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Tuesday Headlines: Faustbook

The biggest news in yesterday's big news out of the Mueller investigation was that George Papadopoulos, a Trump campaign adviser, actively tried to court a relationship between his candidate and the Russians.

Also entangled in the Manafort indictment is Tony Podesta—brother of Clinton campaign manager John—whose lobbying firm worked with Manafort and Ukraine's government without registering as foreign agents.

Earlier this month Facebook said 10 million people were exposed to Russian disinformation on its platform—but it turns out the real number is 126 million people.

Of course you can trust Facebook when it denies allegations that it's serving you ads based on what your phone mic hears.

Facebook and Twitter pledge more political ad transparency—seemingly only to get the feds off their back.

Beyond election meddling, Facebook's disinformation problem is ending in violence and murder in Myanmar and India.

A federal judge blocked the White House ban on transgender people in the military, ruling the move isn't based in cost savings, but rather "disapproval of transgender people generally."

Hundreds of thousands of Catalonians march for a unified Spain, demonstrating the depths of the region's division.

“They could torture me. But they couldn’t make me swallow their food. And I knew they wouldn’t let a detainee starve to death. That, however, may no longer be the case.” A former Gitmo hunger striker reacts to news that staff are letting inmates starve to the point of organ failure.

The US has the highest maternal mortality rate of all industrialized nations—and it continues to rise.

Thanks to undersupply and overspecialization, US doctors out-earn their peers abroad, increasing health costs.

In medicine, where multiple backend systems still can't talk with each other, the reviled fax machine lives on.

Mimicking mammalian vision, new AI breaks CAPTCHA security by identifying objects within a field.

IRS lags behind SEC on crowdfunding investments, which makes it a great deal for companies and worse for investors.

"When Burmese know sushi, they want their own store." Your grocery sushi counter is likely run by Myanmar refugees.

Op: Americans must condemn Gurriel's gesture, but it's not viewed the same abroad, in Japanese or Hispanic cultures.

Billboard is changing its album and singles charts to favor paid streaming services over free options.

“When you play golf with somebody, they can’t hide. You know who they are, you know how they are, you know what they’re capable of, you know whether they’re being honest with themselves. It exposes everybody.” Several months of off-the-cuff quotes from hard-smoking, hard-golfing John Boehner, gnashing over his legacy.

When dementia gets its grip on a father who always loved slasher movies, a daughter struggles to hold on—if only to the ghost of recognition.

If you’re looking for frugal, last-minute—but inspired—Halloween costume ideas, look no further. We’ve also got you covered if you’re looking for historically accurate costumes based on real-life villains.

Some heroes wear bike helmets: A cyclist successfully gives the president the middle finger.