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Facebook may have too many users for its cryptocurrency to fail — even if you don’t trust it

Libra, Facebook’s new virtual coin, is the most consequential cryptocurrency effort undertaken in several years.

Are Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders the same? The debate, explained.

Sanders and Warren: two candidates with similar policies and fundamentally different politics.

How to watch Trump’s reelection rally in Orlando

He’s kicking off his rally at 8 pm Eastern time.

Sobriety is having a moment. Here come the influencers.

Instagram has seen a rise in #SoberIsSexy influencers. But are they good for the sober movement?

Gender stereotypes have been banned from British ads. What does that mean?

The UK’s advertising regulator gave agencies six months to eliminate stereotypes "likely to cause harm, or serious or widespread offense."

The US is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East to counter Iran

Neither side is stopping the tit-for-tat escalation.

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Why Trump is launching his reelection bid in Florida

The Green New Deal is fracturing a critical base for Democrats: unions

Trump still refuses to admit he was wrong about the Central Park 5

The race to be the next British prime minister, briefly explained

Here’s the lineup for each night of the first Democratic debate

Hong Kong’s leader apologizes again but won’t pull controversial extradition bill

2020 Democrats share plans to fight poverty at presidential forum

Trump blindsides ICE with mass deportation announcement on eve of reelection rally

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New York lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize marijuana

The high-stakes battle between Uber executives and drivers in California, explained

Elizabeth Warren just introduced her child care plan in Congress

Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

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Bitcoin is an energy hog. Where is all that electricity coming from?


Astronauts left poop on the moon. We should go get it.

Gloria Vanderbilt’s fashion legacy, explained

The enduring legacy and fantasy of Captain America’s beard, explained

Recode Daily: Huawei gets ready for a bad year

Kyle Kashuv on his Harvard crisis: “I wish I could take it back. I can’t.”

He lost his ROTC scholarship when he came out. Decades later, he’s still paying back student debt.

Black trans women want the media to show them living, not just dying

Vox Sentences: Iran’s high-risk threat

The Kyle Kashuv-Harvard controversy, explained

Trump’s new health care plan, health reimbursement arrangements, explained

BuzzFeed journalists just walked off the job in 4 cities. Here’s why.

Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” wants to be a queer anthem. It also wants to sell you something.

Trump’s interview with George Stephanopoulos, explained

A new poll shows how sexism and electability collide in 2020

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi dies after collapsing in courtroom


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The many 2020 polls are telling a pretty clear story

9 questions about the US-Iran standoff you were too embarrassed to ask

Young voters of color are supporting Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. But many want a different candidate.

Blackout leaves tens of millions in the dark in Argentina and Uruguay

An annotated guide to Taylor Swift’s “You Need to Calm Down” video


How the filibuster broke the US Senate

Trump accidentally undercuts his own “deep state” FBI conspiracy theory 

Cat-astrophe: Pakistani politician’s event streamed on Facebook with cat filter on

Rocketman’s music director explains why you shouldn’t compare it to Bohemian Rhapsody