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|Trump tries to undermine the legitimacy of the election with baseless claims at debate
President Trump made several false claims about the accuracy and integrity of American elections during the first presidential debate on Tuesday night.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 11:12 PM
|What we may learn from Breonna Taylor grand jury recordings
The almost unprecedented effort by one grand juror to force the release of records of the proceedings that returned no indictments in the death of Breonna Taylor could shed light on a typically secret process.
POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2020 3:32 PM
|As Brazil's wetlands burned, government did little to help
After hours navigating Brazil’s Pantanal wetlands in search of jaguars earlier this month, Daniel Moura beached his boat to survey the fire damage. “We used to see jaguars here all the time; I once saw 16 jaguars in a single day,” Moura, a guide who owns an eco-tourism outfit, said on the riverbank in the Encontro das Aguas state park, which this year saw 84% of its vegetation destroyed. The world’s largest tropical wetlands, the Pantanal is popular for viewing the furtive felines, along with caiman, capybara and more.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 10:12 AM
|'My bad': White House press secretary corrected in real time as she claims Amy Coney Barrett is Rhodes scholar
The Supreme Court nominee attended Rhodes College in Tennessee
POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2020 3:18 PM
|Parrots at zoo separated after swearing profusely at visitors
"If they teach the others bad language and I end up with 250 swearing birds, I don't know what we'll do," said the wildlife sanctuary's chief executive.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 1:14 PM
|Marine Corps F-35 and C-130 Collide During Refueling Exercise, All Personnel Found Safe
All nine personnel -- one in the F-35B and eight in the KC-130J tanker -- are accounted for.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 29, 2020 10:02 PM
|Chinese rail stations and airports swamped during holiday, raising fears of fresh Covid outbreak
People have begun swarming into China’s rail stations and airports as the country where the coronavirus pandemic emerged enters into its first major public holiday week after lockdowns began easing, potentially raising the risk of new infections. Nearly half of the country’s 1.4 billion people are expected to hit the road during China’s “Golden Week,” kicking off on Oct 1 as the nation celebrates its founding anniversary. Chinese authorities have relaxed some travel restrictions as the number of daily infections have begun dropping significantly. About 30 people were confirmed with the coronavirus through Tuesday this week, a figure that could rise given increased movement of people over the holiday. As such pandemic precautions remain in place, including detailed contact tracing via mobile phone apps that allow users to flash a green, yellow or red code – a health contagion profile that determines whether someone might pose an infection risk.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 9:36 AM
|Justice Department must release redacted portions of Mueller report dealing with criminal charges before Election Day, judge rules
A judge ruled that the DOJ improperly censored portions of the Mueller report dealing with potential criminal charges and Russia's hacking of the DNC.
POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2020 2:55 AM
|Massive spider web seen in Missouri photo has some asking: Could it ‘catch’ humans?
“Those are the kind that literally ‘catch’ people if they walk through them at night.”
POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2020 1:01 PM
|A lawyer for Kyle Rittenhouse — the white teen charged with shooting three Kenosha protesters — says he's suing Joe Biden for libel
Lawyer Lin Wood says he's partisan in his support for President Donald Trump: "Put in your hearing aid, Joe. You will hear footsteps."
POSTED OCTOBER 01, 2020 10:51 AM