Republicans See Bright Spot in Voter Registration Push

Norristown, PA (AP) The Republican Party has cut into Democrats’ advantage in voter registration tallies across some critical presidential battleground states, a fact they point to as evidence of steady — and overlooked — enthusiasm for President Donald Trump and his party. Even as Trump trails in national polls and struggles with fundraising, Republicans see…

Trump, Biden Go At It — From A Distance — In Town Halls

Washington D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden showed striking differences in temperament, views on racial justice and approaches to the pandemic that has reshaped the nation in dueling televised town halls. They squared off, in a way, Thursday night, their scuttled second debate replaced by the separate events. Trump was defensive…

Two Men in Custody in Connection with St. Louis Place Homicide

St. Louis, MO (KTRS) 2 men are in custody in connection with Monday’s homicide in the city’s St. Louis Place neighborhood. St. Louis Police say that 43-year-old Dexter Wiggley and 42-year-old Cortez Eastwood were arrested Thursday and charged with 1st degree murder, armed criminal action, and unlawful possession of a firearm. The incident occurred in…

China Fires 2 Health Officials Following New Virus Outbreak

Beijing, China (AP) — A hospital president and the director of the health commission in the northern Chinese city of Qingdao have been fired after China’s latest coronavirus outbreak. A brief notice on the Qingdao city government’s official microblog says the the two people were placed under further investigation. No other details were given. Authorities…