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California prosecutor: Driver tried to kill Trump protesters

The organizer of a Southern California rally against racism has been charged with attempted murder after driving her car into a crowd of counterprotesters.

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Worldwide grief: Death toll from coronavirus tops 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million.

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Kuwait ruler, longtime diplomat Sheikh Sabah, dies at age 91

Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the ruler of Kuwait who drew on his decades as the oil-rich nation’s top diplomat to push for closer ties to Iraq after the 1990 Gulf War and solutions to other regional crises, has died.

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Worldwide death toll from coronavirus eclipses 1 million

The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus has eclipsed 1 million.

Nation & World

US official: 2020 census to end Oct. 5 despite court order

The U.S. secretary of Commerce says the 2020 census will end Oct. 5, despite a federal judge’s ruling last week that the head count of every U.S. resident should continue through the end of October, according to a tweet posted on the Census Bureau’s website Monday.

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Trump’s court pick meets senators before confirmation fight

Republican senators praised President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, during a day of meetings on Capitol Hill.

Business

California’s wine country residents facing fire fatigue

Thousands of California’s weary wine country residents are confronting yet another devastating wildfire.

National

Liberty disputes reports about Falwell severance payment

Liberty University says it has paid Jerry Falwell Jr. the two years’ base salary owed under his employment contract after his resignation last month.

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Women’s issues at UN: Still ‘too low down on the agenda’

This year’s U.N. General Assembly came as the world body prepared to commemorate a milestone in women’s rights: the 25th anniversary of the Beijing women’s conference that produced a global roadmap for gender equality.

Business

Former ComEd vice president pleads guilty in bribery scheme

A former ComEd vice president has pleaded guilty to his role in what prosecutors say was a bribery conspiracy in which the energy utility sought legislative support from one of Illinois’ most powerful Democrats, House Speaker Michael Madigan.

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Trump facing devastating debt load? Experts say not so fast

President Donald Trump reportedly must pay back more than $300 million in loans over the next four years, raising the possibility his lenders could face an unprecedented situation should he win a second term and not be able to raise the money: foreclosing on the leader of the free world.

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Changing absentee rules leave South Carolina voters confused

Recent federal court rulings over whether South Carolinians need witness signatures on their mail-in ballots this November have left many confused and frustrated as voting registration deadlines approach.

Business

Mississippi coastal city to give employees 4.5% raise

Employees in one Mississippi coastal city are getting a raise beginning Nov. 1.

National Politics

Pennsylvania counties push for changes to mail ballot law

Pennsylvania’s counties are pressing lawmakers and Gov. Tom Wolf to allow them to process mail-in ballots before Election Day in the battleground state as they consider the prospect of waiting until polls open to dig into 3 million envelopes.

National

Lawsuit: Kansas woman posed no danger when deputy killed her

A lawsuit says a Kansas woman who was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy after refusing to pull over was unarmed and posed no danger to him or the public.

National

Pair of endorsements adds more fuel to Georgia Senate race

A pair of new high-profile endorsements are adding fuel to an already contentious special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia.

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Trump, Biden push into crucial first 2020 campaign face-off

With just 35 days until the election, President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, are barreling into their crucial first debate Tuesday night.

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The Latest: Kamala Harris previews Biden’s focus for debate

Kamala Harris says her running mate, Joe Biden, will share his vision for tackling the coronavirus and rebuilding the nation’s economy during his presidential debate against President Donald Trump.

National

Black Appalachians find hope in national reckoning on race

Some Black Appalachians say their history and struggles are finally being recognized more widely in the wake of this year’s nationwide protests against institutional racism.

National Politics

Justice Ginsburg buried at Arlington in private ceremony

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was buried Tuesday in a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Lice infestation linked to girl’s death; parents charged

Investigators say a 12-year-old Georgia girl may have died as an indirect result of a severe lice infestation that may have gone on for years.