White House labels Venezuela's Maduro cocaine 'kingpin' over alleged drug trafficking ties

President Trump called out several countries including Venezuela as “major drug transits” or “drug producing” countries, in an effort to tackle the ongoing drug trade in the U.S. – an issue Trump has attempted to curtail since he took office. 
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Daniel Cormier respectfully declines Jan Blachowicz's angry callout; peace is reached
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Arkansas State football coach had 10-day fever as he battled COVID-19
Blake Anderson revealed he had the coronavirus during a news conference. The Red Wolves had to postpone two games because players tested positive.        
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America's CEOs say Trump failed on coronavirus -- and they're backing Biden
President Donald Trump says he deserves an "A+" for his handling of the pandemic. Corporate America says he deserves a failing grade.
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After dozens died in 2017, Santa Rosa residents were prepared when flames returned this week
The Tubbs fire killed dozens of people who didn't evacuate quickly enough. This time, officials were determined the Shady fire wouldn't be a repeat.
Plumbers find human flesh in pipes of man suspected of women’s grisly deaths
Adam Strong, 47, is charged with first-degree murder in the grisly death of Rori Hache, 18, who vanished a few months before the plumbers made the shocking discovery in Oshawa, Ontario.
Trump tax returns: Reality show businessman turns America's loser in chief
Our View: How did Donald Trump bankrupt his presidency and fail to save America from COVID-19? Answers lie in his success in dodging taxes and debts.
The Post’s Presidential Debate Bingo 2020: Play along during Trump-Biden tonight
Turn the first of three primetime match-ups between President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden into fun for the whole family with The Post's debate Bingo cards!
The Republican strategy for every Supreme Court nominee: Hide what you believe
Why do their nominees have to pretend to have no ideology? Because their actual ideology is politically toxic.
Violent crime spikes after police funding cuts dubbed 'Minneapolis effect'
Violent crime is spiking across the U.S. in what one law professor calls the "Minneapolis effect."
'Jersey Shore' star Angelina Pivarnick settles sexual harassment lawsuit with FDNY for $350,000
“Jersey Shore” star Angelina Pivarnick settled her sexual harassment lawsuit against the New York City Fire Department for a reported $350,000.
A new California law bans sharing crime scene photos after images leaked of Kobe Bryant's chopper crash
A California bill inspired by leaked photos of the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant passed this weak, banning law enforcement from sharing graphic crime scene photos off the job.
Arrest announced in 2016 deaths of man, woman and her unborn baby
Kansas prosecutors have announced an arrest in the case of a man, a woman and her unborn child who were found dead in a home that had been burglarized four years ago.
President Trump’s debate game plan is to ‘unravel’ Biden’s ‘attachment to far-left’: Mercedes Schlapp
President Trump’s strategy is to “unveil” Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s attachment to the far-left at tonight's debate, Trump 2020 senior adviser Mercedes Schlapp said on Tuesday.
Conservative law firm sues to block Wisconsin mask mandate despite high coronavirus rate
Wisconsin is on the brink of another major coronavirus outbreak, with health officials saying nearly 22% of the population tested positive for the virus, but despite that, a conservative law firm is suing Democratic Gov. Tony Evers over his mask mandate.
Would Dwayne Johnson Have to Give Up His Teremana Tequila Line to Run For President? An Expert Weighs In
The answer may surprise you, as will other President's decisions.
Justice Ginsburg’s Harvard Law Classmates Remember Her Life and Influence
“I have to say that Ruth was an icon for me.”
Trump has a lot of practice at distancing
Just far enough is his goal.
Bad Bunny drops glow-in-the-dark Crocs, featuring a 'zona de perreo' charm
The Puerto Rican reggaeton icon released his collaboration with Crocs on Tuesday morning, shortly after receiving nine Latin Grammy nominations.
Potty-mouthed parrot posse kicked out of zoo for cursing at visitors
"It just got to be like an old working men’s club scenario where they are all just swearing and laughing," said a park executive.
