Axios PM: Trump plans to focus on "the big guy" — Arenas help voting surge — France's COVID spike

Watch for President Trump to address Joe Biden as the big guy or the chairman at tonight's debate as a way of dramatizing the Hunter Biden emails, Jonathan Swan tells me. The big picture: Trump's ad… [+1971 chars]

Axios World: Special report — Trump, Putin and nuclear weapons

A surprise offer from Vladimir Putin hasthe U.S. and Russia once again circling a potential pre-election nuclear deal. The big picture: The last treaty constraining the U.S. and Russia, New START, i… [+2882 chars]

U.S. signs anti-abortion declaration with conservative countries

The Trump administration signed an anti-abortion declaration on Thursday with 3o other countries, including conservative and authoritarian governments in Egypt, Uganda, Belarus, Saudi Arabia, Hungary… [+1554 chars]

Early voting eclipses 2016 total with 12 days until election

91% of likely voters nationally say they are "extremely motivated to vote," including 92% in battleground states Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, according to a… [+328 chars]

What to expect from the final debate of the 2020 election

Watch for President Trump to address Joe Biden as the big guy or the chairman at tonight's debate as a way of dramatizing the Hunter Biden emails. Hunter's former business partner Tony Bobulinski is … [+2172 chars]

NYC, Portland, Seattle sue Trump admin over threat to pull federal funding

New York City, Portland and Seattle sued the Trump administration on Thursday over its threat to withdraw federal funding after the Justice Department designated the cities as "anarchist jurisdiction… [+1635 chars]

Watch: How the pandemic has changed the energy industry

Axios will host a conversation on Wednesday, October 28 at 12:30pm ET on how the pandemic has affected the environment and the energy industry and how these shifts will have a lasting impact on the p… [+162 chars]

Drivers sue Uber over in-app messages promoting ballot measure

A group of Uber drivers, along with nonprofits Worksafe and the Chinese Progressive Association, have sued the ride-hailing company, arguing that in-app messages promoting a California ballot measure… [+1195 chars]

"Rare," record-breaking Colorado wildfires burn beyond normal season

The East Troublesome Fire in Grand County, Colorado has grown to roughly 125,600 acres as of Thursday, extending into Rocky Mountain National Park and forcing hundreds of people to evacuate, per the … [+2406 chars]

Coronavirus dashboard

France has become the second country in Western Europe to surpass 1 million COVID-19 cases, Johns Hopkins University data shows The big picture: France had reported 1,000,369 cases and 34,075 deaths… [+264 chars]