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 2020-08-05 18:46 

AP

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Shirley Ann Grau dies at 91...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Shirley Ann Grau, a Pulitzer Prize-winning fiction writer whose stories and novels told of both the dark secrets and the beauty of the Deep South, has died. She was......

 2020-08-05 18:38 

UPI

U.S., Canada, France, Denmark prepare for Arctic military exercise...

The U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Hudner joined Canadian, French and Danish forces for an Arctic training mission, the Navy announced....

 2020-08-05 18:36 

UPI

Cheap, fast breast cancer test 100% accurate, study finds...

Researchers have developed a rapid and affordable test for breast cancer designed for use in developing regions, where patients often face long wait times for a diagnosis, negatively impacting their prognosis....

 2020-08-05 18:33 

UPI

Watch: Loose dog rescued from I-94 in Chicago...

A dog spotted running loose in traffic on a Chicago highway was rescued by police with the help of concerned witnesses....

 2020-08-05 18:32 

AP

Review: A superb Rylance lifts up languorous 'Barbarians'...

Watching Mark Rylance play a man of basic decency getting swallowed up by an evil world — and a sadistic Johnny Depp — in "Waiting for the Barbarians," I absent-mindedly jotted down in my notes:......

 2020-08-05 18:30 

UPI

New York City 'checkpoints' to enforce COVID-19 travel restrictions...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday announced plans to implement checkpoints across the city to enforce restrictions on travelers from dozens of states experiencing a spike in COVID-19 cases....

 2020-08-05 18:29 

Reuters Canada

Exclusive: 16 Republican senators back new payroll assistance to U.S. airlines - letter...

A group of 16 Senate Republicans on Wednesday backed extending a $25 billion payroll assistance program for U.S. airlines who have warned they may be forced to cut tens of thousands of jobs after Sept. 30 without government action, according to a letter s...

 2020-08-05 18:28 

UPI

Watch: Taemin films '2 Kids' music video in behind-the-scenes look...

K-pop star Taemin shared footage from his "2 Kids: Never Gonna Dance Again: Prologue" music video shoot....

 2020-08-05 18:27 

UPI

At least 135 dead after Beirut explosions; 300,000 Lebanese homeless...

Authorities in Beirut have increased the death count from the devastating explosions on Tuesday to at least 135, while one official said Wednesday it could cost Lebanon's capital about $5 billion to recover....

 2020-08-05 18:24 

AP

Chicago police charge suspect in slaying of 10-year-old girl...

CHICAGO (AP) — The suspected driver of a car from which a 10-year-old girl was shot and killed as she watched television in her grandmother's Chicago home has been charged with first-degree......

 2020-08-05 18:23 

AP

Not easy eating green: Herbivores most at extinction risk...

Although scientists often worry most about the loss of the world's predators, a comprehensive new study finds that plant-eating herbivores are the animals most at risk of extinction.About......

 2020-08-05 18:20 

UPI

Citing COVID-19 toll, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer declares racism a public health crisis...

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday declared racism a public health crisis, citing the disproportionate toll the coronavirus pandemic has taken on the state's minority communities....

 2020-08-05 18:17 

AP

ComEd pleads not guilty in alleged influence-peddling scheme...

CHICAGO (AP) — Energy utility ComEd pleaded not guilty to bribery at an arraignment Wednesday despite previously admitting wrongdoing in an influence-peddling scheme that threatens to ensnare......

 2020-08-05 18:14 

AP

Book Review: Deceit and desire await in White's new novel...

"A Saint from Texas," Edmund White (Bloomsbury Publishing)There is a lot to appreciate in Edmund White's "A Saint from Texas:" the artful prose, the vivid storytelling, the darkly whimsical......

 2020-08-05 18:11 

UPI

Long-lost twin brothers reunite after 43 years in Vietnam...

A pair of long lost twin brothers were reunited in Vietnam after being adopted by different families 43 years earlier....

 2020-08-05 18:08 

UPI

Survey: Most Americans approve of Supreme Court's job performance...

