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 2020-08-14 08:58 

WHDH

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 to make it harder to......

 2020-08-14 08:56 

WHDH

Congressional action on new relief package likely to wait until September — at least...

(CNN) — Republicans and Democrats have been angrily bickering for weeks over a new economic stimulus package that has bitterly divided the two parties as......

 2020-08-14 08:35 

Boston 25 News

Belarus authorities free detainees amid protesters' pressure...

Belarusian authorities have released hundreds of people detained during massive demonstrations contesting the results of a vote that extended the rule of the nation's authoritarian president...

 2020-08-14 08:33 

Boston 25 News

Zunino hits 3-run HR; Rays bash Sox to complete 4-game sweep...

Hunter Renfroe belted two homers and drove in three runs, Mike Zunino hit a three-run shot over the Green Monster and out of Fenway Park and the Rays spoiled Kyle Hart's major-league debut with a 17-8 thumping over the Red Sox....

 2020-08-14 08:25 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: Denmark adds Belgium, Malta to travel advisory...

Denmark has added Belgium and Malta to European nations where non-essential travels are not recommended as the Scandinavian country has seen a flare-up of coronavirus cases...

 2020-08-14 08:21 

Boston 25 News

Hamilton helps Carolina beat Boston 3-2, tie series 1-1...

Dougie Hamilton slapped in the go-ahead goal with 11:30 left in the third period and No. 2 goalie James Reimer stopped 33 shots to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins....

 2020-08-14 08:15 

Boston 25 News

Couple arrested after dog shot, killed on Colorado street, police say...

According to KDVR, Lakewood police on Thursday arrested 42-year-old Sean Andrews and 40-year-old Desiree Andrews, both of Arvada, on aggravated animal cruelty and weapons possession charges, authorities said. Desiree Andrews also faces a bond violation ch...

 2020-08-14 07:40 

Boston 25 News

Kenyan all-female wildlife ranger team breaks down barriers...

On the sweeping plains at the foot of Mount Kilimanjaro, a group of female wildlife rangers is making history by defying patriarchal norms...

 2020-08-14 07:37 

Boston 25 News

2-year-old boy critically wounded in shooting at Minnesota apartment complex...

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the incident occurred shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday at the Huntington Place apartment complex in Brooklyn Park. Police responded to a report of a shooting and arrived to find a toddler who had suffered a gunshot ...

 2020-08-14 07:25 

Boston 25 News

Iran, Turkey lash out at UAE over agreement with Israel...

Iran and Turkey are lashing out at their regional rival the United Arab Emirates over its decision to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel in a U.S.-brokered deal, accusing it of betraying the Palestinian cause...

 2020-08-14 07:20 

Boston 25 News

Home prices climb to record in pandemic as buyers seek space...

An analysis by The Associated Press and Core Logic found that the average home price in the U.S. in May was up 4.2% compared to a year ago...

 2020-08-14 07:20 

Boston 25 News

New Zealand extends Auckland lockdown as virus cluster grows...

New Zealand's government has extended a lockdown of its largest city Auckland for another 12 days as it tries to stamp out its first domestic coronavirus outbreak in more than three months...

 2020-08-14 07:00 

The Boston Globe

Response to COVID-19 reflects the nation's upside-down health care system...

It dismisses and disinvests in preventive measures and focuses far more on treatments and cures....

 2020-08-14 07:00 

The Boston Globe

Why doesn't medical school prioritize social justice?...

If academic medical institutions are serious about equity, work in the community should be celebrated as much as research papers are....

 2020-08-14 07:00 

The Boston Globe

Read 'em and don't weep...

I've been making my way through the summer of COVID with the help of Australian crime fiction....

 2020-08-14 06:55 

Boston 25 News

Malaysian economy shrinks 17% in worst contraction on record...

Malaysia has reported its economy contracted 17% in the last quarter, in its worst downturn since the global financial crisis...

 2020-08-14 06:42 

The Boston Globe

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

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 be fully impa...

 2020-08-14 06:40 

Boston 25 News

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

Luke Walton was trying to motivate his Sacramento Kings to play hard until the end of this season...

 2020-08-14 06:36 

Boston 25 News

11-year-old Wisconsin girl dies days after Madison shooting, police say...

According to WMTV, the shooting occurred shortly before noon Tuesday near East Washington and Lexington avenues in Madison. Anisa Scott, a passenger in a vehicle driven by a man who was taking care of her, was struck as occupants of two cars exchanged gun...

 2020-08-14 06:30 

Boston 25 News

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

Miami finally gets to play its pandemic-delayed opener at Marlins Park, which will have a new look for its 2020 season debut Friday night thanks to cozier dimensions and a switch to artificial turf...

 2020-08-14 06:30 

The Boston Globe

Walking and talking with Sumner Redstone...

Before each academic year, we always scheduled a long, leisurely walk from the Carlyle Hotel on New York's Upper East Side to his Viacom office in Times Square....

 2020-08-14 05:50 

Boston 25 News

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

State TV says Iran's Foreign Ministry has strongly condemned an 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 05:45 

Boston 25 News

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 05:40 

Boston 25 News

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

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

 2020-08-14 05:20 

Boston 25 News

Trump, Biden trade barbs on coronavirus response...

