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Nepotism and the 2020 election, explained

Hunter Biden isn’t the only candidate family member in question in this campaign.

What it’s like to be enrolled in a Covid-19 vaccine trial with your entire family

Even my teenage brother and 80-year-old grandma have signed up to help with one of the most consequential medical developments in the world.

The messy politics of Nextdoor

Want to see how polarized America is? Look no further than Nextdoor.

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The Trump Years: Win at all costs

In the third of our five-part series, Vox’s Andrew Prokop says there’s one key takeaway from the Mueller investigation and impeachment: Trump will do anything to win an election.

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Vox’s audience support program, explained

Sorry, you probably can’t wear a Biden shirt or MAGA hat when you vote

The Russian roots of our misinformation problem

Sarah Kliff grades Biden’s and Trump’s health care plans

Trump wants you to believe coronavirus cases are “up because we TEST.” He’s wrong.

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

Sexy people keep telling us to vote

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What Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation will mean for Joe Biden’s climate plan

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How racism amplifies Covid-19 risk for everyone

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

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How to regulate Facebook and Twitter

One Good Thing: It’s witches vs. the patriarchy in this endlessly fun storytelling game

Japan’s new prime minister has a rags-to-riches story. But can he save Japan from crisis?

Where Bernie Sanders’s online army goes now

Biden looks very competitive in new Southern swing state polls

Trump’s closing message is lying about the coronavirus at rallies that spread infection

Poll: Most Trump voters don’t see Covid-19 as an important election issue

Pence should quarantine after coronavirus exposure. He’s going to keep campaigning instead.

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Trump’s last stand

Ezra and Matt on the final presidential debate

In SNL’s cold open, the final presidential debate becomes an absurd slugfest over the coronavirus

How bookstores are weathering the pandemic

Poland had some of the strictest abortion laws in Europe. They just got even stricter.

The police shooting of Marcellis Stinnette and Tafara Williams, an unarmed Black couple, explained

The US broke its record for the highest number of new coronavirus cases in a day

Pennsylvania Supreme Court rules mail-in ballots can’t be rejected over mismatched signatures

What the next GDP figure will — and won’t — mean

The FDA approved remdesivir to treat Covid-19. Scientists are questioning the evidence.

Are we living in a computer simulation? I don’t know. Probably.

Lobbyists tried to ban labeling veggie burgers “veggie burgers.” The EU said no.

A guide to the Trump administration’s biggest scandals, accomplishments, and policies 

Why the alt-right’s real power is in the narrative it sells

One Good Thing: Netflix’s The Queen’s Gambit makes chess mesmerizing. Really!

What poll watchers actually do, and Trump’s troubling rhetoric about them, explained

No, Biden did not call Black people “superpredators”

A Joe Biden fundraiser offers a new clue into how he might regulate Big Tech

Trump might be surprised to learn most Americans want more wind and solar

The US just brokered another peace deal for Israel, this time with Sudan

The new Borat movie mocks a Trump-era fixation on a particular female aesthetic

“They’re all Americans”: What Biden gets about the pandemic that Trump doesn’t