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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (Oct. 27)
Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
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Which National Park Are You Most Likely to Die Visiting?
Drowning was the leading cause of death.
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newsweek.com
Trump, Biden favorability unchanged as 2020 race heads into final week: POLL
Donald Trump and Joe Biden enter the final week of a bitter campaign with their favorability ratings unchanged, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll finds.
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Celebrating Halloween? We've maxed out on dread in 2020
With Halloween 2020 just days away, Holly Thomas explains why Halloween-as-usual feels so horribly uncomfortable this year. It's not just the safety concerns posed by the pandemic, she writes; it's also the cultural benchmarks it spotlights that track how much we've all changed over these long months.
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Native Americans battle COVID-19 and other voting obstacles as Election Day nears
COVID-19 has disproportionately sickened or killed Native Americans across the U.S., creating another Election Day challenge for many tribal members.        
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Turbulent week of weather is ahead for much of the country
It is going to be a turbulent week of weather across the entire U.S. with extremely critical fire conditions in California and a tropical system approaching the Gulf.
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He fought for Black voting rights after the Civil War. He was almost killed for it.
Elected to the Georgia state Senate in 1868, Tunis G. Campbell spent his life championing the rights of Black people, meeting with fierce resistance at every step.
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Election 2020: Latinx Women's Vote Could Affect The Outcome
"It's the dehumanizing rhetoric President Trump uses when referring to immigrants," that drove Lourdes Vázquez to become a U.S. citizen and to vote in this election for the first time, she says.
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The NFL COVID-19 plan isn't working. Fix it to protect players, profits and US society.
Americans need sports as an escape and a recharge. But COVID is hard to control and can be devastating. The NFL's current plan is unacceptable.        
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Column: This year's political ads: The good, the bad and the deceptive
2020 campaign ads mirror the candidates they represent. Trump's are angry, negative and often dishonest. Biden's are calmer and easier on the nerves.
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Op-Ed: The roots of California's tattered economy were planted long before the coronavirus arrived
Dependence on tech industries can't help the state recover lower-wage job losses or reduce the entrenched inequality that makes California susceptible to rolling catastrophes.
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Deroy Murdock: Trump’s 4 Nobel Peace Prize nominations show he’s a peacemaker — not warmonger as critics claim
Nobel Peace Prize nominations are landing in President Trump’s path like rose petals. Since last month, Trump has earned a stunning four such honors.
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What Tech Giants Google and Microsoft Now Have in Common | Opinion
Mitch McConnell continues his Ebenezer Scrooge act in time for the holidays, the Department of Justice declares war on Google, and why all CEO pay isn't created equal.
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Our leadership is hapless. But individuals can outsmart the virus.
We can bend the trajectory of this pandemic, and we must.
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The high cost of confirming Amy Coney Barrett
Enlarging the court will be the only way to undo conservative radicalism.
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Why Trump could face a Jimmy Carter scenario
The last president facing re-election troubles like Donald Trump's was Jimmy Carter in 1980. Injured by recession and impotent against a national crisis, Carter lost big.
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Republicans' claims about Amy Coney Barrett insult our intelligence
Ahead of Judge Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation to the Supreme Court, Jill Filipovic says that if Barrett's beliefs, statements or omissions during her confirmation heraings were made law, it could harm millions of Americans and that she is out of step with the Pope's recent stance on LGBTQ unions and families.
