The U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 200,000, and it’s just ‘the tip of the iceberg’
The coronavirus, which was first confirmed in the United States about eight months ago, has killed more than 200,000 people across the country as U.S. officials rush to approve and manufacture a vaccine.
CDC discouraging trick-or-treating, indoor costume parties and haunted houses for Halloween this year
Mitt Romney backing of Supreme Court vote paves way for election-year confirmation
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah signaled on Tuesday that he is on board with the Senate's taking up a new Supreme Court nominee during the current election year, an announcement that all but ensures a nominee put forward by President Donald Trump will be confirmed barring any potential missteps by the nominee during the confirmation process.
Brace for Resistance whiplash! Mitt Romney: 'I intend to follow the Constitution and precedent in considering the president's nominee'; UPDATED
"LOLOLOL. Where's your messiah now, b*tches?"
Joe Biden still has big lead on Donald Trump in Michigan — but it's shrinking, poll shows
Seven weeks out from the Nov. 3 election, a Free Press poll released Friday shows that Democratic nominee Joe Biden continues to hold a clear lead over President Donald Trump in Michigan, though his advantage was still shrinking from its high point a few months ago.
Anne Helen Petersen on millennial burnout: 'There's no decompression time'
When I reach writer Anne Helen Petersen on the phone, she’s remarking on the smoky air outside her home in Montana, a symptom of the wildfires burning in Washington, Oregon and California that have enveloped large swaths of the country in a thick grey haze.
[Opinion] Whistleblower Nurse in ICE Jail Alleges Forced Sterilization & Neglect Amid 8th COVID Death
As ICE confirms the 20th person to die in its detention in fiscal year 2020, making it one of the deadliest periods in the agency’s history, we talk to the whistleblower at the center of an explosive complaint that accuses an ICE jail in Georgia of failing to adhere to coronavirus safety protocols and performing a large number of unwanted hysterectomies on detainees.
No Charges Against Tucson Police Officers In Death Of Carlos Ingram
Three of the Tucson police officers involved resigned after the April 21 incident.
Guess How Much I Love You author Sam McBratney dies aged 77
The Northern Irish author died on 18 September, his publisher Walker Books announced on Monday. He is survived by his wife Maralyn, their three children and six grandchildren.
Tycoon who criticised Xi Jinping jailed for 18 years
The former chairman of a state-owned real estate company who publicly criticized President Xi Jinping’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic was sente...
Can António Guterres lead a broken United Nations?
The U.N. secretary-general has faced a dysfunctional Security Council, an isolationist White House, and entrenched bureaucracy. In the face of COVID-19 and climate change, can António Guterres lead the world to collective action?
Announcement in Breonna Taylor case expected today
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Louisville, Kentucky, police are canceling vacations and requests for days off in preparation for an announcement by the state attorney general on whether he plans to charge police officers in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor. Police officials said in a statement Monday that such requests were being canceled "until further notice.
With Limited COVID-19 Vaccine Doses, Who Would Get Them First?
A CDC advisory committee is debating this issue Tuesday. Half of U.S. adults could be considered high priority yet the initial supply is likely to be only enough for 3 to 5% of the population.(Image credit: Hans Pennink/AP)