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Trump’s China strategy is the most radical in decades — and it’s failing

"The administration diagnosed the right problem, but it came up with the wrong remedy."

Elon Musk’s first moon tourist, explained

Who is Yusaku Maezawa, and why is SpaceX sending him to the moon?

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Two-thirds of US smokers say they want to quit. This company has a new idea for helping them.

Zero wants to make quitting as seamless as possible. But tackling addiction treatment is testing the limits of "disruptive" startup models.

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Women who work at McDonald’s plan walkout Tuesday over sexual harassment

They want the company to do much more to protect them.

Australia is trying to figure out who’s sticking needles in strawberries

Consumers are finding needles in store-bought strawberries across the country.

Trump slashed refugee levels this year. For 2019, he’s slashing them even further.

After failing badly to meet a target of 45,000 refugees for 2018, the Trump administration is letting in no more than 30,000 next year.

Captain Marvel’s first trailer sees Carol Danvers going higher, further, faster (and punching old ladies in the face)

Our first look at Brie Larson as Carol Danvers promises aliens, origin stories, and ‘90s jokes.

2,000 US kids go to the emergency room every year because of baby walkers

Canada banned them long ago. Pediatricians in the US want to do the same.

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Christine Blasey Ford has come forward to accuse Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. Vox's Li Zhou recounts the alleged assault and Emily Bazelon from the New York Times Magazine explains what might come next.

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Florence dropped so much rain that hog waste is spilling out of lagoons

5 powerful images from Kim Jong Un’s historic meeting with South Korea’s president

Donald Trump Jr.’s Anderson Cooper hurricane conspiracy theory, explained

Photos: what Hurricane Florence’s destruction looks like on the ground

J.K. Rowling’s latest Robert Galbraith novel is addictive, murderous fun

The 10 most important Senate elections, briefly explained

Captain Marvel and the future of the Avengers, explained

If Beale Street Could Talk adapts James Baldwin’s novel into a haunting, gorgeous film

President Trump just seriously escalated his efforts to interfere with Mueller’s probe

The Kavanaugh assault allegations are a reminder that Democrats were smart to push Al Franken out

Watch: Elon Musk reveals Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire, will fly to the moon

Glenn Weiss’s Emmys proposal to his girlfriend: your questions, answered

A feminist makes the case against feminism

The Emmys fashion worth talking about, from Tiffany Haddish to the Fab Five

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Michael Che and Colin Jost open the 2018 Emmys to lukewarm laughs

The Emmys’ opening musical number was a wry nod to Hollywood’s (lack of) diversity

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Here’s who won at the 2018 Emmy Awards

8 winners and 5 losers from the 2018 Emmy Awards

Martha C. Nussbaum recommends 3 books about her political heroes

I was a luxury fashion reporter $100,000 in debt

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DC voters raised the minimum wage for restaurant servers. City lawmakers are ready to cancel it.

Why bouncy, hyper-feminine script is the font of choice for bridesmaid gifts and novelty wine glasses

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From “Mad Dog” to “Moderate Dog”: How Defense Secretary Mattis lost Trump

The “natural” beauty industry is on the rise because we’re scared of chemicals

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Leslie Jones and Aidy Bryant’s standout Emmys outfits say a lot about inclusivity in fashion

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Black-ish’s Jenifer Lewis wore Nike on the Emmys red carpet to support Colin Kaepernick

Tiffany Haddish’s rainbow Emmys gown is a sweet nod to her heritage

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Vox Sentences: Kavanaugh’s accuser comes forward

The Senate will hold a public hearing on the Kavanaugh sexual assault accusation

Where Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation process stands

McConnell blasts Senate Democrats for not bringing up the allegations against Brett Kavanaugh earlier

The backlash against Michael Che and Colin Jost as Emmy hosts, explained

What to expect at the 2018 Emmys

400 people got a Domino’s tattoo for free pizza. Why do brands promote these body-altering stunts?

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The 2 races to watch at this year’s Emmys — and what they say about TV right now

Should the Kavanaugh vote be delayed? Here’s what every senator has said.

Mark Judge, the other man named in Christine Ford’s Brett Kavanaugh allegations, explained

The sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, explained

Chrissy Teigen turned relatability into a brand

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