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Politics Sep 07WATCH: Pence speaks about American workforce at campaign stop in Wisconsin
Wisconsin is one of a few swing states that Trump won by less than a percentage point in 2016.
Politics Sep 06States plan for cuts as Congress deadlocks on more virus aid
Spending cuts to schools, childhood vaccinations and job-training programs. New taxes on millionaires, cigarettes and legalized marijuana. Borrowing, drawing from rainy day funds and reducing government workers’ pay.
Nation Sep 06More than 200 airlifted to safety from California wildfire
The California Office of Emergency Services said Black Hawk and Chinook helicopters were used for the rescues that began late Saturday and continued overnight. At least two people were severely injured and 10 more suffered moderate injuries.
Nation Sep 06Jacob Blake speaks out for first time since police shooting
Jacob Blake has spoken publicly for the first time since a Kenosha, Wisconsin, police officer shot him seven times in the back, saying he’s in constant pain from the shooting, which doctors fear will leave him paralyzed from the waist…
Nation Sep 04Topps to produce first-ever women’s softball card set
The set will include cards for 56 of the world's top players, including 17 Olympians from the United States, Canada, Mexico and Italy.
Politics Sep 04WATCH: Trump holds news conference following accusations of U.S. military comments
The allegations, sourced anonymously in The Atlantic, describe multiple offensive comments by the president toward fallen U.S. service-members, including calling World War I dead at an American military cemetery in France "losers" and "suckers" in 2018.
Arts Sep 04After a long slumber, U.S. cinemas awaken on pivotal weekend
After a few weeks of catalog films and minor releases, the $200 million “Tenet” is the first must-see main event of the pandemic, a mega-movie litmus test for how ready U.S. moviegoers are to return to cinemas.
Arts Sep 04Chadwick Boseman honored as hometown hero in native South Carolina
The actor, who became widely popular through “Black Panther,” was honored after he shockingly died last week at the age of 43 following a private four-year battle with colon cancer.
World Sep 04Russia publishes virus vaccine results, weeks after approval
The authors noted that participants were only followed for 42 days, the study sample was small and there was no placebo or control vaccine used.
World Sep 04WATCH: Trump officials hold press conference on Serbia-Kosovo economic deal
Serbia and Kosovo announced Friday that they have normalized economic ties as part of U.S.-brokered discussions that also include Belgrade moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem and Pristina recognizing Israel.