August 21, 2020

Politics

Republicans Say Biden Will Face a ‘Steel Curtain’ in Pennsylvania

The Trump campaign is prepping a targeted, Pennsylvania attack on Joe Biden and Kamala Harris over their opposition to fracking for natural gas. Many political analysts believe Pennsylvania is one of the most-flip states for Democrats if they hope to unseat President Trump. During a call with reporters Wednesday afternoon, Trump Victory marshaled five Pennsylvania

Wildfires

At least 5 people killed in Northern California wildfires

Dozens of wildfires raging throughout Northern California have now claimed at least five lives and threaten tens of thousands of homes, authorities said Thursday. The death of a resident in Solano County, in the northeastern San Francisco Bay Area, was reported Thursday by Sheriff Thomas A. Ferrara, although he didn’t have any additional details. In

Education

When is it safe to open schools? States have varying answers

As schools across the U.S. decide whether to reopen this fall, many are left wondering how to know if it’s safe. Public health experts say virus rates in the community should be low, but there’s little agreement on a specific threshold or even a measurement. The federal government has largely left it to state and

Opinion

Opinion: Rebuilding America’s Supply Chains Can’t Wait

Tesla’s announcement of a new, 2,100-acre gigafactory in Texas has rightly generated a great deal of excitement. In this time of economic crisis, news of 5,000 new jobs assembling the world’s most celebrated electric vehicle is an important step toward strengthening domestic manufacturing. In fact, the move has prompted Elon Musk and others to look further up

Opinion

Llewellyn King: Save Disgusting Social Media From Censorship

I don’t know a lot about social media. I don’t know how it works technically. I don’t know why it is such a force in society. I don’t know why very prominent people like comedian Steve Martin, prognosticator Nate Silver and columnist Tom Friedman, who have plenty of outlets, tweet. I don’t know why people who are great company, need to post on

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