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 …

Trump says he doesn’t know Proud Boys after name-checking them at debate – CNN

About Press Copyright Contact us Creators Advertise Developers Terms Privacy Policy & Safety How YouTube works Test new features © 2020 Google LLC Trump says he doesn’t know Proud Boys after …

Sen. Chuck Grassley: ‘I’d be very concerned’ about how Donald Trump’s tax returns got out – USA TODAY

DES MOINES — Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, said Wednesday he’s concerned how the New York Times obtained access to President Donald Trump’s tax information, citing a law meant to keep tax information confidential.  “That …

Families of 12 Hong Kong activists captured at sea by China look for answers

Last month, 12 activists from Hong Kong, aged 16-33, were intercepted by Chinese authorities at sea as they tried to flee to Taiwan. It was a rare and bold attempt at …

US Election: Whoever becomes the next president, social media is changing

Despite their opposing views, both US presidential candidates want to change how social media platforms operate. One system adopted by Germany is increasingly being discussed around the world as an option. …

Onions, ironing and ‘sex appeal’: Who is Tony Abbott?

He’s been accused of sexism and homophobia. He’s a sceptic of climate science. He ate a raw onion on live TV. He was also prime minister of Australia for two years. …

Senate passes spending bill to avoid midnight government shutdown – New York Post

The Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed a spending bill to prevent a partial government shutdown at midnight. The Republican-led Senate voted 84-10 to pass the spending bill, which extends federal agency …

Trump Winked and Nodded at Proud Boys, and Fears of Far-Right Election Intimidation and Violence Exploded – The Daily Beast

The truck-revving, banner-waving, loudspeaker-blaring pro-Trump rally took place, conveniently, on Sept. 19, the first Saturday of early voting in the swing state of Virginia, in a parking lot where voters in …

Religious group scrubs all references to Amy Coney Barrett from its website – The Guardian

A tiny religious organization tied to Amy Coney Barrett, Donald Trump’s supreme court nominee, sought to erase all mentions and photos of her from its website before she meets with lawmakers …