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Meet Members of a Historic University of California Class

ImageFor the first time in the U.C. system’s history, Chicano or Latino students made up the greatest share of Californians admitted to the freshman class.Credit…Jeff Chiu/Associated Press Good morning. This…

Rashida Tlaib Holds Off Primary Challenge in a Victory for Progressives

Representative Rashida Tlaib, Democrat of Michigan, beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a repeat rival, significantly widening her 2018 margin of victory and helping to cement the staying power…

Mail Voting’s Latest Test

Yesterday was another mid-pandemic primary night, and early signs are that it went pretty well. It’s Wednesday, and this is your politics tip sheet. Sign up here to get On…

Biden Announces $280 Million Fall Ad Buy Across 15 States

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s campaign announced a $280 million fall advertising blitz on Wednesday, outlining plans for $220 million in television and $60 million in digital ads across 15 states…

If Public Schools Are Closed, Should Private Schools Have to Follow?

Facing a resurgence of the coronavirus, public schools in the suburbs of the nation’s capital decided in recent weeks that more than a million children would start the school year…

So You Want to Volunteer in a Coronavirus Vaccine Trial

Maybe you are an altruist looking for a way to help fight the coronavirus. Maybe you are hoping to be among the first to try an experimental vaccine. Or maybe…

Tennessee Republicans, Once Moderate and Genteel, Turn Toxic in the Trump Era

On July 25, Republicans in Grundy County, Tenn., gathered to hear the candidates in the state’s Senate Republican primary hold forth ahead of Thursday’s election. Most of them kept their…

Cori Bush Defeats William Lacy Clay in a Show of Progressive Might

ST. LOUIS — Cori Bush, a progressive activist and a leader of the swelling protest movement for racial justice, toppled Representative William Lacy Clay Jr. of Missouri in a Democratic…

Second Person Used Covid Relief Money to Buy a Lamborghini, Prosecutors Say

ImageA Lamborghini Urus at a car show in Frankfurt in 2019. The authorities say a Texas man spent $233,337.60 on a Urus using pandemic relief money.Credit…Sascha Steinbach/EPA, via Shutterstock A Texas…

Lost Teenager Found After Spending 9 Days in Washington State Forest

Early on July 24, Giovanna Fuda left her home in Maple Valley, Wash., and went for a drive. She ended up about 90 miles northeast of her hometown, in a…