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Why Steve Bullock is refusing to help Democrats win a Senate majority

Democrats’ push for Bullock to drop his presidential run, explained.

In Brittany Runs a Marathon, a woman takes control of her life. Jillian Bell says it was terrifying.

"I had no idea if I would go in and fall flat on my face."

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Michael Bennet’s plan to prevent and end recessions, explained

It’s a good one.

5 things people still get wrong about slavery

We asked historians to debunk slavery’s greatest myths.

In defense of reading the same book over and over again

Why we revisit old favorites — like Harry Potter — so often.

A Gates-funded program meant to keep low-income students pushed them out instead

The failure of a college advising program shows why education reform is so hard — and how we can get it right.

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Coal's last stand

There’s a train full of coal sitting on the tracks in eastern Kentucky. It’s being blocked by a group of laid-off miners who want what they're owed.

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Photos: major wildfires have ignited across Europe, Asia, and Latin America

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The best movies out this weekend

13 great films now in theaters.

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Hulu’s Jawline is an empathetic, terrifying documentary about teens who livestream their lives

China paid Facebook and Twitter to help spread anti-Muslim propaganda

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The big new plan to save unions, and what’s behind it

A short cultural history of tie-dye

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Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal, explained

“In a perfect world, they’d be running mates”: New Hampshire voters are torn between Sanders and Warren

Jay Inslee, the climate candidate of 2020, is ending his campaign

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Jay Inslee, exiting the presidential race, reflects on his campaign

Vox Sentences: The Amazon is burning

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Bernie Sanders’s ambitious plan to double union membership, explained

Trump echoes NRA talking points, showing that “background checks” talk was all a charade

Here are the candidates who qualified for the third Democratic debate — and those who might miss out

Why Taylor Swift is rerecording all her old songs

A US airport is the latest place to ban plastic water bottles

Trump says his mileage rules make cars safer. His EPA was worried they will kill more people.

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Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

Keep up with the policy debates that will shape the Democratic 2020 primary.

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Trump cancels his state visit to Denmark over Greenland

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Julián Castro released an animal welfare plan. It’s good policy — and smart politics.

Trump’s fake tax cuts are back

Work is going global. American Factory’s directors explain how they captured its challenges.

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What happens next in the legal cases involving Jeffrey Epstein

Trump and the fragile belonging of American Jews

America has half a million fewer jobs than we thought

Trump says American Jewish Democrats are disloyal, claims “king of Israel” title

How bad would a recession be for Trump in 2020? 8 experts weigh in.

A man threatened to “slaughter” abortion doctors. It’s part of a disturbing trend.

Ready or Not is a dark horror comedy with the obliviously rich in its crosshairs

Trump's failed plan to buy Greenland, explained

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Welcome to the August issue of Vox’s The Highlight

Inside the growing home health aide industry, revisiting Woodstock, how the mosquito shaped humankind, and more.

Wildfires are burning around the world. The most alarming is in the Amazon rainforest.

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Amazon’s tiny profits, explained

Trump’s potential recession playbook: conspiracies, lies, and scapegoats

Trump’s feud with Anthony Scaramucci, explained

Woodstock was a beautiful, idealistic mess. The Woodstock Generation was the letdown.

Mosquitoes might be humanity’s greatest foe. Should we get rid of them?

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