The debate over masks has moved to the presidential race...

 2020-08-14 05:15 

Boston 25 News

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 05:01 

WCVB

Rays bash Red Sox to complete 4-game sweep...

The game was delayed for about four minutes by a drone flying outside the park beyond the right-field bleachers....

 2020-08-14 05:00 

Boston 25 News

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 04:58 

The Conversation AU

The story of #DanLiedPeopleDied: how a hashtag reveals Australia's 'information disorder' problem...

Shutterstock At midday on August 12 2020, the hashtag #DanLiedPeopleDied started trending on Twitter. By evening it had attracted over 10,000 tweets. The hashtag appeared to reflect widespread public distrust in Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews' handl...

 2020-08-14 04:57 

WCVB

Former Bruins player leads Hurricanes to victory in Game 2...

Dougie Hamilton slapped in the go-ahead goal with 11:30 left in the third period and No. 2 goalie James Reimer stopped 33 shots to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins....

 2020-08-14 04:56 

The Conversation AU

Tree ferns are older than dinosaurs. And that's not even the most interesting thing about them...

Shutterstock With massive fronds creating a luxuriously green canopy in the understory of Australian forests, tree ferns are a familiar sight on many long drives or bushwalks. But how much do you really know about them? First of all, tree ferns are ferns,...

 2020-08-14 04:50 

Boston 25 News

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 04:50 

Boston 25 News

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 04:45 

Boston 25 News

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 04:40 

Boston 25 News

Harris bringing energy, dollars and more to Biden's campaign...

Joe Biden's campaign is getting a burst of momentum...

 2020-08-14 04:40 

Boston 25 News

New Zealand probing for outbreak source, may extend lockdown...

Health authorities are investigating whether shipping workers were a source of New Zealand's first domestic coronavirus outbreak in more than three months...

 2020-08-14 04:35 

Boston 25 News

Asia Today: India's virus death toll rises, Seoul cases jump...

India's coronavirus death toll has overtaken Britain to become the fourth-highest in the world...

 2020-08-14 04:30 

Boston 25 News

Trump gives credence to false, racist Harris conspiracy...

In a reminder of his tactics when he rose to power in politics, President Donald Trump is giving credence to a false and racist conspiracy theory about Kamala Harris' eligibility to be vice president...

 2020-08-14 04:25 

Boston 25 News

Mother charged in deaths of two infants 3 years apart...

A Southern California woman has pleaded not guilty to smothering her infant daughter in March and causing the death of her other baby girl three years ago...

 2020-08-14 04:20 

Boston 25 News

Chicago convenience store ransacked twice since May...

Security cameras captured the pillaging of a West Side Chicago convenience store hours after Mayor Lori Lightfoot warned vandals that the city would hold them accountable for ransacking downtown retailers...

 2020-08-14 04:20 

Boston 25 News

Catholic service to honor life of slain solider in Houston...

Mourners are set to gather in Houston for a slain Texas soldier whose story has renewed a push for changes in the way the military handles sexual abuse and harassment...

 2020-08-14 04:15 

Boston 25 News

Mookie Betts ties MLB mark with 6th career 3-homer game...

Mookie Betts has hit three home runs in a game for the sixth time in his career, matching a major league record held by Sammy Sosa and Hall of Famer Johnny Mize...

 2020-08-14 04:15 

Boston 25 News

State police exit Portland after 2 weeks of protest duty...

Oregon State Police are leaving Portland after a two-week assignment to help protect a federal courthouse that's been a target of protesters during months of conflict in Oregon's largest city...

 2020-08-14 04:15 

Boston 25 News

China factory output flat, retail sales slip in July...

China has reported its factory output rose just under 5% last month from a year earlier while retail sales fell slightly...

 2020-08-14 04:14 

The Boston Globe

Young adults report rising levels of anxiety and depression in pandemic...

The collateral damage from the pandemic continues: Young adults, as well as Black and Latino people of all ages, describe rising levels of anxiety, depression and even suicidal thoughts, and increased substance abuse, according to findings reported by the...

 2020-08-14 04:05 

Boston 25 News

Customs agents seize nearly 2 tons of marijuana at US-Canada border...

Since October 2019, more than 1,500 narcotic seizures totaling more than 27,000 pounds have been executed at ports within the Buffalo Field Office....

 2020-08-14 04:05 

Boston 25 News

US prosecutor in Miami targeting Venezuela graft is leaving...

A federal prosecutor in Miami who has jailed some of Venezuela's biggest crooks is stepping down to enter private practice, leaving a void that could dampen U.S. efforts to expose criminal activity in the South American country...

 2020-08-14 04:00 

Boston 25 News

Suns top Mavs to finish 8-0 in bubble, but fail to advance...

The Phoenix Suns did all they could in the bubble...

 2020-08-14 04:00 

The Boston Globe

This day in history...

Today is Friday, Aug. 14, the 227th day of 2020. There are 139 days left in the year....

 2020-08-14 04:00 

The Boston Globe

This day in history...

Today is Thursday, Aug. 13, the 226th day of 2020. There are 140 days left in the year....

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