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How is Canada Legalizing Marijuana? And What Will the Impact be on Health, Policing and Crime?

Canada faces health, law enforcement and diplomatic challenges as it prepares for the legalization of the drug by July, 2018...

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Soccer Players or Turbulent Particles? Physics Say They Act Alike

Soccer (or do you say football?) players move about the field like churned-up particles...

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Why is Nigeria One Country and Who Wants to Divide It?

Ethnic tensions are boiling over in Nigeria. They did that before, and more than 1 million people died as a result...

Newsweek
Photos: DJ Khaled and Son Asahd Pose for Newsweek

DJ Khaled is the biggest star in music right now and the man behind the hottest anthem of the summer, "I'm the One." But in these intim...

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From Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United Return Rumors to Chelsea Signing No One: Premier League Transfer Recap

This was the week that promised everything but delivered a tad less...

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Grand Prix in Azerbaijan: As Formula One Returns, How and Where to Watch the Race

The Briton is chasing down German Sebastian Vettel in Baku...

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Quora: Is Wonder Woman the Feminist Milestone We've Been Waiting For?

Wonder Woman makes feminism look effortless and artful...

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London Evacuates More Than 800 Households Due to Safety Concerns

More than 800 London households are being evacuated from the city’s publicly owned apartment towers after failing independent safety tests. The tests come more than a week a...

The Atlantic
Judges Declares Second Mistrial in DuBose Shooting Case

The trial of Ray Tensing, a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a traffic stop in July 2015, resulted in a hung jury on...

The Atlantic
Vox Sentences: Jobs, jobs, jobs (are still moving to Mexico)

Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Ella Nilsen. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your...

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It Took Two to Make Russian Meddling Effective

If there is one thing The Washington Post’s story on the Obama administration’s anemic response to Russian meddling in the 2016 election makes clear, it’s that it took t...

The Atlantic
Why your guitar gently weeps, Trumpcare makes Americans love Obamacare, and other stories you might have missed

1. Axe backwards A few weeks ago, my eleven year-old son grew frustrated with me, stormed up to his room, and picked up a guitar.…...

Quartz
Anthony Fauci on Americans' Overblown Fear of Pandemics

Recalling the Ebola outbreak of 2014, Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergies and Infectious Diseases, lamented the attention lavished on the four p...

The Atlantic
Four Separate Attacks Kill At Least 44 in Pakistan

Pakistan was hit by four attacks on Friday across three of the nation’s major cities, local officials reported. Three of the attacks were bombings, while the fourth was a sh...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic Daily: Presidential Legitimacy and Preexisting Conditions

What We’re FollowingTrump’s Troubles:  Last year, the CIA told then-President Obama that Putin had asked his intelligence agencies to intervene in Trump’s favor in the...

The Atlantic
Israel Will Not Accept a Single Palestinian to Old Borders, Says Defense Minister

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Israel "will not agree to the return of a single refugee" within the 1967 borders of historic Palestine...

Newsweek
GOP Senator Dean Heller Won’t Support Senate Healthcare Bill

The recently unveiled Senate healthcare bill is running into the kind of opposition that could imperil its passage—and that opposition is coming from Republican senators.Dea...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Heller High Water

Today in 5 LinesDean Heller became the fifth Republican senator to oppose Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's health-care bill. President Trump signed a bill...

The Atlantic
The Risk of Rushing Through Legislation

After weeks of secret drafting and backroom negotiations, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled Senate Republicans’ health-care bill on Thursday to a cold reception. If i...

The Atlantic
The Atlantic's Week in Culture

Don’t MissThe Big Sick Is the Best Romantic Comedy in Years—David Sims delights in Kumail Nanjiani’s warm, big-hearted summer film.Warner Bros.FilmHow Batman &am...

The Atlantic
Trump's Interests vs. America's, New Delhi Edition

President Donald Trump’s international real-estate empire continues to grow. According to The Washington Post, two new Trump-branded buildings—one residential development...

