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Ford, Bush Presidential Adviser Brent Scowcroft Dies At 95

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brent Scowcroft, who played a prominent role in American foreign policy as national security adviser to Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush and was a Repu...

US Sanctions Pro-China Leader Of Hong Kong, Other Officials

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Friday imposed sanctions on Hong Kong officials, including the pro-China leader of the government, accusing them of cooperating with Beijing’s effort ...

Why New York Is Suing The NRA: 4 Questions Answered

NEW YORK (THE CONVERSATION) - Editor’s note: New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing the National Rifle Association and four of its current and former officials. Bri...

US: Border Tunnel Appears To Be ‘Most Sophisticated’

PHOENIX (AP) — An incomplete tunnel found stretching from Arizona to Mexico appears to be “the most sophisticated tunnel in U.S. history," authorities said. The tunnel intended ...

Virus Aid Talks On Brink Of Collapse, Sides ‘Very Far Apart’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington talks on vital COVID-19 rescue money are teetering on the brink of collapse after a marathon meeting in the Capitol generated lots of recriminations bu...

Trump Bans Dealings With Chinese Owners Of TikTok, WeChat

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered a sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular social media apps TikTok and WeChat on security grounds, ...

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, Educator And Author, Passes Away At 83

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Rabbi Adin Steinzaltz, the author of the renowned Steinzaltz Talmud and numerous other books on all facets of Jewish literature, passed away in Jerusalem Frid...

Portland Mayor Decries Violent Protesters As Props For Trump

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mayor of Portland, Oregon, a city wracked by nearly 70 consecutive nights of unrest, on Thursday angrily denounced those who attempted to set a police pre...

Cadillac Says New Electric SUV Has Features To Take On Tesla

DETROIT (AP) — We’ve seen this movie before, an electric vehicle from a mainstream automaker that will take away sales from market leader Tesla. But General Motors executives sa...

4 Poultry Plant Execs Indicted After 2019 Immigration Raid

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in...

US Rescinds Global ‘Do Not Travel’ Coronavirus Warning

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday rescinded its warnings to Americans against all international travel because of the coronavirus pandemic, saying conditions no ...

Former President Bush Pays Tribute To Immigrants In New Book

NEW YORK (AP) — A new book by former President George W. Bush will highlight an issue which now sets him apart from many of his fellow Republicans — immigration. Crown announced...

Oklahoma Governor Contracts Covid-19 From Hugs

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma governor spokesperson Charlie Hannema said Thursday that Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt, the first governor in the nation to test positive for the coronavirus...

Man Fractures Neck In Diving Accident; Young Son Saves Him

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A 9-year-old Florida boy is being hailed a hero for pulling his father from the water after the man fractured his neck in a diving accident. Young Asaih W...

Democrats Sue Georgia Election Officials Over Lines At Polls

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats are asking a federal judge to order Georgia election officials to take steps to prevent long lines at the polls on Election Day. A lawsuit filed Thursda...

AAA: Partially Automated Driving Systems Don’t Always Work

DETROIT (AP) — Two tests by AAA during the past two years show that partially automated driving systems don’t always function properly, so the auto club is recommending that car co...

NYC Begins Registering Travelers At COVID-19 Checkpoints

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City opened new traveler checkpoints Thursday to register visitors and residents returning from nearly three dozen states who are required to quarantine fo...

USC Student Government Leader Says She Quit Because She Was Harassed For Supporting Israel

CALIFORNIA (JTA) - A Jewish student leader at the University of Southern California said she resigned due to harassment over her support for Israel. Rose Ritch, the vice preside...

Lebanon Probes Blast Amid Rising Anger, Calls For Change

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanese officials targeted in the investigation of the massive blast that tore through Beirut sought to shift blame for the presence of explosives at the city’s port...
Michelle Obama participates in the International Day of the Girl on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Plaza on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Michelle Obama Reveals She Is Suffering From ‘Low-Grade Depression’

NEW YORK (VINnews) — Former US First Lady Michelle Obama revealed on her podcast (dubbed The Michelle Obama podcast) that she is suffering from "low-grade depression" due to the pa...

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