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 2018-10-20 19:14 

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NYTimes report shows how Twitter, McKinsey were complicit in helping Saudi Arabia silence critics...

Saudi Arabia reportedly groomed a Twitter employee to help it spy on dissenters....

 2018-10-20 16:16 

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Halloween's post-credits "scene," explained...

The new movie does indeed have an end-credits moment. Here's what it means....

 2018-10-20 14:00 

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Alaska's independent governor drops out of three-way race and endorses Democrat Mark Begich...

Gov. Bill Walker is backing Democratic candidate Mark Begich in the 2018 election as his approval ratings sag....

 2018-10-20 13:30 

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Michael Cohen now wants to get out the vote...

He would also like to remind you of his GoFundMe page....

 2018-10-20 13:00 

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Judy Blume's seminal Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret is becoming a movie...

And the rest of the week's best writing on books and related subjects....

 2018-10-20 11:10 

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Abortions by mail are available now in the US. Here's what you need to know....

The medication used in self-managed abortions is safe for most women less than 10 weeks pregnant....

 2018-10-20 01:04 

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After weeks of lying, Saudi Arabia just admitted Jamal Khashoggi is dead...

This is a big test for President Donald Trump....

 2018-10-20 00:00 

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Vox Sentences: Meddling in the midterms...

The DOJ brings the first criminal case over alleged Russian interference in the midterms; at least 61 people die after a train runs into a crowd in India....

 2018-10-19 23:54 

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After weeks of lying, Saudi Arabia just admitted Jamal Khashoggi is dead...

This is a big test for President Donald Trump....

 2018-10-19 21:51 

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Karlie Kloss and Josh Kushner's marriage adds new star power — and weirdness — to the Trump family tree...

Ivanka Trump has already tweeted her congratulations to the happy, publicly liberal couple....

 2018-10-19 21:30 

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How the Sears catalog transformed shopping under Jim Crow, explained by a historian...

The Sears catalog brought city goods to the country. It also unintentionally combatted white supremacy....

 2018-10-19 21:00 

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Nancy Pelosi just suggested she sees herself as a "transitional" House speaker...

Pelosi may have just given skeptical House Democrats a reason to vote for her....

 2018-10-19 20:40 

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Justice Department charges Russian national with conspiring to interfere with 2018 midterms...

It's another charge in connection with a...

 2018-10-19 19:30 

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A radio ad invoked lynchings to court black voters. It did not go over well....

A super PAC is defending the ad, which claimed that...

 2018-10-19 19:10 

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5 fascinating stories about Lee Israel, the real person behind Can You Ever Forgive Me?...

Melissa McCarthy plays the biographer turned literary forger in the new film based on Israel's memoir....

 2018-10-19 19:06 

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Social issues YA novels can be terrible. The Hate U Give is a stunning exception....

It's a smart, warm-hearted book that takes on police shootings and systemic racism....

 2018-10-19 19:00 

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13 found-footage horror movies actually worth watching this Halloween...

An appreciation of an undeservedly maligned subgenre of horror movies....

 2018-10-19 18:50 

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Democratic outreach to Latino voters doesn't look much better than it did in 2016...

Most Latino voters say they haven't experienced any kind of midterms outreach....

 2018-10-19 18:40 

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Here's why Trump threatened to pull out of a 144-year-old postal treaty...

This is Trump's weirdest move in the China trade war....

 2018-10-19 18:30 

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The Orionid meteor shower peaks this weekend. Here's how to watch....

Earth is currently passing through a patch of debris created in the wake of Halley's comet tail....

 2018-10-19 18:20 

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Louisiana voters will have a chance to strike down a Jim Crow law this November...

Louisiana's non-unanimous jury law goes back to a state constitutional convention that disenfranchised black voters....

 2018-10-19 17:55 

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?...

The true tale of literary forgery is currently in theaters....

 2018-10-19 17:40 

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The new Halloween reimagines the franchise as a tale of maternal warrior women...

It's not a great movie — but boy is it cathartic....

 2018-10-19 17:30 

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Edible cottonseed is now a thing — and it could have big implications for world hunger...

Scientists at Texas A&M have engineered edible cottonseed....

 2018-10-19 17:20 

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Lyft has a new "all-access" subscription plan. But is it really worth the money?...

The ride-hailing app is offering 30 rides a month for $299 — with a couple of caveats....

