September 19, 2020

Politics

Trump and Biden hit unlikely battleground state of Minnesota

A solidly blue state for the past half century, Minnesota became an unquestioned presidential battleground on Friday as President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought for working-class voters in dueling events that marked the beginning of early voting. Their campaigning was knocked off front pages and broadcasts in the state and nationally Friday

Opinion

Opinion: Trump’s Nobel Nomination — Point/Counterpoint

Point: Trump’s Nobel Nomination Is Richly Deserved Claudia Rosett | InsideSources.com Yes, President Trump deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. He’s just brokered a landmark shift in the Middle East, in which two Arab nations — the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain — have normalized relations with Israel. On Tuesday, Trump hosted a ceremony at the White

International

Under lockdown, Israel faces bitter start of Jewish New Year

[Rosh Hashana started Friday night and runs through the weekend-editor] Eating apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashana is a Jewish tradition to symbolize a sweet start of the New Year. But in Israel, bitterness prevails on the eve of the holiday as the country faces a second nationwide lockdown to stem a raging coronavirus

COVID-19

As schools reopen, Arizona confronts high rates of COVID-19 in youth

Arizona has one of the highest rates of COVID-19 in young people in the nation – driven in part, experts say, by a large population of children of color, who are more likely to have underlying health conditions that make them susceptible to the disease. As of Sept. 10, youth made up 10% of cumulative

State

BREAKING: Support for Prop 207 Drops as Voters Learn More

The latest polling shows the claimed “inevitable” recreational marijuana initiative losing ground as Arizona voters learn of sweeping details buried in the 17-page measure. One poll, cited here, indicates just one-percentage point (1%) separates opposition from support. That is a dramatic shift from the previous polling that asked Arizona voters broadly about marijuana legalization. A second poll also

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