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|As Trump courts Black voters, critics see a 'depression strategy'
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.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 6:57 PM
|Texas police officer charged in death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman whose killing was captured on video
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.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 5:53 PM
|A Chinese virologist claimed the coronavirus was 'intentionally' released. Turns out, she works for a group led by Steve Bannon.
A strange paper claims China engineered and released the coronavirus. Its authors work for a group once led by the former Trump strategist Steve Bannon.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 11:02 AM
|Measures to control coronavirus have brought flu infections to 'historic lows.' Scientists want to keep it that way.
Lockdowns and protective measures like the widespread wearing of face masks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic have driven influenza infections to record lows, according to a new CDC study.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 2:22 PM
|Poll shows major decline in support for BLM movement across US over last three months
Pew Research Centre survey compared results from June and September
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 2:33 PM
|Mysterious brain found wrapped in foil on Lake Michigan beach, police say
“I popped it open and it looked like a chicken breast — kind of.”
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 9:40 AM
|Bradley Fighting Vehicles Sent to Protect US Troops in Syria
The nature of the new threat posed by ISIS that triggered this U.S. response was not described.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 8:18 PM
|Boater rescues man stranded under bridge: 'He was out there all night in just shorts'
A community of residents, living on boats, in condos or stilted homes, were taken by surprise when Hurricane Sally blew through as a Category 2 storm.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 12:12 PM
|Dallas school district apologizes for assignment describing Kenosha shooter as 'hero'
A high school teacher suggested Kyle Rittenhouse — charged with killing two during Wisconsin protests — was a possible hero alongside Gandhi and Malcolm X.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 3:06 PM
|Woodward on decision not to release Trump recordings early: ‘My God, I would have if I could save one life’
Investigative journalist Bob Woodward joins Yahoo News Editor in Chief Daniel Klaidman and Chief Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff to discuss his new book, “Rage.” In the weeks leading up to publication, Woodward has come under fire for not releasing audio recordings of President Trump privately acknowledging the potential severity of the coronavirus pandemic as early as February. He explains, however, that due to the nonlinear nature of reporting, it would not have been feasible to release the audio recordings early because of a lack of context.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 3:51 PM