Associated Press


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Social Media CEOs Get Earful on Bias, Warning of New Limits

By Marcy Gordon | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
With next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies' social media platforms.

VW Recalls Jettas to Fix Fuel Leaks that Can Cause Fires

Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. The recall covers certain cars from the 2016 through 2018 model years.

Love Blossoms Amid Pandemic, TikTok Turmoil for Two Creators

By Leanne Italie | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
With love and pranks, Ian Paget and Chris Olsen are among millions of U.S. newbies looking to soak up social media stardom on TikTok.

Illinois Governor Bans Indoor Dining as Virus Cases Surge

By John O'Connor | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
Surging COVID-19 cases in Chicago prompted Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Tuesday to ban indoor dining and bar services and limit the number of people gathering in one place.

Whitney Houston Makes History with 3rd Diamond Album

By Mesfin Fekadu | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
The late Whitney Houston has earned her third diamond-certified album, becoming the first Black artist to achieve the feat.

Jon Stewart Will be Back in the Host's Chair for Apple TV+

Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
Jon Stewart is returning to TV, more than five years after bowing out as host of "The Daily Show" and with a new home at Apple TV+.

Collins Votes Against Barrett, Heads Home to Save Senate Job

By David Sharp | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
On Monday, Republican Sen. Susan Collins cast her vote against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick without any speech and quickly headed home to Maine to try to save her political career.

If Trump Wanted People to Avoid '60 Minutes,' it Didn't Work

By David Bauder | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
President Donald Trump can still be a potent television draw, although in the case of "60 Minutes" this past week, it probably wasn't what he intended.

Anxiety 2020: Voters Worry About Safety at the Polls

By Laurie Kellman | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
Americans aren't accustomed to worrying about violence or safety ahead of an election. But after months filled with disease, disruption and unrest, Americans are worried that Election Day could become a flashpoint.

'We Need You': GOP Hunts for New Voters in Trump Territory

By Josh Boak | Wednesday Oct 28, 2020
President Donald Trump's campaign has a bold theory for how he will win reelection: It can tap a universe of millions of supporters who did not vote for him in 2016 but will do so this time.

'Voice' Co-Stars Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani Engaged

By Kristin M. Hall | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
"The Voice" co-stars Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani are engaged and sharing the good news on social media.

A One-Man 'A Christmas Carol' Fills Theater Need in Pandemic

By Mark Sherman | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
What does the theater community desperately need during a time of social distancing? An actor who can play multiple characters onstage every night. Enter Jefferson Mays.

Barrett Sworn in at Court as Issues Important to Trump Await

By Mark Sherman | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Court's ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts. Her first votes on the court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her.

Automaker Daimler Rebounds after Lockdowns, Raises Outlook

By David McHugh | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars and Freightliner trucks, saw third-quarter profit rebound as the company clamped down on costs and auto sales recovered after the coronavirus lockdowns.

Halloween in 2020: Some Fun with Death and Fear, Anyone?

By Ted Anthony | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
The setting: a rolling patch of Pennsylvania farmland, about 15 miles from the little town where "Night of the Living Dead" was filmed. The moment: Halloween season 2020, a moonlit Friday night.

Issues Important to Trump Await Barrett on Supreme Court

By Mark Sherman | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
Amy Coney Barrett's first votes on the Supreme Court could include two big topics affecting the man who appointed her.

Biden Goes on Offense in Georgia While Trump Targets Midwest

By Will Weissert, Alexandra Jaffe and Kevin Freking | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
One week until Election Day, Joe Biden is going on offense, heading Tuesday to Georgia — which hasn't backed a Democrat for president since 1992 — and pushing into other territory where President Trump was once expected to easily repeat his wins from 2016

'Babish' Expands as Pandemic Expands YouTube Cooking Shows

By Sophia Rosenbaum | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
Four episodes into her new YouTube show, "Stump Sohla," part of the expanding "Babish Culinary Universe" channel, Sohla El-Waylly has yet to be stumped by a food challenge.

US Coronavirus Deaths Rise Again

By Lisa Marie Pane, Mike Stobbe | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
Deaths per day from the coronavirus in the U.S. are on the rise again, just as health experts had feared, and cases are climbing in practically every state.

Lilly Antibody Drug Fails in COVID-19 Study, Others Go On

By Marilynn Marchione | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
U.S. government officials are putting an early end to a study testing an Eli Lilly antibody drug for people hospitalized with COVID-19 because it doesn't seem to be helping them.

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