The House impeachment vote made the inquiry official. Here’s what’s next.

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi presides over a vote on a resolution formalizing the impeachment inquiry on October 31, 2019, in Washington, DC. | Win McNamee/Getty Images Vox’s Today, Explained podcast breaks it down. On October 31, the House of Representatives voted to approve its first resolution related to their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The resolution passed by a vote of 232 to 196, with Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) and Jeff Van…

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AppleTV+, reviewed

Will See, The Morning Show, or Dickinson become AppleTV+’s breakout hit? We have our doubts. | AppleTV+ Is the new streaming service worth $4.99 a month? Depends on how you feel about Hailee Steinfeld and the moon. AppleTV+ is here. The service — $4.99 a month to most of us but free for a year to all folks who buy certain new Apple devices — debuts Friday, November 1, with a small initial slate of…

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Terminator: Dark Fate is all about the kickass ladies

Linda Hamilton returns as Sarah Connor in Terminator: Dark Fate. | Paramount Pictures The latest in the franchise takes a close look at its roots — and challenges them. Either by design or stroke of luck, the Terminator franchise is set up brilliantly for logically explainable reboots. This isn’t a Hulk or Fantastic Four situation, where you just start all over again. In the time-traveling Terminator world invented by James Cameron in 1984, movies can…

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A bipartisan bill in Congress could legalize 325,000 unauthorized immigrants

An immigrant on a guest worker visa picks oranges on July 13, 2006 in Arcadia, Florida. | Joe Raedle/Getty Images Twenty Republicans have signed on to bringing farmworkers out of the shadow economy. A bipartisan bill introduced in the House of Representatives Wednesday could give legal status and a path to citizenship to hundreds of thousands of unauthorized immigrants working in agriculture. The legislation, the product of months of discussions, represents a rare moment of…

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9 real-life horror stories of people who disappeared and were never found

Tales from the Charley Project highlight strange disappearances from an older, eerier America. | Shutterstock These stories, taken from the files of the Charley Project, are chilling reading. The most terrifying stories out there are often true. And the best versions of those are the ones where the answer can never truly be known. Why else do Jack the Ripper and the Zodiac Killer occupy such outsize places in our collective unconscious? The Charley Project…

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