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Next Trump-Biden debates uncertain, though Oct. 22 is likely

Next Trump-Biden debates uncertain, though Oct. 22 is likely

WASHINGTON — The campaign's final debates between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were thrown into uncertainty Thursday as the rival camps offered dueling proposals for the remaining faceoffs that have been upended by the president’s co
Rapper Tory Lanez charged with shooting Megan Thee Stallion

Rapper Tory Lanez charged with shooting Megan Thee Stallion

Los Angeles prosecutors on Thursday charged rapper Tory Lanez with shooting artist Megan Thee Stallion during an argument earlier this year.
Mali: 3 European hostages, 1 Malian politician freed

Mali: 3 European hostages, 1 Malian politician freed

BAMAKO, Mali — A prominent Malian politician and three European hostages freed by Islamic extremists in northern Mali this week landed in the country's capital late Thursday where they held emotional reunions with family members and were greeted by g
UN Security Council Back Home in Own Chamber After 7 Months

UN Security Council Back Home in Own Chamber After 7 Months

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The U.N. Security Council met in its chamber at U.N.
Attorneys: Extraditing teen would 'turn him over to mob'

Attorneys: Extraditing teen would 'turn him over to mob'

CHICAGO — Sending a 17-year-old accused of killing two protesters days after Jacob Blake was shot by police in Kenosha, Wisconsin, to stand trial in Wisconsin would “turn him over to the mob,” defence attorneys argued in court records Thursday.
Court blocks extension of Wisconsin absentee ballot deadline

Court blocks extension of Wisconsin absentee ballot deadline

MADISON, Wis. — A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked a decision to extend the deadline for counting absentee ballots by six days in battleground Wisconsin, in a win for Republicans who have fought attempts to expand voting across the country.
Tensions rise as virus cases surge in Wisconsin, Dakotas

Tensions rise as virus cases surge in Wisconsin, Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A surge of coronavirus cases in Wisconsin and the Dakotas is forcing a scramble for hospital beds and raising political tensions, as the Upper Midwest and Plains emerge as one of the nation’s most troubling hot spots.
2 scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for gene-editing tool

2 scientists win Nobel chemistry prize for gene-editing tool

STOCKHOLM — The Nobel Prize in chemistry went to two researchers Wednesday for a gene-editing tool that has revolutionized science by providing a way to alter DNA, the code of life — technology already being used to try to cure a host of diseases and
American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature

American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature

NEW YORK — Louise Glück, an American poet long revered for the power, inventiveness and concision of her work and for her generosity to younger writers, has won the Nobel Prize in Literature.
Military blindsided by Trump's new Afghan troop withdrawal

Military blindsided by Trump's new Afghan troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. military was blindsided Thursday by President Donald Trump's assertion that all U.S. troops will be out of Afghanistan by the end of the year, with U.S.