The Atlantic
Man Bun Ken, viral knife polishing, and dark times at Tumblr: a week in internet culture

The floor is a tired Twitter joke structure, and other online lessons. The internet mostly didn’t devolve into a political firestorm this week, which makes it a fairly...

Vox
Why did the factory cross the road? To get away from Donald Trump’s kiss of death

If you are an American worried about your local factory losing jobs, better not let Donald Trump find out. Four reasons why: No.1 In February,…...

Quartz
Gizmondo's Spectacular Crack-Up

One of the most valuable cars in the world crashes going 200 mph on the Pacific Coast Highway. Its owner claims to be an anti-terrorism officer. In fact, he’s a former execu...

Longform
Q of the Week: Should Congress Take Their Summer Recess?

Since early June, Representative Mark Meadows, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, has been calling for Congress to cancel its summer recess in order to pass a few key i...

The Atlantic
Off-Duty Cop Shot in 'Friendly Fire' Incident But Lawyer Says Race Played a Role

'There is this perception that a black man is automatically feared,' lawyer Rufus J. Tate Jr. says...

Newsweek
How Europe could be the unexpected beneficiary of America’s fall from global grace

US president Donald Trump has promised to put America first. His protectionist stance on trade, his implicit threats to pull military protection from countries that&am...

Quartz
This is what reparations could actually look like in America

Today’s racial wealth divide is an economic archeological marker, embedded within the multigenerational story of slavery, racial plunder, and discrimination. It is one way t...

Quartz
Police Shooting: What Cincinnati Hung Jury Says About Criminal Justice

For third time in a week, prosecutors fail to convict a cop...

Newsweek
How a hipster reputation masked my hometown’s white hate for decades

I was born and raised in Portland’s Hollywood District, a relatively unremarkable neighborhood nestled into the city’s northeast quadrant. It’s where I wandered to the&a...

Quartz
The most important stories of the week, explained

Breaking down the health care bill and everything else that mattered. The week’s political news was dominated by the release of Senate Republicans’ long-secret plan...

Vox
U.S. Army Chief Wants Vladimir Putin to Let Russia's Nervous Neighbors Watch His War Games

The top U.S. Army commander in Europe complained that Russia is being too secretive about upcoming large-scale military drills...

Newsweek
Donald Trump's Approval Rating Actually Went Up, Halting His Downward Spiral

Breaking a recent trend, Donald Trump's approval rating actually took a small tick upward in a new poll...

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The Future of Retail: Amazon Has Patented Drone Delivery Beehive Towers

Amazon is getting serious about drone delivery...

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The Future of Retail: Amazon Has Patented Drone-Delivery Beehive Towers

Amazon is getting serious about drone delivery...

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After United Airlines Fiasco, Congress Considers Banning Involuntary Removal of Passengers From Planes

Legislation introduced in both the House and the Senate would ban airlines from behaving as United did with David Dao in April...

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Is Sean Hannity Ok? His Obsession With Conspiracy Theories Leaves Critics Troubled

Sean Hannity will not be fooled by the Deep State...

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Pakistan just issued its first passport with a transgender category

It’s a milestone for trans activists. Pakistan is one of the most conservative countries in the world, one that still considers homosexuality a crime, condones child m...

Vox
The word “women” literally never appears in the US Senate’s 142-page health-care bill

Women have babies. If they didn’t, first the economy would collapse, and then the species would die out. But because they do, from their late&#82...

Quartz
North Korea: Obama Policy to Blame for 'Mystery' Death of Otto Warmbier

His parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier, said they didn't want an autopsy...

Newsweek
Ramadan 2017: 9 questions about the Muslim holy month you were too embarrassed to ask

Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, begins Saturday evening, and most of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims will be observi...

Vox
What Happens When a Presidency Loses Its Legitimacy?

Day by day, revelation after revelation, the legitimacy of the Trump presidency is seeping away. The question of what to do about this loss is becoming ever more urgent and fr...

