Bill Gates Sr., philanthropist and father of Microsoft co-founder, dies at 94

Was responsible for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's first efforts to improve global health

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As crews battle Martindale fire, heat and dry conditions keep L.A. County on edge
Such conditions are fueling large blazes and small brush fires in L.A. County. "The fuels are critically dry," an official said.
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Fact Check: Are Donald Trump and Joe Biden Taking Performance-Enhancing Drugs?
Both candidates have been accused of taking drugs but there's no evidence to suggest either them are.
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‘Fargo’ Proves That Chris Rock Was Meant for Drama
We owe this man an apology.
Armenia says warplane downed as tensions rise during reignited conflict with Azerbaijan
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The 14 most fascinating details in Mariah Carey's revealing new book
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Tucker Carlson Shows Sen. Dianne Feinstein at Airport With No Mask After She Called for Mandated Face Covers
Fox News host took aim at the California senator, who had called for mandated face coverings in airports in June.
Bronx councilman Andy King should be expelled, ethics panel says
The City Council’s ethics committee took the extraordinary step of recommending that Bronx lawmaker Andy King be expelled from office Tuesday after determining that he continued to misuse government resources and wantonly mistreated his staff. It’s the third time in the last two years that the watchdog panel has probed and substantiated allegations of wrongdoing...
Meghan Markle Claims U.K. Tabloid 'Will Fail' After Court Case Setback
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Parrots in wildlife park moved after swearing at visitors
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What’s next for Titans, Vikings after COVID-19 outbreak
Like MLB, the NFL eschewed a bubble. So, like MLB, an inevitable outbreak has hit the NFL. The Tennessee Titans have closed their facility after eight team members (three players, five personnel) tested positive for COVID-19, the league announced Tuesday. A league source told ESPN that the Titans will not be allowed to re-enter their...
Uber Would Be a Lifeline for Virus-Hit Daimler and BMW
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The search for Dak Prescott-Jerry Jones drama is real
The contract drama between Dak Prescott and the Cowboys appeared to escalate on Tuesday morning during a Jerry Jones radio interview. Jerry Jones was asked to compare the Chiefs to the Cowboys and in his winding response, the outspoken owner mentioned the elusiveness of Patrick Mahomes, Russell Wilson and Tony Romo. He also mentioned Prescott...
First presidential debate: What to watch for at the Trump vs. Biden showdown
In a presidential race that has remained relatively consistent in the polls the past six months, Tuesday night’s debate – the first of three in-person showdowns between Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and President Trump – offers an opportunity for Trump to stir the pot and try to move the needle.
Kuwait's ruler Sheikh Sabah has died at 91
Prior to becoming the ruler of the small, oil-rich Gulf state, Sheikh Sabah spent decades as a foreign minister and has been credited with shaping Kuwait's foreign policy.
Grand Jury Declines To Indict Church Security Guard Who Killed Gunman In Texas
Jack Wilson didn't hesitate when a man with a shotgun fired into a packed church near Fort Worth last winter. Wilson killed the man with one shot. On Monday, a grand jury declined to indict him.
Tyler Herro, Instagram model having a blast inside NBA bubble
Tyler Herro's quarantine love story with Instagram star Katya Elise Henry continues inside the NBA bubble.
Yankees choose Mike Ford over Miguel Andujar for wild-card roster spot
Mike Ford is on the Yankees’ postseason roster, but Miguel Andujar is not. The Yankees announced their 28-man roster for the wild-card series prior to Tuesday’s Game 1 against the Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland. The Yankees included 13 pitchers, including Jordan Montgomery, who will likely pitch out of the bullpen, as well as...
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Is Donald Trump leading America toward a Belarusian model presidency?
David Andelman writes that the foundations of America's legitimacy on the world stage could eventually rest, at least in part, on the question of just how many other countries would even recognize a president who failed to win a clear mandate of the American electorate.
ISIS-linked Boko Haram dispatches bomb-strapped donkey to ambush state governor
In what is being touted as a "coordinated ambush" by Nigerian officials, militants belonging to the West Africa-based, ISIS-affiliated terrorist organization Boko Haram on Sunday unleashed a donkey carting explosives to assail the convoy of Borno State Governor Babagana Zalum.
How Donald Trump will be on the ballot, again, in 2022
Five weeks from today -- or, hopefully, sometime shortly after that -- we will find out whether voters decided that President Donald Trump deserved a second term in office.
