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Redistricting Reform: How Tuesday’s Election Changed the Map Spotlight
Redistricting Reform: How Tuesday’s Election Changed the Map
November 9, 2018
by TWN Staff

Elections matter, but so does timing. Flying under the radar, redistricting took a back seat to candidate races across the country, particularly in key states where... Read More

‘It Was Just Mayhem’: Gunman Kills 12 Inside Thousand Oaks, Calif., Bar National Security
‘It Was Just Mayhem’: Gunman Kills 12 Inside Thousand Oaks, Calif., Bar
November 9, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The bouncer was the first to fall, shot repeatedly by a black-clad gunman who targeted Borderline Bar and Grill for unknown reasons on a night when the pub was filled with college students who only wanted to dance and... Read More

Here’s How a Controversial Voting System Will Decide a Congressional Race in Maine Voting
Here’s How a Controversial Voting System Will Decide a Congressional Race in Maine
November 9, 2018
by Christina Paulos

For the first time in U.S. history, a controversial voting system known as “ranked choice” is being used to decide a federal election. It’s happening in Maine, which adopted the system in 2016. Rather than marking a single candidate... Read More

Three States Pass Sweeping Voting Rights Expansions Voting
Three States Pass Sweeping Voting Rights Expansions
November 8, 2018
by Christina Paulos

November 8, 2018 By Jeff Cirillo WASHINGTON — Voting rights activists are celebrating after voters in three states approved sweeping election reforms in this week’s midterm elections. Voters in Florida, Michigan and Nevada all passed major reforms to their states’ election systems, which will make voting easier… Read More

Long Stigmatized, Methadone Clinics Multiply in Some States Health
Long Stigmatized, Methadone Clinics Multiply in Some States
November 6, 2018
by Christina Paulos

While Congress and the Trump administration were promoting greater use of the addiction medication buprenorphine to quell the opioid epidemic, a handful of states were licensing new methadone clinics in dozens of the... Read More

Iran Defiant as US Sanctions Start Without Largest Oil Importers Foreign Affairs
Iran Defiant as US Sanctions Start Without Largest Oil Importers
November 6, 2018
by Christina Paulos

The Trump administration slapped tough U.S. sanctions on Iran’s energy, banking and shipping industries Monday but granted waivers to the six largest importers of Iranian oil, leaving gaping holes in the White House effort... Read More

Justice Department Civil Rights Division Monitoring Polls in 35 Counties Voting
Justice Department Civil Rights Division Monitoring Polls in 35 Counties
November 6, 2018
by Christina Paulos

When Americans head to the polls on Tuesday for the midterm elections, voters in 35 counties — from Las Vegas to Dallas to Tampa — will head to precincts that are being closely monitored by the Justice Department’s Civil... Read More

Why Texas Voter Turn Out Is Surging, and Why It Was Previously so Low Voting
Why Texas Voter Turn Out Is Surging, and Why It Was Previously so Low
November 5, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Wearing a red-white-and-blue blouse with a sticker declaring “I’m so gonna vote,” Kassie Phebillo sits behind a table here at the University of Texas, dispensing information about the Nov. 6 midterm election. Nearby, scores... Read More

Hospital Record-Keeping Stumped by Daylight Saving Time Health
Hospital Record-Keeping Stumped by Daylight Saving Time
November 5, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Modern technology has helped medical professionals do robot-assisted surgeries and sequence genomes, but hospital software still can’t handle Daylight Saving Time. One of the most popular electronic health records software... Read More

Pompeo Defends Temporary Waivers Granted to Buy Iranian Oil Foreign Affairs
Pompeo Defends Temporary Waivers Granted to Buy Iranian Oil
November 5, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo Sunday defended the temporary waivers granted to eight countries to continue buying Iranian crude oil for now against critics who say the U.S. is being too lenient on the Islamic Republic. Read More

Nearly Half of Georgia Voters Concerned About Fraud and Voting Access Voting
Nearly Half of Georgia Voters Concerned About Fraud and Voting Access
November 2, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Many voters say they’re deeply skeptical about the integrity of Georgia’s elections, including concerns about tampering and ineligible voters casting ballots, according to a poll released Thursday by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution... Read More

A Voter’s Guide to Election Security National Security
A Voter’s Guide to Election Security
November 2, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Americans are now voting in the first major election since Russians launched a broad assault on the 2016 presidential campaign. And while election officials and security experts remain vigilant through Election Day, voters have... Read More

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