Here are some of today’s top headlines.
President Donald Trump is casting doubt on the integrity of vote counting and warning he will deploy squads of lawyers when polls close on Tuesday, as his latest attempts to tarnish the democratic process deepen a sense of national nervousness hours before Election Day.
The FBI is investigating the alleged harassment of a Joe Biden campaign bus last week by motorists displaying Trump 2020 flags, an FBI spokesperson confirmed Sunday.
President Donald Trump suggested to a Florida crowd he may fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases, after the election.
Johnny Depp has lost his highly publicized libel case against the publisher of Britain’s The Sun newspaper, whose claim that he was an abusive husband sparked a courtroom showdown between the Hollywood star and his ex-wife Amber Heard earlier this year.
Tanzanian police have arrested Freeman Mbowe, the leader of the main opposition party Chadema, according to Tundu Lissu, the party’s candidate in last week’s presidential election.
Airport improvements, easier access to certain (CNN) – destinations, making aviation less destructive ecologically — and a railroad revolution. OK, the way we travel isn’t exactly the burning question that will decide the US election, but a second term of Donald Trump’s presidency or the first term of a Joe Biden administration might have radical differences in the industry’s development — not just in the United States, but globally, too.
Tesla has released an early version of its “full self-driving” software to a small group of Tesla enthusiasts, who appear to be both delighted and alarmed by what they’ve experienced so far.
Since retiring from professional boxing with an unmatched 50-0 record, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has turned his attention to promoting and mentoring the next generation of fighters.
It is not unusual for a footballer to score a hattrick, even on a stage as grand as the Champions League. Although to score three times in 16 minutes is, admittedly, special. That Marcus Rashford achieved such a feat in the same week he, once again, caused turmoil for the UK government is extraordinary.
President Donald Trump suggested Sunday he would fire Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert and a touchstone of scientific wisdom during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, shortly after the election. Trump made the comments to a crowd of supporters in Florida late Sunday, the latest campaign stop in his frantic final push before Election Day.
Federal authorities plan to erect a “non-scalable” fence around the White House perimeter on Monday ahead of potential protests related to Election Day on Tuesday, according to multiple reports. The barrier would be similar to the temporary security barrier installed during the summer amid nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, CNN reported.
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden declared Sunday that President Donald Trump will not “steal” the election amid reports he planned to declare a premature victory on election night if early counts show him ahead, despite a mountain of mail-in votes that may take days or weeks to count.
As President Donald Trump trails in polls before the presidential election on Tuesday, the right-wing media have continued to blast out a fantastical narrative that Trump is the last bulwark between the United States and leftist anarchy. Few places has that message been more clear than on conservative and Christian radio.
“Fox & Friends” went after Lady Gaga Monday for being a vocal supporter of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden shortly after President Donald Trump tweeted about her alleged stance against fracking. Co-hosts Brian Kilmeade and Ainsley Earhardt discussed a video the singer posted over the weekend showing her wearing camouflage and drinking a beer while telling Americans she’s voting for Biden.
It’s tempting to write this story in the form of narrative fiction: “On a frigid early December morning in Washington, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that disputed mail ballots in Pennsylvania-” You know, that kind of thing. But given the stakes in this election, I think it’s important to be prosaic and sober-minded instead.
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Facebook is trying super hard to refute claims of “anti-conservative bias,” reportedly to the extent that it’s undermining the company’s own efforts to promote truth over lies. A new investigation from the Washington Post shows how Facebook avoids penalizing certain high-profile conservative users when they spread misinformation.
Sometimes, artificial intelligence knows more about us than we know about ourselves. And when it comes to diagnosing Covid-19, that could be a pandemic-fighting boon. Researchers from MIT have developed an algorithm they say can differentiate the forced coughs of asymptomatic people who have Covid from those of healthy people.
With a brain-melting presidential election in just a couple of days, let’s take a few minutes to enjoy a more harmless form of failure, courtesy of Roborace. The autonomous racing league broadcasted its Season Beta 1.1 race on Thursday, ideally to showcase the potential of high speed auto races that don’t endanger human drivers.