National Politics

Biden facing growing pressure over secretary of defense pick

President-elect Joe Biden is facing escalating pressure from competing factions within his own party as he finalizes his choice for secretary of defense.
December 2, 2020, 11:18 PM


Rittenhouse has preliminary hearing on Wisconsin charges

A 17-year-old Illinois man accused of killing two men during an August protest in Wisconsin faces a preliminary hearing in the case.
December 2, 2020, 11:00 PM
Asia Today: S. Korean students take exams amid viral spike


Asia Today: S. Korean students take exams amid viral spike

Hundreds of thousands of masked students in South Korea, including 35 confirmed COVID-19 patients, have taken the highly competitive university entrance exam despite a viral resurgence that forced authorities to toughen social distancing rules.
December 2, 2020, 10:22 PM

National Politics

Newby still up after machine recount in N.C. justice race

Republican Paul Newby’s narrow lead over Democratic incumbent Cheri Beasley changed little overall as a statewide machine recount of North Carolina’s very close race for Supreme Court chief justice was finally completed.
December 2, 2020, 10:16 PM

Entertainment Modified

American Indian Movement co-founder Benton-Banai dies at 89

Eddie Benton-Banai, one of the founders of the American Indian Movement that was formed partly in response to alleged police brutality against Indigenous people, has died.
December 2, 2020, 9:44 PM