The Atlantic
McDonald's in Saudi Arabia just swore allegiance to the new crown prince

Burger King and Domino’s scrambled to follow suit Fast-food chains rarely wade into politics. And then there’s Saudi Arabia, where McDonald’s and Domino’s just p...

Vox
Watch live as Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX launches Bulgaria’s first communications satellite

The mission for SpaceX employees is fairly simple: Reduce the cost of access to space so that humans can become a multi-planetary species. What does…...

Quartz
Why a huge chunk of Uber’s workforce already wants Travis Kalanick back

When Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was forced out on June 20, it was reasonable to assume the ride-share service’s employees would breathe a sigh of&#...

Quartz
Poem of the Week: ‘The Cellist’ by Galway Kinnell

The late Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning poet Galway Kinnell excelled at creating immersive moments. The stanzas and scenes of his plain-spoken verse are grou...

The Atlantic
Nature Therapy Is a Privilege

I am in the mountains and they are healing me. It is like the miracle pool at Lourdes except it’s not a miracle and we’re not at Lourdes. We’re at Maroon Bells, which de...

The Atlantic
Jehovah’s Witnesses in Crimea Ordered to Renounce Faith or Fight For Occupying Russian Army

Human rights groups say the order violates multiple international humanitarian laws...

Newsweek
Hey, Congress, Get Off Trump-Russia Probe and Do Something Else, Majority of Americans Say in Poll

A Harvard-Harris survey found a majority of voters want Congress to work on issues like health care and the economy instead of the Russia probes...

Newsweek
Donald Trump has blindly supported every iteration of Congress’s health bill

President Donald Trump keeps revealing he either doesn’t know or doesn’t care about the effects of the health care bill making its way through Congress. “I am ver...

Vox
Britney Spears's 'Toxic' Gets New Tributes From Flight Attendants In Israel And Thailand

These flight attendants from Nok Air and El Al are really excited the pop star is performing in Bangkok and Tel Aviv...

Newsweek
Rick Perry and Al Franken exchange heated words on global warming

And it shows exactly why we need to stop arguing about climate science. At a hearing on Thursday to discuss President Trump’s Department of Energy budget request, Ener...

Vox
Melania Trump Is The Best Thing About Donald Trump, Says Italy's Fraudster Ex-Prime Minister

Silvio Berlusconi was known when in power for salacious sexual allegations. This isn’t even his first eyebrow-raising comment this year about a world’s leader’s wife...

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Gunshot Wounds Just as Deadly as Always, Despite Data Claims to the Contrary

New research challenges other findings that improvements in trauma care have dramatically improved the survival rate of gunshot victims...

Newsweek
Johnny Depp’s domestic abuse allegations deserve as much attention as his assassination joke

Over the past few days, Johnny Depp has found himself in the news for two different reasons — one that’s being treated as a potentially career-ending mistake, and an...

Vox
Marriage Therapy: Cute Animal Pictures Rekindle the Love, Study Finds

Puppies to the rescue!...

Newsweek
North Korea: 1 Percenters Can Now Shop at the First Foreign-Branded Store In Pyongyang

The store is the first ever foreign-branded store in Pyongyang...

Newsweek
North Korea: 1 Percenters Can Now Shop at the First Foreign-Brand Store in Pyongyang

The store is the first-ever foreign-brand store in Pyongyang...

Newsweek
The Republican health-care bill means windfall profits for Trump’s billionaire cabinet and other rich people

As we’ve written, the health-care bill currently before the US Senate transfers money from health coverage for millions of poor Americans to tax cuts for&...

Quartz
Watch: SpaceX is launching a reused rocket, hoping to prove spaceflight can get cheaper

A small step toward more affordable spaceflight. One of the biggest problems with space travel is that it’s freaking expensive. In the past, it has cost around $10,00...

Vox
The best TV shows of the year, according to the people who actually run them

The 2017 Emmy nominations are nearly upon us: Voting on the prestigious TV awards ends next week, and the nominations themselves will be revealed live…...

