News

Watchdog group cites interference at polls in…

A voting rights group says that caravans of flag-waving President Donald Trump supporters appeared to obstruct and intimidate voters at two polling location in predominantly ethnic-minority neighborhoods last weekend in the Albuquerque area

Venice's flood barriers

Chris Pratt Gets Called 'the Worst' —and the…

Chris Pratt, anger magnet? Sure looks that way. The Hollywood actor was savaged on Twitter and defended by colleagues this week after an Internet challenge named him Hollywood's "worst Chris," Deadline reports. TV writer and producer Amy Berg started it by asking Twitter which Hollywood Chris "has to go"—Pratt,...

NASA spacecraft sent asteroid rubble flying 

Scientists are optimistic that NASA's Osiris-Rex spacecraft has collected samples at Asteroid Bennu for return to Earth. Officials said Wednesday that the spacecraft sent rubble flying as it briefly touched the asteroid the day before. (Oct. 21)

Things Mentally Strong Professionals Do…

There are several misconceptions about highly successful people. Business Insider spoke with psychotherapist, Amy Morin. Morin has interviewed many successful people for her podcast. She says that successful are not fearless. They're just more willing to push themselves to face their fears. Morin says mental strong professionals embrace uncomfortable situations. They aren't afraid to ask questions. They admit they don't have all the answer. They always keep learning.

NASA spacecraft sent asteroid rubble flying in…

Scientists are optimistic that a NASA spacecraft has collected samples at asteroid Bennu for return to Earth

AdChoices Icon

'Animaniacs' Returns With Hulu Show After 22…

'Animaniacs' Returns With Hulu Show After 22 Years off the Air . The rebooted animated series will feature all of the classic '90s characters. including Warner brothers Yakko and Wakko, their sister, Dot, and Pinky and the Brain. The original voice cast will be returning as well, with Rob Paulson as Yakko Warner and Pinky. Tress MacNeille as Dot, Jess Harnell as Wakko Warner and Maurice LaMarche as the Brain. Steven Spielberg will return as one of the series' executive producers. 'Animaniacs' premieres Nov. 20 on Hulu with 13 new episodes

Quibi Considers Shutting Down

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that streaming service Quibi is considering shutting down. Quibi has struggled to gain a foothold in the streaming industry since its launch in April. Business Insider reports that Quibi has failed to attract viewers and none of its shows have become major hits. Last month WSJ reported that Quibi was exploring multiple options, including a possible sale. The company boasted Hewlett Packard Enterprises CEO Meg Whitman as its CEO.

Poll Worker Turned Away People in BLM Shirts

Election officials in Tennessee say a poll worker who turned away people in shirts or face masks with the slogans "Black Lives Matter" or "I Can't Breathe" has been fired. Shelby County Election Commission spokeswoman Suzanne Thompson tells CNN that the worker at a Memphis early voting site told people...

Family rescued after boat capsizes in strong winds

A family was rescued off the coast of Tampa, Florida, on Oct. 19, after their boat capsized in strong winds. No injuries were reported.

Stimulus Package Is Unlikely Before the Election…

Stimulus Package Is Unlikely Before the Election, , Says Goldman Sachs. As stimulus negotiations between Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Steve Mnuchin continue, . analysts from Goldman Sachs are indicating that reaching a deal before Nov. 3 is unlikely. Some of the biggest issues remain unresolved and a deal doesn’t seem particularly close, Alec Phillips, Goldman Sachs, via CNBC. With big differences and little time, it seems unlikely that Pelosi and Mnuchin will reach a deal before the election. , Alec Phillips, Goldman Sachs, via CNBC. Even if a deal in principle is announced in coming days [...] it looks very unlikely that it would pass before Election Day, Alec Phillips, Goldman Sachs, via CNBC. According to Phillips, the negotiations have stalled over state protections and aid for businesses. Depending on the results of the election, either party will be unlikely to negotiate before the new session of Congress

Justice Dept.: 127 suspected MS-13 members…

Federal prosecutors have charged 127 suspected members of the violent MS-13 street gang this year, and six face sentences of life in prison after being convicted in 2020

Trump rape accuser in court

A woman who says President Donald Trump raped her in the 1990s arrived to court to hear lawyers argue whether Trump can substitute the United States for himself as the defendant in her defamation lawsuit. (Oct. 21)

Mitt Romney Has Voted. It Wasn't for Trump

Mitt Romney isn't saying who he voted for this year—but it definitely wasn't the Republican nominee. "I didn't vote for President Trump," the GOP senator confirmed to CNN Wednesday. He declined to say whether he had voted for Joe Biden, saying his vote is something he's "keeping private at...