 2018-10-19 17:10 

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Halloween costumes are about dressing as someone else. I decided to go as my own fears instead....

Halloween can be the perfect time to step outside yourself and embrace the parts you usually shy away from....

 2018-10-19 17:07 

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Cage-free, free range, organic: what all those egg labels really mean...

And why...

 2018-10-19 17:03 

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Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi disappears in Turkey...

From an audio recording to US-Saudi meetings, here's what we know about the journalist, who hasn't been seen since October 2....

 2018-10-19 17:00 

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Reconsidering the US-Saudi relationship...

Things have changed since the Cold War....

 2018-10-19 16:40 

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Twitter released 9 million tweets from one Russian troll farm. Here's what we learned....

The massive data dump reveals how trolls disrupt and destabilize local and global politics....

 2018-10-19 16:30 

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Julian Assange is fighting the Ecuadorian government over a cat...

Worst. Houseguest. Ever....

 2018-10-19 16:20 

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Watch: Stephen Colbert skewers white supremacists' weird obsession with chugging milk...
 2018-10-19 16:00 

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The LIFT Act, Kamala Harris's newest big idea for 2020, explained...

Harris has come closer than any other 2020 candidate to proposing a basic income. It falls short....

 2018-10-19 15:56 

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Scathing report reveals 300 Pennsylvania Catholic priests sexually abused over 1,000 children...

The report is a watershed moment in the Catholic child sex abuse crisis....

 2018-10-19 15:50 

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Polls can be wrong...

Neither party should feel too confident in what polls show right now....

 2018-10-19 15:40 

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Trump blamed disaster relief funding for the deficit. It's mostly the tax cuts....

The deficit swelled to $779 billion in 2018. The tax cuts make up 20 percent of that....

 2018-10-19 15:30 

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Everything you need to know about Prince Harry's sleep tracker fitness ring...

Billionaire biohackers and at least one Real Housewife love the Oura ring, too....

 2018-10-19 15:28 

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The Hate U Give's creative team talks turning the best-seller into a movie...

Author Angie Thomas talked with the director and cast of the upcoming movie....

 2018-10-19 15:20 

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Halloween: a complete guide to horror's quirkiest, most erratic franchise...

John Carpenter's 1978 movie spawned a cat-and-mouse battle between Michael Myers and Laurie Strode that's lasted four decades....

 2018-10-19 15:00 

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The DOJ is investigating clerical child sex abuse in Pennsylvania. Such an inquiry is unprecedented....

Seven of Pennsylvania's Catholic dioceses have been subpoenaed this week....

 2018-10-19 14:31 

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Farts: which animals do, which don't, and why...

Farting across the animal kingdom is wonderfully diverse, a new book explains....

 2018-10-19 14:20 

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Why DNA test results are actually pretty fuzzy...

A geneticist explains why DNA testing kits can't reveal anyone's complete ancestral history....

 2018-10-19 14:10 

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Trump praises a Montana Congress member for body-slamming a reporter...
 2018-10-19 14:00 

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Kristen Bell has some doubts about Snow White and consent. She's part of a long tradition....

Kissing a sleeping girl isn't fundamental to Snow White. It's a 20th-century addition....

 2018-10-19 13:34 

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80,000 Americans died of the flu last winter. Get your flu shot....

That's more than the number killed in traffic collisions, from gun violence, or from opioid overdoses....

 2018-10-19 13:20 

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Making a Murderer season 2 is more entertainment than investigation. It feels a little gross....

5 things to know about the return of Netflix's hit true crime docuseries....

 2018-10-19 13:00 

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A Star Is Born is built on a rock vs. pop music binary. Does one side win?...

How a music criticism debate from the early 2000s came to drive the narrative around A Star Is Born....

 2018-10-19 12:50 

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An American campaign tee is trendy in Asia. Its popularity has nothing to do with the US....

Korean cool has taken this old US political tee, stripped it of meaning, and made it fashion....

 2018-10-19 12:49 

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Salt Fat Acid Heat host Samin Nosrat's surefire secret to a successful Thanksgiving...

Samin Nosrat, of the Netflix series and the cookbook of the same name, will make your menu sparkle....

 2018-10-19 10:10 

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The 15 most interesting House races of 2018...

There's a dizzying number of contested House races. Here are the 15 you need to know....

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