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Sep 26, 2020

Biden warns that Trump's Supreme Court pick could end health care protections 'in the midst of a pandemic'
Joe Biden warned Saturday that Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's nominee to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat, would help dismantle the Affordable Care Act if she is confirmed by the Senate.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 26, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know about the Supreme Court nominee
President Trump announced Saturday that he is nominating Amy Coney Barrett, a respected jurist and conservative darling, to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 26, 2020

Trump names Amy Coney Barrett as his 3rd Supreme Court pick
President Trump on Saturday announced that he is nominating Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant when Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Sept. 18.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 26, 2020

Presidential debate: Who has most to gain — and lose?
President Trump and Joe Biden meet in the first of three presidential debates on Tuesday. Will Biden expand his polling lead or will Trump tighten the race?

Yahoo Politics
Sep 26, 2020

'We feel like we've lost': Breonna Taylor grand jury decision deepens wounds in Louisville
After months of demonstrating and demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, supporters in Louisville, Ky., are left grappling with the stinging aftermath of the investigation.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 26, 2020

Shaq: We need sports 'to give these children something to do'
Shaquille O'Neal is on a mission to help student-athletes across the country return to the competitive sports they love as soon as possible amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 25, 2020

Democrat says Republican ad claiming he protects pedophiles is aimed at QAnon followers
Rep. Tom Malinowski, locked in a tight reelection race, says an attack ad meant to appeal to QAnon sympathizers has been unleashed on him by Republicans.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 25, 2020

Trump's attempts to undermine election integrity unnerve the country
President Trump is engaged in an ongoing campaign to erode confidence in the legitimacy of the upcoming presidential election.  

Yahoo Politics
Sep 25, 2020

Lawyers for family of Breonna Taylor demand that Kentucky AG release grand jury transcripts
Lawyers for the family of Breonna Taylor are calling on Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to release the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 25, 2020

How to feel confident that a COVID-19 vaccine is safe
Many Americans are questioning the safety and effectiveness of a planned coronavirus vaccine, and are wary of a trial and approval process that seems to be moving very quickly. Doctors and public health experts explain how the public can feel confident about the safety of a COVID-19 vaccine when it's available — which may be crucial to defeating the virus and returning to normal life in the U.S.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 25, 2020

Supreme Court favorite Amy Barrett thinks politics have no business in the courtroom. Critics aren't convinced.
If Amy Coney Barrett is indeed nominated, and if that conviction — expressed long before becoming a Supreme Court favorite — holds, Barrett's tenure could lead to a profound disenchantment.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 25, 2020

Barbara Lagoa: 5 things to know about Trump's potential Supreme Court nominee
The president, who is set to unveil his pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Saturday, is reportedly considering five finalists, including the 52-year-old federal judge from Miami.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 25, 2020

Amy Coney Barrett: 5 things to know about the potential Supreme Court nominee
As the public waits for President Trump to announce his pick to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, there's a buzz growing around Amy Coney Barrett, a respected jurist and conservative darling.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

Trump promises to preserve Obamacare protections he's trying to eliminate
The president announced a series of executive orders that will do little to alter health care for most Americans during an event in North Carolina.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

Bernie Sanders says Trump is trying to undermine the election to stay in power
In his first major public speech since bowing out of the presidential race, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said Thursday that President Trump is trying to undermine the legitimacy of the upcoming election. "Today the peaceful transition of power, the bedrock of American democracy, is being threatened like never before," Sanders said at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. 

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

Odds of coronavirus infection greatly increase with poverty, CDC says
The findings confirm a growing body of research that suggests the coronavirus is more likely to afflict people of color and low-income communities than it is wealthier white people.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

Yahoo News/YouGov Poll: Presidential race tightens even as most voters oppose GOP's push to replace Ginsburg before election
Joe Biden's lead over Donald Trump has shrunk from 10 points two weeks ago to 5 points today, according to a new Yahoo News/YouGov poll. Yet most voters oppose the GOP's pre-election push to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Biden supporters seem more energized than Trump supporters by the issue.   

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

Trump visits RBG's casket, is greeted by chants of 'vote him out!'
The president was met with derisive chants while he paid his respects to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg outside the Supreme Court.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

Trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer of power provokes outrage, rebukes on Capitol Hill
On Capitol Hill, the president's stunning refusal to commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the election was met with outrage among Democrats — and implicit condemnation from Republicans.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

After declining for months, U.S. coronavirus cases are rising again. Has the 'fall wave' begun?
Though it might be too soon to say whether a fall wave has begun, it's not too soon to see the recent rise in U.S. cases for what it is: a warning. 

