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Watch SpaceX launch a record-breaking astronaut mission for NASA into orbit

SpaceX is scheduled to launch four astronauts to the International Space Station on Sunday at 7:27 p.m. ET. Called Crew-1, the flight is SpaceX’s second launch of people, its first full-length mission for NASA, and is poised to break a record for the US’s longest human spaceflight. Watch the rocket […]
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More than 50 years after the landmark Civil Rights Act passed, Nebraska finally outlawed slavery and Mississippi will replace its Confederate-themed flag

Slavery and racism were challenged on the ballot Tuesday night when two measures challenging outdated symbols and laws were passed in Nebraska and Mississippi. In Nebraska, voters supported a measure than removed an exemption from the anti-slavery law that allowed the practice as a form of punishment. In Mississippi, citizens […]
More than 50 years after the landmark Civil Rights Act passed, Nebraska finally outlawed slavery and Mississippi will replace its Confederate-themed flag
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Donald Trump has won South Dakota

Donald Trump has won South Dakota, according to Decision Desk HQ. South Dakota has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1968. The state holds three electoral votes. All three of the state’s congressional seats are held by Republicans. Polls in South Dakota closed at 9 p.m. See […]
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Joe Biden has won New York

Joe Biden has won New York. New York has voted for a Democrat in each of the last eight presidential elections. The state has 29 electoral votes. Democrats hold 23 of New York’s 29 congressional seats. Polls in New York closed at 9 p.m. ET. See the live coverage and […]
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Joe Biden has won New Hampshire

Joe Biden has won New Hampshire, per Decision Desk HQ. New Hampshire has voted for a Democrat in the last four presidential elections. The state holds four electoral votes. All four of New Hampshire’s congressional seats are held by Democrats. Polls in New Hampshire closed at 8 p.m. EST. See […]
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Donald Trump has won Texas

Donald Trump has won Texas, according to Decision Desk HQ. Texas has 38 electoral votes. The state has voted for a Republican in 11 of the last 12 presidential elections. 24 of the state’s 38 congressional seats are held by Republicans. Polls in Texas closed at 8 p.m. EST. See […]
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Joe Biden has won Massachusetts

Joe Biden has won Massachusetts, per Decision Deck HQ. Massachusetts has voted for a Democrat in 10 out of the last 12 presidential elections. The state has 11 electoral votes. Democrats hold all 11 of Massachusetts’ congressional seats. Polls in Massachusetts closed at 8 p.m. EST. See the live coverage […]
Joe Biden has won Massachusetts
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Joe Biden has won Oregon

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has won Oregon, per Decision Desk HQ. Oregon has voted for a Democratic president in every election since 1988. The state holds seven electoral votes. Six of the state’s seven Congressional seats are held by Democrats. Polls in Oregon closed at 11 p.m ET Tuesday. […]
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Joe Biden has won Washington

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden won Washington, per Decision Desk HQ. Washington has voted for a Democratic president in every election since 1988. The state has 12 electoral votes. Nine of the state’s 12 Congressional seats are held by Democrats. See the live coverage and full results from the US […]
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Donald Trump has won Montana

President Donald Trump has won Montana, per Decision Desk HQ. Montana voted for a Republican in 11 of the past 12 presidential elections leading up to 2020. The state has three electoral votes. Two of the state’s three congressional seats are held by Republicans. See ongoing coverage and full results […]
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Trump projected to win Alaska and its 3 electoral college votes

President Donald Trump has won the presidential race in Alaska, Decision Desk HQ projected Wednesday morning. Alaska has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1968. By the time of the call, Trump had already lost the presidential race to President-elect Joe Biden. Alaska’s three electoral college votes […]
Trump projected to win Alaska and its 3 electoral college votes
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Donald Trump has won Idaho

President Donald Trump won Idaho, per Decision Desk HQ. Idaho has voted for a Republican president in each of the last 12 elections. The state holds four electoral votes. All four of the state’s congressional seats are held by Republicans. See the live coverage and full results from the US […]
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Joe Biden has won Minnesota

The Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, has won Minnesota, according to Decision Desk HQ. Minnesota voted for a Democrat in the past 11 presidential elections before 2020. The state has 10 electoral votes. Seven of Minnesota’s 10 congressional seats are held by Democrats. See the live coverage and full results […]
Joe Biden has won Minnesota
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Donald Trump has won Wyoming

Donald Trump won Wyoming, per Decision Desk HQ. Wyoming has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1968. All three members of Wyoming’s delegation in Congress are Republicans. The state has three electoral votes. See the live coverage and full results from the US presidential election. Visit Business […]
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Biden projected to win Nevada and its 6 electoral votes

