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  • UN cancels in-person meetings after report of 5 COVID cases October 27, 2020
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations has canceled all in-person meetings this week after a U.N. member nation reported five cases of COVID-19 among its staff. Assembly President Volkan Bozkir initially canceled meetings Tuesday to allow contact tracing, but Secretary-General Antonio Guterres later recommended the longer suspension to assess “the extent of the exposure” […]
  • Chrissy Teigen delivers heartfelt essay on miscarriage October 27, 2020
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chrissy Teigen has written a heartfelt message about the recent loss of her third child with husband John Legend. Teigen delivered a lengthy essay in a Medium post Tuesday. It’s her first public response since she and Legend announced the loss of their son, Jack, in a heart-wrenching social media post […]
  • Both newspapers in Utah’s capital to cease daily publication October 27, 2020
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City will go from two daily printed newspapers to none after both of its major publications cut print days to once a week in moves that could portend more struggles for the country’s newspaper industry. The 170-year-old Deseret News said it will stop publishing daily starting next year […]
  • Biden vows his unity can save country; Trump hits Midwest October 27, 2020
    WARM SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Joe Biden has traveled to the hot springs town where Franklin Delano Roosevelt coped with polio to declare the U.S. is not too politically diseased to overcome its health and economic crises,. He pledged during a campaign stop on Tuesday to be a unifying force who can “restore our soul […]
  • NXIVM guru gets 120 years in prison in sex-slaves case October 27, 2020
    NEW YORK (AP) — A self-improvement guru whose organization, NXIVM, attracted millionaires and actors was sentenced Tuesday to 120 years by a judge upset at claims Keith Raniere turned some followers into sex slaves branded with his initials. The court proceeding in Brooklyn was the culmination of several years of revelations about the organization, which […]
  • Gulf Coast braces, again, for hurricane as Zeta takes aim October 27, 2020
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Gulf Coast residents are steeling themselves for another hurricane. Tropical Storm Zeta emerged from Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula on Tuesday after striking there as a hurricane. It’s predicted to become a hurricane again as it moves through the Gulf. Landfall is expected Wednesday evening south of New Orleans. Officials there are working […]
  • Tennessee school bus carrying children crashes; 2 killed October 27, 2020
    DECATUR, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say two people have died after a school bus carrying children got into a highway crash in Tennessee. Lt. Bill Miller of the Tennessee Highway Patrol said the crash involved a utility service vehicle and happened on state Highway 58 in Meigs County in eastern Tennessee. Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny […]
  • Hy-Vee introducing fully automated cleaning system for shopping carts October 27, 2020
    Since the beginning of the pandemic, Hy-Vee stores regularly cleaned carts throughout the day. The post Hy-Vee introducing fully automated cleaning system for shopping carts appeared first on KTTC.
  • GOP leaders want 3 officials to resign over false ad plot October 27, 2020
    WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A growing number of GOP leaders in Kansas are calling for the resignation of three elected officials who were recorded planning a cover-up of their role in a plot to smear the Democratic mayor of the state’s largest city. The Wichita Eagle reports that the controversy stems from an ad that […]
  • South Dakota medical groups promote masks, countering Noem October 27, 2020
    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s largest medical organizations on Tuesday launched a joint effort to promote mask-wearing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as the state suffers through one of the nation’s worst outbreaks. The move counters Gov. Kristi Noem, who has repeatedly cast doubt on recommendations from the Centers for Disease […]
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