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The Senate is to vote on Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination. Disinformation campaigns try to sway minds as voters ...
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U.S. COVID-19 Cases Surge, Pence Aides Test Positive For Virus

Many states have record high coronavirus cases in recent days. Vice President Pence plans to keep up his travel schedule ...
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European Countries Reinstate Curfews To Try To Slow COVID-19 Surge

After letting its guard down this summer, Europe is dealing with a massive second wave of the coronavirus that doctors ...
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How Houston Clinics Are Catching Up With Backlog In Mamograms

Many women have delayed their breast cancer screenings because of the coronavirus pandemic. Clinics are now working through a backlog, ...
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Colleges Turn To Wastewater Testing In An Effort To Flush Out The Coronavirus

Wastewater offers an ideal testing opportunity for colleges: People often poop where they live; colleges know who lives in each ...
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The History Of How We Vote: From Drunken Parties To Private Booths

As next month’s elections near, the NPR podcast Throughline dives into the history of voting in the United States, and ...
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Can Airport COVID-19 Testing Encourage More People To Fly?

Desperate to try to fill planes again, airlines are rushing to implement on the spot, rapid-response pre-flight Covid-19 testing for ...
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How Amy Coney Barrett Could Shape The Supreme Court For Decades

How will Amy Coney Barrett’s originalist interpretation of the Constitution impact the Supreme Court? NPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Randy ...
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For Trump, Conservative Catholics Are The New Evangelicals

The president’s campaign now realizes it was not white evangelicals who got Trump elected in 2016 but conservative Catholics. (Image ...
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Robocalls, Rumors And Emails: Last-Minute Election Disinformation Floods Voters

Dirty tricks and disinformation have been used to intimidate and mislead voters in the past. But they have been especially ...
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Takeaways From The Final Presidential Debate Of 2020

The final presidential debate of the 2020 election season was more calm and policy-oriented than the first. But did either ...
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How The Political Divide In Wisconsin Is Affecting The State's COVID-19 Response

Sharp political divisions in Wisc., are fueling a culture war over the COVID-19 response. As cases spike, Republicans sue to ...
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Puppy Born In Italy With Green Fur

2020 just keeps getting weirder. A puppy in Italy was born with green fur. He was immediately named Pistachio, and ...
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Seattle Arcade Adapts To Pandemic With Touchless Pinball Machines

Add-A-Ball arcade has come up with some innovative ways to stay open during the pandemic. They installed foot pedals on ...
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News Brief: Presidential Debate, Russian Hackers

President Trump and former Vice President Biden met for their final debate of the election season last night. And, U.S ...
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Business

Esports pioneer Dino Ying talks to TechCrunch about the next phase of VSPN

Following the news that China’s esport giant VSPN (Versus Programming Network) has raised close to $100 million in a Series B funding round, led by ...
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Tencent leads $100M Series B funding round into China-based esport provider VSPN

Further confirmation that the esports market is booming amid the pandemic comes today with the news that esports ‘total solutions provider’ VSPN (Versus Programming Network) ...
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Week in Review: Snapchat strikes back

Hello hello, and welcome back to Week in Review. Last week, I wrote about the possibility of a pending social media detente, this week I’m ...
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