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Travel has never been “authentic”

Visiting Iceland in the age of overtourism.

Meghan and Harry are taking a break from their royal duties. This isn’t surprising.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are taking six weeks off starting in November with their son Archie.

Facebook banned more fake Russian and Iranian accounts

The social network also says it is beefing up efforts to protect the site in the run-up to the 2020 elections. For instance: It’s going to call false news false.

This is a worst-possible wildfire scenario for Southern California

Every year, climate change makes a "catastrophic" fire like this one more and more likely.

Team Trump’s efforts to spin Mulvaney’s quid pro quo confession are not going well

Mick Mulvaney and Mike Pompeo had a rough go of it on the Sunday news shows.

Google’s attempt to shut down a unionization meeting just riled up its employees

Management tried to shut down an employee-led talk on unionization at its Zurich office, but it happened anyway.

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Where are the troops going?

President Trump is pulling out of Syria while sending more troops to Iraq and Saudi Arabia.

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Mark Zuckerberg is the new political villian for the Democratic Party

The last 72 hours in Brexit, explained

We deserve a better Medicare-for-all debate

Freelance journalists are mad about a new California law. Here’s what’s missing from the debate.

The past 24 hours in Syria news, explained

Mitt Romney has a secret Twitter account named “Pierre Delecto”

Poll: Pete Buttigieg joins the list of presidential frontrunners in Iowa

Drug companies reach $260 million deal with Ohio counties over role in opioid epidemic

How meritocracy harms everyone — even the winners

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“America’s surrender”: What Afghans think about US-Taliban peace talks

Many Afghans fear US-Taliban peace talks are coming at their own expense.

Halloween costumes have a size problem

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6 comic book callbacks from Watchmen’s series premiere

Introducing Reset, a new podcast about how tech is changing our lives

Watchmen plunges straight through the funhouse mirror into another 2019

I think HBO’s Watchmen is tremendous television. Lots of people will strongly disagree.

UK leaders insist Brexit will happen by October 31 despite an extension request

US troops leaving Syria will fight ISIS from Iraq

State Department talking points counter Trump’s optimistic message on Syria

HBO’s Watchmen tells stories about America’s racist past in America’s racist present

Trump won’t host the G7 at his Miami resort after all

Algorithms are grading student essays across the country. Can this really teach kids how to write better?

How propaganda works in the digital age

The UK Parliament just blew up Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans

Clinton’s email practices were risky but not malicious, State Department finds

A controversial Florida law stops some former felons from voting. A judge just blocked part of it.

In London, hundreds of thousands demand another chance to vote on Brexit

Tulsi Gabbard calls Hillary Clinton “the queen of warmongers” in her latest clash with top Democrats

Capitalism is turning us into addicts

The 4 words that will decide impeachment

Vox Sentences: Impeachment, Day 24

No one expected The Athletic could get people to pay for sports news. Now it has 600,000 subscribers.

Why a vote to close New York’s Rikers Island is being met with backlash

Rick Perry, a key figure in Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, will resign as energy secretary

Barney the Dinosaur is getting a new movie. But is America ready?

Trump loves dictators. Erdogan is the latest to take advantage of that.

The problem with Amazon’s speedy shipping, in one graphic

In 1986, Watchmen skewered the way we love superheroes. It’s still as relevant as ever.

ABC’s Emergence blends Lost with This Is Us and adds a dash of E.T.

The Supreme Court will decide if Trump can fire the CFPB director. The implications are enormous.