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The truth about violent crime in American cities, explained in 11 charts

Trump speaks of "anarchy and mayhem" in cities. But understanding violent crime is much more complicated than simply looking at numbers.

What we can learn about QAnon from the Satanic Panic

You Wrong About’s Sarah Marshall explains why debunking #SaveTheChildren and human trafficking statistics is so difficult.

Trump is proposing to limit student visas to two years for citizens of 59 countries

It’s only Trump’s latest attack on foreign students.

No cops were charged with Breonna Taylor’s death. This is how the system was designed.

People took to the streets Wednesday night to call out systemic injustice.

10 delicious food movies

A feast of comedies, dramas, documentaries, and more to stream at home.

Critical race theory, and Trump’s war on it, explained

Trump has attacked diversity training, critical race theory, the 1619 project, and anything that reckons with America’s racist past.

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Dr. Fauci on pandemic politics

With mounting concerns over the politicization of federal health agencies, Dr. Anthony Fauci explains why Americans should still trust the vaccine approval process.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

The Vox Senate interview: John Hickenlooper believes he can help revive bipartisanship in the Senate

Amazon employees fear HR is targeting minority and activism groups in email monitoring program

Amazon’s surveillance cameras fly now — which is unsettling

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How the US keeps poor people from accessing abortion

Trump made a rare public appearance in DC to pay his respects to RBG. It did not go well.

“It isn’t a question of politics”: Fauci on calling out Sen. Rand Paul’s misinformation

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Pennsylvania’s naked ballot problem, explained

The legal theories of Amy Coney Barrett, explained

“We’re gonna have to see what happens”: Trump’s comments about the peaceful transfer of power, explained

“I don’t want to be a nurse, a purse, or worse”: 5 seniors on dating online

Scientists fear the Western wildfires could lead to long-term lung damage

Protesters demand justice after police officers aren’t charged with killing Breonna Taylor

The commodification of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

How affluent people can end their mindless overconsumption

4 ways to make remote learning better for everyone

The shift to online education is worsening inequality. These schools have lessons that could help.

Postal workers say they are ready for the mail-in voting surge

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After RBG

Vox’s judiciary expert Ian Milhiser joins the panel to explain Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy and the future of American jurisprudence

The first big test of Facebook’s oversight board will be the US election

How to fix America’s broken democracy

What happens to the law in a world without Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

How Mitch McConnell is changing the Democratic Party

Can Democrats pull off another Senate win in Arizona?

The election result the stock market is really afraid of

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The Trump administration’s war on birth control 

Top US officials are campaigning for Trump in crucial states

How do you cover a presidential campaign during a pandemic?

9 experts reflect on the US reaching 200,000 confirmed Covid-19 deaths

Marvel pushes Black Widow to 2021, delaying the MCU’s future even further

Trump’s Justice Department proposes legislation that could end the internet as we know it

How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries

RBG, the 2020 election, and the rolling crisis of American democracy

Troubled Blood sees J.K. Rowling at the mercy of all her worst impulses

How bad is your state’s Covid-19 outbreak?

Who should get the Covid-19 vaccine first? The equality vs. equity debate, explained.

This billionaire built a big-money machine to oust Trump. Why do some Democrats hate him?

Farms have bred chickens so large that they’re in constant pain

Trans Twitter and the beauty of online anonymity