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  • With Democrats boycotting the vote, Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee shoved through Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell expected to hold a floor vote on Monday.
  • A Dutch security researcher says he successfully logged into Donald Trump's Twitter account by guessing his password..."maga2020!"
  • Joe Biden is leading in most of the polls, but Democrats are leery of celebrating anything too soon: “I’m assuming in my mind that Trump wins, because I can’t deal with being let down like that again,” said City Council member Helen Rosenthal. “Secretly, in a little corner in the back of my mind, I’m wishing and hoping that Biden wins. But most of my brain is saying, ‘OK, Trump wins and New York is not getting a fiscal bailout...”
  • According to a new poll, most New Yorkers think Gov. Andrew Cuomo did a better job of handling coronavirus than the mayor.
  • The Times looks at how mail-in ballots are already being rejected, with the majority being young voters, Black and Hispanic voters, and new mail-in voters.
  • Hey, I, Mayor Bill de Blasio, am walkin' here.
  • Fast Company recounts the 25 "most spectacular" branding fails of the last 25 years.
  • Apparently running is now NOT BAD for your knees? So much for that excuse.
  • The One World Trade Center observatory will soon reopen with limited capacity.
  • Listen to instrumentals, the soothing new atmospheric guitar album from Adrianne Lenker of Big Thief.
  • And finally, this incredibly perfect puppy faints from happiness: