• NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden hurtled toward Thursday night's final debate, which may be the trailing incumbent's best chance to change the race's trajectory with just 12 days left until the election.The two men headed for Nashville before the debate, which offers their final national stage to outline starkly different visions for a country in the grips of a surging pandemic that has killed...
  • This decision makes it abundantly clear that Uber and Lyft have been breaking the law for years. The only thing ‘radical’ and ‘unprecedented’ is the scope of Uber and Lyft’s misconduct. https://t.co/EHeQGnjqYn — Dennis Herrera (@dennisherrera) October 23, 2020 In a statement, San Francisco city attorney Dennis Herrera said “This decision makes it abundantly clear that Uber and Lyft have been breaking the law for years....
  • UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. chief finds it “very frustrating” that leaders of the 20 major industrialized nations didn’t come together in March and establish a coordinated response to suppress the coronavirus in all countries as he proposed. Instead, they went their own ways as infections moved “every way, everywhere,” Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said. The result is that every country is taking its own sometimes “contradictory” actions, and the...
  • Jared Siskin/PMC Tony Bobulinski, left, Hunter Biden, right. Tony Bobulinski is the former business partner of Hunter Biden who is claiming Joe Biden was involved in shady business dealings with China. Bobulinski announced on Wednesday, October 21, that the former vice president “willingly” participated in a family scheme to make millions by partnering with a Chinese Communist firm, according to The New York Post. The Navy veteran said...
  • Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott criticized 2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden for saying he will transition away from oil during the second presidential debate against President Donald Trump. “Biden wants to ‘transition’ away from the oil industry. He just killed paycheck earned by hardworking families in Texas. Joe just wants to transition away from Texas. Remember that on election day..,” Abbott tweeted shortly after the debate. During the debate, Biden...
  • The segment of the final presidential debate on race in America ended with a back-and-forth over President Donald Trump denying he’s a racist and Joe Biden calling him the most racist president in history. Moderator Kristen Welker confronted Trump on his rhetoric, including what he’s said about Black Lives Matter and Black athletes who have engaged in silent protests at games. “What do you say to Americans that say...
  • A lab technicians shows the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment drug "Remdesivir".Amr Abdallah Dalsh | Reuters The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Gilead Sciences' antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for the coronavirus. In May, the FDA granted the drug an emergency use authorization, allowing hospitals and doctors to use the drug on patients hospitalized with the disease even though the drug has not been formally approved by the...
  • (CBS Detroit) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi set a Tuesday deadline for a deal with the White House on a second stimulus package. Tuesday came and went without a deal. But negotiations continue. And now we have another deadline — Friday —  for the two sides to agree on terms. This one sounds a little more wishful, even as the circumstances grow more dire for millions of Americans. On Wednesday,...
  • New York Giants: Good news and bad news in embarrassing loss to Philadelphia in week 7 By: Alexander Wilson October 23, 2020 ShareTweetFlipRedditWith six minutes left in the fourth quarter, the New York Giants had an 85.1% chance of victory, but of course, the Philadelphia Eagles made that 15% come to life. After tight end Evan Engram dropped what should’ve been an easy...
  • Madison Summers October 22, 2020 0 Comments Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is urging President Donald Trump to show the American people his tax returns. The two went head-to-head during the last presidential debate on Thursday night in Nashville, Tenn. Trump claimed during the debate that he is under audit by the Internal Revenue Service — a claim he has made for years. Biden took aim at the president,...
  • Watch the second 2020 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden at Belmont University in Nashville, TN on Thursday. The 90-minute debate will begin at 9:00 p.m. EDT, and you can watch uninterrupted here, via the PBS News Hour live stream. Have a tip we should know? [email protected]
  • With less than two weeks to go before the elections, it’s the second and final presidential debate. Joe Biden and Donald Trump will face off, with NBC News’ Kristen Welker moderating and a new set of rules muting the microphone of whoever is not speaking during the initial two-minute answers in each of the six topic areas. Those topics are COVID-19, leadership, American families, race in America, climate change, and...
  • Fox News’ Chris Wallace offered a bit of dry humor while reacting to the final debate between President Donald Trump and Vice President Joe Biden. Wallace joined Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum on Thursday night for their reaction panel as the debate in Nashville wrapped up. Wallace began with a frank reflection of how NBC’s Kristen Welker kept things under control as moderator, whereas the debate he presided...
  • Facebook/Welker Real Estate NBC News correspondent Kristen Welker is the daughter of Harvey and Juliet Welker. Kristen Welker, the White House correspondent and co-anchor of Weekend Today for NBC News, was raised in Philadelphia by parents Harvey and Juliet (Julie) Welker. The elder Welkers are both registered Democrats and have donated to Democratic political candidates over the years, according to public Federal Election Commission records. Those contributions...
  • In more-civil debate, Biden still on defense
    washingtonexaminer.com | 60 minutes ago In more-civil debate, Biden still on defense
    Joe Biden was able to get a word in edgewise in his second and final debate against President Trump. But even with the help of changed debate rules that muted each candidate's microphone during the debate, the former vice president often found himself on defense. Thursday's debate had far fewer interruptions from Trump — a dynamic that dominated the first debate. And in what was an apparent attempt to...
