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The fight is for democracy

The stakes of this election are so high because the system itself is at stake.

Why did Trump think publishing his 60 Minutes interview footage was a good idea?

If Trump thinks struggling to answer Lesley Stahl’s basic questions speaks well for him, he should probably think again.

Mysterious emails and convenient leaks: The Trump campaign’s Hunter Biden attacks, explained

All of a sudden, people have come out of the woodwork saying they have Hunter Biden emails.

Colorado is fighting its largest wildfire in history. Other massive blazes are close behind.

Three of the four largest fires in Colorado history have ignited since July.

Trump’s presidential campaign is Too Online

President Trump’s campaign is shaped by, and aimed at, an audience largely existing on Twitter.

What if the Covid-19 vaccine only works half the time?

Even a mediocre Covid-19 vaccine could help end the pandemic.

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“Hey Google,” the United States is suing you

Bill Barr and Elizabeth Warren have found a common enemy.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

What we know about Iran and the threatening “Proud Boys” emails

A stranded oil tanker at risk of spilling in the Caribbean looks to be safe — for now

We asked Joe Biden’s campaign 6 key questions about his climate change plans

How old should a president be?

Third-degree murder charge dropped against former officer in George Floyd killing

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Obama delivers a blistering critique of Trump in his first stump speech of the 2020 cycle

Facebook’s independent oversight board is finally up and running

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Trump on Supreme Court opportunity to overturn Obamacare: “I hope they end it”

Pope Francis endorses same-sex civil unions

Trump’s constant attacks on Kristen Welker show he doesn’t expect the debate to go well

Trumpism never existed. It was always just Trump.

AOC streamed a video game on Twitch — meeting young potential voters on their own turf

How conspiracy theories like QAnon spilled into the mainstream

The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination — with no Democrats present

Kristen Welker is moderating the final presidential debate. Trump is already attacking her.

Why one small-business owner shut down her shop for a month


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Trump's second term agenda

Dara, Jane, and Matt break down the policy stakes in 2020

The future of the office has been put on hold

We must burn the West to save it

The vicious cycle of never-ending laundry

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How South Carolina became one of 2020’s most unexpected Senate battlegrounds 

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Al Gross is hoping to ride Alaska’s independent streak to the Senate

6 ballot measures that could change the criminal justice system

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The Vox Senate interview: Jaime Harrison talks about the coalition of voters needed to win South Carolina

US intelligence officials say Iran and Russia obtained voter registration information to interfere in election

In defense of Quibi

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

How The Vow’s directors went past the “sex cult” headlines to tell NXIVM’s deeper story

Young people have a stake in our future. Let them vote.

What’s the same and what’s different about the polls this time

7 movies and TV shows that explain US elections, from gerrymandering to hanging chads

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

The stunning hypocrisy of the Trump family’s attacks on Hunter Biden

America’s third Covid-19 surge is here. It was predictable — and preventable.

Why a Senate vote on stimulus has failed, again

Purdue Pharma admits to crimes for its OxyContin marketing. But no one is going to prison.

Is it safe to vote in person? Experts say yes — with a few conditions.