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Why the political fight in Georgia is far from over

Brian Kemp has declared victory, but Stacey Abrams has promised to stay in the race until all votes are counted.

Democrats’ blue wave was much larger than early takes suggested

With all votes counted, it’s a larger landslide than 1994 or 2010.

All the House seats Democrats have flipped in the 2018 elections

Every House seat Democrats have flipped in the midterm elections, in one post.

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Almost a week after the midterm elections, several key races remain undecided and recounts are coming. The president calls shenanigans.

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CNN sues White House for using doctored video to bar Jim Acosta

US bishops had a plan to combat clerical sex abuse. The Vatican just hit pause.

Amazon already announced its HQ2 picks, but it’s coming to Nashville too

“I didn’t really think he could win”: Michelle Obama’s new memoir reveals why she let Barack run for president

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams Amazon’s imminent arrival in Queens

One chart that shows racism has everything and nothing to do with Republican election wins

Amazon HQ2: the many layers of backlash against the company’s expansion, explained

Why Michelle Obama’s revelation that she had a miscarriage and did IVF matters

How to save lives when Congress refuses to pass gun control

Photos: what California’s deadly wildfires look like on the ground

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s incredible ability to bounce back

Who are period-tracking apps really built for?

Everyone wants to “teach a man to fish.” But skills training alone doesn’t help the world’s poor.

I got my dream job and had my baby the same week. So I brought my baby to work.

The races that still haven’t been called in Florida and Georgia, explained

How Trump’s favored midterm candidates performed

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Martha McSally just lost the Arizona Senate race. She could still be a senator next year.

Vox Sentences: Paradise aflame

Arizona Republicans show losing an election with a little grace is still possible

5 signs Democrats were on track to flip the Arizona Senate seat this year

Kyrsten Sinema is the first Democrat to win an Arizona Senate seat in 30 years

Jerome Corsi says Mueller will soon indict him for perjury

Tide’s new “Eco-Box” looks like boxed wine, memes ensue

The controversies of Trump’s Paris trip, explained

A black security guard caught a shooting suspect — only to be shot by police minutes later

Amazon’s Alexa might be a key witness in a murder case

An ad for a $40 teddy bear that looks like Trump just went viral

Stan Lee, the godfather of Marvel comics, dies at 95

The Pokémon Detective Pikachu trailer is tearing Pokémon fans apart

Singles Day, China’s anti-Valentine’s shopping holiday, is spreading to the US

No, John McCain did not make Republicans lose the House

Democrat Richard Ojeda, a champion of West Virginia’s teachers, says he is running for president

Are foldable smartphones the future, whether we like them or not?

Trump’s attack on the Florida recounts is an attack on American democracy

Trump is lying about voter fraud in Florida, and media outlets are spreading it

We read all 25 National Book Award finalists for 2018. Here’s what we thought. 

Criminal profiling doesn’t work. TV shows should maybe stop celebrating it.

Trump insists things are going fine with North Korea. They’re not.

The Trump administration’s anti-birth control agenda, explained