|The CIA sent a team of 4 operators on a spy mission targeting China. None came back.|
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 05:00:47 -0400
In 2008, CIA operative Stephen Stanek faced a decision: cancel the operation he was running or go forward with it — as a hurricane barreled through the Philippines with a projection to veer north and miss his team's area of operation.
|Texas police officer charged in death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman whose killing was captured on video|
Thu, 17 Sep 2020 17:53:37 -0400
A Texas police officer was indicted this week in the death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman who was killed outside her apartment more than a year ago.
|As Trump courts Black voters, critics see a 'depression strategy'|
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:57:38 -0400
While the president’s team touts its efforts to court a community that Republicans have long ignored, critics describe them as part of a cynical “depression strategy” designed to minimize Black American turnout.
|Rochester: Two killed and 14 wounded after mass shooting at party in New York state|
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 06:04:02 -0400
Police say incident is ‘tragedy of epic proportions’
|Tesla driver charged for appearing to be asleep with the seat fully reclined while traveling at over 86 mph|
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 11:42:05 -0400
Canadian authorities said the man was going over 86 mph before being stopped, where police discovered fully reclined seats.
|Video shows huge alligator swimming in Sally's storm surge|
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 06:48:00 -0400
Images of a massive gator, an eel and fire ants were seen in Hurricane Sally's wake.
|CDC — again — changes COVID-19 guidelines. Now asymptomatic people need a test|
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:37:00 -0400
The change replaces a controversial update from Aug. 24 that said individuals who don’t have symptoms don’t need to get tested.
|Homes destroyed after winds push California fire into desert|
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 01:07:23 -0400
Homes were destroyed Friday by an unrelenting wildfire that reached a Mojave Desert community and was still growing on several fronts after burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles. Officials were investigating the death of a firefighter on the lines of another Southern California wildfire that erupted earlier this month from a smoke-generating pyrotechnic device used by a couple to reveal their baby’s gender. The death occurred Thursday in San Bernardino National Forest as crews battled the El Dorado Fire about 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of LA, the U.S. Forest Service said in a statement.
|Ethiopia files terrorism charges against leading opposition activist|
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 08:27:15 -0400
Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against a prominent media mogul and opposition politician from the Oromo ethnic group, Jawar Mohammed, the attorney general's office said on Saturday. Jawar, founder of the Oromiya Media Network and a member of the Oromo Federalist Congress party, was arrested in June amid the widespread unrest that followed the assassination of popular Oromo musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa.
|New Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Only 22% of Americans think the 2020 presidential election will be 'free and fair'|
Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:37:58 -0400
Both Republicans and Democrats harbor grave and growing doubts about whether the upcoming election will accurately reflect the will of the people.