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Are Mail-In Ballots Already Being Counted? Good Question

7 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The number of Minnesotans requesting mail-in ballots this year has reached numbers never seen before. The secretary of state's office said there have been 546,000...
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Will Sen. Kamala Harris be Joe Biden's VP pick? It's a very real possibility

7 hours ago   |   ABC

It's the big question mark left in the 2020 presidential race: Who will be former Vice President Joe Biden's running mate?
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After 6 Weeks, Victors Are Declared in 2 N.Y. Congressional Primaries

7 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

Representative Carolyn Maloney and Councilman Ritchie Torres won in New York City after a Democratic primary that raised concerns about mail-in voting.
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Coronavirus In Minnesota: Gov. Walz Sued For State Face Mask Mandate

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A group is suing Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz for making Minnesotans wear masks. Minnesota Voters Alliance filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday claiming the statewide mask...
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DFL Files Federal Elections Complaint Against Ilhan Omar Challenger Antone Milton-Meaux

DFL Files Federal Elections Complaint Against Ilhan Omar Challenger Antone Milton-Meaux

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - With one week until the primary, Minnesota's DFL Party has filed a federal elections complaint against Congresswoman Ilhan Omar ‘s Democratic challenger. The...
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The Spin: Teachers Union, Mayor Lightfoot and a new game of brinksmanship? | Durkin says GOP candidates will use ComEd, Madigan as talking points in November election | Social gatherings spark uptick in Chicago COVID-19 cases

9 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Welcome to The Spin, the Chicago Tribune's politics newsletter.
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Gov. Walz, Minneapolis Mayor Give Differing Accounts Of Why National Guard Response To Unrest Was Delayed

11 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - With large sections of Minneapolis and St. Paul still in ruins, the charred question lingers: What took so long in those dark days to get the National Guard on...
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W.N.B.A. Players Escalate Protest of Anti-B.L.M. Team Owner

11 hours ago   |   NY Times   |   4 articles

Led by the members of the Atlanta Dream, players have begun wearing T-shirts supporting a political opponent of Senator Kelly Loeffler, who co-owns the Dream and has spoken...
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High school freshman, 14, Chicago's youngest 40th ward Democratic Deputy Committeewoman

11 hours ago   |   ABC

"I feel like as long as I can go to the table it doesn't really matter what everybody else thinks."
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US nears 5 million coronavirus cases as deaths surpass 156k

11 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The average number of COVID-19 deaths per day in the U.S. over the past two weeks has gone from about 780 to 1,056, according to an AP analysis.
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

Navy finds human remains on sunken Marine tank off Southern California

The Navy on Tuesday located an amphibious tank that sank off the Southern California coast last week and is preparing to recover the human remains of troops believed to have... Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

Explosion in Beirut: Photos From a City Still Reeling From the Blast

A massive explosion rocked the capital city of Lebanon on Tuesday, causing widespread destruction and loss of life. So far, at least 60 people were killed in the blast and over... Read more ...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest...

Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in... Read more ...

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Massive explosion shakes Lebanon's capital Beirut

Local news reported multiple people were wounded in the incident. Read more ...

Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion killed at least 100

Lebanese confront devastation after massive Beirut explosion killed at least 100

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Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble...

Death toll from Beirut blast rises to 100, more victims remain under rubble - Lebanese Red Cross chief

The death toll from the powerful explosions in Lebanon's capital Beirut has grown to 100 and could increase even more, the head of the Lebanese Red Cross has warned. Lebanese... Read more ...

Census ending data collection for 2020 count a month early

Census ending data collection for 2020 count a month early

The decision comes as legislation that would have extended the national head count's deadlines stalls in the U.S. Senate. Read more ...