JOBLESS CLAIMS AT 870,000 AS FRAUD AND BACKLOGS CLOUD DATA

WASHINGTON - The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid rose slightly last week to 870,000, a historically high figure that...

TRUMP-APPOINTED JUDGES UNDER AN ELECTION-YEAR POLITICAL LENS

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - U.S. District Judge Eli Richardson, a Trump administration appointee who bucked the president's conservative base...

 
 
 

PROTESTS AS THAI LAWMAKERS VOTE ON CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS

BANGKOK - Thai lawmakers met Thursday to vote on six proposed amendments to the country's military-backed constitution, as protesters...

HONG KONG ACTIVIST WONG ARRESTED OVER UNAUTHORIZED ASSEMBLY

HONG KONG - Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong said he was arrested again Thursday for allegedly participating in an unauthorized...

 
 
 

LAWYER: CASE OF BLACK INMATE SET TO DIE REVEALS RACIAL BIAS

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled to die this year as part of the Trump administration's resumption...

PROGRESSIVES PLEDGE TO KEEP PUSHING BIDEN TO EXPAND COURT

WASHINGTON - Since Joe Biden ran away with the Democratic presidential nomination in March, leading progressives have accepted him...

 
 
 

TRUMP NO SE COMPROMETE CON TRANSICIÓN PACÍFICA SI PIERDE

WASHINGTON - El presidente estadounidense Donald Trump declinó el miércoles comprometerse a una transferencia pacífica del poder si...

TRUMP SAYS HE'S 'NOT A FAN' OF MEGHAN'S, WISHES HARRY LUCK

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump took a swipe at the Duchess of Sussex on Wednesday after the former Meghan Markle and Prince Harry...

 
 
 

LAWYER: CASE OF BLACK INMATE SET TO DIE REVEALS RACIAL BIAS

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. - The lawyer for the first Black inmate scheduled to die this year as part of the Trump administration's resumption...

BROWN BEAR BREAKS INTO THE ALASKA ZOO, KILLS POPULAR ALPACA

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A wild brown bear tunneled under perimeter fencing and killed a popular alpaca at the Alaska Zoo in Anchorage,...

 
 
 

TIKTOK ASKS JUDGE TO BLOCK TRUMP'S BAN AS DEADLINE LOOMS

NEW YORK - Chinese-owned TikTok asked a judge to block the Trump Administration's attempt to ban its app, suggesting the video-sharing...

VIRUS SHUTDOWN TOOK A TOLL ON ROUTINE HEALTH CARE FOR KIDS

WASHINGTON - A sharp decline in routine medical care for low-income children during the coronavirus shutdown could cause long-term...

 
 
 

MISSOURI GOVERNOR, OPPONENT OF MANDATORY MASKS, HAS COVID-19

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican who has steadfastly refused to require residents to wear masks, tested...

DEAR DONALD, DEAR MR. PRESIDENT: A TRUMP-NIXON '80S TALE

WASHINGTON - They were two men in Manhattan who craved the same thing: validation. One was a brash, young real estate developer looking...

 
 
 

HIGH COURT FIGHT ADDS TO PILE OF ISSUES WEIGHING ON VOTERS

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - The Republican Party headquarters in this former steel town was buzzing Saturday as supporters filed in to pick up...

TRUMP WORKS TO WIN OVER CATHOLIC VOTERS ON ABORTION ISSUE

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump promised Wednesday to sign an executive order that would require health care providers to provide...

 
 
 

JUDGE: ERIC TRUMP MUST TESTIFY IN NY PROBE BEFORE ELECTION

NEW YORK - Eric Trump must testify in a New York investigation into the family's businesses before the November presidential election,...

BETA CONTINUES SLOW TREK, BRINGING RAIN TO SEVERAL STATES

HOUSTON - A weakened Beta continued its slow trek across several Southern states on Wednesday, bringing rainfall to parts of Louisiana,...

 
 
 

COVERING THE BASES: FENWAY PARK EXPECTED AS VOTING VENUE

BOSTON - There's the windup, the pitch - and the vote. Election officials in Boston are expected to approve Fenway Park as an early...

DEPUTIES SEARCHING FOR MAN WHO STOLE CAT BLOOD FROM CLINIC

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. - A man caught on surveillance video is suspected of stealing cat blood from a veterinary clinic in Florida, sheriff's...

 
 
 



2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

The officers were shot after investigating reports of gunfire at an intersection where there was a large crowd, the interim Louisville police chief said. Read more ...

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers wounded in downtown shooting

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers wounded in downtown shooting

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say two officers have been shot as protests grow over lack of charges for officers in Breonna Taylor's death. Read more ...

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Trump won't commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declined to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the Nov. 3 presidential election. Read more ...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for...

Live updates: Anger, tears from protesters across US seeking justice for Breonna Taylor

Protesters are gathering across U.S. cities, decrying the outcome of a grand jury investigation. Read more ...

Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'

Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of 'naked ballots'

Democrats are scrambling in Pennsylvania to reduce the number of mail-in ballots that could be rejected because voters fail to put them in the required “secrecy envelope.” Read more ...

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California moves to end sales of new gas-powered cars

California would be the first U.S. state with such a rule, though Germany and France are among 15 other countries that have a similar requirement. Read more ...

Swing state polls show Trump up in Texas, Biden ahead in Iowa

Swing state polls show Trump up in Texas, Biden ahead in Iowa

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is within striking distance of President Donald Trump in Texas, tied with him in Georgia, and narrowly ahead in Iowa, according to new... Read more ...

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Reports: 2 Louisville police officers shot, but unclear if tied to protests

Police in Louisville, Kentucky, say two officers have been shot. Read more ...

10,000 a day contracting Covid-19 in UK says Health Minister Hancock, as he...

10,000 a day contracting Covid-19 in UK says Health Minister Hancock, as he urges people to download new tracing app

Up to 10,000 people a day are contracting Covid-19 in Britain, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said, adding that the number is still fewer than the “100,000 per day”... Read more ...

Ex-cop Brett Hankison indicted by Kentucky grand jury in shooting death of...

Ex-cop Brett Hankison indicted by Kentucky grand jury in shooting death of Breonna Taylor

A Kentucky grand jury has indicted the Louisville cop fired in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT, was sleeping in her apartment on March 13 when... Read more ...