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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Erie International Airport Tom Ridge Field in Erie, Pa, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

In debate countdown, Trump holds rally, Biden does prep

Oct. 20, 2020 9:12 PM EDT

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump pushed into arguably the most important state on the electoral map on Tuesday, opting for a rally in Pennsylvania instead of formal debate practice two days ahead of the final presidential debate that may be his last, best chance to alter the trajectory of the 2020...

This Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2020, inmate photo provided by the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections shows Bill Cosby. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections recently updated the 83-year-old Cosby’s mugshot. Cosby was convicted of felony sex assault and is serving a three- to 10-year prison term. (Pennsylvania Department of Corrections via AP)

Bill Cosby, now 83, grins in newly released prison mug shot

Oct. 20, 2020 8:56 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A newly released prison mug shot shows Bill Cosby smiling with a disposable mask hanging off his face. The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections recently updated Cosby’s mug shot, something routinely done to document changes to inmates' appearance as they age. Cosby's new...

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Erie International Airport tom Ridge Field in Erie, Pa, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Citing coronavirus issues, doctors ask Trump to cancel rally

Oct. 20, 2020 8:26 PM EDT

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Dozens of Pennsylvania doctors have called on President Donald Trump to cancel his Erie campaign rally on Tuesday night, citing the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state. A letter signed by more than 75 physicians from around the state said such campaign events endanger public...

Washington Football Team wide receiver Cam Sims (89) catches a pass for a touchdown in front of New York Giants' Logan Ryan (23) during the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Rookie LB Crowder placed on IR days after scoring winning TD

Oct. 20, 2020 6:55 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Two days after scoring a game-winning touchdown in the final minutes, rookie linebacker Tae Crowder was placed on injured reserve with a hamstring injury by the New York Giants. The last player taken in the NFL draft and the current Mr. Irrelevant, Crowder scored on a 43-yard...

House fails to override Wolf's restaurant capacity veto

Oct. 20, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state House narrowly failed Tuesday to override last week's veto by Pennsylvania's governor of a bill that would have let restaurants reopen at full capacity in some circumstances. The override required two-thirds approval to be sent to the Senate, but it failed on a vote of...

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Southern Wisconsin Regional Airport, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Janesville, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's falsehoods on virus, taxes and Bidens

Oct. 20, 2020 6:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Back fully campaigning after COVID-19 sidelined him, President Donald Trump returned to familiar form, spreading a litany of falsehoods. Over the weekend, he asserted yet again the virus was “rounding the corner” when it isn't, misrepresented Democratic rival Joe Biden's...

President Donald Trump waves to members of the press from the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

The Latest: Trump abruptly ends '60 Minutes' interview

Oct. 20, 2020 6:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local) 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly ended an interview with CBS’ “60 Minutes” that is set to air this Sunday. Trump’s interview with Leslie Stahl ended acrimoniously, according to...

In this Oct. 13, 2020, photo, an envelope of a Pennsylvania official mail-in ballot for the 2020 general election in Marple Township, Pa. The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count ballots received up to three days after the election, rejecting a Republican plea. The justices divided 4-4 on Oct. 19, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that allowed election officials to receive and count ballots until Nov. 6, even if they don't have a clear postmark. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

Oct. 20, 2020 5:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will allow Pennsylvania to count mailed-in ballots received up to three days after the Nov. 3 election, rejecting a Republican plea in the presidential battleground state. The justices divided 4-4 on Monday, an outcome that upholds a state Supreme Court ruling that...

Trucks rest in a shipping bay at Midwest Direct, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Cleveland. The printing and mailing of 2.4 million delayed ballots across Ohio and Pennsylvania are all caught up, the vendor responsible for the backlog announced Tuesday. Cleveland-based Midwest Direct said in a statement that extra staff expanded hours and added equipment was required to meet the

Vendor says Ohio, Pennsylvania ballot backlogs caught up

Oct. 20, 2020 5:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The printing and mailing of 2.4 million delayed ballots across Ohio and Pennsylvania is all caught up, the vendor responsible for the backlog announced Tuesday. Cleveland-based Midwest Direct said in a statement that extra staff, expanded hours and added equipment were required to...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones tries to get past Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Robert Spillane (41) during an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, in Pittsburgh. Spillane carved out a roster spot on the Steelers by becoming a special teams ace. He officially has a new title: the replacement for injured linebacker Devin Bush, who is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his left knee. (AP Photo/Justin Berl)

Spillane's shot: Steelers LB primed to replace injured Bush

Oct. 20, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Robert Spillane doesn't have Devin Bush's pedigree. He doesn't have Bush's speed or game experience either. That doesn't mean, however, that Spillane or the rest of the Pittsburgh Steelers believe he can't fill in capably while Bush recovers from the torn ACL in his left knee he sustained...