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Why conspiracy theories are getting more absurd and harder to refute

"Democracy requires a minimum amount of mutual trust among citizens, and conspiracism destroys it."

The Mueller report, explained

What the special counsel’s 448-page report reveals — and conceals.

The Mueller report redactions, explained in 4 charts

We can’t see behind the bars. But we can see where they are — and why they’re there.

7 things we’ve learned about Earth since the last Earth Day

We continue to shape life on Earth, and threaten our survival, in unexpected ways.

The problem with impeachment

Does Mueller’s report create a "constitutional duty" to impeach Trump?

Does the Mueller report exonerate Trump? I asked 12 legal experts.

"If this is what a complete and total exoneration looks like, I’d hate to see a damning report."

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Republican Strategist Karl Rove says Bernie Sanders could beat Trump in 2020

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20 years after Columbine, America sees roughly one mass shooting a day

4/20, the marijuana holiday, explained

Mitt Romney is “sickened” by the Trump administration’s “dishonesty” after reading Mueller report

Following the Notre Dame fire, The Hunchback of Notre-Dame tops best-seller lists in France

The false choice between helping Notre Dame and helping poor people

Fandom’s new “ship dynamics” meme is all about our fave romantic tropes

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Elizabeth Warren calls for Trump’s impeachment

Schools keep teaching slavery and civil rights history in ways that traumatize black students

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They survived Columbine. Then came Sandy Hook. And Parkland.

The Mueller report’s biggest mystery

The Seth Rich conspiracy theory needs to end now

Gina Rodriguez stars in Netflix’s Someone Great, a comedy about getting through heartbreak

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Assailants attacked an Ebola treatment center in Congo — again. It’s a major setback.

Democratic presidential candidates urge Congress to keep investigating Trump

Why celebrities try to trademark their catchphrases and baby names

Sarah Sanders keeps digging herself in deeper after Mueller showed she lied

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Game of Thrones season 8 death watch: Samwell and Jaime are in the hot seat in episode 2

The Israeli election is over. It never mattered to Palestinians.

The Mueller report, explained in 500 words

Black churches in Louisiana see $1.9 million surge in donations after fire at Notre Dame Cathedral

Amazon and Walmart are testing a program to accept food stamps online

Was the Mueller report good or bad for Trump? Depends on which Conway you ask.

Trump liked the Mueller report when it looked good for him. Today he called it “total bullshit.”

David Roberts went to Barcelona to report on urban sustainability. Ask him anything.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says it’s time to investigate Trump for impeachment

The evolution of Daenerys Targaryen, explained by her costumes

CBO: over 1 million Americans have become uninsured since 2016

It’s official: House Democrats subpoena the full, unredacted Mueller report

Why do airplanes look like nightclubs now?

Ukraine’s next president may be a comedian who played the president on TV

Some AI just shouldn’t exist

The “heartbeat” bills that could ban almost all abortions, explained