The move formalizes discussions that the companies and government agencies have been holding to fight disinformation on social media.
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A mandate from a local sheriff in Florida is going against the recommendations from science and government officials: masks will not be worn.
A former Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman who posed as a covert CIA operative in an alleged fraud scheme has kept a similar operation going for two months after pleading guilty, federal prosecutors say.
At the start of the 2020 election cycle -- way back in December 2018 -- the conventional wisdom was that while Democrats might be able to retake the Senate majority, it was a long shot.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is investigating a possible swatting incident after heavily armed officers were called to the home of a prominent Black Lives Matter activist on Wednesday morning.
In an attempt to get every American behind the idea of wearing a face mask -- and behind an actual face mask -- to slow the spread of Covid-19, the Association of American Medical Colleges on Wednesday released simple, straight-forward national guidance for the public.
The principals’ and teachers’ unions in New York City call for a delay of in-person instruction. New Jersey’s governor is giving school districts the option to offer all-virtual classes, relaxing his original policy.
The two were indicted after videos taken by TV crews showed officers repeatedly striking one woman with batons and shoving another to the ground, the authorities said.
As Ms. Harris joined the Democratic ticket, the president wasted no time calling her “nasty” and praising the “suburban housewife” he says will vote for him. His views are out of step with reality.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday expanded his mail-in voting message, encouraging North Carolina supporters to vote absentee even as he continued to assail vote-by-mail.
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Wednesday: Senator Kamala Harris is officially Joe Biden’s vice-presidential pick. Also: The Pac-12 won’t play football in the fall.
In an oral history released after his death, the former national security adviser revealed a few key moments in which his ideas failed in the war against Saddam Hussein.
A suburban Atlanta county opened its schools amid controversy and a growing case count, previewing a difficult national back-to-school season.
Harris has subjected Trump’s allies – and even Joe Biden – to rigorous cross-examination. We choose her best moments
As Texas soars past 500,000 Covid-19 cases, state officials are redoubling their efforts to get residents to wear masks and practice social distancing, after suggesting that the surge has been driven by people letting their guard down.
Southwest Airlines removed a passenger and her 3-year-old son from a Monday flight after the boy, who has autism, refused to wear a face mask and became upset.
Country struggling with surge in infections; Moscow rejects concerns over safety; Germans told to keep guard up against virus
So much for the underdogs. On an extraordinary night in Lisbon Atalanta came within a minute of reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League, only to be pegged back by the superstars of Paris Saint-Germain and then eliminated in stoppage time.
Apple and Tesla, arguably two of the market's most popular companies, both announced stock splits in recent weeks. Are these maneuvers good or bad for investors?
On Wednesday morning, the President of the United States tweeted congratulations to a Republican candidate who won a congressional runoff in Georgia on Tuesday.
In a tired and questionable format, Michael Mosley tries to get participants to change their eating habits and lifestyles – because how hard can it be?
Harlequins, Leicester and Wasps squads will make the gestureRemaining nine will endorse the Black Lives Matter movement
He became a top draw portraying a stereotypical menacing African warrior who was always supposed to lose to his white opponents. He died of Covid-19.
The head of a national Black policing group confronted Attorney General William Barr over his denial of the existence of systemic racism in law enforcement on Monday at a meeting at the Justice Department.
If you're expecting the 2020 election to result in another Bush v. Gore Supreme Court resolution -- or, perhaps, in a nightmare scenario, multiples of that -- well, that certainly could happen after November 3. Nobody wants a repeat of the controversial 2000 Supreme Court decision that ended…
Independent Music awards for artists outside major label system also honour Moses Boyd, Arlo Parks, Yaeji and AJ Tracey
For the first time in its 27 years of measuring attitudes toward the police, Gallup found that a majority of American adults do not trust law enforcement.
The lead sentence in an article in The New York Times on Tuesday was a bizarre, if fitting, encapsulation of the state of American politics today: "Conspiracy theorists won a major victory on Tuesday...."
One of the questions I am getting more than any other: Am I going to send my children back to school? As a father of three teen and preteen girls, this has been a constant discussion in our household, and it hasn't been easy. My girls want to go back to school, and they are placing enormous …
A family of six in Whittier, Alaska -- where almost all of the city's residents live in one building -- has contracted Covid-19, officials said.
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Climate change leaders said the choice of Harris signaled that Democrats will try to ensure that communities burdened by pollution would benefit from a transition to clean energy.
Now that he’s got California Sen. Kamala Harris for his running mate, former Vice President Joe Biden has one key task: Sell himself to voters in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. With a Harris as his running mate, hopefully he’ll boost the black vote in Milwaukee, Detroit and Philadelph…
For generations, picking a Black woman as a vice presidential running mate in America would have been a huge political risk. But Joe Biden's pick of Sen. Kamala Harris is seen as the safe choice -- which says something about the mood of the Democratic Party in a nation where minority candida…
Joe Biden's selection Tuesday of Kamala Harris to be his vice presidential running mate immediately sets off a massive political fight to be the California senator's replacement if the Biden-Harris ticket wins on November 3.
Students prepare for results day amid growing revolt, with some schools seeing 50% or more of grades revised down
Despite the state recently experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases, Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, will play host Wednesday to the first Major League Soccer game of the season with fans in attendance.
A 15-year-old boy has raised over $13,000 in donations for homeless veterans, special needs children, and first responders by selling and donating wooden flags he carves himself.
“People have gotten to the point where they just don’t give a damn,” said a minister in Kansas City, which is on pace for a record number of killings.
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Months into the coronavirus pandemic, President Trump has added Dr. Scott Atlas as a medical adviser. CNN's Brianna Keilar and Kaitlan Collins have the details.
Palaeontologists in Britain say four bones found in 2019 on the Isle of Wight are likely to be from a new species of dinosaur related to the Tyrannosaurus rex.
The hosts must cope without the input of Stokes while the tourists must bounce back having had just five days to recover from the first Test defeat
Governments and restaurant owners wanted to get back to business. But bars and restaurants have become a focal point for clusters of Covid infections.