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What we know about a possible Senate vote to replace Justice Ginsburg

Here’s what key Republican senators have said, and how the timeline could play out.

Susan Collins: No Supreme Court vote before Election Day

Collins said that the Senate should begin the confirmation process, but that no floor vote should be held until the next president is chosen.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy, and the future of the Supreme Court, explained

Ginsburg’s death places her entire legacy in danger.

How Ginsburg became a Supreme Court justice and feminist leader

The Supreme Court justice was a trailblazer for American women.

Trump’s shortlist of potential Supreme Court nominees, explained

Trump wants to remind loyalists that, if he wins in November, they’ll get more judges who will enact Republican policy.

“They didn’t see me as innocent”

Can you remember your first experience with the police? For these 9 Black and brown people, the encounters would shape their sense of safety forever.

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Colleges reopened. Outbreaks followed. Robert J. Jones, chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, explains why he still thinks bringing students back was the right decision.

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Democratic donors raised millions after Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

Obama calls for Ginsburg’s successor to be appointed by the election winner

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Joe Biden thinks whoever is sworn in this January should pick Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement

McConnell says he’ll make sure Trump’s replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg gets a vote

“This is an opportunity”: Fox News reacts to Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death is a tragedy. The Supreme Court’s rules made it a political crisis.

Two movies that celebrate Ruth Bader Ginsburg

“The slight figure alone at the big table”: The enduring image of RBG

How to vote by mail in 2020

Religious leaders are becoming content creators to keep their followers engaged

“Reopening” isn’t enough to save bars and restaurants — the US needs a bailout

CDC reverses guidelines, telling people to get tested for Covid-19 even without symptoms


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By the People: How to rig an election

America’s voter suppression problem

The outcry over ICE and hysterectomies, explained

A living rain: How one planetary scientist imagines life on Venus

Trump’s dark National Archives speech was white resentment run amok

Joe Biden’s latest pandemic plan: At least $3,000 in cash to parents for every child

One Good Thing: No TV show understands the horror of middle school better than PEN15

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The bogus Steve Bannon-backed study claiming China created the coronavirus, explained

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Conservative media is setting the stage for delegitimizing a Biden victory

Trump moves to shut down WeChat in the US. But TikTok will live until after the election.

The state of ex-felons’ voting rights, explained

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