Politics 2020-03-06T03:44:43Z
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People left thank you notes next to Elizabeth Warren's photo at Harvard Law School where she was a tenured professor

Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts announced she was suspending her presidential campaign on Thursday after trailing in primaries in 18 states.
News 2020-03-06T03:12:00Z
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California, Maryland, and Washington state have declared a state of emergency to fight coronavirus — here's what it means

California has confirmed 61 coronavirus cases, including one death, while Washington state has confirmed over 70 cases and 11 deaths.
Politics 2020-03-05T23:33:24Z
Democratic presidential candidates former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif. shake hands Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, after a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston.

Who Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders might be considering for VP picks

Both candidates should look to someone younger who can cover the limitations of the nominee, political scientists and operatives told Insider.
Politics 2020-03-05T22:44:39Z

Trump and Mike Bloomberg are trolling each other with clips from 'Star Wars' and 'Spaceballs'

Since Bloomberg's exit from the presidential race, his attacks on Trump — and vice-versa — have had a sci-fi theme.
Tech 2020-03-05T22:27:15Z

Musician Grimes says tech billionaire Elon Musk's goals are very similar to Bernie Sanders' and that he's 'tangibly, visibly' solving the world's problems

Grimes said that her boyfriend, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, is undeniably making a difference in the world — just like Bernie Sanders.
Politics 2020-03-05T22:10:57Z

Watching Elizabeth Warren lose has been a very specific kind of hell for the women who supported her

"It's really infuriating to see a woman who is prepared be overlooked for a man who is unprepared. Again," said Warren supporter Charlotte Clymer
Markets 2020-03-05T22:09:00Z

The White House balks at recession fears as coronavirus outbreak hits US economy

Interest rates have been a focus in White House discussions on plans for economic relief amid the outbreak, a senior administration official said.
Politics 2020-03-05T21:35:42Z

Elizabeth Warren's dog Bailey endorses burrito

"Well-behaved dogs seldom make history," one Twitter user wrote in response to Bailey's operation to steal a burrito.
Science 2020-03-05T21:11:02Z

Another senior politician has died of coronavirus in Iran, where 8% of the parliament is infected

Iran has barred government officials from traveling, and parliament has been suspended indefinitely.
Politics 2020-03-05T21:07:32Z

Mike Bloomberg is rehiring hundreds of staffers in 6 swing states to help the Democratic nominee take on Trump in November

Bloomberg's advisers have trained their sights on Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Florida, and North Carolina.
Politics 2020-03-05T20:57:48Z

30% of Democratic voters have no idea who they want to be the 2020 nominee

This shows there are a lot of undecided voters out there, but also underscores how messy things could get moving forward.
Politics 2020-03-05T20:46:05Z

Bernie Sanders admits he's 'not getting young people to vote like I wanted'

The share of the electorate under 30 actually declined this year in a host of Super Tuesday states — a huge loss for Sanders.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-05T20:14:00Z

Meet the self-proclaimed 'billionaire heiress,' bikini enthusiast, and GOP crusader whose dad spied on her date using a controversial facial-recognition app

Andrea Catsimatidis' dad, the billionaire owner of Gristedes, spied on his daughter's date with a controversial app meant to be used by the police.
Science 2020-03-05T19:51:00Z

Washington and New York are forcing health insurers to cut patients' costs for coronavirus testing

The decisions come amid concerns that getting tested for the novel coronavirus may be unaffordable to many.
Politics 2020-03-05T19:49:35Z

Tulsi Gabbard is still in the 2020 race and it's unclear why

Gabbard is about as likely to win the Democratic nomination as Barack Obama is to run for a third term for the presidency.
Politics 2020-03-05T19:43:00Z

Here's everyone who's running for president in 2020, and who has quit the race

Former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard are the three Democrats left standing.

