U.S. Broadcasting Agency Will Not Extend Visas For Its Foreign Journalists

U.S. BROADCASTING AGENCY WILL NOT EXTEND VISAS FOR ITS FOREIGN JOURNALISTS

Dozens of foreign nationals working in the U.S. for Voice of America may have to leave the country, putting some at risk of retribution...

'Devastated': As Layoffs Keep Coming, Hopes Fade That Jobs Will Return Quickly

'DEVASTATED': AS LAYOFFS KEEP COMING, HOPES FADE THAT JOBS WILL RETURN QUICKLY

"What we're seeing now is that lots more people who are unemployed are going to be unemployed for a longer period of time," economist...

 
 
 
The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

THE ECONOMY MAY BE LOSING ITS IMPACT ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Conventional wisdom says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie...

FORMER CDC DIRECTOR ON TRUMP'S CRITICISM OF SCHOOL REOPENING GUIDELINES

NPR's David Greene speaks with Dr. Jeffrey Koplan, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about President...

 
 
 
When It Comes To Reopening Schools, 'The Devil's In The Details,' Educators Say

WHEN IT COMES TO REOPENING SCHOOLS, 'THE DEVIL'S IN THE DETAILS,' EDUCATORS SAY

Teachers, parents and district leaders say the back-to-school season has fogged over with confusion. Will schools reopen? And if so,...

'We Were Treated Worse Than Animals': Disaster Recovery Workers Confront COVID-19

'WE WERE TREATED WORSE THAN ANIMALS': DISASTER RECOVERY WORKERS CONFRONT COVID-19

Disaster recovery workers cleaning up after major flooding in Michigan tested positive for the coronavirus. The outbreak shined a light...

 
 
 

NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS TO OPEN IN FALL WITH SOME IN-PERSON INSTRUCTION

The plan will likely put students in school twice a week. Mayor Bill de Blasio said 75% of families wanted to send their kids back...

Houston Mayor Cancels Texas GOP's In-Person Convention, Citing Public Health Concerns

HOUSTON MAYOR CANCELS TEXAS GOP'S IN-PERSON CONVENTION, CITING PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERNS

Mayor Sylvester Turner announced the move on Wednesday, as the city reported hundreds of new cases of COVID-19.

 
 
 
Scrabble Association Bans Racial, Ethnic Slurs From Its Official Word List

SCRABBLE ASSOCIATION BANS RACIAL, ETHNIC SLURS FROM ITS OFFICIAL WORD LIST

On Wednesday, the North American Scrabble Players Association, which governs tournaments in the U.S. and Canada, said it was removing...

College Sports Falling Victim To Coronavirus And Financial Stresses

COLLEGE SPORTS FALLING VICTIM TO CORONAVIRUS AND FINANCIAL STRESSES

The Ivy League has put all sports on hold until at least January, while Stanford plans to discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity programs...

 
 
 
Census Bureau Expands Early Door Knocking For Count To 6 More States

CENSUS BUREAU EXPANDS EARLY DOOR KNOCKING FOR COUNT TO 6 MORE STATES

Despite the pandemic, Census Bureau officials say they've determined it's safe enough for visits to unresponsive homes in parts of...

Census Bureau Expands Early Door Knocking For Count To 6 More States

CENSUS BUREAU EXPANDS EARLY DOOR KNOCKING FOR COUNT TO 6 MORE STATES

Despite the pandemic, Census Bureau officials say they've determined it's safe enough for visits to unresponsive homes in parts of...

 
 
 
Transcripts Of Police Body Cams Show Floyd Pleaded 20 Times That He Couldn't Breathe

TRANSCRIPTS OF POLICE BODY CAMS SHOW FLOYD PLEADED 20 TIMES THAT HE COULDN'T BREATHE

Filed as part of a motion to dismiss charges against one of the officers, the transcripts also appear to show an officer expressing...

Georgia Congressman Asks DOJ To Investigate DA Handling Rayshard Brooks Case

GEORGIA CONGRESSMAN ASKS DOJ TO INVESTIGATE DA HANDLING RAYSHARD BROOKS CASE

Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., wants the Fulton County District Attorney investigated for "egregious abuse of power." Collins is running...

 
 
 
Trump Acknowledges GOP Convention May Adapt As Florida Coronavirus Tally Rises

TRUMP ACKNOWLEDGES GOP CONVENTION MAY ADAPT AS FLORIDA CORONAVIRUS TALLY RISES

Trump's campaign has long wanted a sports arena packed to the rafters, but the president concedes in an interview that the worsening...

Trump Acknowledges GOP Convention May Adapt As Florida Coronavirus Tally Rises

TRUMP ACKNOWLEDGES GOP CONVENTION MAY ADAPT AS FLORIDA CORONAVIRUS TALLY RISES

Trump's campaign has long wanted a sports arena packed to the rafters, but the president concedes in an interview that the worsening...

 
 
 
Trump Acknowledges GOP Convention May Adapt As Florida Coronavirus Tally Rises

TRUMP ACKNOWLEDGES GOP CONVENTION MAY ADAPT AS FLORIDA CORONAVIRUS TALLY RISES

Trump's campaign has long wanted a sports arena packed to the rafters but the president conceded in an interview that the worsening...

'UNHOLY' EXAMINES THE ALLIANCE BETWEEN WHITE EVANGELICALS AND TRUMP

The president isn't known for his faith. Instead, author Sarah Posner says he connects with Evangelicals by voicing the legal, social,...

 
 
 
Michael Drake Will Be The First Black President In U.C. System's 152-Year History

MICHAEL DRAKE WILL BE THE FIRST BLACK PRESIDENT IN U.C. SYSTEM'S 152-YEAR HISTORY

Michael Drake, a physician, previously served as the president of The Ohio State University. He was unanimously approved by the University...

New Yorkers Look To Suburbs And Beyond. Other City Dwellers May Be Next

NEW YORKERS LOOK TO SUBURBS AND BEYOND. OTHER CITY DWELLERS MAY BE NEXT

Now that so many are working from home, more people are considering moving out of the city. The pandemic has sent enough New Yorkers...

 
 
 



‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old...

‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old son in Lake Piru

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Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

President Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen

Reopening schools "is important for the children & families," President Donald Trump said on Twitter. "May cut off funding if not open!” Read more ...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their home was on fire

The Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July when a fire broke out in their garage. Read more ...

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

The decision affects all sports for the group of schools happening before Jan. 1. Read more ...

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over the next two years

The company said it lost 49% of net sales during March, April and May of this year compared to sales last year. Read more ...

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

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United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half of its U.S. staff. Read more ...

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

SF Lawmaker: CAREN Act 'Is the CAREN We Need'

A San Francisco lawmaker wants to deploy "CAREN" against people making racially motivated calls to 911. Supervisor Shamann Walton introduced the ordinance Wednesday, calling it... Read more ...