A Texas teacher was fired for wearing a Black Lives Matter face mask
A Texas teacher was fired for continuing to wear a Black Lives Matter face mask after school officials asked her to stop.
Post-ABC poll: Biden maintains lead over Trump nationally in stable presidential race
Top Democrat expresses hope deal can be reached with White House on COVID
WASHINGTON - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, said on Sunday she thinks a deal can be reached with the White House on a coronavirus relief package and that talks were continuing. "We are having our conversations. And when I have a conversation with the administration, it is in good faith," Pelosi said on CNN. "I trust Secretary Mnuchin to
Sheriff: 1 wounded in shooting at haunted house
CHINA GROVE, N.C. — One person was wounded in a shooting at a Halloween haunted house attraction in North Carolina on Saturday, authorities said.Investigators arrested five juveniles and seized three guns after responding to a report of shots fired at the Reaper’s Realm haunted house in China Grove, the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
Lawyer says officer thought Blake was trying to kidnap child
KENOSHA, Wis. — The Kenosha police officer who shot Jacob Blake in the back seven times last month told investigators he thought Blake was trying to abduct one of his own children and that he opened fire because Blake started turning toward the officer while holding a knife, the officer’s lawyer contends.
Biden calls on Senate to 'take a step back from the brink' and not vote on Barrett
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called on the U.S. Senate to hold off voting on President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, claiming that the right thing to do would be to wait to fill the vacant seat on the court until after January's inauguration.
Democrats, with election in view, focus on healthcare in Supreme Court fight
By Lawrence Hurley and Steve Holland WASHINGTON - Democratic lawmakers on Sunday warned that if the U.S. Senate approves President Donald Trump's third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, she could cast a decisive vote to strike down the Obamacare health law. With Republicans controlling the Senate, Democrats have little leverage to prevent a quick vote on Barrett before the Nov.
Mark Meadows: FBI director too quick to 'make a verdict' about mail-in ballots
Tensions between FBI Director Christopher Wray and White House chief of staff Mark Meadows remain high over dissenting views on the security of voting by mail.
Police arrest dozens during unauthorized Maryland car rally
OCEAN CITY, Md. — More than 100 people have been arrested on criminal and traffic offences during an unauthorized car rally in a Maryland city, where confrontations between participants and police were captured on videos.The Baltimore Sun reports that police from neighbouring jurisdictions helped Ocean Police police officers with crowd control at the H2oi” rally in the beach town.
USA TODAY Sports' Week 3 NFL picks: Chiefs or Ravens in potential AFC championship game preview?
Week 3 should be fun – assuming our favorite NFL players don't wind up injured – with a hefty serving of compelling matchups on tap.
Lowering The Bar: Critics Go Ballistic As GOP Peddles 'Notorious ACB' T
"You must be so proud," disgusted observer mocks over heartless Republican fundraising scheme exploiting the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
27-Year-Old Woman Arrested in Connection With Fatal Stabbing of 5-Year-Old Girl
A 5-year-old girl was stabbed to death Saturday morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood.
Pelosi slams Republicans for trying to 'undo' Affordable Care Act through Trump Supreme Court nominee
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) slammed Republicans for trying to “undo” the Affordable Care Act by rushing a confirmation vote for Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's pick to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.