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Donald Trump rallied in a town that canceled its beloved pumpkin festival because of the coronavirus. The biggest crowd Kamala Harris saw was a long line of voters.
“A lot of people are one illness or injury away from bankruptcy,” Democratic Senate candidate MJ Hegar said.
After finding myself in the ER in March, I had to learn to listen to the world again.
This has been a year of wincing and waiting for the next blow. I’ve learned that hope is best understood not as an emotion, but an orientation.
“I think there’s a fairly obvious explanation. It’s that the ghost of Ruth Bader Ginsburg cursed him.”
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From the violent crackdown against protesters in Nigeria to the ongoing election in the United States, here are some of the most powerful photos of this week.
“I’m chiding them for breaking the rules, and I had hooked up with this guy and was now potentially super-spreading to my family.”
The Presidential Debates Gave People Of Color Old Fights Over The Past And Little Insight Into The Future
The debates between Joe Biden and Donald Trump focused less on their plans for Black and brown Americans than on their pasts.
"We're Learning To Live With It": Trump Dismissed The Virus That's Killed 220,000 Americans And Put Him In The Hospital
During the final debate, President Donald Trump said the coronavirus was going away, even as a third wave of COVID-19 cases sweeps most of the country.
“I can’t say that Chris Pratt is necessarily a Republican boogeyman like many want him to be.”
"It is absolutely not a blockbuster drug or a miracle drug," one expert said. "We give it because we don’t have anything better."
“What I’m trying to do is engage more Americans in speaking up about what they need,” said Katie Porter.
Even people who built rainy day funds over years are watching their savings run down to zero, with no relief from the government in sight.
The president has done nothing but “completely screw this up,” Obama said in Philadelphia.
“This is going to live in my brain forever completely rent-free.”
Carson, a medical doctor, was not wearing a mask at an event in a state that requires masks "in indoor public settings."
“I don’t know how people do it alone without some sort of community backing.”
This Is The Backstory Of The Viral Photo Of A Black Woman Holding Her Son While Waiting In Line To Vote
"This is everything, everything that is going on in America with Black people," she told BuzzFeed News.
If you back has been low-key (or high-key) bothering you, you're not the only one.
“I’ve been able to relate to this desire to run away from the election because I’ve been running away from politics my whole life.”
Former Trump Supporters Are Revealing Their "Breaking Points" And Why They Won't Vote For Him In 2020
"I have questioned my vote for him since day one, but when he said 'it is what it is' about the COVID deaths, I was done."
Six women spoke with BuzzFeed News about their fears about bringing a child into a world that feels on the edge of collapse — and why they’re choosing to do it anyway.
Here’s How Private Equity Firms Targeted Republican Sen. John Cornyn With Dark Money To Preserve Surprise Medical Billing
Private equity waged a yearlong dark money campaign so they could continue to profit off of emergency room patients getting hit with exorbitant medical bills. It worked.
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The daughter of former Trump strategist Kellyanne Conway has been treated as a political hero, but fellow teens just find her relatable.
A FEMA spokesperson told BuzzFeed News the agency has “disposed of” 45 Russian ventilators delivered as part of a US–Russia exchange of medical supplies but never used.
A Texas woman in her thirties died after she had trouble breathing while the plane was on the tarmac.
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Gov. Whitmer Accused Trump Of Inciting Domestic Terrorism For Encouraging "Lock Her Up" Chants Days After The Kidnapping Plot Against Her
"The president is at it again, inspiring and incentivizing and inciting this kind of domestic terrorism," Michigan's governor, Gretchen Whitmer, said.
The remote US territory of American Samoa has not recorded a single case of COVID-19 after shutting itself off to the world in March. Even some locals can't get home.
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“Have you seen the divorce papers? Are you sure that’s what’s happening here?”
From the confirmation hearings of Amy Coney Barrett to early voting, these are some of the most powerful photos of this week.
Instead of a debate, the two candidates held dueling town halls. They couldn't have been more different from one another.
There's a lot of room between "get wasted at bars" and "never leave your house again" and we need to find it.
Some Republicans wonder if it’s already too late for Trump in Ohio and fear he will drag down-ballot candidates down with him.
Trump Said Don’t Let COVID Dominate Your Life. These Millennials Don’t Know If They Will Ever Get Better.
“Why is his life more valuable than mine? Then he mocks this illness that has ruined my life.”
Joe Biden, whom the campaign said was not in close contact with either of the individuals who tested positive, will keep his schedule.
A week after White House officials met with scientists endorsing herd immunity, dozens of other researchers called it “a dangerous fallacy unsupported by scientific evidence.”
“It’s like she’s reading an ad of what Paris is supposed to be.”
Trump and his campaign are keeping focused on their base, and the base doesn't want to hear about the coronavirus. Even among older adults in Florida.
The senator is famous for her intense questioning of Trump allies. But as Democrats’ vice presidential nominee, she tried something different.
Listen: Chris Harrison Says The COVID-19 Season Of "The Bachelorette" Will Be The Most Dramatic Ever
“I think collectively at the end of the show, when we show you that super tease, everybody’s brains are just gonna explode.”
"In the beginning, I couldn’t deal with it that well."
