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Exam grading algorithms amid coronavirus: what's the row about?

1 minute ago   |   National Post

By Avi Asher-Schapiro
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‘It's The Hunger Games for Laboratories.' Why Some People Are Waiting Weeks for Their COVID-19 Test Results

3 minutes ago   |   Time

A graduate student in Florida waited 11 days. Positive. A 14-year-old in California waited 24 days. Negative. A writer in New York has waited for four days-and is still...
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Syria's Assad stops speech due to low blood pressure before resuming - state TV

19 minutes ago   |   National Post

AMMAN - Syrian President Bashar al Assad suffered low blood pressure for a few minutes while delivering a speech to parliament before resuming normally, state television said...
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Change needed in Lebanon after Beirut blast, says German foreign minister

19 minutes ago   |   National Post

BEIRUT - Germany's foreign minister said on Wednesday that Lebanon needed a government that can fight corruption and enact reforms as he toured Beirut port, scene of the...
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Community activists to demand that mayor, governor save Mercy Hospital

Community activists to demand that mayor, governor save Mercy Hospital

23 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - Community activists want to meet with political leaders about the closing of Mercy Hospital. At the end of last month, the hospital's president announced that Mercy...
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Here's how Pfizer, Moderna, Novavax compare in race for COVID-19 vaccine

25 minutes ago   |   ABC

The race to develop the coronavirus vaccine is in full swing, and drugmakers are approaching innovative ways to build them. Here's how it looks:
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NCAA college football cancellations could send networks, advertisers scrambling into 2021

39 minutes ago   |   National Post

The cancellation of the fall college football season due to the coronavirus pandemic could send networks, athletic conferences and advertisers scrambling to reshuffle their...
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Police patrol deserted Bengaluru streets after Facebook post sparks clashes

39 minutes ago   |   National Post

BENGALURU - Baton-wielding police patrolled barricaded and deserted streets in parts of the southern Indian tech hub of Bengaluru on Wednesday, after three people were killed...
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‘The final blow' - Beirut blast batters struggling hospitals

39 minutes ago   |   National Post

BEIRUT - The St. George Hospital where Soha Khalaf works as a nurse lies less than a mile from Beirut port. She had no time to recover from the enormous explosion that blasted...
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Iran says U.S. arms embargo push at U.N. will fail -TV

53 minutes ago   |   National Post

DUBAI - U.S. efforts to get the U.N. Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Tehran would fail, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Wednesday...
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Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, billionaire media mogul, dead at 97

Sumner Redstone, a media titan and billionaire who, as chairman of Viacom and National Amusements, drew headlines both for his deal-making as well as his turbulent personal... Read more ...

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Media mogul Sumner Redstone dies at 97

Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97. ViacomCBS Inc., which he lead for decades, remembered Redstone for his... Read more ...

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota's Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Omar, a member of “The Squad” of four progressive female members of Congress, survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an... Read more ...

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Late night hosts crack first jokes about Kamala Harris' vice presidential bid

Hours after Joe Biden announced that California junior Senator Kamala Harris would be his running mate, the hosts shared their opinions on the news. Read more ...

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

How Biden selected Kamala Harris as his running mate

Biden, aware of the potential pitfalls of being a 77-year-old white male standard-bearer of a party increasingly comprised of women, people of color and young voters, made... Read more ...

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Biden-Harris first Democratic ticket since 1984 without an Ivy League grad

Joe Biden's choice of Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate marks the first time that the Democratic presidential ticket hasn't had an Ivy League graduate since 1984... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

LIVE: President Trump holds news conference

President Donald Trump is speaking at the White House. Read more ...

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

Joe Biden Picks Kamala Harris To Be His VP Running Mate In Historical Moment

The results are in. Joe Biden has selected California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the 2020 election. The presumptive Democratic nominee made... Read more ...

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

Man, 25, charged in fatal hit-and-run in River North

CHICAGO - Chicago police have charged a man in the hit-and-run that killed a woman and injured her daughter in River North. Edgar Roman, 25, is charged with one felony count of... Read more ...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable...

Microsoft is launching the Surface Duo next month, its ambitious foldable phone with two screens that opens and closes like a book. Here's how it works

Microsoft announced that the Surface Duo, its first foldable smartphone, will launch on September 10 for $1,400. The device consists of two separate 5.6-inch displays that work... Read more ...