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Bloomberg's big spending struggles to sway election outcomes

Bloomberg's big spending struggles to sway election outcomes

WASHINGTON — After pouring more than $1.2 billion of his personal fortune into presidential politics this election, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg has little to show for it.
Turkey's COVID-19 deaths returns to April levels

Turkey's COVID-19 deaths returns to April levels

ISTANBUL — Turkish health ministry statistics show 93 people died in one day of COVID-19 amid a surge in infections, bringing the daily death toll to numbers last seen in April.
Oregon, New Mexico order lockdowns as other states resist

Oregon, New Mexico order lockdowns as other states resist

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The governors of Oregon and New Mexico ordered near-lockdowns Friday in the most aggressive response yet to the latest wave of coronavirus infections shattering records across the U.S.
In Georgia, Trump's shadow looms over pair of Senate runoffs

In Georgia, Trump's shadow looms over pair of Senate runoffs

ATLANTA — President Donald Trump won’t be on the ballot in January when Georgia voters settle two Senate runoffs that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. But both Republicans and Democrats are hoping voters forget that.
Wall Street shrugs, stocks rise even as Trump won't concede

Wall Street shrugs, stocks rise even as Trump won't concede

NEW YORK — A huge fear for Wall Street coming into this month was a contested U.S. presidential election, one that could drag the market through more painful uncertainty.
Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM

Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM

MIAMI — Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise while shattering ceilings.
Explosion kills 2 steam pipe workers at veterans hospital

Explosion kills 2 steam pipe workers at veterans hospital

WEST HAVEN, Conn. — Two workers were killed in an explosion Friday while repairing a steam pipe in a maintenance building at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Connecticut, officials said. Alfred Montoya Jr.
UK's 'Yorkshire Ripper' serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies

UK's 'Yorkshire Ripper' serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies

LONDON — The British serial killer known as the “Yorkshire Ripper” died Friday, reviving unsettling memories of a killing spree that bred fear across northern England in the late 1970s. He was 74.
Q&A: Teen 'black-ish' star Miles Brown releases debut album

Q&A: Teen 'black-ish' star Miles Brown releases debut album

LOS ANGELES — Miles Brown says playing Jack Johnson on the hit comedy series “black-ish” inspired him to speak out about equality and social justice through his art.

Michigan governor seeks shutdown of Great Lakes oil pipeline

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer took legal action Friday to shut down a pipeline that carries oil beneath a channel that links two of the Great Lakes.