Yahoo Politics
Sep 24, 2020

'I gave two legs for this country': New Biden ad features wounded Army sergeant
Joe Biden's presidential campaign launched a new TV and digital ad Thursday that chastises President Trump for allegedly disparaging members of the U.S. military.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Biden: 'We must continue to speak Breonna Taylor's name'
Joe Biden said Wednesday evening that he had not yet been briefed on the indictment of one of three police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman who was killed in her own home in Louisville, Ky., in March.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Biden says he has not yet been briefed on grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor case
Joe Biden said Wednesday evening that he had not yet been briefed on the indictment of one of three police officers involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman who was killed in her own home in Louisville, Ky., in March.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Trump refuses to commit to peaceful transfer of power if he loses
President Trump refused to commit Wednesday to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose the 2020 presidential election to Joe Biden.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

In wake of Gardner's suicide, special prosecutor offers new details about events leading up to James Scurlock shooting
Franklin said that he was "saddened about Jake Gardner having taken his own life," and said that "him doing so deprived the community to be able to have this evidence play out at trial." In what Franklin said would be his "last statement concerning Jake Gardner and James Scurlock," the special prosecutor offered new details about the events that led up to the fatal shooting.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Expect a clear outcome to the election, Biden senior adviser says
Senior Biden adviser Bob Bauer says he has faith in election officials who are working hard around the country. Bauer does not expect a contested outcome.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Vaccination effort will not be complete until July, CDC director says
Dr. Robert Redfield of the Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention cautioned on Wednesday that mass vaccination of the American public is still many months away. 

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death charged with ‘wanton endangerment'; family's lawyer blasts ‘outrageous' decision
A grand jury in Jefferson County, Ky., indicted former Louisville police detective Brett Hankison on Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, charging him with three counts of wanton endangerment.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death charged with wanton endangerment; family's lawyer blasts 'outrageous' decision
A grand jury in Jefferson County, Ky., indicted former Louisville police detective Brett Hankison on Wednesday in connection with the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, charging him with three counts of wanton endangerment.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

For Trump's faithful, the Supreme Court ‘game' brings excitement as protests spark fear
Many people who gathered for President Trump's rally at the Pittsburgh airport on Tuesday were excited for the looming Supreme Court fight.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Trump and GOP allies say new Supreme Court justice may be needed to decide the election
The White House is preparing to backstop any lawsuits tied to the election with a 6-3 majority in the country's highest court.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Chief Justice Roberts: RBG was a rock star who 'found her stage' at the Supreme Court
Chief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday paid tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg after the arrival of her casket at the Supreme Court, where the body of the iconic liberal justice will lie in repose for two days of public viewing.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

She took up weightlifting to care for her husband. Now she's a bodybuilder
"When you go through such a devastating health crisis, if you don't get strong both physically and mentally, it's going to be rough," she said.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

The election impact of the Supreme Court battle
There's little doubt that an unexpected vacancy on the Supreme Court has upended the presidential campaign. Which party will benefit from the fight to fill the seat is an open question.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 23, 2020

Trump lashes out at Cindy McCain after she endorses Biden
"Never a fan of John," the president tweeted. "Cindy can have Sleepy Joe!"

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

Trump administration admits Taliban still hasn't cut ties with al-Qaida
Two senior Trump administration officials indicated Tuesday that the Taliban has yet to fully cut ties with al-Qaida, which the Taliban had agreed to do as part of an agreement with the United States. 

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

Republicans can't be stopped from confirming Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Senate Democrat says
Senator Sheldon Whitehouse tells "Skullduggery" Democrats do not have the votes to stop the Republicans from confirming Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's replacement. It could happen before the election.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

In apparent play for QAnon supporters, GOP attack ads claim Democrat lawmakers are defending 'sex offenders'
For some, harsh attack ads are part of a nationwide "QAnon strategy" that the Republican campaign committee appears to be deploying to exploit the fears and paranoia fueled by the bizarre conspiracy cult convinced that the Democrats are working with "deep state" sex traffickers and pedophiles to sabotage Donald Trump's presidency. 

