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Biles hasn’t committed to competing, citing the mental strain of focusing on peak performance for 15 more months, along with her ongoing frustrations with how USA Gymnastics addressed the abuse she and fellow athletes suffered at the hands of Larry Nassar.

Was the deck stacked against the left, or did the left blow it? Let’s look at both perspectives.

How Americans view the coronavirus crisis and Trump's response -->

Biles would be favored to win many gold medals no matter when the Olympics were held; she hasn’t lost an all-around competition she entered since 2013.

Dr. Fauci has been dreading a pandemic like COVID-19 for years.

Trump has touted hydroxychloroquine as a way to fight COVID-19. But scientists don’t know the risks of giving this drug -- or any other medication -- to coronavirus patients.

11 governorships are up for grabs in 2020. Here’s what’s happening.

It was a roller-coaster season for Michigan State, our men’s bracket champion*.

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Trump kept up a running commentary while Clinton was speaking, although he seldom wrested the floor from her.…

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Once again, immigrants commit violent crimes at lower rates than U.S.-born citizens.

Science says toxic masculinity — more than alcohol — leads to sexual assault.

Here’s the most disproportionately consumed Thanksgiving side dish in each region:

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It's incredibly rare for a grand jury to do what Ferguson's just did: #Ferguson 

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Anyone with questions about voter intimidation can contact the DOJ Voting Rights Hotline at 800-253-3931 or email voting.sectio @usdoj .gov.

Do you think the country will elect a woman president in the next 20 years? Stacey Abrams: Yes. Do you think they'll elect a black woman? Stacey Abrams: Yes. Do you think they'll elect you? Stacey Abrams: Yes. That's my plan. And I'm very pragmatic.

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