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 2018-12-11 01:00 

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Vox Sentences: Great Brexpectations...

Theresa May reschedules a critical vote on Brexit; alleged Russian spy Maria Butina has made a plea deal with federal prosecutors....

 2018-12-10 23:00 

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TikTok, explained...

It's part of the world's most valuable startup, but you probably only know about the memes....

 2018-12-10 22:50 

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Cannabis is now getting the Instagram museum treatment...

Why the founder of the Cannabition museum thinks cannabis is the perfect subject for an immersive experience....

 2018-12-10 22:40 

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House Democrats' big democracy reform package is good policy, and smart politics...

Rarely does political reform get this kind of top billing....

 2018-12-10 22:00 

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Why the Kevin Hart Oscars backlash was different from other recent public shamings...

Kevin Hart's Oscars downfall reminds us that not all internet backlashes are the same....

 2018-12-10 21:20 

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Embattled French President Macron announces concessions to quell weeks of violent protests...

Macron announced a minimum wage raise and tax cuts to try to appease protesters....

 2018-12-10 21:10 

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GOP leader who gloated about Benghazi probe wants Dems to refrain from investigating Trump...

Kevin McCarthy is singing a very different tune about congressional investigations than he did during the Obama years....

 2018-12-10 21:00 

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There's a great anti-poverty bill in the Senate. Why haven't we heard more about it?...

At least four potential 2020 candidates are on board....

 2018-12-10 20:40 

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It's official: Trump's asylum crisis is driven by people coming legally...

New stats make clear that the Trump administration can't handle asylum seekers crossing...

 2018-12-10 19:40 

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Scaling up good ideas is really, really hard — and we're starting to figure out why...

Promising programs often fall apart when we try to offer them to more people. Here's why....

 2018-12-10 19:30 

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The Supreme Court's surprising decision on Planned Parenthood, explained...

The way Justices Kavanaugh and Roberts voted could say a lot about the Court in the wake of the Kavanaugh confirmation fight....

 2018-12-10 19:20 

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Theresa May halts Brexit deal vote to avoid defeat, throwing British politics into chaos...

May's decision to postpone a vote on her deal adds even more uncertainty to the future of Brexit....

 2018-12-10 19:10 

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A woman died of a brain-eating amoeba infection. The culprit: her neti pot....

A 69-year-old woman reportedly contracted a rare brain-eating amoeba from using the device incorrectly....

 2018-12-10 19:00 

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The Geminid meteor shower — one of the best of the year — peaks Thursday and Friday...

Fragments from the asteroid 3200 Phaethon will burn brightly in the sky....

 2018-12-10 18:50 

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A groundbreaking antitrust lawsuit is ensnaring the generic drug industry...

Generic drug companies stand accused of running a...

 2018-12-10 18:30 

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But what does umami taste like?...

A biopsychologist explains what mushrooms, burgers, tomatoes, and aged hard cheese all have in common....

 2018-12-10 18:20 

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2018 was by far the worst year on record for gun violence in schools...

A database, going back to 1970, shows there were more incidents and more deaths in 2018 than any other year on record....

 2018-12-10 17:21 

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The Trump administration's tone-deaf school lunch move...

The USDA is loosening school nutrition standards as childhood obesity soars....

 2018-12-10 17:21 

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Trump's controversial "public charge" proposal that could change the face of legal immigration, explained...

A proposed DHS regulation that could seriously restrict low-income immigrants has received over 150,000 comments....

 2018-12-10 17:20 

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Accused Russian spy Maria Butina appears to reach plea deal with prosecutors...

We don't yet know whether she's agreed to provide information to the government....

 2018-12-10 17:10 

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In 2018, movies didn't just feature strong women. They shoved men aside....

From Mary Queen of Scots to Roma, this year's movies flipped the script on men....

 2018-12-10 16:30 

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The Trump administration's tone-deaf school lunch move...

The USDA is loosening school nutrition standards as childhood obesity soars....

 2018-12-10 16:24 

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Trump is having a tough time finding his next chief of staff...

With John Kelly's exit and Nick Ayers out, there's no obvious candidate for the job....

 2018-12-10 15:40 

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The problem with beach nourishment...

Beach nourishment is another chapter in the never-ending tale of erosion....

 2018-12-10 15:30 

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Trump makes a desperate attempt to downplay illegal payments to women...

