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Meg Kelly / NPR

Follow NPR's live coverage of the first 2020 presidential election debate, including fact-checking and analysis. President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are in Cleveland for the event, moderated by Chris Wallace of Fox News.

Don't Wait To Mail Your Absentee Ballot, Group Says

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Two sets of bins are stacked side by side. One is labeled in red, "ballots rejected as illegal." The other is labeled in black, "ballots accepted as legal."
Lynne Sladky / AP Photo

Clerks in Michigan have begun to mail absentee ballots for the Nov. 3 election. The League of Women Voters is urging people to return those ballots promptly.

April 5 2020 file photo shows an envelope containing a 2020 census letter mailed to a resident of Detroit
Paul Sancya / AP Photo

The U.S. Census has been ordered by a federal court to keep counting people after Wednesday, September 30 deadline. But some people who are doing the counting in southwest Michigan say that may not be enough to ensure a “complete count.”

Noah Fortson / NPR

President Trump is announcing his nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died on Sept. 18. Watch the announcement live.

The photo shows a man with a short haircut in a vest that says "POLICE ICE." He is facing away from the camera with his elbows out.
Gregory Bull / AP Images

Human rights abuses allegedly committed against immigrants in federal custody are further proof that U.S. immigration policy must change drastically, say activists in Kalamazoo who plan to rally downtown on Tuesday.