Vox Sentences: A tragic day in Syria and Kenya

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@vox.com | 2 hours ago

The White House met with House Democrats about the shutdown. Nancy Pelosi wasn’t invited.

Why the Problem Solvers meeting with Trump may not actually solve the problem of the shutdown. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 4 hours ago

Federal employees are now guaranteed back pay after the shutdown is over

Roughly 800,000 federal workers missed their first paycheck last Friday. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 4 hours ago

A Democratic senator wants to protect federal contractors — the people most screwed over by the shutdown

A new bill from Sen. Tina Smith would guarantee them back pay. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 5 hours ago

Why you’re seeing the 10-Year Challenge everywhere

It’s got all the ingredients of a perfect meme — plus some backlash. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 5 hours ago

Moschino has been accused of using the code word “Serena” to refer to black shoppers

Several retailers have allegedly used racial code words or otherwise profiled black shoppers. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 5 hours ago

The people of MLK's sermons, in one graphic

He was into literature and history. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 5 hours ago

EPA nominee Andrew Wheeler’s confirmation hearing was all about climate change

Democrats and even some Republicans pressed Wheeler on greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 6 hours ago

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How flights and security lines are being affected. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 7 hours ago

Al-Shabaab’s Kenya attack proves the terrorist group is still deadly

Kenya has been an al-Shabaab target for years. It seems like that will continue, even with US-backed military efforts to defeat the terrorists. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 8 hours ago

British Prime Minister Theresa May wins confidence vote despite Brexit defeat

Labour’s gambit to force general elections failed. But the UK still has to figure out Brexit. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 8 hours ago

Mike Pence claimed ISIS was defeated hours after it killed US troops in Syria

Some estimates have the Syrian death toll at around 15. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 8 hours ago

Sears’s former CEO is preventing a liquidation. He was largely responsible for the company’s bankruptcy.

Sears isn’t going anywhere, but the company is still in trouble. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 8 hours ago

The 2020 presidential election: announcements, news, and updates

President Trump will likely face a slew of Democrats vying to challenge him. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 8 hours ago

Shutdown update: some moderate Republican senators are starting to signal a break with Trump

They’re calling on him to open the government first and negotiate on border security afterward. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 8 hours ago

Listen to the latest episode of The Weeds

The Weeds is Vox’s roundtable podcast about policy and politics. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 9 hours ago

I live by Yosemite National Park. Here’s what’s been happening since the shutdown.

I expected Yosemite to be destroyed during the shutdown. Here’s what I found instead. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 10 hours ago

Report: T-Mobile spent lots of money at Trump’s hotel while awaiting approval for lucrative merger

The chain of events highlights Trump’s unprecedented conflicts of interest. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 11 hours ago

How Trump’s EPA is letting environmental criminals off the hook, in one chart

Referrals for criminal prosecutions for environmental crimes are at a 30-year low. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 11 hours ago

Mueller’s heavily redacted new filing about Paul Manafort, decoded

There are references to shady payments, meetings with a Russian associate, mysterious work, and more. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 11 hours ago

How Trump’s EPA is letting environmental criminals off the hook, in one chart

Referrals for criminal prosecutions for environmental crimes are at a 30-year low. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 11 hours ago

Elizabeth Warren is confronting big banks over how they intend to “help” workers during the shutdown

In a letter to banks such as JPMorgan and Wells Fargo, she’s asking for details on what their promises to aid government workers actually entail. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 11 hours ago

Nancy Pelosi uninvites Trump from the State of the Union until the shutdown is over

She also says he can deliver it in writing if he wants. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 12 hours ago

The cast and crew of Deadly Class, on the angry young kids of their angry young show

Lana Condor and a band of blazingly talented young actors bring the cult-favorite comic book to life. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 12 hours ago

The ecological disaster that is Trump’s border wall: a visual guide

New sections of wall will cut through a Texas wildlife refuge and the habitat of beautiful cats. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 13 hours ago

Poll: Americans are becoming more polarized on the border wall

This is why the government shutdown is dragging on. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 13 hours ago

Syfy’s addictive Deadly Class is like Harry Potter with prison gangs and the Yakuza

Deadly Class’s stellar young cast can make you forget some of its misfires. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 13 hours ago

William Barr paved the way for Trump on immigration. Now he might help Trump go even further.

Barr was a Republican immigration hawk before it was popular. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 14 hours ago

How a dramatic jewel heist may have played a role in Saudi teen Rahaf Alqunun’s fate

The Saudi teen whose pleas for asylum went viral has been resettled in Canada. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 14 hours ago

Lunar eclipse 2019: how to watch this “supermoon” turn blood-red

It’s the last total lunar eclipse until 2021. Don’t miss it! | Continue reading


@vox.com | 15 hours ago

Facebook is terrible. But as I was grieving, it was a lifesaver.

From logistics to loneliness, Facebook was indispensable after my husband died. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 15 hours ago

9 key questions about the longest government shutdown in history, answered

What are federal employees rights? Does this happen in other countries? And other frequently asked questions. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 15 hours ago

The idea that successful people can teach their secrets isn’t new. Now MasterClass is selling it for $180.

Can a video of Serena Williams teach you tennis? Probably not. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 16 hours ago

How Tulsi Gabbard went from rising star to pariah — and then presidential candidate

Tulsi Gabbard had so much promise. Now her presidential bid feels quixotic. Here’s what happened — and why it matters. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 17 hours ago

Why Republicans took so long to call out Steve King’s racism

After more than 15 years of espousing racist views in Congress, the representative from Iowa is finally seeing consequences. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 17 hours ago

Watch: Biggest moments from Bill Barr’s confirmation hearing

Barr offered standard GOP responses on a variety of topics — with the notable exception of the Russia investigation. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Vox Sentences: Brexit takes a U-turn

Barr’s Senate confirmation hearings begin; the UK Parliament rejects May’s Brexit deal. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Exploratory committees, the opening bells of the 2020 campaign, explained

Kirsten Gillibrand is the latest Democrat to launch a presidential exploratory committee. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Kirsten Gillibrand announces 2020 presidential exploratory committee

Her main message: Women are the future of the Democratic party. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Theresa May lost the Brexit deal vote. Now she has to fight to keep her job. 

May’s government faces a no-confidence vote on Wednesday. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Theresa May lost the Brexit vote because Brexit was a lie

May was tasked with negotiating a deal that neither she nor anyone else could deliver on. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Cory Booker presses William Barr on racism and criminal justice

Barr has previously said that white and black offenders are treated the same by the criminal justice system. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

The UK Brexit deal vote, explained in 500 words

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal suffered a historic defeat, and now her government faces a no-confidence vote. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

House Democrats are frustrated the shutdown is drowning out the rest of their agenda

A government shutdown was a really weird way for the new majority to start. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Treating regular people like influencers is the key to Glossier’s success

The wildly popular beauty brand’s customers are also its biggest evangelists. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Trump tried to bypass Nancy Pelosi and negotiate with members of her caucus. None of them showed up.

Trump doesn’t understand how to negotiate with House Democrats. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

Attorney general nominee William Barr doesn’t reject the possibility of jailing journalists

When Sen. Amy Klobuchar asked about it, he didn’t shut down the option outright. | Continue reading


@vox.com | 1 day ago

The Brexit deal was defeated in Parliament. Here’s what happens next.

The outcome deals a huge — if not entirely unexpected — blow to Prime Minister Theresa May. | Continue reading


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