Pope Francis Appoints First African-American Cardinal

Pope Francis Appoints First African-American Cardinal

Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, who led the Roman Catholic Church’s response to the sexual abuse crisis in the early 2000s, was among 13 new cardinals named on Sunday.Read More

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Several Pence Aides Test Positive for Coronavirus

Six states broke records as the virus surged at an alarming pace. A single case disrupts life in Kashgar, in China’s West.Read More

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The Sunday Read: ‘My Mustache, My Self’

The Sunday Read: ‘My Mustache, My Self’

How one writer’s facial hair experiment in quarantine led to a deep consideration of his Blackness.Read More

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2020 Election, Coronavirus Surge, Fall Cocktails: Your Weekend Briefing

2020 Election, Coronavirus Surge, Fall Cocktails: Your Weekend Briefing

Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.Read More

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The Essential Agatha Christie

Whether you want to be scared, shocked or stumped, we will help you pick your poison. Strychnine-laced cocoa, anyone?Read More

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In Miami-Dade County, Younger Cuban Voters Offer Opening for Trump

In Miami-Dade County, Younger Cuban Voters Offer Opening for Trump

Newer Cuban immigrants who previously had little engagement in American politics have started to identify as Trump Republicans. It could give the president a boost in a critical swing state.Read More

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Why False Positives Matter, Too

Why False Positives Matter, Too

False negatives are not the only troublesome outcome of a faulty coronavirus test.Read More

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Why Trump Can’t Take Red Counties in North Carolina for Granted

Why Trump Can’t Take Red Counties in North Carolina for Granted

Even some people in Gastonia, N.C., are a little perplexed about why the president was holding a rally in a small community that’s already in his camp.Read More

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Democrats Hope 2020 Is the Year They Flip the Texas House

Democrats Hope 2020 Is the Year They Flip the Texas House

Republicans have controlled the state government since 2003. An anti-Trump surge could give Democrats a crucial boost.Read More

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Conservative News Sites Fuel Voter Fraud Misinformation

Conservative News Sites Fuel Voter Fraud Misinformation

Breitbart, The Washington Examiner and others amplify false claims of rampant cheating in what a new Harvard study calls a “propaganda feedback loop.”Read More

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