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House plans first-ever hearing on surprise medical bills

This is the first big action we’ve seen from the House on surprise medical bills lately.

A major Air Force base was damaged in the Nebraska flood

The military knows its bases face more flood risks as the climate changes. It isn’t ready.

Some conservatives say the end of the Mueller investigation is the start of new investigations — of Democrats

Many Republicans want to move on. But a faction is talking more investigations (and prison time) for Democrats.

Thousands of Uber drivers are striking in Los Angeles

They want the company to reverse a 25 percent-per-mile pay cut.

Apple’s new streaming service is still mostly defined by what we don’t know

How much will Apple TV+ cost? Will its new shows be any good? Ask again later.

Michael Avenatti has been arrested for allegedly trying to extort $20 million from Nike

There was a time Avenatti was floated as a serious 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.

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Robert Mueller's investigation has ended and Attorney General William Barr has furnished a four-page summary. Vox's Andrew Prokop says this is far from over.

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The best $5,929.10 I ever spent: moving back to the Midwest

This woman quit her job to live on the road. Now capturing life on the road is her job.

Ecuador legalized gangs. Murder rates plummeted.

Why late-night snacking could be linked to your lack of sleep

Kamala Harris’s plan to dramatically increase teacher salaries, explained

The Highlight by Vox launches on Apple News+

The Trump administration wants all of Obamacare overturned by the courts

Vox Sentences: Barr-schach test

From Key & Peele to Us: how Jordan Peele’s comedy evolved into groundbreaking horror

The Mueller report renders thousands of T-shirts irrelevant

Instagram influencers constantly need new clothing. This startup wants to rent it to them.

Apple is launching a new credit card for iPhone owners

Dora the Explorer isn’t a kid anymore. She’s a teenage girl with a knife.

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Jordan Peele’s Us had the biggest opening weekend of any original horror film in history

Michael C. Hall on playing a “benign psychopath” in the Documentary Now! season 3 finale

Attorney General Bill Barr could wind up testifying in front of both the House and the Senate

What we already know Mueller found

A former prosecutor explains why Barr’s hasty obstruction conclusion should raise red flags

Mitch McConnell wants a Green New Deal vote. Democrats should take him up on it.

Israel and Gaza inch closer to war after a rocket attack and a forceful response

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

Why disaster relief is so hard

Why Trump isn’t being charged with obstruction — even though Mueller didn’t exonerate him

The panic over yield curve inversion, explained

How to make more Vox Video happen

How to quit Facebook without quitting Facebook

Photos: what Mozambique’s unfolding flooding catastrophe looks like

It’s time for Congress to do its job and investigate Trump

The Midwest floods are going to get much, much worse

The 2020 authenticity primary

Instead of hiding rips and tears, the visible mending movement turns them into art

6 unanswered questions from William Barr’s summary of the Mueller report

Russia is a threat to American democracy, with or without collusion

Robert Mueller was never going to end Donald Trump’s presidency

Here are the actual quotes from Mueller’s report in Bill Barr’s summary

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer aren’t satisfied with AG Bill Barr’s readout of the Mueller report

Does AG Barr’s summary of the Mueller report “exonerate” Trump? I asked 15 legal experts.

House Democrats want Attorney General Bill Barr to testify on the Mueller report

Mueller report: The full text of William Barr’s summary letter 

The Barr letter is a massive political victory for Trump