Yoshihide Suga Is Japan’s New Prime Minister. Here’s What That Means for the U.S.

The leader of one of America's closest allies is largely untested in the foreign policy arena
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MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for September: Gone in 17 seconds
MMA Junkie's 'Knockout of the Month' for September: Gone in 17 seconds         
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Members of this group hold powerful sway on vaccines
A group you've probably never heard of holds powerful sway over which coronavirus vaccines will end up making their way to market. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports members of the Data and Safety Monitoring Board are the only ones who get to look under the hood while a trial is ongoing.
Jets expect Joe Flacco to backup Sam Darnold vs. Broncos
It has been nearly a year since Joe Flacco dressed for an NFL game, but he will be in uniform Thursday night. Flacco is expected to be Sam Darnold’s backup, according to a source, after watching the team’s first three games. The veteran quarterback has been recovering from neck surgery in April and was not...
Silver: NBA still hoping to open next season in arenas
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver reiterated Wednesday that the league's hope is to begin next season with teams in their home arenas and with fans in the seats, though cautioned that there are still numerous unknowns to work through before any plan can be finalized.
Former President Barack Obama a virtual fan for Game 1 of NBA Finals between Lakers and Heat
Former President Barack Obama and a number of NBA legends were "virtual fans" for Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Lakers and Heat.
Titans-Steelers COVID-19 scramble could mean Monday Night Football doubleheader
The Titans-Steelers game next week, which was postponed Wednesday due to positive coronavirus tests within the Tennessee organization, is expected to be broadcast nationally on CBS, sources told The Post. If played Monday, the game in Tennessee would start at 5 p.m. and lead into ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” matchup between the Falcons and Packers...
Senior Democratic leadership urge Biden to continue with debates
Senior congressional leadership has urged presidential candidate Joe Biden to continue with the next two previously scheduled debates, despite calls from some urging him to pull out.
Goldschmidt, Cardinals win 7-4 in Padres' return to playoffs
Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run during a four-run first inning, St. Louis' bullpen held strong after starter Kwang Hyun Kim stumbled in his playoff debut and the Cardinals ruined the San Diego Padres’ long-awaited return to the playoffs with a 7-4 victory Wednesday in the opener of their NL wild-card series.
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott pushes for College Football Playoff expansion but is denied
A proposal by the Pac-12 commissioner to consider expanding this year's College Football Playoff field from four to eight teams was not approved.
Trump scored 'historic victory' in first presidential debate, campaign adviser claims
President Trump was the "dominant force" in Tuesday night's presidential debate against Democratic nominee Joe Biden Trump 2020 Campaign Senior Adviser Jason Miller told “Special Report" Wednesday.
Shooter opens fire inside Nashville mall, at least one injured
At least one person was shot inside a Nashville, Tenn., shopping mall foot court Wednesday night in a targeted attack, authorities said.
Twins Wild Card Loss to Astros Becomes an All-Time-Low Benchmark in Sports
Baseball's Minnesota Twins passed hockey's Chicago Blackhawks for a record in futility that not many sports teams would want. The Twins started their streak in 2004, and it continues into 2021.
Sci-fi 'Possessor' marries elite assassins with body horror
A high-end hitwoman (Andrea Riseborough) inhabits different bodies via brain-implant technology to take out targets in the sci-fi horror 'Possessor.'
Cowboys' Dontari Poe says he talked to Jerry Jones prior to kneeling for national anthem
Defensive tackle Dontari Poe was the lone member of the Dallas Cowboys to kneel in each of the team’s first three games this season. Despite kneeling, he received support from his teammates, as well as Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
Facebook cracks down on extremist conspiracy group QAnon for hijacking Save the Children movement
Facebook is cracking down on QAnon for hijacking the Save The Children movement to push false allegations of pedophilia against Biden, Democrats.
Dastardly Debate
Joe Biden and President Trump squared off before America. No one believes it went well.
Gutfeld on Tuesday night's debate
Following the Tuesday night presidential candidates’ debate, more hair was on fire than the forests of California.
Usher welcomes daughter with girlfriend Jenn Goicoechea
Usher has announced the birth of his newborn daughter, Sovereign Bo Raymond.
FSU cancels spring break after 1,000-person party over the weekend
Florida State University cancelled its spring break for this school year after Tallahassee police had to break up a party of 1,000 at an apartment complex many students live in over the weekend.
Wisconsin school worker jailed for exposing herself to student
A former Wisconsin school staffer accused of sexually abusing a 16-year-old student was sentenced to six months in jail — with the judge branding her “the nightmare of every parent.” Courtney Roznowski, 32, pleaded no contest to one count of exposing intimate parts to a child, under a plea deal that saw the most serious...
University of Denver suspends 38 swimming and diving student athletes for violating COVID-19 restrictions after attending large, off-campus party
The students will be required to retest for COVID-19 and will remain under location restrictions until negative test results are received.
Colorado tests new program to fix ballot issues by phone
2Colorado’s Secretary of State Jena Griswold announced a new initiative that will fix rejected mail-in ballots in the upcoming presidential election, through a phone-based confirmation system – sidestepping the U.S. Postal Services’ snail-mail.