  • Screenshot via YouTube. In December 2015, then-candidate Donald Trump had a memorable encounter with a bald eagle during a photoshoot in his office. The unnerving moment with the bird of prey may have left a lasting impression on the future president, because he has maintained a determination to defend his feathered friends from the great spinning menaces known as windmills. In Thursday’s debate with Joe Biden, Trump boasted about America...
  • BEIJING (AP) — China has vowed to retaliate if the U.S. proceeds with the sale of advanced weaponry to Taiwan worth more than a billion dollars. The statement from China’s defense ministry gave no specifics, but the development marks a further deterioration in ties between Beijing and Washington that have hit their lowest ebb in decades. The statement issued late Thursday night demanded the cancellation of the sale...
  • Did Joe Biden call Donald Trump xenophobic?
    the-sun.com | 3 hour(s) ago Did Joe Biden call Donald Trump xenophobic?
    PRESIDENT Trump and Joe Biden took part in the final presidential debate on October 22 at 9 pm EST. During one of the topic debates Trump accused Biden of calling him xenophobic. 4Trump and Joe Biden took part in the final presidential debate on October 22 What does xenophobic mean? The definition of xenophobic is to have or show a dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries. Did...
  • (CBS Local)– On Friday, October 23, Showtime premieres a new documentary from filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi called “American Nation: One Nation Shoots Itself,” which documents one of the craziest years in American history. The daughter of Nancy Pelosi went around the country to cover everything from COVID-19’s initial outbreak in New York to racial injustice protests in Washington D.C. and in Minnesota over the death of George Floyd. Pelosi started this project...
  • Bradley Cortright October 22, 2020 0 Comments President Donald Trump has been accused of using language that fuels hate and incites racial unrest. NBC’s Kristen Welker, who moderated the debate, asked Trump how he would respond to people who say his rhetoric contributes to “a climate of hate and racial strife.” Specifically, she pressed the president on his claim that Black Lives Matter is a “symbol of hate.” “Well, you have...
  • Carson Wentz, what are you doing!?!? Carson Wentz isn’t helping his case of regression two quarters into Thursday night. Despite having limited weapons, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback still is making ill-advised throws in moments that the offense should be capitalizing. With just over five minutes left in the second quarter, Wentz was thriving under center. Thanks to a quality run game from Corey Clement and Jason Huntley. Meanwhile, the former...
  • No, Biden Wont Ban Fracking
    motherjones.com | 1 hour(s) ago No, Biden Wont Ban Fracking
    C-Span/ZUMA Wire For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.In the middle of a heated exchange on climate change during the final presidential debate, President Donald Trump went on the attack: He repeated his go-to claim that Joe Biden plans to ban fracking, a drilling process that injects a chemical cocktail and water into rock to extract gas. “I never...
  • Trump promises new COVID-19 outbreaks ‘will soon be gone’
    washingtonexaminer.com | 3 hour(s) ago Trump promises new COVID-19 outbreaks ‘will soon be gone’
    President Trump said Thursday that new outbreaks of COVID-19 will wane and that the pandemic is ending, in an echo of his failed predictions from the spring. “There was a spike in Florida, and it's now gone. There was a very big spike in Texas, it's now gone. There was a very big spike in Arizona, it's now gone. And there were some spikes and surges and other places...
  • President Donald Trump said he was kidding when he recommended people inject themselves with bleach as a potential treatment for COVID-19 at Thursday night’s Presidential debate. Hide The second Presidential debate began with the candidates being asked about their plans for tackling the pandemic. While Trump touted that there could have been more American deaths, Democratic Presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden focused on the more than 220,000 dead....
  • Ariana Grande in her new music video for "Positions." Ariana Grande/YouTube Ariana Grande released a new song on Friday called "Positions," along with an accompanying music video. "Positions" is her most overtly political video to date, showing the pop star as the President of the United States. Members of Grande's real-life inner circle appear as members of her imaginary administration, including her frequent cowriter Tayla Parx and her...
  • LARIMER COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) — Emergency shelter space provided by the American Red Cross for evacuees is thinning out. A spokesperson for The Red Cross said the main evacuation shelter, the Embassy Suites in eastern Loveland, was at capacity as thousands evacuated from around Estes Park. (credit: CBS) More than 1,300 people impacted by the Cameron Peak Fire were being served by the Red Cross before Thursday morning. After the...
  • President Trump said the nation couldn’t be kept in an unending lockdown, pointing to the economic devastation in New York — which has become “a ghost town.” “If you go and look what has happened to New York? It’s a ghost town. Take a look at what’s happening to New York. It’s dying,” Trump said at the second and final presidential debate in Nashville, Tenn. — accusing Democratic nominee Joe...
  • Fact check: The final 2020 presidential election debate Could Mookie Betts have ended up a Brewer in 2013? Miley Cyrus announces new album Plastic Hearts coming in November © Provided by Entertainment Weekly John Shearer/Getty Images Miley Cyrus' long-awaited new album has a release date at last. The singer announced Thursday night that her seventh studio album, titled Plastic Hearts, will drop next month. This release comes three years after...
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  • Treasure-seeker charged with damaging Yellowstone during hunt Workers who lost jobs because of COVID-19 find new careers in these fields As mortgage market calms, lenders resume cash-out refis When the coronavirus pandemic hit this spring, mortgage lenders responded to mounting economic uncertainty by turning off the spigot for cash-out refinances. But as the housing market has boomed in recent months, lenders have proven willing once again to let homeowners...