Daniel Menaker, award-winning author and editor, dead at 79

NEW YORK (AP) — Daniel Menaker, an award-winning author of fiction and nonfiction and a longtime editor at The New Yorker and Random House who worked with Alice Munro, Salman Rushdie, Colum McCann and...

For moderator Chris Wallace, debate was runaway train

NEW YORK (AP) — For much of the opening presidential debate, moderator Chris Wallace looked like a man trying to stop a runaway train with his bare hands. The contest between Preside...

Angry opening: Trump, Biden lash, interrupt each other

Marked by angry interruptions and bitter accusations, the first debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden erupted in contentious exchanges Tuesday night (Sept. 30) over...

Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises

CLEVELAND (AP) — In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stub...

Viewers' Guide: Trump, Biden meet in Ohio for 1st debate

President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will meet in their first debate Tuesday in a presidential election year marked by extraordinary turmoil. With the election 35 days away ...

Trump, Biden prepare to debate at a time of mounting crises

CLEVELAND (AP) — In an election year like no other, the first debate between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden, could be a pivotal moment in a race that has remained stub...

How Trump, Biden are preparing for first presidential debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of the first debate-stage matchup between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each campaign is promising a stark contrast in policy, personality and...

At town hall, Biden blasts Trump's 'criminal' virus response

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) — Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his administration ...

Biden: 'I hope I don't take the bait' in debate with Trump

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden has said he’d “beat the hell out of” President Donald Trump over his comments about women if they were in high school. But on the debate stage, as opponents for the p...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 8 The Los Angles Times on the wildfires in California, climate change a...

Biden rejects skipping Trump debates, vows to fact check

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden says he won't skip debates with President Donald Trump this fall, vowing he'll use the opportunity to confront his rival and be a “fact chec...

Fox's Chris Wallace gets praise for his interview with Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — As veteran journalists who now teach the craft to college students, Tom Bettag and Frank Sesno both said they will use Chris Wallace's interview with President Donald Trump to show how...

USA Today: Navarro's anti-Fauci column didn't meet standards

NEW YORK (AP) — USA Today says that a column that the newspaper solicited and published from presidential trade adviser Peter Navarro criticizing Dr. Anthony Fauci was misleading and did not meet fact...

Twitter belatedly fact-checks 2 Chinese propaganda tweets from March

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Twitter this week suddenly fact-checked two dated tweets by a Chinese government spokesman, in an apparent response to U.S. President Donald Trump's complaints that hi...

Substitute teaching a challenge in Jimmy Carter's class

Every now and then, Sunday school teacher Kim Fuller makes a point during class and the old man sitting on the front pew raises his eyebrows quizzically. That old man is her uncle, f...