As of 12:14 p.m. ET on Saturday, President-elect Joe Biden has won Nevada and its 6 electoral votes, Decision Desk HQ projected. Follow the live results here. Biden was projected to win the 2020 election early Friday morning after picking up the battleground state of Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral […]
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Donald Trump has won North Dakota

Donald Trump won North Dakota, per Decision Desk HQ. North Dakota has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1968. The state has three electoral votes. All three of North Dakota’s congressional seats are held by Republicans. See the live coverage and full results from the US presidential […]
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Joe Biden has won his home state of Delaware

Joe Biden won in his home state of Delaware, according to Decision Desk HQ. Delaware has voted for a Democratic president in every election since 1992. The state has three electoral votes. All three of Delaware’s congressional seats are held by Democrats. See the live coverage and full results from […]
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Joe Biden has won Maryland

Joe Biden won in Maryland, per Decision Desk HQ. Maryland has voted for a Democrat in nine of the last 12 presidential elections. The state has 10 electoral votes. Democrats hold nine of the state’s 10 congressional seats. See the live coverage and full results from the US presidential election. […]
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Joe Biden has won New Jersey

Joe Biden won New Jersey, according to Decision Desk HQ. New Jersey has voted for a Democrat in each of the last seven presidential elections. The state has 14 electoral votes. Twelve of New Jersey’s 14 congressional seats are held by Democrats. See the live coverage and full results from […]
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Joe Biden has won Vermont

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has won Vermont, according to Decision Desk HQ. Vermont has voted for a Democrat in each of the seven most recent presidential elections. The state holds three electoral votes. Two of Vermont’s three congressional seats are held by Democrats. Polls in Vermont closed at 7 […]
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Donald Trump has won West Virginia

Donald Trump won West Virginia, per Decision Desk HQ. West Virginia has voted for a Republican president in each of the last five elections. Four of the five members of West Virginia’s delegation in Congress are Republican. The state possesses five electoral votes in total. See the live coverage and […]
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Donald Trump has won Tennessee

President Donald Trump has won Tennessee, according to Decision Desk HQ. Tennessee has voted for a Republican president in nine of the last 12 elections. The state holds 11 electoral votes. Nine out of the state’s 11 congressional seats are held by Republicans. Polls closed in Tennessee at 8 p.m. […]
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Donald Trump has won Kansas

Donald Trump won Kansas, per Decision Desk HQ. Kansas has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1964. The state has six electoral votes. Republicans hold five of Kansas’ six congressional seats. See the live coverage and full results from the US presidential election. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
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Biden projected to win Arizona and its 11 electoral votes

President-elect Joe Biden has won Arizona, as projected at 10:29 p.m. ET on Wednesday with more than 99% of the state’s votes counted. Arizona is normally a Republican mainstay in presidential elections. The state voted for a Republican in every presidential election but one from 1972 to 2016. Arizona holds […]
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Joe Biden has won in Illinois

Joe Biden is projected to win Illinois, according to Decision Desk HQ. Illinois has voted for a Democratic president in each of the last seven elections. The state has 20 electoral votes. Eighteen of the state’s 20 congressional seats are held by Democrats. Polls closed in Illinois at 7 p.m. […]
Joe Biden has won in Illinois
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Joe Biden has won Rhode Island

Joe Biden has won Rhode Island, per Decision Desk HQ. Rhode Island has voted for a Democrat in every presidential election since 1988. The state has four electoral votes. All four of Rhode Island’s congressional seats are held by Democrats. Polls in Rhode Island closed at 8 p.m. EST. See […]
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Donald Trump has won Louisiana

President Donald Trump has won Louisiana, per Decision Desk HQ. Louisiana has voted for a Republican president in nine of the last 12 elections. The state has eight electoral votes. Seven of Louisiana’s eight congressional seats are held by Republicans. Polls in Louisiana closed at 9 p.m ET Tuesday. See […]
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Joe Biden has won Washington, DC

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has won Washington, DC, per Decision Desk HQ. Washington, DC, has voted for a Democratic president in each of the last 12 elections. The district is the only non-state with a vote in US presidential elections. It possesses three electoral votes in total. Polls in […]
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Donald Trump has won key battleground state of Florida

President Donald Trump has won Florida, per Decision Desk HQ. All polls in Florida closed at 8 p.m. ET Tuesday. Florida has 29 electoral votes. The state has voted for a Republican in eight of the last 12 presidential elections. Fourteen of the state’s 29 congressional seats are held by […]
Donald Trump has won key battleground state of Florida
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Joe Biden has won Virginia

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has won Virginia, according to Decision Desk HQ. While Virginia has voted for a Republican in nine of the past 12 presidential elections, the state has voted Democratic in the past three elections. The state holds 13 electoral votes. Nine of the state’s 13 seats […]
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Joe Biden has won New Mexico

