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Jenny Marder is a senior science writer for NASA and a freelance journalist. Her stories have appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post and National Geographic. She was formerly digital managing editor for the PBS NewsHour.
The presidential election isn’t decided by the national popular vote; it’s decided by winning a majority of Electoral College votes. There are 538 electoral votes available. Whoever gets at least 270 wins the White House.
“I’ll be watching what happens to the 2016 Trump vote — both in terms of demographics and geography,” Woodruff wrote for today’s Here’s the Deal newsletter. “Which voters does he hold on to? Which does…
Follow us here for live election updates starting at 6 p.m. EST Tuesday. We'll have the latest results from the presidential race between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, along with key Senate and House races across…
In 2016, about 58.3 million votes were cast before Election Day. This year, more than 100 million votes were cast early, either in-person or by mail. Since the voting age was lowered to 18, the highest turnout the U.S. has…
We’ll have the latest results from the presidential race, along with key Senate and House races across the country, helpful trivia, and insights into the choices voters are making. For all race results, click here.
Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Republican Corey Stewart will square off Saturday for their first debate in the Virginia Senate race. PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff will moderate the debate.
And what happens now? We asked four foreign policy experts for their reaction to the summit and what’s next.
When bullets enter a human body, they don’t just pierce tissue, they shatter bones and dislocate limbs.
“Not everyone drinks,” says Torrence Swain, head bartender at Washington D.C.'s Bourbon Steak restaurant. “And everyone should have something special.”…
This spiced cocktail -- a special drink that was a favorite of the first president -- takes time to make.
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