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Apps are tracking WhatsApp users’ online activity, including whom they’re likely talking to and when they’re sleeping

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Read on for news about the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, WhatsApp-tracking apps that are letting people figure out when you’re sleeping, how home-listing site Zumper weeded out thousands of Section 8 renters, and a toxic culture in Yelp’s Phoenix office. 



Mark Zuckerberg with his mouth open: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Drew Angerer/Getty Images


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The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is likely to make intense political polarization in the US even more severe.

Ginsburg’s death opened up a vacancy on the Supreme Court that President Trump said he will fill as quickly as possible. But a new national survey from Insider found that most respondents disagree with the plan to fill the seat as soon as possible. You can get

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Seattle-area families of color are talking about improving remote education. Here are some of their ideas.

Regina Elmi is the executive director of the Somali Parent Education Board. Ann Ishimaru is associate professor of education at the University of Washington. The authors wrote this piece along with 10 other African American, Somali, Latina and Vietnamese parent leaders from the Renton, Federal Way, Kent, Highline and Seattle school districts.

Thousands of families and caregivers in King County are anxious as schools operate online. In recent months, we’ve experienced the devastation of COVID-19 and a summer of reckoning with anti-Black racism sparked by the killings of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and the shooting of Jacob Blake.

We also see racial inequities deepening in our schools. As difficult and heartbreaking as this time has been, many families in BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) communities have been mobilizing and finding creative ways to support and educate their children.

We challenge educational systems to consider: What might

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Count votes before talking about Colorado high school football, Gov. Polis

Thank you, Denver Nuggets.

Up until Friday night’s season-saving comeback from 16 points down against the Los Angeles Clippers, there wasn’t a whole lot of sunshine this week in the world of Colorado sports. (Actually, there was snow.)

From the “As the World Turns” daytime drama surrounding the fate of Colorado high school football, to Von Miller’s potentially season-ending tendon injury, to the Rockies’ persistent nosedive —  we needed that, Nuggs.

We needed that bad.

Gov. Jared Polis — D+

Once upon a time, we expected our politicians to think before they spoke. That’s apparently too much to ask these days.

In what essentially amounted to one big 24-hour tease, Polis floated the possibility Tuesday of Colorado high school football returning this fall — then watched as CHSAA’s governing board unanimously voted down the idea less than 24 hours later.

A few days after that? Fall football was back on

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