Police said they were investigating the fatal shooting of two people and the wounding of another after a third night of protests over a shooting by police that brought armed citizens into the streets.3 hours ago
First lady Melania Trump argued for her husband’s re-election from the White House grounds, saying he was fighting for Americans, and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo weighed in from Jerusalem, as the second night of the Republican convention entered unusual territory for a political event.
Hurricane Laura gathered strength in the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday, as it churned toward the Texas and Louisiana coasts, where it is projected to make landfall as a Category 3 storm late Wednesday or early Thursday.
Hurricane Laura strengthened into a major hurricane Wednesday morning, as it churned north through the Gulf of Mexico toward the Texas and Louisiana coasts, where it is projected to make landfall late Wednesday or early Thursday.
A Native American man convicted of murder is set to be executed by the federal government over the opposition of the Navajo Nation, which says the Justice Department is infringing on its tribal sovereignty.
Protesters angry over the shooting of a Black man by police clashed with law enforcement in Kenosha for a third night, and groups of armed citizens came out saying they were there to protect local businesses from looting.
The Justice Department’s antitrust division brought the case in a Pennsylvania federal court, alleging Teva Pharmaceuticals USA engaged in anticompetitive conduct that resulted in at least $350 million in overcharges to consumers.
Liberty University owes Jerry Falwell Jr. a total of about $10.5 million over the next two years after he resigned as president of the nation’s largest evangelical college following several scandals, according to a person close to Mr. Falwell with knowledge of his employment contract.
The Food and Drug Administration dismissed accusations that it authorized antibody-rich blood plasma for treating Covid-19 under White House pressure, after the president linked the pace of testing therapeutics to his re-election.
The judge set a trial date of Oct. 19 for a lawsuit seeking to block the removal of a statue honoring Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee in Richmond, in a setback for officials’ efforts to take down the monument.