Toward the end of the roll call, Trump made a surprise visit to address the delegates from the convention hall in Charlotte. He appeared right after the Florida delegation cast its votes — a symbolic nod to President Trump’s primary residence and an important battleground in 2020. Continue Reading GOP Delegates Officially Nominate Donald Trump As He Makes Surprise In-Person Visit To Convention
A study released this week points to two passengers infected on a four-hour-plus flight. But there hasn’t been a lot of documentation of transmission on planes. So how risky is flying? Continue Reading Coronavirus FAQ: So Do Lots Of People Get COVID-19 From Flying?
The report concludes Wisconsin voters who braved the pandemic and went to the polls in April did not see a surge in COVID-19 infections, although another study reaches the opposite conclusion. Continue Reading New Research Suggests In-Person Voting May Be Less Risky Than Previously Thought
The director of the museum, Deborah L. Hughes, suggests that the best way to honor Anthony would be to take a clear stance against voter suppression and to advocate for human rights for all. Continue Reading Susan B. Anthony Museum Rejects President Trump’s Pardon Of The Suffragist
The U.S. Postal Service has suffered from financial problems for years, but Louis DeJoy, a Republican fundraiser, chose this summer to cut some overtime, withdraw sorting machines and impose other operational changes that have effectively reduced the system’s throughput. Continue Reading In Senate Hearing, Controversial Postmaster General Vows USPS Can Handle Mail-In Ballots
Instead of standing in an arena in Milwaukee as planned, the 77-year-old former vice president appeared in a nearly empty hall in Wilmington, Del., addressing roughly two dozen reporters and standing in front of 16 American flags. Continue Reading WATCH: Joe Biden Formally Accepts Democratic Nomination For President
The former political adviser to President Trump was indicted alongside three other people in connection with an effort to defraud “hundreds of thousands of donors,” according to federal prosecutors. Continue Reading Former Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Charged With Misusing Donations For President’s Border Wall
Apple first crossed the $1 trillion mark just two years ago. The iPhone maker and a handful of other tech giants propelled the S&P 500 index to a new record this week. Continue Reading Apple Is Worth $2 Trillion — 1st American Company To Hit Milestone
The third night of the convention is over, and the Democratic Party’s ticket is formally set — with Kamala Harris officially nominated as Joe Biden’s vice presidential running mate. In her acceptance speech, Harris hammered home the importance of supporting Biden in November, referring to Trump’s time in the White House as a “failure of leadership.” Continue Reading WATCH: Kamala Harris Formally Accepts Democratic Nomination For Vice President
The months-long closure of the U.S.-Canada border to non-essential crossings has been extended again. The border crossing restrictions will last at least until late September, probably longer, due to the pandemic. The outlook is leading people who used to cross regularly to make major life changes. Continue Reading U.S. – Canada Border Restrictions Extended, Forcing Big Changes To Lives In Washington And B.C.
One hundred years ago, both chambers of Congress passed the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed American women the right to vote. The landmark amendment was ratified into the U.S. Constitution the following year, in August of 1920. Continue Reading 5 Things You Might Not Know About The 19th Amendment, Passed 100 Years Ago
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort shared information with Russian intelligence during the last presidential campaign, a bipartisan Senate report on Russian 2016 election interference shows. Continue Reading Senate Report: Former Trump Aide Paul Manafort Shared Campaign Info With Russia