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Police arrest dozens during unauthorized Maryland car rallyMore than 100 people have been arrested on criminal and traffic offenses during an unauthorized car rally in a Maryland city, where confrontations between participants and police were captured on videos
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev. is seen on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. The majority of the more than 1,300 Pyramid Lake Paiute tribal members receive their mail in shared P.O. boxes at the reservation’s sole U.S. Post Office in Nixon, Nev., which is only open from 11:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Post offices on tribal lands will play an integral role in ensuring Native Americans can access voting in Nevada and elsewhere in the U.S. West in the 2020 election, but advocates worry residents of sprawling, rural reservations who lack transportation may struggle to get to the post office. (AP Photo/Sam Metz)
Tribes see ballot collection as a lifeline in Indian CountryTribes see ballot collection as a critical way to boost historically low Native American turnout, but it's become a flashpoint in the November election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Woman Charged With Driving Into ProtestersA 40-year-old woman faces an attempted murder charge after witnesses said she drove a car into clashing protesters during a California demonstration Saturday. A man and a woman were seriously injured—the womans' legs were broken—and officials said they're expected to survive, ABC reports. Tatiana Turner of Long Beach...
Newser1 hour ago
GOP Could Face Backlash for Quick Vote on BarrettSenate Republicans are setting the dates for their lighting-round confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, but there are signs that winning that vote may not be the end of the debate. Although they're outnumbered and can do little to stop President Trump's Supreme Court choice, Democrats deciding on their next...
Newser2 hours ago
Julie Muller, who sells cookie decorating kits on Etsy, poses in her kitchen Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, in Houston. One of the cookie-decorating kits she offers has a Black Lives Matter theme. Amid all the Black Lives Matter themed T-shirts, face masks and signs appearing in recent months, some unconventional merchandise has been popping up on online crafts marketplace Etsy. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Homespun BLM products include cookie kits, garden gnomesSome white merchants on the craft marketplace Etsy are offering homespun products with a Black Lives Matter theme, including wine stoppers and garden gnomes
The Associated Press3 hours ago
New York Again Hits 1K Coronavirus Cases a DayNew York has kept the spread of the coronavirus in check all summer, but the state hit hardest early in the pandemic is not immune from the recent spike in cases across the country. New York's new coronavirus cases topped 1,000 on Saturday for the first time since June...
Newser3 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks as he announces Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
On guns, abortion, high court could become more conservativeIf Congress confirms President Donald Trump’s nominee to succeed Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court would become more conservative and also perhaps more ready to tackle certain hot-button issues like abortion and guns
The Associated Press4 hours ago
His Poker Wins Defied Logic. Rivals Think They Know WhyHe was a decent but unspectacular poker player, but then Mike Postle went on an epic hot streak. The problem? As Brendan I. Koerner reports in a fascinating story at Wired , Postle's Texas Hold 'Em strategy defied logic. He folded when he shouldn't, stayed in when it made little sense...
Newser4 hours ago
Trump: Barrett 'Will Defend Your God-Given Rights'President Trump celebrated the nomination of his third Supreme Court justice on Saturday night with a raucous campaign rally in Harrisburg, Pa., that he launched by mentioning Judge Amy Coney Barrett beneath a screen that read "fill that seat." CBS News notes that's the latest chant to circulate at the...
Newser6 hours ago
Environmental activists wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the coronavirus stage during a rally marking the Global Day of Climate Action in Vienna, Austria, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
Leaders to UN: If virus doesn't kill us, climate change willIn a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Officer hurt, suspect detained after police station shootingThe Los Angeles Police Department says one of its officers was hurt in a shooting at a police station late Saturday
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Members of the Proud Boys cheer on stage as they and other right-wing demonstrators rally, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Late night protest in Portland, Oregon, declared unlawfulAn unlawful assembly has been declared in Portland, Oregon, just hours after demonstrations earlier Saturday ended without many reports of violence
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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