Louisiana residents still recovering from the devastation of a powerful hurricane less than two months ago braced for another hit as Hurricane Delta steamed north through the Gulf on Thursday.
By Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell slightly last week to a still-high 840,000, evidence that job cuts remain elevated seven months into the pandemic recession.
By Zeke Miller, Will Weissert, Associated Press
President Donald Trump vowed Thursday not to participate in next week's debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden after organizers announced it will take place virtually because of the president's diagnosis of COVID-19.
By David Keyton, Jill Lawless, Associated Press
American poet Louise Glück won the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for her "candid and uncompromising" work, becoming the first U.S. winner since Bob Dylan in 2016.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
The second presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will take place virtually amid the fallout from the president's diagnosis of COVID-19.
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
Filming on the new "Jurassic World" movie at Pinewood Studios in the U.K. has been suspended for two weeks because of COVID-19 cases on set.
By Rahim Faiez, Associated Press
Nearly half of war-torn Afghanistan's 18,000 schools lack proper buildings and an estimated 3.7 million school-aged children are still out of school, the World Bank says.
By Sigal Ratner-Arias, Associated Press
Growing up close to U.S. border in Tucson, Arizona, Linda Ronstadt was exposed to the music and culture of Mexico from an early age. Her father would often sing at their home in Spanish.
By Amy Forliti, Associated Press
The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd posted bail on Wednesday and was released from prison.
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
The Texas Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that 2 million Houston voters cannot receive unsolicited mail ballot applications from local elections officials who are dramatically expanding ways to vote in November in the nation's third-largest county, a key battleground in Texas.
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