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Who will win Game of Thrones’ Battle of Winterfell? I asked 3 military experts.

About as close to a real-life war game for a fictional battle as we could possibly do.

The health care industry is betting on Joe Biden in its war against Medicare for all

The industry hopes Biden will be in their corner against single-payer.

Young people, women, voters in cities: how Democrats won in 2018, by the numbers

We now have the official census numbers on voter turnout for 2018.

Don’t bother waiting for conservatives to come around on climate change

A new report examines the climate right. It doesn’t find much.

Why so many women see themselves in Daenerys Targaryen

Everyone from Stassi Schroeder to Elizabeth Warren identifies with the mother of dragons.

Trump administration’s “domestic gag rule” blocked by judge

The rule could make it harder for abortion providers to offer birth control. Now a judge says it likely violates the law.

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Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to cancel your college debt. To pay for it, she wants to tax the ultra-rich and take more than just their income.

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Sigal Samuel has investigated China’s brutal crackdown on Uighur Muslims. Ask her anything.

“This was a coup”: Trump escalates his authoritarian rhetoric during interview with Hannity

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Taylor Swift ends her long countdown with her new single, “ME!”

How to get away with obstructing justice

Giving black moms health insurance may save their babies’ lives

White identity politics is about more than racism

Most Americans want drug companies held accountable for the opioid epidemic

Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

Keep up with the policy debates that will shape the Democratic 2020 primary.

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Why Joe Biden’s foreign policy experience is both a weakness and a strength in 2020

People buy millions of unsafe products every year. Here’s why recalls are harder than they should be.

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Tennessee state senators passed a bill that could make it harder to register voters

Wholesale coffee is cheaper than it’s been in years. That’s not good news.

Another dangerous tropical cyclone just hit Mozambique

Was Russia’s 2016 intervention for Trump a strategic failure?

The Joe Biden and Anita Hill controversy, explained

Game of Thrones’ White Walker battle is here. But is Winterfell ready?

Beyond Meat is going public. Investors are betting on a new future for food.

Soon your driver’s license might not get you through airport security

Joe Biden is the Hillary Clinton of 2020

Prominent women of color are putting 2020 candidates on the spot. Warren and Harris shined.

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Joe Biden is running for president

A rosé by literally every other name

Why Trump’s tweets about Don McGahn and the Mueller report could backfire

Can we trust the people who got us hooked on the internet to save us from it?

Joe Biden’s long record supporting the war on drugs and mass incarceration, explained

Trump’s acting defense secretary has been cleared of an ethics violation

No one knows what Joe Biden thinks about health care

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

Avengers: Endgame doesn’t have a post-credits scene. It doesn’t need one.

The one big takeaway from every 2020 Democratic primary poll so far

Geek culture may never again be as all-consuming as it is right now

The most prescient science fiction author you aren’t reading

The Joe Biden culture war

What Donald Trump actually did in 2016, according to the Mueller report

Why the climate protests disrupting London are different