In Appalachia, people watch COVID-19, race issues from afar

A Dollar General store sign is illuminated along a street in Zanesville, Ohio, on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Often, the most crowded parking lots are at the ubiquitous Dollar General and …

Japan ‘Twitter killer’ pleads guilty to murders

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Takahiro Shiraishi after his arrest in 2017 A Japanese man has pleaded guilty to murdering nine people after contacting them on Twitter, in a high-profile case …

US election: Rules on debates to change after Trump-Biden spat

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption TV ratings show far fewer people watched the debate than was expected The commission that oversees US presidential debates says it will change the format to …

Coronavirus: Nasa images show China pollution clear amid slowdown

Image copyright NASA Satellite images have shown a dramatic decline in pollution levels over China, which is “at least partly” due to an economic slowdown prompted by the coronavirus, US space …

Chicago mayor: Police shooting video 'extremely disturbing'

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago’s mayor said video footage of police shooting and wounding a suspect inside a downtown Chicago train station is “extremely disturbing” and that she supports the interim police …

Trump ally Graham and ex-aide Bolton voice concerns over Taliban deal – The Guardian

In Doha on Saturday, US secretary of state Mike Pompeo hailed the “historic talks” which led to the signing of an agreement with the Taliban which will see the US begin …

Inslee statement on death in Washington state from COVID-19 – Access Washington

February 29, 2020 Story  Gov. Jay Inslee released a statement today on the death of a Washington state individual from the coronavirus (COVID-19).  “It is a sad day in our state as …

Person in Washington State Is First in U.S. To Die From Coronavirus, Authorities Say

At least 66 people on American soil have confirmed cases of the novel 2019 coronavirus, which is believed to have originated in a large seafood and live animal market in Wuhan, …

Washington state confirms first US death from coronavirus – CNBC

A pedestrian wearing a protective mask stands on Mission Street in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Bloomberg The U.S. reported on Saturday its first death from the …

Mike Pompeo: US ‘realistic’ but sees opportunity for Afghan peace

DOHA: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the US is “realistic” about the peace deal it signed with the Taliban, but is “seizing the best opportunity for peace in a generation.”Speaking …