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Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., speaks at a Veterans for Trump campaign rally, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Litchfield Park, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
Arizona Senate race could play crucial role in confirmationIf Arizona Democrat Mark Kelly wins a seat in the U.S. Senate, he could take office as early as Nov. 30
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Trump says he has given his 'blessing' to a deal between Oracle, Walmart and TikTok; new company to be based in TexasTrump says he has given his 'blessing' to a deal between Oracle, Walmart and TikTok; new company to be based in Texas
The Associated Press3 hours ago
U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall, left, R-Kan., the GOP nominee for an open U.S. Senate seat, and state Sen. Barbara Bollier, D-Mission Hills, the Democratic nominee, participate in a debate, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Topeka, Kan. Marshall suggested that Bollier's election would help spur passage of Democrats' Green New Deal policies even though Bollier said she opposes them as unrealistic.(Greg Akagi/Alpha Media Topeka via AP)
Kansas Senate debate sees clashes on Supreme Court, climateThe Republican nominee for Kansas’ open Senate seat has called for quick action to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Quake Gives California a New Reason to Hate 2020A 4.5-magnitude temblor struck near Los Angeles late Friday and triggered fears of a bigger California quake, Newsweek reports. Centered near El Monte in eastern LA County, the shaking reached south to San Diego and north to Valencia. No major damage or injuries were reported from the 11:38pm...
Newser5 hours ago
Member state flags fly outside the United Nations headquarters, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in New York.  With the COVID-19 pandemic still circling the globe, world leaders are skipping their annual gathering in New York and will make pre-recorded speeches this week on the state of a deeply divided world turned topsy-turvy. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Pandemic retools diplomacy as world leaders gather virtuallyWith the pandemic still in force, world leaders are skipping the annual U.N. General Assembly gathering in New York
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Ricin-Laced Package Is Addressed to TrumpLooks like a poison-filled package addressed to President Trump never made it as far as the White House mail room. Two law enforcement officials tell CNN it contained ricin, a toxic compound made from castor beans that can be fatal if inhaled or ingested. Little else is known, except it...
Newser6 hours ago
Crowd protests charges against Denver anti-racism leadersPeople are gathering at the Colorado state Capitol in Denver to protest the filing of felony charges against several protest leaders
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Virginia Commonwealth to remove Confederate names, symbols A university in the former capital of the Confederacy will remove building names, plaques and other symbols that honor several Confederate supporters
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020 file photo, the charred remains of a boat are shown following a fatal fire at a Tennessee River marina in Scottsboro, Ala. Federal investigators agree with state investigators that a fire that killed eight people and did more than $500,000 damage in January at an Alabama marina started accidentally. But the National Transportation Safety Board says the fire was made worse by the marina’s “limited fire safety practices.”  (AP Photo/Jay Reeves, File)
NTSB: 'limited fire safety practices' worsened marina fireFederal investigators agree with state investigators that a fire that killed eight people and did more than $500,000 damage in January at an Alabama marina started accidentally
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This photo provided by Time shows the cover of Time magazine with tribute Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsurg on the cover.   Time will feature Ginsburg for an October double issue presenting the 2020 Time 100 list of the world’s most influential people.  Ginsburg, who became the court’s second female justice, died at her home in Washington on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. She was 87.(Time Magazine via AP)
Media celebrates Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacyAcross television and streaming services, the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already front and center
The Associated Press7 hours ago
This photo provided by W.L. Gore & Associates shows Robert Gore. Robert W. Gore, whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex revolutionized outdoor wear and helped spawn uses in numerous other fields, has died, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. He was 83. (Eric Crossan/W.L. Gore & Associates via AP)
Robert W. Gore, the inventor of Gore-Tex fabric, dead at 83The man whose invention of what created the breathable-yet-waterproof fabric known as Gore-Tex has died at age 83
The Associated Press7 hours ago
RBG's Death Raises New Specter: a Lame-Duck ConfirmationHundreds of people sang "Amazing Grace" on Friday evening for a lost icon of justice—Ruth Bader Ginsburg. The Supreme Court flag stood at half-mast in Washington, DC, as people tweeted photos and videos of the hushed scene, where mourners also sang "America the Beautiful" and John Lennon's "Imagine," the...
Newser9 hours ago
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