New York Times: White House reached out to South Dakota governor about adding Trump to Mount Rushmore
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White House aides reached out to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem last year about the process of adding additional presidents to Mount Rushmore, the New York Times reported.
The foreign threats to the US election
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The updated election threat assessment by the US intelligence community's top election security official shows that foreign actors still view US politics as a playpen, writes […]
Meet 'Mad Hatterpillar,' the caterpillar that uses its old heads for defense
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Some caterpillars fend off attackers by emitting toxic chemicals or smells. One species stacks its molted heads atop each other to act as false targets for predators.
Americans are still paying for sex in Mexico despite the pandemic
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Stay at home, be safe, but go hungry. Go out, earn a living, but risk your life. For so many in Mexico, this has been the pandemic's impossible choice.
Gandhi's glasses, worth more than $19,000, were left hanging out of an auctioneer's letterbox
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A pair of spectacles thought to belong to Indian independence leader Mahatma Gandhi are set to be auctioned for more than $19,000 -- after being left "hanging out" of a letterbox […]
Esper appears to backtrack on Beirut explosion cause after White House pushback
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper is downplaying any differences he had with the White House's assessment as to what caused the deadly explosion in Beirut after his speculation that […]
Breaking down the executive actions Trump signed on coronavirus relief
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With stimulus talks stalled, President Donald Trump announced he would go around Congress to deliver aid to Americans affected by the pandemic.
What will Trump's executive actions actually do? Everyone is confused
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President Donald Trump's Constitution-bending attempt to circumvent Congress and use executive action sounded good when he talked about it.
US tops 5 million Covid-19 cases, with five states making up more than 40% of tally
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The US topped 5 million cases of coronavirus early Sunday -- and as experts have highlighted before, the true number of infections could be many times higher.
Trump declares war on Social Security, Medicare
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Donald Trump's executive action suspending collection of payroll taxes hands is nothing less than a declaration of war on Social Security and Medicare -- and hands the Democrats […]
Another electoral college-popular vote split? It's possible
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New CBS News/YouGov polls from Pennsylvania and Wisconsin seem to tell a familiar story. Former Vice President Joe Biden leads President Donald Trump by six points among likely […]
Trump keeps pushing for a payroll tax cut. Here's what that means.
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President Donald Trump keeps pushing Congress to include a payroll tax cut in the next economic relief package.
As the people of Beirut clean up, France's Macron urges world leaders to come together for Lebanon
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French President Emmanuel Macron urged everyone "to come together in support of Lebanon and its people," as he opened an international donors' conference Sunday, five days after […]
Treasury Secretary says Democrats must make the next move on stimulus talks
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Democrats will need to be the ones to make the next move if stimulus talks between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats are […]
Musician starts non-profit to fund New Orleans' artists during the pandemic after losing his father to the virus
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A trombonist, music producer, and New Orleans native started a non-profit organization during the pandemic in hopes of keeping the city's music scene alive and providing temporary […]
21 people were shot, including one fatally, after large gathering in Washington, DC
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A teenager was killed and 20 others, including an off-duty police officer, were shot at a large gathering in southeast Washington, DC, early Sunday.
A doctor runs 22 miles in a face mask to prove that they are safe
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A doctor in England wanted to prove that face masks won't impair your oxygen levels. So he ran for 22 miles while wearing one.
Simon Cowell broke his back falling off an electric bicycle
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"America's Got Talent" judge Simon Cowell has undergone surgery after breaking his back in several spots while falling off his bike on Saturday.
North Carolina's strongest earthquake in 94 years shakes area along Virginia border
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A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit about 2 miles from the town of Sparta, North Carolina, early Sunday, along the state's border with Virginia, according to the preliminary report […]
9 cases of Covid-19 reported at a Georgia school seen in photo of a crowded hallway, report says
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At least nine cases of Covid-19 have been reported at a Georgia high school that came under scrutiny last week after a student shared a photo of a crowded hallway, according to […]
These are the twins whose first-time reaction to hearing Phil Collins has captured the internet
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The almost eight-minute long video begins with Tim Williams and twin brother Fred sitting side by side.
Verstappen outfoxes Mercedes duo to win 70th Anniversary Grand Prix
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Max Verstappen stunned the Mercedes duo of world champion Lewis Hamilton and pole sitter Valtteri Bottas to claim victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone on […]
Esper says US troop levels in Afghanistan to go below 5,000 by end of November
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Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday that the United States will go down to below 5,000 troops in Afghanistan by the end of November.
Azar arrives in Taiwan, marking the most senior US visit in decades
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US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has arrived in Taiwan, according to an HHS spokesperson, marking the most senior US visit to the country in decades.
Top White House economic adviser attempts to explain Trump's coronavirus executive actions
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The White House's top economic adviser on Sunday tried to explain how states and the federal government will be able to work together to provide enhanced unemployment benefits […]
Can New York's Attorney General take down one of the most feared forces in American politics?
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You don't bring a knife to a gun fight.
Trump thinks he's been given vast new powers. Now he's going to use them
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The good news is that President Donald Trump is aiming to help Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, signing executive actions to extend expanded unemployment benefits and […]
Jill Biden plans to continue to teach if she becomes first lady
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Jill Biden, a community college professor, says that if her husband, former Vice President Joe Biden, is elected president and she becomes first lady, she plans to continue her […]