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Sign up for the Guardian’s Fight to Vote newsletter In his Wednesday evening address, an increasingly desperate Donald Trump continued his assault on the democratic process by lying about widespread voter fraud. “If you count the legal votes, I easily win. If you count the illegal votes, they can try to steal the election from …

Support this work for $1 a month Anthony C. King, 19, left, was killed after he was unintentionally shot by Jake O. Klocek in Elma in 2016. A recent court ruling allows a lawsuit by King’s parents to proceed against Cabela’s. Contributed photos News Editorial Board We don’t often comment on civil lawsuits while they …

Facebook and Twitter took action against a post from President Trump Tuesday that claimed that COVID-19 is “far less lethal” than the flu. Trump made the tweet and posted the same message to Facebook just hours after arriving back at the White House following a multi-day stay at Walter Reed medical center, where the president …

Russian doctors claimed Monday that they saved the life of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, who has been in a coma following allegations that he was poisoned – and denied there was any official interference in his treatment, according to reports. The doctors at the Siberian hospital where the dissident was first treated before being flown …

Image copyright Science Photo Library Image caption The great crested newt is rare in Europe The prime minister has been accused of inventing an allegation that wildlife rules are holding back house-building. In his recent speech on job creation, Boris Johnson said: “Newt-counting delays are a massive drag on the prosperity of this country.” But …

President Trump’s optimistic assessment that a coronavirus vaccine will be ready by the end of the year just got doused in cold water by a former top vaccine official.  Rick Bright, who directed the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority until his removal last month, urged against rushing the process to develop a vaccine during …

The 12 p.m. Wednesday deadline only applies to certain individuals who were not required to file a 2018 or 2019 tax return but have dependent children under the age of 17 who qualify for the additional $500 stimulus payment. Because some people receiving Social Security, survivor or disability, and Railroad Retirement are not required to …

Taiwan Rejects WHO Claim of Racist Campaign Against Tedros  Bloomberg Taiwan protests WHO leader’s accusations of racist campaign  Washington Post WHO chief claims he was racially targeted by Taiwan  Fox News Taiwan rebuffs accusations it racially attacked WHO chief  Reuters.com Taiwan rejects as ‘groundless’ accusations it attacked WHO chief  Al Jazeera English View Full Coverage on Google News Source link

Going to the loo may never be the same again thanks to scientists who claim to have invented a device that can be fitted on toilets to detect signs of various diseases in stool and urine. The gadget, which fits inside the bowl, uses cameras, test strips and motion sensing technology to analyse the deposits …

If you’re one of millions of Americans who are now working from home instead of the office because of the coronavirus pandemic, count yourself lucky: you aren’t sick and you have a job. Still, both you and your employer may be wondering whether your remote work qualifies for any tax breaks. Have you bought a …