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Why do all these robots have cartoon eyes?

There’s just something about craft store cuteness that doesn’t suggest the coming war against AI.

Judge refuses to certify GOP victory in contested North Carolina Congress race

The House remains at least one member short as a state investigation continues.

Theresa May’s Brexit plan B sounds a lot like plan A

Parliament will now try to take some control, as the Brexit deadline gets closer.

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President Donald Trump would very much like a deal to end his shutdown. The Republican-controlled Senate is with him. Vox’s Dara Lind explains why the road ahead remains long.

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The MAGA hat-wearing teen at the center of a viral video firestorm isn’t sorry

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The silent majority of Democratic House freshmen

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The Black Hebrew Israelites and their connection to the Covington controversy, explained

The LA teachers strike may be over. Here’s the tentative deal.

Roe v. Wade is at risk, but abortion rights groups see surprising opportunities for gains

It isn’t just the Covington Catholic students — MAGA hats are a teen trend

Sylvia Plath wrote this short story in 1952. It’s now out in print for the first time.

The $22 billion gamble: why some physicists aren’t excited about building a bigger particle collider

Sarah Kliff has spent the past year reporting on high ER fees. Ask her anything.

How a long-lost Leonardo da Vinci painting got dragged into a Trump-Russia conspiracy theory

Secret military bases, spy talks, and Trump tweets: the weekend in US-North Korea news

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The Ebola outbreak in Eastern Congo is moving toward a major city. That’s not good.

The Supreme Court isn’t giving Trump leverage on a shutdown DACA deal

7 winners and 5 losers from the 2019 Oscar nominations

How the story of a clash between a boy in a MAGA hat and a Native American elder unfolded

Is the CRISPR baby controversy the start of a terrifying new chapter in gene editing?

Hospitals keep ER fees secret. We’re uncovering them.

Reporter Sarah Kliff is collecting emergency room bills as part of a year-long project focused on American health care prices.

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The 2019 Best Picture nominees have one of the biggest combined box office tallies ever

How to watch all 8 of the 2019 Oscars Best Picture nominees

LeBron James, the most important athlete in America, explained

Toxic masculinity is under attack. That’s fine.

Greenland’s ice is melting much faster than we thought. Here’s why that’s scary.

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Trump’s new favorite poll actually contains almost nothing but bad news for him

Rudy Giuliani just muddied the waters even more about the 2016 Trump Tower Moscow talks

Here are all the 2019 Oscar nominees

Black Panther’s Best Picture Oscar nomination is a first for superhero movies

Roma just scored Netflix its first Best Picture Oscar nomination

The shutdown’s effect on the US economy, explained

Focus groups shape what we buy. But how much do they really say about us?

Social media is rotting democracy from within

Prices at Zuckerberg hospital’s emergency room are higher than anywhere else in San Francisco

Brandon Truaxe, the controversial founder of the skin care company Deciem, has died

Kamala Harris has been criticized for her criminal justice record. She’s just begun to offer a response.

The sanctification — and sanitization — of Martin Luther King Jr.

Study: Cory Booker’s baby bonds nearly close the racial wealth gap for young adults