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Trump admits he discussed Biden with Ukraine, but says he was just worried about corruption

Republicans are now calling for an investigation into Biden as Democrats call for impeachment.

US officials say their pressure on Iran is working — and that’s why tensions are getting worse

Secs. Mike Pompeo and Steve Mnuchin stood by the Trump administration’s strategy and outlined new sanctions.

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The fall equinox is Monday: 9 things to know about the first day of autumn

A brief scientific guide to the first day of fall.

A Pastafarian hilariously trolled a town council meeting. The stakes are profoundly serious.

The Satanic Temple and the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster are playing a dangerous high-stakes game with the Supreme Court.

An AI learned to play hide-and-seek. The strategies it came up with on its own were astounding.

A new release from OpenAI shows how complex behavior emerges.

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The vast majority of your plastic isn’t being recycled. It might be time to consider lighting it on fire.

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Emmys 2019 winners: the complete list

How big was the global climate strike? 4 million people, activists estimate.

Biden wants Trump to release a transcript of the call that led to a whistleblower complaint

An exchange at an LGBTQ forum reopens questions about Joe Biden’s treatment of women

Bernie Sanders wants to put credit reporting companies like Equifax out of business

A whistleblower alleges Trump requested 2020 election interference. Pelosi still says she won’t pursue impeachment.

Bernie Sanders’s plan to eliminate medical debt, explained

We asked 8 young people why they joined the global climate strike

Joe Kennedy is officially going after Ed Markey’s Senate seat

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Scholars think they’ve found Milton’s annotated copy of Shakespeare’s First Folio

2 winners and 3 losers from the LGBTQ presidential forum

Vox Sentences: There’s no planet B

The week in US-Saudi Arabia-Iran tensions, explained

Report: Trump pressured Ukrainian president about 8 times to investigate Biden’s son

The US just signed a deal that could send asylum seekers back to El Salvador

Trump responds to Ukraine whistleblower scandal with contradictions and transparent falsehoods

American Horror Story: 1984 puts the camp back into teen slashers

Washington, DC, is serious about statehood

From Austin to Indianapolis: The US climate strike in photos

Some brands are closing stores for the global climate strike. That’s a big deal.

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The 20 Democrats running for president, the next debate lineup, and everything else you should know about 2020

What the youth climate strike looks like around the world

Trump used to steal the show at the UN. This year, it may be different.

Community was one of the most inventive shows in TV history. Don’t let it be forgotten.

12 excuses for climate inaction and how to refute them

Emmy nominations 2019: the full list

The climate change policy with the most potential is the most neglected

Getting to 100% renewables requires cheap energy storage. But how cheap?

Leftists, liberals, and neoliberals share a problem: Congress

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America’s evolving views on crime, explained by Law & Order: SVU

Storm Area 51 weekend has arrived. Here’s what’s actually happening.

Your smart devices listening to you, explained

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The totally wild, true tale of a meme about aliens that almost inspired a real raid on Area 51

How an online gag about storming the military base became a drama involving a rural town, the government, and frequent evocations of the Fyre Festival.

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Young people have a stake in our future. Let them vote.

The House just passed a bill that would give millions of workers the right to sue their boss

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Friends is 25 years old. It’s still extremely popular — and polarizing.

Was Friends homophobic and way too white? Yes. But arguing about the show is healthy.

Greta Thunberg is leading kids and adults from 150 countries in a massive Friday climate strike

How a wealth tax could totally remake charity in the United States