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2020 Vision Thursday: Why Kamala Harris is struggling in the polls

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:05:31 -0400

Pundits have been speculating about the state of Sen. Kamala Harris's campaign ever since one of her staffers accidentally left an internal briefing memo that included the phrase “summer slump” at....
Bill de Blasio's net worth as he pulls out of 2020 presidential race

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:24:00 -0400

New York Mayor de Blasio announced that he is officially dropping out of the 2020 presidential race -- here's a look at his current finances.....
PHOTOS: Tropical Storm Imelda floods Texas

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:30:04 -0400

The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas on Thursday, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families t....
'Shocked and devastated': Connecticut father, son die in tragic fall after riding ATVs in abandoned quarry

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:55:44 -0400

A father and son died after they both fell off a 75-foot cliff in Connecticut Wednesday, WVIT-TV reported. ....
New Kavanaugh claims: What’s the impact?

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:41:09 -0400

Will new allegations about Brett Kavanaugh's behavior from the New York Times have a political impact or will they just lead to a repeat of the same partisan argument?....
Jerry becomes a hurricane en route to Puerto Rico; Humberto knocks out power in Bermuda

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:39:02 -0400

Tropical Storm Jerry strengthens into a hurricane. Meanwhile, there's power outages in Bermuda thanks to Humberto.....
Officials: Political donor caused deadly overdose during sex

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 01:31:20 -0400

Gemmel Moore had moved back home with his mother in Texas two years ago and was missing Los Angeles when he texted a photo of syringe in an arm to a wealthy gay man he knew in California. Buck bought ....
Inside Saudi Arabia's response to a raid on the heart of the oil kingdom

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:52:52 -0400

Saudi Arabia's newly appointed energy minister was in London when he learned in the middle of the night of the largest-ever attack on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman,....
American Airlines Mechanic who Sabotaged Plane before Takeoff Suspected of ISIS Ties

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:41:17 -0400

A federal judge denied bail on Wednesday to an American Airlines mechanic, who has been incarcerated since July for sabotaging a plane with 150 people on board, due to suspicions the mechanic has ties....
Texas man wanted for allegedly divorcing his wife without her knowledge

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 15:32:15 -0400

A Texas man is wanted by police after he allegedly filed for and completed divorce proceedings against his wife without her knowledge. ....
Campaigning Trudeau vows Canada assault rifle ban

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:16:26 -0400

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, campaigning for re-election, vowed on Friday to ban assault rifles but fell short on handguns, saying only that he would help cities restrict pistols and revolv....
Death of troubled officer whose gun wasn't taken away marks record number of suicides in NYPD

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:53:51 -0400

A police officer's recent death has disturbingly highlighted the record number of suicides among members of the New York Police Department this year.....
'This Is an Emergency. Our House Is on Fire.' Greta Thunberg Addresses New York's Climate Strike

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:47:58 -0400

Organizers expect thousands to turn out, and 16-year-old climate activists Greta Thunberg is scheduled to speak.....
A black Charlottesville city council candidate dropped out of the race after receiving violent threats from a white supremacist, prosecutors say

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 11:15:31 -0400

A federal indictment accuses Daniel McMahon, 31, of using social media "to threaten and intimidate a potential candidate."....
Sheriff: 1 officer dead, 1 injured in Louisiana shooting

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 20:17:27 -0400

One police officer was fatally shot and another wounded Friday after a vehicle chase north of New Orleans, authorities said. Mandeville Police Chief Gerald Sticker confirmed one officer's death and t....
U.S. to return about $100 million to the Treasury for an Afghanistan project due to a lack of transparency

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:27:07 -0400

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the United States would return about $100 million to the Treasury for an energy infrastructure project in Afghanistan and would withhold a further ....
Why Trump had a wad of cash in his back pocket

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:57:47 -0400

“I don’t carry a wallet because I haven’t had to use a credit card in a long time,” he told reporters aboard Air Force One. “I do like leaving tips to the hotel. I like to carry a little something.”....
High school sparks controversy over 'ridiculous' lunch: 'It's honestly sad'

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:24:52 -0400

A Minnesota high school is facing criticism for serving a meal that many people have since called "ridiculous."....
Imelda’s toll in Texas: Flooding and fears about a bridge

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:30:39 -0400

As the remnants of the former Tropical Storm Imelda moved north on Friday, residents in southeast Texas awoke to shut down roads, scattered thunderstorms and the possibility of more flooding from a st....
Single 25-year-old mother of 3 diagnosed with terminal cancer: 'I'm scared of leaving them behind'

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 16:51:24 -0400

A single mother of three who had gone cancer-free for months has now been diagnosed with terminal cancer.....
Republican Rep Spars with Al Sharpton over Past Anti-Semitic, Racist Remarks during Congressional Hearing

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 11:09:18 -0400

Sparks flew at a House Judiciary Committee on policing last Thursday as Representative Matt Gaetz (R., Flo.) questioned witness Al Sharpton regarding derogatory comments he allegedly made about Jews, ....
Marianne Williamson wants a national mandatory service for people ages 18-26 to combat climate change

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 15:22:37 -0400

At a presidential climate forum hosted by MSNBC, Marianne Williamson said Americans need a "World War II" level of mobilization against climate change.....
State sending troopers to help fight St. Louis crime

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 19:09:42 -0400

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson is sending highway patrol troopers and other state workers to St. Louis as part of an effort to fight the surge of violent crime that has included the killings of more than a....
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Verdict Leads to Angry Fallout

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:54:54 -0400

Christopher FurlongTOKYO—Three executives of Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) who ignored repeated warnings of a potential tidal wave that could result in a nuclear disaster, which did in fact tak....
Newsmaker: The anti-Netanyahu? Ex-general Gantz poised for top office

