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Wednesday Headlines: The bell tolls for “whom.”

Back in November, Mueller’s office accused Manafort of lying to investigators after agreeing to a plea deal, and now it’s known what he allegedly lied about: sharing public and private polling data related to the 2016 election with Russia.

This new information was revealed to the public because Manafort’s lawyers improperly redacted their response document, leaving the hidden text readable.

With William Barr, Trump's pick to replace Jeff Sessions as attorney general, set for confirmation next week, Rod Rosenstein plans to depart his role at the Dept. of Justice.

A fact-check of the president’s immigration address from last night finds Trump omitted a lot of context, including in his claim that "266,000 aliens [were] arrested in the past two years"—a number that's correct, but: "It’s important to keep in mind that this figure includes all types of crimes, including nonviolent offenses such as illegal entry or reentry."

The geopolitics of 2069 will depend on whether the US continues to focus on its own interests in the next 10 years.

In addition to two children dying in Border Patrol custody, the US has much to answer for in Guatemala's history.

"You respect our president, and you pray for our president." Inside a firearms training program for teachers.

Erdogan's policies have sparked an exodus of talented Turks, imperiling the nation's future and driving a "reordering of society."

I make so many more fake phone calls than real ones. I’m exhausted. I’m in a rage. While walking, I accidentally make eye contact, and I tell myself, Look stern. Look frightening. Don’t look so fucking afraid. A must-read from R.O. Kwon: “On Being a Woman in America While Trying to Avoid Being Assaulted.”

Bill Gates is concerned that we're not addressing how gene editing could worsen inequality, if only the wealthy can access it.

A 15-square-meter version of the Bauhaus school will travel the world to face head-on issues of colonialism and Eurocentricity.

One important difference between Amazon and the Manson Family is that it is much easier to avoid joining the Manson family. A plan to hijack Amazon by demanding the most ethical consumer experience—and by tipping their workers.

English has been slowly discarding cases over thousands of years. Right now it's the accusative case—that's why "whom" is dying.

A graph of the lengths of the most frequently used English words online; the longest, most common is "information."

Stunning topographic maps by designer Scott Reinhard.

A new project lets you read advice people wish they had at your age, and post your own.