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Your election guide 🇺🇸All of your questions about mail-in voting and Election Day, explained. See where each candidate stand on the issues and which congressional races to watch.
      

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Tracking the coronavirus outbreakTrack outbreaks in US
      

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Top 50 shows to watchBest of Amazon Prime
      

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Editorial Board: Our ViewElect Joe Biden
      

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Fast, cheap, accurate: Researchers pin hopes on Nobel Prize-winning CRISPR-technology tests to detect coronavirusUC Berkeley's Nobel Prize winner and MIT researchers employ gene-editing technology to develop rapid COVID-19 virus tests.
      

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Mike Espy's Senate race in Mississippi is getting a fresh look from Democrats, including Barack Obama. Here's whyDemocratic Senate candidate Mike Espy is getting new attention in deeply red Mississippi as donations pour in after Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.
      

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The Electoral College can pick a president who got less votes. Here's why and how.The 2020 presidential election again highlights one of the most confusing and controversial parts of the U.S. elections: The Electoral College.
      

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Illinois police officer who fatally shot Black teen Marcellis Stinnette has been firedA Waukegan, Illinois, police officer who had been placed on leave after fatally shooting a Black teen Tuesday night has been terminated.
      

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Trump casts a 'very secure vote' for himself in Florida: 2020 election updates"I voted for a guy named Trump," the president said.
      

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'A fanciful reality': Trump claims Black Lives Matter protests are violent, but the majority are peacefulThe USA TODAY Network talked to residents in Portland, Milwaukee, Detroit, Chicago and Louisville to find out how protests have affected their cities.
      

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Jerry Jeff Walker, known for writing 'Mr. Bojangles,' dies at 78Jerry Jeff Walker had been in ill health for several years and nearly died from throat cancer in 2017.
      

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Voting 2020 live updates: Supreme Court blocks curbside voting in Alabama; Delaware voters won't be forced to wear masksPresident Trump expected to vote in West Palm Beach. Delaware voters don't have to wear masks. Advice on how to vote. Latest news from across the U.S.
      

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Coronavirus updates: Feared surge is underway; masks can still save 63K lives; Trump missing from task force meetings, Fauci saysA long-predicted surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths has begun in the United States, but Americans aren't changing their behaviors. Latest COVID news.
      

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Fact check: Trump did not mean actual 'coyotes' take children across the borderAt the debate, when defending child separation at the border, Trump used the term "coyotes," meaning smugglers, not animals.
      

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On the Navajo Nation, COVID-19 death toll is higher than any US state. Here's how you can support community relief.Native-led nonprofits are providing coronavirus relief for Indigenous communities nationwide.
      

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Six bold predictions for college football as Big Ten returns to action in Week 8There's some significant games in Week 8 of the college football season and our staff makes bold predictions for the biggest showdowns Saturday.
      

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Mark Kelly says it's not him dressed as Adolf Hitler for Halloween in yearbook photoAccording to Kelly's campaign, the story injects a false but new line of attack against by allies of his Republican opponent.
      

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Wildfire kills Colorado couple in their 80s who wouldn't evacuate beloved home, sheriff saysGrand County Sheriff Brett Schroetlin said the couple called family before their deaths, telling them they could smell the smoke.
      

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Opinion: Antonio Brown's signing is a reminder to women of how little NFL cares about themAntonio Brown is getting another chance in the NFL despite facing multiple allegations of sexual assault and misconduct.
      

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You can get women's fall boots for $20 this weekend at Kohl'sKohl's is having a major sale on women's fall boots this weekend, with tons of fashionable styles on sale for just $19.99—get the details.
      

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During Zoom calls, keep your pants on: It's not prudishness, it's white male privilegeNew Yorker writer and CNN commentator Jeffrey Toobin was suspended for exposing himself on a Zoom call, but his punishment should have been worse.
      

