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Tuesday headlines: A human-improvement engine

As you probably know, Mueller found that Trump didn’t collude with Russia, and Barr concluded that he didn’t obstruct justice.

A legal guide to reading the letter sent by Barr to congressional leaders on Sunday.

Both sides of Congress want Mueller’s full report, which may detail what he uncovered about all of the "active measures" unleashed by Moscow to hack the election and elect Trump.

Unfortunately for Trump, he now may have a harder time now buddy-buddying with Putin.

A headline we like: “The Dream of a Sudden, Magic Resolution to the Trump Tragedy Is Dead.”

Biggest loser of the Mueller revelations? Joe Biden. Biggest winners, besides Russia and Trump? Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke.

Overwhelming snow and flooding have set off a humanitarian disaster on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

The Pentagon authorizes $1 billion for new wall construction along the US-Mexico border.

A map shows the years that different nations around Africa gained their independence.

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many of the world’s longest-ruling heads of state, but the trend may be reversing.

Despite a "devastating" Human Rights Watch report, IBM had no problem helping to build a surveillance system for Rodrigo Duterte.

A graveyard for apps, services, and hardware killed by Google.

After 10 years of countless hook-ups, marriages, bullying, and violent crimes, Grindr struggles to remain a desirable platform.

The correction fluid market—Wite-Out, Tipp-Ex, Liquid Paper—remains remarkably resilient, but no one really knows why.

The Rooster crows! It's finals week in the 2019 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.

Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire are the most stressed out states. Facts learned from a hundred million messages received by the Crisis Text Line.

Now trending: separate honeymoons, otherwise known as “solomoons” or “unimoons.”

Rick Steves still travels obsessively, spreading the gospel of travel as a humanity-improvement engine.

I took this as a sign that I should persevere. Jessica Francis Kane finds life lessons in overlooked trees.

Kanye is the latest Kardashian-adjacent figure to start a church, kinda.

Avuncular is most often used to describe the villainous father of a lesbian once employed by the Coors Brewing Company: Dick Cheney. Myriam Gurba, writing in praise of the word “avuncular,” pays tribute to her uncle.