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 08:30:03 -0400

Benny Gantz has little of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's worldly polish or flair as a showy ideologue - and that may be exactly why so many weary Israelis want the ex-general in top office. A to....
Jeffrey Epstein victim says Prince Andrew bought her vodka at a London club when she was 17 before having sex with her

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:21:59 -0400

Virginia Roberts Giuffre, who has accused Jeffrey Epstein of sex trafficking her, explained how the late financier's close associate Ghislaine Maxwell coerced her into having sex with Prince Andre....
Here's Why Russia Has Detained 161 North Korean Sailors

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 05:31:00 -0400

Is a crisis brewing over illegal fishing?....
Trump asked Ukraine president 8 times to investigate Joe Biden's son, say reports

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:44:00 -0400

Donald Trump reportedly repeatedly pressured Ukraine’s new leader to launch an investigation into the son of the man the US president may face off again in 2020.Reports in the US media said Mr Trump b....
Boy, 4, who was diagnosed with autism and cancer within months of each other beats odds

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:05:16 -0400

A 4-year-old boy who was diagnosed with autism and cancer within three months has impressively beaten the odds....
Anti-Sisi protests break out in Egypt, several arrested

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:31:49 -0400

Rare small protests broke out on Friday in Cairo and other Egyptian cities calling for the removal of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi but police quickly dispersed them, AFP journalists reported. Dozen....
'90s kids were asked to do 'simple things' to save the Earth. Gen Z is thinking bigger

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:37:34 -0400

A 1990s book told kids of the "simple things" to do to affect the environment. Today, many say bigger changes are needed to stop climate change.....
The Latest: Greek refugee camp unable to house new arrivals

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 18:33:14 -0400

The Ocean Viking had assisted Maltese authorities and pulled the migrants from an overcrowded wooden boat on Thursday in international waters. The Ocean Viking initially counted 36 people but correct....
Navy Orders Trial for Two in Hazing Death of Green Beret Logan Melgar

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:33:10 -0400

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/handoutA Navy SEAL and a Marine will be tried for the hazing death of Green Beret Logan Melgar, who was allegedly duct-taped and put in a chokehold by his militar....
A car crashed through a Sears in Woodfield Mall outside Chicago and kept driving, injuring at least 2 shoppers

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:07:36 -0400

A black SUV appears to have driven through a Sears into the Woodfield Mall outside Chicago, with police stating at least 2 people were injured.....
FedEx Pilot Detained in China for Item Found in Luggage

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:51:37 -0400

(Bloomberg) -- A FedEx Corp. pilot was temporarily detained in southeastern China after authorities found hundreds of air-gun pellets in his luggage prior to boarding a commercial flight to Hong Kong,....
Russia Can't Stop Israel's F-35 Stealth Fighters

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 21:00:00 -0400

Key point: The F-35 operates on another level that Russia's air defense cannot handle.....
George Conway says Trump should be impeached if he pressured Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 13:48:04 -0400

George Conway, who is married to senior White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said Thursday that President Trump should be impeached and removed from office “without delay” if it turns out he pressu....
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry to attend same wedding as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner (report)

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 10:00:37 -0400

When Misha Nonoo married Michael Hess in Rome this weekend, the royals may have a run-in with the Trumps.....
Hong Kong diners offered protest-inspired 'eyeball' mocktails and 'tear gas' eggs

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:03:18 -0400

Pro-democracy protests that have roiled Hong Kong for more than three months are providing culinary inspiration for a restaurant that offers a themed menu with spicy wasabi-spiked "tear gas" eggs and ....
Man accused of changing adopted daughter's age, abandoning her, turns himself in

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 16:46:35 -0400

An Indiana couple have been charged with neglect after authorities say they changed their daughter's age from 11 to 22, moved to Canada and left her behind.....
Hurricane Lorena skirts east coast of Mexico's Baja

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 23:55:37 -0400

Hurricane Lorena skirted along the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula late Friday, prompting new warnings and watches for coastal areas but apparently sparing a direct hit on the resort-....
Son who threw his terminally ill 79-year-old mother to her death spared jail

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 14:13:36 -0400

A teacher who threw his terminally ill 79-year-old mother to her death from a first-floor balcony spared jail as judge describes it as a "mercy killing".  A "devoted, loving son" w....
See Photos of the 2020 BMW Z4 M40i

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:59:00 -0400

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Gerald Bostock Was Fired. He Wants His Supreme Court Case to Help Change LGBTQ Rights in America.

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 04:43:01 -0400

Courtesy Gerald BostockGerald Bostock relished doing his job. He was proud of helping young people. Until 2013 he worked for Clayton County, Georgia, managing the county’s CASA (Court Appointed Specia....
China Is Waging a Silent Media War for Global Influence

Thu, 19 Sep 2019 12:14:00 -0400

It's a soft-power arms race.....
Nigeria rejects UN report on violence

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:53:22 -0400

Nigeria on Friday rejected the findings of a UN report on violence in the country accusing it of simply blaming the government of President Muhammadu Buhari. "While we agree that the violence in Nige....
Carson Daly surprises 'Today' co-hosts on-air with pregnancy news: 'How long have you been sitting on this?!'

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 09:58:32 -0400

Carson Daly shared an exciting announcement live on-air during the 'Today' show, taking his co-hosts by total surprise.....
Russia criticizes U.S. general over plan to destroy Kaliningrad air defenses

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 10:51:44 -0400

Russia on Friday accused the United States of brazenly threatening it after a senior U.S. general said Washington had drawn up a plan in case it needed to destroy air defenses in Russia's Kaliningrad ....