California bans chokeholds, shortens probation sentences
"Americans across the country took to the streets this summer rightfully demanding more and better of our criminal justice system – and of ourselves," Newsom said in a statement.
Former Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale steps down from role as senior adviser
Brad Parscale stepped down from his role as a senior adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign on Wednesday, two sources close to the campaign confirmed to CNN.
'We've lost control!': 'Masked Singer' contestant removes mask before even being eliminated
"I don't know what's happening, ladies and gentlemen," said show host Nick Cannon. "This is a 'Masked Singer' first..."
'DWTS' producer reveals reason for new host: 'It’s all about evolution'
Derek Hough replaced judge Len Goodman, while Tyra Banks replaced hosts Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews.
Cardinals' Harrison Bader strikes out five times, tying unfortunate postseason record
The Cardinals outfielder went 0-for-5 with five strikeouts in his team's 7-4 win over the Padres on Wednesday.
Noel Ashman’s autobiography authored with ‘Fat Albert’ film scribe
“The book is certainly not a tell-all. I wouldn’t rat on my celebrity friends"
Carlos Correa defiant after Astros’ sweep: ‘What are they going to say now’
MINNEAPOLIS — Shaken up by a scandal before the virus outbreak shrunk the season, the Houston Astros barely played well enough to reach the playoffs — with the rest of baseball actively rooting against them. Well, they’re not ready to leave yet. Carlos Correa hit a two-out, tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning for...
Dan Hardy on where Herb Dean beef stands, UFC 253 aftermath, more
Dan Hardy is back on "Fight Island," and he gave an update on where things stand after what went down the last time he was in Abu Dhabi.        Related StoriesAngela Hill: Israel Adesanya, Colby Covington held to different standardsUFC on ESPN 16's Carlos Felipe calls 'bipolar' Yorgan De Castro a hypocriteUFC on ESPN 16's Yorgan De Castro learned the importance of backup plans from Greg Hardy loss
Brad Parscale leaves Trump campaign due to ‘overwhelming stress’
Brad Parscale, a senior adviser to Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign, is reportedly leaving his role due to “overwhelming stress” after being detained by police over the weekend during a meltdown at his Florida home. “I am stepping away from my company and any role in the campaign for the immediate future to focus on my...
This Celeb On 'The Masked Singer' Episode 2 Shockingly Eliminated Themselves
An ultra-famous actor was beneath the mask.
Brad Parscale resigns from Trump campaign after hospitalization in Florida
Parscale, 44, had served a leading role in the campaign’s digital outreach efforts following his demotion from the campaign manager’s post in July.
Black voters 'frustrated' by Trump debate comments
Some African American voters find it frustrating and exhausting that President Donald Trump did not condemn white supremacist groups and their role in violence in some US cities this summer. (Sept. 30)
Shares of Elon Musk’s privately held SpaceX soar on satellite dreams
Forget Tesla. Shares of Elon Musk’s rocket company are soaring to new heights on growing excitement over its burgeoning satellite business, The Post has learned. Demand for privately held shares of SpaceX has jumped 25 percent in recent weeks, driven by fresh headlines about plans to launch a network of 12,000 pint-size satellites that can...
Alabama Gov. Apologizes To Surviving '5th Girl' Of 1963 KKK Bombing
"There should be no question that Ms. Collins Rudolph and the families of those who perished ... suffered an egregious injustice that has yielded untold pain and suffering over the ensuing decades."
Man pranks friend on first date by calling restaurant, ordering ‘will you marry me’ dessert to the table
Be careful who you give dinner date details to.
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Adam Silver eyes return of fans "prior to full distribution of a vaccine"
SportsPulse: Adam Silver addressed the media at Game 1 of the NBA Finals and says that while not much has changed as far as the dangers of Covid-19, he still envisions a return of fans to arenas next season.        
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Doctor says new plasma therapy saved his life when he had COVID-19
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Warriors' Steve Kerr on Trump-Biden debate: 'I felt like I was watching the Jerry Springer show'
Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr compared the President Trump and Joe Biden debate on Tuesday night to a television show many people are familiar with in the United States.
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'Skull breaker challenge' goes viral for children
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Oklahoma students protest in-person classes
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NFL's outbreak has high school teams vigilant
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Virus that causes COVID-19 found in beach water
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Subway's bread doesn’t fit the ‘statutory definition of bread,' court says
Ireland’s Supreme Court says the bread used in Subway locations throughout the country is loaded with so much sugar, it should not be considered a “staple food.”
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NBA's Adam Silver on lack of Black head coaches: 'I know we can do better'
SportsPulse: NBA Commissioner Adam Silver responded to a question about the lack of Black head coaches in the league and if he'd consider implementing a 'Rooney Rule' for minority head coach candidates.        
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Facebook bans ads that seek to delegitimize the election or make false claims about voting
The policy change appears aimed at President Trump's use of social media to spread falsehoods about mail-in voting election and claims of voter fraud.       
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Presidential debate aftermath: Election gamblers bet on Biden
Political bettors have placed their money, if not their support, on former Vice President Joe Biden following the first 2020 presidential debate Tuesday night with President Trump, according to Cloudbet, a cryptocurrency betting site.
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