He says it was a...

 2018-12-10 15:20 

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Good riddance to John Kelly...

He's been the chief of staff America didn't need....

 2018-12-10 15:10 

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What's left of affirmative action, explained...

A discrimination case against Harvard puts affirmative action in the spotlight again — but the debate often paints an inaccurate picture of the policies....

 2018-12-10 14:27 

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Trump's controversial "public charge" proposal that could change the face of legal immigration, explained...

A proposed DHS regulation that could seriously restrict low-income immigrants has received over 150,000 comments....

 2018-12-10 13:30 

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Why the cast of Vanderpump Rules will sell you anything...

The waitstaff of SUR have become business owners and influencers ... who still pretend to wait tables....

 2018-12-10 13:00 

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The Trump-era threat to democracy is the opposite of populism...

The rhetoric and practice of majoritarian populism is the solution....

 2018-12-10 12:40 

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House Intelligence Dems will look into Trump-Russia — and these 4 other things...

Rep. Adam Schiff reveals the issues his panel could investigate in the next Congress....

 2018-12-10 12:30 

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The 2018 midterms had the highest turnout since before World War I...

How Trump made political engagement great again....

 2018-12-10 12:00 

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Paul Ryan's long con...

He betrayed his promises and left a legacy of debt and disappointment....

 2018-12-09 22:08 

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The somewhat absurd controversy over Maine's ranked choice voting system, explained...

The voting system works perfectly well in other parts of the world....

 2018-12-09 18:22 

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Trump lashes out at "Leakin' James Comey" over details in a publicly available transcript...

Trump drew attention to Comey's testimony, which revealed that the FBI was investigating members of his campaign as early as July 2016....

 2018-12-09 16:00 

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My Brilliant Friend offers Elena an escape — then yanks it away...

The show leaves Naples for what feels like a reprieve. It's not....

 2018-12-09 15:18 

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On SNL, Robert De Niro's "boogeyman" Mueller is scaring Eric Trump...

It's not clear why he came to visit Eric, or if De Niro had seen his lines in advance....

 2018-12-08 21:31 

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Saudi Arabia reportedly saw Jared Kushner as an impressionable target...

There may be more to the Mohammed bin Salman-Jared Kushner relationship than meets the eye, according to a New York Times report....

 2018-12-08 20:45 

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There is always a Trump tweet, chiefs of staff edition...

Back in 2012, Donald Trump thought going through top staff too quickly kept a president from passing his agenda....

 2018-12-08 18:25 

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John Kelly is out as White House chief of staff, Trump announces...

The long-awaited White House shakeup is here....

 2018-12-08 18:22 

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Trump responds to Mueller's damning new filings: "NO COLLUSION"...

The president took to his favorite medium to spin the latest special counsel findings....

 2018-12-08 16:27 

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Trump is using the Paris protests to push his anti-Paris Agreement agenda...

Trump tweeted that protesters are chanting...

 2018-12-08 15:50 

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"Witch hunts" explained, from Salem to Donald Trump...

Trump's favorite slander against Robert Mueller's investigation has a very long history....

 2018-12-08 13:00 

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Greenland's ice sheet is melting at its fastest rate in centuries...

The ice on Greenland would raise global sea levels by 20 feet if it were all to melt....

 2018-12-08 01:20 

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Mueller's sentencing memo for Michael Cohen is very ominous for Trump...

Cohen is giving information about Russia, Trump, the Trump Organization, and the Trump White House....

 2018-12-08 01:00 

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Vox Sentences: Ebola strikes again in Congo...

President Trump nominates candidates for attorney general and UN ambassador; the second-largest Ebola outbreak spreads to a major city in Congo....

 2018-12-08 00:50 

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Trump directed Michael Cohen to make illegal hush money payments, prosecutors claim...
 2018-12-07 23:02 

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Read: Mueller's new filing accusing Paul Manafort of lying to the government...

The former Trump campaign chair agreed to cooperate — but the special counsel says he continued to lie....

 2018-12-07 22:53 

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White supremacist who drove into a Charlottesville crowd found guilty of murder...

James Fields Jr. was found guilty of 10 charges, including the murder of Heather Heyer....

 2018-12-07 22:40 

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Why an ad for bootleg Hallmark socks is one of the most ubiquitous of the holiday season...

It has to do with dropshippers in China....

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