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This week’s stock market meltdown, explained

A warning that things are going to get worse.

What David Brooks gets wrong about Bernie Sanders

The New York Times columnist is an exemplar of the baseless centrist freakout about Sanders’s supposed authoritarianism.

The Invisible Man gives a classic horror story new life in a fable about abusers

Elisabeth Moss is brilliant as a woman trying to escape her husband’s clutches.

A federal appeals court just blocked Trump’s policy of sending migrants back to Mexico

The policy was a major barrier to asylum seekers arriving at the southern border.

Wash your damn hands

It’s one of the best ways to prevent Covid-19 — and you’re probably doing it wrong.

The pope’s plan to fight back against evil AI

The Vatican’s interest in artificial intelligence isn’t new, but pay attention to the tech companies that are joining along.

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Make America Doubt Again

McKay Coppins built a fake Facebook profile to fully experience President Trump's 2020 digital strategy. It didn't take long for him to start doubting reality.

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Trump announces the US and Taliban will soon sign a peace deal

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The world’s scariest facial recognition company is now linked to everybody from ICE to Macy’s

How the McDonald’s Shamrock Shake has endured for 50 years

Laurene Powell Jobs’s charitable group is going to give away almost all of its money

Netanyahu’s dangerous pledge for new Israeli settlements could displace Bedouin residents

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WHO raises Covid-19 alert to highest level after cases found in nearly 50 countries

Bernie Sanders narrowly leads Joe Biden in a national ranked-choice poll

Will coronavirus cause a global recession? We still don’t know.

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2020’s political meme wars

The New York Times' Taylor Lorenz explains Mike Bloomberg's Dank Meme Cash. Featuring @TaylorLorenz Links to resources discussed: Michael Bloomberg’s Campaign Suddenly Drops Memes Everywhere Host: Allegra Frank, associate culture editor at @LegsFrank About Recode by Vox: Recode by Vox helps you understand how tech is changing the world — and changing us. Follow Us: Newsletter: Recode Daily  Twitter: @Recode

Kids’ brains may hold the secret to building better AI

An expert’s case for nuclear power

This animation shows what would happen if leap years didn’t exist

What Mike Pence’s public health record says about his ability to lead on coronavirus

How Democrats’ delegate math actually works

The case that America’s in decline

Israeli forces shot a Palestinian journalist in the leg. He got no compensation.

What the Ring hacks tell us about tech’s backward approach to security

Odd Job: The comedian’s therapist

Verizon, T-Mobile, Sprint, and AT&T could be facing big fines for selling your location data

Coronavirus is the first big test for futuristic tech that can prevent pandemics

Facebook is suing a company that improperly harvested user data

Wendy tries to make Peter Pan realistic, with mixed results

Who is Tom Steyer without his red plaid tie?

America’s crisis of trust and the one candidate who gets it

Closed schools and empty stadiums: How countries are trying to stop coronavirus’s spread

Wisconsin rejected new gun control laws. Then a mass shooting happened.

America’s bad paid sick leave policy could make the coronavirus outbreak worse

Trump blames Monday and Tuesday’s stock market slide on Dem debate that happened Tuesday night

Walmart is quietly working on an Amazon Prime competitor called Walmart+