Massive explosion rocks Beirut, at least 50 reported dead

Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, was rocked by a massive explosion on Tuesday evening, with footage from the ground showing significant damage and plumes of smoke rising above the...

With petitions and lawsuits, some students demand lower tuition for online instruction

Gabrielle Perez, a junior at Michigan State University, is one of the thousands of students who was forced to return to her home in Illinois after her university closed...

Trump says TikTok sale can go through but only if the US gets a...

After days of whiplash over the future of TikTok, President Donald Trump said he would allow an American company to acquire the short-form video app — with a catch. Trump on...

New York Suggests a Fraud Probe Is Driving Its Bid for Trump Records

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. suggested his office may be investigating potential bank and insurance fraud by the Trump Organization, as it seeks access to the president’s tax...

A School Reopens, and the Coronavirus Creeps In

One of the first school districts in the country to reopen its doors during the coronavirus pandemic did not even make it a day before being forced to grapple...

‘Constitutionally impossible’: Experts say Trump can’t postpone the November election

President Donald Trump on Thursday floated the idea of delaying the November general election as the U.S. economy shrinks amid the coronavirus pandemic and voters’ support for his opponent, Joe Biden, surges. But the president...

Unsealed documents show Epstein, Maxwell correspondence in 2015

A trove of court documents unsealed Thursday night appear to show that the late, accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was in contact with his now-charged confidant, Ghislaine Maxwell, in 2015. Attorneys for...

$600-a-week unemployment benefits expire, posing fresh danger to Trump’s re-election

WASHINGTON — A crucial week on Capitol Hill that began with a rocky Republican rollout of a coronavirus relief package ended with a complete breakdown in negotiations, threatening to deepen the perils of...

Staten Island dog, first to test positive for COVID-19 in US, dies

This is such ‘ruff news. A German shepherd in Staten Island who was the first dog to test positive for the coronavirus has died, the first fatality of its kind, according to...

U.S. Postal Service Considers Downsizing, Senator and Union Leader Say

(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) — The U.S. Postal Service is considering closing post offices across the country, sparking concerns ahead of an anticipated surge of mail-in ballots in the 2020 elections,...