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Developer tied to Texas AG says feds tampered with warrants

Developer tied to Texas AG says feds tampered with warrants

DALLAS — On a summer morning last year, FBI agents arrived at the home of a prominent real estate developer in Austin and began scouring the palatial French-style chateau for documents, videos and photographs as part of an investigation that remains

Court: UC can't waffle in phasing out SATs in admissions

SAN FRANCISCO — Student applicants to the University of California can't submit their standardized test scores with their admissions as the system works to phase out the exam requirements, a state appeals court ruled Thursday.
An Election Day role for National Guard? Maybe, but limited

An Election Day role for National Guard? Maybe, but limited

WASHINGTON — Federal laws and long-standing custom generally leave the U.S. military out of the election process.
Malaysian PM's key ally demands early polls in new snag

Malaysian PM's key ally demands early polls in new snag

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — The key ally in Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin's coalition has called for general elections to be held to establish a stable government once the coronavirus pandemic subsides, in a new snag to his fragile hold on p

Australia wildfires probe recommends climate risk forecasts

CANBERRA, Australia — An investigation into Australia’s catastrophic wildfire season on Friday recommended greater efforts to forecast the impacts of climate change on specific parts of the country, warning fire behaviour was becoming more extreme.
As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

WASHINGTON — There are no crowds at Disneyland, still shut down by the coronavirus. Fewer fans attended the World Series this year than at any time in the past century. Big concerts are cancelled . But it's a different story in Trumpland.

Trump officials tout progress on border wall before election

HOUSTON — Top Trump administration officials visited Texas five days before Election Day to announce they have nearly completed 400 miles of U.S.
Portland, Oregon, delays vote to cut $18M more from police

Portland, Oregon, delays vote to cut $18M more from police

PORTLAND, Ore.
Harris target of more misinformation than Pence, data shows

Harris target of more misinformation than Pence, data shows

CHICAGO — Long before Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced her as his running mate, Kamala Harris was the target of widespread online misinformation.

Debris falls from supertall NYC skyscraper; no one injured

NEW YORK — Debris fell from a supertall skyscraper nearing completion in New York City as the top of a crane spun in the wind Thursday evening, but no one was injured, officials said.