Pandemic relief talks inch ahead, but McConnell is resistant
Negotiations on a huge COVID-19 relief bill have taken a modest step forward, though time is running out and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Donald Trump's most powerful Senate ally, is pressing the White House not to move ahead.
Trump tends to his electoral map, Biden prepping for debatePresident Donald Trump is hopping from one must-win stop on the electoral map to the next in the lead-up to a final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020 campaign.
Democrats: Justices' 4-4 tie in election case ominous signWith Amy Coney Barrett expected to join the Supreme Court as early as next week, the court's action in a Pennsylvania voting case has heightened fears among Democrats about the court being asked to decide a post-election dispute and with it, the winner of the White House.
Another chunk of England faces tight virus restrictionsThe South Yorkshire region of northern England is being placed under the country's tightest restrictions to curb the coronavirus -- joining a densely populated swathe of the country where the measures have been imposed despite protests from local politicians.
AP-NORC/USAFacts poll: Many in US distrust campaign infoIn a presidential election year that has thrown the country's divisions into stark relief, Americans can agree on this: Misinformation about government and politics is a major problem.
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Pope reverts to mask-less old ways amid growing criticismA day after donning a face mask for the first time during a liturgical service, Pope Francis was back to his mask-less old ways Wednesday despite surging coronavirus infections across Europe and growing criticism of his behavior and the example he is setting.
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