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Friday headlines: Nightcrawling.

Trump says he’ll impose tariffs on all Mexican imports—an old, favorite threat—unless Mexico prevents migrants from reaching the US border.

In West Texas, the folks crossing the border illegally are Americans, returning from doctor appointments.

Markets show fears of a global recession as the China-US trade war escalates.

Crop failures and drought have left many in Kenya on the brink of famine, but the government is mostly just praying for rain.

See also: The first running shoe company designed by and for Kenyans.

In Baton Rouge, some white people want to create their own segregated city.

Your weekly white paper: Considering the responsibility humanitarian organizations bear if their efforts contribute to war crimes.

Civilization peaked in 1940 and will collapse by 2040, said an Australia news program in 1973.

Gamma rays can cause “bit flips” in computers, where a 0 switches to a 1—and suddenly an election goes wrong, or a plane crashes.

Some people prefer to reach the airport late for the thrill of possibly being the last person to board the plane.

Amazon Originals sent TMN’s Rosecrans Baldwin back to riding ambulances—like he did as a teenager—only to discover his hometown’s dark past as a “sundown town.” Book and audio both free for Prime members.

How do the best NBA players deal with intense pressure? By slowing the game down, or just calling up Metta World Peace.

How did Everest become a conquerable goal for so many foreigners? "Icefall doctors," or those who carve the trails.

In the UK, a "radar key" is a skeleton key for disabled people that provides access to more than 9,000 locked toilets.

A brief history of Britain’s colonial attempts to wipe out eunuchs in India, the country’s so-called “third gender.”

According to the creator of the term "intersectionality," its point was to make room for advocacy, or maybe kill off power dynamics altogether.

Hollywood frequently films in Georgia, but perhaps no longer should the state's new abortion law take effect.

Season two of Fleabag isn’t just great television. It’s a “glorious mental vacation” from the pervasive maleness of public life.

Maps of streets in Latin America and Spain compare those named after women to those named after men.

An illustrated history of America’s public libraries, from social clubs to Carnegie's branches, to local institutions.