Funnel cakes to go: Drive-thru fair draws…

Organizers say thousands of people turned out for a drive-thru fair in South Carolina

Giuliani on That Borat Scene: 'I Was Tucking In…

Rudy Giuliani says there's a simple explanation to the apparently compromising scene from the new Borat movie in which he appears: "I was tucking in my shirt after taking off the recording equipment," President Trump's lawyer says. The scene, which the New York Times reports is edited, makes it look...

Astronauts return home after space mission

Three astronauts returned to Earth on Oct. 22, landing in Qaraghandy, Kazakhstan, after spending six months aboard the International Space Station.

US jobless claims drop to 787,000, but layoffs…

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 787,000, a sign that job losses may have eased slightly but are still running at historically high levels

Poll Worker Turned Away People in BLM Shirts

Election officials in Tennessee say a poll worker who turned away people in shirts or face masks with the slogans "Black Lives Matter" or "I Can't Breathe" has been fired. Shelby County Election Commission spokeswoman Suzanne Thompson tells CNN that the worker at a Memphis early voting site told people...

Sandra Oh 'Over the Moon' at new animated film

Actor Sandra Oh voices a character in new Netflix animated movie "Over the Moon." She says one of the things that excited her about the film was its diverse "variety of characters that you can see yourself in." (Oct. 22)

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Stressing freedom, vaccine opponents rebranding…

Vaccine opponents have long been undergoing a rebranding effort to shift their messaging toward the promotion of civil liberties

Investigators Share What They Know About Maritime…

After a 13-month effort, investigators say they won't be able to determine the definitive cause of the dive boat fire that killed all 33 passengers and one crew member in September 2019. The National Transportation Safety Board was told at a virtual hearing on Tuesday that though the Conception was...

A winterlike drive during mid-autumn

On Oct. 21, thick snow fell on Florence, Montana, making for lovely scenery and treacherous driving conditions.

Do I need to wear a mask if I’m 6 feet away from…

Experts recommend wearing masks in public and staying at least 6 feet away from others to reduce the risk of a coronavirus infection, but whether you should do both could depend on the situation

University of Michigan Students Told to Shelter…

Campus life will play out in dorm rooms over the next 14 days at the University of Michigan, which is now under a stay-at-home order. University officials announced the two-week mandate on Tuesday, saying social gatherings on campus were "the main cause of recent COVID-19 spread on campus, in the...

Maine race key to flipping control of U.S. Senate

Sara Gideon was leading a local town council less than a decade ago, but the Democrat is tapping anger with President Donald Trump and Sen. Susan Collin's vote for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in her push to oust the Republican. (Oct. 22)

US officials link Iran to emails meant to…

U.S. officials say Iran is behind a flurry of emails sent to Democratic voters in battleground states that appeared to be aimed at intimidating them into voting for President Donald Trump

Army: Guillen Died 'in the Line of Duty'

The family of murdered Ford Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen is entitled to military benefits, according to the US Army , which has classified Guillen's death as occurring "in the line of duty." The 20-year-old soldier disappeared from an armory at the Texas base on April 22. Her family's lawyer has said...

Snow, hail and thunder, oh my!

A resident captured snow, hail and thunder on camera in Bigfork, Montana, on Oct. 21.

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Stocks drift on Wall Street amid not-so-bad…

U.S. stocks are drifting on Thursday as more big companies report profits for the summer that were better than Wall Street feared

Outbreak Spares No Resident at Kansas Nursing Home

Coronavirus has infected every resident of a Kansas nursing home, with deadly results. Ten of the 62 residents of Andbe Home in Norton have died and one is in hospital, reports NBC News . The Norton County Health Department announced the outbreak at the privately owned facility on Monday, saying an...

UN Chief: conflicts must stop to prevent COVID

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is calling for a ceasefire on conflicts around the world to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (Oct. 22)

In video classes teachers parse clues to student…

The shift from in-person to remote learning is giving some teachers unprecedented video access into their students’ homes

Florida Cop Faces Suspension for Trump Mask

A Miami police officer who wore a Trump campaign mask at a voting station will be disciplined, the mayor says. "There were people claiming it was voter intimidation," Mayor Francis Suarez says, per Fox News . "Officers have a responsibility … to protect our residents and they have to do that...

Family rescued after boat capsizes in strong winds

A family was rescued off the coast of Tampa, Florida, on Oct. 19, after their boat capsized in strong winds. No injuries were reported.

Regulators, experts take up thorny vaccine study…

The U.S. regulators who will decide the fate of COVID-19 vaccines are asking outside scientists if their standards are high enough

Grand Jurors in Breonna Taylor Case: Here's Our…

Grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case are telling their side of the story. After a Kentucky judge ruled Tuesday that jurors could come forward to talk about the proceedings publicly, a lawyer representing two of the jurors, who are so far remaining anonymous, released a statement, ABC News reports....

Sandra Oh: 'Killing Eve' not shooting any time…

"Killing Eve" star Sandra Oh says season four of the hit show, following a cat-and-mouse chase between an intelligence officer and globe-trotting assassin, has been delayed indefinitely by the pandemic. (Oct. 22)

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Bad Bunny, Daddy Yankee top Billboard Latin Music…

Bad Bunny and Daddy Yankee triumphed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Wednesday, claiming seven trophies apiece at the pandemic-delayed show

Human Remains Found in Search for 1921 Massacre…

On the second day of a renewed search for victims of the 1921 Tulsa race massacre , officials announced at least one set of human remains has been found. They will be analyzed to determine whether they are from a massacre victim, CNN reports; the Washington Post notes that will happen...

More than 100 killed in flooding as storm eyes…

Parts of Vietnam were underwater on Oct. 20, as severe flooding and landslides continued to plague the country. The area is now bracing for another storm that could hit the region this weekend.