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Trump calls for college football to play on despite COVID-19 fears

President Donald Trump called on U.S. colleges to proceed with the fall football season amid reports on Monday that it could be canceled because...

U.S. Supreme Court blocks path to Oregon redistricting ballot measure

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked a lower court ruling that had opened the door to a ballot measure in Oregon to...

Washington, D.C., police union moves to block release of body cam footage

WASHINGTON - The Washington, D.C., police union said on Monday it asked a court to block the mandatory release of body camera footage and...

Day dreaming Democrats and Biden eye an elusive prize: Texas

By Joseph Ax As polls show Texans increasingly frustrated with President Donald Trump's response amid a massive resurgence in coronavirus cases, Democrats say they have...

U.S. health chief arrives in Taiwan on trip condemned by China

TAIPEI - U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar arrived in Taiwan on Sunday as the highest-level U.S. official to visit in...

Jerry Falwell Jr. takes indefinite leave from Liberty University

By Steve Gorman Jerry Falwell Jr., a leading evangelical ally of President Donald Trump, has taken an indefinite leave of absence from his posts as...

Trump says he is signing executive order for payroll tax holiday

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is signing an executive order providing a payroll tax holiday for Americans earning less than $100,000...

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Harris’ Indian heritage could boost Biden with Asian-American voters

By Joseph Ax Joe Biden's presidential campaign plans to step up engagement with Asian-American voters this fall and is betting running mate Kamala Harris' experience...

Special report: A collapsing economy and a family feud pile pressure on Syria’s Assad

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi, Maha El Dahan, Tom Perry and Michael Georgy BEIRUT/AMMAN/DUBAI - In May, Syrian tycoon Rami Makhlouf, a cousin and long-time ally of...

Spice is right as Indonesian startups eye value in vanilla

By Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina JAKARTA - Indonesian Sofa Arbiyanto had a manufacturing job in South Korea two years ago when he learned about...

How a Texas shale supplier’s founders made fortunes as the firm failed

By Liz Hampton On July 7, the board of directors at Texas fracking sand supplier Hi-Crush granted nearly $3 million in bonuses to four top...

Twitter to expand censorship rules against misinformation on mail-in ballots & early voting

By Kanishka Singh Twitter said late on Wednesday it plans to expand its rules censoring misinformation regarding mail-in ballots and early voting in the U.S....