Top Pentagon intelligence official says Pentagon did not do enough to vet foreign military students

"Programs meant to detect and mitigate events such as the Pensacola attack did not cover international military students," the director for defense intelligence said.
Politics 2020-03-05T19:09:52Z

Bernie Sanders condemns his supporters' 'ugly, personal attacks' against Elizabeth Warren after his disappointing Super Tuesday performance

Bernie Sanders' supporters blamed Elizabeth Warren for his lackluster Super Tuesday performance, calling her a "snake" and a "traitor."
Markets 2020-03-05T18:51:29Z

Here are 3 previously unthinkable ideas Elizabeth Warren thrust into the mainstream before ending her 2020 campaign

She thrust the wealth tax, student debt reduction, and universal childcare into the political mainstream with a campaign defined by progressive plans.
Military & Defense 2020-03-05T18:35:54Z

PETA is demanding Marines stop 'swallowing scorpions and guzzling cobra blood' in the jungle

PETA demanded that the Marines end the "crude killing of animals" and suggested they look into "vegan options" when learning to survive in the jungle.
Science 2020-03-05T18:22:00Z

The UK has reported 115 coronavirus cases and 1 death. Here's what we know about how the virus is spreading across Britain.

The UK suffered its first coronavirus-related death after the number of confirmed cases rose to 115. Experts predict an epidemic is now highly likely.
Politics 2020-03-05T17:51:59Z

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Trump needs to 'make sure the science is behind' what he says on coronavirus

Trump has shared a slew of disinformation on the novel coronavirus, including during a Wednesday night interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News.
Politics 2020-03-05T17:47:00Z

Elizabeth Warren drops out of the 2020 presidential race

Warren suffered a devastating loss in her home state of Massachusetts on Super Tuesday to Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Politics 2020-03-05T17:42:17Z

A group photo of all the 2020 female Democratic presidential candidates is going viral now that Elizabeth Warren has dropped out

The photo taken by Annie Leibovitz features Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Amy Klobuchar, Tulsi Gabbard, and Kirsten Gillibrand high-fiving.
News 2020-03-05T17:10:10Z

'He knows what needs to be done:' Hillary Clinton effectively endorsed Joe Biden on Jimmy Fallon

After announcing that she would not formally endorse a candidate, Hillary Clinton appeared on Jimmy Fallon and all but endosed Joe Biden.
Politics 2020-03-05T17:06:53Z

Andrew Yang announces new 'Move Humanity Forward' organization amid speculation that he'll run for NYC mayor

The new project will support "who embrace Universal Basic Income, human-centered capitalism and other aligned policies at every level."
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-05T16:32:00Z
Executive Lifestyle 2020-03-05T16:20:00Z

Elizabeth Warren is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race. Here's how she and her husband made and spend their $12 million fortune.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren was briefly the wealthiest remaining Democratic candidate after Mike Bloomberg withdrew his bid on Wednesday.
Politics 2020-03-05T16:14:57Z

Michigan Gov. Whitmer endorses Biden over Sanders ahead of crucial primary on March 10

Six states hold primaries next Tuesday, March 10, but Michigan has the most delegates, with 125 up for grabs.
Politics 2020-03-05T16:10:00Z

Photos capture how Bernie Sanders went from being a working-class kid in Brooklyn to a top 2020 Democratic presidential candidate

Over several decades, Sen. Bernie Sanders went from being a political gadfly to a pivotal figure who has pushed the Democratic Party leftward.
News 2020-03-05T15:48:33Z

'Whether healthy or sick, please don't lick': Washington state urges voters to avoid licking the envelopes of mail-in ballots amid coronavirus outbreak

People can get infected by coming in contact with a surface — which in this case could be an envelope — that someone with coronavirus has touched.
Politics 2020-03-05T15:26:41Z

China's unprecedentedly drastic response to the coronavirus saved hundreds of thousands of people from catching it, according to a WHO official who went there

The WHO official who led a probe into China's response to the coronavirus said the country has prevented a huge number of Chinese infections.
Politics Contributors 2020-03-05T14:53:00Z

A new migration crisis is unfolding on Europe's borders

A surge of migrants from Syria has led European officials to fear a repeat of the 2015 migrant crisis that stoked tensions among countries there.
Politics 2020-03-05T13:32:00Z

LIVE UPDATES: Joe Biden dominated Super Tuesday, and Mike Bloomberg dropped out — see the full results with live vote counts and breaking news

