s voices with Alexa

4 maps that show who’s being left behind in America’s wind-power boom

7 winners and 8 losers of the 2020 Democratic debate lottery

NIH Director Francis Collins: I won’t go on another all-male panel

The hasty plan to get Americans back on the moon by 2024, explained

The second-largest Ebola outbreak is spreading. The WHO says it’s not yet a global emergency.

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The lineup for each night of the first Democratic debate was just announced

Rep. Pramila Jayapal’s story counters misconceptions about who gets abortions

How “soccer girl” became the indisputably coolest look

Elizabeth Warren isn’t Hillary Clinton

How the Trump administration is using 9/11 to build a case for war with Iran

The UK has now committed to the most aggressive climate target in the world

US releases video that it says shows Iran’s involvement in oil tanker attacks

Taylor Swift’s new single “You Need to Calm Down” is exhausting