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Missouri governor signs 8-week abortion ban

The law, which is likely to be challenged in court, contains no exceptions for rape or incest.

Trump’s interest in pardoning troops accused of war crimes, explained

The military doesn’t want these pardons. But Fox News does.

Democrats in Congress are getting things done. Trump and Republicans are just ignoring them.

House Democrats are passing bills at a rapid pace, while Trump complains they’re "getting nothing done."

One of the largest environmental protests ever is underway. It’s led by children.

Kids are fed up with grown-ups’ inaction on climate change.

Brexit has finally brought down Theresa May

Prime Minister May was supposed to deliver Brexit for the UK. Now she’s leaving it up to somebody else.

Two days with Curvy Wife Guy, the most controversial man in body positivity

He’s just released a music video called "Chubby Sexy." Will it silence his internet haters?

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Trump is sending 1,500 troops to the Middle East as the standoff with Iran continues

The fraught cultural politics of Disney’s new Aladdin remake

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A fake viral video makes Nancy Pelosi look drunk. Facebook won’t take it down.

The Fed’s bad predictions are hurting us

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Black people are still suffering from police violence. Is America still listening?

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The alarming trend of beached whales filled with plastic, explained

Trump campaigned on being an LGBTQ ally. He hasn’t governed like one.

11 questions about sunscreen you should ask before going outside

Wow Air’s collapse has seriously affected Iceland’s economy

Lyme, the tick-borne disease that’s spreading fast, explained

Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

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The absurdly high cost of insulin, explained

Love lime green makeup all of a sudden? Blame Instagram, of course.

Alabama’s abortion ban challenged in court by the ACLU and Planned Parenthood

The end of forgetting

The controversy over WeWork’s $47 billion valuation and impending IPO, explained

12 excuses for climate inaction and how to refute them

Twitter co-founder Ev Williams says social media will get better ... eventually

This is what it was like to perform abortions before Roe

Don’t break up Facebook — replace Mark Zuckerberg, says former security boss Alex Stamos

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Vox Sentences: The end of the road for Theresa May

Trump wants everyone to know he is extremely calm and Pelosi is the “crazy” one

Audience reviews on Rotten Tomatoes are easily manipulated. That’s about to change.

Lil Nas X and Wrangler collaborated on a clothing line. Some Wrangler customers aren't having it.

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is Tarantino’s fun, haunting homage to the summer of ’69

We asked all the 2020 Democrats how they’d fix child care. Here’s what they said.

We asked the dads running for president what they do for child care

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange indicted on 17 counts of violating the Espionage Act

Congress wants to stop surprise medical bills. But they have one big problem left to solve.

The Senate approved a disaster aid package with $1.4 billion for Puerto Rico

The Pentagon’s plan to send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East is about Iran

Facebook has taken down billions of fake accounts, but the problem is still getting worse

The Harriet Tubman $20 bill was due in 2020. Now it might wait years more.

McDonald’s workers are on strike. 3 presidential candidates joined them.