‘Don’t give up on us’: Dan Rather says U.S. is resilient, will move past Trump presidency – National

After a historically divisive election and four years of a Donald Trump presidency marked by chaos and civil unrest, a veteran U.S. journalist has one message for Canada and other allies around the world: don’t give up on America. Dan Rather, anchor of the CBS Evening News from 1981 to 2005, said there’s “no […]

‘We’re suffering and they don’t care’: No border travel exemption for Point Roberts

Residents of Point Roberts, WA. who’ve been landlocked by the Canada-U.S. border since the 49th parallel crossing was closed to non-essential travel in March are frustrated to learn newly eased restrictions don’t apply to them. “We’re suffering and they don’t care,” Point Roberts Chamber of Commerce president Brian Calder told Global News Saturday. “It’s ludicrous… […]

England’s 4-week COVID-19 lockdown to last longer if cases don’t fall: minister – National

A new national lockdown in England may have to last longer than the planned four weeks if coronavirus infection rates don’t fall quickly enough, a senior government minister said Sunday. The lockdown announced Saturday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to run from Thursday until Dec. 2. Johnson says it’s needed to stop hospitals […]

Twitter removes post from Trump coronavirus advisor Scott Atlas claiming masks don’t work – National

Twitter has removed a tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump’s novel coronavirus advisor, Scott Atlas, suggesting wearing masks does not help stem the spread of the virus. In a tweet Saturday morning, Atlas shared an article suggesting face coverings do not help limit the spread of COVID-19. “Masks Work? NO,” he wrote. Read more: […]

‘They don’t care about us’: Black officers break from police unions endorsing Trump – National

Police unions nationwide have largely supported President Donald Trump’s reelection, amid mass demonstrations over police brutality and accusations of systemic racism — but a number of Black law enforcement officers are speaking out against these endorsements, saying their concerns over entering the 2020 political fray were ignored. Trump has touted his support from the […]

Trump’s ‘don’t be afraid’ message after coronavirus treatment is ‘appalling,’ experts say – National

U.S. President Donald Trump told the American people Monday not to worry about the novel coronavirus as he left a top military hospital where he spent days being treated for COVID-19. That message was denounced by health experts and politicians who bemoaned Trump’s dismissal of a virus that has now killed over 210,000 Americans […]

Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis: What we know and don’t know – National

A White House physician’s comments on Sunday about the health of U.S. President Donald Trump amid his coronavirus diagnosis added a new layer of confusion even as the doctor sought to clarify contradictory statements from the day before. Here’s what we know and what we don’t know: Read more: Trump continuing to show improvement […]

‘I don’t want to pay taxes,’ Trump says while disputing NYT report in debate with Biden – National

U.S. President Donald Trump was challenged on reports that he paid hardly any federal taxes in 2016 and 2017 during his first debate with former vice president Joe Biden on Tuesday night. The New York Times has reported that Trump paid only $750 in those two years as he campaigned for and then began […]

Austria corrects Trump’s ‘forest city’ claim: ‘We don’t have exploding trees’ – National

The Austrian government has spoken up to correct U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that people in its country live in “forest cities.” Trump recently cited Austria and other European countries as models of good forest management that U.S. states like California, which has seen devastating wildfires lately, should learn from. Read more: Finland baffled […]