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At his New Jersey Golf Club, Trump Finds Supportive Audience

By Jonathan Lemire | Saturday Aug 8, 2020
They hustled down the stairs, the rain dabbing their polo shirts and golf attire, as they dashed inside the clubhouse, drinks in their hands and masks missing from their faces.

Census Bureau Drop-Outs Complicate Door-Knocking Efforts

By Mike Scheider | Saturday Aug 8, 2020
With widespread home visits for the 2020 census set to begin next week, the Census Bureau is losing workers to pandemic fears.

Arrest of Polish LGBT Activist Leads to Scuffle with Police

Saturday Aug 8, 2020
LGBT rights activists scuffled with police Friday in Warsaw after turning out on the streets to protest the arrest of an activist.

Joe Arpaio Defeated in What's Likely His Last Political Race

By Jaq | Saturday Aug 8, 2020
This political campaign was likely the last for Joe Arpaio, the former six-term sheriff of metro Phoenix known for leading immigration crackdowns and building a political career around the harsh treatment of jail inmates.

AAA: Partially Automated Driving Systems Don't Always Work

By Tom Krisher | Saturday Aug 8, 2020
Two tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don't always function properly, so the auto club is recommending that car companies limit their use.

MTV VMAS Scraps Indoor Performances, Moves to Outdoor Sets

Saturday Aug 8, 2020
MTV says it is ditching plans for indoor performances for its upcoming Video Music Awards, opting for outdoor shows spread throughout New York City instead.

Biden Risks Alienating Young Black Voters After Race Remarks

By Alexandra Jaffe | Saturday Aug 8, 2020
Joe Biden's controversial remarks about race this week risk alienating young Black voters who despise President Donald Trump but are not inspired by his Democratic rival.

Liberty U's Falwell Takes Leave After Social Media Uproar

By Sarah Rankin | Friday Aug 7, 2020
Jerry Falwell Jr. took an indefinite leave of absence Friday as the leader of Liberty University, one of the nation's top evangelical Christian colleges, days after apologizing for a social media post that caused an uproar.

Q&A: Cineworld CEO on Re-Opening Regal Theaters in U.S.

By Lindsey Bahr | Friday Aug 7, 2020
Regal movie theaters have been closed for almost five months in the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic, but they are gearing up to open on Aug. 21. And this time it might just stick.

Comedian Andy Dick Sues Man Who Punched Him in New Orleans

Friday Aug 7, 2020
Comedian Andy Dick has filed a lawsuit in New Orleans against the man who punched him last year outside a French Quarter nightclub.

Cadillac Says New Electric SUV Has Features to Take on Tesla

By Tom Krisher | Friday Aug 7, 2020
General Motors executives say Cadillac's first fully-electric vehicle has all the features it needs to lure buyers where other companies fell short.

Review: A Superb Rylance Lifts Up Languorous 'Barbarians'

By Jocelyn Noveck | Friday Aug 7, 2020
Mark Rylance play a man of basic decency getting swallowed up by an evil world — and a sadistic Johnny Depp — and he's terrific.

US Stops Advising Against Global Travel, but Hits Mexico

Friday Aug 7, 2020
The U.S. State Department dropped its global "Level 4" health warning urging people not to travel abroad Thursday, but promptly re-imposed that same advisory level on Mexico.

Russia's Race for Virus Vaccine Raises Concern in the West

By Daria Litvinova | Friday Aug 7, 2020
Russia boasts that it's about to become the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, with mass vaccinations planned as early as October using shots that are yet to complete clinical trials.

Trump Bans Dealings with Chinese Owners of TikTok, WeChat

By Tali Arbel | Friday Aug 7, 2020
President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, a move China's government criticized as "political manipulation."

Protesters Rally in Portland as Mayor Decries Violence

By Gillian Flaccus | Friday Aug 7, 2020
Violent clashes this week between protesters and police in Portland, Oregon, have ratcheted up tensions in the city days after an agreement between state and federal officials appeared to bring calm.

Commission Rejects Trump Push to Add Debate Against Biden

By Zeke Miller | Thursday Aug 6, 2020
The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates has rejected a request from the Trump campaign to either add an additional general election debate or move up the calendar for the contests.

Republicans Push Kanye 2020. But Will it Really Hurt Biden?

By Will Weissert | Thursday Aug 6, 2020
Kanye West's White House bid is getting help qualifying for presidential ballots in key states from Republicans around the country, fueling suspicions he's being pushed to run by allies of President Trump hoping to siphon support away from Joe Biden.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive Ahead of Trump Visit

By Farnoush Amiri and Dan Sewell | Thursday Aug 6, 2020
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, an early advocate among Republicans of wearing masks and other pandemic precautions, tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump.

Playing Electoral Defense, Trump Claims Biden Opposes God

By Jonathan Lemire | Thursday Aug 6, 2020
President Donald Trump billed his trip to Ohio Thursday as a chance to promote economic recovery, but he quickly pivoted to a deeply personal attack on Joe Biden, even questioning without foundation the former vice president's faith in God.

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