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Facebook allowed companies to post job ads only men could see. Now that’s changing.

Bernie Sanders’s reparations comments cause rift over DSA endorsement

Trump’s new executive order on campus free speech is more symbolism than substance

New survey shows Americans are unhappier than they’ve been in years

“Listen, man, we’re used to working”: Andrew Gillum on why O’Rourke is running for president and he’s not

If we’re abolishing the Electoral College, let’s also have ranked-choice voting for president

It took one mass shooting for New Zealand to ban assault weapons

Trump’s untruths about Veterans Choice illustrate the sheer audaciousness of his lies

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on the filibuster, 2020, and Medicare-for-all

The case for making 2020 the real Year of the Woman

CNN’s “Badass Woman” puff piece about Kellyanne Conway completely misses the point

What Chuck Schumer can learn from Nancy Pelosi

This mom is pushing to use campaign funds for child care. It could help parents around the country.

John Hickenlooper: how come we’re not asking women whether they’re willing to put a man on the ticket?

3 key takeaways from John Hickenlooper’s CNN town hall

Trump’s top Pentagon official is now under an ethics investigation

Trump’s strange rant about John McCain’s funeral, decoded

Companies often mislabel employees as “freelancers” to cut costs. Workers are fighting back.

Trump’s feud with Kellyanne Conway’s husband, explained

Christchurch helped turn my mosque from a place of worship into a place of fear

George W. Bush really did lie about WMDs, and his aides are still lying for him

Why the Washington measles outbreak is mostly affecting one specific group

What listening to hundreds of hours of Tucker Carlson will teach you

Trump’s legal jeopardy goes far beyond Mueller

We read Democrats’ 9 plans for expanding health care. Here’s how they work.

Report: a Kirsten Gillibrand staffer resigned after she felt the office mishandled her harassment allegation

Joe Biden’s plan for an early VP selection is a terrible idea

Rep. Devin Nunes’s bizarre $250 million lawsuit against Twitter, explained

Robert Mueller’s team says it will be very busy in the coming days

The Supreme Court’s liberals are very worried about indefinite detention of immigrants

Hospitals keep ER fees secret. We’re uncovering them.

Reporter Sarah Kliff is collecting emergency room bills as part of a year-long project focused on American health care prices.

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What we learned about the FAA and Boeing’s cozy relationship from a damning new report

How the US could actually get rid of the Electoral College

Trump administration’s latest attack on the press is to block reporters from covering Pompeo

3 takeaways from newly unsealed Michael Cohen search warrants

Kirsten Gillibrand: “I had to make my choice” to call for Al Franken’s resignation

New Zealand prime minister on mosque shooter: “You will never hear me mention his name”

What Alan Krueger taught the world about the minimum wage, education, and inequality

Elizabeth Warren wants to get rid of the Electoral College

The 3 Trump-Russia ties we know about