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This autism dad has a warning for anti-vaxxers

"I felt I was losing the battle to the anti-vaccine lobby," says Baylor vaccine researcher Peter Hotez. So he decided to write a book.

USA Gymnastics has a new president. Her former employer helped protect serial sex abuser Larry Nassar.

"Why hire someone associated with the firm that helped cover up our abuse?"

Tacos, dumplings, bagels: the complicated politics of food emoji

There’s a new bagel emoji, and people have strong feelings.

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Republican Duncan Hunter is baselessly calling his Mexican-Palestinian-American opponent a “security threat”

The Great Recession was awful. And we don’t have a plan to stop the next one.

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The GOP plan to get Americans off food stamps puts 4 million children and seniors at risk

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Progressives have nothing to learn from “nationalist” backlash politics

I’m a sexual assault survivor. And a conservative. The Kavanaugh hearings were excruciating.

Hurricane Michael showed how woefully unprepared the military is for extreme weather

Saudi Arabia may say it killed Jamal Khashoggi by accident

Early childhood education yields big benefits — just not the ones you think

Registered to vote? Here are the voter registration deadlines in all 50 states.

Why so many people who need the government hate it

The 13 most important governor elections in 2018, briefly explained

Traditional clothes don’t work for some people with disabilities — and that’s a major problem

The rigging of American politics

Political systems depend on legitimacy. In America, that legitimacy is failing.

Vox Sentences: Lights out in Northern California

German leader Angela Merkel was just dealt a major political blow

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The Proud Boys, the bizarre far-right street fighters behind violence in New York, explained

Hillary Clinton’s defense of Bill Clinton is why women don’t come forward

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Pharma’s new plan to put more info — but not drug list prices — in TV ads

Trump taps Medicaid critic to run Medicaid

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The criminalization of blackness isn’t just about adults. It affects black kids too.

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