Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters | Posted Oct 26th - 6:50am
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate is expected on Monday to confirm President Donald Trump's nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, as the next justice to the Supreme Court, a move that will tilt the country's highest court further to the right for years to come.
Andrea Shalal and Ernest Scheyder, Reuters | Posted Oct 25th - 9:32pm
Vice President Mike Pence campaigned on Sunday despite a COVID-19 outbreak among his aides and President Donald Trump claimed progress as the United States set records for daily infections, prompting Democratic challenger Joe Biden to accuse Trump of surrendering to the pandemic.
Lawrence Hurley, Reuters | Posted Oct 25th - 5:43pm
The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate on Sunday moved closer toward a final confirmation vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, on Monday, just over a week before Election Day.
Residents remaining in Estes Park, in Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park, were told to evacuate their homes on Saturday as wind gusts fanned the second largest wildfire in state history and the blaze claimed the lives of an elderly couple.
One of two Republican U.S. senators who had opposed the pre-election confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, said on Saturday she would nevertheless vote to confirm Barrett.
Steve Holland and Trevor Hunnicutt, Reuters | Updated Oct 23rd - 7:50pm
President Donald Trump promised supporters in Florida on Friday that the coronavirus pandemic would end soon and accused Democratic rival Joe Biden of overstating the health crisis to scare Americans into voting for him.
Chris Kahn and Jason Lange, Reuters | Posted Oct 22nd - 8:43pm
Early vote counts in the most competitive, battleground states can be particularly misleading this election because of the surge in mail-in or absentee ballots, and the different ways that they are processed.
Utah Sen. Mike Lee praised Judge Amy Coney Barrett as the most impressive judicial nominee he has ever seen and ripped Democrats for their treatment of Republican nominees to the Supreme Court past and present.
Tina Bellon and David Shepardson, Reuters | Updated Oct 22nd - 4:21pm
The U.S. auto safety regulator said on Thursday it was closely watching Tesla Inc's release of a software version intended to allow its cars to drive themselves, saying it stood ready to protect the public against safety risks.
Ernest Scheyder, Reuters | Posted Oct 22nd - 2:33pm
The White House on Thursday released raw footage from U.S. President Donald Trump's contentious interview with "60 Minutes" reporter Lesley Stahl, breaking an agreement to keep the material private until an edited version could air this weekend.
Valerie Volcovici and Jessica Resnick-ault, Reuters | Updated Oct 22nd - 2:14pm
The addition of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, moving it further rightward, could have significant consequences for U.S. climate change policy and complicate the government's ability to regulate pollution, according to legal experts.