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Going back to the moon could cost $30 billion. It might be worth it.

If we collect more moon rocks, we could unlock secrets about the Earth, the moon, and the solar system.

The New Hampshire primary will make or break Bernie Sanders’s chances

What the latest polls mean for Bernie in New Hampshire.

Why Pelosi calling Trump’s tweets racist on the House floor turned into chaos

Blame Thomas Jefferson.

5 winners and 18 losers from the Democratic presidential fundraising quarter

Biden is no dominant frontrunner, and other takeaways from the latest filings.

The Handmaid’s Tale ends a terrible story arc with an episode that’s kind of okay

A bottle episode traps June in a hospital with some old friends and some new ghosts.

Disruption has come for toilet paper

Slick marketing, subscription models, and eco-consciousness are changing the TP landscape.

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Trump and the dead end of conservative nationalism

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Meet Margaret Hamilton, the badass '60s programmer who saved the moon landing

The hasty plan to get Americans back on the moon by 2024, explained

Planned Parenthood removes Leana Wen as president

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“They have let us down”: Eric Garner’s family criticizes decision not to indict NYPD officer

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Vox’s guide to where 2020 Democrats stand on policy

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Of course Mitch McConnell didn’t condemn Trump’s racist tweets

Donors love a winner — which is why Silicon Valley is chucking money only at the top 2020 candidates

Scarlett Johansson defends her desire to play any person, any race, or “any tree” she wants

Kamala Harris’s plan to reduce prescription drug costs, explained

Game of Thrones caps off its final season by breaking an Emmy record

Game of Thrones crushed the competition in Emmy nominations

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“What’s your ethnicity?”: Kellyanne Conway’s defense of Trump’s racism isn’t helping

Elizabeth Warren grills defense secretary nominee Mark Esper over Raytheon lobbying

“I benefit from a system that my ancestors built”: Beto O’Rourke says his ancestors owned slaves

Trump’s plan to take wolves off the endangered species list is deeply flawed

Password sharing could be a good thing for Netflix and Hulu


India and Sri Lanka’s violent fight over fish

Netflix edits out 13 Reasons Why’s graphic suicide scene, 2 years after the show’s debut

Here’s why some activists and shoppers are calling for Amazon Prime Day boycotts

Here’s the complete list of 2019 Emmy nominations

Trump’s threat to investigate Google isn’t based on evidence. It’s based on Fox News.

Neo-Nazi who drove car into Charlottesville crowd given second life sentence

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Joe Biden’s record on school desegregation busing, explained

Mark Esper, President Trump’s pick for defense secretary, explained

Trump vs. “the Squad”

How Spider-Man: Far From Home’s post-credits reveal could shape the future of the MCU

Who gets to mourn a miscarriage?

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Study: Volkswagen cheated on emissions standards — and made thousands of kids sick

Cory Booker’s latest criminal justice reform bill takes aim at life imprisonment