Hospitals are full but some parts of Idaho refuse…

Members of an Idaho health department board have voted to repeal a local mask mandate despite hearing a hospital was overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients

Some Notable Lines From Final Debate

The second presidential debate was a marked changed from the first one, with few interruptions as the candidates covered a range of topics, including COVID and corruption . Late in the forum, President Trump sought to score points on energy by asking Joe Biden if he would shut down the oil...

NYC ready for snow season

Accuweather's Dexter Henry talked to the New York City Department of Sanitation about how the city is preparing for snow season.

Ex-49er Dana Stubblefield sentenced to 15 years…

Former San Francisco 49er Dana Stubblefield has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison Thursday for raping a developmentally disabled woman

Trump Tests New Nickname for Biden

President Trump again pressed his case during Thursday night's debate that Joe and Hunter Biden acted unethically in regard to Hunter's business dealings. At one point, he referred to the elder Biden as "the big man" and suggested that he has orchestrated global deals that were enriching him personally. "I...

Natalie Portman pens children's book of inclusive…

Motherhood is what makes Natalie Portman's latest project, "Natalie Portman's Fables," so close to her heart. Portman tweaked three classic children's stories — "The Tortoise and the Hare," "The Three Little Pigs" and "Country Mouse and City Mouse" — to make them more gender-inclusive. (Oct. 22)

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Judge urges US to help find parents deported…

A federal judge is urging the Trump administration to do more to help court-appointed researchers find hundreds of parents who are still separated from their children three years after they crossed the U.S.-Mexico border

Trump Brings Notable Special Guest to Debate

The second and final debate between President Trump and Joe Biden is underway, this time with one big rule change : A candidate's mic can be muted to ensure his rival can speak. In the first half hour, however, the tone has been civil relative to the first debate. First subject:...

Weatherproof drop boxes protecting your ballot

Election mail-in drop boxes have been designed to keep your ballots intact from inclement weather.

2nd Breonna Taylor grand juror criticizes…

A second person who served on the Breonna Taylor grand jury is criticizing Kentucky’s attorney general for the way the proceedings were conducted

'Anarchist' Cities Sue Trump

Three cities labeled " anarchist " by President Trump are fighting back with an un-anarchist weapon: a lawsuit. New York, Seattle and Portland announced the suit Thursday, WABC reports. The Seattle filing names the president, Attorney General Bill Barr, and other administration officials. If it stands, the designation could cost the cities...

Chelsea Hander’s personal ‘Evolution’ fuels new…

Chelsea Handler opens up about therapy, filming a comedy special in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic and the lifelong impact of her brother’s death in her new standup, “Evolution.” (Oct. 22)

Another body found in search for Tulsa race…

The search for remains of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre victims has revealed another body in an unmarked mass grave at a Tulsa cemetery

Russians' Hacks Might be Leaving Door Open for…

Two US agencies are warning that Russian hackers are hitting dozens of state and local government networks, stealing data from at least two of them. The FBI and the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency issued the alert Thursday, Politico reports. The hackers recently have attacked a...

Sunset paints Colorado wildfire smoke in bright…

A breathtaking sunset is seen against the terrible smoke from the East Troublesome Fire in a time-lapse video from Denver, Colorado, on Oct. 21.

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Walmart sues US in pre-emptive strike in opioid…

Walmart is suing the U.S. government in a pre-emptive strike in the battle over its responsibility in the opioid abuse crisis

Remdesivir Wins Approval as COVID-19 Treatment

Remdesivir on Thursday became the first fully approved treatment for COVID-19 in the US. The Food and Drug Administration had issued an emergency use authorization for the antiviral drug in May. FDA Commissioner made the announcement , CNBC reports. Remdesivir shortened recovery time for hospitalized patients; President Trump is among the...

AP reporter discusses ruling in George Floyd case

A Minnesota judge has dismissed a third-degree murder charge filed against the former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd’s neck. (Oct. 22)

Tesla 'full self-driving' vehicles can't drive…

A small group of Tesla owners is testing the company's “full self-driving” system on public roads

Rescuer Thinks Missing Hiker's Story Is Fishy

A crew member involved in the search for Holly Courtier, the hiker who was missing in Utah's Zion National Park for 12 days, doesn't buy her family's account of what happened . Sgt. Darrell Cashin of the Washington County Sheriff's Search and Rescue says the 38-year-old left her California home in...

Colorado wildfire explodes in size

The East Troublesome Fire, burning near Granby, Colorado, grew quickly in size on Oct. 21, as gusty winds pushed flames through dry vegetation.

Cuba says US sanctions have caused nearly $5.6B…

Cuba says the island has lost nearly $5.6 billion in one year as a result of economic sanctions imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump

Democrats Use Visual Stunt as Barrett Vote…

Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court moved ahead on Thursday as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve her, reports the AP . Every Democrat on the panel skipped the vote in protest, and every Republican voted yes. A full Senate confirmation vote is now on track for Monday,...

AP Top Stories October 22 P

Here are the top stories for Thursday, October 22nd: U.S. jobless claims see slight drop; GOP-led Senate panel advances Barrett as Dems boycott; Residents leave homes near Colorado wildfires; Poland’s top court rules out abortions due to fetal defects.

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Dancing through quarantine and Harlem — in a…

Living and breathing dance is par for the course at the Dance Theater of Harlem

Biden Has His Court-Packing Answer

In Thursday night's final debate , Joe Biden is expected to be grilled on whether he would try to add more justices to the Supreme Court as president. In an excerpt of a 60 Minutes interview released by CBS News , Biden appears to have settled on his answer: Instead of a...

Hurricane Hunters break into eye of Hurricane…

As Hurricane Hunters punched through Epsilon's eyewall on Oct. 21, they found themselves under a blue sky, surrounded by clouds that are sometimes described as the "stadium effect."