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has won New Mexico, per Decision Desk HQ. New Mexico has voted for a Democrat in six of the last seven presidential elections. The state has five electoral votes. All five of New Mexico’s congressional seats are held by Democrats. Polls in New Mexico closed […]
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Donald Trump has won Mississippi

President Donald Trump has won Mississippi, per Decision Desk HQ. Mississippi has voted for a Republican president in 11 of the last 12 elections. The state has six electoral votes. Five of Mississippi’s six congressional seats are held by Republicans. Polls in Mississippi closed at 8 p.m. ET. See the […]
Donald Trump has won Mississippi
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Donald Trump has won South Carolina

Donald Trump has won South Carolina, per Decision Desk HQ. South Carolina has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1980. The state has nine electoral votes. Seven of the state’s nine congressional seats are held by Republicans. Polls closed in South Carolina at 7 p.m. See the […]
Donald Trump has won South Carolina
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Maine statewide called for Biden, winning 3 of 4 electoral votes

The Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden, has won the statewide vote in Maine, per Decision Desk HQ. Maine is one of two states that divide their electoral votes among congressional districts. The statewide win, along with an earlier call for the 1st Congressional District, means Biden will receive three of […]
Maine statewide called for Biden, winning 3 of 4 electoral votes
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Joe Biden has won Connecticut

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won Connecticut, per Decision Desk HQ. Connecticut has voted for a Democratic president in every election since 1992. The state has seven electoral votes. All seven of Connecticut’s congressional seats are held by Democrats. Polls in Connecticut closed at 8 p.m. EST. See the […]
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Joe Biden has won Colorado

Joe Biden has won Colorado, according to Insider and Decision Desk HQ. While Colorado voted for a Republican president in eight of the last 12 elections, it voted Democratic in every presidential election since President Barack Obama in 2008. The state has nine electoral votes. Five of Colorado’s nine congressional […]
Joe Biden has won Colorado
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Donald Trump has won Utah

President Donald Trump has won Utah, according to Decision Desk HQ. Utah has voted for a Republican president in nine of the last 12 presidential elections. The state holds six electoral votes. Five of the state’s six congressional seats are held by Republicans. See the live coverage and full results […]
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Donald Trump has won Oklahoma

President Donald Trump has won Oklahoma, according to results from Insider and Decision Desk HQ. Oklahoma has voted for a Republican president in every election since 1968. The state has seven electoral votes. Six of Oklahoma’s seven congressional seats are held by Republicans. See the live coverage and full results […]
Donald Trump has won Oklahoma
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Donald Trump has won Iowa

President Donald Trump has won Iowa, Insider reports via Decision Desk HQ. Iowa is a swing state and evenly split its vote between the two major parties in the past 12 presidential elections before 2020. The state has six electoral votes. Three of the state’s six congressional seats are held […]
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Joe Biden has won California

Joe Biden has won California, according to Decision Desk HQ. California has voted for a Democratic president in every election since 1992. The state holds 55 electoral votes, the most of any state. Forty-seven of the state’s 55 seats in Congress are held by Democrats. See the live coverage and […]
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Donald Trump has won Arkansas

President Donald Trump has won Arkansas, according to Decision Desk HQ. Arkansas has voted for a Republican president in nine of the last 12 presidential elections. Every member of Arkansas’ delegation in Congress is Republican. The state possesses six electoral votes in total. See the live coverage and full results […]
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Donald Trump has won Ohio

Trump has won Ohio, Insider reports via Decision Desk HQ. Ohio holds 18 electoral votes. The state has voted for a Republican in seven of the last 12 presidential elections. Thirteen of Ohio’s 18 congressional seats are held by Republicans. See the live coverage and full results from the US […]
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Donald Trump has won Indiana

President Donald Trump has won Indiana, according to projections from Decision Desk HQ. Indiana has voted for a Republican in 11 of the past 12 presidential elections. The state has 11 electoral votes. Nine of the state’s 11 congressional seats are held by Democrats. See the live coverage and full […]
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Donald Trump has won Kentucky

President Donald Trump has won Kentucky, according to projections from Decision Desk HQ. Kentucky has voted for a Republican president in nine of the last 12 elections. The state has eight electoral votes. Republicans hold seven of Kentucky’s eight congressional seats. See the live coverage and full results from the […]
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Donald Trump has won Missouri

President Donald Trump has won Missouri, according to Decision Desk HQ. Missouri has voted for a Republican president in nine of the last 12 elections. The state has 10 electoral votes. Eight of Missouri’s 10 congressional seats are held by Republicans. See the live coverage and full results from the […]
Donald Trump has won Missouri
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Result: California rejects Proposition 20 to rollback some sentencing reforms

