Election 2019

I'm an Indian journalist who lived through Kashmir's traumatic internet blackout, which started one year ago. Here's what it's like to have your freedoms ripped away for 213 days

I'm an Indian journalist who lived through Kashmir's traumatic internet blackout, which started one year ago. Here's what it's like to have your freedoms ripped away for 213 days

4 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

On August 5, 2019, India's Hindu nationalist government revoked the autonomy of the Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir region. The day before, it had cut off phone signals...
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'Quarantined before war': Valerie Loureda shares enforced isolation time with Instagram fans ahead of Bellator return

'Quarantined before war': Valerie Loureda shares enforced isolation time with Instagram fans ahead of Bellator return

28 minutes ago   |   RT

Bellator MMA starlet and Instagram favorite Valerie Loureda makes her return to the cage this Friday night at Bellator 243 but, as she explained to her fans on Instagram, she...
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Kansas could elect its first openly transgender lawmaker this fall

44 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

She will join at least four openly transgender lawmakers serving in other states.
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Trump could avert mail-in voting disaster

58 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

President Trump's delay-the-election trial balloon on Twitter last week was resoundingly denounced, and rightly so. Indeed, so thorough was the repudiation, including from top...
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Majority of registered voters oppose U.S. election delay-Reuters/Ipsos poll

1 hour ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - Two thirds of registered American voters oppose delaying the Nov. 3 presidential election due to the coronavirus pandemic, and more than half think President Donald...
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‘We have to get rid of Trump': Pro-Bernie group launches effort to boost Biden

‘We have to get rid of Trump': Pro-Bernie group launches effort to boost Biden

1 hour ago   |   Politico

A left-wing group that opposed Joe Biden in the primaries is launching a six-figure digital campaign aimed at persuading progressive voters in battleground states, especially...
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Poll: Majority support voting by mail, bucking Trump

Poll: Majority support voting by mail, bucking Trump

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Most voters approve of voting by mail ahead of a presidential election plagued by coronavirus concerns, and an overwhelming majority agree the contest should proceed as...
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Biden's Campaign Plans $280 Million Ad Blitz in the Fall

1 hour ago   |   Bloomberg

Democratic nominee Joe Biden's presidential campaign will buy $280 million in advertising time in the fall, almost twice as much as the $151 million President Donald Trump has...
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A Texas Company Is Trying To Find Buyers For 1.7 Million Pounds Of Nuts American Airlines No Longer Will Serve

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Milroy said that in 2019 American bought 1.35 million 20-ounce bags of mixed nuts from GNS, or almost 1.7 million pounds of nuts.
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Shark attacks at a low for 2020, but deaths double 2019 numbers

1 hour ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

Florida has had eight suspected shark attacks documented in 2020, with half of them in Volusia County. The total number of shark-related deaths, though, is already more than...
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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 ...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy...

Progressive Activist Cori Bush Projected To Oust Longtime Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay

Rep. William Lacy Clay has represented the state's 1st Congressional District, around St. Louis, since 2001. 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 ...

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

Abreu, White Sox edge Brewers 3-2 for 6th straight victory

MILWAUKEE - These don't appear to be the same old Chicago White Sox that have stumbled through seven consecutive losing seasons. Read more ...

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 ...