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The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Plague Election’ Donald Trump Cover

For the cover of the Aug. 17, 2020 issue of TIME, longtime collaborator Tim O’Brien revisited his award-winning series depicting the mounting troubles facing President Trump. The new cover is the fourth installment and the first to depart the Oval Office, painting Trump at sea surrounded by COVID-19, as the White House recedes from view. It accompanies a cover story by TIME national correspondent Molly Ball on the ways the pandemic is transforming the 2020 election.

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The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Plague Election’ Donald Trump Cover

Author Angie Thomas on How Books Are Transforming the Next Generation: ‘They’re Realizing Their Power’

When the killing of George Floyd ignited outrage across the country, author Angie Thomas joined the masses protesting police brutality and racial injustice on the streets of her hometown of Jackson, Miss. Amid fervent chants of “Black Lives Matter” and clenched fists raised in solidarity, Thomas said she saw something that nearly brought her to tears.

3 MIN2 h ago
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Author Angie Thomas on How Books Are Transforming the Next Generation: ‘They’re Realizing Their Power’

Washington Grinds To a Halt, Leaving Americans’ Mounting Problems Unsolved

There are times when everyone in Washington puts their best face forward and projects optimism. As unemployment insurance drops out from under millions of Americans, evictions are no longer banned and even post offices have become an endangered species, this is not one of them. Lawmakers are locked in bitter and increasingly personal negotiations over what comes next to help struggling Americans staring down a pandemic. No solution is in sight.

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Washington Grinds To a Halt, Leaving Americans’ Mounting Problems Unsolved

John Lewis Was the Most Christ-Like Person I Ever Met

I was in my second year at Georgetown Law School at the time of John Lewis’s history-changing march over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965. I remember being outraged at the actions taken by Gov. George Wallace and his state troopers and inspired by the marchers. I could not have possibly known the extraordinary relationship I was to have with the young man from Troy who walked at the front of that march.

3 MIN2 h ago
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John Lewis Was the Most Christ-Like Person I Ever Met

North Korea’s Escalating Coronavirus Response Raises Fears of Outbreak

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries, officials said, as the country's response to a suspected case reinforces doubt about its longstanding claim to be virus-free.

5 MIN13 h ago
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North Korea’s Escalating Coronavirus Response Raises Fears of Outbreak

Disney Wants You to Pay $30 to Watch Mulan From Home. What Does This Mean for Other Upcoming Blockbusters?

Audiences are finally going to get to see the live-action Mulan remake. But it won't exactly be cheap. The film was originally scheduled to release in March but was repeatedly delayed as Disney hoped to wait out the worst of the COVID-19 crisis. Many prognosticators (including this one) assumed that Disney would never drop such a highly-anticipated, potentially lucrative release on its streaming service, Disney+.

7 MIN13 h ago
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Disney Wants You to Pay $30 to Watch Mulan From Home. What Does This Mean for Other Upcoming Blockbusters?

Facebook Deletes a Trump Post for the First Time, Citing Coronavirus Misinformation

Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. The post in question featured a link to a Fox News video in which Trump says children are “virtually immune” to the virus. Facebook said Wednesday that the “video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19 which is a violation of our policies around harmful COVID misinformation.

1 MIN13 h ago
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Facebook Deletes a Trump Post for the First Time, Citing Coronavirus Misinformation

FBI Raids YouTube Star Jake Paul’s Mansion

(LOS ANGELES) — FBI agents including a SWAT team served a search warrant at the home of YouTube star Jake Paul on Wednesday. The FBI executed the search warrant starting at 6 a.m. at the Calabasas, California, mansion in connection with an ongoing investigation, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said in a statement. A judge has sealed the search-warrant affidavit and Eimiller said she could not reveal the nature of the investigation or the person it was served on.

2 MIN13 h ago
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FBI Raids YouTube Star Jake Paul’s Mansion

The Pandemic Is Causing a Shortage of Poll Workers. Can States Recruit Enough By Election Day?

Denis Fortier, a retired education specialist from Lewiston, Me., has worked as a deputy election warden for several years. But both he and his wife Pauline, an election clerk, decided they weren't comfortable working the Maine primary in July due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both are over 70. "It was not an easy decision," Fortier says. "It's not an easy decision whichever way I go for the November elections. I've not made up my mind yet whether I'm going to work or not.

7 MIN14 h ago
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The Pandemic Is Causing a Shortage of Poll Workers. Can States Recruit Enough By Election Day?

Minneapolis Panel Stalls on Plan to Dismantle Police Department

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis commission decided Wednesday to take more time to review a City Council amendment to dismantle the Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, ending the possibility of voters deciding the issue in November. The Charter Commission had expressed concern that the process to change the city’s charter was being rushed after Floyd died following an encounter with a Minneapolis police officer.

4 MIN14 h ago
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Minneapolis Panel Stalls on Plan to Dismantle Police Department

Latest Episodes

The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Plague Election’ Donald Trump Cover

For the cover of the Aug. 17, 2020 issue of TIME, longtime collaborator Tim O’Brien revisited his award-winning series depicting the mounting troubles facing President Trump. The new cover is the fourth installment and the first to depart the Oval Office, painting Trump at sea surrounded by COVID-19, as the White House recedes from view. It accompanies a cover story by TIME national correspondent Molly Ball on the ways the pandemic is transforming the 2020 election.