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

McConnell told Trump he thinks Barrett is best Supreme Court pick
McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, relayed this advice in a phone call, a GOP consultant familiar with the conversation told Yahoo News.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

Then and now: Republican senators flip-flop on appointing Supreme Court nominee in an election year
Seventeen Republican senators appear to have had an abrupt change of heart when it comes to the idea of confirming a nominee to the Supreme Court in a presidential election year.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

White House dismisses criticism of persistent coronavirus supply chain problems as work of 'useful idiot'
The White House is objecting to a new report that concludes that the U.S. continues to struggle with supply chain logistics that have led to shortages of PPE and diagnostic tests.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

More than 200,000 Americans have now died of the coronavirus
The United States on Tuesday passed another grim COVID-19 milestone.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

Romney supports holding a vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee
In a statement Tuesday, the Utah senator said it wasn't about "fairness."

Yahoo Politics
Sep 22, 2020

How to vote early, safely and by mail in all 50 states
Apply for absentee/mail ballot: https://vip.sos.nd.gov/absentee/Default.aspx

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Supreme Court expansion could follow confirmation of Ginsburg replacement, activist says
"Everything is on the table" to stop President Trump from creating a hard right majority on the Supreme Court, Nan Aron, president of a leading progressive advocacy group, told Yahoo News.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Trump promise to deny New York, Seattle and Portland federal funds is an empty threat, expert says
The Department of Justice on Monday designated New York City, Portland and Seattle as jurisdictions that permit "anarchy, violence and destruction," a distinction that the Trump administration hopes to use to strip those cities of federal funding.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Show your National Voter Registration Day pride with Yahoo News' AR filter
Happy National Voter Registration Day! Celebrate with us by registering to vote and showing your voting pride with our new AR face filter.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

As death toll climbs, Biden warns against becoming 'numb' to COVID-19
"Due to Donald Trump's lies and incompetence over the last six months we have seen one of the greatest losses in American history," Joe Biden said in Wisconsin on Monday.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

As death toll climbs, Biden warns against becoming ‘numb' to COVID-19
"Due to Donald Trump's lies and incompetence over the last six months we have seen one of the greatest losses in American history," Biden said. Biden's Monday remarks are the latest addition to his string of speeches that criticize the Trump administration's pandemic response.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Trump tells white audience in Minnesota they have 'good genes'
The president complimented a crowd at his rally on Saturday before denigrating Somali refugees.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Trump suggests Democrats manufactured Ginsburg's final wish
President Trump cast doubt Monday on the authenticity of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's "most fervent" final wish.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Conservatives claim Trump is target of 'color revolution'
"Color revolutions" refers to uprisings against authoritarian regimes, such as those that took place in former Soviet countries in the early and mid-2000s. The recent warnings from Trump allies about an American color revolution set off alarm bells for some experts on the topic.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Conservatives claim Trump is target of ‘color revolution'
"Color revolutions" is the term used for popular uprisings against authoritarian regimes, such as those that took place in former Soviet countries, such as Ukraine and Georgia in, the early-and-mid-2000s. Though likely an unfamiliar term for most Americans, the recent warnings from Trump allies about an American color revolution set off alarm bells for some experts on the topic.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

What's behind Trump's push for ‘patriotic education'?
President Trump has called for schools to teach a "pro-American curriculum" in response to a movement that encourages a greater focus on the role that racism has played in U.S. history.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 21, 2020

Trump on Supreme Court vacancy: 'When you have the votes, you can sort of do what you want'
The president on Monday defended the Republican plan to bring his pick to replace the Supreme Court vacancy left by Ruth Bader Ginsburg to a vote so close to an election when Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declined to do the same in 2016.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 19, 2020

Everything at stake in the upcoming Supreme Court battle
Replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg with a new conservative Supreme Court justice could could change the course of the U.S. judicial branch for decades to come.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 19, 2020

A Ginsburg replacement is 'worth the White House and Senate': Why, and how, Republicans will push through Trump's Supreme Court nominee
Now in control of both the White House and Senate, Republicans want badly to nominate and confirm a justice within a matter of weeks. And they are determined to do so.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 19, 2020

'RBG' director on Ruth Bader Ginsburg's life, legacy and 'Notorious' stardom
Julie Cohen, the director of the 2018 Oscar-nominated documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg, says the late justice's legacy will carry far beyond the steps of the Supreme Court.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 19, 2020

The CIA sent a team of 4 operators on a spy mission targeting China. None came back.
In 2008, CIA operative Stephen Stanek faced a decision: cancel the operation he was running or go forward with it — as a hurricane barreled through the Philippines with a projection to veer north and miss his team's area of operation.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Who will Trump nominate to succeed Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Some possible contenders.
Hours after the announcement that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had died Friday evening, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared that if President Trump made a nomination, as he is expected to, McConnell would bring it up in the Senate, where Republicans have a 53-47 majority.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87: Obama, Bush, Clinton and others pay tribute to Supreme Court justice
Tributes and remembrances poured in across Washington on Friday night for the iconic liberal justice and champion for women's rights who died of complications from pancreatic cancer at 87.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

McConnell vows to move forward with replacing Ginsburg, but does he have the votes?
Mitch McConnell vowed to hold a vote on a replacement for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, but the most important question is whether he has the votes to confirm a Supreme Court Justice only six weeks before the presidential election. 

