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Amazon Ring call center workers in Philippines 'scared' to go to work during pandemic
Workers at the call center say that six months after they first complained, things have only gotten worse.
Appeals court OKs Texas governor's order to limit drop off locations for absentee ballots
Democrats and voting rights groups said that the Oct. 1 order amounted to voter suppression. A U.S. federal appeals court panel on Monday upheld Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s order to shut down dozens of mail ballot drop-off sites weeks before November’s election. The three judges listed in the ruling were appointed by President Donald Trump.
Pelosi to introduce legislation related to the 25th Amendment
The 25th Amendment outlines the transfer of power to the vice president if a president is removed, incapacitated or dies.
Derek Chauvin, ex-officer charged with murder in George Floyd case, released on $1M bond
He was released Wednesday on a conditional release and is expected to appear in court in March of next year.
Nobel Prize in chemistry awarded to scientists Jennifer Doudna and Emmanuelle Charpentier for pioneering genome research
The genetic editing technique has contributed to new cancer therapies and has the potential to be used in curing inheritable diseases.
11 Positive Coronavirus Tests Traced To Presidential Debate, Cleveland Officials Say
The city's announcement came shortly after the Cleveland Clinic said there was a "low risk of exposure to" debate attendees.
Internal Document Shows Trump Officials Were Told To Make Comments Sympathetic To Kyle Rittenhouse
In prepping DHS officials for questions about Rittenhouse, the document suggests they say he took a gun to Kenosha "to help defend small business owners."
Most Voters Say Trump-Biden Debates Won't Move Them. But Here's Why They Could Matter.
The first faceoff Tuesday features two septuagenarians prone to verbal stumbles and seeing them side by side could affect voter perceptions.
Trump Tax Records Show Duplicity. That's Devastating For His Campaign.
Analysis: The New York Times report comes at a time when Trump is already on the defensive about his trustworthiness. That's bad positioning for victory.
DHS Awarded $6 Million In Contracts To Firm Where Acting Secretary Wolf's Wife Is Executive
A Homeland Security spokesperson said Wolf was unaware of the contracts until contacted by the media. Wolf's Senate confirmation hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.
Trump On Peaceful Transition If He Loses: 'Get Rid Of The Ballots' And 'there Won't Be A Transfer'
"We're going to have to see what happens," Trump said. "You know that I've been complaining very strongly about the ballots, and the ballots are a disaster."
Signs Of An 'October Vaccine Surprise' Alarm Scientists
Such a move could further erode public trust in a vaccine and foist an unsafe shot on Americans.
Democrats Face Limited Options To Stop Trump From Replacing Ginsburg
They'd need to convert at least four Republican senators to stop a Supreme Court nomination. If that fails, some see their only option as expanding the court after the fact.
A Mark Kelly Win In Ariz. Senate Race Could Spoil McConnell's Plans To Replace Ginsburg
If he's victorious Nov. 3, the Democrat, former astronaut and husband of Gabby Giffords might take office in time for the vote.
Lawyers Allege Abuse Of Migrant Women By Gynecologist For Georgia ICE Detention Center
“I was brought up by the American dream that you treat people the way you want to be treated," said a nurse who filed a whistleblower complaint.
South Dakota AG Fatally Struck Man With Car, Initially Told Authorities He Hit A Deer
Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg struck and killed a pedestrian Saturday evening, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety said.
Democratic Insiders Set Up A 'war Room' To Quickly Kill The Filibuster
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told NBC News ending the 60-vote rule "should be the first item of business" if Democrats sweep the 2020 races.
Appeals Court Tosses Subpoena For Former Trump White House Lawyer McGahn
The ruling is a win for President Trump, whose administration has fought subpoenas.
Trump Cabinet Officials Voted In 2018 White House Meeting To Separate Migrant Children, Say Officials
"If we don't enforce this, it is the end of our country as we know it," said Trump adviser Stephen Miller, say officials present at a White House meeting.
Trump Eyes Putin Meeting Before November Election, Say Four People Familiar With Discussions
U.S. officials have explored potential times and places for a Trump-Putin summit, including next month in New York, said people familiar with discussions.
