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The Senate goes home for July Fourth recess as states wait on coronavirus stimulus

Economists see the uncertainty as devastating for state budgets.

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How Trump gave insurance companies free rein to sell bad health plans

Obamacare wasn’t repealed. Trump’s deregulation is eroding it anyway.

How superspreading is fueling the pandemic — and how we can stop it

"Any one of us could unknowingly be a superspreader."

Why Hamilton is as frustrating as it is brilliant — and impossible to pin down

Hamilton is an impossibly slippery text. The arguments over the show are part of what make it great.

The QAnon supporters winning congressional primaries, explained

QAnon started on an obscure internet forum. Now its supporters are running for Congress.

How can we ban facial recognition when it’s already everywhere?

A growing number of gadgets are scanning your face.

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How AI makes policing more racist

Turns out it’s just as biased as people are.

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Hong Kong’s future under China’s new security law, explained

One of the Democratic Party’s biggest donors is exploring a new anti-Trump boycott

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The Trump administration is targeting homeless trans people in the middle of a pandemic

A likely culprit in Covid-19 surges: People hell-bent on ignoring social distancing orders

Breonna Taylor was killed by police in March. The officers involved have not been arrested.

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Trump’s surprising resilience with Hispanic voters, explained

Midsommar has a deeply trans narrative hiding in plain sight

The violent end of the Capitol Hill Organized Protest, explained

How Black Lives Matter fits into the long history of American radicalism

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5 first-time protesters on why they showed up for Black lives now

Who voters want to be Joe Biden’s vice president, according to the polls

5 restaurant workers share their fears about going back to work

China’s new national security law is already chilling free speech in Hong Kong

Why it’s so damn hot in the Arctic right now

Exclusive: Senate Democrats press AG Barr for answers about poll closures on Native American reservations

The “Godzilla” Saharan dust cloud over the US, explained

What President Joe Biden would do to stop Covid-19

Networks of self-driving trucks are becoming a reality in the US

USMCA, Trump’s new trade deal, explained in 600 words

Just 2 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

This July, the Vox Book Club is reading Curtis Sittenfeld’s Rodham

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Social conservatives feel betrayed by the Supreme Court — and the GOP that appointed it

Yes, you can travel this summer. But should you?

Beauty companies are changing skin-whitening products. But the damage of colorism runs deeper.

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America has almost 800 billionaires, a record high

How technology literally changes our brains