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Let it Flow: Trump Administration Eases Showerhead Rules

By Seth Borenstein | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
The Trump Administration wants to change the definition of a showerhead to let more water flow, addressing a pet peeve of the president who complains he isn't getting wet enough.

No Crowd, Plenty of History as Biden Introduces Harris

By Bill Barrow, Alexandra Jaffe and Will Weissert | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris campaigned together for the first time Wednesday.

Radical or Moderate? Trump Paints Democratic Ticket as Both

By Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
An overzealous prosecutor trying to hide her crime-fighting past — who is also weak on crime. The most radical pick for vice president ever — but too moderate to energize the progressive Democratic base.

Trump Lip-Sync Star Sarah Cooper Gets Netflix Special

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Sarah Cooper, whose lip-sync parodies of President Donald Trump are an online sensation, is coming to Netflix with a variety special.

Trump Congratulates QAnon Supporter Greene on Georgia Win

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted support for congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene, a supporter of the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory who's been criticized for racist comments, following her Republican primary victory in Georgia.

Biden, Harris to Make Unusual Campaign Debut in Virus Era

By Bill Barrow and Will Weissert | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday.

Broadway Musical 'Diana' to Bypass Closed Stage for Netflix

By Mark Kennedy | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
The Broadway musical "Diana" isn't waiting for theaters to reopen in New York to offer its show to a live audience — it's going to Netflix.

Media Mogul Sumner Redstone Dies at 97

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Sumner Redstone, who built a media empire from his family's drive-in movie chain, has died. He was 97.

Companies Test Antibody Drugs to to Treat, Prevent COVID-19

By Marilynn Marchione | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.

How it Happened: Inside Biden's Search for a Running Mate

By Julie Pace, David Eggert and Kathleen Ronayne | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Joe Biden's initial list of possible contenders for his running mate was sprawling: roughly 20 governors, senators, congresswomen, mayors and other Democratic stalwarts.

Fox News, Business Cable Channels to Stream Internationally

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
The Fox News and Fox Business channels are going international.

Kanye West Qualifies as Presidential Candidate in Arkansas

Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Rapper Kanye West has qualified to appear on Arkansas' ballot this fall as an independent presidential candidate, Secretary of State John Thurston said Tuesday.

Minnesota's Omar Holds Off Well-Funded Primary Challenger

By Steve Karnowski and Mohamed Ibrahim | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota survived a stiff Democratic primary challenge from a well-funded opponent who tried to make an issue of her national celebrity, the latest in a string of victories by a new generation of emboldened progressive lawmakers.

Kamala Harris' Selection as VP Resonates with Black Women

By Kat Stafford | Wednesday Aug 12, 2020
Kamala Harris' selection is historic in many senses. It also marks the first time an Asian American would be on the presidential ticket. B

Biden Selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as Running Mate

By Alexandra Jaffe and Will Weissert | Tuesday Aug 11, 2020
Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket.

The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma, CNCO to Perform at MTV VMAs

By Mesfin Fekadu | Tuesday Aug 11, 2020
Chart-topping Grammy winners The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are set to perform at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards this month.

Racist Videos Bring Attention to US House Race in Georgia

Tuesday Aug 11, 2020
A Republican criticized for promoting racist videos and supporting the far-right conspiracy theory site QAnon faces a neurosurgeon who campaigned on his experience in a GOP primary runoff for an open U.S. House seat in Georgia.

Appeals Court Rules for Transgender Man in Bathroom Case

By Brendan Farrington | Tuesday Aug 11, 2020
A Florida school district was wrong when it forced a transgender high school student to either use the girls bathroom or a single-stall gender neutral bathroom, a federal appeals court ruled.

Liberty University Names Acting Leader with Falwell on Leave

Tuesday Aug 11, 2020
Liberty University in Virginia announced Monday that its board had chosen an interim president to lead the school days after Jerry Falwell Jr. began an indefinite leave of absence after one of his posts on social media created an uproar.

Money Offered for Info on Former 'Tiger King' Star Husband

By Tamara Lush | Tuesday Aug 11, 2020
The family of a Florida man who disappeared in 1997 and who appeared on the hit TV series "Tiger King," has hired a lawyer and is offering $100,000 in exchange for information to help solve the case.

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