The companies behind the leading COVID-19 vaccines will soon release the first data from large clinical trials. These results won't be definitive, and it's important to keep sight of the bar a vaccine must meet: It must be good enough, writers @sarahzhang: http://on.theatln.tc/b4Ke5vi
Populist and nationalist leaders have benefited from having a like-minded ally in the White House—one who has proved willing to not only turn a blind eye to their illiberal tendencies, but also applaud them, writes @YasmeenSerhan: http://on.theatln.tc/yRp03YU
Like other Democrats trying to flip Republican-held districts, Wendy Davis is trying to woo moderates without alienating progressives, @amandafitzsimo4 reports. http://on.theatln.tc/hmtDbuu
The Trump campaign reluctantly agreed to the measure for the final debate, while calling the limited muting an "attempt to provide advantage" to Joe Biden https://nym.ag/3jmsVv3
The 4-4 decision was a setback for Republicans, but it might have gone differently if Amy Coney Barrett were already confirmed https://nym.ag/34dcXyP
"Georgia O’Keeffe and I stood in front of the painting," Roxana Robinson writes. "She looked quietly at the canvas, as though it were part of her, as if she were alone with it." http://nyer.cm/vvBccZ9
Even with the addition of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, @JeannieSGersen anticipates that Roe v. Wade will be meaningfully curtailed but not eliminated.
In the face of complicated threats like climate change, it’s tempting to talk of the end of days. But for those of us lucky enough to survive any of the crises we so readily describe as “apocalyptic,” there will be no fresh start. http://nyer.cm/pFWZBWx
The longtime Republican strategist Stuart Stevens explains his opposition to Donald Trump, and why he thinks Mitt Romney would have made a great President. http://nyer.cm/YzQCvc5
The statement was met with thousands of replies from well-wishing fans and fellow actors. The message was clear: Abide http://vntyfr.com/QOgDkGu
"I may not be able to change my father’s mind, but together, we can vote this toxic administration out of office." http://vntyfr.com/AbNwisS
Perhaps all these old friends need is an appearance on Verzuz to put this feud to bed once and for all. http://vntyfr.com/eQIJBPu
When the story of a Fairfield County woman’s disappearance went national in 2019, press coverage almost exclusively painted her as a missing mom. But reducing the 50-year-old’s life to a familiar tabloid trope missed so much of her story. http://vntyfr.com/8ioZoCU
Progressives hope Labour and the Greens will align to form a more clearly left-leaning coalition that will encourage and embolden Ardern to reject caution and compromise when it comes to addressing inequality and the climate crisis. https://bit.ly/34cLhKz
"In a country where prime ministers have historically had to pull together multi-party coalitions in order to govern, Ardern’s Labour Party won 64 of 120 seats and could govern without a coalition."
All the elements of the 2016 campaign are in place: hacked emails, allegations of a FBI investigation, allegations of Democratic self-dealing and corruption, allegations of depraved sex crimes against children—plus Steve Bannon and Rudy Giuliani.
A photographer's journey through the dangerous new age of conspiracies in America https://ti.me/2TaIFX3
To help determine your personal threshold and see how you compare to others, TIME developed an interactive quiz that simulates three widely permitted but potentially risky activities: Going to the movies, taking a flight and eating at an indoor restaurant https://ti.me/2H5qTlT
The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state https://ti.me/34d35VT
Trump just tried to insult Joe Biden by saying "he'll listen to the scientists," to which we say EXACTLY https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/scientific-american-endorses-joe-biden1/ via @sciam
Rapid climate change—even just a few degrees of warming—could trigger dramatic bursts of carbon from the thawing Arctic. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/if-past-is-a-guide-arctic-could-be-verging-on-permafrost-collapse/