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October 27, 2020 30 min
Included in this episode: 1. Without Florida, There’s Almost No Path for Donald Trump to Stay in the White House 2. Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Just Over a Week Before Election Day 3. The Supreme Court’s Alabama Ruling Could Disenfranchise Thousands of High Risk Voters 4. U.S. Christian Right Funding Conservative Agenda in Europe: Report .
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Included in this episode: 1. The Third Wave of COVID-19 in the U.S. Is Officially Worse Than the First Two 2. Senate Votes to Advance Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Nomination 3. What NASA's OSIRIS-REx Mission Could Teach Us 4. Women Tend to Vote for Democratic Presidential Candidates More Than Men Do. Here’s How That Gender Gap Came to Be 5. Column: The FDA and CDC Promised Transparency in the Vaccine Process. Here...
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Included in this episode: 1. A New, Large Study Finds Plasma Does Not Lower Risk of Dying from COVID-19 2. Police Are Preparing for the Election ‘In Ways They Never Would Have Had To’ Before 2020 3. Column: I've Gotten Used to Not Hugging My Grandkids. That Doesn't Make It Easier .
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Included in this episode: 1. President Trump Bet On College Football To Help Win Key Swing States. A New Poll Shows Fans Aren’t Buying It 2. Key COVID-19 Vaccine Review Committee Promises Science Is Guiding Their Process 3. The U.K. Is Facing a Child Hunger Crisis. A Sports Star Won’t Wait For the Government To Act 4. Review: Bill Murray and Rashida Jones Match Each Other Beat for Beat in Sofia Coppola's Wistful On the R...
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Included in this episode: 1. The Final Presidential Debate Was Better. But Who Is Left to Convince? 2. The Presidential Race Dominates Headlines. Here’s Why National Parties Are Dumping Tens of Millions Into State Races 3. Why an IRA CD Probably Isn’t Worth Your Money Right Now 4. COVID-19 Vaccines Should Be Available to the General Public by April 2021, Health Officials Say 5. How the Trump Campaign is Trying to Suppress ...
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Included in this episode: 1. Exclusive: Alleged Hunter Biden Emails Circulated in Ukraine as Rudy Giuliani Dug for Dirt There Last Year 2. U.S. Officials Link Iran to Emails Meant to Intimidate Voters Into Supporting Trump 3. Asian Americans Are the Fastest-Growing Racial Group in the U.S.—But Many Face Voting by Mail Obstacles 4. Pope Francis Offers New Support for Same-Sex Civil Unions 5. With Dwindling Time to Turn the ...
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Included in this episode: 1. Grand Jury Wasn’t Given Option of Charging Officers With Breonna Taylor’s Death, Juror Says 2. Republicans Have Been Registering More New Voters. Here’s What That Could Mean in a Few Key Swing States 3. U.K. Plans ‘Challenge Trials,’ Which Will Intentionally Give People COVID-19 to Test Vaccines 4. COVID-19 Shutdowns Have Taken a Massive Toll On Elite Athletes’ Mental Health 5. ‘This Is a Globa...
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Included in this episode: 1. Supreme Court Allows Extra Time For Pennsylvania’s Mail-In Ballots 2. 6 Russian Military Officers Charged in Vast Hacking Campaign 3. What's Your Risk Tolerance for COVID-19? 4. The Tweet About Joe Biden and Mr. Rogers Has a Long History 5. Supreme Court to Review Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy 6. President Trump Says Sudan to Be Removed From U.S. List of State Sponsors ...
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Included in this episode: 1. President Trump Leans Into Fear Tactics in Bid to Win Midwest States 2. Joe Biden Goes After Donald Trump's Edge on the Economy—And It's Working 3. How COVID-19 Is Pushing Women Out of Work 4. The Costs of Post-Pandemic Childcare Leave Parents in a Crunch .
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Included in this episode: 1. Trump’s Instinct to Attack Helped Win Him the White House. Now It May Be His Undoing 2. ‘I Really Thought My Life Was Going to End.’ Inside the Protests Taking on Police Brutality in Nigeria .
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Included in this episode: 1. Election Officials Say Postal Service Isn’t Helping States Prepare for a Surge in Mail Ballots 2. Hurricane Sally Unleashes Flooding With Hundreds Rescued 3. Why Donald Trump is Trying to Reach Latino Voters 4. The Devil All the Time Is an Awful Pileup of Awful People Doing Awful Things .
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Included in this episode: 1. 30 Years After a Landmark Disability Law, the Fight for Access and Equality Continues 2. WNBA Players Walk Off Court During the National Anthem 3. Chasten Buttigieg and the NEA President Discuss Trump's School Reopening Plans 4. How 20th Century Camera Film Captured a Snapshot of American Bias 5. A New Docuseries Argues Pop Culture Never Understood Charles Manson 6. Ronald Reagan Foundati...
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