Biden approaches 80 million votes in historic victory

President-elect Joe Biden

President-elect Joe Biden’s winning tally is approaching a record 80 million votes as Democratic bastions continue to count ballots and the 2020 election cracks turnout records. Biden has already set a record for the highest number of votes for a winning presidential candidate, and President Donald Trump has also notched a high-water mark of the most More...

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Flames consume a home and car
By Desk of Editor On Friday, September 11th, 2020
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10 now dead in massive Northern California wildfire

A Northern California wildfire became the state’s deadliest of the year Thursday when authorities announced seven more deaths, bringing the total to 10 and there was the unnerving prospect the toll would climb More...

The casket of George Floyd
By Desk of Editor On Tuesday, June 9th, 2020
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George Floyd, whose death energized a movement, to be buried

The black man whose death has inspired a worldwide reckoning over racial injustice will be buried in Houston Tuesday, carried home in a horse-drawn carriage. George Floyd, who was 46 when he was killed, will be More...

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By Desk of Editor On Saturday, June 6th, 2020
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US unemployment drops unexpectedly to 13.3% amid outbreak

U.S. unemployment dropped unexpectedly in May to 13.3% as reopened businesses began recalling millions of workers faster than economists had predicted, triggering a big rally Friday on Wall Street and giving President More...

Keystone XL oil pipeline
By Desk of Editor On Friday, May 29th, 2020
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Trump’s fossil fuel agenda gets pushback from federal judges

Federal courts have delivered a string of rebukes to the Trump administration over what they found were failures to protect the environment and address climate change as it promotes fossil fuel interests and the More...

President Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp
By Desk of Editor On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020
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Trump allies lining up doctors to prescribe rapid reopening

Republican political operatives are recruiting “extremely pro-Trump” doctors to go on television to prescribe reviving the U.S. economy as quickly as possible, without waiting to meet safety benchmarks proposed More...

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell
By Desk of Editor On Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Fed signals it will likely hold rates near zero for months

The Federal Reserve signaled Wednesday that it will keep its key short-term interest rate near zero for the foreseeable future as part of its extraordinary efforts to bolster an economy that is sinking into its More...

Qasem Soleimani
By Graham Moore On Saturday, January 4th, 2020
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Qasem Soleimani: Strike Was To ‘Stop War’, Says Trump

President Donald Trump said the US killed Iran’s top military commander Qasem Soleimani “to stop a war, not to start one”. He said Soleimani’s “reign of terror is over” following More...

Trump Impeachment
By Tony Williams On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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Trump Impeachment: President Pens Irate Letter To Pelosi On Eve Of Vote

President Donald Trump has lashed out over his impending impeachment in an irate letter to top Democrat Nancy Pelosi, accusing her of declaring “open war on American democracy”. “You have cheapened More...

Trump Impeachment Inquiry
By Graham Moore On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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Trump Impeachment Inquiry: New Claims Amid Public Hearing

A top US diplomat told impeachment hearings that President Trump directly asked about a Ukrainian investigation into his Democratic rival Joe Biden. In previously unheard testimony, Bill Taylor, the acting US ambassador More...