Dodgers, Rays draw record-low TV World Series…

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ victory over the Tampa Bay Rays in the World Series opener drew a record-low audience of television viewers for a World Series game

AdChoices Icon

Rejected wonky faced dog finds forever home

Picasso, the wonky faced dog finds forever home.

Paul McCartney Recorded Solo Album in Lockdown

A full half-century before the pandemic, Paul McCartney, estranged from the other Beatles, recorded a solo album at home. He followed 1970's lo-fi McCartney with McCartney II in 1980, also recorded at home, away from his Wings bandmates. Now, 40 years later, lockdown has inspired him to complete the trilogy....

CDC redefines COVID-19 close contact

U.S. health officials have redefined what counts as close contact with someone with COVID-19 to include briefer but repeated encounters (Oct. 21)

Carole Baskin Comes Out As Bisexual

In a candid interview with the U.K.-based publication Pink News, Carole Baskin broke big news. The “Tiger King” star revealed that she has “always considered myself to be bisexual.” “Even though I’ve never had a wife, I could just as easily have a wife as a husband.” Baskin then described herself as a “tomboy” growing up, according to HuffPost. The 59-year-old Baskin said she began to explore her sexuality in the 1980s. She was then engaged to a psychologist who worked with members of the LGBTQ community.

The Latest: Lowe homer gives Rays early 1-0 lead…

Brandon Lowe hit a home run in the first inning to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 lead, the first time they have been ahead in this World Series

Rihanna's New Savage X Fenty Campaign Features…

Rihanna's New Savage X Fenty Campaign Features Black Breast Cancer Survivors. Rihanna's company asked three breast cancer "survivors and thrivers" to be part of the brand's new campaign in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The women modeled new styles from a capsule collection that will benefit a charity founded by Rihanna in 2012, the Clara Lionel Foundation. According to a press statement, the lingerie brand will donate up to $250,000 to help fund research and support Black people diagnosed with breast cancer. The Savage X Fenty campaign was affirming of my experience as not just a breast cancer survivor but all of my intersections of identity as a Black, queer, non-binary femme, Model Ericka Hart, via CNN Style. The campaign also strives to bring attention to "unfair disparities" in America's health care system. According to the CDC, data from 2005-2009 revealed that Black women were 41% more likely to die from breast cancer than White women. I know now that black women will be heard in regards to our health and our healing. , Model Ericka Hart, via CNN Style. I hope these images convey to you all that there's work to do and that starts with listening to young women who look like me, Model Ericka Hart, via CNN Style

Who Is Hunter Biden?

Hunter Biden is the son of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. Hunter is currently at the center of a New York post article based on purported juicy emails and photos. The photos were found on a laptop sent to the outlet by Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal attorney. Hunter Biden was previously mentioned by Trump in the first presidential debate. Hunter's under scrutiny for his business dealings. He worked with the Ukrainian gas company Burisma Holdings. Trump believes that Hunter profited in China while his father was vice president.

Giuliani Gives Alleged Hunter Biden Files to Cops

The improbable journey of a laptop that allegedly belonged to Hunter Biden continued this week when Rudy Giuliani on Monday attempted to turn a device over to police in Delaware, who handed it to state authorities, who gave it to federal authorities. "They’ve got a hard drive, or a laptop,...

More than 100 killed in flooding as storm eyes…

Parts of Vietnam were underwater on Oct. 20, as severe flooding and landslides continued to plague the country. The area is now bracing for another storm that could hit the region this weekend.

AdChoices Icon

Trump Reportedly Has a Bank Account in China and…

Trump Reportedly Has a Bank Account in China and Pays Taxes There. According to 'The New York Times,' the president's tax records indicate that he has had prominent business projects in China for years. He also maintains a bank account there that was not included in his public financial disclosures because it is controlled by Trump International Hotels Management, and is not a personal account. According to 'The New York Times,' the corporation paid $188,561 in taxes to China between 2013 and 2015. . By comparison, the news outlet recently reported that Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in both 2016 and 2017, respectively. Trump Organization lawyer Alan Garten said the account has "never been used for any other purpose" than to "pay the local taxes" associated with its business ventures in the country. Garten also says the account was established after an office was opened in China "to explore the potential for hotel deals in Asia.". No deals, transactions or other business activities ever materialized and, since 2015, the office has remained inactive, Trump Organization lawyer Alan Garten, via CNN. According to the president's tax records, he has invested at least $192,000 in five companies that will target projects in China over several years

Face to face: Trump, Biden to meet for final…

President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden are set to square off in their final debate Thursday

Obama: Voting makes things better, not perfect

Former President Barack Obama returns to Philadelphia for his first in-person 2020 campaign event for Joe Biden. (Oct. 21)