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Trump’s hasty plan to get Americans back on the moon by 2024, explained

If NASA’s going to pull this one off, it needs to get through an enormous to-do list.

Nancy Pelosi and Maxine Waters disagree over impeachment at closed-door meeting

Pelosi tried to quell impeachment talk as one of her committee chairs argued for it.

The crisis of children dying in custody at the border, explained

With three deaths since December and a flu quarantine, border facilities are in crisis.

America’s newest stock exchange wants to fix one of capitalism’s fundamental challenges

The Long-Term Stock Exchange, explained.

The radical plan to change how Harvard teaches economics

Raj Chetty has an idea for introducing students to econ that could cause a seismic shift in the field.

This federal agency is quietly, profoundly shaping climate policy

A chat with Commissioner Richard Glick of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

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8,000 Amazon employees asked the company to do more on climate change. Shareholders just said no.

What’s behind Elizabeth Warren’s comeback in the polls

Airbnb is partnering with 23andMe to send people on “heritage” vacations

Disney’s live-action Aladdin is almost a charming rom-com — when it’s not a sluggish musical

Why labor unions are divided over the Green New Deal

Mnuchin denies that an IRS memo contradicts his position on Trump’s taxes. Spoiler: It does.

Urban Outfitters is introducing a clothing rental service

Cory Booker wants banks to stop charging so many overdraft fees

Jeopardy champion James Holzhauer’s phenomenal winning streak, explained

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Exclusive: Sen. Tom Udall plans to force a vote to block funding for war with Iran

Why North Korea called Joe Biden an “imbecile” and “a fool of low IQ”

Trump to Congress: I’ll work with you on infrastructure — if you pass my trade deal

Recode Daily: Crowdpac was a Kickstarter for political candidates. Now it’s out of business.

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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What Andrew Carnegie’s philanthropy can teach us about the mega-rich today

How the baby boomers wrecked the economy for millennials

We asked the dads running for president what they do for child care

We asked all the 2020 Democrats how they’d fix child care. Here’s what they said.

Kirsten Gillibrand’s new policy platform is about making parenting affordable

Tech billionaires who donate millions are just “bribing society at large,” Anand Giridharadas says

What we know so far about Trump’s tax returns, explained

Vox Sentences: One step closer to Trump’s financial records

Theresa May offers a “new” Brexit plan, but nobody’s buying it

New poll shows black voters want 2020 candidates with big policy plans, not just big names

Hackers have been holding the city of Baltimore’s computers hostage for 2 weeks

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McDonald’s workers are striking and suing the company — in the same week

Ben Carson’s first hearing before Maxine Waters’s committee was a disaster

Australia’s conservative party retains power in shocking election result

Arthur’s same-sex marriage episode didn’t air in Alabama

Kamala Harris’s plan to close the gender wage gap, explained

The Kickstarter for politics wanted to upend fundraising. Now it’s dead.

More Democrats are calling for an impeachment inquiry. Pelosi isn’t among them.

James Charles and Tati Westbrook have put their YouTube feud to rest — for now

Can a man earn a living on sperm donation alone? This guy did.

Democrats are accusing Trump officials of inflating the Iran threat

Trump’s 2020 campaign is buying a whole lot of Facebook ads

Online ads can be targeted based on your emotions

Toy Story 4’s new trailer: Keanu Reeves’s daredevil Duke Caboom makes his flashy entrance

How to publish classic books that aren’t just by dead white men