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The 2020 Democratic primary debate over reparations, explained

Openly talking about reparations for the descendants of enslaved men and women is a notable shift for Democrats. But the conversation has often lacked substance.

Religion and vaccine refusal are linked. We have to talk about it.

A major global survey helps explain the problem of vaccine mistrust.

Fake autism treatments show the lengths parents will go to “cure” their kids

It’s not just dangerous. It’s insulting to autistic people like me.

The hired guns of Instagram

Companies can’t advertise on social media — so they have female influencers do it for them.

Congress has set the record for longest stretch without a minimum wage increase

It’s costing low-paid workers thousands of dollars a year.

Exclusive: Kamala Harris wants to give every unemployed worker $8,000 for job training

A new bill would mark a major federal investment in worker training, and would also help underemployed workers.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates gives Mitch McConnell a thorough history lesson on reparations

Joe Biden’s controversial comments about segregationists and wealthy donors, explained

The race to be the next British prime minister, briefly explained

Capitol Hill’s revolving door, in one chart

Should you care about Facebook cryptocurrency?

UN report: “credible evidence” links Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi’s murder

Avengers: Endgame is being rereleased in theaters with new post-credits scenes

Millions of Americans take vitamin D. Most should just stop.

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The Green New Deal is fracturing a critical base for Democrats: unions

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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The summer solstice is coming: 9 things to know about the longest day of the year

Netflix’s The Edge of Democracy charts the slippery slope from democracy to authoritarian rule

The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 makes a big move and gets the show on track

The recent Republican blowback to Trump judicial nominees, explained

He co-founded Skype. Now he’s spending his fortune on stopping dangerous AI.

Dead people leave billions in their wills. How long do we have to listen to them?

Facebook employees are not as happy with Mark Zuckerberg as they used to be

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders had 2 very different answers to Trump’s official 2020 campaign launch

Trump’s 2020 kickoff made it seem as though he’s still running against Hillary Clinton

2 winners and 4 losers from Trump’s 2020 reelection campaign launch

Trump’s 2020 message: “Depraved” Democrats “want to destroy you”

Why Trump is launching his reelection bid in Florida

Trump still refuses to admit he was wrong about the Central Park 5

Gender stereotypes have been banned from British ads. What does that mean?

Are Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders the same? The debate, explained.

Here’s the lineup for each night of the first Democratic debate

Hong Kong’s leader apologizes again but won’t pull controversial extradition bill


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2020 Democrats share plans to fight poverty at presidential forum

Trump blindsides ICE with mass deportation announcement on eve of reelection rally

New York lawmakers are making a last-minute push to legalize marijuana

The high-stakes battle between Uber executives and drivers in California, explained

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration as Trump’s secretary of defense

How to watch Trump’s reelection rally in Orlando

Elizabeth Warren just introduced her child care plan in Congress

The 24 Democrats running for president, debate lineups, and everything else you should know about 2020

Bitcoin is an energy hog. Where is all that electricity coming from?


Astronauts left poop on the moon. We should go get it.