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Headlines edition

Friday headlines: The right to Ukraine silent.

The whistleblower complaint about Trump made by an intelligence official would appear to involve Ukraine.

On CNN, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani denies asking Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden, then admits he did just that.

Nicholas Kristof (invoking Robert Gates): Saudi Arabia “wants to fight the Iranians to the last American.”

“Without [my Asperger’s syndrome], I wouldn’t have noticed this crisis." Greta Thunberg wants you to strike today for climate. 

The strike is likely to be one of the largest environmental protests in history. See where to find a protest near you.

Portraits of immigrants at Ellis Island by amateur photographer and Chief Registry Clerk Augustus Sherman.

If Israelis have a right to return—and so do the Dutch, Germans, French, and Britons—why not Africans? Why isn’t this right extended to Palestinians, Rohingyas in Myanmar, and Roma people in Europe? An argument for applying the “right to return” to other native populations.

A Siberian shaman walks 1,700 miles across Russia to “drive the evil spirit of Putin from the Kremlin.”

Taiwan loses its second diplomatic ally in less than a week to China.

Colt says it will stop making AR-15 semi-automatic assault-style rifles for civilians.

The indie internet's least cool club? Best-kept secret? Nearly oldest link blog? Make your TMN love official today.

Tavi Gevinson tries to figure out who she’d be without internet fame and Instagram. An assistant now posts for her because she can’t stand to.

From last year but still useful: how to scrub your information from sites like Mylife, Intelius, Spokeo, Radius, and BeenVerified.

Tejal Rao: Napa Valley's fanciest restaurants feel like "a spaceship for the 1 percent, now orbiting a burning planet."

Scientists figure out that sea urchins have teeth that only chip on one side, making them self-sharpening.

Watch: Chris Fleming—recently named one of Variety’s “10 comics to watch in 2019”—encounters an alien in his front yard.