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 2020-10-31 10:00 

Washington Post

Package with 1979 postmark delivered to Md. suburb: 'It only took the post office 41 years'...
 2020-10-31 10:00 

Washington Post

School to student: You took too many courses. No senior year for you....

Michigan high school student fights penalty for learning too much,...

 2020-10-31 10:00 

Washington Post

In Virginia, fight against gun control gives rise to armed militias...

Lauded by supporters as community benefactors, militia movement stokes racial tension....

 2020-10-31 10:00 

Washington Post

Young Black men a political prize for both sides...

Both campaigns are focusing down the stretch on young Black men. The group is traditionally less likely to vote — and more likely to vote Republican — than other African Americans....

 2020-10-31 09:43 

VOA

Trump Travels Saturday to Pennsylvania; Biden to Michigan...

With only three days of campaigning left before Election Day in the United States, both top candidates travel to battleground states Saturday, with Republican President Donald Trump focusing on Pennsylvania while Democratic candidate former Vice President...

 2020-10-31 09:31 

WTOP

Tanzania's opposition demands new election, mass protests...

DODOMA, Tanzania (AP) — Tanzania's two main opposition parties are calling for a re-run of Wednesday's election after alleging widespread......

 2020-10-31 09:29 

VOA

At Least 27 Dead as Powerful Quake Hits Major Turkish City, Greek Islands...

Rescue teams in Turkey working around the clock recovered another body Saturday from the rubble of a collapsed building in Bayrakli district in Izmir struck by a strong earthquake.The quake hit Turkey's third-largest city and a nearby Greek island on ...

 2020-10-31 09:07 

Washington Times

New Berlin airport opening 9 years late with little ceremony...

BERLIN (AP) - Nine years late and far above its original budget, Berlin's new airport is finally opening Saturday with little ceremony and, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, few passengers. Construction of the Berlin Brandenburg Airport Willy Brandt...

 2020-10-31 09:07 

WTOP

New Berlin airport opening 9 years late with little ceremony...

BERLIN (AP) — Nine years late and far above its original budget, Berlin's new airport is finally opening Saturday with......

 2020-10-31 09:03 

Washington Times

Dutch PM Mark Rutte confirms he will seek 4th term in office...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte wants another term in office. In an interview published Saturday in Dutch daily De Telegraaf, Rutte confirmed that he will lead his People's Party for Freedom and Democracy into the next na...

 2020-10-31 09:03 

WTOP

Dutch PM Mark Rutte confirms he will seek 4th term in office...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte wants another term in office. In an interview published Saturday......

 2020-10-31 09:01 

NPR

'In The Act Of Living, You're A Revolutionary': Anthony McGill Talks With Lara Downes...

The New York Philharmonic principal clarinetist blows apart the labels he once applied to himself to discover a stream of activism....

 2020-10-31 09:00 

The Atlantic

Brace for a Blizzard of Disinformation...

The Trump campaign's "election-security operation" is a key element of the president's closing strategy—and its capacity to wreak havoc next week could be significant....

 2020-10-31 09:00 

Washington Post

D.C.-area forecast: Cool but sunny today, with another strong cold front arriving Sunday...

Seasonably chilly yet decent for Halloween activities. Tomorrow doesn't look so nice....

 2020-10-31 09:00 

McClatchy DC

Can Trump count on the military to vote Republican in 2020? Millennials bring shift...

For decades the U.S. military vote has been largely Republican. But a new generation of Millennial service members and Trump's fallout with his generals may change that....

 2020-10-31 09:00 

NPR

Colorado Abortion Ban Could Be Felt Nationwide...

Colorado's Proposition 115 could shut down one of the few clinics nationwide that specializes in later abortion....

 2020-10-31 08:59 

Washington Free Beacon

Biden Flubs His Way Through Election's Final Week...

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden labored through the final full week of his campaign by failing to recall the sex of Kamala Harris's spouse, the name of the current president, and how to spell...

 2020-10-31 08:58 

Washington Free Beacon

This Week In Campus Insanity Vol. 17...

Welcome back to Campus Insanity, a weekly roundup of the craziest developments at our nation's 4,000-plus institutions of higher education....