An All-out War Over Mail Voting Has Erupted In Courts Across The U.S. Here's What's At Stake.
Legal battles will have an outsize impact on whose vote gets counted this year, and voting rights advocates fear new rules will perpetuate old problems.
Organizational Changes At Postal Service Come Amid Slowdown Concerns
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy imposed a new organization structure just days after meeting with the top two Democrats in Congress.
Sensitive To Claims Of Bias, Facebook Relaxed Misinformation Rules For Conservative Pages
According to internal discussions, Facebook removed "strikes" so that conservative pages were not penalized for violations of misinformation policies.
Contours Of Coronavirus Aid Deal Between Democrats, White House Take Shape
Congressional leaders and White House negotiators are close to a compromise framework of another round of coronavirus aid, including a $400 weekly boosted unemployment payment.
4 Ways Biden's Running Mate Could Help — Or Hurt — The Democratic Ticket
Joe Biden is set to choose a woman running mate. In the mix are Kamala Harris, Val Demings, Karen Bass, Elizabeth Warren, Susan Rice and others.
Ellen DeGeneres Apologizes To Staff After Reports Of Toxic Workplace: 'I Take Responsibility'
Ellen DeGeneres apologized to staff, days after producers on her show revealed that it was under an investigation following reports of a toxic work environment.
Democratic Leaders Scoff At Emerging GOP Coronavirus Aid Plan, Promise It Won't Pass
"It appears the Republican legislative response to COVID is un-unified, unserious, unsatisfactory," said Sen. Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader.
Facebook Ignored Racial Bias Research, Employees Say
Researchers said the company ignored their work and then stopped them from pursuing topics related to bias altogether.
U.S. Says China Backed Hackers Who Targeted COVID-19 Vaccine Research
The indictment said that the hackers operated both for their own profit and also for the main Chinese intelligence service, the Ministry of State Security.
AOC Says A House Republican Accosted Her On The Steps Outside The Capitol
Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., reportedly approached Ocasio-Cortez as she was walking up the Capitol steps Monday and told her she was “disgusting," among other things.
Powerful Ohio Lawmaker Arrested Following FBI Raid On His Farm
Sheriff's deputies confirm law enforcement action at home of House Speaker Larry Householder.
Fourteen Injured In Shootout At Chicago Funeral As City Reels From Surge In Gun Violence
“We thought it was a war out here," a neighbor said.
Supreme Court Rejects House Democrats' Plea To Speed Up Trump Tax Case
Three House committees had told the high court that their investigations into the president's finances "remain urgent."
Biden Says Four Black Women Are On His VP List But Won't Commit To Choosing One
If elected, Biden, 77, would be the oldest president-elect, which has put an intense focus on his pick for a running mate.
250 Asian American And Pacific Islander Elected Officials, Leaders Announce Biden Endorsement
“Mobilizing AAPIs will be decisive in delivering Democratic victories across the country,” DNC Chair Tom Perez told NBC Asian America.
Taiwanese Immigrant Who Invented N95 Mask On Working Amid COVID-19 Racism
"I just thought I had this responsibility to help. So I came out of retirement," Peter Tsai told NBC Asian America.
LeBron James, NBA stars rally to defense of suspended sportswriter Adrian Wojnarowski
Sen. Josh Hawley sarcastically mocks the basketball stars: "Now try #FreeHongKong."
Joe Biden used to predict a post-Trump GOP 'epiphany.' Now he doesn't.
Joe Biden used to predict a post-Trump GOP ‘epiphany.’ Now he doesn’t.
White House seeks to discredit Fauci as coronavirus surges
Many of the statements the White House criticizes Fauci for were based on the best available data at the time and were widely echoed by Trump and other officials.
Democratic task forces send Biden a progressive policy roadmap
The recommendations reflect areas of consensus reached after weeks of deliberations between allies of the presumptive Democratic nominee and Bernie Sanders.
Facebook prepares to dig in as advertising boycott continues
The advertising industry and civil rights organizations have teamed to ratchet up pressure on the social media giant, but the company is holding firm.