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Fearing a loss, GOP senators keep distance from Trump and begin to ponder party’s future

Fearing a loss, GOP senators keep distance from Trump and begin to ponder party’s future

For four years, Republican senators have shrugged off President Donald Trump’s constant string of controversies and scandals. They’ve ignored his Twitter outbursts and endless grievances. And they’ve avoided confronting him, while voting mostly in lockstep for his agenda and protecting him during his impeachment trial. But two weeks until Election Day, GOP senators are beginning…MORE

Judge rules Breonna Taylor grand juror can speak publicly about proceedings

Judge rules Breonna Taylor grand juror can speak publicly about proceedings

A Kentucky judge ruled Tuesday that a grand juror may speak publicly about the case presented by the state attorney general against police officers who served a no-knock warrant at Breonna Taylor’s home the night she was killed. Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Annie O’Connell wrote in her opinion that “justice requires disclosure of the…MORE

Allbirds launches its first line of sustainable apparel

Allbirds launches its first line of sustainable apparel

If you’ve ever wanted to wear a T-shirt made of discarded crab shells, now’s your chance. Yes. Really. Allbirds — the footwear company known for making shoes from sustainable materials such as merino wool and sugarcane waste — is launching its first apparel line. The collection, for men and women, includes a T-shirt made of…MORE

Melania Trump cancels plans to attend Tuesday rally citing Covid recovery

Melania Trump cancels plans to attend Tuesday rally citing Covid recovery

Melania Trump is canceling her first campaign appearance in months because she is not feeling well as she continues to recover from Covid-19. She had been set to join President Donald Trump’s rally in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night, but she has decided not to go. “Mrs. Trump continues to feel better every day following her…MORE

Senior Marine officer relieved of command over alleged use of racial slur

Senior Marine officer relieved of command over alleged use of racial slur

The commander of US Marines in Europe and Africa was relieved of command Monday amid allegations that he used a racial slur, according to a US defense official. US Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Stephen Neary, the commander of Marine Corps Forces, Europe and Africa, was relieved by Gen. David H. Berger, the commandant of the…MORE

TV shows dealing with live audience restrictions deserve applause

TV shows dealing with live audience restrictions deserve applause

On Monday night’s season premiere of “The Voice,” a contestant named Corey Ward was dealt a tough hand when none of the show’s four coaches turned their chairs to take the singer onto the next round. Ward’s backstory, which included a mention of his mother’s stage 4 cancer, had been reason enough to root for…MORE

3 key swing states have higher unemployment than the national average

3 key swing states have higher unemployment than the national average

America’s jobs recovery continued in September, but with two weeks to go until Election Day, plenty of states still have unemployment rates higher than the national average. Three of them are key swing states: Pennsylvania’s jobless rate stood at 8.1% last month, Michigan’s was 8.5% and Ohio’s came in at 8.4%, the Bureau of Labor…MORE

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