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Trump says he was 'saddened' to hear news of Ginsburg's death
In an extraordinary moment following his rally in Minnesota on Friday night, the president appeared to be caught off guard when a reporter informed him of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Trump, caught off guard by news of Ginsburg's death, says he was 'saddened'
In an extraordinary moment following his rally in Minnesota on Friday night, the president appeared to be caught off guard when a reporter informed him of the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

PHOTOS: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — A look back
Appointed to the high court in 1993 by then President Bill Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg quickly became one of the most respected justices in history, one whose intelligence, incisive opinions and dissents on an increasingly conservative court made her a liberal and feminist icon.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the liberal justice who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 1999, died Friday, the court announced in a statement.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

As Trump courts Black voters, critics see a 'depression campaign'
While the president's team touts its efforts to court a community that Republicans have long ignored, critics describe them as part of a cynical "depression campaign" designed to minimize Black American turnout.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

As Trump courts Black voters, critics see a 'depression strategy'
While the president's team touts its efforts to court a community that Republicans have long ignored, critics describe them as part of a cynical "depression strategy" designed to minimize Black American turnout.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

How Latino voters could swing the presidential election
Joe Biden's support among Latinos is lagging in a few crucial swing states, potentially opening a path for President Trump to pull off another electoral college win.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Court rulings in critical swing states make it easier to vote this November — but may delay results
A Michigan judge ruled Friday that if a mail-in ballot is postmarked by Nov. 2, the day before the election, election officials must count it if it arrives by the end of the day on Nov. 16.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Sources: Russian aggression against U.S. intelligence satellites sparks congressional briefing
Over recent days, officials from the U.S. Space Force and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence briefed congressional committees on an "uptick" in Russian military activity in space targeting U.S. defense and intelligence satellites.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

New Yahoo News/YouGov poll: Only 22% of Americans think the 2020 presidential election will be 'free and fair'
Both Republicans and Democrats harbor grave and growing doubts about whether the upcoming election will accurately reflect the will of the people. 

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

How to vote safely in a pandemic
Voting by mail This year, election and public health experts highly recommend voting by mail.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

The man behind Trump's campaign against 'critical race theory'
The programs Rufo targeted are intended to improve communication, defuse tensions and promote equal opportunities among co-workers of different races and ethnicities, and are analogous, or identical to, similar programs that have been a staple of corporate human relations departments for decades.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 18, 2020

Whose voters are 'hidden' in polling data? 'Shy' Biden voters may actually outnumber Trump's
Just 20 percent of Trump voters with mostly Biden-backing neighbors say those neighbors would be surprised by their support for Trump. Among Biden voters in Trump country, however, that number is 10 points higher (30 percent).

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

More women allege coerced hysterectomies at ICE center
The ICE detention center where alleged forced hysterectomies took place has a checkered history of inmate abuse claims. New victims of the prison gynecologist have come forward.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Inspired by LeBron James, Biden looks to engage Black men on issues — and rapper Jeezy approves
Former Vice President Joe Biden is hoping that barbershop conversations will equate to an increase in voter turnout for the Democratic presidential nominee among Black men in November.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Biden looks to engage Black men on issues — and rapper Jeezy approves
Former Vice President Joe Biden is hoping that barbershop conversations will equate to an increase in voter turnout for the Democratic presidential nominee among Black men in November.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Will Trump refuse to leave office? Woodward says 'anything is possible in Trumpworld'
In a wide-ranging interview on the Yahoo News "Skullduggery" podcast Thursday, Woodward said the president's efforts to undermine the public's confidence in the election could result in his refusal to leave office.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Texas police officer charged in death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman whose killing was captured on video
A Texas police officer was indicted this week in the death of Pamela Turner, a Black woman who was killed outside her apartment more than a year ago.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Russia working to help reelect President Trump, FBI chief says
Russia is mounting "very active efforts" to interfere with the U.S. election to benefit President Trump, FBI Director Christopher Wray told Congress Thursday.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

