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Epstein donations force resignation at international peace organization

Epstein donations force resignation at international peace organization

The president of an international think tank has resigned following revelations that he accepted a loan from accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein and secured $650,000 in donations from foundations linked to Epstein for the peace organization. The International Peace Institute, based across the street from the United Nations, announced that diplomat Terje Rød-Larsen had apologized to…MORE

Where the candidates are right now — and what it tells us

Where the candidates are right now — and what it tells us

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are shadowboxing their way from the Rust Belt to the Sun Belt and back again. The candidates’ travels in the last week of the election tell the story of campaigns focused on specific portions of a massive country as they try to piece together 270 electoral…MORE

Democrats uneasy about higher Republican turnout in important Florida county

Democrats uneasy about higher Republican turnout in important Florida county

Republicans in Florida’s most populous county, Miami-Dade, are turning out to vote at a somewhat higher percentage than Democrats — causing uneasiness among some Democratic operatives. Nearly 63% of the 428,000 registered Republicans in the county have voted so far, whereas about 56% of the county’s 634,000 registered Democrats have voted to date, according to…MORE

Trump counting on final get-out-the-vote push to fuel narrow path to victory

Trump counting on final get-out-the-vote push to fuel narrow path to victory

President Donald Trump and other Republicans are arguing in the final days of the campaign that their superior ground game will make a critical difference on Election Day and allow them to turn out their voters in enough states to reach the 270 electoral votes needed to win. While polls consistently show the President trailing…MORE

San Francisco pauses planned reopening due to increase in Covid-19 cases

San Francisco pauses planned reopening due to increase in Covid-19 cases

Rising Covid-19 cases have put a halt in San Francisco’s reopening plans. The city had been planning to resume reopening on November 3, but Mayor London Breed announced Friday the city would temporarily hit pause. “We are starting to see a slight uptick in the number of hospitalizations, which puts us in a situation where…MORE

Older women voters want to send a message to Trump in November

Older women voters want to send a message to Trump in November

Jane Van Zandt is soaked. Her blue mittens are dripping. Her glasses keep fogging up. Her blue raincoat simply does not seem heavy enough to keep her warm against the bluster of a cold and rainy late October morning in Chester, New Hampshire. Yet, this 78-year-old offers no complaints as she holds her signs and…MORE

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