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Extradition and independence: What’s behind the continued protests in Hong Kong

More than 100,000 people took part in the seventh week of mass protests in Hong Kong.

Puerto Rico’s week of massive protests, explained

Two scandals have led to more than a week of protests calling for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló’s resignation.

What economists have gotten wrong for decades

Four economic ideas disproven by reality.

Why the ending of Game of Thrones elevated the worst of fan culture

Game of Thrones turned Bran Stark into a tired geek power fantasy — at its own expense.

Watch: the biggest movie and TV trailers released at Comic-Con

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The Ice Bucket Challenge and the promise — and the pitfalls — of viral charity

Five years later, the ALS Association tells us how they spent the money.

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Big Little Lies’ season 2 finale ends on a lackluster, disappointing note

Ocasio-Cortez calls for an independent investigation into child separation policies

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Trump met with refugees and seemed to learn about major humanitarian crises for the first time

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Police posted thousands of offensive memes on Facebook. Now some of them are being fired.

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Why 2020 presidential candidate Andrew Yang doesn’t want to break up Google

Elizabeth Warren’s latest Wall Street enemy: private equity

A plan to fix inequality would target CEOs who make 100 times more than their employees

Hulu’s terrific Veronica Mars revival is a moody repudiation of nostalgia

What would alien life mean for Catholicism? The Vatican’s chief astronomer explains.

“Incredible patriots” is the new “very fine people”: Trump defends racist chants

TV doesn’t always do right by sisters. Starz’s Vida finds a way.

Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to be the UK’s next prime minister, explained

America is warming fast. See how your city’s weather will be different in just one generation.

Here’s how much the winters and summers in the city closest to you may change in about 30 years.

Jerry Nadler asks Hope Hicks to clarify her “inconsistent” testimony about hush payments

Governors in these states can give workers a raise with the stroke of a pen

Is the new Lion King live-action or animated? That’s the wrong question.

Big Little Lies tried to justify its second season. It never did.

The Trump racism spin cycle

“Send her back” is where racism and authoritarianism meet

What can be done right now to stop a basic source of health care fraud

Health insurers make it easy for scammers to steal millions. Who pays? You.

Rattan furniture is everywhere because we all want to be on vacation

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CNN announces the nightly matchups for the second Democratic debate