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Joe Flacco getting closer to suiting up for Jets
Veteran quarterback Joe Flacco (neck) has practiced fully all week, but Jets coach Adam Gase still hasn’t officially committed to the Super Bowl-winning former Raven as Sam Darnold’s backup against the Colts. Gase will continue to wear a mask on the sidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, after multiple coaches and teams were heavily...
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If We Can’t Ban Nukes, Let’s Stigmatize Them
A UN treaty to eliminate nuclear weapons has no chance whatsoever of achieving its stated goal. We should support it all the more.
The Future of Luxury Is in Wellness, Watches and Possibly Weed
There’s reason to be optimistic that the luxury goods industry will rebound from Covid-19, but expect an M&A frenzy when it does.
Chris Wallace's framing on 'race and violence' debate topic is wrong on so many levels
Moderator Wallace has the power to set public expectations on how the subjects will be debated by the way he tees them up, writes Steven Holmes. And, with regard to the issue of police brutality and public reaction to it, he has done so in a one-sided, intellectually lazy and racist manner--one that follows in lockstep with Trump's rhetoric, and could forcing the discussion onto the President's turf.
British Academy Film Awards announces new voting rules to boost diversity
Britain's film academy is getting an overhaul to its membership and awards voting rules in a review prompted by a lack of diversity in the nominations.
Yankees’ Gary Sanchez isn’t bothered by potential playoff benchings
Gary Sanchez says he’s not upset about potentially being benched in some games during the postseason, which both general manager Brian Cashman and manager Aaron Boone in recent days have said is a possibility. “I don’t focus on just who is behind the plate,’’ Sanchez said through an interpreter after the Yankees lost to the...
Angels' playoff hopes officially end as they lose to homer-happy Dodgers
The Angels received a break when the Astros lost earlier Friday, but they couldn't hold the Dodgers in check and lost 9-5, ending their playoff hopes.
Night of the Iguana: NYC firefighter rescues giant reptile from Astoria apartment fire
As fire rescues go, this one is both heart-warming and cold-blooded. An FDNY firefighter emerged from an Astoria apartment fire Friday night with a very lucky giant iguana in his arms and a nearly-bigger grin across his soot-covered face. The fire broke out just before 6 p.m. on the top floor of a three-story apartment...
Mets’ playoff hopes remain alive — barely
WASHINGTON — The threat of rain in the forecast was enough to prompt the Nationals to postpone Friday night’s game. And so, the final weekend of the regular season will include a doubleheader for the Mets, with two seven-inning games, beginning at 3:05 p.m. on Saturday at Nationals Park. The Mets remained mathematically alive for...
All the top-tier of college football conferences are now planning to play this fall
The Mid-American Conference and Mountain West Conference were the final two conferences to reinstate their seasons.
Amazon's dystopian drama 'Utopia'
John Cusack, Sasha Lane and Rainn Wilson star in the series about a dystopian conspiracy that starts with a comic book. Rick Damigella reports.
Justice Dept. calls on SF to end 'draconian' coronavirus rules for houses of worship
The Justice Department on Friday called on San Francisco Mayor London Breed to increase the allowable capacity in houses of worship, accusing the city of impeding on “religious freedom” amid the coronavirus.
Live Updates: 2020 presidential race: Trump, Biden prepare for 1st debate
The campaign trail is starting to heat up between President Trump and Joe Biden days before the first presidential debate is scheduled to take place in Cleveland.
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Maher: Barrett Is 'a F*cking Nut'
On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher stated that Judge and prospective Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett is “a fucking nut” and remarked that he was right about religion. Maher said Barrett is “a fucking nut.
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Any "hanky panky" around US vaccine approval is unlikely, Fauci says
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September 25 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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Hernández: Clayton Kershaw still has time to exorcise the demons of Octobers past
Clayton Kershaw is once again having a memorable regular season, and he'll get another chance to prove he can help the Dodgers win a World Series.
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Marlins’ clincher gives Derek Jeter, Don Mattingly another Bronx moment
Derek Jeter still owns The Bronx. Jeter’s Marlins clinched a playoff berth by beating the Yankees, 4-3 in 10 innings on Friday night. It came six years to the day after Jeter — who became Marlins CEO in 2017 — hit a game-winning single in his final game at Yankee Stadium. This time, Jeter was...
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Nearly 100,000 customers may lose power over fire danger in California
Nearly 100,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers may lose power over fire danger in California starting Sunday morning. PG&E says it's planning to shut off power to prevent electrical equipment from sparking a wildfire.
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'We Are Going to War:' Some Armed Protesters Gather in Louisville Days After Officers Shot
Louisville, Kentucky, police clashed with hundreds of protesters, some armed, participating in a "peaceful" gathering deemed unlawful by authorities.
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Watchdog calls for transparency from news organizations on election night
A watchdog group is calling on news organizations to rethink how vote counts and the projected winner are reported on election night. Norm Ornstein from the National Task Force on Election Crises joins Lana Zak to discuss.
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Our new normal, in pictures
Some places across the globe are beginning to ease their coronavirus restrictions. Businesses are reopening, as are some schools and sports leagues. But everything looks much different than what we are used to.
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As a shark latched on to her husband's shoulder, a pregnant woman sprang into action
A pregnant woman jumped into the water to save her husband from a shark attack.
