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The final debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden was held last night at Belmont University in Nashville, with NBC News White House correspondent Kristen Welker moderating before a small audience. Over the course of 90 minutes, the candidates each spent time discussing six topics: fighting Covid-19, American families, race in America, […]

On Thursday, drugmaker Gilead Sciences announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir as a treatment for COVID-19. Gilead, which sells remdesivir under the brand name Veklury, issued a statement saying it was the first drug to be approved to treat COVID-19 patients that require hospitalization after previously being authorized by the FDA […]

The Justice Department announced Wednesday that a Maryland man faces federal charges for allegedly threatening violence against Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris and their supporters. James Dale Reed, 42, of Frederick, Md., faces one count of threats against a major candidate for president and vice president. The U.S. Attorney’s Office in the […]

One or more COVID-19 vaccines could be ready before the end of 2020, based on the progress of ongoing clinical trials. Dr. Jay Butler, the deputy director for infectious diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, told reports during a news conference on Wednesday that “we’re cautiously optimistic that vaccines will be available, although […]

On Tuesday, a judge ordered the release of a deposition that British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell gave in 2016 related to her dealings with the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, which she has fought to keep under wraps. The documents came from a civil defamation lawsuit against Maxwell by Virginia Giuffre, who accused Maxwell of aiding Epstein […]

On Tuesday, an anonymous grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case revealed that jurors were not advised about possible homicide charges against the officers involved in her shooting, and did not agree her killing was justified. The juror, identified as “Anonymous Grand Juror No.1,” issued a statement saying that the only charge presented to the […]

On Monday, the U.S Department of Justice announced grand jury indictments of six Russian intelligence officers for cyber crimes, including disrupting the power grid in Ukraine, interfering in the French election and crashing computer systems around the world. Federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh accused the men, members of the Russian security agency GRU who were operating […]

On Monday, a tsunami warning was issued for southern Alaska after a major earthquake and large aftershock hit near the Alaskan Peninsula. The warning was later downgraded to an advisory by the National Weather Service. An initial earthquake with a 7.5 magnitude occurred around Sand Point, Alaska, a city on one of the Shumagin Islands, […]

A wildfire that originated in California has now spread to more than 8,000 acres in less than 24 hours, forcing more than 3,000 evacuations on Sunday. The CalWood Fire began burning in Boulder County on Saturday and quickly grew to 8,788 acres. Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Division Chief Mike Wagner said it is already the […]

Authorities said over the weekend that a police recruit in Lafayette, Indiana, was fired the discovery of his apparent ties to a neo-Nazi internet forum, authorities said Saturday. , Lafayette Police Chief Patrick Flannelly said in a statement that the recruit, Joseph Zacharek, is believed to have participated in a forum called “Iron March” four […]

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