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Prosecutors drop all charges against Jussie Smollett

The Empire actor was accused of a hate crime hoax and filing a false police report. But the charges were suddenly dropped.

AI disaster won’t look like the Terminator. It’ll be creepier.

A scientist lays out two possible scenarios.

What’s in the Democratic plan to strengthen Obamacare — and what’s not

After DOJ says the ACA is unconstitutional, House Democrats roll out a targeted plan to expand health care.

It’s been 4 days since Trump’s confusing North Korea tweet, and we’re still confused

A new report shows the Trump administration "devised a misleading explanation" about it.

Why NASA canceled the first all-female spacewalk

A spacewalk is still scheduled for Friday. Due to a spacesuit sizing issue, a man will go instead of a woman.

8 things everybody should know about measles

In an unvaccinated population, one person with measles can infect 12 to 18 others.

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Robert Mueller's investigation has ended and Attorney General William Barr has furnished a four-page summary. Vox's Andrew Prokop says this is far from over.

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Senate Democrats plan to shut down Republican trolling on the Green New Deal

Israeli PM Netanyahu jokes about corruption during White House event with Trump

Zack Snyder: Batman kills. Superman kills. Get over it.

Now that Mueller’s conclusions are in, Senate Republicans are ready to turn back to Hillary Clinton

Florida passed a historic expansion of voting rights. Now Republicans want to hobble it.

Why you’re likely going to hear more about being “sober curious”

People are lining up to grow marijuana for research. Trump’s Justice Department won’t let them.

The best $5,929.10 I ever spent: moving back to the Midwest

The Highlight by Vox launches on Apple News+

This woman quit her job to live on the road. Now capturing life on the road is her job.

Ecuador legalized gangs. Murder rates plummeted.

What late-night snacking has to do with sleep

Kamala Harris’s plan to dramatically increase teacher salaries, explained

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The Trump administration wants all of Obamacare overturned by the courts

Apple’s new streaming service is still mostly defined by what we don’t know

Vox Sentences: Barr-schach test

From Key & Peele to Us: how Jordan Peele’s comedy evolved into groundbreaking horror

The Mueller report renders thousands of T-shirts irrelevant

Extreme weather has again damaged a major military base

Instagram influencers constantly need new clothing. This startup wants to rent it to them.

Apple is launching a new credit card for iPhone owners

Thousands of Uber drivers are striking in Los Angeles

Robert Mueller and the collapse of American trust

House plans first-ever hearing on surprise medical bills

How to make more Vox Video happen

The progressive base is more pragmatic than you might think

Some conservatives say the end of the Mueller investigation is the start of new investigations — of Democrats

Michael Avenatti has been arrested for allegedly trying to extort $20 million from Nike

Dora the Explorer isn’t a kid anymore. She’s a teenage girl with a knife.

Jordan Peele’s Us had the biggest opening weekend of any original horror film in history

Michael C. Hall on playing a “benign psychopath” in the Documentary Now! season 3 finale

Attorney General Bill Barr could wind up testifying in front of both the House and the Senate

What we already know Mueller found

A former prosecutor explains why Barr’s hasty obstruction conclusion should raise red flags

Mitch McConnell wants a Green New Deal vote. Democrats should take him up on it.

Israel and Gaza inch closer to war after a rocket attack and a forceful response

Why disaster relief is so hard

Why Trump isn’t being charged with obstruction — even though Mueller didn’t exonerate him

The panic over yield curve inversion, explained

How to quit Facebook without quitting Facebook