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Column: Trump's toxic debate performance was 90 minutes of disqualifying noise and cruelty

3 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Trump's relentless, snarling interruptions and refusal to abide by Tuesday's debate rules created as disgraceful a display of public behavior as we'll ever - hopefully - see...
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President Trump Has Attacked Critical Race Theory. Here's What to Know About the Intellectual Movement

1 hour ago   |   Time

During the first general election Presidential debate on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump was asked to explain his Administration's directive to all federal agencies to...
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Appeals Court Hands Wisconsin Democrats Victory In Absentee Ballot Extension Fight

2 hours ago   |   CBS   |   5 articles

MADISON, Wis. - A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld a six-day extension for counting absentee ballots in Wisconsin's presidential election , handing Democrats a victory...
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State Republicans differ with US Sen. Johnson over when to count absentee ballots

State Republicans differ with US Sen. Johnson over when to count absentee ballots

4 hours ago   |   WISN

In response to the pandemic, and a significant increase in absentee ballots, Wisconsin's U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson called for a change in Wisconsin law that many Milwaukee...
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Trump vs. Biden: Facing Off on Taming a ‘Rising China'

4 hours ago   |   Time

As President, Donald Trump has cast China as a global villain: a malevolent actor that all but launched a worldwide pandemic on an unsuspecting world, robbed Americans of their...
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HUD inspectors find Ben Carson's actions didn't benefit son in Baltimore deals, but had the 'appearance' of ethical issues

4 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

The inspector general's office for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Affairs released an investigative report Tuesday that found no evidence that HUD Secretary Ben...
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Worldwide coronavirus death toll surpasses 1 million

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

The U.S. leads the death toll with more than 200,000 deaths. Brazil, Mexico, India, and the U.K. follow.
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Disney Lays Off a Quarter of U.S. Theme Park Workers

6 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

The company said it would eliminate 28,000 jobs across its resorts in Florida and California, which have been hit hard by the pandemic.
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Bill to regulate doping in horse racing passes U.S. House

6 hours ago   |   Times Union   |   2 articles

The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation aimed at curbing doping in horse racing and improving safety for horses and jockeys on the track. The legislation was the...
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On the road with Operation Warp Speed, the U.S. COVID-19 vaccine effort

7 hours ago   |   Science Mag

During a vaccine trial site visit, project leaders and researchers discuss minority enrollment, politics, safety, and conflicts of interest
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'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

'I Am Woman' singer Helen Reddy, '70s hitmaker, dies at 78

Helen Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her rousing feminist anthem “I Am Woman” and recorded a string of other hits, has died. Read more ...

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

Local analyst weighs in on importance of first presidential debate

The states are high Tuesday night with both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden trying to win over undecided voters and secure their support base. Read more ...

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at its parks in California, Florida

Disney to lay off 28,000 employees at its parks in California, Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. - Squeezed by limits on attendance at its theme parks and other restrictions due to the pandemic, The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it will lay off 28,000 workers... Read more ...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes announces he's going to be a dad

The Kansas City Chiefs star quarterback shared this image of him and his fiancée, Brittany Matthews, holding a sonogram Tuesday afternoon on Instagram. Read more ...

“You're debating him, not me!” Chris Wallace caught in middle of Trump-Biden...

“You're debating him, not me!” Chris Wallace caught in middle of Trump-Biden debate

There were only two candidates on stage at Tuesday night's first presidential debate - but it was a three-way battle. Moderator and Fox News anchor Chris Wallace struggled... Read more ...

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, laid to rest beside her husband and near some of her former... Read more ...

Former NBA player Delonte West reunited with mother, checks into rehab...

Former NBA player Delonte West reunited with mother, checks into rehab facility, reports say

The Dallas Mavericks confirmed in an email to CNN that team owner Mark Cuban picked up West at a gas station Monday in an attempt to help get the 37-year-old's his life back on... Read more ...

What's next for Titans, Vikings after COVID-19 outbreak

What's next for Titans, Vikings after COVID-19 outbreak

Like MLB, the NFL eschewed a bubble. So, like MLB, an inevitable outbreak has hit the NFL. The Tennessee Titans have closed their facility after eight team members tested... Read more ...

‘Will you shut up, man?' Biden struggles to talk over interjecting Trump as...

‘Will you shut up, man?' Biden struggles to talk over interjecting Trump as debate get off to a messy start

The first US presidential debate quickly devolved from friendly greetings to chaos as Democratic challenger Joe Biden struggled to make his points while being interrupted... Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: First Biden v Trump 2020 presidential debate

WATCH LIVE: First Biden v Trump 2020 presidential debate

Donald Trump and Joe Biden debate each other for the first time, amid multiple crises the US has to face concurrently: the Covid-19 pandemic, the economic troubles stemming... Read more ...