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Senate Republicans could be the real roadblock to getting a stimulus deal passed

If Nancy Pelosi and Steven Mnuchin reach a stimulus agreement, it’s unclear whether Republicans would support it.

The US is plagued by long voting lines. Here’s how other countries do it better.

Canada, Australia, and even Estonia may provide lessons for the US on how to improve elections.

It’s the most important election in our lifetime, and it always will be

We never know how important an election really is until long after it’s over.

A gruesome murder in France rekindles the country’s debate on free speech and Islam

Muslims in France have been pressured to assimilate into the country’s secular culture. But at what cost?

Colorado is fighting its largest wildfire in history

The previous record-holding fire was contained just seven weeks ago, and new fires continue to erupt.

The great hypocrisy of California using Indigenous practices to curb wildfires

The state has yet to reckon with its colonial past and the environmental injustices it wrought.

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The parody-proof president

Live from New York, impressions are trite! Vox critic-at-large Emily VanDerWerff explains why late-night TV struggles to satirize President Trump, and argues the internet is doing a much better job.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

Report: Massachusetts rarely fires state troopers, “no matter what they have done”

Nancy Pelosi sets a deadline this week for getting a stimulus deal before the election

One Good Thing: This animated miniseries perfectly captures the loneliness of autumn

Hybrid school might be the worst of both worlds

Fitness studios moved outside to stay afloat. Now winter is coming.

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Democrats want to rebuild the State Department. They’re deeply divided over how.

John Cornyn becomes the latest Senate Republican to ramp up criticism of Trump

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Trump keeps on holding rallies even as Covid-19 cases surge

Sen. David Perdue’s racist treatment of Sen. Kamala Harris’s name was all too familiar 

The return of “lock her up”: Trump won’t stop attacking Gretchen Whitmer

SNL takes on dueling Trump and Biden town halls in its cold open

Polls: Senate races in Alaska and South Carolina are surprisingly competitive for Democrats

In 2017, women marched against Trump. Now they’re marching to get rid of him.

Thailand’s protest movement gains momentum amid a government crackdown

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wins historic reelection

Why Trump flip-flopped on California disaster relief

A new study shows malaria’s often neglected toll on a vulnerable population: Pregnant women


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Go For Broke: Inside the Dot-Com Bubble

Go For Broke is a new narrative series from Epic Magazine and the Vox Media Podcast Network exploring the 2000 dot-com bubble... and what happened when the bubble popped. Listen wherever you get your podcasts.

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A guide to the Trump administration’s biggest scandals, accomplishments, and policies 

Presidents hate to look sick. Trump has never needed to appear strong more.

What the FCC can and can’t do to Section 230

“There should be zero discrimination”: Joe Biden spoke in defense of transgender rights at Thursday’s town hall 

The EU and the UK still haven’t reached a post-Brexit agreement. What’s next?

Gothic novels are obsessed with borders. Mexican Gothic takes full advantage.

The many ways we know 2020 will be a banner year for voting

Which charities do the most good? Charity Navigator joins the effort to answer this crucial question.

Poll: College students are ready to call out people who don’t vote

Trump’s fake news crisis, illustrated by two episodes over the last 24 hours

Joni Ernst didn’t know the price of soybeans. Here’s why that could cost her.

What’s causing climate change, in 10 charts

2020’s marijuana legalization ballot measures, explained

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The surprisingly close Michigan Senate race, explained

The Great Barrington Declaration is an ethical nightmare

Why the Trump campaign is complaining so much about NBC’s Savannah Guthrie

In Netflix’s The Trial of the Chicago 7, Aaron Sorkin tackles an all-too-relevant court case

10 psychological haunted-house movies — for when the ghost might be you

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