Thursday Headlines: Full hearts. Productive speech. Can’t lose.

After Alabama and Georgia, Missouri is the next state ready to pass a near-total abortion ban.

The best time to get angry is earlier, when the local advocates and organizers who do the hard work of securing freedoms in red states day in and day out could use the support. Not when the governor is uncapping his or her pen. Melissa Batchelor Warnke: If you want to try to protect Roe v. Wade, do it now.

What you can do to help women in states with extreme abortion bans.

A new immigration plan from the White House that emphasizes skills and education over family connections is really a showpiece for Republicans on the campaign trail—and not expected to actually become law.

The US State Dept. is telling same-sex families with children that their kids were born “out of wedlock” and are not American citizens.

See also: After moving from a state that recognizes same-sex marriage to one that doesn’t, a couple’s marriage becomes a partnership, and they are suddenly forced into new roles.

Saying “Huawei” without saying it, Trump signs an executive order banning US telecom companies from using equipment controlled by “a foreign adversary.”

The US will not join 17 other countries and major tech companies in pledging to ban online terrorism and extremism: “We maintain that the best tool to defeat terrorist speech is productive speech.”

In a first, two humans are going to court over a trading algorithm that caused more than $20 million in losses.

The extended family of Appalachian Trail hikers has been shaken, but not deterred, by a recent murder.

Researchers say lunar seismic activity could mean the moon’s core is still hot, a theory that breaks with conventional wisdom.

A target of conspiracy theories, the vaccine injury fund was set up to shield vaccine makers so they’d continue production.

A guide on whether, as an adult, it’s recommended you receive certain vaccines, or may need boosters.

“Dear Valued Customer.” Adobe cease-and-desists users who are still on older versions of Creative Cloud.

Designer Susie Lu reimagines store receipts to include data visualizations that show where your money went.

My brother stopped his work, looked at what I’d been asked to do, and sighed. He did understand. “You’re handing me metaphors here!” I shook the nightgown for dramatic effect. It was so thin and white the sunlight went right through it. Jessica Francis Kane, whose novel Rules for Visiting came out this week, on when not to write.

A 19th-century book of illustrations depicts the impressive height of large trees by comparing them to famous structures.

It’s easy to forget, 15 years, 2 billion users, and an ethnic-cleansing controversy or two later, that Facebook was a place for this kind of purposeless sociality before it was a place for repeatedly blocking and reporting your step-cousin. A pleasant return to group chats, where conversation happens naturally—unlike our attention-seeking feeds.

An argument for why nothing should take more—or less—than 20 minutes. Except for sex, “which should take 15.”

Intricate, room-filling cardboard installations exploring the sense of migration and community, by Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan.

There’s no good reason you can’t eat a chicken-parmesan hoagie for breakfast. Amanda Mull breaks breakfast.

Via The Morning News

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