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

These maps show how your state is doing.

America’s slow, painful shift to enforcing mask mandates

Mask enforcement won’t work without education.

Missouri approves Medicaid expansion ballot initiative, extending coverage to 200,000 people

Missouri voters overrode Republican opposition to pass Medicaid expansion.

Instagram’s answer to TikTok is here

Meet Instagram Reels, the 15-second video platform that looks exactly like that other 15-second video platform.

A nun on the radical possibilities of Christianity

A conversation about love and suffering in Christianity.

Trump still thinks schools should reopen because Covid-19 “will go away.” Really.

Trump’s latest Fox & Friends interview revealed he’s learned nothing about the coronavirus.

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Everything that could go wrong with the November election

A worsening pandemic. A poll worker shortage. A hobbled postal service. Russian hacking. Donald Trump. Vox’s Ella Nilsen explains the many obstacles facing the United States as Election Day nears.

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Just 2 states meet these basic criteria to reopen and stay safe

It’s easier than ever to make hand sanitizer. But eased restrictions have come with consequences.

Live results for the August 4 primaries

Mulan is coming to Disney+ as a $30 rental

How the coronavirus outbreak is roiling the film and entertainment industries

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Walmart has again delayed the launch of its Amazon Prime competitor Walmart+

How Portland’s Wall of Moms collapsed — and was reborn under Black leadership

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Jeff Merkley and Bernie Sanders have a plan to protect you from facial recognition

Rodham author Curtis Sittenfeld explains what it’s like to write in Hillary Clinton’s voice

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

Exclusive: Kamala Harris leads Elizabeth Warren and Susan Rice in new VP poll


How “forever chemicals” polluted America’s water

In the dazzling Harrow the Ninth, the lesbian necromancers are back in space

How Washington state primaries reflect the perilous position of the national GOP

America needs a bar and restaurant bailout

How Trump should change the way journalists understand “objectivity”

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

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

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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?

Last week the US wanted to break up Big Tech. Now it’s trying to supersize it.

Alabama’s and Mississippi’s troubling Covid-19 curves, briefly explained

The TikTok-Microsoft-Trump drama, explained

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After revealing in a sermon that she is trans, a Baptist pastor is fired by the church

Why the next coronavirus stimulus bill is still stalled in Congress

The 6 most interesting Michigan races to watch in Tuesday’s primary

Spend August reading the exquisite dark fairy tale The Vanishing Half with the Vox Book Club

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Scientists say the coronavirus is airborne. Here’s what that means.

What scientists are learning about kids and Covid-19 infection

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The murder spike in big US cities, explained

Trump’s tweets about saving the “Suburban Lifestyle Dream,” explained

Once upon a time, there was cottagecore

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

Kansas, of all places, is shaping up to be an important 2020 battleground

“The end of arms control as we know it”

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.

As coronavirus cases increase worldwide, an Australian state is imposing tough new restrictions