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|Russia working to help reelect President Trump, FBI chief says
Russia is mounting “very active efforts” to interfere with the U.S. election to benefit President Trump, FBI Director Christopher Wray told Congress Thursday.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 5:43 PM
|Texas police officer charged in death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman whose killing was captured on video
A Texas police officer was indicted this week in the death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman who was killed outside her apartment more than a year ago.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 5:53 PM
|Fact check: Fake Kamala Harris quote that 'our military are soulless cowards' is from satire site
Sen. Harris never called the military "soulless cowards." The statement originated from a satirical site in 2019 and has previously been fact-checked.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 6:06 PM
|Sources: Russian aggression against U.S. intelligence satellites sparks congressional briefing
Over recent days, officials from the U.S. Space Force and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence briefed congressional committees on an “uptick” in Russian military activity in space targeting U.S. defense and intelligence satellites.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 5:41 PM
|Poll shows major decline in support for BLM movement across US over last three months
Pew Research Centre survey compared results from June and September
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 2:33 PM
|Thai national park sends rubbish back to tourists
If you're leaving your rubbish in a Thai national park, you might be reunited with it by post.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 8:37 AM
|Mysterious brain found wrapped in foil on Lake Michigan beach, police say
“I popped it open and it looked like a chicken breast — kind of.”
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 9:40 AM
|Letters to the Editor: If the L.A. County Sheriff's Department won't clean up its act, disband its union
Angering the people the department serves while stoking the pain fellow deputies is escalation, pure and simple. It has to end.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 1:52 PM
|T cell shortage linked to severe COVID-19 in elderly; antiseptic spray may limit virus spread
A lower supply of a certain type of immune cell in older people that is critical to fighting foreign invaders may help explain their vulnerability to severe COVID-19, scientists say. When germs enter the body, the initial "innate" immune response generates inflammation not specifically targeted at the bacteria or virus. Within days, the more precise "adaptive" immune response starts generating antibodies against the invader along with T cells that either assist in antibody production or seek out and attack infected cells.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 18, 2020 2:42 PM
|Hawaii to allow pre-travel testing program to travelers to avoid 14-day quarantine period
Hawaii Gov. David Ige said on Wednesday the state's pre-travel testing program would give travelers the option of potentially avoiding a 14-day quarantine period on arrival to the state.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 10:33 AM