The secret to Australia’s success in beating the coronavirus? Being

On Thursday morning, Australian health authorities reported 17 new cases and two deaths in the previous 24 hours — meanwhile, in Britain there were 7,108 cases and 71 deaths — continuing an eight-week decline. It has prompted policymakers to begin loosening strict rules and allowed normal life to resume for most Australians — except that…

Chicago man charged with attempted murder in shooting that police

CLOSE Hundreds of people stole from stores and clashed with police in Chicago after officers shot and injured a man during a confrontation. StoryfulChicago police arrested and charged a man with attempted murder after they say he shot at officers in an incident that prompted looting downtown. Latrell Allen, 20, of Englewood was charged with two felony counts…

Tropical depression forms in the Atlantic, but forecasters say it

CLOSEStory HighlightsIf the system's sustained winds reach 39 mph, it would become Tropical Storm Josephine.However, even if the system does become a named storm, its lifespan might be short.Meanwhile, Hurricane Elida was expected to remain out to sea while starting to weaken later Tuesday.The predicted forecast track of Tropical Depression Eleven. (Photo: National Hurricane Center)A tropical…

Maryland man shot by Secret Service charged with assault on

CLOSE President Donald Trump was abruptly taken out of the Brady Briefing Room on Monday during a daily session with reporters. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – A 51-year-old Maryland man who was shot by a Secret Service officer near the White House on Monday, prompting agents to briefly remove President Donald Trump from a press briefing, is being…

Police, protesters clash as London eyes tighter virus rules

The New York TimesAfter 50 Years, a Suspect Emerges in a Cold Murder CaseRosalie Sanz was a teenager in 1969 when she looked out the window of her family's San Diego home on a dark November night and saw two men in suits. She remembers her mother listening quietly to the detectives telling her that…

NC woman still missing two years after she left baby

Maria Garcia knows exactly how many days have passed since her daughter disappeared. She’s kept count. Sunday marks 854 days without Nancy Troche Garcia, and her mother said she has suffered tremendously through each and every one of them.Nancy was last seen on May 20, 2018, in Asheboro, North Carolina. She was 28 years old…

Michael Flynn’s efforts to force federal judge to dismiss case

CLOSE The DOJ will drop the criminal case against Gen. Michael Flynn for lying to the FBI about contact with a Russian Ambassador. Flynn pleaded guilty. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Michael Flynn's efforts to force an end to the criminal case against him faced a skeptical appeals court Tuesday, as judges questioned whether the presiding judge overstepped his…

Opinion: No joy in canceling Big Ten, Pac-12 seasons, despite

CLOSE SportsPulse: Paul Myerberg and Dan Wolken dissect how college football got to this point and rendered completely helpless to the raging pandemic in America. USA TODAYThe temper tantrums from the adults were something to behold Monday afternoon. Nebraska’s Scott Frost was going to take his football and run to another playground, perhaps to be…

Police throttle Hong Kong protests against Beijing, but anger still

Officers were stationed on virtually every corner of the Causeway Bay shopping district, searching everyone from the young to the elderly. During the course of the afternoon, police cordoned off dozens of people, lined them up against a wall, handcuffed them and marched them away. By 6 p.m., police said they had arrested 69 people,…

Russian opposition leader Navalny directly blames Putin for poisoning

“I have no other versions of the crime. I am not saying this to flatter myself, but on the basis of facts,” Navalny said.The 44-year-old Navalny became ill during an Aug. 20 flight to Moscow from the Siberian city of Tomsk. By the time the plane made an emergency landing in nearby Omsk, Navalny was…
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