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What people get wrong about herd immunity, explained by epidemiologists

There are two ways to reach herd immunity for Covid-19: the slow way, and the catastrophic way.

Experts say Covid-19 cases are likely about to surge

America keeps making the same mistakes over and over. So another surge of coronavirus cases seems likely.

Who is Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court?

The federal appellate judge is a favorite of the religious right.

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The Supreme Court is about to hit an undemocratic milestone

Minority rule has reached the highest court in the land.

Everything’s scary. What’s Halloween going to be like?

Candy companies, haunted houses, and Party City are still ready for the spookiest holiday.

Sen. Lindsey Graham lays out a swift schedule for confirming Trump’s Supreme Court nominee

He’s setting up Judge Amy Coney Barrett for a full Senate vote before the end of October.

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Justice For Breonna Taylor (Part II)

One of the three officers who shot at Breonna Taylor’s apartment was indicted ... for endangering her neighbors. Tessa Duvall from the Louisville Courier-Journal explains. And Vox’s Fabiola Cineas says the ruling isn’t surprising.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

Here’s how much you had to make in 2017 to pay more income tax than Donald Trump

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The stakes of the Senate, explained

The race to shift the balance of power in the US Senate is fiercely contested. Here’s what you need to know about the most important races.

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One Good Thing: Vintage Nintendo games are good vibes made playable

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Whose vote counts, the Netflix series, explained

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The first 2020 presidential debate

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Whose vote counts?

Additional resources for Vox’s new Explained miniseries on Netflix.

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Joe Biden maintains a steady lead over Donald Trump in national polling

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Another top Democrat signals openness to abolishing the filibuster

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Poll: Half of Americans who lost their job during the pandemic still don’t have one

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President Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

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

How Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court could affect LGBTQ rights

What Amy Coney Barrett on the Supreme Court would mean for abortion rights

Amy Coney Barrett has a years-long record of ruling against immigrants

How the pandemic is bringing Elon Musk’s dream to connect everyone on Earth closer to reality

The Trump administration is challenging a court ruling that prevents it from ending the census early


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By the People: How to make sure your vote is counted

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Trump says he won’t commit to leaving office if he loses the election because of a “ballot scam”

Demand grows for Kentucky AG to release the grand jury report in the Breonna Taylor case

The promise and peril of the EU’s new asylum plan

How the 2020 census is trying to overcome Covid-19, digital divides, and Trump to get an accurate count

The legal theories of Amy Coney Barrett, explained

Why we’re still years away from having self-driving cars

The past 48 hours of Justice Department political shenanigans, explained

Senate Republicans were always going to do whatever they wanted with the Supreme Court vacancy

China’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2060, explained

Why art matters at the end of the world

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The future of the vote

Tech and our democracy are more connected than ever before.

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Why Beethoven’s 5th Symphony matters in 2020

Daniel Cameron, the Trump-supporting attorney general in the Breonna Taylor case, explained

One Good Thing: The trick uniting the internet’s funniest videos

On climate change, oil and gas companies have a long way to go

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The case for more — many more — Americans

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The Vox Senate interview: John Hickenlooper believes he can help revive bipartisanship in the Senate

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Republicans are losing the Colorado Senate race. Trump is a big reason why.