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As a shark latched on to her husband's shoulder, a pregnant woman sprang into action
Moments after her husband jumped into the turquoise waters of the Florida Keys, Margot Dukes-Eddy saw a shark fin and blood around the area where he had entered the water. Without hesitation, Dukes-Eddy, who is pregnant, leaped into the water and pulled him to safety.
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Jayson Tatum, Celtics handle Heat in Game 5 to stave off elimination
ORLANDO, Fla. — Their season saved for at least two more days, Boston coach Brad Stevens offered the most succinct assessment of his Celtics. “We’re prideful,” Stevens said. Celtic Pride. It was on display Friday night — when Jayson Tatum and his teammates announced very loudly that they’re not ready to see the world that...
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Kentucky's only Black female legislator arrested in Breonna Taylor protest
Kentucky state Rep. Attica Scott, the state's only Black female legislator, was among 24 people arrested Thursday by the Louisville Metro Police Department during Breonna Taylor protests, the Democratic lawmaker confirmed to CNN after her release from custody Friday morning.
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New documents give more information on Steele Dossier source
Newly released records are shedding new light on a source former British spy Christopher Steele used to compile his dossier on the Trump campaign in 2016. CBS News senior investigative correspondent Catherine Herridge reports.
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Cincinnati Reds beat Minnesota Twins, clinch first MLB playoff berth since 2013
The Reds are headed to the postseason for the first time since 2013 after their 7-2 win over the Twins on Friday.       
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Maher rips NYT, CNN for dismissing his warnings about Trump not leaving office
"Real Time" host Bill Maher blasted the mainstream media for dismissing his years-long warnings about President Trump possibly refusing to leave office if defeated in November.
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Vehicles are being used as weapons against BLM protesters
Vehicles are being used as weapons against Americans taking to the streets in Black Lives Matter protests across the country. CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro reports on what may be behind this phenomenon.
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Trump Again Says He Would Welcome a ‘Smooth’ Transition. But He Has Conditions.
The president warned his supporters of Democratic schemes to “cheat” their way to victory in November and said, “We’re not going to stand for it.”
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NASA Astronaut Voting from Space Encourages Americans to Vote From the Ground
Astronauts are able to vote from space thanks to a 1997 Texas law sponsored by a senator who was upset about an astronaut who missed the 1996 presidential election.
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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' LFA alums shine on the big stage
Catch up with all the latest news from the promotion who sends more fighters to the big leagues than any other.        Related StoriesGet ready for Conor McGregor-Manny Pacquiao, whether you want it or notTwitter Mailbag: Khamzat Chimaev's next opponent, Bellator's move to Thursday, UFC 253 main eventUFC 253 free fight: Jan Blachowicz breaks Luke Rockhold's jaw, spoils divisional debut 
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Tycoon Jimmy Lai says his pro-democratic paper will push on despite the odds
The media tycoon is one of Hong Kong's most prominent pro-democracy activists and one of Beijing’s most ardent critics.
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Trump and his envoys have trashed Europe's confidence in the US. The damage might be irreparable
It's no secret that Donald Trump is no big fan of the European Union. Over the past four years, the US President has talked positively about Brexit and claimed that the bloc was created in order to "take advantage of the United States."
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Trump mocks ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden’s event-free days
President Trump, at his fourth and final stop of a multi-state campaign trip on Friday, blasted Joe Biden’s lack of daily events.
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Hints From Heloise: Watch your puppy grow in pix with teddy bear
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Miss Manners: Who makes the first neighborly move?
There’s no strict rule of first contact when someone moves in nearby.
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Ask Amy: Sister needs support during abusive marriage
Details about brother-in-law’s behavior emerge, and reader isn’t sure what to do.
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Carolyn Hax: Partner’s parents say ‘our house, our rules’ on sleeping together
And he won’t stand his ground, even when they’re paying their own way.
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Billie Lourd names baby boy in honor of late mother Carrie Fisher
The new parents named their child Kingston Fisher Lourd Rydell, paying tribute to Lourd's late mother, actress Carrie Fisher.
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Maryland Man Sentenced to Year in Jail for Throwing Two Parties Amid Pandemic
Shawn Marshall Myers received a sentence of a year in jail for violating Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's emergency orders in March.
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How UC Berkeley handled a regent's 'inappropriate' support letter to get student admitted
Documents released late Friday by the California state auditor's office show how UC Berkeley handled Regent Richard Blum's 'inappropriate' effort to get a student admitted.
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Oregon officials rescue elk who caught antlers in downed wires: video
A Roosevelt elk in Southern Oregon had to be rescued Thursday morning after its antlers got caught in downed wires, according to Oregon State Police.
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Giants’ pass rush scheme is working exactly as planned
The more the sacks, the fewer the scoffs. When general manager Dave Gettleman said in the offseason that the Giants would rely on the defensive scheme of generating pressure on the quarterback, it sounded like a hope-and-prayer strategy to make up for a talent shortage. Instead, a balanced pass rush is one of the early-season...
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Celtics' elimination game tenacity reminds Lakers what they're facing in Game 5
The Celtics showed in Game 5 against the Heat they aren't going down without a fight, something the Lakers should expect to see Saturday vs. the Nuggets.
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Willie Nelson Releases Animated Music Video for 'Vote 'Em Out'
Country music star Willie Nelson has released a new animated music video for his single "Vote 'Em Out," which he originally wrote for the 2018 midterm elections.
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Trump Says Pelosi Isn't to Blame for Stimulus Deadlock, China Is
Pelosi "is only doing it for political reasons. Not your fault," the president said. "You know whose fault it is? China's fault."
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