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 2020-08-14 07:01 

The Daily Signal

Progressive Sex Education and the Battle for Our Children...

Progressive activists seek to expand sex education in schools across America to include topics such as sexual orientation and gender identity. Their proposed curriculum also... Read More The post Progressive Sex Education and the Battle for Our Children a...

 2020-08-14 06:58 

Washington Post

'Do you regret at all, all the lying you've done?': A reporter's blunt question to Trump goes unanswered...

Donald Trump paused briefly after the question and then called on another reporter without answering....

 2020-08-14 06:54 

Washington Post

'Made in China' label ruling hits a raw nerve in Hong Kong...

The U.S. customs move signals a bumpy path ahead for the financial hub as countries increasingly treat the territory as just another Chinese city....

 2020-08-14 06:39 

Washington Times

COVID-19 outbreak reduces Super Rugby Aotearoa's last round...

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - An outbreak of COVID-19 in New Zealand's largest city has affected the last round of matches in Super Rugby Aotearoa. Sunday's scheduled match between the Blues and Crusaders, the newly-crowned champions, has been ca...

 2020-08-14 06:39 

Washington Times

Lebanese have little hope blast probe will lead to truth...

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon's judicial investigation of the Beirut port explosion started with political wrangling over the naming of a lead investigator, military threats to jail leakers and doubts over whether a panel appointed along sectarian lines could...

 2020-08-14 06:37 

Washington Times

Into the unknown: NBA teams face concerns outside of bubble...

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Luke Walton was trying to find the right words to motivate his players to finish the season strong. The Sacramento Kings had been eliminated from playoff contention, which was nothing new for the team with the NBA's longe...

 2020-08-14 06:31 

Washington Times

Widodo pledges health, economic reforms amid virus crisis...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesia's president called on all citizens to turn the COVID-19 crisis into an advancement opportunity and pledged health care reforms in an address Friday ahead of the country's 75th anniversary of independence. Only h...

 2020-08-14 06:17 

Washington Times

LEADING OFF: Marlins home at last, Cole seeks 20th straight...

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOME AT LAST Miami finally gets to play its pandemic-delayed opener at Marlins Park, which has a new look for 2020 thanks to cozier dimensions and a switch to artificial turf. Also, there will be a f...

 2020-08-14 06:08 

Washington Times

Conflicting tan lines: The burkini raises debate in Egypt...

CAIRO (AP) - The woman accosted Yasmeen Samir as she swam with her family at a pool in a resort on the North Coast, a stretch of Mediterranean beaches reserved for Egypt's upper echelons. The reason: Samir was wearing a burkini, a swimsuit worn by con...

 2020-08-14 06:08 

VOA

Peru Medical Workers Demand Better Pay, Working Conditions as COVID-19 Cases Soar...

Health care workers in Peru held a demonstration Thursday demanding better pay and working conditions as more of their colleagues become infected with the coronavirus.Members of medical workers' unions appealed for government help during a rally outsi...

 2020-08-14 06:07 

US News & World Report

Afghan Government Releases 80 of Final 400 Taliban Prisoners...

By Abdul Qadir SediqiKABUL (Reuters) - The Afghan government has begun releasing the last Taliban prisoners from a final batch of 400 who the......

 2020-08-14 06:04 

US News & World Report

Iran Says UAE-Israel Deal a 'Stab in the Back' to Muslims...

State TV says Iran's Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned a historic deal establishing full diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, calling it a stab in the back to all Muslims....

 2020-08-14 06:01 

VOA

1 Dies at Ivory Coast Protest Against President's Pursuit of Third Term...

Tensions are still running high in Ivory Coast's commercial capital, Abidjan, Friday, a day after police used tear gas to break up street protests against President Alassane Ouattara's controversial decision to seek a third term.At least one prote...

 2020-08-14 06:00 

US News & World Report

Czech PM Babis Says Belarus Election Must Be Repeated, Wants EU Council Call...

PRAGUE (Reuters) - The presidential election in Belarus must be repeated with the presence of foreign observers, Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis......

