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Head of Church in Montenegro Dies After COVID-19 Infection

Head of Church in Montenegro Dies After COVID-19 Infection

RELIGION | Oct 30, 2020

The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro has died in hospital after contracting the coronavirus, the church said Friday.

As Virus Surges, Trump Rallies Keep Packing in Thousands

As Virus Surges, Trump Rallies Keep Packing in Thousands

POLITICS | By Deb Riechmann | Oct 30, 2020

There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are canceled.

Harris Target of More Misinformation than Pence, Data Shows

Harris Target of More Misinformation than Pence, Data Shows

POLITICS | By Amanda Seitz | Oct 30, 2020

Long before Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced her as his running mate, Kamala Harris was the target of widespread online misinformation.

The Trump Medicaid Record: Big Goals, Yet Few Successes

The Trump Medicaid Record: Big Goals, Yet Few Successes

POLITICS | By Phil Galewitz | Oct 30, 2020

Advocates for the poor say the administration's efforts contributed to an increase in the number of uninsured children, after years of decline.

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

FBI Warns Ransomware Assault Threatens US Health Care System

CRIME | By Frank Bajak | Oct 30, 2020

Federal agencies warned that cybercriminals could unleash a wave of data-scrambling extortion attempts against the U.S. health care system.

On Virus, Trump and Health Advisers Go Their Separate Ways

On Virus, Trump and Health Advisers Go Their Separate Ways

POLITICS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 30, 2020

A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump's bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government's top health officials.

Election 2020: Mobilizing the LGBTQ Digital Generation

Election 2020: Mobilizing the LGBTQ Digital Generation

NATIONAL | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 30, 2020

If younger LGBTQ Americans transform their passions for issues like climate change, gun control, and racial and gender equality from social media likes into actual votes, voter-turnout records could be smashed in November.

Falwell Sues Liberty, Saying School Damaged His Reputation

Falwell Sues Liberty, Saying School Damaged His Reputation

NATIONAL | By Sarah Rankin and Elana Schor | Oct 29, 2020

Jerry Falwell Jr. has sued Liberty University, alleging the evangelical school founded by his late pastor father damaged his reputation after he resigned as president and chancellor in August amid a series of scandals.

Thailand Protesters Take to Street to Mock Fashion Show

Thailand Protesters Take to Street to Mock Fashion Show

INTERNATIONAL | By Tassanee Vejpongsa | Oct 29, 2020

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Thailand returned Thursday to the capital's business district, staging something akin to a street fair to bring attention to their contention that the country's monarchy holds too much power and influence.

Top Norwegian Soccer Ref Tom Harald Hagen Comes Out

Top Norwegian Soccer Ref Tom Harald Hagen Comes Out

SPORTS | Oct 29, 2020

Top Norwegian soccer referee Tom Harald Hagen came out in an interview following a game in which a player hurled an anti-LGBTQ epithet at the opposition's coach.

Reports: Two Dead in Shooting Outside Puerto Vallarta Gay Bar

Reports: Two Dead in Shooting Outside Puerto Vallarta Gay Bar

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 29, 2020

Two people were reported dead following a shooting outside a gay bar in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.

Pics: Olympic-Winning Gymnast Danell Leyva Explains His Sexuality: 'It's an Ever-Changing Fluid Thing'

Pics: Olympic-Winning Gymnast Danell Leyva Explains His Sexuality: 'It's an Ever-Changing Fluid Thing'

SPORTS | Oct 29, 2020

Olympic winner came out Danell Leyva explains why he came out as bi and pan. The Instagram-friendly gymnast writes, "It's an ever-changing fluid thing."

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

For the LGBTQ Community, Even Small Races Can Have Big Impact

POLITICS | By Kelsy Chauvin | Oct 29, 2020

Politics begin at the local level, where community organizers and volunteers are part of the foundation from which future state and national candidates sprout. San Diego provides a case study about the impact of LGBTQ politicians and voters.

Feds Issue Coverage Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

Feds Issue Coverage Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine and Treatments

POLITICS | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Oct 29, 2020

Federal health officials Wednesday issued insurance coverage rules designed to deliver on the promise that every American will have access to free COVID-19 vaccines when they are approved.

Taiwan Marks 200 Days Without Domestic COVID-19 Infection

Taiwan Marks 200 Days Without Domestic COVID-19 Infection

INTERNATIONAL | Oct 29, 2020

Taiwan hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, highlighting the island's continued success at keeping the virus under control even as cases surge in other parts of the world.

Porn Star Ron Jeremy Pleads Not Guilty to New Rape Charges

Porn Star Ron Jeremy Pleads Not Guilty to New Rape Charges

CRIME | Oct 29, 2020

Adult film star Ron Jeremy pleaded not guilty Wednesday to new charges of rape and sexual assault involving six victims, including a teenage girl, prosecutors said.

Trump Paints Apocalyptic Portrait of Life in US Under Biden

Trump Paints Apocalyptic Portrait of Life in US Under Biden

POLITICS | By Darlene Superville | Oct 29, 2020

The suburbs wouldn't be the suburbs anymore, the economy would sink into its worst depression ever and police departments would cease to exist.

Trump, Biden to Appeal to Last-Minute Voters in Florida

Trump, Biden to Appeal to Last-Minute Voters in Florida

POLITICS | By Zeke Miller, Aamer Madhani and Tamara Lush | Oct 29, 2020

President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden are set to chase votes in Florida, a state all but essential to the Republican's pathway to another term as both nominees turn their focus to encouraging voters to turn out on Election Day.

Supreme Court Fears Spark Same-Sex Couples' Rush to the Altar

Supreme Court Fears Spark Same-Sex Couples' Rush to the Altar

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Oct 29, 2020

With newest Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett having been confirmed in record time, same-sex couples are in a rush of their own: To get married while they still can.

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

Pope Stresses COVID Precautions, Doesn't Wear Mask at General Audience

INTERNATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Oct 28, 2020

Despite cautioning the Catholic faithful in attendance about the risks of COVID-19, Pope Francis and his aides did not wear masks at Wednesday's general audience.

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