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State of the Race

The U.S. hit a record high for COVID-19 cases Thursday, the spike coming at the worst possible time for President Donald Trump. Though the race has tightened in Florida and...

Texas Turning?

For years, Democrats have spoken of turning Texas into a swing state thanks to a growing minority population. Has that day finally arrived? Our forecast gives Trump a 60 percent...

Howl of Horror

It’s all in black and white. The Trump administration has removed gray wolves from the list of endangered species in the continental U.S., sparking worries that the animal will be...

In the Name of God

A knife-wielding Tunisian migrant killed three churchgoers in Nice Thursday, drawing condemnation from French Muslims and prompting France to raise its security alert. Meanwhile,...

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Briefly

Briefly with OZY is your morning wake-up, smartly catching you up on the leading news stories of the day.

NEWS + POLITICS

The OZY News Quiz

Which US city erupted over a new fatal shooting by police this week?.

Why a Millennial Ohio Mayor Could Signal a Blue Wave

Democrat Sam Cramblit, 28, won over small-town Ironton, Ohio, in a sign that Joe Biden could hold strong in Trump country.

Who Does Mina Kimes Think Is the Greatest NFL Player of All Time?

The ESPN football analyst joins the latest episode of 'The Carlos Watson Show.

The Greatest Threat to Democracy Might Not Be What You Expect

Tweets directed at women more often than not seek to discredit or threaten them.

Are Somali Americans the Swing Vote of the Future?

Recent migrants and new citizens, including thousands of Somali Americans in Maine, Ohio and Minnesota, are growing their political influence.

What Will It Take, America?

Millions of lives have been lost to deaths of despair.

NEW + NEXT

He's Laying the Legal Groundwork for Reparations

Damario Solomon-Simmons is trying to get compensation for the victims of the Tulsa massacre, nearly 100 years later.

Why Zoom Isn’t the Future of Work

We can only have so many Zoom meetings before creativity hits rock bottom.

How to Succeed in Small Business

Here are some tips for helping small businesses boost their cash liquidity.

How Making a Film Led Isabel Sandoval to Come Out as Trans

Isabel Sandoval, director and star of "Lingua Franca," joins "The Carlos Watson Show.

Why Small Businesses Need Mobile Wallets

These firms have a chance to get a leg up in the mobile wallet game.

Breaking the Black Ceiling

Now's the time for Black entrepreneurs to rise.

AROUND THE WORLD

The Lobster Attacks Striking at Canada’s Friendly Image

A new fishery set up by the Mi’kmaq First Nation has sparked violence against Canada's Indigenous people, lifting the lid on a darker side to the country otherwise seen as universally friendly.

Butterfly Effect: What America's Friends Love About Trump

America's major allies and partners want the next president — whoever it is — to continue with Trump's tough approach with China.

Why Nationalist Regimes Are Embracing War Criminals

A toxic cocktail of masculinity, nationalism and violence is making a growing number of regimes support war murderers.

Is the Slide of European Populism Permanent?

Across western Europe, far-right parties are losing popularity to their centrist peers.

Butterfly Effect: The Next President’s Big Challenge — Latin America

China and Russia are consuming America’s foreign policy debate.

Why Nigeria’s Youth Won’t Stop Protesting

Promises won’t work — Nigeria’s youth won’t stop protesting until they see the government fundamentally reform the country’s law enforcement.

Butterfly Effect: Is Putin Giving Up on Trump?

Russia's president now sees "ideological" affinity with democrats, as Trump's friends in India and the U.

GOOD SH*T

This Weekend: The Best Beer This Time of Year

The Weekender is a special collaboration between OZY Tribe members near and far to provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time, as we grapple with turbulent times in America.

The Election Podcast Trying to Get Everyone to Stop Listening

“Election Profit Makers” is banning its listeners one by one.

How to Suck Less at … Being a Monster!

When you’ve won an award for being the monster on “Stranger Things,” you know how to help our Halloween horror hustle.

This Weekend: Try Your Ice Cream Hot

The Weekender is a special collaboration between OZY Tribe members near and far to provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time, as we grapple with turbulent times in America.

This Weekend: Museum Tours From Your Couch

The Weekender is a special collaboration between OZY Tribe members near and far to provide delicious recommendations for your valuable weekend time, as we grapple with turbulent times in America.

How to Suck Less at … Skateboarding

When pro skateboarder Corey Duffel suggests ways to suck less at skateboarding, you’d be a fool to ignore him.

Making Halloween Masks That Don’t Suck

You're going to have to wear a mask this Halloween ANYWAY, so why not make it a good one? A Hollywood designer shows how.

TRUE STORIES

Crime, Corona, Copper and Trouble in Zambia

A trip to Zambia and trouble with miners, mining gangs and ever-present bureaucratic misery? Oh, yes, indeed!.

The First Time Donald Trump Ran for President … 20 Years Ago

Think you’re a political junkie? Well, do you remember the first time Donald Trump ran for president? .

Making the Most of Playing Hooky for the World Series

Leaving a trouble-prone 7-year-old New Yorker all alone to watch the World Series.

There's Always Some Killing You Got to Do On a Farm

Growing up in the '70s in Cali meant one thing: You had '70s West Coast parents.

A Forgotten Election Day Massacre in Florida That Still Haunts Today

The Ocoee massacre remains the worst incident of election violence in U.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt on How Black Lives Matter Is Changing Hollywood

The actor opens up about his career and a wild 2020 on “The Carlos Watson Show.

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