 2020-08-14 05:58 

US News & World Report

French Govt. Decree: Paris Is 'Red' High-Risk COVID Zone Again...

PARIS (Reuters) - The French government has declared Paris and the Bouches-du-Rhone area around Marseille on the Mediterranean coast as "red" zones......

 2020-08-14 05:49 

Reason.com

Ted Cruz, Laurence Tribe, and Tammy Duckworth...

In 2016, Professor Laurence Tribe said it was "not settled" whether Ted Cruz was a "Natural Born Citizen."...

 2020-08-14 05:49 

Washington Times

Iran says UAE-Israel deal a 'stab in the back' to Muslims...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a historic deal establishing full diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, calling it a stab in the back to all Muslims, state TV reported Friday. Iran, in the min...

 2020-08-14 05:44 

US News & World Report

Fear and Empathy at LA Funeral Home Serving Black Families...

When the coronavirus pandemic hit California, for a few weeks the owner of Boyd Funeral Home in South Los Angeles declined to receive patients who had died from the virus....

 2020-08-14 05:44 

Washington Times

Fear and empathy at LA funeral home serving Black families...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - When people began dying from the coronavirus in the United States, for a few weeks funeral home owner Candy Boyd declined to receive the remains of such patients. There were too many unknowns, and Boyd didn't feel like her employees...

 2020-08-14 05:44 

Washington Times

AP Week in Pictures, North America...

Aug. 7 - Aug. 13, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the North America region. The gallery was curated by photo editor Courtney Dittmar in New York. Follow AP visual...

 2020-08-14 05:43 

US News & World Report

US West Faces Reckoning Over Water but Avoids Cuts for Now...

Projections for water levels in two massive lakes in the U.S. West are expected to remain high enough to avert severe cuts in states that rely on the Colorado River....

 2020-08-14 05:31 

Washington Times

US West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a stark reminder of how water levels are dropping and a warning that the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River face a much drier future. Amid prolo...

 2020-08-14 05:31 

WTOP

US West faces reckoning over water but avoids cuts for now...

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a......

 2020-08-14 05:28 

WTOP

Betts ties MLB mark with 3 of Dodgers' 6 HRs in rout of Pads...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Led by Mookie Betts hitting three homers in a game for a record-tying sixth time in......

 2020-08-14 05:25 

WTOP

The Latest: Man in 20s is Australia's youngest virus death...

SYDNEY — A man in his 20s has become the youngest person to die of the coronavirus in Australia. He......

 2020-08-14 05:22 

WTOP

NHL Playoff Glance...

All times EDT (x-if necessary) Tuesday, Aug. 11 At Toronto Tampa Bay 3, Columbus 2, 5OT At Edmonton, Alberta Calgary......

 2020-08-14 05:21 

WTOP

NHL Playoff Glance...

o nhlsdg All Times Eastern (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) (Seeding in parentheses; home team listed last) EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND At......

 2020-08-14 05:16 

WTOP

PG&E tells regulators upcoming outages will go more smoothly...

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas and Electric promised regulators Thursday that it has learned from its mishandling of......

 2020-08-14 05:16 

WTOP

Trump, Biden trade barbs on coronavirus response...

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday attacked Joe Biden for calling on governors to mandate that all......

 2020-08-14 05:16 

Washington Times

The Latest: Man in 20s is Australia's youngest virus death...

SYDNEY - A man in his 20s has become the youngest person to die of the coronavirus in Australia. He was among 14 new deaths and 372 new infections reported by Victoria state health officials Friday in an outbreak centered in Melbourne, the second-largest ...

 2020-08-14 05:11 

Washington Times

Australian survey: younger Olympians more willing to protest...

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - An Australian survey shows a higher proportion of younger Olympians would be prepared to use games venues or medal podiums as a platform for demonstrations. The International Olympic Committee's Rule 50.2, which forbids demo...

 2020-08-14 05:11 

WTOP

Australian survey: younger Olympians more willing to protest...

