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There have been 263 days in 2018 — and 262 mass shootings in America

Nearly one mass shooting a day, according to the Gun Violence Archive’s count.

Jeff Sessions is the most conservative member of the Trump administration. Trump doesn’t care.

Trump doesn’t want a champion of a particular brand of conservatism. He wants protection for himself.

Aberdeen, Maryland, shooting at Rite Aid distribution center: what we know

Four people, including the shooter, were killed, and three more were injured, the Harford County sheriff said.

Browsing on Amazon is terrible. Amazon wants to fix that with its new tool.

Amazon Scout lets users browse through product images, which they can like or dislike to summon even more products.

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When and where fall foliage colors will peak, in one map

In the coming weeks, billions of leaves will change color.

Cary Joji Fukunaga is directing the new James Bond movie. Here are 3 things to know about him.

He’s one of the most eclectic and sought-after directors in Hollywood today.

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China has a secret that’s slowly slipping out: roughly a million Uighurs are being held in “reeducation camps”. Gulchehra Hoja, a Uighur journalist, explains how reporting on China’s human rights abuses against Muslims led to the disappearance of 23 of her relatives.

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Not even Captain Marvel is safe from the “smile more” catcall

A black political candidate was canvassing in her district. Then someone called the police.

Batman’s penis is in a comic book for the first time ever (and it’s going away)

Imagine if the media covered alcohol like other drugs

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A top Cornell food researcher has had 13 studies retracted. That’s a lot.

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The Parkland shooting fueled calls for more school police. Civil rights groups want them removed.

Is there a humane way to boil lobsters alive? One woman thinks it’s by getting them high.

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In Fahrenheit 11/9, Michael Moore spares no one — especially self-satisfied liberals

This deleted Facebook post shows why the FBI should investigate the Kavanaugh allegation

I Think We’re Alone Now, from Reed Morano, is a gorgeous post-apocalyptic relationship drama

So far this year, crime and murder are trending down in America’s biggest cities

Measles cases have hit a record high in Europe. Blame austerity.

Why is Marco Rubio tweeting about Salt Bae?

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A tiny, beleaguered government agency seeks an energy holy grail: long-term energy storage

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How a racist robocall and an FBI inquiry shook up the Florida governor’s race

The fight over reopening the FBI investigation into Brett Kavanaugh, explained

What’s wrong with the “just a teen” Kavanaugh defense, according to a psychologist

At long last, Twitter brought back chronological timelines. Here’s why they’re so beloved.

Serial’s season 3 debut: high stakes, Shakespearean bar fights, and a return to form

Why this economist thinks public education is mostly pointless

Products mocked as “lazy” or “useless” are often important tools for people with disabilities

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Lingerie marketing is dominated by the male gaze. A new book aims to change that.

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Why movie theaters are trading popcorn and soda for chimichangas and custom cocktails

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The fall equinox is Saturday: 8 things to know about the first day of autumn

Where Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation process stands

Vox Sentences: Will Texans bet on Beto?

Cody Wilson, 3D-printed gun creator, is accused of sexually assaulting a minor

Mixing ketchup and mayonnaise isn’t new. Here’s why Heinz is trying to cash in on it now.

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Americans’ approval of Pope Francis drops to 53% amid more church sex abuse revelations

Essays from disgraced men aren’t provocative and new. They reinforce the status quo.

The fight over Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie as a gay couple, explained

How the Canadian cannabis company Tilray became worth more than American Airlines

Why didn’t Kavanaugh’s accuser come forward earlier? Police often ignore sexual assault allegations.

Lorde’s Adidas sneakers, Marilyn Manson’s absinthe, and other things celebrities compelled us to buy

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The striking parallels between Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas

Democrats should worry about all their close special election losses

What Kavanaugh is accused of isn’t “horseplay”

Senate Republicans are playing straight into Democrats’ message about Brett Kavanaugh allegations