State politics

Why choice of running mate matters more than usual this year

13 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - For all the secrecy and speculation that typically surrounds the search for a vice presidential candidate, the decision rarely sways an election. But ahead of Joe...
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Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims

29 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. - President Donald Trump's end run around Congress on coronavirus relief is raising questions about whether it would give Americans the economic lifeline he...
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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

43 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

FALLS CHURCH, Va. - Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in...
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We're All Hong Kongers Now

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

China wants to swallow up Hong Kong's remaining freedoms. But it can't be allowed to arrest, on American soil, a U.S. citizen.
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Golf-Curry hails return of sports

1 hour ago   |   National Post

SAN FRANCISCO - Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry on Sunday said he was thrilled to see sports thrive in their return after being derailed by the COVID-19 crisis in March.
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With latest executive orders, Trump gets approval from his golf club crowd

With latest executive orders, Trump gets approval from his golf club crowd

1 hour ago   |   Politico

BEDMINSTER, N.J. - As White House negotiators and Democrats tried - and failed - to reach a deal that could help the millions of Americans who are unemployed and facing...
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‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

1 hour ago   |   RT   |   7 articles

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple...
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Red Cross sends thousands of volunteers to help N.Korea cope with coronavirus, floods

1 hour ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - The Red Cross has sent more than 43,000 volunteers to North Korea, including to the locked-down city of Kaesong, to help fight the novel coronavirus and provide flood...
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U.S. Official, Alex Azar, Praises Taiwan During Highest-Level Visit in Decades

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The visit signals the growing importance of Taiwan, which Beijing claims as its territory, as ties between the United States and China deteriorate.
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States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

2 hours ago   |   Post Gazette   |   2 articles

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the...
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Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates. Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Philadelphia center Joel Embiid left in the first quarter of the 76ers' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday after hurting his left ankle. Read more ...

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Gordon Hayward hit three free throws with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 122-119 on Sunday for their third... Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Morikawa delivers a great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

Morikawa delivers a great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

SAN FRANCISCO - Collin Morikawa delivered a shot that will go down as one of the best in a major that hardly anyone witnessed, setting up an eagle on the 16th hole Sunday that... Read more ...