Two Major COVID Clinical Trials Were Paused Over Safety Concerns — Which Is Exactly How Trials Should Work
Trials for Eli Lilly’s antibody treatment and Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine were both paused this week.
A Flight Attendant On TikTok Revealed All The Things You Should Never Touch On An Airplane, And It's So Gross
"I have seen so many parents use this as a changing table for their child's diaper."
*visions of sitting cows dance in our heads*
Gal Gadot Broke Her Silence On Her Controversial "Imagine" Video, Calling It "Not The Right Good Deed"
"I started it, and I can only say that I meant to do something good and pure, and it didn’t transcend."
We've Been Living With COVID-19 For Over 6 Months. How Does Your Dating And Sex Life Compare With Others?
Have you gone all these months without making out with a stranger?
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Trump’s doctor cited a rapid test as a key factor in determining that he is “not infectious,” but the CDC does not recommend using such tests to clear sick patients from isolating.
“It’s incredibly scary that the president’s doctor will not explicitly say that he tested negative.”
Yaron Oren-Pines promised 1,450 ventilators but never delivered. Six months later, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling it a “scam” and said law enforcement is investigating.
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The death of patient #10451 in Guatemala's only psychiatric hospital revealed a life that slipped through the cracks even before the pandemic cut it short.
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The president has repeatedly claimed that he is immune to COVID-19. His doctors have not said when he last tested negative or if he is still on medication.
How has your classroom changed now that it's online?
Tana French chatting with Ruth Ware, Ina Garten presenting her new Barefoot Contessa cookbook, a spotlight on Indigenous voices, and much more.
"I still haven't seen her physically."
The pandemic isn't over just because you're over it.
The Trump campaign has launched Operation MAGA in Florida, while the president recovers from COVID-19. It doesn’t quite have the same feel.
This is one of the most bizarre weeks in US history. A day in the life of the senator who’s running for reelection, preparing for Supreme Court hearings, cohabiting for the first time in his life, and self-quarantining through it.
Trump and Biden, however, have agreed to debate at Belmont University in Nashville on Oct. 22.
“How can we possibly be ready to return to the office when this entire process has been so utterly and completely mishandled?”
From Trump's brief hospital stay, to treat the coronavirus to the ongoing fight against systemic racism and climate change, these were some of the most powerful photos of this week.
"So they are very mobile and they are very fast. So don't think that that lazy, big, fat-looking alligator cannot outrun you. They can outrun you."
For months, a small group of scientists has pushed policies that mainstream health experts say would cause many more COVID-19 deaths. They just got their biggest audience yet.
Pelosi Announced A Bill To Determine If A President Is Still Fit For Office Following Trump’s COVID Diagnosis
A section of the 25th Amendment that has never been used allows for a president to be removed from office if they are determined to be unfit to serve.
“I could really go without gimmicky stuff coming out of debates, like the fly during the VP debate wasn’t something I wanted to see. It’s just like a moment, you can see it, and it’s fine. I don’t need branded swag about it.”
Trump is actually standing outside the White House in his latest video.
12 Countries — And I Mean *Entire Countries* — That Have Fewer New Cases Of COVID Than Trump's White House
Trump's White House had more new COVID-19 cases this week than New Zealand, Vietnam, and Yemen combined.
The vice presidential debate barely touched on the ongoing chaos of the last two weeks.
"I felt kind of punched in the gut, like, I read it back and I was like, oh, this was... Did I just pull a con on myself? 'Cause I just somehow accidentally wrote about all this queasy family stuff that I would never willingly go straight into."
"We are one of only a few states in the country to need to open an alternative care facility. This is not a list we ever wanted to be on."
The system is “definitely not working like it's supposed to,” one contact tracing expert told BuzzFeed News.
Trump's Doctor Said The President Now Has Antibodies, Leaving Out The Fact That He Was Just Given A High Dose Of Antibodies
"Why would you test for antibodies when you’ve given someone such a high dose of antibodies?" one expert told BuzzFeed News.
"The plexiglass at McDonald's is more substantive."
Designers are reinventing the runway for the pandemic era.
Biden's speech Tuesday had the feel of a desperate call during a desperate and baffling time — an alternate vision, delivered from his own alternate version of America.
In a statement provided to BuzzFeed News, Miller said he had been working remotely and self-isolating for several days before testing positive.
The show is cutting audience members a check for $150.
Cleveland Clinic officials confirmed to BuzzFeed News that the candidates could have tested negative as early as 72 hours before the debate and still met the requirements.
“We know that he’s being prescribed a drug that’s recommended only for severe-to-critical cases of COVID-19, which either means that he has a severe case or he’s getting it unnecessarily.”
Trump tweeted he is shutting down talks on a preelection relief bill, directing Congress to focus on confirming his Supreme Court nominee instead.
Donald Trump Told His Followers "Don't Be Afraid Of COVID" — And Amanda Kloots Had A Gut-Wrenching Response
"We saw what this disease can do. So guess what? We are afraid."
Fitness Influencer Amanda Kloots, Whose 41-Year-Old Husband Died Of COVID-19, Had A Powerful Response To Trump's Tweet
"Unfortunately not everyone is lucky enough to spend two days in the hospital."
Make your safe voting plan, and stick to it.
"I will be taking it seriously."