Democracy Dies in Darkness
An outbreak in the vice president's office undermines the argument President Trump has been making that the U.S. is “rounding the turn.”
Amy Coney Barrett at the Capitol on Wednesday. (Bloomberg News)
The 45th President
The president’s first-term judicial legacy, primarily engineered by Sen. Mitch McConnell and his singular focus on the courts, culminates Monday with the expected confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo, right, kneels at the hearse of George Floyd. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
George Floyd's America
Police were a part of George Floyd’s life from beginning to end, an experience uncommon for most Americans, except other Black men.
The town famous for one of the bloodiest battles of the Civil War has been the scene of angry confrontations for weeks.
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Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga gives his policy speech Monday during an extraordinary session at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo. (Kazuhiro Nogi/AFP/Getty Images)
The killing of history teacher Samuel Paty in a Paris suburb has set off a national reckoning in France and aggravated tensions with Turkey.
World SeriesGame 5
Los Angeles bounced back from Saturday night’s stunning loss in Game 4, lifted Sunday to a 4-2 win by home runs from Joc Pederson and Max Muncy.
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Democrats are airing ads in Montana, Alaska, rural Minnesota and Virginia, counting on their candidates to run ahead of Joe Biden in districts President Trump won by double digits in 2016.
Her commitment underscores Democrats’ confidence that they will retain the House majority after Election Day.
(Adriana Usero/The Post)
Fact CheckerAnalysis
Joe Biden has consistently said he would raise taxes on people making more than $400,000, so this ad clips out the number over and over.
The TrailerAnalysis
Also in this edition: Suburban Republicans try a different message than Trump, and why the GOP is hopeful that a new Supreme Court would go their way on election rules.
The FixAnalysis
So much of what we know about those major stories has come from the reporters covering officials in those states.

National polling average

Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.

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Biden

52%

Trump

43%

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Average of national polls since Oct. 12 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by Economist-YouGov, NBC-WSJ, PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.

The two countries have been engaged in heavy fighting after an initial truce brokered by Russia two weeks ago quickly fell apart.
Special forces descended from helicopters to the ship, as the crew sheltered in the “citadel.”
Jason Lamrock, an Indigenous fisher, places a lobster inside a crate in Saulnierville. (John Morris/Reuters)
The government has responded to any new outbreaks with massive testing campaigns, slowing the virus’s spread.
Women’s rights activists are protesting after a court ruling amounted to a near-ban.
Zeta is most likely to come ashore the Gulf Coast at tropical-storm strength, but there’s an outside chance it could cross the coast as a hurricane.
A Georgia mother battles for her 11-year-old son, Ahav — already vulnerable to some of the worst disparities in the U.S. health-care system even before the coronavirus pandemic made things worse. 
(Brittney Woodrum)
Brittney Woodrum, 27, lived out of her car as she scaled all of the state’s 14,000-foot peaks in just three months. 
Color of MoneyPerspective
There’s still time for parents receiving federal benefits to claim the extra $500 stimulus payment. The IRS has extended deadline to use the non-filers tool to Nov. 21.
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Zane Gonzalez kicks the game-winning field goal in overtime for the Cardinals. (Getty Images)
Arizona got a 48-yard field goal by Zane Gonzalez with 15 seconds remaining in overtime to beat Seattle, 37-34.
Nick Foles and the Chicago Bears take a 5-1 record into their "Monday Night Football" meeting with the Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium.
The late-afternoon window also gave us our first snow game of the season: Kansas City at Denver, where the Chiefs scored on offense, defense and special teams in handling the Broncos.
Analysis
On an eventful Sunday, the Patriots had one of their worst performances of Bill Belichick's tenure, Tom Brady threw four touchdowns, and the Steelers knocked off the Titans.
While Adam Nayman’s new book, “Masterworks: Paul Thomas Anderson,” analyzes Anderson’s movies, these five films raised the director’s game.
Critic’s Notebook
Renata Busettini and Max Ferrero’s photos reveal real people dealing with harsh economic conditions.
William Blinn1937–2020
Blinn wrote for the landmark TV projects “Brian’s Song” and “Roots,” as well as the Prince movie “Purple Rain.”
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Painting styles run the gamut from abstract to representational with spontaneity and verve.