Mnuchin says U.S. is on "path to complete" China trade deal

Treasury secretary's comment comes ahead of President Trump's meeting with China's Xi at the G20 Summit in Japan
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Singer-Songwriter Lauv on Turning to Music and Coping in Quarantine
Lauv released his debut album, How I’m Feeling, on March 6. Just a few weeks later, the world began to shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. Lauv is a singer-songwriter whose intimate, downtempo pop has made him a go-to artist on streaming platforms and as a featured voice for artists like Troye Sivan, BTS…
Report: NYC Prosecutor Received President Trump’s Financial Records From Deutsche Bank
(NEW YORK) — The New York prosecutor who has been fighting, unsuccessfully so far, to get President Donald Trump’s tax returns had better luck last year getting a bank to turn over his financial records. The office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance sent a subpoena last year to Deutsche Bank as part of…
'Fresh Air' Remembers Veteran Journalist Pete Hamill
Hamill, who died Aug. 5, was a columnist and editor at the New York Post and the New York Daily News, covering wars, crime and the people of NYC's boroughs. Originally broadcast in '94, '08 and '11.
Angelina Jolie steps out in Off-White facemask
It's the ultimate COVID-19 streetwear.
KT McFarland: What Sally Yates got wrong about my phone call with Flynn
Sally Yates spoke this week with great conviction about a phone call I had with the National Security Adviser-designate General Flynn.
‘I Want to Do What I Can.’ Lili Reinhart on Recognizing Privilege and Making Change
Lili Reinhart isn’t just Betty Cooper from Riverdale—although that role on the CW hit, now entering its fifth season, made her a household name for a generation of fans. Reinhart, who also appeared in 2019’s Hustlers, is ready to make a broader mark in the entertainment world through work as a producer and an author.…
Keke Palmer set to host MTV VMAs 2020 in Brooklyn
They’re gonna be having a real Keke at this year’s VMAs.
New York Attorney General Sues NRA Over Allegations of Financial Misspending
NRA President Carolyn Meadows said the group was counter-suing the New York attorney general’s office
Trump "optimistic" about a COVID-19 vaccine near Election Day
Public health experts, including Dr. Anthony Fauci, do not expect a vaccine to be available to the public before 2021.
Washington Grinds To a Halt, Leaving Americans’ Mounting Problems Unsolved
There are times when everyone in Washington puts their best face forward and projects optimism. As unemployment insurance drops out from under millions of Americans, evictions are no longer banned and even post offices have become an endangered species, this is not one of them. Lawmakers are locked in bitter and increasingly personal negotiations over…
Ask a Reporter: Howard Blume and Paloma Esquivel on covering schools during a pandemic
Join us at 1 p.m. August 12 with reporters Howard Blume and Paloma Esquivel to talk about their education reporting during the coronavirus pandemic.
Congressman with Covid says it's 'terrible' Capitol Hill has no testing program
A Republican congressman from Illinois who has tested positive for Covid-19 said Thursday the lack of a coronavirus testing program on Capitol Hill is "terrible."
Scientists puzzled after Paraguayan lagoon turns purple on one side, remains blue on other
Scientists in Paraguay have been investigating how one side of the divided Cerro Lagoon turned purple and began emitting a foul odor months ago, while the other side has remained blue.
Growing number of nations consider TikTok ban over China ties
President’s Trump looming TikTok ban may only be the beginning of the popular video app’s headaches, as a growing number of nations are becoming suspicious of its ties to China. US ally Australia is reportedly looking at TikTok’s Beijing-based parent company ByteDance to see whether it poses a security threat to the country’s 25 million...
2020 Atlantic hurricane season has broken records, NOAA now says there may be more storms than names
Nine named storms already in the books have broken records for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, but government forecasters said Thursday that even stormier conditions are on the horizon that could push the limit on traditional storm names.
Bring the Fancy Juice Bar Experience to Your Kitchen With This Juicer, Now on Sale
The Breville Juice Fountain Cold Plus is now 20 percent off.
Dr. Jill Biden tells "CBS Sunday Morning" she will continue to teach if her husband is elected president
Preview: Vice president Joe Biden also talks with correspondent Rita Braver about his wife, their family, and grieving the loss of their son
Fred Fleitz: If Biden skips debates with Trump here's how our enemies will read it
The presidential debates are especially important this year.
French President Macron: No blank checks will be given
French President Emmanuel Macron took aim at Lebanon's political class while speaking to reporters at Residence des Pins, the French ambassador's house in Beirut, Lebanon.
MTV unveils Keke Palmer as host of this year's virtual VMAs
Keke Palmer will host MTV's Video Music Awards virtual ceremony later this month, which will feature performances from BTS, Doja Cat and J Balvin.
What Time Will ‘Star Trek: Lower Decks’ Episode 2 Premiere?
The USS Cerritos' adventure is far from over.
Criticism Won’t Help Kids Form Healthy Relationships With Food
How to get a grandma obsessed with body image to stop talking about weight in front of her impressionable grandkids.
Rolling Stones: 'Normal People' breakout Paul Mescal stars in band's new 'Scarlet' video
Fresh off an acting Emmy nomination, "Normal People" star Paul Mescal takes the lead in the Rolling Stones' new music video for "Scarlet."
New York Attorney General Seeks to Dissolve the NRA
The lawsuit follows the blueprint that took down the Trump Foundation.
Trump suggests NRA move headquarters to Texas after NY AG files suit
President Trump said Thursday that the National Rifle Association should “move to Texas” in response to a lawsuit filed by New York Attorney General Letitia James. “That’s a very terrible thing that just happened. I think the NRA should move to Texas and lead a very good and beautiful life,” Trump told reporters at the...
