A FEW LONG-SERVING HOUSE DEMOCRATS FACE SURPRISE ELECTION FIGHTS

Representative Peter DeFazio is part of an exclusive club of senior House Democrats facing a surprisingly close re-election contest...

PUTIN SAYS RUSSIA FACES VACCINE PRODUCTION PROBLEMS, SLOWING ROLLOUT

President Vladimir Putin said Russia is facing problems in its push to mass produce Covid-19 vaccines, as the number of inoculations...

 
 
 

ALL THE 2020 VOCABULARY YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE ELECTION DAY IN AMERICA

From naked ballots to safe-harbor deadlines - here are the terms to know.

MERKEL TELLS EU THEY SHOULD ALL HAVE ACTED SOONER ON VIRUS

German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered a wake-up call to fellow leaders in the 27-nation European Union by saying they all failed...

 
 
 

MIDWEST EXTENDS COVID-19 SURGE, WITH HIGHS IN ILLINOIS, IOWA

The Covid-19 surge in the Midwest rose to a record, led by single-day highs Wednesday in Kansas, Iowa and South Dakota as the region's...

UNDERSTANDING THE SPLIT SUPREME COURT DECISIONS ON MAIL BALLOTS

A dizzying array of U.S. Supreme Court orders and opinions over the past 10 days has left the rules governing next week's presidential...

 
 
 

FRANCE SAYS SECOND LOCKDOWN WILL CUT ECONOMIC OUTPUT BY 15%

France is aiming to limit the drop in economic activity to 15% during the country's second coronavirus lockdown starting on Friday,...

BIDEN SAYS HE'LL WORK TO REUNITE MIGRANT FAMILIES ON DAY ONE

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign announced that he would create a task force on his first day in office that would...

 
 
 

IVORY COAST'S GBAGBO SEEKS PRE-VOTE TALKS TO AVOID INSTABILITY

Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara's predecessor has joined the main opposition's call for talks before Oct. 31 elections and warned...

U.K. LABOUR SUSPENDS EX-LEADER CORBYN AFTER ANTI-SEMITISM PROBE

The U.K.'s opposition Labour Party suspended former leader Jeremy Corbyn after he failed to accept in full the findings of an anti-Semitism...

 
 
 

PELOSI SAYS SHE NEEDS MNUCHIN RESPONSES TO RESUME AID TALKS

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a letter Thursday that she's still awaiting responses on...

GIULIANI ALLIES' CO-DEFENDANT DAVID CORREIA ENTERS GUILTY PLEA

A businessman accused of taking part in a fraud and money-laundering plot along with two associates of Rudy Giuliani pleaded guilty...

 
 
 

WISCONSIN REPUBLICAN PARTY SAYS HACKERS STOLE $2.3 MILLION

Madison, Wis. - Hackers have stolen $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party's account that was being used to help reelect...

FRANCE VOWS TO STAND FIRM AFTER THREE PEOPLE SLAIN IN NICE

President Emmanuel Macron said France will stand firm in the face of Islamist extremism after a knifeman killed three people and injured...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS DREAM OF FLIPPING TEXAS WITH EARLY VOTE EXPLODING

A dramatic surge in early voting across Texas cities is infusing fresh hope in Democrats' dream of shaking Republicans' once-solid...

ELECTION WILL DECIDE FATE OF ALASKA GOLD MINE, SHIFT TO E-CARS

Oil drilling in the Arctic and the Pebble gold mine in Alaska aren't actually on the ballot - but they might as well be.

 
 
 

A STATE-BY-STATE LOOK AT 2020'S RECORD EARLY-VOTING TURNOUT

Texas and Montana are close to their 2016 vote totals before Election Day even begins.

 
 
 

HOW TO BUILD BACK GREENER AFTER THE PANDEMIC

The coronavirus has hobbled economies all over the globe. But with that destruction comes new opportunities.

TRUMP IS PEELING SOME INDIAN-AMERICANS AWAY FROM THE DEMOCRATS

America's second-largest immigrant group still favors Biden over Trump by a large margin.

 
 
 



Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over...

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty, saying school damaged his reputation over sex scandal

Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the Christian school dragged his name through the mud after he resigned as president amid a salacious sex scandal. The... Read more ...

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

White Sox hire Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa, following owner's orders

Two questions are fair to ask. The first: Wait, what? Also: Why? Read more ...

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. Read more ...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

The state GOP party has raised over $23.7 million over the past two years. Read more ...

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack against Democrat Joe Biden in the final days of the presidential campaign: unverified allegations about... Read more ...

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

Biden and Trump head to Florida for dueling rallies in battleground state

The battle for Florida heats up Thursday with both Donald Trump and Joe Biden campaigning in Tampa. Read more ...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration...

Officials: Man charged with changing Florida governor's voter registration address

An investigation began when Gov. Ron DeSantis noticed his address in the Florida voting registration database was changed. Read more ...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests...

New York country club fined $17,000 for hosting a wedding where 30 guests contracted coronavirus

Officials in one New York county have fined a Long Island country club $17,000 for hosting a wedding in which a third of guests later tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet...

'The right to vote is too important': Millions of mailed ballots not yet returned in key states

Election officials warn that time is running out for voters who want to avoid a polling place on Election Day. Read more ...

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

Things get worse for Patriots with Julian Edelman surgery blow

The Patriots' already pedestrian aerial attack took another hit on Thursday. The passing-challenged team will be without receiver Julian Edelman for an undetermined period of... Read more ...