Trump targets Canada, re-imposing tariffs on aluminum

President Donald Trump says that the United States is reinstating a 10% import tax on Canadian aluminum

Trump Says Biden Opposes Guns, Energy. Also…

President Trump warned Thursday of a radically different future for Americans under a President Joe Biden. "Take away your guns, take away your Second Amendment. No religion, no anything," Trump told supporters at the Cleveland airport. "Hurt the Bible. Hurt God. He’s against God." The president had made a similar...

Second fire damages more homes where Isaias made…

Authorities said a second fire sparked in Ocean Isle Beach on Aug. 6. The community experienced a large fire when Hurricane Isaias made landfall.

Ex-cop's lawyer wants prosecutor dropped from…

An attorney for a fired Minneapolis police officer charged in the death of George Floyd wants the local prosecutor dropped from the case

Students Suspended After Sharing Images of…

Photos from the crowded hallways of a high school in Georgia went viral this week, and now at least two students have been suspended for sharing them, reports BuzzFeed . One is 15-year-old Hannah Watters, who tweeted a photo and video of the hallway traffic at North Paulding High School, along...

Sex abuse claim filed against Girl Scouts

A woman alleging abuse by one of her troop leaders in the 1980s detailed the ordeal in a lawsuit filed against Girl Scouts of the USA, part of a flurry of child sex-abuse cases using a “look back window” for making civil claims against abusers. (August 6)

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Biden draws distinction on Black, Latino…

Democratic presidential Joe Biden has again waded into controversy over how he discusses race and ethnicity, as he compared the relative diversity of the Black and Hispanic populations in the United States

Trump Has Advice for NRA After Big Lawsuit

As its future began to look even more litigious Thursday, President Trump had a suggestion for the National Rifle Association. "I think the NRA should move to Texas and lead a very good and beautiful life," he said. "And I've told them that for a long time." Trump was commenting...

Dark shelf cloud towers over New Jersey during…

This large, ominous shelf cloud hovered over Rio Grande, New Jersey, on Aug. 6 during a severe storm.

California, cities battle over marijuana…

Where can you deliver legal marijuana in California

After Video Yanked, Trump Sees Bias at Facebook…

A day after Twitter and Facebook removed a Trump campaign video from their platforms, the president renewed his accusations of bias at social media companies. In an interview with Geraldo Rivera on Rivera's radio show, Trump said that "of course" he was being censored, reports Bloomberg . “They’re doing anybody, on...

CBP chief: We must secure border from COVID danger

Acting Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection Mark Morgan described efforts of the agency's task during the coronavirus pandemic saying, "illegal immigration, it continues -- putting American lives at risk." (August 6)

Fed's Main Street pandemic support program off to…

The Federal Reserve says its Main Street Lending Program designed to help small and medium-sized companies get through the pandemic has managed to make just eight loans in its first month of operations

Another Governor Tests Positive for COVID

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, and the discovery came just ahead of a planned meeting with President Trump, reports the Columbus Dispatch . The 73-year-old Republican took the test as part of the protocol set up for those who planned to greet Trump at an...

Road washed out by Isaias flooding

This road in Calvert County, Maryland, became impassable after floodwaters from Isaias washed it out on Aug. 6.

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Ex-officer's lawyers say trip didn't break bond…

Lawyers for the former Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Rayshard Brooks say he shouldn't have his bond revoked for traveling to Florida

One Thing Really Ticks Off Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci says he's receiving death threats over the coronavirus that has forced him to get security. He tells Politico he can deal with that, but he uses unusually frank language to discuss one aspect of the "nonsense" that rankles: "When they start hassling your children on the phone...

OH Gov. tests positive for virus before Trump…

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, an early advocate among Republicans of wearing masks and other pandemic precautions, tested positive Thursday for the coronavirus just ahead of a planned meeting with President Donald Trump. (Aug. 6)

Utah protesters face charges with potential life…

Some Black Lives Matter protesters in Utah could face up to life in prison if they’re convicted of splashing red paint and smashing windows during a protest, a potential punishment that stands out among demonstrators arrested around the country and one that critics say doesn’t fit the alleged crime

Cop Showed Off Her Pics at the Worst Time: Report

Looks like a cop really did show off Lauren McCluskey's explicit photos to male co-workers—including on the night she was killed, the Salt Lake Tribune reports. A report released Wednesday finds that Miguel Deras, the University of Utah police officer in charge of her sexual-extortion case , needlessly showed her...

Heat, storms to return to northern US

After a tranquil, fall-like period, it will turn warmer and stormier across the north-central U.S.

Florida governor pushes to reschedule UF-FSU…

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing to get the annual football game between Florida State and the University of Florida rescheduled

Biden's Response to Reporter: 'Are You a Junkie?'

Joe Biden confirmed he has not taken a cognitive test in a testy exchange with a CBS reporter—and it sounds like he definitely doesn't intend to. "Why the hell would I take a test? Come on, man," the 77-year-old said in response to a question from CBS' Errol Barnett...

Coast Guard helps release turtles in Florida Keys

U.S. Coast Guard members helped release two endangered sea turtles off the coast of Florida into the wild on Thursday. The turtles, named Emma and Bubbles, were rescued in June and rehabilitated at the Turtle Hospital in Marathon. (Aug. 6)

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US appeals court denies bid to resurrect Bundy…

A U.S. appeals court refused to resurrect the criminal case against states’ rights figure Cliven Bundy and family members stemming from a 2014 armed standoff with federal agents in Nevada

NYC Is Bringing in Quarantine Checkpoints

Months ago, officials in various parts of the country were worried about infected travelers from New York City spreading the coronavirus. Now, the city is setting up checkpoints to keep potentially infected people out of the Big Apple, where they apparently make up 20% of new coronavirus cases. Mayor Bill...

Isaias spins up tornado along Jersey shore

As Isaias pushed through the mid-Atlantic on Aug. 4, a tornado spun up in Strathmere, New Jersey.