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Why every social media site is a dumpster fire

Tribalism makes these platforms easy targets for con artists.

Hurricane Florence’s “1,000-year” rainfall, explained

Massive downpours like these are no longer as rare as the name suggests.

The skin care generation wants to pamper their babies, too

Johnson & Johnson has lost customer trust; aspirational "clean" brands are stepping in.

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Exclusive: internal documents show how hard it is for some immigrants to get a travel ban waiver

State Department guidance sets a higher bar for some people than others.

How travel agencies avoided extinction and became a luxury service

Millennials are using travel agencies. Yes, really.

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9 times Mister Rogers said exactly the right thing

"Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping."

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Trump: Kavanaugh’s accuser should have gone to the police if she’s telling the truth

Conservative activist Ed Whelan apologizes for insinuating a Kavanaugh doppelgänger assaulted Ford

Fox News won’t say Kavanaugh’s accuser is lying. They say she’s misremembering.

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

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

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

Fedoras are for jerks: a history of awful dudes in awful hats

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Michael Cohen tweets, then deletes, praise of himself for talking to Mueller

Vox Sentences: 24 hours, 3 mass shootings

The apps that help blind people shop

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Trump adds more Russians who interfered in the 2016 election to a sanctions list

A life insurance company wants to track your fitness data

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Mueller has been questioning Michael Cohen on Trump’s Russia ties

Human memory is flawed. That doesn’t mean Christine Blasey Ford is wrong.

Our memories are imperfect, but that doesn’t mean "the past is unknowable."

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

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

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

Ford is laying out conditions to testify on sexual assault allegations against Kavanaugh

Batman’s penis is in a comic book for the first time ever — but not for long

Imagine if the media covered alcohol like other drugs

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

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NYFF 2018: New York Film Festival news and movie reviews

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

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

4 ways Hurricane Maria changed Puerto Rico — and the rest of America

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

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

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

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.