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FILE - In this May 22, 2019 file photo, Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Christopher Krebs testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington.  In a complex intimidation operation, Democratic voters in at least four battleground states including Florida and Pennsylvania have been sent emails purporting to come from the neo-fascist group Proud Boys _ but actually spoofed.  Krebs, says, Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, that voters should not  fall for “sensational and unverified claims,” reminding them that ballot secrecy is guaranteed.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
US: Russian hackers targeting state, local networksRussian hackers have targeted the networks of dozens of state and local governments in the United States in recent days, and have stolen data from at least two servers
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Even Trump Liked This ModeratorPresident Trump slammed Kristen Welker more than once in the lead-up to Thursday's debate, which she moderated. But once she started actually moderating, he ended up being among those giving her positive reviews. "By the way, so far I respect very much the way you’re handling this, I have to...
Newser4 hours ago
Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News listens as President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden participate in the final presidential debate at Belmont University, Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (Jim Bourg/Pool via AP)
Trump, Biden fight over the raging virus, climate and racePresident Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden fought over how to tame the raging coronavirus in Thursday’s final 2020 debate
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2020 file photo Idaho Freedom Foundation President Wayne Hoffman, center, speaks at a protest against a city public health order requiring face masks or social distancing, outside City Hall in Moscow, Idaho. Moments after hearing their regional hospital was overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients and looking at sending people as far away as Seattle for care, members of Idaho's northernmost health department board voted to repeal the local mask mandate. (Geoff Crimmins/The Moscow-Pullman Daily News via AP, File)
Hospitals are full but some parts of Idaho refuse mask rulesMembers of an Idaho health department board have voted to repeal a local mask mandate despite hearing a hospital was overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Nine areas fell short of the 99.9 percent Census completion benchmark as of the end of the Census 2020 count. ;
Census takers fall short of target goal in areas of US From tribal lands in the Southwest to storm-battered Louisiana, the U.S. Census Bureau did not achieve its goal of reaching 99% of households during the 2020 census
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Analysis: Debate is brief interlude of normalcy in 2020 racePresident Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden spent 90 minutes Thursday sparring over their approach to the coronavirus pandemic, the future of the nation’s health insurance system and who is best positioned to de-escalate nuclear tensions with North Korea
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn., with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Biden calls for 'transition' from oil, GOP sees openingDemocrat Joe Biden's remarks that he will transition away from the oil industry in favor of renewable energy sources have drawn quick attention from President Donald Trump
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2020, file photo, people watch a large screen showing President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump during a news report from Chinese state television about Trump testing positive for the coronavirus in Beijing. Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
China hopes for change if Biden wins, but little likelyChinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the Nov. 3 presidential election
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Moderator Kristen Welker of NBC News speaks before the second and final presidential debate Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at Belmont University in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
NBC's Welker sharp in first turn as debate moderatorModerator Kristen Welker, with the help of an offstage mute button, helped give Americans a substantive head-to-head debate over leadership that had been missing during the presidential campaign
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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