Immigration enforcement increases as Election Day draws near
Trump Administration Ramps Up ICE Raids Ahead of the Election

Two unnamed ICE officials told the Washington Post that the increase in raids were more about politics than enforcement, as President Donald Trump has repeatedly condemned so-called sanctuary cities.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is the first major-party nominee in the United States to speak about violence against transgender women of color in a public forum. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Biden Just Took a Stand for Trans Women in a Way That No Presidential Nominee Ever Has

Echoing one of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's primary campaign themes, Biden declared that he would "flat out" change the harmful executive orders President Trump has used to target transgender Americans.

Voter ID laws mostly serve to disenfranchise voters rather than prevent voter fraud (which is less common than getting struck by lightning).
Voter ID Laws Don’t Stop Fraud, They Stop Voting

Texas, Georgia, and 33 other US states have voter ID laws in place for the 2020 election. They don't stop voter fraud, but they do prevent thousands of registered voters from casting ballots.

Third wave of coronavirus hits US
How Biden Wants to Go to War With the Third COVID Wave

The United States is facing a third wave of coronavirus-related hospitalizations. It's another indication of how poorly President Donald Trump has handled the COVID-19 pandemic.

Naperville, Illinois
Trump’s Racist Rhetoric About Suburbs Erases the Immigrants and Refugees Who Live There

The president has repeatedly suggested that “minorities” in the suburbs are "ruining the American Dream." The facts say otherwise.

Pauses in vaccine trials are a normal part of any clinical study, though they complicate President Trump's wishful timeline for a COVID vaccine.
Want a Safe and Effective COVID Vaccine? Then Pauses in Clinical Trials Are a Must.

Developing a vaccine is complicated, even with billions of dollars and government support. But to have a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine, pauses in trials and FDA oversight are necessary.

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Laptop Shortages Across US Widen Education Gap Even More

Families struggle to afford laptops, even in school districts that promised to buy each child a device.