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Winters are warming faster than summers. These US cities could lose weeks of freezing days by 2050.

The dire consequences of having fewer days below freezing, explained.

Michael Cohen’s claim that President Trump is threatening his family, explained

Trump made ominous innuendos about Cohen’s father-in-law. Now Cohen’s congressional testimony may be off.

What the hell is going on with the State of the Union, explained

The fight over the State of the Union is very, very petty.

Companies are starting to flee the UK over Brexit fears

Businesses are stockpiling goods or looking elsewhere amid the threat of a no-deal Brexit.

Vulnerable boys and powerful men: the Bryan Singer allegations fit a disturbing pattern

New allegations against the director recall many other accounts of abuse in the #MeToo era.

“I want to make myself shutdown-proof”: federal workers turn to the gig economy

Furloughed workers are driving for Uber and leasing their homes on Airbnb to make ends meet.

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Ebola is back

The second-largest Ebola outbreak in history is spreading toward a major city. Vox’s Julia Belluz explains whether you should panic now, later, or maybe never.

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How the story of a clash between a boy in a MAGA hat and a Native American elder unfolded

The political scientist Donald Trump should read

These Republican senators might vote with Democrats to reopen the government

The real reason the Senate is taking 2 doomed votes to end the shutdown

Vox Sentences: State of Disunion

Sebring, Florida, bank shooting: what we know

Trump: We need a wall to reduce crime. Also Trump: Crime rates are low.

A new study shows stem cells can reverse MS in some patients. But researchers have questions.

Kellyanne Conway wants you to stop calling Trump’s wall a wall

Trump’s support for a new regime in Venezuela, explained in under 600 words

M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village is an underrated masterpiece

Yes, artificial intelligence can be racist

Bryan Singer, director of Bohemian Rhapsody, is accused by 4 men of sexual assault

How Trump wins press conferences

Vox 2019 Audience Survey: help us serve you better

Moderate House Democrats want this shutdown to end — but they are sticking with Pelosi

Microsoft’s $500 million plan to fix Seattle’s housing problem, explained

Why thousands of protesters — and Trump — are demanding Venezuela’s president step down

A simple way to prevent government shutdowns

The shutdown’s effect on the US economy, explained

Lara Trump: the shutdown is a “little bit of pain” for workers, but worth it 

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

How journalism can win back public trust

The way we eat could doom us as a species. Here’s a new diet designed to save us.

Apple predicts you’ll use your iPhone as a flashlight when the world ends

Pete Buttigieg announces his 2020 presidential campaign

How to make more Vox Video happen

New polls indicate Trump’s shutdown position is unpopular and dragging his approval rating to new lows

The silence of Nick Sandmann

The real politics behind the Covington Catholic controversy, explained

Under Trump, the number of uninsured Americans has gone up by 7 million

Kamala Harris’s controversial record on criminal justice, explained

Elizabeth Warren’s book, The Two-Income Trap, explained

The MAGA hat-wearing teen at the center of a viral video firestorm isn’t sorry

Paint-dipped decor is another aesthetic effect of the Great Recession

How the Enlightenment sold us a twisted view of human nature

The silent majority of Democratic House freshmen

The Black Hebrew Israelites and their connection to the Covington controversy, explained

The LA teachers strike may be over. Here’s the tentative deal.

Why do all these robots have cartoon eyes?