Glamorous Miami club caught in power struggle…

One of Miami's most glamorous, star-studded nightclubs sits empty and quiet these days — a casualty of both the coronavirus outbreak and a power struggle between state and local government over how to contain the scourge

Mayor Has Had Threats Before. 'This One Seemed…

First Michigan's governor , then Virginia's , and now, the mayor of Kansas' largest city. The link between the three politicians: They've all been alleged targets of kidnapping and murder plots, apparently prompted by their respective lockdown orders and other health protocols during the pandemic. In the case of Wichita Mayor Brandon...

Snow covers rocky badlands

Snow flew near Wall, South Dakota, across the Badlands National Park on Saturday, Oct. 17, along with chilly air for October.

Guitars played, partly made by Eddie Van Halen go…

Two guitars owned, played and partly designed by the late Eddie Van Halen will be going up for auction

Senator's Treatment of Name 'Kamala' Gives Boost…

David Perdue's perceived mocking of Kamala Harris's name worked out well ... for his political rival. The Republican senator repeatedly mispronounced the VP nominee's name while at a Friday rally for President Trump, a move decried as racist , and it spawned a trending hashtag on Twitter: #MyNameIs, in which users tweeted...

ShowBiz Minute: Sting; Van Halen; Box Office

Sting, Renee Zellweger, Kermit the Frog appear in streaming event to raise funds for network of camps that host seriously ill children and their families; Two guitars owned, played and partly designed by the late Eddie Van Halen going up for auction; Liam Neeson thriller "Honest Thief" steals top spot at U.S. box office. (Oct. 19)

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Some states allow ballots if voters die before…

Ballots cast by people who vote early but die before Election Day are sometimes cited as proof of voter fraud, but in many states they're perfectly legal

Trump Getting Very Specific Advice for Upcoming…

The final debate between President Trump and Joe Biden takes place Thursday night, and the president's team suggests viewers will see a different tone from him. The key part of the plan is for Trump to interrupt Joe Biden less often , reports Politico . "I do think that President Trump is...

Turkeys on the lam in New York

A flock of turkeys were spotted trying to gain a head start against Thanksgiving in Craryville, New York, running among the pretty fall trees on Oct. 18.

'Clouds,' by teen who died of cancer, hits No. 1…

Seven years after his death to cancer at age 18, a Minnesota singer-songwriter has returned to the top of the iTunes chart

Fauci's Reaction to Rose Garden Event: 'Oh My…

When Dr. Anthony Fauci saw the Rose Garden ceremony for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on television, "I said, 'Oh my goodness. Nothing good can come out of that, that's got to be a problem.' And then sure enough, it turned out to be a superspreader event." That's...

On This Day: 19 October 1990

51 years after launching in the U.S., 'Gone With The Wind' had its Russian premiere, in Moscow. (Oct. 19)

Early in-person voting begins in key swing state…

Florida begins in-person early voting in much of the state with the Trump campaign trying to cut into an early advantage Democrats have posted in mail-in votes in the key swing state

Dr. Fauci Broaches the Subject on Everyone's Mind

With the holidays looming, Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday weighed in on the topic probably dominating the thoughts of many in the US right now: Thanksgiving. "You may have to bite the bullet and sacrifice that social gathering, unless you're pretty certain that the people that you're dealing with are...

Winter arrives early in Montana

Wet snowflakes stick to trees, cars and road surfaces in Billings, Montana, on Oct. 18.

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Loeffler, Warnock, Collins to have 1st Georgia…

Candidates in the special election for the U.S. Senate seat held by Georgia Republican Kelly Loeffler are set to square off in their first debate Monday afternoon

Some Good COVID News for US States. Well, 2 of…

COVID-19 case numbers hit new daily highs in 10 states on Friday, but things aren't looking great in the majority of US states on the coronavirus front. As for where things are moving in the right direction, the list is a short one. CNN reports there are just two states...

AP Top Stories October 19 A

Here's the latest for Monday October 19th: Congress runs out of time for coronavirus aid deal; COVID-19 rates rising quickly in El Paso, Texas; Trump & Biden campaign in swing states; SpaceX sends internet satellites into orbit.

Judge to hold trial on Northam's plans to remove…

A lawsuit seeking to prevent Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam from removing an enormous statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E

Feds to Execute a Woman for First Time Since 1953

There is a single woman on federal death row, and her execution date has now been scheduled. If Lisa Montgomery is put to death on Dec. 8 as planned, she'll be the first woman executed by the feds since 1953. The New York Times reports the Kansas woman was convicted...

"It's really coming down!" Having fun in the snow!

Jasmine and Lilah went outside to enjoy the first snowflakes of the season in Osceola, Iowa, on Oct. 18.

'Crazy' beekeepers determined to make it in tough…

Commercial beekeeping is a challenge in in the best of times, with bee deaths a frequent problem, often attributed to stressors such as parasites and agricultural chemicals

New York State Blocks Wedding 'for 10K People'

A wedding for 10,000 people, amid the coronavirus pandemic? Yep, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that was the plan—and his state is shutting it down, ABC News reports. "We received a suggestion that that was happening," he said Saturday. "We did an investigation and found that it...

ONLY ON AP Suburban women may hold White House key

Lines are being drawn in the suburban sand of Pennsylvania and other battleground states where both President Trump and Joe Biden are vying for a coveted voting bloc - suburban women. (Oct 19)

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As virus flares globally, new strategies target…

After shutdowns swept entire nations during the first surge of the coronavirus earlier this year, some countries and U.S. states are trying more targeted measures as cases rise again around the world

Experts Fear 'Third Wave' as States Hit New Highs

Coronavirus case numbers hit new daily highs across 10 states Friday as public health officials worried about a coming "third wave" of infections. "I'm pretty glum at the moment because it does look as though in the majority of states there’s an increasing number of cases," William Schaffner, a Vanderbilt...

Big flakes falling in Montana

Large snowflakes came down as autumn snowfall hit Billings, Montana, on Saturday, Oct. 17.