Monday, October 19, 2020
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Monday, October 19, 2020

It's 65 degrees in Nauvoo today. Here's the news—

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In Mexico, Cross-Border Fight Over Water Erupts

Natalie Kitroeff, New York Times (Tweet)

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How Many Plants Have We Wiped Out? Here Are 5 Extinction Stories

Marion Renault, New York Times (Tweet)

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White House Rejects California Request For Nearly $350 Million In Wildfire Aid

Scott Neuman, NPR (Tweet)

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The Amy Coney Barrett Hearings Were a Failure

Jane Chong, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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A Campaign of Voter Subtraction

Ibram X. Kendi, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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Biden Wants to Transform America (Really)

Franklin Foer, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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What’s causing climate change, in 10 charts

David Roberts, Vox (Tweet)

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Why Trump could bring down Sen. Joni Ernst in the Iowa Senate race

Dylan Scott, Vox (Tweet)

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Anxious Republicans wonder how big problem is Trump job on resume...

Jacqueline Alemany, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Trump administration rejects emergency aid for California fires, including biggest blaze in state history - Washington Post

Tim Elfrink, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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How Americans Feel About Climate Change And Disasters That Affect The U.S.

NPR, NPR (Tweet)

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Trump's And Biden's Plans For The Environment

Elena Moore, NPR (Tweet)

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Record heat, strong winds bring renewed fire danger to California, with 'no rain in sight’

Andrew Freedman, Diana Leonard, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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The tricky politics of court-packing for Joe Biden

Amber Phillips, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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The Energy 202: Trump's toughest rebrand yet? Being seen as a 'great environmentalist'

Dino Grandoni, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Trump's And Biden's Plans For National Security

NPR (Tweet)

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5 winners and 3 losers from the dueling Trump-Biden town halls

Ella Nilsen, Vox (Tweet)

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New Zealand voters appear ready to reward Jacinda Ardern for success against pandemic

Emmanuel Stoakes, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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How Should the Media Talk About Climate Change?

Lizzie Widdicombe, New Yorker (Tweet)

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wins historic reelection

Anna North, Vox (Tweet)

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Why Trump flip-flopped on California disaster relief

Cameron Peters, Vox (Tweet)

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Jacinda Ardern’s pandemic leadership will probably win her a second term in New Zealand

Nina Hall, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Iowa derecho in August was most costly thunderstorm disaster in U.S. history

Bob Henson, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Polls: Senate races in Alaska and South Carolina are surprisingly competitive for Democrats

Cameron Peters, Vox (Tweet)

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Jacinda Ardern rolls to reelection in New Zealand amid global praise for pandemic battle

Emanuel Stoakes, Miriam Berger, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Officials in Scotland approve another Trump golf course

Associated Press, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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The Harsh Political Landscape That Trump Will Leave Behind

Stanley Greenberg, The Atlantic (Tweet)

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Op-Ed: In one week, the elements that make life possible on Earth went haywire

Mark Schapiro, Los Angeles Times (Tweet)

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Undisclosed: Most Homebuyers And Renters Aren't Warned About Flood Or Wildfire Risk

Ryan Kellman, NPR (Tweet)

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Dripping with money': A look behind the gated affluence of Trump's Palm Beach

Hailey Branson-Potts, Los Angeles Times (Tweet)

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Colorado wildfire erupts amid deepening drought, forcing evacuations in Boulder County

Andrew Freedman, The Washington Post (Tweet)

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Galapagos Islands | With tour boats moored due to the coronavirus pandemic, the animals are out

Susanne Rust, Los Angeles Times (Tweet)

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Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time

Dan Charles, NPR (Tweet)

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Column: A Biden presidency may seem normal, but it won't be boring

Doyle McManus, Los Angeles Times (Tweet)

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Crisis in the Galapagos: Chinese fishing fleets and COVID-19 threaten a natural wonder

Susanne Rust, Los Angeles Times (Tweet)