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How Trump should change the way journalists understand “objectivity”

Tom Rosenstiel on the ongoing reckoning among political journalists.

Cori Bush wants to be the next progressive to upset a sitting congressman. Today’s her shot.

Missouri voters go to the polls Tuesday, as a generational fight is brewing in St. Louis.

“They are dying. That’s true. It is what it is.” Trump’s Axios interview was a disaster.

Jonathan Swan just put on a clinic on how to interview Trump.

The best $295 I ever spent: Spanish classes as a Latina in Trump’s America

The uneven Spanish I’d carried with me since childhood no longer felt like enough.

Arizona’s primaries could provide a hint as to whether Democrats can take the Senate

Here are three races to watch in Arizona’s primary election on August 4.

How “forever chemicals” polluted America’s water

Why 99 percent of Americans have these chemicals in their blood.

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Who’s “Karen?” And what’s BIPOC?

A Washington Post columnist named Karen explains her feelings about “Karen.” A University of Arizona linguist named Sonja explains BIPOC and the capitalization of “Black” and “White.”

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Why QAnon is here to stay

QAnon was born and perpetuated on the internet. What is it and why is it dangerous?

Polls: Biden and Trump are nearly tied in North Carolina and Georgia

Covid-19 is exposing inequalities in college sports. Now athletes are demanding change.

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The US ambassador to Brazil reportedly asked Brazilian officials to help Trump’s reelection

The Boston Marathon bomber’s death sentence has been overturned

The Supreme Court just handed Trump a big victory regarding his border wall

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