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Minnesota’s Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

Minnesota’s Omar holds off well-funded primary challenger

MINNEAPOLIS — Rep.
Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

Big Ten, Pac-12 pull plug on fall football amid pandemic

A crumbling college football season took a massive hit Tuesday when the Big Ten and Pac-12, two historic and powerful conferences, succumbed to the pandemic and cancelled their fall football seasons.
Police face new lawsuit, probes after Elijah McClain's death

Police face new lawsuit, probes after Elijah McClain's death

DENVER — A police department in suburban Denver faced a new set of investigations and legal problems Tuesday as scrutiny mounts over the death last year of Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man put into a chokehold by officers, and other run-ins wi
Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

It took six months for the world to reach 10 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus. It took just over six weeks for that number to double.
Protests in Belarus continue despite challenger's departure

Protests in Belarus continue despite challenger's departure

MINSK, Belarus — The top opposition candidate in Belarus' presidential election left for Lithuania Tuesday but anti-government demonstrators still turned out for a third straight night to protest the vote results, despite a massive police crackdown t
Cosby sex assault appeal takes on non-prosecution deal

Cosby sex assault appeal takes on non-prosecution deal

PHILADELPHIA — Bill Cosby’s lawyers argued in an appeals filing Tuesday that it was “fundamentally unfair” to let prosecutors use Cosby’s damaging deposition from a sex accuser’s lawsuit against him at trial.
Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

Biden selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as running mate

WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden named California Sen.

Jeffrey Epstein's ex-girlfriend balks at prison conditions

NEW YORK — The reaction of federal prison officials to Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide last year is to blame for onerous conditions a British socialite faces in jail while awaiting trial on charges that she procured teenage girls for Epstein to abuse a qua
Scientists uneasy as Russia approves 1st coronavirus vaccine

Scientists uneasy as Russia approves 1st coronavirus vaccine

MOSCOW — Russia on Tuesday became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine, a move that was met with international skepticism and unease because the shots have only been studied in dozens of people.

At least 13 reported killed in bus crash outside Mexico City

MEXICO CITY — At least 13 people died early Tuesday when a bus overturned on a highway outside Mexico City, authorities said.