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Americans Have Lost Sight of What Fascism Means
How do Americans decide what to be outraged about? It seems like ancient history now, but that was one of the questions The New York Times inadvertently raised in June when it appended an editor’s note to an op-ed by Senator Tom Cotton—a piece that some on the Times staff saw as presenting a physical danger not only to the country but to themselves.The op-ed called for American troops to be sent to “restore order” to cities experiencing violent protests. Outside and inside the Times, it was widely condemned as “fascist” or fascist-adjacent. More recently, though, the Times published an op-ed of a similar vein, except this time readers had the opportunity to glimpse what actual fascism looks like. Fascism, in today’s context, isn’t mere authoritarianism, but the attempt to suppress all dissent, public or private, in the name of the nation; it is the expression of a regimented society that elevates order as both the means and end of all political life.The October 1 op-ed, by Regina Ip, a member of Hong Kong’s Executive Council, captured such sentiments well. Ip laid out the case for a new Chinese-backed security law that would effectively criminalize anything that might be perceived as “subversion.” Included was one of the most disturbing passages I have read in an American publication: To some, the new national security law is especially chilling because it seems simultaneously vague and very severe. But many laws are vague, constructively so. And this one only seems severe precisely because it fills longstanding loopholes—about subversion, secession, local terrorism, collusion with external forces. One person’s “severe” is someone else’s intended effect. This time, though, no staff revolt occurred, even though Ip’s article was an elaborate if refreshingly frank endorsement of real fascism.[Read: Hong Kong is a colony once more]Outrage is always selective. I could have written about something else, but I decided to write about this. The question remains: Why did readers who were infuriated by Cotton’s argument seem to shrug off Ip’s?Words matter because they help order our understanding of politics both at home and abroad. If Cotton is a fascist, then we don’t know what fascism is. And if we don’t know what fascism is, then we will struggle to identify it when it threatens millions of lives—which is precisely what is happening today in areas under Beijing’s control. Chinese authorities have tightened their grip on Hong Kong. And while the world watches, they are undertaking one of the most terrifying campaigns of ethnic cleansing and cultural genocide since World War II in Xinjiang province, with more than 1 million Muslim Uighurs in internment camps, as well as reports of forced sterilization and mass rape.For morality to operate, moral proportion is required. Unfortunately, the Trump era has badly damaged our ability to see what’s right in front of our noses.[Read: Saving Uighur culture from genocide]Today, the United States is consumed by internal divisions, which means that the flow of ideas is the reverse of what it otherwise might be. Instead of solving problems through the very democratic institutions that once gave inspiration abroad, we now import foreign notions from Europe’s dark past in an attempt to comprehend what seems incomprehensible here in our own country. Donald Trump’s election led to a whole cottage industry of thinking that fascism is near, right here at home. It has grown steadily, reaching its culmination in the lead-up to the November election. In the past month alone, readers have seen Mussolini comparisons from eminent historians, explainers on what it’s like to live through a civil war, and an endless stream of warnings about Reichstag fires and a “fascist coup.” Here, Trump deserves some of the blame. He has a knack for bringing out the worst in his opponents, giving them license to use the very hyperbole and distortion that they criticize in others. This is one of many reasons to hope he is voted out of office.If America doesn’t descend into fascism—and Joe Biden wins by a comfortable margin and Republicans accept the result, however reluctantly—then Americans will be able, once again, to gain a proper perspective on their long, four-year episode of unreason and myopia. Sometimes, life is elsewhere. In some places, democracy, or what’s left of it, is truly under threat. One of those places is Hong Kong.The Chinese regime’s authoritarian impulses are still more evident in Xinjiang, where the sterilization of Uighur women is systematic, with the intent to decrease the Muslim population. Chinese companies have made beauty products for export with what appears to be the human hair of Uighurs in internment camps. Chinese authorities have organized the “Pair Up and Become Family” campaign, in which more than 1 million party cadres have been dispatched to live in Uighur households, monitoring families’ every move, with new male “relatives” sleeping with Uighur women and forcing marriage, while many of their actual male relatives are detained in the camps. There is another name for this, and it’s rape.Americans are not unusual in caring less about tragedies in countries other than their own. The atrocities committed against the Uighurs, however, attract less attention than they should in part because of whom they’re committed by. Getting large numbers of people genuinely worked up about what China does is difficult. Abuses at home make mainstream commentators and analysts wary about highlighting them in authoritarian regimes, if only because Americans feel our own hypocrisy is more glaring. “The United States cannot credibly speak against abuses in other nations,” Alexandra Schmitt of the Center for American Progress has argued, “if its own policies are perpetuating human rights abuses abroad or if it is failing to uphold and protect rights at home.”