Democracy Dies in Darkness
The 45th President
The president’s first-term judicial legacy culminates with the expected confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
Pastor Ken Peters prays with attendees at a Sunday morning service at a Patriot Church in Lenoir City, Tenn. (Stacy Kranitz for The Post)
In just four years, the president has helped reshape the landscape of American Christianity by elevating Christians once considered fringe, including Messianic Jews, preachers of the prosperity gospel and self-styled prophets.
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.
Retired Gen. J.H. Binford Peay III quits after allegations of racism surface.
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Trump ad takes Biden comments on taxes out of context
A new Trump ad omits key context surrounding comments made by Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on his tax plan.
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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.
The fundraising push reflects the election-year stakes for any actions targeting Apple, Amazon, Facebook or Google.
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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 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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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.

Whether it comes ashore as a tropical storm or hurricane, Zeta will be the 11th-named storm to strike the U.S. in 2020.
Americans face agonizing decisions on gatherings as experts warn of risks from indoor events.
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Brittney Woodrum, 27, lived out of her car as she scaled all of the state’s 14,000-foot peaks in just three months. 
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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.
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.
The league is considering the hit as part of its standard discipline process, so a hefty fine remains possible.
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.”
Painting styles run the gamut from abstract to representational with spontaneity and verve.