India says some progress made in military talks…

The Indian military says senior Indian and Chinese military commanders have agreed to stop a further buildup of troops along their fast-militarizing disputed border in the mountainous Ladakh region where the two Asian giants are locked in a monthslong and bitter standoff

Musk hosts Tesla shareholder 'drive-in'

CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday outlined Tesla's plans to cut electric vehicle battery design and manufacturing costs at an outdoor version of its shareholders meeting as about 240 shareholders watched, sitting in a Tesla Model 3 in the company parking lot.

Report: CIA Believes Putin Is Directing Election…

The CIA believes Russia is once again trying to interfere in the presidential election—with Vladimir Putin personally directing the effort, according to a top-secret assessment distributed to lawmakers. Sources tell the Washington Post that the agency has concluded that Putin is likely directing operations to damage Joe Biden and...

What a gift: Russia offers UN staff free virus…

Russian President Vladimir Putin is offering an unusual gift to mark the U.N.'s 75th anniversary

Downtown Louisville braces for Breonna Taylor…

Louisville police erected security barriers and boarded up windows on Tuesday (September 22) in anticipation of the grand jury's decision in the Breonna Taylor case expected any day.

Trump to UN: Blame China for the 'Plague'

This year's United Nations General Assembly meeting is being held virtually, with leaders delivering pre-recorded messages—and President Trump used his to slam the nation where the pandemic began. "We must hold accountable the nation which unleashed this plague on to the world—China," he said Tuesday, per the BBC...

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China, top global emitter, aims to go…

Chinese President Xi Jinping says his country will aim to stop adding to the global warming problem by 2060

McConnell defends decision to fill Ginsburg's seat

When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked Tuesday about a possible contested election impacting the timeline of a Supreme Court pick, he responded, "all kinds of things could happen."

At 'Perilous Turning Point,' UK Gets Stricter

New coronavirus restrictions are in place across the UK, which is facing "a perilous turning point," Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday. In England, people are asked to again work from home, indoor team sports have been banned, and all bars and restaurants must close by 10pm, reports the BBC...

Iran strikes defiant tone at UN under crushing US…

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has delivered a defiant and fiery speech to the U.N. General Assembly as his nation grapples with the Middle East’s worst coronavirus outbreak and a weakened economy

Romney agrees to vote on Trump's Supreme Court…

[NFA] Republican Senator Mitt Romney said the Senate should move forward with a vote on President Trump's replacement for liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, paving the way for Trump to cement a 6-3 conservative majority on the Supreme Court. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

Rescuers Rush to Save Hundreds of Stranded Whales

At least 90 pilot whales have died in a mass stranding off of Australia, and crews are racing to save another 180 from the same fate. The whales were found Monday at three sites off the west coast of the island state of Tasmania, which also saw the stranding of...

From LA to Oslo, 12 cities pledge to divest from…

Ten cities around the world have joined New York and London in committing to divest from fossil fuels companies as part of efforts to combat climate change

"We need to suppress the virus now" -PM Johnson

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday he had to take further action to halt the spread of COVID-19, but that the economy could continue to move forward despite new restrictions.

Scenes From China's New Propaganda Clip May Look…

A new Hollywood-style video from China's armed forces showing a simulation of an attack on a US military base maybe got a little too Hollywood. Entitled "The god of war H-6K goes on the attack!," the two-minute-plus footage released on Chinese social media by the People's Liberation Army's air force...

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Vatican: Assisted suicide, euthanasia…

The Vatican has reaffirmed its stance that euthanasia and assisted suicide are “intrinsically evil.”

Tik Tok sets lofty goal: 25,000 new U.S. jobs

Even as dealmakers bicker over who will actually own TikTok Global, another question emerged after President Donald Trump agreed over the weekend to keep the wildly popular video-sharing app running in the United States for another week: how can they possibly create 25,000 new jobs in the United States? Fred Katayama reports.

Recuperating Navalny Makes New Demand

Now that he's out of a coma and recovering , Alexei Navalny is back to making demands of Russia: This time, the opposition leader wants his clothes back. "Before they allowed for me to be taken to Germany, they took off all my clothes and sent me completely naked," Navalny wrote...

Turkey, Greece soon to resume talks on resolving…

Turkey and Greece have agreed to resume talks aimed at resolving long-festering disputes, following a weeks-long standoff between the neighbors over maritime boundaries and rights to exploit offshore oil and gas resources

U.S. tops 200,000 coronavirus deaths

The coronavirus has now killed more than 200,000 people in the United States - more than any other country. The U.S. alone accounts for a fifth of global deaths. Jonah Green reports.

BuzzFeed Has Dug Up Damning Bank Documents

The new Panama Papers are out, and they're just as ugly—if not worse. Leaked government documents show that big banks are laundering untold trillions of dollars for shady operators around the world and getting away with it, BuzzFeed reports. JPMorgan Chase and HSBC appear to be among the banks...

Israelis gird for more virus restrictions amid…

Israelis are bracing for more coronavirus restrictions days after the start of a second countrywide lockdown

What is it like at a French COVID testing lab?

France is seeking ways to ease delays in obtaining COVID-19 results amid a demand that has climbed for PCR testing, as the country has reached nearly 1.3 million tests per week.

Canada Comes Up With No-Nose COVID-19 Test

Looks like Canada might just save you from the dreaded nasal swab. Officials in British Columbia say a new COVID-19 test allows school children to "swirl, gargle and spit" a saline solution instead of enduring a swab up the nose, the Guardian reports. "It is one of the first of...

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Bolsonaro to world: Brazil is victim of…

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro has told the United Nations’ virtual meeting of global leaders that his country is being wrongly portrayed as an environmental villain, and defended his administration’s record protecting the Amazon rainforest

Trump calls on U.N. to hold 'China accountable…

U.S. President Donald Trump told the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday it "must hold China accountable for their actions" related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Woman Shooting Snapchat Video Falls Out Into…

A woman gave freeway drivers a little surprise Saturday when she spilled out of a moving car while shooting a Snapchat video—right into the next lane, the Guardian reports. British police said her misadventure began at about 1:30am as she hung out of the front passenger door on...