New York to increase testing of public transit…

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it's embarking on a first-in-the-nation testing program to guard against a second wave of the new coronavirus among transit workers

Icon's Grave Gets Protection From Election…

Susan B. Anthony remains an inspiration, but her headstone just can't take an Election Day honor anymore. Visitors to the cemetery in Rochester, New York, where the suffragette is buried often leave "I Voted" stickers behind. Adhesive residue and solvents that were employed to remove the stickers have damaged the...

Ice clings to fence as winter storm strikes…

A fence was seen coated in ice in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, as an early season winter storm hit the area on Oct. 26.

5th former eBay employee pleads guilty in…

A former supervisor of security operations for eBay Inc. has pleaded guilty to his role in a cyberstalking campaign that included having live spiders and other disturbing deliveries sent to a Massachusetts couple who published an online newsletter critical of the online auction site

Stimulus Hopes Fade as 'Cliff' Looms

The Trump administration warned Tuesday not to expect a major pandemic relief package before next week's election. "The chances are slim when you have someone like Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House," White House spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said on Fox Business Network, Reuters reports. President Trump later predicted that...

Wind-driven California wildfire threatens homes

Crews tried to beat back two out-of-control wildfires in Southern California on Tuesday that have kept tens of thousands of people out of their homes even as another round of dangerous fire weather raises the risk for fire across the state. (Oct. 27)

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Kansas man charged with capital murder in sons…

A Kansas man will face a capital murder charge in the death of his two sons, whose bodies were found in their Leavenworth home Saturday

With One Week to Go, Here's What the Polls Say

With Election Day just a week away, the latest polls convey a familiar message: Joe Biden leads President Trump and remains the favorite to win. That, of course, comes with the by-now standard caveats that Hillary Clinton led Trump in all the polls, too, in 2016. Details: Numbers: The Real...

Ice storm causes tree branches to snap off

Tree branches snapped off of trees after a winter storm coated everything in ice in Norman, Oklahoma, on Oct. 27.

Virus pushes twin cities El Paso and Juarez to…

A record surge in coronavirus cases has pushed hospitals to the brink in the border cities of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, confronting health officials in Texas and Mexico with twin disasters in the metropolitan area of 3 million people

Halloween Comes With a Bonus Treat This Year

No matter how you plan to spend Halloween night amid a pandemic, Mother Nature plans to deliver the appropriate setting. For the first time since 1944, a full moon will rise over all US time zones on Saturday, reports USA Today . Halloween only sees a full moon every 19 years,...

Louisiana evacuees brace for Hurricane Zeta

Louisiana residents still evacuated from Hurricane Laura two months ago brace for Hurricane Zeta. (Oct. 27)

Georgia Stakes: 'Entire Country Should Be…

Joe Biden has fewer final-week campaign trips on his schedule than President Trump, but the Democrat is making a point to visit Georgia on Tuesday. A reliably red state may seem like an odd choice, but polls suggest Georgia's red does not run as deep as it once did. "If...

Thousands ordered to evacuate as wildfire…

Some 60,000 residents in Orange County, California, were ordered to evacuate on Oct. 26, as the Silverado Fire grew to more than 72,000 acres. Powerful winds fanned the flames, which prompted a red flag warning to be issued.

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Giant crane arrives at Georgia shipwreck awaiting…

A towering, floating crane has arrived on the Georgia coast to remove in giant chunks a cargo ship that overturned more than a year ago

Nation-Changing Cases Headed Barrett's Way

In her first week on the job, Amy Coney Barrett could already be weighing in on some big issues, including Republican appeals to shorten the deadline for receiving and counting absentee ballots in two battleground states, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, the AP reports. Forbes notes there could be more where...

1,000th COVID patient discharged from MS hospital

Mississippi resident Timothy Hudson recovered from COVID-19 after spending time in the ICU. He was the 1,000th patient to be discharged from University of Mississippi Medical Center on Monday. (Oct. 27)

T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming…

Yet another service provider is jumping into the TV streaming wars

Philly Erupts in Protest After Fatal Police…

A police vehicle was set on fire, businesses were looted, and at least a dozen cops were hurt Monday night in Philadelphia after a 27-year-old Black man died during a police shooting earlier in the day. The Washington Post and the AP report that Walter Wallace Jr. was shot dead...

Wildfire burns close to road

The Silverado Fire was seen burning close to a road in Orange County, California, on Oct. 26. The fire has forced evacuation orders to be issued for nearly 60,000 people in the area.

Iowa elections officials concerned over surge in…

Elections officials in Iowa are worried about the state’s rising number of coronavirus cases, saying that any illnesses or absences among key workers and volunteers could hinder their services through Election Day

Supreme Court Hands GOP a Victory in Wisconsin

The Supreme Court has spoken, and Wisconsin's absentee ballot deadline won't be extended. In a win for Republicans, the high court sided with an appeals court that put the six-day extension on hold . The extension had originally been issued by a lower court judge who sided with Democrats and civil...

Wisconsin is swinging between pandemic, politics

The must-win swing state of Wisconsin finds itself at the crossroads of the coronavirus pandemic and politics ahead of the 2020 presidential election. (Oct. 27)

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Van Halen's California hometown plans memorial to…

Eddie Van Halen’s Southern California hometown will memorialize the late guitar legend, but it’s still unclear what form the tribute will take

Gulf Coast Braces for Possible Record No One Wants

Yet again, the Gulf Coast is bracing as another hurricane roars toward it. Zeta, the 27th named storm of the 2020 season, was upgraded to a hurricane Monday, NBC News reports. It made landfall on the Caribbean coast of Mexico's eastern Yucatan Peninsula late Monday, the AP reports. It's expected...

Tropical storm’s heavy wind and rain cause damage

Trees were downed and roads were flooded as Tropical Storm Molave swept through the Philippines on Oct. 26.