Nation & World

World struggles as confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million

The world’s number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has surpassed 40 million.
October 19, 2020 7:12 AM

Nation & World

Hardliner wins Turkish Cypriot leadership election

A hardliner who won a Turkish Cypriot leadership election says he’s ready to resume talks aimed at ending Cyprus’ 46-year ethnic division, as long as rival Greek Cypriots come to grips with Turkey’s regional might.
October 18, 2020 2:52 PM

Nation & World

AP Top 25: Clemson remains overwhelming No. 1 over Alabama

Clemson easily held off Alabama to retain the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college football poll, extending its longest run atop the poll to seven weeks.
October 18, 2020 1:38 PM

National Politics

Pennsylvania nears 9M voters at registration deadline

Monday is the last day in Pennsylvania to register to vote in the Nov. 3 election in which the presidential battleground state is playing a central role in the contest between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden.
October 19, 2020 9:54 AM

National

Florida begins early voting with no major problems reported

Florida is reporting no serious problems as it begins early voting in much of the state.
October 19, 2020 9:53 AM

National Politics

Churches pay for billboards to oppose Virginia casino

A coalition of churches is paying for billboards with messages designed to influence voters to reject a $400 million casino proposed to be built at a vacant mall in Virginia.
October 19, 2020 9:52 AM

National Politics

‘Our house is on fire’: Suburban women lead charge vs. Trump

For many suburban women, the past four years have marked a political awakening that has powered women’s marches, the #MeToo movement and the victories of record numbers of female candidates.
October 19, 2020 9:52 AM

World

Morales aide claims victory in Bolivia’s presidential vote

Evo Morales’ party is claiming victory in Bolivia’s presidential election — a vote that appears to have rejected the right-wing policies of the interim government that took power after the leftist leader resigned and fled the country a year ago.
October 19, 2020 9:45 AM

World

Facing terror charges, ETA’s last boss apologizes for deaths

The last known chief of now-extinct Basque separatist militant group ETA is going on trial in Paris for terrorism charges, which he deems “absurd” because of his role in ending its long-standing conflict.
October 19, 2020 9:41 AM

World

Wales locks down as COVID-19 cases spike; Manchester resists

Wales has become the second nation in the United Kingdom to lock down large swaths of the economy to combat a second wave of coronavirus infections even as Prime Minister Boris Johnson is resisting calls to do the same throughout England.
October 19, 2020 9:36 AM

National

‘Clouds,’ by teen who died of cancer, hits No. 1 on iTunes

Seven years after his death to cancer at age 18, a Minnesota singer-songwriter has returned to the top of the iTunes chart.
October 19, 2020 9:22 AM

National

Wall Street opens mixed ahead of a busy week for earnings

Stocks gave up an early gain and turned mixed in the first few minutes of trading Monday morning.
October 19, 2020 9:19 AM

National

Suspect arrested on Hollywood studio lot after confrontation

Los Angeles police say a sexual assault suspect has been arrested on the Paramount Pictures studio lot in Hollywood after a confrontation with officers.
October 19, 2020 9:17 AM

New Articles

A desk of their own to ease remote learning for kids in need

As remote schooling swept the nation, parents realized that many kids lacked desks at home.
October 19, 2020 9:02 AM

National

The Latest: Famed Italian opera house quarantines cast

Milan’s La Scala theater said Monday that the cast of “Aida” has been put under quarantine after two members tested positive for coronavirus.
October 19, 2020 8:59 AM

National Politics

COVID delay: New coronavirus relief may slip past election

Congress is quickly moving past the point at which it can deliver more coronavirus relief before the Election.
October 19, 2020 8:56 AM

National Politics

Deep South News Advisory

October 19, 2020 8:54 AM

World

Thai authorities seek to censor coverage of student protests

Thai authorities are working to stem a growing tide of protests calling for the prime minister to resign by threatening to censor news coverage, raiding a publishing house and attempting to block the Telegram messaging app used by demonstrators.
October 19, 2020 8:51 AM

National Politics

Huge numbers return ballots in King County in first days

With King County election officials predicting voter turnout up to 90% early indications already show record-breaking numbers of ballots being returned as of Sunday.
October 19, 2020 8:51 AM
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