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Trump counting on final get-out-the-vote push to fuel narrow path to victory

President Donald Trump and other Republicans are arguing in the final days of the campaign that their superior ground game will make a critical difference on Election Day and allow them to turn out their voters in enough states to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to win. While polls consistently show the President trailing…MORE

San Francisco pauses planned reopening due to increase in Covid-19 cases

Rising Covid-19 cases have put a halt in San Francisco’s reopening plans. The city had been planning to resume reopening on November 3, but Mayor London Breed announced Friday the city would temporarily hit pause. “We are starting to see a slight uptick in the number of hospitalizations, which puts us in a situation where…MORE

Older women voters want to send a message to Trump in November

Jane Van Zandt is soaked. Her blue mittens are dripping. Her glasses keep fogging up. Her blue raincoat simply does not seem heavy enough to keep her warm against the bluster of a cold and rainy late October morning in Chester, New Hampshire. Yet, this 78-year-old offers no complaints as she holds her signs and…MORE

Kenosha shooting suspect Kyle Rittenhouse extradited to Wisconsin

Kenosha shooting suspect Kyle Rittenhouse extradited to Wisconsin

Kyle Rittenhouse, an Illinois teenager accused of fatally shooting two men and wounding a third during protests, was extradited to Wisconsin after a judge’s ruling on Friday. Judge Paul Novak of Lake County, Illinois, said in the ruling allowing his extradition that matters filed by Rittenhouse’s attorneys such as the safety of their client can…MORE

The week in 15 headlines

With just four days until Election Day, both candidates are headed into overdrive, crisscrossing the country in a final push to win the presidency. Meanwhile, coronavirus continues to hammer the nation as more and more states hit record infection levels. Early voting turnout continues to be unprecedented, with massive vote totals in battleground states like…MORE

Florida officials stop attempt to register dead people in Broward County

Florida officials stop attempt to register dead people in Broward County

Florida elections and law enforcement officials detected a scheme that sought to register dozens of dead people to vote in Broward County, though the motive is not clear, according to the county elections office. The county received about 50 voter registration applications sent in envelopes postmarked from Columbia, South Carolina, with no return address, documents…MORE

Household spread of Covid-19 is common and quick, a new CDC study finds

Household spread of Covid-19 is common and quick, a new CDC study finds

The spread of Covid-19 among members in a household after one person is infected is “common” and occurs quickly after illness onset, according to a new study from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The person exposed or suspected of having Covid-19 should be isolated before getting tested and before test results come…MORE

Connecticut will not retry Michael Skakel in Martha Moxley murder

Connecticut will not retry Michael Skakel in Martha Moxley murder

Forty-five years to the day after 15-year-old Martha Moxley went missing, prosecutors for the state of Connecticut said Friday that they would not retry Michael Skakel in her brutal slaying. Skakel, 60 and the nephew of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, served roughly half of a 20-year sentence for Moxley’s death. Addressing the Stamford Superior Court…MORE

Blogs

APRIL 16, 2020

Luisana Lopilato is standing by her husband Michael Bublé after some fans expressed concerns over his behavior in a recent social media appearance. On Sunday, the Argentinian model, 32, posted a message to her followers on Instagram, shooting down any negative claims about her marriage to 44 yr old Buble, with whom she shares three…

APRIL 14, 2020

(If you were thinking we’d sit through another few weeks of quarantine, and then we’d get back to hitting up live concerts, sporting events, and other large-scale gatherings . . . you might NOT want to get your hopes up. Experts say it could be MANY months before that can happen. Zeke Emanuel, the director…