Quartz
Photos of the Week: 6/17–6/23

A heatwave in Europe, Ramadan in Syria, floating solar farms in China, the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda,  the Royal Highland Show in Scotland, protests in Washington, DC,...

The Atlantic
The Saudi-Led Bloc's List of Demands to End Qatar Crisis

Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries have presented Qatar with a list of demands to meet before they will end a now three-week long blockade against the country. An English v...

The Atlantic
Crazy waivers: the Senate bill invites states to gut important health insurance rules

With the release of the Better Care Reconciliation Act, the Senate has finally shown its cards. Much will and should be made of how the bill, if adopted, would deprive m...

Vox
Happy Meals Forever? McDonald's Pledges Allegiance to New Saudi Crown Prince

The fast-food company ran a newspaper advertisement after Salman's promotion on Wednesday...

Newsweek
Trump wants to deport Iraqi Christians. A federal judge may have just saved them.

ICE officials arrested dozens of Iraqi Christian nationals over the weekend of June 10th in Michigan. The ACLU is fighting to keep them home. When more than 100 Iraqi Ch...

Vox
5 times Trump tweeted that he would never cut Medicaid

He’s cutting Medicaid. A lot. Way back on June 8, 2014, Donald Trump — who by then had long since established himself in conservative circles as a prominent voice i...

Vox
Why Do Democrats Keep Losing in 2017?

Kansas. Montana. Georgia. South Carolina. A string of special election defeats in each state, and with each one, a missed opportunity to take over a Republican House seat, has...

The Atlantic
NASA just debunked Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest snake oil

Goop tried to use space science to sell bogus stickers. NASA wasn’t having it. Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest lifestyle snake oil is so bad, NASA was forced to debunk it...

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NASA to Gwyneth Paltrow: Goop's "healing" stickers are nothing like our spacesuits

Goop tried to use NASA science to sell bogus stickers. NASA wasn’t having it. Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest lifestyle snake oil is so bad, NASA was forced to debunk it...

Vox
On Fox News, the first rule of the Senate health care bill is not to talk about it

There’s a real chance Trump voters won’t understand anything about this until it’s too late. How do you defend an effort like the Senate’s new health care bill,...

Vox
Why Are Humans Awkward?

Why are some people more prone to uncomfortable moments than others? This video explores why certain humans avoid eye contact and have trouble picking up on social cues. For f...

The Atlantic
North Korea: Kim Jong Un's Friend Dennis Rodman Says Otto Warmbier’s Release Partly Down To Him

The NBA legend also claimed that he sings karaoke and rides horses with Kim Jong Un, the country’s supreme leader...

Newsweek
Dogs have been working alongside humans for much longer than we thought

It’s time to rewrite the record on dogs with jobs. We all know humans have long bred canines into all sizes and shapes to do…...

Quartz
Russia and Turkey Send Troops to Syria, Build New Gas Pipeline at Home

As Russia and Turkey increasingly cooperate in Syria, a lucrative natural gas pipeline deal progresses...

Newsweek
Americans like cash… a little too much

Americans love stowing away cash—it makes up 58% of their assets. One problem: cash may lose value over time due to inflation...

Quartz
Americans are feeling iffy about retirement savings in 2017

Only 61% of Americans have started saving for retirement—the third-lowest rate in the world...

Quartz
Doctor Arrested in New York on Opioid Charges Signals Federal Crackdown on Pill Epidemic

The feds said the doctor had sold $40 million worth of opioids to Staten Islanders...

Newsweek
The EPA Quietly Approved Monsanto's New Genetic-Engineering Technology

DvSnf7 dsRNA is an usual insecticide. You don’t spray it on crops. Instead, you encode instructions for manufacturing it in the DNA of the crop itself. If a pesky western co...

The Atlantic
Trump’s conspiracy-filled interview with Fox & Friends

“[Mueller] is very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome.” President Trump suggested in an interview with Fox & Friends, released Friday...

Vox
Gender Politics: Why Men Are Claiming the Skirt

It’s getting hot in here, so take off your pants and wear a skirt instead...

