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news 10/20/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

An Alaska tsunami warning came after an earthquake Monday, Black police officers are breaking from unions because of Donald Trump endorsements, a California panel of doctors will review any coronavirus vaccine before residents are able to receive it, an excavation for victims of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre continues and hospitals in the rural Midwest struggle to contain virus outbreaks.


news 10/19/2020, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Confirmed COVID-19 cases pass 40 million globally, the Thai prime minster attempts to diminish support for pro-democracy protests, UN arms embargoes on Iran expired Sunday, Russia avoids lockdown measures as COVID-19 infections increase and New Zealand's prime minster won re-election.


news 10/13/2020, 5:43pm

Supreme Court halts census in latest twist of 2020 count

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday stopped the once-a-decade head count of every U.S. resident from continuing through the end of October. President Donald Trump’s administration had asked the nation’s high court to suspend a district court’s order permitting the 2020 census to continue through the end of the month.


news 10/13/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

Supreme Court senate hearings for Amy Coney Barrett continue, Michigan men face hearings for kidnapping plot, Facebook bans Holocaust denial posts, Portland protesters knock down statues and Johnson & Johnson pauses its COVID-19 vaccine trial make up this week's five national stories.


news 10/12/2020, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Boris Johnson is expected to support a 3-tier lockdown system for England, Brazil passes 150,000 COVID-19 deaths, COVID-19 patients fill French ICUs, a Malian politician is freed from al-Qaida captivity and North Korea reveals new weapons in a military parade make up this week's five international stories. 


news 10/6/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

President Donald Trump returns to the White House to recover from COVID-19, the CDC release new guidance for socially distant indoor events, the officer wounded in Breonna Taylor protests recovers from surgery, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo closes some Brooklyn and Queens schools and Rochester mayor defends herself against a grand jury indictment on scheming to violate election laws.


news 10/5/2020, 10:00am

Five international stories of the week

Mali releases jihadists from prison, France and Italy search for victims trapped in a devastating flood, U.S.-bound Honduran migrants are bused back to their country's border, India tops 100,000 COVID-19 fatalities and the U.K. prime minister defends his handling of the coronavirus pandemic make up this week's five international stories.


news 9/29/2020, 10:00am

Five national stories of the week

President Donald Trump's debt causes ethics concerns, a federal judge postpones ban on TikTok, Georgia voters choose a short-term replacement for U.S. Rep. John Lewis, thousands evacuate Northern California amid fires and congressional Democrats adopt a health care centered argument against Amy Coney Barrett make up this week's five national stories.