Super Tuesday is the most important day of the primary calendar, with 16 Democratic presidential primaries and caucuses.
Politics 2020-03-05T11:06:13Z

Trump amped up his war with Fox News by insulting its coverage during a Fox News interview

President Donald Trump made a sudden pivot during a Fox News during interview to attack the channel, calling it "politically correct"
Politics 2020-03-05T09:48:36Z

The UK Parliament could be shut down for 5 months over fears lawmakers will become coronavirus 'super-spreaders'

The UK Parliament could be closed down as experts predict that a coronavirus epidemic in the country is now highly likely.
Politics 2020-03-05T07:11:09Z

Bernie Sanders cut an ad featuring him and Obama after Biden surged on Super Tuesday, and people are confused

Sanders released the ad after Joe Biden, Obama's vice president, surged to victory in most Super Tuesday states.
Politics 2020-03-05T04:38:55Z

Trump argues 3.4% death rate from coronavirus is 'false,' citing a 'hunch' in claiming it's far lower

"Well, I think the 3.4% is really a false number," President Donald Trump argued on Fox News, saying he thought the real number was "way under 1%."
Politics 2020-03-05T02:09:01Z

Trump says Democrats 'must pay a severe price' after Schumer singles out Supreme Court justices in speech

A week prior to Trump's criticism, the president also lambasted two liberal justices and demanded them to recuse themselves.
Politics 2020-03-04T23:10:04Z

Chief Justice John Roberts issues a rare rebuke at Democrats' 'dangerous' and 'threatening statements'

Chief Justice John Roberts said he knew "that criticism comes with the territory" but that Sen. Chuck Schumer remarks were out of line.
Politics 2020-03-04T22:35:25Z

The numbers are clear: Bernie Sanders stands the most to gain by Elizabeth Warren dropping out

Warren will reportedly drop out after a disastrous Super Tuesday. Nearly three-quarters of her supporters would be happy with Sanders as the nominee.
News 2020-03-04T22:27:04Z

'A poll tax': Leading Democrats and civil rights activists slam California and Texas for making some voters wait for hours to vote

Civil rights advocates are furious over the long voting lines in California and Texas on Super Tuesday
News 2020-03-04T22:15:29Z

US medical workers will need 3.5 billion face masks if the coronavirus reaches pandemic status. Right now, the country only has 1% of that number.

Robert Kadlec, assistant secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, mistakenly said the US has 10% of the required inventory.
Politics 2020-03-04T22:10:00Z

LIVE UPDATES: See the full results of the California Democratic primary, a critical event in the race for the nomination

California voters hit the polls to allocate their 415 delegates. No winner has been called. Follow along here for live, up-to-the-minute updates.
Politics 2020-03-04T22:05:38Z

Young black and Latino voters spent hours waiting to vote in Texas and the state can't even say how it will fix the problem before November

One man waited for 7 hours. Advocates linked long lines to the closure of 750 polling places, with one saying it's "just voter suppression."
Opinion 2020-03-04T22:00:10Z

Super Tuesday made it crystal clear: Joe Biden is the Democrats' best option to beat Trump

Joe Biden has a coalition of voters that can not only lock up the Democratic nomination, but also beat Trump in the general election.
Politics 2020-03-04T21:43:45Z

Sanders' last stand against Biden in the 2020 race could be March 17

March 17 could be the make-or-break day for Sen. Bernie Sanders. There will be 577 delegates at stake in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, and Ohio.
Markets 2020-03-04T21:19:05Z

Trump claims investors 'don't like Joe,' even as stocks post huge gains following Biden's Super Tuesday triumph

The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged over 1,000 points following Biden's string of victories on Super Tuesday.
News 2020-03-04T21:02:33Z

Temples, opera, and braids: Photos reveal what China looked like before the Cultural Revolution

During a decade-long Cultural Revolution, Mao Zedong sought to destroy traditional Chinese customs under his Communist Party.
Politics 2020-03-04T20:42:12Z

A Pentagon linguist is accused of giving up the names of US spies to her crush with ties to Iran's Hezbollah militant group

FBI agents found a handwritten note in Arabic stuffed under the linguist's mattress with the names of three US spies, according to an affidavit.
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