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Thursday Headlines: Word is the wind.

Two oil tankers, one owned by Japan and the other owned by Norway, have been attacked in the Gulf of Oman, as PM Abe was wrapping up talks in Tehran.

Between 2012 and 2017, ICE placed detainees in solitary confinement in over 8,000 instances.

Some immigrant children detained at the southern border will be sent to an Army base once used to incarcerate Japanese-Americans.

Related: "By all accounts, the conditions in the Trump immigrant gulag are considerably worse than those suffered by Japanese-Americans."

Trump invokes executive privilege on documents related to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's decision to add a census citizenship question to the 2020 census, likely to disrupt House efforts to hold Ross in contempt.

“Simply put, these changes have made it more difficult to investigate potential war crimes.” Facebook’s recent decision to turn off features in its graph search product may be a disaster for human rights research.

People who are willing to pay to keep their Facebook data private also strongly prefer to avoid thinking about privacy at all.

In an interview, Trump said he might accept foreign offers of dirt on his 2020 political opponents.

The 2020 election is highly vulnerable to hacking. The EAC, our election authority, really, really doesn’t care.

Macron is sending Trump a replacement “friendship tree” after the one they planted together at the White House died.

By 2040, assuming humans are still around, approximately 60% of all meat consumed won’t be from dead animals.

America spends $35 billion a year on substance-abuse treatments. Heavy drinking causes 88,000 deaths a year. (Read more stories like this in our editors' longreads picks.)

The Games of the Small States of Europe, a sort of mini Olympics, is reserved for countries with less than a million people.

Over 400 people finished last year's New York City marathon by running virtually. This year, thousands may join.

High fashion wants to cash in on outdoor apparel. Unlike companies like Patagonia, it doesn't care about trashing the planet.

Perhaps the only reason not to quit Facebook? The conversations on Jada Pinkett-Smith's Red Table Talk.

As I flick off the power switch on the back of the Macintosh, the whine retreats in a gentle diminuendo, until it finally gives way to silence. I have accomplished a feat that is no longer possible: My computing session has ended. On the surprising joy of working on a 30-year-old computer.

A draft bill in India proposes a 10-year prison term for anyone holding cryptocurrency (prior to the launch of the Digital Rupee).

Leveche: A warm wind in Spain, either a foehn or a hot southerly wind in advance of a low pressure area moving from the Sahara Desert. A list of names of winds.

The working witches of Southern California just want you to be your best self.

"Works can contain fragments of memories, moments within time." Some drawings by Haejung Lee.

Watch: Deeper knowledge of ourselves through gonzo cycling.

"Down by the Hudson," four years of photographs from Poughkeepsie.