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President Trump went on CBS' Face the Nation and guaranteed coverage for pre-existing conditions under the health care bill, called Kim Jong-un a "smart cookie" and explained why he ended up reversing himself over NAFTA. Meanwhile...

  • Mike Pence conceded on NBC's Meet the Press that Trump's tax plan could raise the deficit "in the short term" but contended that growth would cover that gap in the long term.
  • Reince Priebus said on ABC's This Week that the White House had "looked at" ways, including a Constitutional amendment, to change libel laws so Trump could pursue media outlets he believes aren't covering him truthfully.
  • Priebus also denied that Trump's White House invitation to President Duterte of the Philippines sent a signal that "human rights don't matter," saying it was about getting the "ducks in a row" in SE Asia over North Korea.

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4 mins ago - Podcasts

The art and business of political polling

The election is just eight days away, and it’s not just the candidates whose futures are on the line. Political pollsters, four years after wrongly predicting a Hillary Clinton presidency, are viewing it as their own judgment day.

Axios Re:Cap digs into the polls, and what pollsters have changed since 2016, with former FiveThirtyEight writer and current CNN politics analyst Harry Enten.

Twitter launches warnings on election misinformation and delays

Photo: courtesy of Twitter

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."

Miriam Kramer, author of Space
3 hours ago - Science

NASA confirms water exists on sunny parts of the Moon

Photo: NASA/JPL/USGS

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.