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We admire these do-gooders. We just don’t want to date them.

A neuroscientist’s studies show that altruism isn’t always attractive.

Trump once suggested all of Seoul’s 10 million residents move to avoid North Korean threat

A new book details this stunning moment from early in Trump’s presidency.

Joe Biden’s plan to raise taxes on corporations and the rich, explained

Taxing the rich, not abolishing billionaires.

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Giving justice an extension

This week New Jersey joined a growing number of states that are extending statutes of limitations, making it easier to report childhood sexual abuse decades after it occurs.

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Jeff Bezos finally added two more women to Amazon’s senior leadership team — joining 19 men

Vox Sentences: “No choice but to act”

The Gates Foundation has enormous impact. Its CEO leaving could have an enormous impact, too.

“This dynamic is immortal”: Why OK boomer is much more complicated than the meme

Julián Castro explains his vision for a “progressive” foreign policy as president

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We asked 2020 Democratic candidates 7 key questions on technology

From breaking up Facebook and Google to facial recognition technology in policing, here is how some 2020 Democrats think of the biggest issues in tech.

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Impeachment, explained

Joe Biden still needs a better answer on Hunter and Ukraine

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Where every 2020 candidate stands on guns

Reckoning with Slave Play, the most controversial show on Broadway

It doesn’t look like anyone can find evidence that the Trump campaign was set up in Russia probe

Kamala Harris and the fallibility of identity politics 

When doing the right thing makes you a criminal

These Brits literally cannot believe how much US health care costs

The manufactured outrage over Barron Trump, explained

Pelosi announces Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against Trump


How online ratings make good schools look bad

The driving force behind cultural appropriation? Capitalism.

The new bill that would create a crime called “abortion murder,” explained

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You Are Being Microtargeted

Why you should know about microtargeting, and how it works in political advertising

Why health insurance in rural America is suddenly getting cheaper under Obamacare

The attacks on Ilhan Omar reveal a disturbing truth about racism in America

Why the US bears the most responsibility for climate change, in one chart

William Barr said certain “communities” should show police more respect, ignoring the reasons why they don’t

Peloton’s terrifying new ad is the best horror movie in recent memory

The fight to #ReleaseTheSnyderCut of Justice League (which may not even exist), explained

The most clarifying moment from the House Judiciary impeachment hearing

Why Georgia’s governor is breaking with Trump over a Senate appointment

Republicans tried to turn House Judiciary’s first impeachment hearing into a sideshow

Scientists have gotten predictions of global warming right since the 1970s

How Trump and Republicans are obstructing the impeachment process

Akhnaten, played by Anthony Roth Costanzo, ascends steps to the sun, during a dress rehearsal for the opera.

How an opera gets made

No Time to Die tease looks like it will really be Daniel Craig’s last Bond

Trump hates being laughed at. This video seemingly shows world leaders doing just that.

Good mental health isn’t about being happy all the time

The Democrats’ Medicare mess

Democrats’ impeachment report reveals new phone records from Giuliani and others

Replacing beef with chicken isn’t as good for the planet as you think

The most important IPO for Silicon Valley in 2019 comes from Saudi Arabia

The sordid history of housing discrimination in America