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

Ahead of the presidential election, it’s okay to log off.

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

Doctors can now save many more lives from Covid-19 — until hospitals reach capacity.

Ballot selfies, state by state

In a fight over voter intimidation and freedom of expression, see where your state falls.

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The Supreme Court may disenfranchise you now

Pandemic or not, the highest court in the land won’t extend Wisconsin’s deadline for mailed ballots. Good thing it’s not a swing state. Oh, wait ...

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PPP loans were supposed to be forgiven. So far, that hasn’t happened.

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Watch the Senate grill the CEOs of Facebook, Google, and Twitter — again

Trump’s misleading tweet about changing your vote, briefly explained

Muslims worldwide are protesting French President Macron’s crackdown on Islam

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Why North and South Dakota are suffering the worst Covid-19 epidemics in the US

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Biden’s border options

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

Democrats want to turn Texas blue. It starts with the state House in 2020.

States need billions to prepare for Covid-19 vaccines. The federal government isn’t helping.

The false link between Amy Coney Barrett and The Handmaid’s Tale, explained

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The best (or worst) $20,000 I ever spent: The money to start a small business

The case for stripping the Supreme Court of its power

The hidden cost of the Peanuts holiday specials moving from ABC to AppleTV+

One Good Thing: Witch Week, a bookish treat for the witches and weirdos in all of us

A Canadian study gave $7,500 to homeless people. Here’s how they spent it.

The absurd controversy over Joe Biden’s “transition away from the oil industry”

Plants are in demand, but it hasn’t been easy for the stores that sell them

How our Google searches have changed in this presidential election

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The remote learning center trend, explained

What philosopher Peter Singer has learned in 45 years of advocating for animals

4 upcoming Supreme Court cases will reveal who Amy Coney Barrett really is

Suburban women have had their lives upended by Covid-19. They blame Trump.

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