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Congress just legalized hemp. That’s huge for the CBD industry.

Legalizing hemp may also be important for scientists who want to study CBD’s effects.

The spare button represents all the ways we fail to be good consumers

"Maybe spare buttons are just aspirational, designed to make us believe something about ourselves that’s not really true anymore."

Roma is now on Netflix. You should still see it in a theater.

The awards-season favorite is a visual feast that rewards attention.

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Trump: I never directed Cohen to make illegal payoffs. Prosecutors: Yes, you did.

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Elizabeth Warren’s strategic partnership with House Democrats

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Senate debates resolution to end US support for war in Yemen

Pelosi officially has the votes to be the next speaker — if she steps down in 2022

A judge just blocked another effort to raise wages for restaurant workers in DC

Trump is pushing Vietnam to accept deportees who have lived in the US for over 20 years

British Prime Minister Theresa May survives no-confidence vote

Mia Love wants the GOP to reach out to minority voters. The party is doing the opposite.

Uber and Lyft are racing each other to go public. Here’s why.

What’s next for the Trump hush money investigation

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Republicans’ civil war over criminal justice reform, explained

New York already has thousands of Amazon workers — and some are unionizing to demand better conditions