Elections

Bill Weld makes his case to voters as alternative to President Trump

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Want a Republican alternative to Donald Trump? Bill Weld is making his pitch. The former two-term governor of Massachusetts is decrying the state of affairs...
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The way we vote: The future of voting is in Los Angeles County

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

For 2020, the nation's biggest voting district decided to grow its own voting machines and change the meaning of "Election Day." The reviews are glowing.
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Massachusetts' late budget an 'embarrassment,' watchdog says

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

A government watchdog is calling for new leadership after the “embarrassment” of Massachusetts coming in dead last across the nation on finalizing a budget for the second year...
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What ‘Send Her Back' Tells Us About Trump's 2020 Campaign

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

In the On Politics newsletter: The president's attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign.
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How to beat Trump? Dems divided as he rams race onto ballot

7 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

LOS ANGELES - Joe Biden, the early Democratic presidential front-runner, was at a soul food restaurant in Los Angeles on Thursday when he blasted President Donald Trump's...
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After bloody stretch of gun violence, Cincinnati lawmakers zero in on safety plan

After bloody stretch of gun violence, Cincinnati lawmakers zero in on safety plan

7 hours ago   |   WLWT

After a bloody stretch of gun violence in Cincinnati this summer, its elected lawmakers are zeroing in on a street safety plan.
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Rensselaer County Board of Elections to give ICE voter registration information

8 hours ago   |   Times Union

TROY - The Rensselaer County Board of Elections plans to share voter registration information with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to check if anyone who registered to...
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We're Good, Stormy Daniels' Attorney Said After Payment

We're Good, Stormy Daniels' Attorney Said After Payment

8 hours ago   |   Newser

Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election. But...
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AOC's policy adviser wants to tax high incomes at 99%. A tax attorney says it would be 'naive' not to expect high-earners to change their habits in response

AOC's policy adviser wants to tax high incomes at 99%. A tax attorney says it would be 'naive' not to expect high-earners to change their habits in response

8 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Dan Riffle, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's senior counsel and policy adviser, believes that income over a certain threshold should be taxed at 99%, he told Vox . Such a tax...
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President Trump says he's not happy with 'send her back' chant at North Carolina rally

8 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Trump claimed he tried to stop the chant, which came after he suggested a young Democratic congresswoman should leave the U.S.
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Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

Get ready for Round 2 of Kamala Harris vs. Joe Biden

It will be “Biden and Harris Round 2” at the second Democratic debates. The lineups for the Democratic presidential primary debates at the end of the month were drawn at random... Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House approves $15 minimum wage; Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade. Read more ...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted...

Man freed from prison because he was deemed too old to be a threat convicted of woman's murder

Jurors deliberated less than an hour before reaching a guilty verdict. Read more ...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never...

Buzz Aldrin peed his pants on the moon and 18 other wild facts you never learned about NASA's Apollo 11 mission

Fifty years ago, on July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon . In the years since, behind-the-scenes... Read more ...

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

Woman confuses sculpture of Spider-Man hands for devil horns

What a tangled web a Nebraska woman weaved about a sculpture she thought depicted devil horns - but is actually Spider-Man's hands. “It is a sculpture of two hands open... Read more ...

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

Strasburg hits and pitches Nationals to 13-4 win over Braves

ATLANTA - Stephen Strasburg had a three-run homer among his three hits and set a franchise-record for a pitcher with five RBIs, as the surging Washington Nationals beat the... Read more ...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will...

Judge denies Jeffrey Epstein's bail request, so the wealthy financier will have to wait in jail for his trial on sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy charges

US District Judge Richard Berman announced his decision to deny wealthy financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein 's bail request Thursday morning in the US District... Read more ...

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

Toys 'R' Us Is Coming Back But With A Different Approach

More than a year after filing for bankruptcy, the chain is relaunching in Texas and New Jersey. Its new stores will feature spaces for toy demonstrations and events. Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...