The U.S. Supreme Court's approval rating has reached its highest mark in a decade, improving to 58%, according to a new Gallup poll released Wednesday....

 2020-08-05 18:04 

AP

Trump to laud Arizona as success of virus 'embers' strategy...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to host Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey at the White House on Wednesday, as he points to the state as a model for the nation for addressing "embers" of the......

 2020-08-05 18:04 

UPI

Issa Rae to produce HBO's 'Seen & Heard' documentary about Black TV...

"Insecure" star Issa Rae will produce "Seen & Heard," a documentary celebrating Black TV and voices in entertainment....

 2020-08-05 18:00 

Reuters

[ World ]

White House, congressional Democrats talk coronavirus, Postal budget woes...

Top Democrats in the U.S. Congress and White House officials added a new thread to negotiations on a new round of coronavirus relief on Wednesday, with a briefing on how the budget-strapped Postal Service was coping with election-related demands....

 2020-08-05 17:57 

Reuters

UPDATE 1-White House, congressional Democrats talk coronavirus, Postal budget woes...
 2020-08-05 17:57 

Reuters

'Made in Italy' film becomes healing process for Liam Neeson and son...

Eleven years after the sudden death of actress Natasha Richardson, her husband Liam Neeson and their son have found renewed healing in their first film together, "Made in Italy."'...

 2020-08-05 17:54 

Reuters

Nigerian's first lesbian love story goes online to beat film censors...

LAGOS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Two naked women lie in bed, stroking each other's hair and talking about coming out to their parents in Nigeria, where they could be jailed for 14 years for having a lesbian relationship.'...

 2020-08-05 17:54 

Reuters

Dazed and wounded, Lebanese emerge from massive blast angry at rulers...

Walid Assi was cooking at a Beirut pizza joint on Tuesday night when a huge blast wave pushed him down. The ground beneath him shook. He saw a flash of white. The roof caved in.'...

 2020-08-05 17:53 

Reuters

Israeli square bathed in Lebanese colors in rare show of support over Beirut blast...

The red, white and cedar green of the Lebanese flag were lit up over a Tel Aviv square on Wednesday in a rare show of Israeli solidarity with Beirut as it reels from a devastating explosion.'...

 2020-08-05 17:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 7-J-League Cup Results...

Aug 5 (OPTA) - Results and fixtures for the J-League Cup on Wednesday (start times are JST) Group Stage -------------------------------------------------------- Shimizu S-Pulse (0) 0 Nagoya Grampus (1) 3 Kashima Antlers (0) 2 Kawasaki Frontale (1) 3 Cerez...

 2020-08-05 17:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 7-J-League Cup Summaries...

Aug 5 (OPTA) - Summaries for the J-League Cup on Wednesday (start times are JST) Group Stage ................................................................. Shimizu S-Pulse (0) 0 Yellow card: Jnior Dutra 46, Kanai 60, Okui 72 Subs used: Kawai 46 (Suzuki...

 2020-08-05 17:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Fauci doesn't think U.S. will have to go back into "shutdown mode"...

Top U.S. infectious disease official Anthony Fauci said on Wednesday that he doesn't think the United States will have to go back into...

 2020-08-05 17:53 

Reuters

Fauci doesn't think U.S. will have to go back into "shutdown mode"...
 2020-08-05 17:52 

Reuters

[ UK ]

U.S. Open cuts winners' prize money...

U.S. Open singles winners will receive $850,000 less prize money this year, the United States Tennis Association said on Wednesday, with first-round prize money increasing....

 2020-08-05 17:50 

Reuters

[ UK ]

UPDATE 3-A-League Standings...

Aug 5 (OPTA) - Standings for the A-League on Thursday P W D L F A Pts 1 Sydney 23 16 3 4 46 21 51 2 Melbourne City 24 13 4 7 44 34 43 3 Wellington 25 12 5 8 38 30 41 4 Brisbane 25 11 6 8 28 27 39 5 Perth 24 10 7 7 43 30 37 6 Adelaide Utd 24 11 1 12 41 46 ...

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