Glass Fire in California burned one acre every five seconds, officials say
The wildfire racing California’s wine country has more than tripled in size, burning one acre every five seconds as crews struggle to get a handle on the blazes, authorities said. Cal Fire said Tuesday that the Glass Fire rapidly spreading through the Napa Valley and Sonoma counties has torched at least 46,560 acres while remaining...
Disney+ adds GroupWatch party feature in social-viewing move
Subscribers can watch a show or movie simultaneously and react together.
Molar meltdown: Pandemic panic is causing people to crack their teeth
They're cracking under the pressure.
US retail store closures break record amid COVID-19 crisis
American retailers have closed a record number of stores for good this year as the coronavirus pandemic upended the industry, a new report says. Chains including Starbucks, Macy’s and Office Depot have announced plans to shutter 10,226 stores so far in 2020 — a number that already outstrips last year’s record total of 9,500 closures,...
De Blasio may nix on-site learning at NYC schools amid soaring COVID-19 rate
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned on Tuesday — the first day of in-person public-school classes for hundreds of thousands of kids — that the Big Apple’s latest soaring COVID-19 infection rate could force the system to go all online. With the city’s daily positive-testing rate hitting 3.25 percent Monday “for the first...
Olympic figure skater under investigation for sexual abuse allegation retires
Morgan Cipres, the French Olympic pairs skater who is under investigation for allegedly sending lewd photos to a 13-year-old American, has retired.
The Urgent Question for Tonight’s Debate
How to preserve the most essential part of our democracy.
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.
Amazon expands personal shopping service to include menswear
Amazon is trying to make fashion easier for men.
Pinterest is this year's best social media stock
Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat get all the buzz in the social media investing world. But photo sharing site Pinterest has outperformed them all -- and several analysts think the company has more upside.
What the NYT report reveals about Trump's finances
The New York Times pulls back the curtain to tell a story at odds with the public persona Trump worked so hard to create. CNN's Christine Romans reports on the tax bombshell.
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.
Most Dangerous States for Schools to Reopen Revealed
Alaska, Wyoming, Montana, Wisconsin, West Virginia and Missouri have the "highest overall likelihood of COVID-19 infections," a study has found.
Former Tennessee Titans standout Albert Haynesworth arrested on domestic violence charge
Albert Haynesworth, a two-time Pro Bowl selection for the Titans, was arrested Monday and charged with domestic violence and disorderly conduct.
Ambassador Callista Gingrich: Trump administration defends international religious freedom
Defending international religious freedom is a cornerstone of U.S. diplomacy and a key policy priority for President Trump.
‘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
YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia said one of its warplanes was shot down Tuesday by a fighter jet from Azerbaijan’s ally Turkey, killing the pilot, in fighting over the separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. Both Turkey and Azerbaijan denied it. The move would represent a major escalation in the decades-old conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the...
What Time is the Trump-Biden Debate? How to Watch Online
Former VP Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will face off tonight in the first of three presidential debates.
The 14 most fascinating details in Mariah Carey's revealing new book
In "The Meaning of Mariah Carey," the pop star opens up about her "abusive" first husband, the "love" she found with Derek Jeter, and her difficult childhood. Here are some key takeaways.
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...
Amazon One: Amazon's launches hand scanners as its new entry option in select stores
Starting Sept. 29, customers can use Amazon One as an entry option at two Amazon Go stores in Seattle.
Court pick Barrett visits Senate ahead of hearings
President Donald Trump's nominee for the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, is on Capitol Hill on Tuesday for a day of meetings with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and other pivotal Republican senators. (Sept. 29)
Meghan Markle Claims U.K. Tabloid 'Will Fail' After Court Case Setback
The Duchess of Sussex's lawyers insist "we were prepared for this potential outcome" after a U.K. tabloid won the right to question her on whether she co-operated with a bombshell biography.
Parrots in wildlife park moved after swearing at visitors
"I get called a fat t**t every time I walk past," the venue's chief executive told CNN.
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
The ride-hailing company’s interest in its main European rival Free Now should come as a relief to the storied German giants.
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.