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Widower of Scarborough aide asks Twitter to delete baseless Trump claims

The husband of a woman who died accidentally in an office of then-GOP Rep. Joe Scarborough nearly two decades ago is demanding that Twitter remove President Trump’s tweets suggesting Scarborough, now a fierce Trump...

Uber and Lyft Drivers Sue for New York Unemployment Benefits

Doh Ouattara drove for Uber and Lyft from 2016 until mid-March of this year, when he became concerned about the pandemic. With three children under 6 to provide for, he decided to apply for...

Dazzling Midcentury home once owned by Loretta Young sells in Palm Springs

One of Palm Springs’ most striking homes — a Midcentury haunt once owned by late Hollywood star Loretta Young — has sold for $1.15 million after listing late last year.The Oscar winner owned the...

Coronavirus, schools reopening: 1 in 5 teachers may not return: Poll

Susan Page USA TODAYPublished 11:00 AM EDT May 26, 2020Most Americans expect schools to reopen in the fall, but a stunning number of teachers and students may not be there.In an exclusive USA TODAY/Ipsos poll,...

Black man dies in Minneapolis police custody; said he couldn’t breathe

Associated PressPublished 10:37 AM EDT May 26, 2020MINNEAPOLIS – A black man has died in Minneapolis police custody after video shared online from a bystander showed a white officer kneeling on his neck during his arrest...

Amy Cooper on leave, called police on Christian Cooper in Central Park

Ryan W. Miller USA TODAYPublished 10:11 AM EDT May 26, 2020A video of a woman in Central Park calling New York police on a black man who says he asked her to leash her dog...

Coronavirus: Montana school opens with social distancing pool noodles

Skylar Rispens Great Falls TribunePublished 10:07 AM EDT May 26, 2020WILLOW CREEK, Mont. — Teachers at Willow Creek School in Montana wore cloth face masks and held 6-foot-long pool noodles while a handful of students...

Lordstown Motors’ all-electric Endurance will intensify the truck war

Jamie L. LaReau Detroit Free PressPublished 9:38 AM EDT May 26, 2020The next time you might be considering an F-150, Silverado or Ram pickup, Lordstown Motors CEO Steve Burns wants you to know something.“If you’re stuck in...