 2020-10-31 08:53 

VOA

Caucasus Country of Georgia Holds Parliamentary Elections...

Georgia is voting Saturday to elect a new parliament and prime minister, with opposition groups aiming to oust the party in power.Forty-eight political parties and two political blocs are competing for the 150 seats of the former Soviet republic's par...

 2020-10-31 08:43 

Washington Times

Ivory Coast votes for president amid opposition boycott...

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) - Tens of thousands of security forces deployed across Ivory Coast on Saturday as the leading opposition parties boycotted the election, calling President Alassane Ouattara's bid for a third term illegal. In the Abobo neighbo...

 2020-10-31 08:43 

US News & World Report

Ivory Coast Votes for President Amid Opposition Boycott...

Tens of thousands of security forces are deployed across Ivory Coast as the leading opposition parties boycott the election, calling President Alassane Ouattara's bid for a third term illegal....

 2020-10-31 08:43 

WTOP

Ivory Coast votes for president amid opposition boycott...

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Tens of thousands of security forces deployed across Ivory Coast on Saturday as the leading......

 2020-10-31 08:30 

US News & World Report

Voting Starts in Ivory Coast Presidential Election...

By Ange AboaABIDJAN (Reuters) - Polls opened in Ivory Coast on Saturday as President Alassane Ouattara seeks a third term in an election two rival......

 2020-10-31 08:22 

Washington Times

AP PHOTOS: Pandemic tempers patron saint festival in Romania...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - The feast of St. Dimitrie of Basarabov, the patron saint of Bucharest, is a show of Orthodox Christianity's strength in Romania, where a weeklong festival devoted to the former hermit typically draws up to 100,000 people from...

 2020-10-31 08:22 

WTOP

AP PHOTOS: Pandemic tempers patron saint festival in Romania...

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The feast of St. Dimitrie of Basarabov, the patron saint of Bucharest, is a show of......

 2020-10-31 08:20 

WTOP

Tanzania, once envy of the region, watches democracy slide...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Vote-counting was far from over when Tanzanian opposition leader Seif Sharif Hamad was frustrated enough to......

 2020-10-31 08:18 

Washington Times

Italian nurse on coronavirus duty sees the nightmare return...

MILAN (AP) - A 54-year-old nurse became convinced the coronavirus "hated" her during the first seven months of Italy's outbreaks. Those are Cristina Settembrese's words for it. Settembrese, who specializes in treating patients with infecti...

 2020-10-31 08:18 

US News & World Report

Italian Nurse on Coronavirus Duty Sees the Nightmare Return...

A 54-year-old nurse became convinced the coronavirus "hated" her during the first seven months of Italy's outbreaks....

 2020-10-31 08:18 

WTOP

Italian nurse on coronavirus duty sees the nightmare return...

MILAN (AP) — A 54-year-old nurse became convinced the coronavirus "hated" her during the first seven months of Italy's outbreaks.......

 2020-10-31 08:15 

WTOP

Nearly 3 months after vote, Belarus protests still go strong...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Nearly three months after Belarus' authoritarian president's re-election to a sixth term in a vote widely......

 2020-10-31 08:15 

Washington Times

Nearly 3 months after vote, Belarus protests still go strong...

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) - Nearly three months after Belarus' authoritarian president's re-election to a sixth term in a vote widely seen as rigged, demonstrators keep swarming the streets of Belarusian cities to demand his resignation in the most massi...

 2020-10-31 07:43 

VOA

Evictions Are Latest Obstacle for Kashmir's Embattled Press...

In its 66-year history, the Kashmir Times has weathered many attempts to block its reporting: pressure by militants, withdrawal of state advertising, even people setting fire to stacks of the paper in the street. Its latest hurdle: eviction from the newsp...

 2020-10-31 07:43 

Washington Times

Shutdown in Kashmir protests India's new land laws...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) - Shops and businesses shut in several parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as separatists challenging Indian rule called for a general strike to denounce new laws that allow Indians to buy land in the disputed region. Gover...

