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More than 1 million people marched in central London to demand another referendum asking whether Britain should exit the European Union, organizers said Saturday.

The big picture: The United Kingdom was to leave the EU on March 29, but the European Union granted the nation a short Brexit extension to April 12.

What's next? In the unlikely event that Prime Minister Theresa May secures parliamentary approval for her Brexit deal by April 12, the U.K. would exit the EU on or before May 22. The UK would have to hold EU elections on May 23 if it were still in the European Union then.

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  1. Politics: The swing states where the pandemic is raging — Pence no longer expected to attend Barrett confirmation vote after COVID exposure.
  2. Health: 13 states set single-day case records last week
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  4. Education: The dangerous instability of school re-openings.
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Supreme Court rejects request to extend Wisconsin absentee ballot deadline

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The Supreme Court rejected in a 5-3 decision Monday Wisconsin Democrats' request to reinstate an extension of the deadline for counting absentee ballots to six days after Election Day, as long as they're postmarked by Nov. 3.

Why it matters: All ballots must now be received by 8 p.m. on Election Day in Wisconsin, a critical swing state in the presidential election.

Senate confirms Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before a meeting on Capitol Hill on Oct. 21. Photo: Sarah Silbiger/pool/AFP via Getty Images

The Senate voted 52-48 on Monday to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. She is expected to be sworn in within hours.

Why it matters: President Trump and Senate Republicans have succeeded in confirming a third conservative justice in just four years, tilting the balance of the Supreme Court firmly to the right for perhaps a generation.

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