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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Oct. 31, 2020 2:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Anita Dunn, an adviser to Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential campaign; Jason Miller, an adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” —...

Pat Timmons-Goodson, a Democrat running to represent NC's 8th Congressional District, introduces Jill Biden during a campaign rally for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at Fayetteville State University on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, in Fayetteville, N.C.  North Carolina Republicans will be on defense as Democrats are likely to pick up at least two congressional seats. A race between Timmons-Goodson and Republican Rep. Richard Hudson is one of the the most competitive House races in the state.(Andrew Craft/The Fayetteville Observer via AP)

Republicans on defense in North Carolina congressional races

Oct. 30, 2020 11:34 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A soft-spoken former state Supreme Court justice who’s challenging a four-term incumbent represents one of several U.S. House races in which Democrats are hoping to reshape North Carolina's congressional delegation through redrawn district boundaries, strong candidates and a...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2020, file photo, Adm. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary of Health and Human Services, holds a swab manufactured by Puritan Medical Products as he talks about a new COVID-19 test during a event with President Donald Trump about coronavirus testing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump’s bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government’s top health officials. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

On virus, Trump and health advisers go their separate ways

Oct. 30, 2020 9:25 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-state coronavirus surge in the countdown to Election Day has exposed a clear split between President Donald Trump’s bullish embrace of a return to normalcy and urgent public warnings from the government’s top health officials. It's the opposite of what usually...

President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up after arriving at Pope Army Field for an event with troops at Fort Bragg, Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, in Pope Field, N.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The Latest: Trump meets troops involved in al-Baghdadi raid

Oct. 29, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 9:30 p.m. President Donald Trump quietly met with U.S. Special Forces troops involved in last year’s raid to kill Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Trump flew into Fort Bragg, North Carolina, on Thursday for what...

Mills extends civil emergency declaration amid virus spike

Oct. 29, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Janet Mills on Thursday extended a civil emergency declaration for another 30 days, through Thanksgiving, as concern grows with more than 320 new coronavirus cases reported over the last five days. Virus cases were recorded in 15 of 16 counties over the past 48 hours, and...

This March 27, 2018, provided by the Department of Homeland Security, then-Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and then-Department of Homeland Security chief of staff Miles Taylor, right, meet with Honduran President Juan Hernandez, not pictured, and security ministers from the Northern Triangle countries in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Taylor, a former Trump administration official who penned a scathing anti-Trump op-ed and book under the pen name “Anonymous” made his identify public Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. (Tim Godbee/Department of Homeland Security via AP)

Former DHS official says he wrote 'Anonymous' Trump critique

Oct. 28, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former Trump administration official who penned a scathing anti-Trump op-ed and book under the pen name “Anonymous” revealed himself Wednesday as a former chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security. The official, Miles Taylor, came forward six days before...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks with Mildred Madison, 94, right, on a

The Latest: Winfrey boosts Biden at get-out-the-vote event

Oct. 28, 2020 8:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Joe Biden is getting a boost from Oprah Winfrey in the final days of the presidential campaign. The Democratic nominee made a surprise appearance Wednesday on a virtual get-out-the-vote event hosted by Winfrey that...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Oct. 28, 2020 2:43 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania’s newspapers: State budget surrounded with anxiety Altoona Mirror Oct. 24 The fiscal time bomb challenging the best budget instincts of the Pennsylvania General Assembly keeps getting closer to exploding. The important question that...

Editorial Roundup: North Carolina

Oct. 28, 2020 2:13 PM EDT

Recent editorials from North Carolina newspapers: ___ Oct. 28 The Charlotte Observer and The News & Observer on the rise of coronavirus cases in North Carolina: Scientists and doctors warned it was coming if stronger action wasn’t taken and here it is – another wave of coronavirus cases. And...

A man wearing a face shield as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus walks on a street in Hyderabad, India, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. India reports 36,470 new coronavirus cases, the lowest in more than three months in a continuing downward trend. However, the overall tally neared 8 million, the second in the world behind the U.S. with over 8.7 million positive cases. (AP Photo/Mahesh Kumar A.)

The Latest: India capital has its worst 1-day virus caseload

Oct. 28, 2020 12:32 AM EDT

NEW DELHI — India’s tally of confirmed coronavirus cases is moving closer to 8 million, with 43,893 new cases reported for the latest 24-hour period. The total reported Wednesday includes the highest single-day number of cases for the Indian capital of New Delhi — 4,853. The Health Ministry...