 2020-10-31 07:43 

WTOP

Shutdown in Kashmir protests India's new land laws...

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Shops and businesses shut in several parts of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday as separatists challenging Indian......

 2020-10-31 07:41 

US News & World Report

Exclusive: Amazon Tells India Regulator Its Partner Future Retail Is Misleading Public...

By Aditya KalraNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc has complained to India's market regulator that its local partner Future Retail Ltd......

 2020-10-31 07:40 

US News & World Report

Unrest Erupts Over Police Killing of Black Man Near Portland...

Tensions have boiled over in a southwestern Washington city near Portland, Oregon, following a vigil for a Black man shot and killed by law enforcement....

 2020-10-31 07:40 

WTOP

Unrest erupts over police killing of Black man near Portland...

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Tensions boiled over into unrest late Friday following a vigil for a Black man shot and......

 2020-10-31 07:30 

US News & World Report

Tanzania, Once Envy of the Region, Watches Democracy Slide...

That Tanzania's populist President John Magufuli has been declared the overwhelming winner of Wednesday's election was no surprise....

 2020-10-31 07:20 

VOA

Halloween in 2020: Some Fun with Death and Fear, Anyone?...

PORTERSVILLE, Pa. — The setting: a rolling patch of Pennsylvania farmland, about 15 miles from the little town where...

 2020-10-31 07:17 

Washington Times

Unrest erupts over police killing of Black man near Portland...

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - Tensions boiled over into unrest late Friday following a vigil for a Black man shot and killed by law enforcement in a city near Portland, Oregon, in southwestern Washington state. Mourners gathered in Hazel Dell, an unincorporated...

 2020-10-31 07:17 

Washington Times

Georgians vote in hotly contested parliamentary elections...

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) - Voters in Georgia will cast ballots Saturday in a parliamentary election hotly contested between the governing party, founded by a billionaire, and an alliance around the country's ex-president who's in self-imposed exile i...

 2020-10-31 07:17 

WTOP

Georgians vote in hotly contested parliamentary elections...

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Voters in Georgia will cast ballots Saturday in a parliamentary election hotly contested between the governing......

 2020-10-31 07:15 

VOA

US Bracing for Attacks Before and After Election Day...

For much of the past four years, United States cybersecurity officials responsible for preventing foreign meddling in elections have been preparing for an attack that, at least to the public's knowledge, has never come. While U.S....

 2020-10-31 07:14 

Washington Times

Tanzania, once envy of the region, watches democracy slide...

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Vote-counting was far from over when Tanzanian opposition leader Seif Sharif Hamad was frustrated enough to call people onto the streets. As thwarted observers alleged the most blatant election fraud in the country's history, and...

 2020-10-31 07:14 

VOA

Carter Center Works to Educate US Voters...

When former president Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, launched the Carter Center in 1986, one objective was promoting peace and democracy around the globe. As part of that mission, the Carter Center became a leading election monitoring organization, ...

 2020-10-31 07:12 

Washington Times

AP Week in Pictures, Global...

OCT. 24 - 30, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the past week by The Associated Press from around the world. The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York. Follow AP visual ...

 2020-10-31 07:12 

WTOP

AP Week in Pictures, Global...

OCT. 24 30, 2020 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published in the......

 2020-10-31 07:11 

VOA

Who's Likelier to Win, Trump or Biden?...

As the November 3 U.S. elections draw closer, opinion polls show presidential challenger Joe Biden is leading the incumbent, Donald Trump, by about 7 percentage points nationally.Poll numbers are not a sure indicator of the outcome, as U.S. presidential e...

 2020-10-31 07:01 

Washington Times

Band students take field with musician-friendly face masks...

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) - When the marching band from Fort Myers High school took the field at halftime Thursday night, the students modeled a specially made face mask that is built with health, safety and functionality in mind. The cloth mask features an o...

 2020-10-31 07:01 

Washington Times

Jacksonville icon reflects on recording Lynyrd Skynyrd songs...

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jacksonville has thousands of Lynyrd Skynyrd stories, and this is one of them: It's about two local men who saw a good thing in a young band from the Westside - "the tightest little bar band you ever heard," they like...

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