The secret, troubled history of the military's 'pain ray' weapon
NPR reported Wednesday that a senior military police officer had asked about the possibility of obtaining the nonlethal weapons to use against protesters near the White House in early June.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

As smoke lifts on California's coast, it lingers in Central Valley, where farmworkers have no refuge
Hazardous smoke from wildfires across the West is presenting the latest danger for the men and women who pick America's fruit and vegetable crops.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Woodward says Trump has 'lost his way, not just as a president but as a human being'
In a wide-ranging live interview on the Yahoo News "Skullduggery" podcast Thursday, the "Rage" author said the president does not have the capacity "to assess what's real and what's unreal."

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Measures to control coronavirus have brought flu infections to 'historic lows.' Scientists want to keep it that way.
Lockdowns and protective measures like the widespread wearing of face masks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic have driven influenza infections to record lows, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

AP FACT CHECK: Biden distorts Trump's words on virus 'hoax'
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is presenting a distorted account of President Donald Trump's words on the coronavirus, wrongly suggesting Trump branded the virus a hoax. In fact, Trump pronounced Democratic criticism of his pandemic response a hoax. Biden tweeted a video mashup of Trump's rhetoric on the crisis, sampling the many times the president has underplayed the severity of the pandemic.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 17, 2020

Trump's belief that colleges are 'low risk' may overlook long-term COVID-19 complications
As President Trump continues to insist that college campuses are "low risk" environments for students, doctors and public health experts caution that coronavirus infection may carry long-term effects even for otherwise healthy young adults.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

Trump on COVID vaccine: I know better than the head of CDC
President Trump said CDC Director Robert Redfield "made a mistake" about when a COVID-19 vaccine would be ready.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

How a Pennsylvania law could delay presidential election results for days or even weeks
If Pennsylvania has a repeat performance of its primary, America is in trouble. Election results in Pennsylvania's June 2 primary took weeks to be announced. But state officials told Yahoo News they're confident that results won't take as long to be announced in the fall election.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
San Francisco may soon become the first major American city to lower its voting age to 16. Should the rest of the country follow suit?

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

Scientists protest as Trump picks climate change skeptic for key NOAA post
President Trump has tapped a climate skeptic to help run the federal agency charged with overseeing the government's research on climate change.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

Trump appointees not influencing coronavirus science, CDC chief promises
Testifying before Congress on Wednesday, Dr. Robert Redfield strongly disputed that the CDC's scientific research has been influenced by political appointees attempting to bring those findings in line with President Trump's views.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

CDC chief says masks better at stopping coronavirus than a vaccine
"This face mask is more guaranteed to protect me against COVID than when I take a COVID vaccine," Redfield said, referring to COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus. "if I don't get an immune response, the vaccine's not going to protect me. This face mask will."

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

LIVE: Bob Woodward join Yahoo News' 'Skullduggery' podcast for an in-depth interview about his new Trump book
Tune in here on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

Woodward to join Yahoo News' 'Skullduggery' podcast for an in-depth interview about his new Trump book
Tune in here on Thursday, Sept. 17, at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

Woodward to join Yahoo News' Skullduggery podcast for an in-depth interview about his new Trump book
Tune in here on Thursday, Sept. 17 at 12:30 p.m. ET.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 16, 2020

Woodward joins Yahoo News' 'Skullduggery' podcast for an in-depth interview about his new Trump book
The author and investigative journalist sat down with the Yahoo News "Skullduggery" podcast for a wide-ranging discussion conversation about "Rage," his new book on the Trump presidency.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 15, 2020

Can coronavirus vaccine mistrust be overcome?
A large number of Americans say they won't feel safe taking a vaccine for coronavirus once one is available. Can their lack of trust be fixed or will vaccine skepticism make herd immunity impossible?

Yahoo Politics
Sep 15, 2020

Breonna Taylor's mother reaches $12M settlement, police reform agreement with Louisville
The family of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman who was shot and killed by police in her Louisville, Ky., apartment earlier this year, has settled a wrongful death lawsuit against the city for $12 million that includes an agreement to implement a number of police reforms.

Yahoo Politics
Sep 15, 2020

Wildfire smoke reaches the East Coast — while still smothering the Northwest
For weeks, residents up and down the West Coast have been checking forecasts to find out when the suffocating, hazardous wildfire smoke will shift and allow them to once again open their doors and windows.

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