Misty Copeland resting and recovering after back injury
Spending lockdown recovering from a back injury gave ballet dancer Misty Copeland the opportunity to "step back and focus" on her projects, life and career. (Sept. 29)
Dana White details UFC's plans to invest in Arab region's MMA talent
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Despite Attacks on Mental Fitness, Most Americans Say Biden Is More Mentally Capable Than Trump
In the Morning Consult poll, 54 percent of Americans said that Biden was capable of leading the country and 52 percent said he is mentally fit—higher marks than for Trump.
Some in NYC get absentee ballots with wrong return address
Some New York City voters have received absentee ballots with the wrong names and addresses on the return envelopes
Pair of endorsements adds more fuel to Georgia Senate race
A pair of new high-profile endorsements are adding fuel to an already contentious special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia
NYC daily coronavirus infection rate ticks above 3 percent
For the first time in months, New York City’s daily coronavirus infection rate is more than 3 percent — fueled by hot spots in Brooklyn and Queens, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday as he vowed to ramp up enforcement. “The fact is for the first time in quite a while, the daily number is...
Cops break up party of more than 1,000 people near Florida State University
Students at Florida State University in Tallahassee may need some remedial classes in social distancing after police broke up a party with more than 1,000 people at an off-campus student apartment complex, according to reports. The massive weekend gathering took place as 46 students and five FSU employees tested positive for the illness last week,...
Indiana casino executive charged in illegal campaign scheme
A top executive of an Indiana casino company that is building a new $400 million casino in Gary has been indicted on federal charges of illegally funneling campaign contributions to a former state lawmaker’s unsuccessful congressional campaign
Ammo inside burning home shoots out and injures fire chief
Officials say a fire chief suffered a minor injury when ammunition inside a burning home shot out and hit him
Dance to Jennifer Lopez and Maluma for a good cause with the #PaTiChallenge
J. Lo and Maluma's new song, 'Pa Ti,' sparks a viral dance challenge to raise money, which Lopez recently discussed on 'Good Morning America.'
Florida Man Jailed After Fighting About Whether Whole or Almond Milk Is Better
A disagreement over milk preference turned violent, with one man received cut wounds.
Next Stimulus Relief Package 'Can't Have More' Enhanced Unemployment Benefits, WH Economic Adviser Says
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says he agrees that another large pandemic stimulus relief bill should be pumped into the economy, but Democrats' nearly $3 trillion proposals are bloated and still include unnecessary unemployment benefits.
How to watch tonight's presidential debate
Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump are scheduled to face off tonight in the first general election presidential debate of 2020.
Ohio Republican pushes to end coronavirus-era closures, in split with DeWine
Ohio Republicans are splitting on how to handle the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Trump campaign wants Biden’s ears inspected for devices at presidential debate
CLEVELAND, Ohio — President Trump’s re-election campaign wants to make sure Joe Biden doesn’t have someone feeding him answers during Tuesday evening’s blockbuster first presidential debate in Cleveland, The Post has learned. Trump 2020 wants the Biden campaign to agree to a third-party inspection of the candidate’s ears for electronic transmitters and devices before they...
Teenager Dies in Hospital Two Weeks After Brutal Rape Left Her Paralyzed
The 19-year-old woman was attacked by a gang of men who strangled her during the assault in Uttar Pradesh, India.
The Supreme Court, the election and coronavirus are on Americans' minds heading into Tuesday's debate
Two developments in the presidential race in the past week have grabbed Americans' attention: the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to sit on the Supreme Court and President Donald Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power.
Malta wants Prince George to return giant shark tooth gifted to him to preserve natural history
Prince George is being asked to return a giant shark tooth to Malta that is believed to be from the extinct Carcharocles megalodon.
Tana French’s New Book Is Missing a Key Ingredient
The Searcher is part detective fiction, part Western, but it leaves out what usually makes her work so special.
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Here are the top stories for Tuesday, Sept. 29th: First presidential debate tonight as race tightens; Protests in Jerusalem amid lockdown; Cruise ship with suspected coronavirus cases arrives in Greece; Zoo in Chile's capital reopens.
Djokovic powers to victory in first grand slam match since US Open fiasco
United Arab Emirates to launch spacecraft to moon in 2024
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The president will come face-to-face with his Democratic presidential rival in Cleveland, Ohio, for the first time in the 2020 election campaign.
South Carolina city apologizes to Black residents for racial injustice resulting from its policies
The Spartanburg city council unanimously approved a resolution that acknowledges systematic racism.