Trump pressured Georgia elections investigator to ‘find the fraud’ in earlier call: source – National

ATLANTA — While election officials in Georgia were verifying signatures on absentee ballot envelopes in one metro-Atlanta county, U.S. President Donald Trump pressed a lead investigator to “find the fraud” and said it would make the investigator a national hero. The December call, described by a person familiar with it who spoke on the […]

Trump presses Georgia Secretary of State to ‘find’ votes to overturn election defeat – National

U.S. President Donald Trump badgered and pleaded with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory. The conversation Saturday was the latest step in an unprecedented effort by a sitting president to pressure a state […]

California hospitals at capacity brink, some scrambling to find space – National

California hospitals are battling to find beds to house patients amid fears that the exploding coronavirus infection rate will exhaust resources and health care workers. As of Saturday, nearly 17,400 people were hospitalized with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infections — more than double the previous peak reached in July — and a state model […]

U.S. courts find no voter fraud despite cries from Trump’s legal team – National

As they frantically searched for ways to salvage U.S. President Donald Trump‘s failed reelection bid, his campaign pursued a dizzying game of legal hopscotch across six states that centred on the biggest prize of all: Pennsylvania. The strategy may have played well in front of television cameras and on talk radio. But it has […]

Trump considers how to continue fight, find a graceful exit after Biden’s victory – National

U.S. President Donald Trump never admits defeat. But he faces a stark choice now that Democrat Joe Biden has won the White House: Concede graciously for the sake of the nation or don’t — and get evicted anyway. After nearly four tortured days of counting yielded a victory for Biden on Saturday, Trump was […]

Rescuers find 2 young girls alive in collapsed building after Turkey earthquake – National

In scenes that captured Turkey’s emotional roller-coaster after a deadly earthquake, rescue workers dug two girls out alive Monday from the rubble of collapsed apartment buildings three days after the region was jolted by quake that killed scores of people. Onlookers applauded in joy and wept with relief as ambulances carrying the girls rushed […]

California evacuees return home to find devastation after wildfire – National

Nikki and Kevin Conant returned to their home in Northern California wine country Wednesday to find only the charred remains of their home and burned pieces of the wine barrels they used to repurpose into custom-made art and furniture. “It was like a part of me is gone, burned up in the fire. Everything […]