Lives Lost: Hawaii football coach who prepped…

Honolulu football coach Willie Talamoa bought his players cleats, drove them to practice and often stayed late to talk with those having trouble in school

Woman Found Alive at Funeral Home Dies 8 Weeks…

A 20-year-old Michigan woman found alive in a funeral home in August after being wrongly declared dead is now genuinely dead—and her relatives blame the earlier mistake for her demise. Family attorney Geoffrey Fieger said Southfield resident Timesha Beauchamp "was allowed to die peacefully" Sunday at the Children's Hospital...

Epsilon becomes 10th hurricane of the season

Hurricane Epsilon will approach Bermuda with increasing seas and surf later Wednesday into Wednesday night

5 takeaways from the government's lawsuit against…

The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago

Biden, Trump in Dead Heat in One Battleground…

North Carolina's 15 electors could go either way in the presidential race, a new poll shows, with people who think the economy is the main issue leaning toward President Trump, and people who consider it to be the coronavirus pandemic backing Joe Biden. A Washington Post -ABC News poll found...

Today in History for October 21st

Highlights of this day in history: Thomas Edison perfects workable electric light; Anthrax scare claims first of two U.S. postal workers in Washington, DC; Britain wins Battle of Trafalgar; Actress and author Carrie Fisher born. (Oct. 21)

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U.S. antitrust case against Google mirrors…

Technology may be bringing the future ever closer, but the Trump administration’s legal assault on Google actually feels like a blast from the past

In Interview, Anthony Weiner Addresses Political…

At a rally in Arizona Monday, President Trump pushed a negative narrative about Hunter Biden, comparing allegations about contents supposedly found on Biden's laptop to the 2016 controversy involving former Rep. Anthony Weiner, who was caught sexting with a teen girl , as well as with emails on his laptop that...

Smoky mountain sunset

As the sun descended in Woodfin, North Carolina, on Oct. 20, it made for some beautiful views with haze from smoke in the distance.

Parents of 545 children separated at border can't…

Court-appointed lawyers say they have been unable to find parents of 545 children who were separated at the U.S. border with Mexico early in the Trump administration

USA Today Breaks With Tradition on 2020 Race

USA Today does not endorse presidential candidates. Or least it didn't, until Tuesday. The newspaper broke with its own tradition and officially backed Joe Biden. "If this were a choice between two capable major party nominees who happened to have opposing ideas, we wouldn't choose sides," reads the editorial. But...

Trump in Pennsylvania: US 'crushing the virus'

Speaking to a crowd of thousands in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, President Donald Trump declared that the United States was "crushing" the coronavirus. (Oct. 20)

Russia calls for collective security in Gulf, US…

Russia’s foreign minister is calling for collective efforts to prevent a large-scale war in the Persian Gulf and he got strong support from all U.N. Security Council members except the United States

Here Are the 10 Most Powerful Women in Business

For nearly a quarter of a century, Fortune has published a list of the most powerful women in the business world, but this year the magazine notes it hasn't been "business as usual." Obviously, that's because of the pandemic and the effects it's had upon the economy, and so in...

Snow falls throughout Minnesota

On Tuesday, Oct. 20, heavy snow fell throughout Minnesota, blanketing cities like Minneapolis and South St. Paul.

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Court lets North Carolina keep absentee deadline…

A federal appeals court has ruled that North Carolina can accept absentee ballots for more than a week after Election Day as long as they are postmarked by Nov. 3

Trump Doesn't Like Debate Rule, but He'll…

President Trump won't be able to interrupt Joe Biden this time around—at least, not for the first two minutes of each of the six debate segments Thursday night. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates has changed its rules so that each candidate will get those two minutes of uninterrupted...

Anya Taylor-Joy ages down for 'The Queen's Gambit'

Anya Taylor-Joy used different walks and body language to play her character in the Netflix series “The Queen’s Gambit” at ages ranging from early teens to early 20s. “It was a science experiment for me,” says the 24-year-old actress. (Oct. 20)

An electric Hummer? Battery-powered trucks head…

Seven auto companies have plans to roll out new battery-powered pickup trucks over the next two years, aiming to cash in on a popular and lucrative market for expensive vehicles

Jeffrey Toobin Suspended for Accidentally…

New Yorker reporter and CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin had a major Zoom oops last week—so major that both of those gigs are currently on hold. Toobin was on an election simulation video chat with New Yorker colleagues and WNYC radio staffers when he apparently started masturbating, accidentally exposing...

Congregation growing one year after tornado wipes…

Leaders of one church in Dallas, Texas say their congregation continues to grow, even after a tornado destroyed their house of worship one year ago.

Duke and Duchess of Sussex convene session on…

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan, convened a special Time100 Talks episode Tuesday focused on the digital world

Alaskans Seek Higher Ground After Earthquake

Southern Alaska was under a tsunami warning Monday after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck near the peninsula. An aftershock followed about 20 minutes later, with a magnitude of 5.8, NBC reports. The first earthquake was near Sand Point in the Shumagin Islands. No damage was reported, per the...

County in Washington state sees high voter turnout

The largest county in Washington state is expecting a turnout of 90 percent for the November election. (Oct. 20)

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From Detroit to Oakland, pandemic threatens urban…

As office workers continue to stay home during the pandemic, cities that were in the middle of bustling downtown comebacks are feeling a lot of uncertainty

Colorado Wildfire Now Biggest in State History

A wildfire burning in Colorado is now the biggest in the state's recorded history—breaking a record set less than three months ago. The Cameron Peak Fire, which started in mid-August, has now burned more than 203,000 acres of land in the north-central part of the state and was...

Snowy and blustery conditions in Minnesota

A winter storm warning was issued for parts of Minnesota on Oct. 20, as snow and winds made for difficult conditions in Graceville, Minnesota.