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Trump’s escalating attacks on the election prompt fresh fears of a looming constitutional crisis


Plus, Nancy Pelosi abruptly changes course by restarting a push for coronavirus aid amid signs the economy is straining, and protests over the Breonna Taylor decision continue in Louisville for a second night.


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China is building even more detention camps for Muslims


Plus, a Kentucky grand jury declines to file homicide charges in the death of Breonna Taylor. And President Trump refuses to commit to the peaceful transfer of power.


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FDA guidance mean a coronavirus vaccine is unlikely to be approved before Election Day


Plus, Senate Republicans are racing to confirm Trump's Supreme Court pick before Halloween, and a government shutdown is averted, at least until after the election.


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New book by a former member of Mueller’s team says they pulled their punches investigating Trump


Plus, the Manhattan District Attorney says in court that President Trump could face charges for falsifying business records and tax fraud, and the CDC reverses its covid guidance yet again.


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Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa are the two leading contenders for Ginsburg’s seat


Plus, the U.S. will imminently reach 200,000 fatalities from the coronavirus, and the TikTok tussle shows the uneven economic “decoupling” that’s accelerating between us and China.


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Former Pence aide on coronavirus task force explains why she will vote for Biden


Plus, a federal judge temporarily blocks Postal Service changes amid concerns about voters being disenfranchised, and testing limits make it hard to tell how much the coronavirus is spreading silently among kids.


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U.S. came ‘much closer’ to war with North Korea in 2017 than public knew, Trump told Woodward


Plus, President Trump’s plan for managing forests won’t save us in a more flammable world, and the CDC director says coronavirus vaccines won’t be widely available until the middle of next year


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Trump says he would not do anything differently in responding to coronavirus


Plus, a new report says the Boeing 737 Max crashes resulted from a ‘horrific culmination’ of errors, and Breonna Taylor’s family reaches a settlement with the city of Louisville.


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Medicaid rolls are swelling amid the pandemic. It will only get worse. Nevada is Ground Zero.


Plus, President Trump denies climate change as he inspects fire damage out West, and two major glaciers are tearing loose from their restraints in the Atlantic.


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Trump defies local regulations to hold an indoor rally in Nevada


Plus, smoke smothers the Pacific Northwest, hindering firefighting efforts. And Trump appointees seek greater control over CDC reports about the coronavirus.


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