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Chicago Public Schools will start the year with all remote learning: source

Chicago Public Schools will start the year with all remote learning: source

3 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Chicago Public Schools will start the year with all remote learning, according to a source. Last month, Mayor Lori Lightfoot and CPS CEO Janice Jackson unveiled a...
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1 dead, 2 injured after Gold Coast shooting

1 dead, 2 injured after Gold Coast shooting

3 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - One person was killed and two people were injured after a shooting in the city's Gold Coast neighborhood, according to police officials. Chicago police spokesperson...
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'It's Khabib and Tony all over again': Fans react as Zabit's UFC headliner against Yair Rodriguez postponed AGAIN

'It's Khabib and Tony all over again': Fans react as Zabit's UFC headliner against Yair Rodriguez postponed AGAIN

23 minutes ago   |   RT

A highly anticipated UFC showdown between flashy strikers Zabit Magomedsharipov and Yair Rodriguez has been canceled yet again, leading some to draw comparisons to the...
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Poll: Majority support voting by mail, bucking Trump

Poll: Majority support voting by mail, bucking Trump

37 minutes 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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How investors in $10 billion UiPath spotted an emerging European software decacorn

How investors in $10 billion UiPath spotted an emerging European software decacorn

39 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Enterprise software startup UiPath is Europe's latest decacorn, hitting a valuation of $10 billion after a Series E fundraise in July. UiPath offers something called robotic...
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Jimmy Fallon: Trump's Latest Interview Made His Briefings Look Good

55 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The “Axios on HBO” interview was “such a disaster, at one point FEMA showed up and wrapped Trump in a foil blanket,” the “Tonight Show” host said.
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Fresh off walk-off slam, A's look to down Rangers again

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Two pitchers done in by shaky defense in their latest start will look for better luck when the visiting Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics meet again on Wednesday night.
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Coronavirus Contract Tracing Chaos After Our Backyard Dinner

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

When my husband's cousin tested positive, all of the months of pandemic headlines converged.
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The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Aug. 5

2 hours ago   |   National Post

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4 a.m. on Aug 5, 2020:
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Egypt to withdraw from latest Nile dam talks for consultations

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Egypt fears the $4bn project could lead to water shortages upstream, while Sudan is concerned about dam's safety.
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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 ...