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Key election official raises alarm over expanded mail-in voting

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, more Americans are expected to vote by mail. NBC News reached out to election officials in all 50 states to see what measures they’ve put in place, and what kinds of resources they require to keep up with demand.June 29, 2020

Hunt For A Vaccine In Election Season Raises Concerns In Congress

Army Gen. Gustave Perna testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday on his nomination to oversee the COVID-19 vaccine project. Chip Somodevilla/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chip Somodevilla/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Army Gen. Gustave Perna testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday on his nomination to oversee the…

Wisconsin Election Fight Heralds a National Battle Over Virus-Era Voting

The sole polling location for city of Waukesha, Wis., on Monday, the day before the state’s scheduled election. Many states across the country have postponed their elections because of the coronavirus.Credit...Scott Trindl/Scott Trindl, via Associated PressApril 6, 2020Updated 8:53 p.m. ETMILWAUKEE — Wisconsin voters will face a choice between protecting their health and exercising their…

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The Re-Re-Reinvention of Mark Wahlberg

*Editors Note: Men’s Health conducted its interview with Mark Wahlberg on May 1, 2020 for the cover of the July/August issue. The article has been updated to reflect recent and ongoing events.It’s May 1, and Wahlberg has been sheltering at home for 39 days with his wife, Rhea Durham; his two daughters, Ella, 16, and…

Black Lives Matter Message Belongs in Schools

Washington state's educators face much uncertainty this fall. How will COVID-19 and the recession impact school budgets? Will we be face-to-face with our students or teaching remotely, or both? What if we or our students or family members test positive...Read Full Article »

A Plea to Kanye West: Don’t. Simply Do not

Dean Obeidallah, CNN July 7, 2020 Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, FileDean Obeidallah writes that even if Kanye West's tweet about running for the presidency is just a publicity stunt, it's a dangerous distraction in an America reeling under Covid-19 and record unemployment rates.Read Full Article » Related Topics: Election 2020 Comment Show comments Hide Comments Log In…

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