Analysis: How Arizona complicates Trump's re-election bid
Electoral analysts like myself have been pumping up the importance of the Great Lake (Rust Belt) battleground states. The math is pretty easy. Under any reasonable scenario, President Donald Trump needs to win at least Michigan, Pennsylvania or Wisconsin to take the presidency. This assumes he carries North Carolina and Florida, where he is trailing.
Some Pennsylvania counties will count mail-in ballots last
Pennsylvania's counties have starkly different plans for when they will begin processing their pre-Election Day ballots, with Democratic strongholds moving to get them counted as quickly as possible while other areas plan to tally in-person votes first.
Why deaths aren't rising as fast in Covid-19's second wave, despite big spikes in new infections
Europe is drowning in the second wave of the coronavirus epidemic. Infection rates are skyrocketing across the continent. Governments are imposing strict lockdowns. Economies are shutting down again. But there is a glimmer of hope: The virus, while still deadly, appears to be killing fewer people on average.
Southern California fires force nearly 70,000 people to evacuate
Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for approximately 70,000 residents in Orange County, California, as firefighters continue to battle two new wildfires -- the Silverado Fire and Blue Ridge Fire -- which grew to nearly 30,000 acres combined in less than 48 hours.
Philadelphia police ask residents to stay indoors during protests over fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
The Philadelphia Police Department requested that residents in seven districts stay indoors as demonstrators took to the streets for a second night following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
Hong Kong teenage activist detained after reportedly planning to claim asylum at US consulate
A 19-year-old Hong Kong activist facing secession charges under the city's national security law was detained Tuesday amid reports he planned to attempt to claim asylum at the United States consulate.
Qatar 'regrets any distress' after women from 10 flights subjected to medical exams at Doha airport
The government of Qatar has said it "regrets any distress or infringement on the personal freedom of any traveler" after it was revealed that at least 18 women from 10 different flights were subjected to compulsory intimate medical examinations following the discovery of an abandoned infant at Doha international airport.
Antarctic fossil could have been the biggest flying bird ever, study finds
In the 1980s, paleontologists at the University of California Riverside visited Seymour Island, part of an island chain in the Antarctic Peninsula. They brought home a number of fossils -- including the foot bone and partial jaw bone of two prehistoric birds.
Los Angeles Dodgers win World Series for the first time since 1988, defeat Tampa Bay Rays in six games
After a Major League Baseball season unlike any other, the Los Angeles Dodgers are World Series champions, defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 in Game 6 to win the best-of-seven series four games to two.