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Today in History

Oct. 19, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 19, the 293rd day of 2020. There are 73 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 19, 1781, British troops under Gen. Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown, Virginia, as the American Revolution neared its end. On this date: In 1765, the Stamp...

President Donald Trump speaks during an NBC News Town Hall with moderator Savannah Guthrie, at Perez Art Museum Miami, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The Latest: Trump raises $247.8M in Sept., far behind Biden

Oct. 15, 2020 11:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 11:10 p.m. President Donald Trump’s campaign and Republicans raised $247.8 million in September — better than the month before, but still lagging far behind his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, who raised $383...

Medical staff takes a swabs as she tests a boy for COVID-19 at a drive-through at the San Paolo hospital, in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. Coronavirus infections are surging again in the region of northern Italy where the pandemic first took hold in Europe, renewing pressure on hospitals and health care workers. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

Europe, US reel as virus infections surge at record pace

Oct. 15, 2020 5:01 PM EDT

Coronavirus cases around the world have climbed to all-time highs of more than 330,000 per day as the scourge comes storming back across Europe and spreads with renewed speed in the U.S., forcing many places to reimpose tough restrictions eased just months ago. Well after Europe seemed to have largely tamed the...

A man wearing a face mask walks past an outdoor photography exhibition of healthcare workers in Melbourne, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020. The photo essay created by photographer Phoebe Powell is to acknowledge the people working in the Parkville Biomedical Precinct which is home to some of the world's leading medical researchers, clinicians and academics keeping Victoria state safe during the coronavirus pandemic. (James Ross/AAP Image via AP)

The Latest: Australia prioritizes air service to 3 countries

Oct. 14, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s prime minister said on Thursday his government was giving priority to reopening air services to Japan, Singapore and South Korea. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he had discussed reopening air routes with the leaders of all three countries. He described Japan and...

Editorial Roundup: US

Oct. 14, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Oct. 14 The Republican of Springfield, Massachusetts, on how the U.S. Supreme Court ruling cutting the census short could have lasting impacts: When you don’t truly believe that all the people count, it only makes sense not to count all...

Marine relieved of command after deadly California sinking

Oct. 13, 2020 10:12 PM EDT

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) — The leader of a Marine landing team was relieved of command Tuesday after an amphibious assault vehicle sank off the Southern California coast in July, killing nine people, the military announced Tuesday. Lt. Col. Michael J. Regner was relieved of command Tuesday based on...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hold hands on stage after the first presidential debate at Case Western University and Cleveland Clinic, in Cleveland, Ohio, Sept. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

First lady unseen as Trump restarts campaign after COVID-19

Oct. 13, 2020 5:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his wife received their positive COVID-19 tests on the same day. He's already returned to campaigning, but there's been no public sighting yet of the first lady. Melania Trump last provided a health update over a week ago after saying her symptoms were mild, and...

A medical staff takes a swab from a woman as residents line up for the COVID-19 test near the residential area in Qingdao in east China's Shandong province on Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. Authorities in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao said Tuesday that they have completed coronavirus tests on more than 3 million people following the country's first reported local outbreak of the virus in nearly two months. (Chinatopix ia AP)

The Latest: 3 million tested for coronavirus in Chinese city

Oct. 13, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

BEIJING -- Authorities in the eastern Chinese port city of Qingdao say they have completed coronavirus tests on more than 3 million people following the country’s first reported local outbreak of the virus in nearly two months. The city’s health department said Tuesday that no new positive cases had...

Supporters cheer as President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign rally at the Orlando Sanford International Airport Monday, Oct. 12, 2020, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

The Latest: Trump tells Fla. supporters he feels 'powerful'

Oct. 12, 2020 9:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential race (all times local): 7:30 p.m. President Donald Trump has returned to the campaign trail, holding his first rally since he contracted the coronavirus. Trump took the stage Monday in Sanford, Florida, and declared he was in good health, saying he felt...

President Donald Trump removes his face mask to speak from the Blue Room Balcony of the White House to a crowd of supporters, Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump claims he's free of virus, ready for campaign trail

Oct. 11, 2020 4:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday declared he was ready to return to the campaign trail despite unanswered questions about his health on the eve of a Florida rally meant to kick off the stretch run before Election Day. His impending return comes after the White House doctor said he was no...