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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.

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

Global warming is melting Arctic sea ice, which in turn may accelerate global warming.

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

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

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

These maps show how your state is doing.

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

"The vast majority of Americans are going to have a completely uneventful voting experience."

The unmasking of Anonymous, explained

The anonymous Trump official who wrote a New York Times op-ed has come forward. People are upset.

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Election turnout is on track to be the highest in a century. Farmers, essential workers, prisoners, and two ladies named Ruth explain their 2020 presidential pick.

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Georgia’s two super-competitive Senate races, explained

“I am humbled by what we’ve been able to create”: Small business owners on when they knew they’d made it

Retailers are pushing sales before the election

5 fact-checks from the Senate’s hearing on social media

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

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The Instagram aesthetic that made QAnon mainstream

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

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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

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

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Kim Kardashian’s performative quarantine

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?

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

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Biden’s border options

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

One Good Thing: Let a harried handywitch steal your heart in this charming fiction podcast

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Why Mitch McConnell has a grip on Kentucky

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

Beef is bad for the planet. Can we make it better?

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

How long it could take to count the vote this year, explained

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

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

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

Here are the 15 Silicon Valley millionaires spending the most to beat Donald Trump

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

To compete with China and Russia, America needs a new era of multilateralism

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

The legal theories of Amy Coney Barrett, explained

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+