Joe Biden calls climate change the ‘number one issue facing humanity’

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden participates in the final presidential debate against U.S. President Donald Trump at Belmont University on October 22, 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Joe Biden declared climate change the “number one issue facing humanity” and vowed a national transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy that could … Read more

Tensions remain high in Thailand, as protesters’ deadline for leader to step down nears

Protesters attend a rally on October 15, 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thousands of anti-government protesters and students held a demonstration at the Ratchaprasong Intersection in central Bangkok, marking the latest in a string of anti-government protests that began in late July with students and protesters calling for governmental reform. Getty Images Thailand’s government and the … Read more

Final 2020 presidential debate fact check and news coverage

A CNN instant poll of debate watchers finds that 53% of the watchers thought Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden won the final presidential debate. Meanwhile, 39% said Donald Trump emerged a winner. Keep in mind: The poll represents a sample set of debate watchers and is not representative of the country overall. In this set of debate watchers, … Read more

Here are the key moments from the final Trump-Biden presidential debate

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden were hardly cordial in their final debate — but both candidates seem to have taken to heart the largely negative reaction to their vicious first showing. There was less fury and more urgency in the 90-minute debate in Nashville on Thursday night, just 12 days out … Read more

The final Trump-Biden debate has begun 

Win or lose, tonight is President Donald Trump’s final appearance ever on a presidential debate stage.  His methods haven’t changed much since his first time out in a primary debate in 2015 — when he sparred with moderator Megyn Kelly and later made sexist attacks on her. He still enters the sessions relying primarily on … Read more

Uber and Lyft face setback in case to reclassify workers, but it’s far from over

Dara Khosrowshahi, chief executive officer of Uber Technologies Inc., listens during a panel discussion at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. Mark Kauzlarich | Bloomberg | Getty Images Uber and Lyft must comply with a preliminary injunction requiring them to stop classifying drivers as independent contractors pending … Read more

Analysis: Trump just handed Biden a devastating debate attack

Asked by Stahl what would happen if that happened, Trump responded that he has a replacement plan ready to go. “It’s fully developed,” he insisted. “It’s going to be announced very soon, when we see what happens with Obamacare.” (Fact check: There is no plan.) Trump: I’ll protect it. Will be totally protected. Stahl: How?  … Read more

Trump campaign ad about America’s comeback features footage from Russia and Slovenia

U.S. President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One as he arrives at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona, October 19, 2020. Carlos Barria | Reuters President Donald Trump’s campaign used stock footage from Russia and Slovenia in a digital ad intended to convince voters that America is bouncing back from the coronavirus … Read more