Affichage des articles du octobre, 2020

Jurassic Quest dinosaurs invade raceway


8 trucks get stuck in same spot within one week


Marty's Place offers haven for elder dogs


Voter believes he received intimidating postcard


Black couple refused entry over their sneakers


Pandemic setbacks present historic challenges for brewery


9-year-old shot, killed after being left home


Community says goodbye to beloved greeter


Voters wait hours to make their voices heard


Student navigates challenges to receive ballot


Veteran breaks ground on new community garden


Analysis: Trump uses Midwestern swing to launch false attacks on doctors while Covid cases rise

Image With three days to go in a campaign that's been dominated by the pandemic, President Donald Trump made the baseless and politically perilous claim that American doctors are profiting from Covid-19 deaths during a visit to the critical electoral region of the Midwest, where former Vice President Biden offered a contrasting message about unity and promised a more forceful response to defeat the virus.

Car company that claimed speed record will do it over

Image SSC North America, a small American carmaker that recently claimed a production car speed record on a highway near Las Vegas, announced it's going to do it all over again after questions were raised regarding video of the event.

Key deadline to challenge mail-in ballot applications in Pennsylvania passes with few filings

Image A key deadline for challenging voter eligibility in Pennsylvania passed Friday without either party challenging a single application for mail-in ballots in the state's largest city of Philadelphia, an election official confirmed to CNN on Friday, cutting off a pathway to claim voter fraud.

Rivals in landmark marriage equality suit: We are both voting for Biden

Image History will likely remember us mostly for opposing each other in Obergefell v. Hodges, the landmark 2015 US Supreme Court case that ultimately granted marriage equality to all Americans. Then, we were on opposite sides in a case that made national news. One of us is a lifelong Democrat, the other a lifelong Republican.

Here's how stores are changing Black Friday for the pandemic

Image Black Friday is officially Black November. Also parts of October. And December, too.

US Forces conduct operation in Africa to rescue American citizen held in Nigeria

Image US forces conducted a rescue operation of an American citizen held in northern Nigeria earlier Saturday, the Pentagon said.

'Black Lives Matter' lesson divides small town in Wisconsin, but some hope this is a teachable moment

Image Images of protesters pouring into the streets, storefronts being boarded up and cars burning in Kenosha baffled the fourth graders in Melissa Statz's class.

A pedicab passenger shot a New Orleans police officer in the face, superintendent says

Image A New Orleans police officer was shot in the face and another was injured Friday when a passenger in a pedicab in the French Quarter fired at their vehicle, the city's police superintendent said.

A 20-year-old woman cast her ballot early before dying of cancer. Her state will throw it out.

Image Amber Pflughoeft beamed with pride as she filled out her ballot for the first time last month.

Dunkin' is going private in $11.3 billion deal

Image Dunkin' is being acquired in an $11.3 billion deal.

A power company's electrical equipment started one of the most destructive fires in California history

Image A 2018 wildfire that killed three people and destroyed more than 1,600 structures in Southern California was sparked by utility equipment in fierce winds, according to a redacted investigative report determining the origin of the fire.

NFL "strongly encourages" players to wear masks while on sideline during games

Image The NFL is recommending that players not in a game or about to enter a game wear face coverings while on the sideline, as players across the league continue to test positive for Covid-19.

El Paso official orders two-week shutdown of non-essential businesses amid Covid-19 surge

Image The El Paso County Judge has ordered a two-week shutdown of non-essential services due to new Covid-19 cases soaring in the Texas community.

Zeta leaves more than 2 million customers without power and at least 6 dead

Image At least 38 million people are under tropical storm warnings from the Gulf Coast to the mid-Atlantic as former Hurricane Zeta rushes northeast.

Netflix is raising prices for its standard and premium plans

Image Netflix's prices are going up.

Walmart removes guns and ammo from shelves in some stores amid protests

Image Walmart is removing firearms and ammunition off the sales floor in some of its US stores in response to protests in Philadelphia following the police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.

What to know if you're one of the 9.9 million Americans who are not up-to-date on their rent or mortgage payments

Image The economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has created widespread housing insecurity for renters, homeowners and the homeless population in the US.

Biden if elected will form task force to reunite 545 separated immigrant children with family, campaign says

Image Joe Biden is pledging that if he's elected president, he will sign an executive order to form a task force that will focus on reuniting the 545 immigrant children who've been separated from their families.

Fact check: Trump falsely claims Biden has refused to condemn Philadelphia violence

Image President Donald Trump continues to make false accusations about opponent Joe Biden's position on criminal justice issues.

The NYPD will have a Black woman as its chief of patrol for the first time

Image The New York Police Department, the largest police force in the country, has appointed a Black woman to be its chief of patrol. That makes her not only the first African-American woman but the first woman ever to hold the seat that manages most of the department's uniformed officers patrolling the city.

Car chase preceded police shooting that killed Marcellis Stinnette in Waukegan, Illinois, video shows

Image Short clips from surveillance footage and police body and dashboard cameras provide some answers -- but yield even more questions -- about the shooting that left a Black teenager, Marcellis Stinnette, dead in Waukegan, Illinois.

CNN exclusive: Four families connected by pain are hoping to use their influence to get out the vote

Image If Breonna Taylor were alive today, she would have been at the polls.

About 20% of grocery store workers had Covid-19, and most didn't have symptoms, study found

Image Grocery store work puts employees at serious risk for infection, a new study found, particularly those who have to interact with customers.

Residents survive Zeta floodwaters but lose possessions


Couple in their 20s killed when tree falls on home


VA Flaggers plan new location for Confederate flag


Tree falls on car with couple inside


Valerie Castile touts pouch intended to prevent traffic stop shootings


Police arrest man in Green Bay's oldest cold case


Zeta spared the centuries-old trees


Police called on bloody Halloween decorations


Breonna Taylor grand jurors say there was an 'uproar' when they realized officers wouldn't be charged with her death

Image Two grand jurors who heard the Kentucky Attorney General's Office presentation of the Breonna Taylor case say prosecutors were dismissive of their questions and that there was an "uproar" when jurors realized Louisville police officers wouldn't be charged with Taylor's death.

Going deeper on the battle for Hispanic voters

Image The fight for the roughly 32 million eligible Latino voters is on, despite the relatively meager attention this bloc has received.

Pelosi and Mnuchin clash as stimulus talks falter

Image House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, the two top negotiators for a new round of coronavirus relief, are engaged in a public war of words after weeks of private negotiations — casting new doubt on whether congressional Democrats and the Trump administration will be able to reach agreement on stimulus legislation even after next week's election.

Susan Collins: 'I do not believe systemic racism is a problem in the state of Maine'

Image Sen. Susan Collins, a Maine Republican defending her seat in a competitive reelection fight, said during a debate on Wednesday that she does not think that systemic racism is a problem in the state.

The NFL is confronting racism, but are Black quarterbacks continuing to be stereotyped?

Image To his frustration, they talked about Patrick Mahomes' arm rather than his decision making as if brawn somehow mattered more than brain.

This weekend, just before the election, is nuts. How do we cope?

Image This week is a kind of Hell Week, figuratively and literally.

Outdoor heaters aren't enough to save restaurants this winter

Image Over the summer, diners flocked to hastily assembled outdoor patios. The airy option was great for people still wary of eating indoors because of the coronavirus pandemic and offered a much-needed sales boost for restaurants with dining restrictions.

'The Joe Rogan Experience,' a podcast that has sparked outrage, is a huge hit for Spotify

Image Spotify is reaping the financial rewards of betting on podcasts. But the audio streaming platform is also paying the price for the spread of misinformation.