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Dan Scavino, the White House director of social media who sometimes operates President Trump’s Twitter feed, has been promoted to deputy chief of staff for communications, officials said on Tuesday. Mr. Scavino’s appointment was one of a handful announced by the White House as the new chief of staff, Mark Meadows, the fourth person to …

Image copyright Getty Images The future of the northern white rhino is looking bleak. Only two are left in the world – both are female. But scientists have an outlandish plan to save them from extinction. When I went to meet the rhinos in Kenya, they began circling the car. So I was alarmed when …

President Donald Trump is warning without evidence that expanding mail-in voting will increase voter fraud. But several GOP state officials are forging ahead to do just that, undermining one of Trump’s arguments about how elections should be conducted amid the coronavirus outbreak. While Trump has complained that voting by mail was “ripe for fraud,” Republican …

These pronouncements and pledges have turned out, again and again, to be a description of the administration’s aspirational response to the pandemic, not the one doctors, nurses and stricken families are reporting from the front. That is where emergency responders and hospitals are dangerously low on protective gear, and where widespread, rapid testing for the …

Masked Singer host Nick Cannon shocked — shocked! I say — the judges of the Fox reality show Wednesday when he announced that that night’s Super Nine double episode would be his last. As Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg, Nicole Scherzinger, Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke had varying degrees of success trying to look surprised, Cannon suddenly shouted, …

Dr. Deborah Birx, response coordinator for the White House coronavirus task force, speaks during Tuesday’s briefing. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Deborah Birx, response coordinator for the White House coronavirus task force, speaks during Tuesday’s briefing. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The White House coronavirus …

Three West Seattle Crime Watch notes this afternoon: STOLEN WHITE SUBARU: Reported by Becca: Sadly reaching out to report that my car was stolen from our driveway last night. We live in the Gatewood neighborhood on Orchard Street. It is a 2017 white Subaru Crosstrek, WA plate BCW8406. Only thing unique is a yellow paint …

President Trump speaks in the White House’s Rose Garden on Sunday. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images President Trump speaks in the White House’s Rose Garden on Sunday. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Updated at 6:15 p.m. ET President Trump warned Americans on Monday to prepare for more disruption and death as he …

THE PROGNOSIS Former vice president Joe Biden during a virtual press briefing. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg Polling indicates the coronavirus pandemic could make it harder for former vice president Joe Biden to beat President Trump. But Biden’s team is arguing the opposite: That the virus and subsequent economic landslide highlight precisely why Americans should elect the …

Madison (WKOW) — Congressional leaders and the White House have reached a deal on a massive coronavirus relief package. It’s the latest effort to help jolt the struggling economy. Full details have not been released yet, but here’s what we know so far: This is a $2 trillion proposal, one of the most expensive and …