Here’s what to do if you’re turned away at the polls:
In recent years, almost two dozen US states have implemented laws that impose new restrictions on voting, which critics say disproportionally affect minority voters
The stricter laws stem from a 2013 Supreme Court decision that struck down parts of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, which required the approval of the Justice Department before states made any changes to their voting laws.
Trump slams ‘crazy, lunatic’ constitutional amendment in midterm endgame:
With four days to go, Trump is riding the strategy on which he has effectively bet his presidency — a refusal to broaden his coalition and incessant appeals to his base — into its biggest test so far. Yet his approach risks alienating more moderate voters in tight House races
This is the 30-year-old Willie Horton ad everybody is talking about today:
It’s a name given to political advertisements that blatantly stoke racial fears and stereotypes. They’re a tried-and-true way to paint a political opponent as being soft on crime. And a lot of time they work.
President Trump is hoping that he gets similar results for a web video, produced for his campaign, that he tweeted out
Wednesday. Many are already calling it the most racist national political ad
to come out in 30 years — since Willie Horton.
Plants and extreme fitness: How one man added years to his life:
Originally from Abu Dhabi, Al-Suwaidi was born and educated in the United States. He studied for a masters degree and doctorate in the hope of pursuing a profession in academia.
But during that intense period, Al-Suwaidi says, he was veering toward an unhealthy lifestyle, weighing in at 127 kilograms (280 pounds).
“I was always studying, and if I wasn’t studying, I was out, enjoying my time, eating late at night,” he said. “Not once did I think about how long I was going to live.”
Satanic Temple having devil of a time with ‘Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’:
Some of the action in the series about witchy teen Sabrina Spellman takes place at her school, the Academy of Unseen Arts. In some of those scenes, a statue of the goat deity Baphomet can be seen.
Lucien Greaves, co-founder of the Satanic Temple, tweeted his disapproval over the weekend.
“Yes, we are taking legal action regarding #TheChillingAdventuresofSabrina appropriating our copyrighted monument design to promote their asinine Satanic Panic fiction,” he said.
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