1 MIN2 h ago
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The Story Behind TIME’s ‘Plague Election’ Donald Trump Cover

Author Angie Thomas on How Books Are Transforming the Next Generation: ‘They’re Realizing Their Power’

When the killing of George Floyd ignited outrage across the country, author Angie Thomas joined the masses protesting police brutality and racial injustice on the streets of her hometown of Jackson, Miss. Amid fervent chants of “Black Lives Matter” and clenched fists raised in solidarity, Thomas said she saw something that nearly brought her to tears.

3 MIN2 h ago
Comments
Author Angie Thomas on How Books Are Transforming the Next Generation: ‘They’re Realizing Their Power’

Washington Grinds To a Halt, Leaving Americans’ Mounting Problems Unsolved

There are times when everyone in Washington puts their best face forward and projects optimism. As unemployment insurance drops out from under millions of Americans, evictions are no longer banned and even post offices have become an endangered species, this is not one of them. Lawmakers are locked in bitter and increasingly personal negotiations over what comes next to help struggling Americans staring down a pandemic. No solution is in sight.

3 MIN2 h ago
Comments
Washington Grinds To a Halt, Leaving Americans’ Mounting Problems Unsolved

John Lewis Was the Most Christ-Like Person I Ever Met

I was in my second year at Georgetown Law School at the time of John Lewis’s history-changing march over the Edmund Pettus Bridge in 1965. I remember being outraged at the actions taken by Gov. George Wallace and his state troopers and inspired by the marchers. I could not have possibly known the extraordinary relationship I was to have with the young man from Troy who walked at the front of that march.

3 MIN2 h ago
Comments
John Lewis Was the Most Christ-Like Person I Ever Met

North Korea’s Escalating Coronavirus Response Raises Fears of Outbreak

(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea is quarantining thousands of people and shipping food and other aid to a southern city locked down over coronavirus worries, officials said, as the country's response to a suspected case reinforces doubt about its longstanding claim to be virus-free.

5 MIN13 h ago
Comments
North Korea’s Escalating Coronavirus Response Raises Fears of Outbreak

Disney Wants You to Pay $30 to Watch Mulan From Home. What Does This Mean for Other Upcoming Blockbusters?

Audiences are finally going to get to see the live-action Mulan remake. But it won't exactly be cheap. The film was originally scheduled to release in March but was repeatedly delayed as Disney hoped to wait out the worst of the COVID-19 crisis. Many prognosticators (including this one) assumed that Disney would never drop such a highly-anticipated, potentially lucrative release on its streaming service, Disney+.

7 MIN13 h ago
Comments
Disney Wants You to Pay $30 to Watch Mulan From Home. What Does This Mean for Other Upcoming Blockbusters?

Facebook Deletes a Trump Post for the First Time, Citing Coronavirus Misinformation

Facebook has deleted a post by President Donald Trump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreading misinformation about the coronavirus. The post in question featured a link to a Fox News video in which Trump says children are “virtually immune” to the virus. Facebook said Wednesday that the “video includes false claims that a group of people is immune from COVID-19 which is a violation of our policies around harmful COVID misinformation.

1 MIN13 h ago
Comments
Facebook Deletes a Trump Post for the First Time, Citing Coronavirus Misinformation

FBI Raids YouTube Star Jake Paul’s Mansion

(LOS ANGELES) — FBI agents including a SWAT team served a search warrant at the home of YouTube star Jake Paul on Wednesday. The FBI executed the search warrant starting at 6 a.m. at the Calabasas, California, mansion in connection with an ongoing investigation, FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller said in a statement. A judge has sealed the search-warrant affidavit and Eimiller said she could not reveal the nature of the investigation or the person it was served on.

2 MIN13 h ago
Comments
FBI Raids YouTube Star Jake Paul’s Mansion

The Pandemic Is Causing a Shortage of Poll Workers. Can States Recruit Enough By Election Day?

Denis Fortier, a retired education specialist from Lewiston, Me., has worked as a deputy election warden for several years. But both he and his wife Pauline, an election clerk, decided they weren't comfortable working the Maine primary in July due to the coronavirus pandemic. Both are over 70. "It was not an easy decision," Fortier says. "It's not an easy decision whichever way I go for the November elections. I've not made up my mind yet whether I'm going to work or not.

7 MIN14 h ago
Comments
The Pandemic Is Causing a Shortage of Poll Workers. Can States Recruit Enough By Election Day?

Minneapolis Panel Stalls on Plan to Dismantle Police Department

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis commission decided Wednesday to take more time to review a City Council amendment to dismantle the Police Department in the wake of George Floyd’s death, ending the possibility of voters deciding the issue in November. The Charter Commission had expressed concern that the process to change the city’s charter was being rushed after Floyd died following an encounter with a Minneapolis police officer.

4 MIN14 h ago
Comments
Minneapolis Panel Stalls on Plan to Dismantle Police Department
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