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Polls show Trump is losing ground where the coronavirus is surging

Will the latest Covid-19 wave seal Trump’s fate in the election?

Exclusive: Biden leads Trump by 12 points in a national UT Dallas poll 

The survey also finds that more stimulus is respondents’ top priority for a new Congress.

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Georgia’s two super-competitive Senate races, explained

There’s a chance both of Georgia’s Senate races could be decided next year.

Is this the end of American optimism?

Facing a seemingly endless pandemic and an election that has little hope of going smoothly, we’re all on a grim, existential roller coaster now.

3 small-business owners on life after shutting down

"I feel like a part of my identity is gone."

Young Latinx voters could be the ones who finally flip Arizona 

"This is a chance for us to say, ‘Not in our state. We’re not letting this happen anymore.’"

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The Trump Years: Health of the nation

In the fourth of our five-part series, Vox’s Dylan Scott explains how a president with no plan on health care evolved into a president with no plan for the pandemic.

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Cars too dangerous and dirty for rich countries are being sold to poor ones

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Retailers are pushing sales before the election

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The Supreme Court’s latest decision looks like a win for voting rights. It’s really a threat.

The unmasking of Anonymous, explained

Republicans accuse Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and other Big Tech CEOs of violating their free speech rights

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Big Oil’s hopes are pinned on plastics. It won’t end well.

Daylight saving time ends Sunday: 8 things to know about “falling back”

This entrepreneur is competing with DoorDash — by delivering only from Black-owned restaurants

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Biden’s border options

Dara, Jane, and Matt on the big immigration questions that will face a new administration.

Why the record low Arctic sea ice this October is so alarming

It sure looks like Trump’s national security adviser is campaigning for him in swing states

Kim Kardashian’s performative quarantine

How bad is your state’s Covid-19 outbreak?

The Philadelphia police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr., explained

Biden has a big lead in the polls, but can we trust them?

How 4 small businesses have shifted to online sales

Ballot selfies, state by state

Should people of color get access to the Covid-19 vaccine before others?

Are long voting lines evidence of voter suppression? An expert explains.

Still haven’t voted? Don’t send your ballot by mail.

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Why Mitch McConnell has a grip on Kentucky

The Covid-19 tipping point doctors fear most is getting closer

During the worst summer of our lives, I didn’t have internet. It was the best.

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PPP loans were supposed to be forgiven. Business owners say they’re still waiting.

Exclusive: Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz on how to fix the economy during and after the pandemic

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The misunderstood Rust Belt worker vote, and its importance in 2020, explained