Everlane's new bike shorts are a must-wear for summer workouts and beyond
Leggings in summer? No, thanks. Enter Everlane's latest activewear innovation: the Perform Bike Short, the Perform Legging's little sister, released earlier this summer. And like their longer counterparts, these shorts are sure to become not only an activewear staple but also a casual wardrobe go-to in general.
Vogue photographer: 'My images are about hope'
Christiane speaks with Misan Harriman, who made history as the first Black photographer to shoot the cover for British Vogue's all-important September Issue.
Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Black man's life sentence for stealing hedge clippers more than 20 years ago
A Black Louisiana man will spend the rest of his life in prison for stealing hedge clippers, after the Louisiana Supreme Court denied his request to have his sentence overturned last week.
Ozzie Guillén calls Nick Swisher 'fake': 'I hate (him) with my heart'
Ozzie Guillén, former MLB manager, did not enjoy the one season he spent managing Nick Swisher. "I hate Nick Swisher with my heart," Guillén said.
Florida zoo takes in dozens of sea turtle hatchlings during Isaias but says they 'don't need to be here'
A zoo in Florida took in dozens of sea turtles after Tropical Storm Isaias brushed Florida's coastline over the weekend, but said many of them didn’t need to be rescued in the first place.
NBCUniversal ousts top exec Paul Telegdy amid misconduct probe
Comcast’s NBCUniversal division has ousted top exec Paul Telegdy amid a misconduct investigation that was spurred by an explosive report by The Hollywood Reporter last week. Telegdy, the chairman of NBC Entertainment who has overseen hit shows like “America’s Got Talent” and “The Voice,” had been earmarked to spearhead one of NBCUniversal’s new business units...
Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers still without power after Isaias
Hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers were still without power Thursday after Tropical Storm Isaias unleashed its wrath this week – and some may not get the juice back until Sunday. About 549,000 residents statewide remained powerless as a result of the Tuesday afternoon storm, Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters during a conference call Thursday...
Teachers at NYC school enlist parents in reopening fight
Teachers at a popular Manhattan school are going straight to parents in their fight against a reopening of city classrooms in September.
Stylists for Kristen Stewart, Keanu Reeves, Rami Malek share their pandemic pivots
Pop-up drive-ins, pet pigs and quality time with college-bound kids help fill the void.
Norwegian CEO: Relaunch will take six months; fleet will 'return in earnest' in spring 2021
Frank Del Rio, CEO of Norwegian Cruise Line's parent company, says ships will start out at 50-60% capacity but that demand for 2021 is already strong.
LEGO is launching braille bricks for students across the US
LEGO is launching a line of braille bricks.
Man busted in sexual assault of pre-teen may have other victims: cops
A 59-year-old creep was busted for allegedly sexually assaulting a pre-teen girl — and cops believe he may have other victims. John Russell forcibly touched and sexually assaulted the girl on more than one occasion dating back two years, cops and police sources said Thursday. He was arrested at 8:10 p.m. July 30 and charged...
Author Angie Thomas on How Books Are Transforming the Next Generation: ‘They’re Realizing Their Power’
When the killing of George Floyd ignited outrage across the country, author Angie Thomas joined the masses protesting police brutality and racial injustice on the streets of her hometown of Jackson, Miss. Amid fervent chants of “Black Lives Matter” and clenched fists raised in solidarity, Thomas said she saw something that nearly brought her to…
Hiroshima survivor: 'I was facing death'
Christiane speaks with Setsuko Thurlow, who survived the 1945 atom bomb on Hiroshima and has spent a lifetime campaigning against nuclear weapons.
Reese Witherspoon's 2020 mood calendar is all of us during the pandemic
The latest celebrity meme has Reese Witherspoon, Viola Davis, Mindy Kaling and others creating apocalyptic 2020 calendars for our COVID-19 times.
How We Can Solve the Child Care Crisis
Child care is an economic issue. We should treat it like one.
NASCAR driver Spencer Davis tests positive for COVID-19
Truck Series driver will miss Michigan race
Trump to meet Cuomo in NJ to talk Second Avenue Subway, LaGuardia train
The president will arrive in Bedminster on Thursday evening where he is expected to spend the weekend at his Trump National Golf Club.
Ozzie Guillen reveals simmering hate for ‘fake’ Nick Swisher
Former White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen revealed just how much he disliked retired slugger Nick Swisher, whom he managed in Chicago in 2008. “I hate Nick Swisher with my heart,” the 56-year-old Guillen said on Wednesday’s NBC Sports White Sox broadcast. Swisher came up in conversation after Guillen was asked if he disliked the former...
Rural co-ops join high-speed Internet race as coronavirus fuels demand
More than 100 cooperatives across rural America are now laying miles of fiber optic cable to connect their members to high-speed Internet.
Trump tells Geraldo Rivera that Biden and Dems are 'against the Bible'
President Trump told Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera on Thursday that Joe Biden and Democrats are “against the Bible.”
Mexico’s students to be homeschooled with television instead of in-person classes
Schools in Mexico will not reopen for the new academic year later this month and children will instead be homeschooled using television during the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s education secretary said Monday. Secretary Esteban Moctezuma Barragán said the government struck a deal with the country’s largest television networks to bring educational instruction to Mexico’s 30...
Dr. Jill Biden: “I want people to value teachers”
In this preview of an interview to be broadcast on “CBS Sunday Morning” August 9, Dr. Jill Biden, wife of the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, talks with correspondent Rita Braver about her career plans if Joe Biden is elected president.