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As the Ukraine probe heats up, Trump and Giuliani are sticking together. Mostly.

Is Giuliani still Trump’s lawyer? At first the president didn’t seem sure, but eventually decided Giuliani was.

The former ambassador to Ukraine says she was ousted because of her anti-corruption work

Marie Yovanovitch testified for more than nine hours.

A new lawsuit describes a violent gang in LA County. Its members are deputy sheriffs.

The "Banditos" say they’re a fraternal club for LA deputies. But critics allege that the group violently harasses civilians — and other officers.

How El Camino captures what Breaking Bad did best

Breaking Bad was as funny and heartfelt as it was dark. El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is, too.

Simone Biles is the greatest female gymnast ever

With another world title, Biles is now in a class of her own.

SNL’s cold open reimagines the presidential LGBTQ forum as a drag ball

Among others, the skit featured Pete Buttigieg of "the House of Booty-gig" and "Delaware daddy" Joe Biden.

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Did China just dunk on the NBA?

An NBA executive’s tweet supporting protests in Hong Kong has exposed how vulnerable the biggest American companies are to China.

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8 winners and 6 losers from a Succession finale that blows the whole show up

As conflict mounts at Syrian border, US will withdraw almost all its troops from the country

Trump went to Louisiana to stump for local Republicans. He ended up attacking national Democrats instead.

Hot, dry, and windy conditions in California have sparked big fires

How to protect your books with medieval curses

Acting DHS Secretary Kevin McAleenan just resigned

Vox Sentences: Would you hire a company called Fraud Guarantee?

Courts blocked Trump’s rule to keep out low-income immigrants

US and China reach a “phase one” trade deal

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Shepard Smith is leaving Fox News

Leigh Bardugo turns Yale into a haunted, haunting fantasy world in Ninth House

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11 questions about Brexit you were too embarrassed to ask

Letterkenny, streaming on Hulu, is a love letter to small-town life and weird, wonderful slang

Why Joker is unlikely to inspire real-world violence, explained by an expert

American brands are trying to play both sides of the Hong Kong-China conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Bestselling author Shea Serrano’s writing reads like a conversation. That’s not an accident.

These 7 Supreme Court cases could have massive implications for Americans

Watch the first-ever video of pigs using tools with no human prompting

Trump says he’s ending the US role in Middle East wars. He’s sending 1,800 troops to Saudi Arabia.

As vaping-related illness cases reach 1,300, health officials still don’t know the cause

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How did American CEOs get so rich?

Hollywood and Silicon Valley can no longer silence women with this contract clause

Colorado has a new plan to bring a “public option” of sorts to the state level

17 former Watergate prosecutors say Trump should be impeached

Trump claims Congress can’t investigate his finances. He just lost big in court.

Thich Nhat Hanh’s final mindfulness lesson: how to die peacefully

How TikTok went from an ad-free paradise to a playground for big brands

Trump’s Minneapolis rally was a window into how ugly his 2020 campaign will be

Greta Thunberg is traveling from Canada to Chile without leaving the ground

Quitting Juul may be harder than quitting cigarettes

Amber Guyger, Joshua Brown, and the broken trust between Dallas police and residents

In El Camino, a desperate Jesse Pinkman tries to break free of Breaking Bad

The climate crisis and the failure of economics

Turkey’s invasion in Syria is creating even more refugees — just as the US shuts the door

How a Jim Crow law still shapes Mississippi’s elections

Meet the young activists of color who are leading the charge against climate disaster

Can you make a living writing other people’s wedding speeches?