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Roger Stone was just found guilty on all counts

Stone’s trial was the highest-profile loose end remaining from the Mueller investigation.

Why we need a more forgiving legal system

Harvard law professor Martha Minow on the possibilities of restorative justice.

Activists want Congress to ban facial recognition. So they scanned lawmakers’ faces.

Almost 14,000 people’s faces were non-consensually scanned in Washington. Sound creepy? That’s the point.

The battle for voting rights in the age of mass incarceration

Ex-prisoners are getting their voting rights back. But the backlash has already started.

Taylor Swift’s feud with her old record label has entered a new and messy public phase

Taylor Swift says Scooter Braun and Scott Borchetta won’t let her perform her old hits on TV.

The year’s best documentary turns climate change into a sci-fi film

The Hottest August director Brett Story wanted to "look at climate change by looking away from it."

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Noise will be noise

After hearing a mysterious whine in suburban Arizona, Karthic Thallikar started on a journey that would ultimately lead to the center of the internet.

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Melting permafrost in the Arctic is unlocking diseases and warping the landscape

Fare evasion costs cities millions. But will cracking down on it solve anything?

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Trump’s release of his April call with Ukraine’s president is a distraction

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Hurricane Katrina inspired a national pet evacuation policy. The plan could save human lives, too.

The Simpsons is on Disney+, and I, for one, welcome our new streaming overlords

The global crackdown on parents who refuse vaccines for their kids is on

What to expect from Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment testimony

In Charlie’s Angels, Kristen Stewart makes a case for herself as our new Hollywood Chris

The world’s most profitable company is about to go public

Officers shot and killed a black teen. They won’t be charged because of a “fleeing felons” law.

How the Washington Post’s TikTok became an unofficial 2020 campaign stop

Nike’s breakup with Amazon is a lose-lose situation for everyone — including you

A libertarian group is suing California for allegedly discriminating against men

Coverage of the first impeachment hearing illustrates how the media is falling short

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The Airbnb Scam

An Airbnb scam exposed, and why Silicon Valley’s culture of growth-at-all-costs means safeguards are an afterthought. Links to resources discussed: I Accidentally Uncovered a Nationwide Scam on Airbnb Brian Chesky on the Recode Decode podcast Super Pumped  Featuring: @allie_conti @MikeIsaac Host: Arielle Duhaime-Ross (@adrs), host and lead reporter of Reset About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily  Twitter: @Recode


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Algeria’s forgotten protesters

Why Bernie Sanders and AOC are targeting public housing in the first Green New Deal bill

“Our job is to shape public opinion”: House Democrats aren’t obsessing over impeachment polls

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America’s wilderness is for sale

The post-antibiotic era is here

“ok billionaire”: Elizabeth Warren is leaning into her battle with the super-rich

Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high in a new poll

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A bait-and-switch scam ran unchecked on Airbnb. Here’s how it worked.

Who’s who in the impeachment hearings on Ukraine

The conspiracy theories about the Clintons and Jeffrey Epstein’s death, explained

Trump’s Iran envoy reassigned a staffer after right-wing media accused her of disloyalty

Here’s everything you need to know about the November Democratic debate

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