James Damore alongside attorney Harmeet Dhillon on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Photo: Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group via Getty Images

James Damore's infamous lawsuit against former employer Google will continue into the discovery phase, despite Damore exiting the lawsuit in 2018, the Verge reports.

Catch up quick: Damore was fired after filing a lawsuit against Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative white men. He also claimed that tech's gender gap exists in part because men are "biologically" better suited for the work — which has been contested by experts.

Details: The case analysis states that the court "has doubts regarding the viability" of labeling conservatives as a "political subclass" that can be identified under the law. Damore's full lawsuit accuses Google of discrimination against conservative white men and Asians, per the Verge.

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Twitter launches warnings on election misinformation and delays

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Twitter will start pinning notices to the top of all U.S. Twitter users’ timelines warning that results in next week’s election may be delayed and that they may encounter misinformation on mail-in voting.

Why it matters: Delayed election results are expected across many states that are handling unprecedented amounts of absentee and mailed ballots, which President Trump has baselessly called "very dangerous" and "corrupt."

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NASA confirms water exists on sunny parts of the Moon


Water on the Moon might be more easily accessible than previously thought, opening up new possible avenues for future human exploration, according to a new study.

Why it matters: NASA is aiming to send people back to the Moon as part of its Artemis program by 2024, with plans to eventually create a sustainable presence on the lunar surface. That sustainability relies on mining the moon for its resources, like water.

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Pence no longer expected at Amy Coney Barrett's final confirmation vote

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Vice President Mike Pence no longer plans to attend the Senate's final confirmation vote for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Pence aide confirmed to CNN and Politico on Monday. On Sunday, Senate Democrats claimed that his presence after possible exposure to the coronavirus would be a "violation of common decency."

Driving the news: Five of Pence's aides were recently diagnosed with COVID-19, including his chief of staff, who is currently quarantining. Pence has continued his campaign travel despite his possible exposure, which goes against CDC guidelines.