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — An Australian survey shows a higher proportion of younger Olympians would be prepared to use games......

 2020-08-14 05:09 

US News & World Report

Trump Admits He's Blocking Postal Cash to Stop Mail-In Votes...

President Donald Trump is making clear why he opposes extra money for the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service....

 2020-08-14 05:09 

WTOP

Trump admits he's blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged Thursday that he's starving the U.S. Postal Service of money in order......

 2020-08-14 05:07 

US News & World Report

California Governor on the Hot Seat Over Pandemic Response...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has had a summer of muddled messaging and bad news in the coronavirus fight....

 2020-08-14 05:07 

Washington Times

California governor on the hot seat over pandemic response...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Gavin Newsom has had a summer of muddled messaging and bad news in the coronavirus fight, a trend crystallized this week by his delayed response to a data error that caused a backlog of nearly 300,000 virus test r...

 2020-08-14 05:07 

WTOP

California governor on the hot seat over pandemic response...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has had a summer of muddled messaging and bad news in the......

 2020-08-14 05:06 

US News & World Report

AP FACT CHECK: Harris Eligible to Serve as VP, President...

Kamala Harris is legally eligible to serve as U.S. vice president or president....

 2020-08-14 05:06 

WTOP

AP FACT CHECK: Harris eligible to serve as VP, president...

CHICAGO (AP) — False claims that Kamala Harris is not legally eligible to serve as U.S. vice president or president......

 2020-08-14 05:03 

WUSA9.com

Strangers surprise DC student with elaborate graduation ceremony...

When WUSA9's Impact team learned that a pandemic upended her long-awaited graduation, we sprung into action with a surprise that left her speechless....

 2020-08-14 05:00 

WTOP

For Harris, memories of mother guide bid for vice president...

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman......

 2020-08-14 05:00 

Washington Post

What to watch on Friday: 'Ted Lasso' on Apple TV Plus...

Friday August 14, 2020 | "Project Power" on Netflix....

 2020-08-14 04:56 

US News & World Report

China to Launch Digital Currency Pilot Program in Some Cities: MOFCOM...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China's commerce ministry said on Friday it will launch a digital currency pilot program in some cities.These cities include......

 2020-08-14 04:55 

US News & World Report

For Harris, Memories of Mother Guide Bid for Vice President...

One of the most powerful forces in Kamala Harris' political career is missing from her bid for the vice presidency....

 2020-08-14 04:55 

WTOP

For Harris, memories of mother guide bid for vice president...

NEW YORK (AP) — Speaking from the Senate floor for the first time, Kamala Harris expressed gratitude for a woman......

 2020-08-14 04:46 

VOA

Shirley Chisholm's Groundbreaking Run for President...

"I am not the candidate of Black America, although I am Black and proud. I am not the candidate of the women's movement in this country, although I am a woman, and equally proud of that... I am the candidate of the people of America."Those wer...

 2020-08-14 04:45 

US News & World Report

Betts Ties MLB Mark With 3 of Dodgers' 6 HRs in Rout of Pads...

Mookie Betts hit three home runs in a game for the sixth time in his career, matching a major league record, and the Los Angeles Dodgers launched six long balls in all Thursday night during an 11-2 rout of the San Diego Padres....

 2020-08-14 04:45 

US News & World Report

Indonesia Takes Part in Late-Stage China Vaccine Trial...

Indonesia's only vaccine production company has injected the first volunteers with Chinese firm Sinovac's vaccine candidate in so-called phase 3 clinical trials....

 2020-08-14 04:43 

US News & World Report

Democrats Tested in First Party Convention of Pandemic Era...

Joe Biden is poised to unveil his vision for the modern-day Democratic Party in the first presidential nominating convention of the coronavirus era next week....

 2020-08-14 04:39 

US News & World Report

Judge: Mom Accused in QAnon Kidnapping Plot Can Stand Trial...

A judge says a Colorado woman accused of working with supporters of QAnon to have her son kidnapped from foster care can be put on trial....

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