Newsweek
Boeing closed almost twice as many deals as rival Airbus did at the biggest deal-making event of the year

American planemaker Boeing closed 571 deals, worth some $75 billion, during the Paris Air Show...

Quartz
Rev. William Barber: Obamacare repeal would be the greatest moral failing since slavery

Rev. William Barber has to stretch deep into the history books to find a historical analogue for the damage Senate Republicans’ health care bill would do to the poor...

Vox
Amazon is entering groceries just as a vicious supermarket war is breaking out

In southwest Ohio, the prices of staple foods are hitting the floor. A carton of eggs in Cincinnati supermarkets are going for as little as…...

Quartz
Defeat of Germany in World War II Was Possible Without U.S. Help, Russians Say

Soviet victory did not require help from allies, the majority of Russians believe...

Newsweek
What the health insurance industry wins and loses in the Senate health care bill

“It’s positive for health insurers.” The major health insurance companies made a tactical decision to work with Republicans on their plan to repeal and replace Oba...

Vox
Hulk Hogan's sex tape and the free press collide in Netflix's riveting new documentary

Nobody Speak draws lines between a bunch of strange attacks on media, with damning conclusions. Watching Netflix’s documentary Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press,...

Vox
Hulk Hogan's sex tape and the free press collide in a riveting new Netflix documentary

Nobody Speak draws lines between a bunch of strange attacks on media, with damning conclusions. Watching Netflix’s documentary Nobody Speak: Trials of the Free Press,...

Vox
Vince Staples, Enemy of Groupthink

Somewhere in America last year, a woman took to YouTube to complain about a song that she’d heard on the radio while dropping her daughter off at school. Tears in her eyes a...

The Atlantic
How the Senate's Health-Care Bill Would Cause Financial Ruin for People With Preexisting Conditions

If there was one goal Senate Republicans had set out to achieve in developing their health bill to show they were less “mean” than their colleagues in the House, it was to...

The Atlantic
How the Senate's Healthcare Bill Would Cause Financial Ruin for People With Pre-Existing Conditions

If there was one goal Senate Republicans had set out to achieve in developing their health bill to show they were less “mean” than their colleagues in the House, it was to...

The Atlantic
Study: when it comes detecting to racial inequality, white Christians have a blind spot

They also perceive discrimination against LGBTQ people and immigrants far less than other Americans do. How do Americans perceive the discrimination faced by its own min...

Vox
Study: when it comes to detecting racial inequality, white Christians have a blind spot

They also perceive discrimination against LGBTQ people and immigrants far less than other Americans do. How do Americans perceive the discrimination faced by its own min...

Vox
U.S. Tech Companies Give Russia Secretive Source Codes To Stay In Multibillion-Dollar Market

IBM, Hewlett-Packard and others say they have offered source codes for review, but in secure areas...

Newsweek
Did Trump Just Admit to Intimidating a Witness Over Comey Tapes Threat?

President Donald Trump's latest comments on Russia and James Comey could add fuel to an obstruction of justice investigation...

Newsweek
Syria War: U.S.-Led Coalition Killed Almost 500 Civilians in Deadliest Month Since ISIS Strikes Began

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the period between May 23 and June 23 saw 472 civilian deaths...

Newsweek
Markelle Fultz Needs to Worry About NBA Draft History Not Instagram

The Washington point guard was drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2017 NBA Draft...

Newsweek
Markelle Fultz Needs to Worry About NBA Draft History, Not Instagram

The Washington point guard was drafted first overall by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2017 NBA Draft...

Newsweek
Russia’s Cyberwar Lab and Haiti’s Portable Pharmacies: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

How an Entire Nation Became Russia’s Test Lab for Cyberwar Andy Greenberg | WIRED“Yushchenko, who ended up serving as Ukraine’s president from 2005 to 2010, believes tha...

The Atlantic
The Peril and Promise of Peanut Butter

Despite their diminutive scale, peanuts play an outsized role in American culture. Peanut butter has long been a mainstay of the American lunch box, with its sticky, slightly...

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