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Tuesday headlines: Comic relief.

The Washington Post makes the Mueller Report available as a six-part illustrated series drawn by Jan Feindt.

The Democrats prepare their impeachment report while Republicans insist Trump did nothing wrong.

What does chaos look like for Democrats this winter? Iowa to Buttigieg, New Hampshire to Warren, South Carolina to Biden, Nevada to Sanders.

Both the Left and the Right fear that capitalism is homogenizing—but for the Left it's hell, and for the Right it's opportunity.

A fitting end to this decade: demonstrations worldwide show both anti-elite sentiments and discontent with authoritarian regimes.

Six observations on censorship, WeChat, and China from the perspective of a worker in Beijing’s music business.

Living through months of protest, a Hong Kong resident wonders if this is what the end of the world feels like.

At a “natural disaster dinner party” in Los Angeles, dinner is a localvore M.R.E. served in a bucket.

One of those California things: sunning your perineum for wellness.

Trump diverts rangers from Yosemite, Zion, and other national parks to look for migrants in Texas and Arizona.

“Smart” surveillance networks, studying people's facial features and movements, threaten to take South Africa back into apartheid.

Borders once marked a country's sovereignty. Now they're more about data collection, and they're getting closer to your body all the time.

A conversation with one of Watchmen's black writers about the decision to have a dark-skinned actor wear white makeup.

Sameness and difference in Martin Anderson's photographs of Tottenham Hotspur fans.

Deep brain stimulation helps people with Parkinson's control symptoms. It also causes some patients to lose the ability to swim.

Ruth George, a physical therapy student in Chicago, was killed for ignoring a man's catcalls.

See also: A photographer turns her camera on men right after they harassed her on the street.

About two million children work in the cocoa fields of Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire, vulnerable to trafficking and slavery.

"High-end chocolate isn’t food." A guide for hardcore chocolate appreciation.

The Crock Pot continues to resonate broadly in the US, thriving even after murdering a character on This Is Us.

We forgot all about Madeline’s Madeline, and a bunch of other titles, from a good roundup of 27 favorite films from the past 10 years.

Portraits of "Americanized" Americans from the 1970s, by Michael Jang.