[Read: Uighurs can’t escape Chinese repression, even in Europe]When I requested comment about the Times’ decision to publish Ip’s op-ed, the acting editorial-page editor, Katie Kingsbury, responded in a statement that the paper had also published a variety of prodemocracy opinions, including from its own editorial board. “Regina Ip’s Op-Ed,” the statement continued, “allowed our readers to hear another side of the debate from a member of the Executive Council of Hong Kong.” Yet Ip’s piece was less a reasoned argument than an explicit assertion of Beijing’s right to repress. This is not a debate that requires a careful exposition of both sides, in part because there isn’t another side to defend. It is one thing for American news outlets to publish perspectives from authoritarian heads of state in the interest of informing. It is quite another to publish actual, and not merely imagined, articulations of the kind of fascism and totalitarianism that the Chinese regime upholds daily.Liberals and liberal institutions feel understandable discomfort in portraying China as an enemy, since this is what Trump has done—often with considerable resort to xenophobia and without distinguishing between the Chinese regime and the Chinese people. To attack and focus attention on China also runs the risk of boosting the Trump administration’s narrative that China is America’s new enemy. That Trump might be right on one thing is certainly possible, but that doesn’t make the idea of agreeing with him any less uncomfortable.This can sometimes lead to a moral equivalence, where the United States, under Trump, is relegated to the same plane as the Chinese regime on issues such as digital surveillance. It follows, then, that trying to exclude Chinese technology from American networks and markets would be the height of hypocrisy, as Sam Biddle has argued in The Intercept. This summer, Trump’s efforts to pry the popular app TikTok away from its China-based parent company prompted the writer (and former Times editorial-board member) Sarah Jeong to wonder, “‘Is the United States better, worse, or the same as China?’ … In 2020, this is becoming a genuinely difficult question to answer.” After all, Jeong reasoned, “China brutally represses its political dissidents; in America, law enforcement in military camouflage have grabbed protesters off the streets and shoved them into unmarked vans.”Jeong went further than most in drawing an equivalency between China and Trump’s America. Still, the Chinese regime does tend to garner more respect and deference among a certain kind of American observer than the Trump administration does. China, if one puts human-rights abuses aside, can seem tantalizingly efficient—a technocrat’s dream paradise, where unelected leaders “get things done.” Some of this fascination with the Chinese miracle was on display in a 2018 Times article with the suggestive headline “The American Dream Is Alive. In China.” Its authors took at face value polling that the Chinese are now “among the most optimistic people in the world—much more so than Americans and Europeans.” Since then, China’s seemingly effective response to COVID-19 has only made American incompetence starker.[Read: How history gets rewritten]These developments, some of them quite recent, conspire to China’s advantage. After all, Trump is a greater threat to the American self-conception than China is. The dislike and even hatred directed toward the Trump administration is partly born of the gap between expectation and reality, one that has widened perilously over the course of the past four years. Americans believe that they can, and should, be better. Few have any such expectations about China’s morality or inherent goodness. Many feel a sense of futility that nothing much can be done.But this is no justification for twisting the meaning of words such as fascist beyond recognition. Doing so has been a long-standing practice. As George Orwell wrote in 1944, “I have heard it applied to farmers, shopkeepers, Social Credit, corporal punishment, fox-hunting, bull-fighting, the 1922 Committee, the 1941 Committee, Kipling, Gandhi, Chiang Kai-Shek, homosexuality, Priestley’s broadcasts, Youth Hostels, astrology, women, dogs and I do not know what else.” But as citizens of a country apart, across an ocean, Americans were spared at least some of this lexiconic plasticity—until now.A world where a Republican senator in a democracy—even a flawed democracy—is deemed fascist and therefore beyond the bounds of respectable discussion, while actual authoritarians, or worse, are free to propagate their views with little public censure is a world that is upside down. Words should mean something, and if Americans insist on instrumentalizing them for political objectives, however just, then journalists and analysts will no longer have the language to describe the worst threats from the worst actors.What the Chinese Communist Party is doing is not unspeakable. It can and should be spoken about, however difficult that may be. Moral clarity requires us to seek both accuracy and proportion. Anything less does a disservice to those who have actually struggled, fought, and died against fascism. If Americans, even for just a moment, could look beyond Trump, they might realize that another world—one where fascism is a living, breathing thing—awaits them.
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Boy, 3, dies at his birthday celebration after accidentally shooting himself
A 3-year-old boy has died at his birthday celebration after finding a family member’s gun and accidentally shooting himself in the chest.
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Air Force vet would be California's first Black GOP woman elected to US House
An Air Force veteran in Southern California would be the state’s first Black Republican woman elected to a U.S. House seat if she’s able to unseat her Democratic opponent in November, according to a report.
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Op-Ed: The COVID-19 vaccines are coming. Here's how they should be rolled out
Well before Operation Warp Speed delivers COVID-19 vaccines en masse, we need to be prepared to distribute them effectively. Here's how we should do it.
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latimes.com
Op-Ed: Is 2020 shaping up to be 2016 redux?
A blue-state Democrat and a red-state Republican discuss the week in politics.
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NFL Week 7 roundtable: Which quarterbacks most need to turn things around?
The pressure is rising for several quarterbacks throughout the NFL, and a few could be on the verge of getting the hook as starters.       
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Big Ten power rankings: Ohio State stays on top while Penn State falls
Ranking the Big Ten from first (Ohio State) to worst (Michigan State) after the league's opening weekend.        
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Letters to the Editor: No, the Democrats haven't been trying to overturn the 2016 election
A letter writer accused Democrats of trying to overturn the 2016 election. Here is why that's wrong on so many levels.
