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Trump’s latest Syria announcement is the clearest articulation of his foreign policy doctrine

Trump: Only fight in wars in which the US has a clear national interest and path to victory; otherwise, let others fend for themselves.

Watch AOC ask Mark Zuckerberg if she can run fake Facebook ads, too

Zuckerberg’s answer on whether Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez can falsely claim Republicans voted for the Green New Deal: Probably.

ICE tried to fine immigrants living in sanctuary churches. Now, it’s backing down.

For some, the fines topped $500,000.

“Latinx” is growing in popularity. I made a comic to help you understand why.

The gender-neutral term that’s supposed to be for everyone, well, isn’t.

The vaping illness outbreak is strengthening the argument for legalizing marijuana

Black market THC products are now a public health problem because regulations haven’t kept up.

The Wall Streeters who actually like Elizabeth Warren

"I’m fully on board with soaking the rich, 100 percent, and if that involves me paying more taxes, let’s go."

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Ambassador William Taylor finally testified on Tuesday and it was a doozy.

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What really happened in Syria over the past 24 hours, explained

Congress couldn’t agree on what exactly was wrong with Mark Zuckerberg. But they all wanted a piece of him.

Revenge porn, biphobia, and alleged relationships with staffers: The complicated story around Rep. Katie Hill, explained

House Republicans’ national security-threatening impeachment stunt, explained by an expert

The blowup over Vanity Fair’s Trump trading story, explained

The ignorance of comparing impeachment to “a lynching,” explained

The Houston Astros’ self-created domestic violence controversy, explained

WeWork confirmed layoffs at an internal meeting but still hasn’t said how many or when

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Amber Guyger’s lawyers have taken the first step toward appealing her murder conviction

Trump’s new defense for withholding Ukraine aid is as nonsensical as his previous ones

Trump’s lawyer: If Trump shoots someone on 5th Avenue, “nothing could be done”

Introducing Reset, a new podcast about how tech is changing our lives

Trump loves Twitter but the majority of US Twitter users hate Trump

Kirstjen Nielsen was asked to answer for family separations after leaving office

Trump’s defense on Ukraine has completely collapsed

Apple deleted a Hong Kong protest app. What does it mean for democracy around the world?

Welcome to the October issue of Vox’s The Highlight

“It’s just a big illusion”: How homeopathy went from fringe medicine to the grocery aisles

Is it time for American cities to stop growing?

How to stop looking at your phone

How Congress plans to push back on Trump’s actions in Syria

Pumpkin spice has taken over Trader Joe’s. Here’s why.

Vox Sentences: California, burning in the dark

Why WeWork founder Adam Neumann is getting $1.7 billion to leave the company he ran into the ground

White UConn students were arrested for shouting the n-word. Black students say the incident is part of a larger problem.

Read: Top State Department official’s testimony outlining Trump’s Ukraine quid pro quo

Why the deal for striking GM workers is hardly a victory

Pennsylvania lawmakers want to ban abortion before many people know they’re pregnant

Top US diplomat to Ukraine testifies there was a quid pro quo


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UK Parliament has advanced the Brexit bill

Boris Johnson wants Brexit by October 31. Parliament won’t let him have it.

Almost every state in the country is now investigating Facebook

Airlines don’t usually hold connecting flights for delayed passengers. That could be changing.

A new poll finds strong support for the Supreme Court ending LGBTQ discrimination

Elizabeth Warren marches with Chicago teachers after releasing new K-12 education plan

Trump says his sons receiving foreign payments “would be the biggest story of the century”

The WeWork mess, explained