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Nevada among favorites to host GOP convention after Trump threat

3 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

After President Donald Trump's threat to move the Republican National Convention from North Carolina, online oddsmakers made Nevada the 9-2 fourth choice among alternate...
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National Guard Called To Minneapolis As Unrest Continues In Wake Of George Floyd's Death

5 minutes ago   |   Forbes   |   7 articles

Looting and protests spread Thursday as national civil rights leaders arrived in Minneapolis.
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Trump considering legislation that could scrap law protecting social media companies

9 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said he will introduce legislation that may scrap or weaken a law that has long protected internet companies, including Twitter and...
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Trump signs executive order attacking Section 230 legal protections for Facebook and Twitter

Trump signs executive order attacking Section 230 legal protections for Facebook and Twitter

15 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat   |   3 articles

Trump signed an executive order aimed at legal protections for companies like Facebook and Twitter after a warning label was put on a Trump tweet.
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NHL Training Camps Reportedly Won't Start Before July 10 Amid Coronavirus

17 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

As the NHL prepares to resume the 2019-20 season, formal training camps won't begin until at least July 10, according to Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. The NHL unveiled its...
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Why Trump's “Warp Speed” Race for a COVID-19 Vaccine Is Dangerous and Likely to Fail

20 minutes ago   |   Vanity Fair

The president is pushing for a vaccine to be available in October. But experts say it can't be done safely in that time frame.
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Warrant issued for arrest of former PQ leader Boisclair on sex assault charges

23 minutes ago   |   National Post

MONTREAL - A warrant has been issued for the arrest of former Parti Quebecois leader Andre Boisclair on charges that he used a weapon to commit a sexual assault.
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B.C. takes precautions as it moves to restart in-person court hearings

23 minutes ago   |   National Post

VICTORIA - Courthouses and courtrooms around British Columbia are being assessed to ensure they meet health and safety requirements as the province moves to resume in-person...
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Gov. Tim Walz Activates National Guard In Response To George Floyd Protests

27 minutes ago   |   CBS   |   7 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Gov. Tim Walz has signed an executive order activating the Minnesota National Guard “to help protect Minnesotans' safety and maintain peace in the wake of George...
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Some Minneapolis, St. Paul Post Offices Temporarily Suspend Delivery, Retail Services

27 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Out of an abundance of caution, the United States Postal Service announced Thursday that it's temporarily suspending services at select Minneapolis and St. Paul...
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Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter...

Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday seeking to crack down on social media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. The move comes two... Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called for peace Thursday as violent protests over the death of George Floyd shook the city - saying it's what the late 46-year-old father would... Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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