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What to expect in Robert Mueller’s testimony about the Trump-Russia investigation

The former special counsel is being questioned about the probe for the first time. But how much will he say?

Boris Johnson, the UK’s next prime minister, explained in under 600 words

Boris Johnson won the race to become Conservative leader and Britain’s next prime minister. Here’s what you need to know.

The surprising thing about older voters: they’re moving more to the left

The question is just how far.

New York just became the first state to ban cat declawing

Animal advocates call it a win — but others argue it’ll make things worse for cats.

Joe Biden’s criminal justice reform plan, explained

Joe Biden’s new criminal justice reform plan reverses some of the policies he helped make law.

Where your delivery app tips really go, explained

Companies like DoorDash and Amazon have been accused of dipping into the tip jar. On Tuesday night, DoorDash reversed its policy.

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Hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans are demanding Governor Ricardo Roselló resign. David Begnaud from CBS News reports from San Juan.

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Why Mueller is going to get asked about Attorney General William Barr

Trump keeps vowing to win Minnesota in 2020. It’s not as wild as it sounds.

The Amazon dilemma: how a tech powerhouse that fulfills our every consumer need still lets us down

Can you taste the difference between plant-based meat and beef? Burger King Sweden is betting no.


How Trump took over America’s courts

Mueller’s longtime aide Aaron Zebley will appear alongside him for House Judiciary testimony

Trump sues to block Democrats from getting New York tax returns they haven’t asked for

North Korea just revealed one of its most potentially dangerous weapons yet

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The Senate just extended the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund through 2090

Thor 4 brings back Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster as Thor. The comics did it first.

Walmart and CVS are among the retailers being sued for aiding the spread of opioids

A question for conservatives: what if the left was right on race?

Study: the US could have averted about 15,600 deaths if every state expanded Medicaid

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Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

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Mark Esper was just confirmed as the next defense secretary

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Amy Wax, “national conservatism,” and the dark dream of a whiter America

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Boris Johnson is set to be the UK’s new prime minister

“Likability” ratings in a recent New Hampshire poll show just how tough female candidates have it

Kamala Harris introduces a bill to decriminalize marijuana

Vox Sentences: Hawaiians fight for their sacred land

Democrats and the White House strike a budget and debt ceiling deal

As Hong Kong protests continue, mob violence against demonstrators casts a shadow

Every episode of Veronica Mars, ranked

Arkansas is the latest state to ban calling veggie burgers “veggie burgers”

Al Franken needs to stop comparing his resignation to death

Trump talked about Mueller’s testimony for around 90 seconds. He packed in 6 lies.

Ai Weiwei on the global refugee crisis, the Chinese movie industry, and his new film

A new reason to worry about Huawei: It’s been building North Korea’s wireless networks

Who should get the HPV vaccine? The recommendations keep changing.

Microsoft wants to build artificial general intelligence: an AI better than humans at everything

Delivery workers are being cheated out of tips by their own companies. This isn’t new.

Trump says he could wipe Afghanistan off face of the earth in 10 days

The composure and civility of “the Squad” against Trump’s attacks

Al Franken did the right thing by resigning