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How you can be US president without winning most votes

The US presidential election will take place in less than 100 days. But it’s possible the candidate with the most votes from the public won’t be the winner. This is because the president is not chosen directly by the voters, but what’s known as the electoral college. So who are Americans voting for? When Americans […]

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‘You don’t need to thank us – just pray for us’

One morning in June, Deep Chand spotted a distraught family member of a Covid-19 patient standing outside the coronavirus ward in a hospital in India’s capital, Delhi. The man was desperately trying to speak to a doctor or nurse to find out about the condition of his relative who was a patient in the ward. […]

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Republicans to Trump: You can’t delay election

Top Republicans have rejected Donald Trump’s suggestion that November’s presidential election should be delayed over alleged fraud concerns. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy both dismissed the idea. Mr Trump does not have the authority to postpone the election. Any delay would have to be approved by Congress. Earlier, the […]