16 October 2020
Vol 370, Issue 6514

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COVER Donald Trump's presidency has been marked by a dismissal of science and evidence. Now, voters are deciding who will occupy the White House amid a host of science-related crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic, forest fires and climate change, and fierce debates over immigration and racial justice. See pages 267 and 278. Illustration: Zoë van Dijk