31 Oct 2020

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Lincoln Project targets 3 deep red states with million-dollar ad buy as election map ‘turning against’ Trump

Lincoln Project targets 3 deep red states with million-dollar ad buy as election map ‘turning against’ TrumpWith just three days left until the election, President Trump's enemies are seeing new opportunities in staunchly red states.


31 Oct 2020 10:31pm GMT

‘You change police culture, you change American culture’: Police officers choose sides on killing of Walter Wallace Jr.

‘You change police culture, you change American culture’: Police officers choose sides on killing of Walter Wallace Jr.This week's fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr. has again raised questions about the effectiveness of police procedures when engaging individuals with mental health issues. Officers, like the public at large, have varying opinions.


31 Oct 2020 3:10pm GMT

'A global conspiracy against God and humanity': Controversial Catholic archbishop pushes QAnon themes in letter to Trump

'A global conspiracy against God and humanity': Controversial Catholic archbishop pushes QAnon themes in letter to TrumpThe letter by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, a former Vatican ambassador to the U.S. and outspoken adversary of Pope Francis, hit many of the favorite themes of the pro-Trump conspiracy theory.


31 Oct 2020 1:40pm GMT

How QAnon is undermining the real global fight against human trafficking

How QAnon is undermining the real global fight against human traffickingQAnon relies mostly on exaggerated figures and misinformation, combining real cases, like that of Jeffrey Epstein, with blatantly false ones, like an alleged pedophile ring run from the basement of a Washington pizza restaurant (which has no basement).


31 Oct 2020 9:00am GMT

30 Oct 2020

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For transgender people in the military, much hinges on presidential election

For transgender people in the military, much hinges on presidential electionJoe Biden has been vague about his plans for the military if he wins the election, but one specific promise he has made is to roll back the Trump administration policy that effectively bars transgender service members from serving openly in accord with their gender identity.


30 Oct 2020 8:00pm GMT

Trump and GOP look to courts to change the rules on counting votes

Trump and GOP look to courts to change the rules on counting votesPresident Trump is looking to the courts to prevent states from counting mail-in ballots that don't arrive until after Election Day.


30 Oct 2020 6:27pm GMT

The long shadow of racism in medicine leaves Black Americans wary of a COVID-19 vaccine

The long shadow of racism in medicine leaves Black Americans wary of a COVID-19 vaccineA Yahoo News/YouGov poll found that only 27 percent of Black Americans plan to get a coronavirus vaccine if and when one becomes available. Dr. Uché Blackstock, a Yahoo News Medical Contributor and CEO of Advancing Health Equity, says this distrust is not unique to COVID-19. "It's preexisting," she says, "just like the health inequities are preexisting."


30 Oct 2020 6:26pm GMT

Louisville police officer sues Breonna Taylor's boyfriend for shooting him during deadly raid

Louisville police officer sues Breonna Taylor's boyfriend for shooting him during deadly raidA Louisville, Ky., police sergeant who was shot and injured by Breonna Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, during the botched raid that left Taylor dead is suing Walker on allegations of assault, battery and intentional emotional distress.


30 Oct 2020 6:09pm GMT

Will the election be decided by the Supreme Court?

Will the election be decided by the Supreme Court?President Trump has signaled that he expects the new 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court to play a role in deciding the election. Will he be proven right?


30 Oct 2020 3:13pm GMT

Police reach breaking point amid protests, pandemic, rising crime

Police reach breaking point amid protests, pandemic, rising crimeAmid rising crime rates, a polarizing election and the continued high-profile police killings of Black Americans, some police veterans say they can't recall a tougher time to be an officer.


30 Oct 2020 9:00am GMT

29 Oct 2020

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Biden eyes Florida win as an early knockout blow to Trump

Biden eyes Florida win as an early knockout blow to TrumpWith just five days left until the election, President Trump and his rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, spent Thursday focused on the key battleground state of Florida, holding dueling rallies there.


29 Oct 2020 11:57pm GMT

Trump's vaccine promises meet reality

Trump's vaccine promises meet realityThe president's optimistic claims that a vaccine for COVID-19 would be ready before the end of the year seem increasingly unlikely to be fulfilled.


29 Oct 2020 6:45pm GMT

Religious school retreat led to coronavirus outbreak in Wisconsin

Religious school retreat led to coronavirus outbreak in WisconsinAlthough nobody fell seriously ill, the scope of the outbreak - an exceptionally high 76 percent infection rate - suggests the intensity with which the airborne pathogen can proliferate in the absence of appropriate measures.


29 Oct 2020 5:14pm GMT

In close Georgia Senate race, challenger Ossoff calls Perdue a 'crook' over stock trades

In close Georgia Senate race, challenger Ossoff calls Perdue a 'crook' over stock tradesPolling is tight in the Peach State as tens of millions of dollars have been spent in the battle for Perdue's seat.


29 Oct 2020 2:39pm GMT

Breonna Taylor jurors: Louisville police 'didn't know what they were doing'

Breonna Taylor jurors: Louisville police 'didn't know what they were doing'Two grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case said Wednesday that they believed three Louisville, Ky., police officers acted with negligence when they fired into Taylor's apartment during a botched raid that left the 26-year-old woman dead.


29 Oct 2020 1:10am GMT

28 Oct 2020

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Politics, COVID and attacks on civil service wearing on intelligence community as election approaches

Politics, COVID and attacks on civil service wearing on intelligence community as election approachesA worsening pandemic and fears about losing their protections as civil servants amid political chaos is leading many intelligence officers in the U.S. government to consider leaving their agencies, according to current and former intelligence officers who spoke to Yahoo News.


28 Oct 2020 10:13pm GMT