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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.

CEO: Dubai Airport Preps for Possible 'Slow Virus Recovery

By Jon Gambrell | Tuesday Oct 27, 2020
Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, is getting busier. But it's a long way from what it once was amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Self-Driving Shuttle Debuts in High-Traffic Virginia Spot

By Matthew Barakat | Monday Oct 26, 2020
The future of transportation arrived in northern Virginia, looking like a big blue toaster on wheels that seats six and drives itself through the region's notorious traffic.

The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch Lead AMA Nominations with 8 Each

Monday Oct 26, 2020
The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are the leading nominees for this year's American Music Awards with eight apiece.

Virus is Pummeling Europe's Eateries — And Winter is Coming

By Raf Casert | Monday Oct 26, 2020
From Northern Ireland and Italy to the Netherlands and France, governments have shuttered eateries or severely curtailed how they operate.

Out New Mexico Legislator Flees Home After Threats Received

Monday Oct 26, 2020
A state senator says he received anonymous threatening telephone messages after publicly criticizing people for gathering without masks at a political demonstration outside the state Capitol, and that he fears for his safety.

Show Goes on for Olivier Awards, Even with UK Theaters Shut

By Jill Lawless | Monday Oct 26, 2020
Andrew Scott and Ian McKellen were among acting winners as Britain's Laurence Olivier Awards celebrated the best of the London stage in bittersweet fashion Sunday night — most U.K. theaters remain closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Harry Styles Investing in New Music Venue in Manchester

By Hilary Fox | Monday Oct 26, 2020
While most music stars are rescheduling tour dates to 2021, Harry Styles is looking farther ahead and making plans to headline his own arena — one he's putting his money and ideas into.

Democrats Ask Pence to Skip Barrett Vote Over COVID-19 Risk

By Lisa Mascaro | Monday Oct 26, 2020
A deeply torn Senate is set to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, but Democratic leaders are asking Vice President Pence to stay away from presiding over the session due to potential health risks after his aides tested positive for COVID-19.

Biden, Trump Focus on Battleground States in 11th-Hour Pitch

By Zeke Miller and Alexandra Jaffe | Monday Oct 26, 2020
President Donald Trump plans to intensify an already breakneck travel schedule in the final full week of the presidential campaign, overlooking a surge of coronavirus cases in the U.S. and a fresh outbreak in his own White House.

Fear and Anxiety Spike in Virus Hot Spots Across US

By Holly Ramer, Adrian Sainz | Monday Oct 26, 2020
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington currently forecasts that the U.S. COVID-19 death toll could exceed 318,000 by January 1.

How Losing Obamacare Could Cost You

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | Monday Oct 26, 2020
If the Supreme Court throws out the Affordable Care Act, your finances and your future could pay the price.

Early Vote Total Exceeds 2016; GOP Chips at Dems' Advantage

By Nicholas Riccardi and Angeliki Kastanis | Sunday Oct 25, 2020
With nine days before Election Day, more people already have cast ballots in this year's presidential election than voted early or absentee in the 2016 race as the start of in-person early voting in big states led to a surge in turnout in recent days.

Senate Votes to Advance Barrett; Confirmation Expected Mon

By Lisa Mascaro | Sunday Oct 25, 2020
Senate Republicans voted overwhelmingly Sunday to advance Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett toward final confirmation despite Democratic objections, just over a week before the presidential election.

For Transgender Activists, Election Stokes Hopes and Fears

By David Crary | Sunday Oct 25, 2020
Among transgender-rights activists, there's a powerful mix of hope and fear heading toward the Nov. 3 election.

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