Election live updates: Trump returning to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall

The president's trip underscores the importance of Rust Belt states to his reelection bid. The Democratic challenger will appear before a socially distanced audience in Pennsylvania at an event broadcast by CNN
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Youth-focused groups say they had record numbers for National Voter Registration Day
Youth-focused voter engagement organizations saw record high voter registration and engagement numbers on National Voter Registration Day.
Column: Gale Sayers and 'Brian's Song' changed sports movies, and male friendship, forever
Gale Sayers' death reminds us of the beauty, power and longevity of the film "Brian's Song," which was based on a deep and unexpected friendship he cherished. Want to see a grown man of a certain age cry? Just hum a few bars.
Supreme Court clears the way for federal execution Thursday night
The Supreme Court has denied a request to stop the federal execution of Christopher Vialva, scheduled for Thursday night in Terre Haute, Indiana.
Washington state man accused of killing pregnant ex-girlfriend
A Washington state man is accused of killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend after a body was found on a hillside, officials said. Colin Patrick Dudley, 37, of Tacoma, appeared in court Wednesday for the murder of 33-year-old Kassanndra Cantrell, who was three months along when she vanished on Aug. 25, news station KOMO reported. Relatives reported...
Sam Darnold must rise above Jets mess to end Trevor Lawrence talk
By all accounts, Sam Darnold loves being quarterback of the Jets, loved playing for Jets fans before COVID-19 shooed them all out of MetLife Stadium, even loved the prospects of having Adam Gase as his play-caller. There isn’t anything he can do about the team around him, nor about finding himself trapped inside a rebuild...
Wolfgang Blau steps down as president of Conde Nast International
Wolfgang Blau is stepping down as the president of Conde Nast International in London and as chief operating officer of the overall company in New York. The move comes a year after the far-flung media empire behind Vogue, The New Yorker, GQ, Vanity Fair, which is controlled by the billionaire Newhouse family, consolidated its domestic...
Jeff Daniels would have played Trump in 'The Comey Rule' but he's glad Brendan Gleeson did
One of best days Jeff Daniels ever had on a film or TV set was a day he was reliving what was very likely one of James Comey's worst.
Where does the media's portrayal of bisexuality go from here?
While television and film have often pushed boundaries on stories surrounding gay and lesbian individuals, experts say bisexuality has often been left behind.
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Murders At White House Farm’ On HBO Max, A Fictionalization Of A 1980s Mass Killing That Isn’t What It Seems
Mark Addy, Freddie Fox and Stephen Graham star in this dramatization of a 1985 murder case.
Embattled HHS spokesman Michael Caputo diagnosed with cancer
Health and Human Services spokesman Michael Caputo, who went on medical leave last week after making controversial statements, has been diagnosed with cancer, according to reports. Caputo, 58, was diagnosed with a “metastatic head and neck cancer” after undergoing surgery for a lump on his neck last week at the National Cancer Institute in Bethesda,...
New Unemployment Claims Rise in Midwest States, 26 Million Americans Collecting Benefits
First-time unemployment claims increased the most last week in the states of Indiana, Kansas, Illinois and Michigan, with some economists saying the U.S. economy is "running on empty."
Kitchen and cookware is massively discounted for Wayfair's big Way Day 2020 sale
Wayfair's Way Day 2020 is almost over, but there's still time to save on top-rated cutlery, cookware and more.
'Challenger: The Final Flight' shines light on lost astronauts, their families
In the four-part series, audiences learn who these brave people were, what malfunction caused the fatal incident, and how the Challenger's story serves as a cautionary tale of space travel and exploration.
2020 presidential debates: Timing and topics for Trump and Biden
Three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate are scheduled to take place in the next few weeks before the November 3 election.
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Read: Michael Flynn court documents show FBI messages
New court documents were released Thursday in the case of former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Read them here:
2020 Election, Coronavirus Vaccine, Prince: Your Thursday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Sen. Hawley: Supreme Court vacancy could be filled before Halloween
The vacancy left by the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week could be filled by the end of October -- if not earlier, Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., told “Bill Hemmer Reports" Thursday.
James Bradberry’s excellence exposing massive Giants black hole
For a winless team, there even is a pessimistic way to see James Bradberry flourishing as a No. 1 cornerback. With a forced fumble, an interception and more passes defended (six) than receptions allowed (five), Bradberry is living up to his three-year, $43.5 million free-agent contract. He was the highest-rated defensive player across the NFL...
Flashback: Kamala Harris said nationwide protests are 'not going to stop'
Sen. Harris’ remarks came during an appearance on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” on June 17.
Stuck at sea: Virus-stranded mariners seek help
More than 300,000 merchant mariners are trapped at sea because of the pandemic, unable to get home due to virus restrictions. Speaking at the U.N. Thursday, Capt. Hedi Marzougui pleaded for help saying many seafarers are at a "breaking point." (Sept. 24)
In Photos: New York Protests Sparked by Breonna Taylor Decision
Protesters took to the streets of New York City after the Kentucky grand jury decided not to charge Louisville police offices with killing Breonna Taylor.
