NEW YORK (AP) — Rachel Maddow ended her fact-check mission with a lightning round after President Donald Trump’s nomination acceptance speech — 12 corrections in about a minute. Or, rather, 11 corrections and a prediction. “Joe Biden will not bulldoze the suburbs,” she said. Throughout the GOP convention this week, […]

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: — Seven members of the Kansas State football team have tested positive for COVID-19 in the first outbreak since the Wildcats convened for summer workouts in June. The Wildcats will continue to practice for the season-opener […]

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt has canceled practice for the Volunteers after what he called ”a few more positive tests.” The Volunteers were scheduled to practice Friday. Pruitt had adjusted the schedule for Saturday to allow […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — After spending a pandemic spring and summer tethered almost entirely to his Delaware home, Joe Biden plans to take his presidential campaign to battleground states after Labor Day in his bid to unseat President Donald Trump. No itinerary is set, according to the Democratic nominee’s campaign, but […]

(Bloomberg) — Hedge funds and other short sellers are beginning to set their sights on a U.S. credit-derivatives index with outsized exposure to hotel debt as the pandemic sinks the hospitality industry into distress. The firms are starting to build up wagers against the synthetic index, known as CMBX 9, […]

Credit – Before the pandemic, about 1,000 new patients came to Boston’s Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for treatment consultations each week. When COVID-19 hit Massachusetts this spring, the number of new consultations fell by half and the hospital moved as many appointments as possible online. Now, with daily case counts relatively […]

Photo credit: Staff From Bicycling It’s official. Electric bikes are here to stay, and their popularity is through the roof. Liberated from some of the normal constraints of standard bike design like weight and gearing, e-bike design has exploded; if you can imagine it, someone has built it. From cargo […]

If the lyrics to the Dolly Parton song “9 to 5” could be your autobiography, maybe it’s time to consider some unconventional ways to make money. After all, if you’re “barely gettin’ by,” you’re probably looking for creative ways to earn extra cash about now. Last updated: Aug. 28, 2020 1. […]

Hong Kong police are using the past words and deeds of government critics to bolster investigations under the city’s sweeping new security law, despite the legislation not being retroactive. The law, described by China as a “sword” hanging over the heads of its pro-democracy opponents, was imposed on the financial […]