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Democrat Richard Ojeda, a champion of West Virginia’s teachers, says he is running for president

He just lost a congressional race for West Virginia’s Third District.

The Trump administration’s anti-birth control agenda, explained

The administration is systematically rolling back birth control access. New rules are just the latest move.

A black security guard caught a shooting suspect — only to be shot by police minutes later

The death of Jemel Roberson shows that black men aren’t allowed to be the good guy with a gun.

Stan Lee, the godfather of Marvel comics, dies at 95

Stan Lee co-created unforgettable Marvel characters like Spider-Man and the X-Men.

We read all 25 National Book Award finalists for 2018. Here’s what we thought. 

The Vox staff reviews all the finalists in each of five categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people’s literature.

California’s wildfires are hardly “natural” — humans made them worse at every step

We fuel them. We build next to them. We ignite them.

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Almost a week after the midterm elections, several key races remain undecided and recounts are coming. The president calls shenanigans.

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Tide’s new “Eco-Box” looks like boxed wine, memes ensue

Amazon’s Alexa might be a key witness in a murder case

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s incredible ability to bounce back

Photos: what California’s deadly wildfires look like on the ground

Martha McSally could lose the Arizona Senate race and still end up in Congress next year

An ad for a $40 teddy bear that looks like Trump just went viral

The Pokémon Detective Pikachu trailer is tearing Pokémon fans apart

Singles Day, China’s anti-Valentine’s shopping holiday, is spreading to the US

No, John McCain did not make Republicans lose the House

Arizona Republicans show losing an election with some grace is still possible

Are foldable smartphones the future, whether we like them or not?

Trump’s attack on the Florida recounts is an attack on American democracy

Trump is lying about voter fraud in Florida, and media outlets are spreading it

Criminal profiling doesn’t work. TV shows should maybe stop celebrating it.

Trump insists things are going fine with North Korea. They’re not.

YouTube is full of cringey, clickbait DIY channels. They’re even weirder than you think.

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The races that still haven’t been called in Arizona, Florida, and Georgia, explained

Why the political fight in Georgia is far from over

I'm a woman who fought wildfires for 7 years. Climate change is absolutely making them worse.

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

How to capture the feeling of a movie in a single font

The type designers and typographers behind Suspiria, Sorry to Bother You, and The Favourite explain their creative processes.

New York’s Orthodox Jewish community is battling measles outbreaks. Vaccine deniers are to blame.

I took my 3-year-old to Congress to fight for health care. I feel like we won the midterms.

The asylum ban — Trump’s boldest immigration power grab yet — explained

The NRA told doctors to “stay in your lane” on guns. I’m a doctor. This is my lane.

President Trump cites conspiracy theory to demand Florida stop recount with Republicans ahead

The 2018 electorate was older, whiter, and better educated than in 2016

What the new Democratic House majority might actually pass on health care

How to protest Trump

To beat Trump, House Democrats need to fight on policy, not just scandals

Trump’s weakness is policy. Can Democrats exploit it?

How a $50-a-year nutrition program cut domestic violence in Bangladesh

My parents give me $28,000 a year

Why air service is so crucial for small cities

US climate politics just got even more polarized. Here’s how Democrats can move forward.

The growth of yoga and meditation in the US since 2012 is remarkable

Australia’s terrorist attack killed far fewer people than the US’s mass shooting 24 hours earlier

Riverdale’s return to the ’90s is the show at its nonsensical batshit best

Macron denounces nationalism as avowed “nationalist” Trump stands steps away

It was a nostalgic end for Saturday Night Live’s Jeff Sessions