When Packers look at Saints' Drew Brees, they still see Hall of Fame quarterback
Drew Brees, who has thrown for more passing yards than any quarterback in NFL history, has just 472 this season. That ranks 23rd in the NFL.
Cuomo swipes de Blasio for crime: 'We have a problem in New York City'
Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday took a swipe at Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying crime in the city is "a problem," and "everybody has a sense that crime is worse."
Review: Women take aim at the 1970 Miss World pageant in thematically savvy 'Misbehaviour'
Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jessie Buckley headline "Misbehaviour," the true-life story of how 1970's Miss World pageant elevated women's liberation,
'Don't want anybody panicking': White Sox, Yankees among MLB teams limping towards postseason
Major League Baseball's expanded playoffs begin next week, but some postseason teams are struggling down the srretc
Here's how to pre-order the new Amazon Echo devices
Amazon just announced new Echo, Echo Show, Fire TV Sticks, and Echo Dots for 2020.
Rondale Moore reverses opt-out decision and will play for Purdue this fall
Purdue's offense now features two of the nation's top receivers after Rondale Moore decided to reverse his decision to opt-out on the football season.
Penske Media paid $225M for 80% stake in The Hollywood Reporter parent
Wednesday’s merger of the publishers behind two rival Hollywood magazines — The Hollywood Reporter and Variety — was billed as a joint venture. But Media Ink has learned that Variety-owned Penske Media Corp. paid about $225 million to control 80 percent of the new PMRC entity. MRC, publisher of The Hollywood Reporter, will only retain...
Opinion: The only sure way to keep Trump from killing democracy
President Donald Trump refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he loses the election, raising the already blaring alarms over threats to America's democracy to a deafening volume.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announces 134 felony voter fraud charges in connection with 2018 Dem primary
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced four arrests Thursday in connection with an alleged vote harvesting scheme during the 2018 Democratic primary elections in Gregg County.
Mark Cuban adovcates for dramatic increase in Americans’ COVID-19 economic aid
Billionaire sports owner Mark Cuban is advocating for a dramatic increase in the economic aid the federal government is providing to Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks told CNBC in an interview that every household in the country should receive a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks until December,...
Full fight card announced for Bellator 247 in Milan
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Selena Gomez reveals scar from kidney transplant, says she feels 'confident in who I am'
Selena Gomez is doing something she said she normally avoids: showing off the scar from her kidney transplant for the world to see.
Mandy Moore is expecting her first child with Taylor Goldsmith: 'Baby Boy Goldsmith coming'
Mandy Moore is taking on a new role: motherhood. She revealed that she's expecting a baby boy with her musician husband Taylor Goldsmith.
Mnuchin and Pelosi Revive Stimulus Talks as Democrats Call for Compromise Bill Before Election
"We'll be hopefully soon at the table with them," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said. "We're ready for a negotiation."
Dem Sen: Election another reason Trump wants to appoint a new Justice
Democratic Senator Mazie Hirono speaks with CNN's Pamela Brown.
Florida State to Seminoles football fans in the stands: Get tested and put on a mask or leave
In addition to the mask mandate, SFU students must tet negative for COVID-19 during the week prior to games in order attend football contests.
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At least seven military ballots for President Trump discarded in PA
The Justice Department is currently investigating what happened to nine military mail-in ballots which were discarded Pennsylvania.
Despite warnings from Tesla, Autopilot drivers still aren't paying enough attention, study finds
A day before a surprising admission from Tesla CEO Elon Musk this week concerning the company's prototype autonomous driving system, MIT researchers released a study that found that Tesla drivers are more distracted when they use the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot that is in Teslas now.
‘Alexa, I’m getting pulled over’: Amazon’s new car camera records police stops
Amazon has released a new dashcam gadget that allows drivers to record police stops by simply saying, “Alexa, I’m getting pulled over,” the company announced Thursday. Using the command, the Ring Car Cam tapes audio and video of the interactions then automatically uploads them to the user’s cloud, the firm said in a blog post...
Woman allegedly sent chilling texts to boyfriend shortly before fatal fire
A Lansing, Michigan woman has been charged with murder after authorities say she started a house fire that killed her boyfriend’s mother and his two young nephews.
NHL players can begin voluntary workouts as early as Oct. 15
The NHL will allow players to take part in voluntary, offseason workouts as early as Oct. 15 as long as regional COVID-19 regulations are met.
More than half a million votes already cast in 2020 election
Election Day isn’t until Nov. 3, but more than half a million votes have already been cast in this year’s election.
Palm trees to castles, an odd UN General Assembly
The 75th anniversary of the United Nations, which was supposed to be a huge celebration, fell victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead it ended up being a geopolitical zoom meeting with some very interesting backdrops. (Sept. 24)
‘You Bet Your Ass I Have Regrets.’ As Election Day Nears, More of Trump’s Former Officials Are Speaking Out Against Him
Never in recent history have so many senior former U.S. officials publicly attacked the commander in chief they served, or the decisions he’s made, as the ranks lining up to say President Donald Trump put himself and his re-election ahead of the country, thereby threatening its security. One of the latest salvos comes from Trump’s…