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'No child should be away from their mom': Trump policies make it nearly impossible for refugees to come to USThe Trump administration has limited the number of refugees allowed into the country to 15,000 applicants.
      

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Jimmy Kimmel shares video of three-year-old Billy's health struggles to show 'what this election is about'Jimmy Kimmel is opening up about his three-year-old son Billy's health struggles two weeks ahead of the upcoming presidential election.
      

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Unemployment benefits: Racial disparity in jobless aid grows as Congress stalls on COVID-19 stimulusThe $600 aid began closing the gap between what Black and white Americans receive in unemployment benefits. The gap is widening again, experts warn.
      

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Trump's campaign made stops nationwide. Coronavirus cases surged in his wake in at least five places.A USA TODAY analysis shows county COVID-19 cases grew at a faster rate after at least five of Trump's rallies across three states since mid-August.
      

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Rays' Randy Arozarena ties MLB record for home runs in a postseason, breaks Derek Jeter's rookie hits markRandy Arozarena's eighth home run of the 2020 postseason tied him with Barry Bonds, Carlos Beltran and Nelson Cruz for baseball's record.
      

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Lighten up, everyone. Voters can handle 'Saturday Night Live' jokes about Joe Biden.Jim Carrey captures and exaggerates the parody-worthy parts of Joe Biden's persona that make him relatable and the perfect antidote to Donald Trump.
      

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Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals he had heart surgery, says he feels 'fantastic'Arnold Schwarzenegger revealed on Twitter Friday that he recently had a "new aortic valve" implanted in his heart.
      

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Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz nearly perfect as Badgers roll Illinois in Big Ten openerMaking his first college start, Graham Mertz completed 20-of-21 passes for five touchdowns as Wisconsin rolled Illinois in the Big Ten's opener.
      

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Jennifer Aniston endorses Joe Biden, says it's 'not funny to vote for Kanye'Jennifer Aniston is revealing whom she's voting for, along with a message for those considering a vote for Kanye West.
      

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As Dodgers take command of World Series, they find key to October success: 'Put pride to the side'The Dodgers have rewritten their recent October narratives of flailing. Game 3 showed they have a collection of elite offensive performers.
      

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Huge group of bats fly over man fishing on the Katherine River in Australia"Have you ever seen so many bats?" The answer is no...
      

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These spoiled roosters are living the lifeA few years ago, Jenny Lewis had never touched a chicken. Now she has roosters living in her New York home, sleeping in her bed and riding in her car.
      

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How to pick the best pumpkin for carvingDon't just pick any pumpkin. Here are tips and tricks to pick the best pumpkin for carving.
      

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Did you get our text? Countdown to Election DayFollow along with USA TODAY (via text!) as we cover the need-to-know moments during the debates, the election and everything in between.
      

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Your guide to COVID-19What you need to know about coronavirus, including what to do if you think you might be sick, how to keep you and your family safe and tips on what to do while staying home.
      

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Worked to death: Latino farmworkers have long been denied basic rights. COVID-19 showed how deadly racism could be.Latinos were denied fair pay, leaving them vulnerable to COVID-19. In this six-part series, USA TODAY investigates how racism killed people of color.
      

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Under Donald Trump, Black Americans continue to trail whites in employment, home ownershipDonald Trump boasts he's the best president for Black Americans since Abe Lincoln. But are Black lives really better under his administration?
      

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Two largest wildfires in Colorado history are burning at the same time, 10 miles apartAbout 700 square miles of wildfires are actively burning in Colorado. Wildfires have scorched more than 1,000 square miles since July 31.
      

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19 women have accused Trump of sexual misconduct. Here's what their stories have in common.Allegations of women who've accused Trump of non-consensual sexual contact share many details, from forced kisses to where it took place.
      

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We mailed 64 letters, packages in battleground states to check on mail delays. Here's what we foundA USA TODAY Network effort to measure mail efficiency in key states leading up to the November election finds long delays along circuitous paths.
      

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