Associated Press

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Billy Porter Helps Examine Origins of Gay Rights Movement

By Jocelyn Noveck | Tuesday Oct 20, 2020
Billy Porter narrates "EQUAL," a new docuseries on HBO Max that traces the history of the LGBTQ movement through the Stonewall uprising in 1969.

What Are the Current Treatment Options for COVID-19?

Tuesday Oct 20, 2020
There are several, and which one is best depends on how sick someone is.

Heathrow Airport Offers Rapid Tests for Some Flights

Tuesday Oct 20, 2020
London's Heathrow Airport has launched a rapid coronavirus test service for passengers.

Jeff Bridges Says He has Lymphoma, Cites Good Prognosis

Tuesday Oct 20, 2020
Jeff Bridges says he is being treated for lymphoma and his prognosis is good.

'Running Angry': Trump Attacks Dr. Fauci, Press and Polls

By Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin | Tuesday Oct 20, 2020
An angry President Donald Trump has come out swinging against Dr. Anthony Fauci, the press and polls that show him trailing Democrat Joe Biden in key battleground states in a disjointed closing message two weeks before Election Day.

Netflix Previews 'Ma Rainey' and Boseman's Final Performance

By Jake Coyle | Tuesday Oct 20, 2020
Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe's August Wilson adaptation "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," showcasing Chadwick Boseman's final performance opposite Viola Davis' powerhouse blues singer.

How Trump Plowed Through $1 Billion, Losing Cash Advantage

By Brian Slodysko and Zeke Miller | Tuesday Oct 20, 2020
President Donald Trump's sprawling political operation has raised well over $1 billion since he took the White House in 2017 — and set a lot of it on fire.

Trump Goes After Fauci, Tries to Buck Up His Campaign Team

By Jill Colvin, Will Weissert and Zeke Miller | Monday Oct 19, 2020
President Trump sought to buck up his campaign staffers two weeks from Election Day, dismissing the cautionary coronavirus advice of his scientific experts as well as polling showing him trailing Democratic rival Joe Biden across key battleground states.

Anchorage, Alaska Chooses 1st Woman, Openly Gay Acting Mayor

Monday Oct 19, 2020
Austin Quinn-Davidson will serve as acting mayor of Anchorage starting next Friday after Mayor Ethan Berkowitz's resignation.

Liam Neeson's 'Honest Thief' Notches No. 1 at Box Office

Monday Oct 19, 2020
Liam Neeson's thriller "Honest Thief" stole the top spot at the box office in yet another quiet weekend of moviegoing.

First Lady: 'Self-Serving Adults' Push Rumors About Her

By Darlene Superville | Monday Oct 19, 2020
Melania Trump lashed out Friday at "self-serving adults" for focusing on her falling out with a friend and adviser, writing that the attention paid to "salacious claims" about the broken relationship comes at the expense of her work on behalf of children.

India Holds Digital Fashion Week Amid Pandemic

By Manish Swarup | Monday Oct 19, 2020
Unlike a fashion show, the models aren't swaying on a ramp in real life. They are depending on digital technology to rescue their annual extravaganza from the coronavirus pandemic.

Trump, Biden Go on Offense in States They're Trying to Flip

By Brian Slodysko, Jill Colvin and Will Weissert | Monday Oct 19, 2020
President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden went on offense over the weekend as both campaigned in states they are trying to flip during the Nov. 3 election, just over two weeks away.

Hard Hit by Virus, Airlines Push for Tests Over Quarantines

By David McHugh | Monday Oct 19, 2020
What will it take to get people flying again? One thing airlines believe could help is to have rapid virus tests of all passengers before departure.

Vaccine Storage Demands Could Leave 3B People in Virus Cold

By Lori Hinnant, Sam Mednick | Monday Oct 19, 2020
From factory to syringe, the world's most promising coronavirus vaccine candidates need nonstop sterile refrigeration to work.

World Struggles as Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Pass 40 Million

By Maria Cheng | Monday Oct 19, 2020
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world.

Statue of Former Governor Removed after Policies Criticized

Sunday Oct 18, 2020
A statue of former California Gov. Pete Wilson was removed from a San Diego park after critics said the governor supported laws and policies that hurt immigrants and LGBTQ community members, a newspaper reported.

Rural Midwest Hospitals Struggling to Handle Virus Surge

By Stephen Groves | Sunday Oct 18, 2020
Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn't see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.

Organizers Exhort Women to Vote for Change at US Rallies

By Anita Snow | Sunday Oct 18, 2020
Thousands of mostly young women in masks rallied Saturday in the nation's capital and other U.S. cities, exhorting voters to oppose President Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in the Nov. 3 elections.

Trump Leans into Fear Tactics in Bid to Win Midwest States

By Jill Colvin and Brian Slodysko | Sunday Oct 18, 2020
President Donald Trump leaned into fear tactics Saturday as he accused the left of trying to "destroy the American way of life" in a late reelection pitch to voters in Michigan and Wisconsin.

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