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Voting by mail, already on the rise, may get a $500 million federal boost from coronavirus fears

Election officials and experts in recent days have been considering how they would handle a major disease outbreak in which quarantines or closures of facilities would affect Americans’ ability to vote in primary elections, party caucuses and the November general election. While all states allow voting by mail in some circumstances, the availability of the […]

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Walmart and Sam’s Club will stop selling e-cigarettes as vaping deaths rise

Scott Olson/Getty Images Walmart will no longer sell e-cigarettes, the company announced Friday amid a growing number of vaping-related deaths and illnesses. “Given the growing federal, state, and local regulatory complexity and uncertainty regarding e-cigarettes, we plan to discontinue the sale of electronic nicotine delivery products at all Walmart and Sam’s Club U.S. locations,” the […]


Tensions rise between humans, mythical creatures in new Carnival Row trailer

Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne star in Amazon Prime’s neo-Victorian noir-fantasy series Carnival Row. Mythical creatures fleeing their war-torn homeland live uneasily alongside humans in Carnival Row, the new “neo-Victorian noir” fantasy series from Amazon Prime, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne and directed by Jon Amiel. Amazon must be excited about the series, because […]