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Op-Ed: The pandemic made me a farmer again
An acre in the suburbs is not a farm of course, laid out within earshot of city hall and the state highway. Yet garden work can be farm work.
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Editorial: If shopping malls across California can reopen, museums should be able to do so too
Our vigilance toward reopening malls amid COVID-19 should be accompanied by a willingness to adapt museums to have visitors again as well.
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Letters to the Editor: Catholics value dispassionate reasoning. Our courts could use more of that
It may not appeal to the left, but the kind of sober, reasoned thinking emphasized by the Catholic Church propels our legal process.
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Editorial: U.S. should go warp speed on testing too
It's not too late for the U.S. to make up for it's failure on coronavirus testing. That's the only way to safely reopen schools, churches and businesses before there's a vaccine that's widely available.
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D.C.-area forecast: And now for something totally different
A dreary, damp and cool Sunday is a dramatic shift from recent days. More rain possible by Wednesday night and Thursday.
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Letters to the Editor: We can build all-electric buildings today. Cities should require them
Architects are already designing and building all-electric structures. Cities like Los Angeles should not wait for state mandates before acting.
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latimes.com
Letters to the Editor: Every L.A. neighborhood needs a 'mask cop' like Charles Dirks
The 81-year-old college professor who harangues maskless walkers and praises people whose faces are covered earns mostly praise from our readers.
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How Biden has more paths than Trump to 270 electoral votes
Poll of the week: A new Muhlenberg College/Morning Call poll of likely Pennsylvania voters finds former Vice President Joe Biden at 51% to President Donald Trump's 44%.
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2020 Election, Coronavirus Surge, Fall Cocktails: Your Weekend Briefing
Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.
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nytimes.com
Sally Pipes: BidenCare would bring socialized medicine and end private health insurance
When President Trump accused Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at their debate Thursday of supporting socialized medicine, Biden called the claim “ridiculous.” But in fact, Trump is right.
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foxnews.com
Cartoonist and Journalist Joe Sacco on How He Earns His Sources’ Trust
In his new book Paying the Land, Joe Sacco takes us through the painful history of the Northwestern Territory’s indigenous people.
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slate.com
Joe Biden, Hunter Biden and the politics of unconditional love
What the vice president’s relationship with his son tells us.
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washingtonpost.com
As elections officials process voters’ mail-in ballots, some envelopes contain surprises
Thank you notes, copies of identification cards, and errant signatures are among the things officials have seen.
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The Good Lord Bird and the Bloody Comedy of John Brown
It’s the rare adaptation that deepens and enriches the novel on which it’s based.
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slate.com
From coronavirus to race to the economy, Wisconsin is a microcosm of the forces roiling America
The state may be the tipping point in the presidential election, and deservedly so.
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washingtonpost.com
A winter storm may soon be a natural fire hydrant to Colorado's East Troublesome Fire
Despite red flag weather warnings, officials battling the Colorado East Troublesome Fire said conditions are improving to bring the blaze under control.
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Adele Doesn't Want To Be Too Political, Thanks Sarah Palin 'For Everything' In SNL Monologue
The Grammy-winning singer said she was "absolutely thrilled" to be hosting SNL after first appearing on the show as a musical guest in 2008.
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newsweek.com
Jennifer Lawrence said she confronted Anderson Cooper after he accused her of fake Oscars fall
Actress Jennifer Lawrence last week revealed the time she let CNN's Anderson Cooper have it over his accusation that she faked her fall climbing the stage steps to accept her 2013 Oscar.
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foxnews.com
White House Sought to Silence News of Vice President COVID-19 Outbreak: Report
Mike Pence's chief of staff has tested positive for COVID-19, while there are reports of other members of his staff having been diagnosed.
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newsweek.com
Saturday Night Live Presents Last Week’s Debate, But With Jokes!
Starring Jim Carrey, Alec Baldwin, Maya Rudolph, and one member of the show’s cast.
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slate.com
How a Christian Rocker Built a Covid Protest Movement
Sean Feucht, a Trump-aligned guitarist and failed congressional candidate, has traveled the country channeling the frustration of Americans who chafe at health restrictions on religious worship.
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politico.com
They're key allies of Benjamin Netanyahu. They're also fueling Israel's big COVID-19 spike
Israel's ultra-Orthodox are key to Benjamin Netanyahu's bid to stay in power, but their resistance to coronavirus restrictions is causing tensions.
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latimes.com
They’re Afraid. They’re Buying Guns. But They’re Not Voting for Trump.
The drumbeat of national crisis is driving first-time gun sales across the country. The buyers aren’t who you might expect.
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