Virginia jail is investigating death of 18-year-old inmate


At UN, China, Russia and US clash over pandemic responses

China, Russia and the United States have clashed at the United Nations over responsibility for the coronavirus pandemic.

Nation & World

Mississippi General Election Testing, Advisory

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Sir Harold Evans, crusading publisher and author, dies at 92

Sir Harold Evans, the charismatic publisher, author and muckraker who was a bold-faced name for decades for exposing wrongdoing in 1960s London to publishing such 1990s best-sellers as “Primary Colors,” has died, his wife said Thursday.

Nation & World

Georgia U.S. House 5 Special Election Testing Advisory

Nation & World

2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests

Police say two Louisville, Kentucky, police officers have been shot and wounded during protests over a lack of charges in Breonna Taylor’s death.

Nation & World

California is ready to pull the plug on gas vehicles

California plans to ban the sale of new gasoline-powered passenger cars and trucks in 15 years.

Nation & World

Utility equipment eyed as possible source of fire near LA

Federal investigators are looking into whether a huge wildfire near Los Angeles was sparked by Southern California Edison utility equipment.


California warns flu, COVID could overwhelm hospitals

California health officials have warned that a severe flu season could overwhelm hospitals that also are dealing with COVID-19.


7 vie to fill remainder of John Lewis’ congressional term

Five Democrats, an independent and a Libertarian will square off in a special election in Georgia’s 5th Congressional District.

Entertainment Modified

Trump niece files suit saying family cheated her of millions

President Donald Trump’s niece has followed up her best selling tell-all book with a lawsuit alleging that Trump and two of his siblings cheated her out of tens of millions of dollars.

National & International

Kentucky racing industry suffers setback in court ruling

Kentucky’s horse racing industry has suffered a potentially huge setback.


Democrats in Pa. scramble to limit number of ‘naked ballots’

Democrats are scrambling in Pennsylvania to reduce the number of mail-in ballots that could be rejected because voters fail to put them in the required “secrecy envelope.”.

National & International

Feds offer to help curb crime in Mississippi capital

Mississippi’s capital city says it plans to work with the U.S. Department of Justice to help fight crime.


Patriots owner Kraft cleared of massage parlor sex charge

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not face trial on charges he paid for massage parlor sex.


US stocks rise as volatility continues to dominate

U.S. stocks are rising in Thursday afternoon trading, as volatility continues to be the dominant force in Wall Street’s tumultuous September.


Order forces Census to do more visits, rely less on records

Even as the U.S. Census Bureau aims to finish the 2020 census by the end of the month, about a half dozen areas of the country have seen slight declines this week in the rate of households being counted.

Missouri News

Judge orders Missouri to sell parts of proposed state park

A judge has ordered Missouri to sell part of nearly 4,200 acres of land it bought in 2016 along the Eleven Point River.


California deputies fatally shoot Black man during struggle

Orange County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a Black man Wednesday after he allegedly tried to grab one of their guns during a struggle.

National Politics

Crowd jeers as Trump pays respects at court to Ginsburg

President Donald Trump was booed as he paid respects to late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

National & International

The Latest: White House: Hearts go out to Taylor’s family

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany says she’s not aware of any conversation between President Donald Trump and the family of Breonna Taylor but that their hearts go out to her family.