California rejected Proposition 20, a measure to roll back some of the criminal justice reform measures passed by voters and the legislature over the past decade. Both California voters and the state legislature enacted several laws to reduce California’s bloated prison population that are now coming under scrutiny. Prop 20 […]
Result: California rejects Proposition 20 to rollback some sentencing reforms
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Montana legalizes the consumption and possession of marijuana by adults over 21

Montana voters supported two ballot initiatives concerning the legalization of marijuana use. Initiative No. 190 legalised the possession and use of marijuana by adults over the age of 21. Constitutional Initiative No. 118 amends the state constitution to allow the government to set a legal age for marijuana consumption. Visit […]
Montana legalizes the consumption and possession of marijuana by adults over 21
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Republican Bill Hagerty defeats Democrat Marquita Bradshaw in Tennessee Senate race

Republican Bill Hagerty will replace retiring Sen. Lamar Alexander in Tennessee’s Senate seat. Hagerty faced off against Democratic candidate Marquita Bradshaw, an environmental justice activist. Hagerty, a businessman and GOP donor, recently served as US Ambassador to Japan in the Trump administration. See the live coverage and full results from […]
Republican Bill Hagerty defeats Democrat Marquita Bradshaw in Tennessee Senate race
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Oregon voted to legalise the sale of psychedelic mushrooms

Measure 109 in Oregon forces the Oregon Health Authority to amend state law to create the Oregon Psilocybin Services Program. It passed with around 56% of the vote. The program allows for the growth, administration, and sale of psychoactive mushrooms in licensed facilities regulated by the Oregon Health Authority. A […]
Oregon voted to legalise the sale of psychedelic mushrooms
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Result: California votes to reject Proposition 25 and keep cash bail

California voters rejected Proposition 25, which if passed, would eliminate the use of cash bail statewide in California courts. While former Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law that would eliminate cash bail in 2018, bail bond industry groups mobilized to have the law put to a ballot referendum vote before […]
Result: California votes to reject Proposition 25 and keep cash bail
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Result: California approves Proposition 17 to let parolees vote

California approved Proposition 17, a measure to allow formerly incarcerated individuals serving out the rest of their sentence on parole to vote. California, Connecticut, and Louisiana were the only states that allow those on probation but not parole to vote. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. California voters moved […]
Result: California approves Proposition 17 to let parolees vote
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Arizona votes to legalise marijuana use for adults over 21

Arizona voters supported a ballot measure to legalise the use of marijuana by adults over 21. Proposition 207 imposes a 16% excise tax on the retail sale of marijuana and marijuana products. It also establishes a process to expunge law-enforcement and court records of marijuana-related drug offences before the effective […]
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South Dakota votes to legalise marijuana for people over 21

South Dakota’s proposed Constitutional Amendment A was passed with 53.4% of the vote. The amendment legalizes the “possession, use, transport, and distribution of marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia by people age 21 and older.” It also sets the limit of marijuana one can possess or distribute at a time to 1 […]
South Dakota votes to legalise marijuana for people over 21
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LIVE RESULTS: Washington, DC votes to decriminalize psychedelic plants and mushrooms

Washington, DC has voted in a ballot initiative to decriminalize psychedelic plants like “magic mushrooms.” Initiative 81 lowers the law enforcement priority for non-commercial cultivating, purchasing, distributing, or possessing psychedelic and hallucinogenic plants and fungi. These plants and fungus are known as “entheogens.” The initiative also calls upon the DC […]
LIVE RESULTS: Washington, DC votes to decriminalize psychedelic plants and mushrooms
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New Jersey legalizes marijuana for adults 21 and older

New Jersey has voted to legalise marijuana use for adults over 21 years old, per Decision Desk HQ. Public Question 1 in New Jersey asked voters whether they supported amending the state constitution to legalise marijuana possession and consumption for any person in the state above the age of 21. […]
New Jersey legalizes marijuana for adults 21 and older
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Sen. Mark Warner wins Virginia against Republican challenger Daniel Gade

Polls have closed in the race between Sen. Mark Warner’s and Republican Daniel Gade in Virginia’s 2020 US Senate election. Warner, the incumbent, won against Republican Gade. Warner was narrowly reelected in 2014 by less than 1 percentage point. The state voted for Hillary Clinton over President Donald Trump in […]
Sen. Mark Warner wins Virginia against Republican challenger Daniel Gade
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LIVE RESULTS: Doug Burgum wins North Dakota governor race against Shelley Lenz

North Dakota Republican Gov. Doug Burgum wins reelection against Democratic challenger Shelley Lenz, according to Insider and Decision Desk HQ. Polls in North Dakota closed at 9 p.m. ET. Burgum had no prior political experience before becoming governor and was a businessman. Lenz, a veterinarian, is a political newcomer. Experts […]
LIVE RESULTS: Doug Burgum wins North Dakota governor race against Shelley Lenz
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