Why 2020 Democrats need to have a serious debate about policing

Activists in New York protest the Department of Justice’s July 16, 2019 announcement that it would not prosecute the NYPD officer accused of putting Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a chokehold. | Craig Ruttle/AP Policing affects voters across the country. Presidential candidates aren’t really talking about it. In the 2020 Democratic primary, several candidates have released platforms that would reform America’s criminal justice system. But they’ve had far less to say about policing,…

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North Korea tests missiles for the second time in a week

A man watches a television news screen showing a file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on July 25, 2019. | Jung Yeon-je/AFP/Getty Images It’s likely a message for South Korea and President Trump. North Korea appears to have tested its second set of missiles in just a week — a sign that its displeasure with South Korea and the US is growing. It’s unclear exactly what kind…

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New California law requires Trump to show tax returns to get on the primary ballot

President Donald Trump looks on during a rally at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, to officially launch his 2020 campaign on June 18, 2019. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Trump will most likely fight the law in court. President Donald Trump is now required to release his tax records if he wants to be on the California primary ballot — a regulation he’ll most likely fight in court. California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law…

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Cardi B’s very on-brand love for Bernie Sanders, explained

Photo by Nicole Neri/Star Tribune via Getty Images If you think Cardi B just got into politics, you haven’t been paying attention. Bernie Sanders is winning the Cardi B primary. The 77-year-old Vermont senator and the 26-year-old Bronx rapper met at a Detroit nail salon on Monday to film a video for the former’s 2020 presidential campaign. Surprised? You shouldn’t be — Cardi B has been weighing in on politics, and feeling the Bern, for…

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Jake Paul and Tana Mongeau’s giant YouTuber wedding married reality TV to the internet

Denise Truscello/Getty Images for Sugar Factory Beneath the clout-grabbing spectacle, “Jana” is about beating YouTube at its own game. When the whirlwind July 28 wedding of YouTube superstars Tana Mongeau and Jake Paul finally got underway, three hours late, it went off exactly as planned — which is to say, it was a dizzying clusterfuck. The live-streamed, hotly anticipated ceremony took place in Las Vegas’s Graffiti Mansion with a giant hashtag (#JanaForever — “Jana” being…

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