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Lindsey Graham’s shameful effort to subvert democracy

The South Carolina senator’s apparent scheming to disenfranchise voters is a disgrace.

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Facebook failed American democracy — again

The social media company fails to prevent the spread of misinformation and incitement of violence. Democracy continues to suffer the consequences.

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The best way to express gratitude this Thanksgiving is from a distance

Public health experts strongly advise against in-person gatherings as COVID-19 cases and death tolls surge.

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The courts must protect the 2020 Census

Federal judges should extend the deadline to ensure an accurate count. And the Supreme Court must uphold the centuries-long tradition of counting all residents.

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The purge at the Pentagon

The potential for sudden troop withdrawals should spur Congress to curtail Trump's powers in his final weeks as president.

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Congress should start issuing subpoenas — now

If Trump officials won’t proceed with the transition, House Democrats should call on them to testify.

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COVID-19 vaccine studies point way for clinical trial diversity

A longstanding lack of diversity in clinical trials to test medical products is now being addressed in new ways.

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Restoring in-person learning for neediest is the right move

Bringing 200 special needs kids back to the classroom ought to be just the first move by Boston Public Schools to serve the district’s highest-need students.