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Headlines edition

Wednesday headlines: Feminine, undefined.

Democrats pass a $4.5 billion emergency border aid bill tied to efforts to oppose Trump's broader immigration agenda. 

Republicans in the Senate have a different plan in mind.

Robert Mueller will testify before Congress on July 17.

Two neighborhoods in Chicago, Streeterville and Englewood, have the most divergent life expectancy of any US city.

With "climate apartheid" on the horizon, human rights experts are realizing that human rights may not survive the climate crisis.

The question isn't "when will the Himalayan ice sheets be gone?" It's "what is the impact from such rapid disappearance?"

Another question: If Earth really is about to stop being habitable, why pay your debts at all?

A new type of pollution: “plasticrust,” what looks like melted plastic encrusted on rocks.

One student’s proposal to reduce plastic packaging: toiletry products packaged in soap.

"Our way of consuming is completely out of order." Photographer Daniel Stier explains how to turn junk into art.

“Old Town Road” remains number one on the Billboard Top 100 chart, but that doesn’t mean it’s “blocking” Taylor Swift or Ed Sheeran.

“Dark patterns” are techniques that e-commerce sites use to manipulate you psychologically into buying more stuff.

In the Robert Kraft case, it's women who are being punished, while a wealthy white guy simply gets "another thread" in his story.

Drawings by Katie Evans of "feminine figures and objects in undefined spaces."

For a host of small-town French mayors, a rooster's right to crow—even when tourists are annoyed—is a national cause.