Sunday's top stories

Sheldon Adelson makes nice with Trump

Sheldon Adelson and his wife Sandra at a Trump rally in February

No plane for Biden campaign

Campaign planes
Jonathan Swan
Aug 16, 2020 - Health

Trump eyes new unproven coronavirus "cure"

Illustration of a medicine bottle tipped on its side with oleander flowers spilling out.
Zachary Basu
Aug 16, 2020 - World

Belarus draws largest protest yet as Lukashenko rejects election do-over

Minsk protesters

Poll: 58% of Biden voters say vote is more "against" Trump than "for" Biden

Biden and trump split screen.

Kushner defends COVID response: "We're still below the peak" of 2,500 daily deaths

GOP congressman: Republicans must denounce QAnon now that it's mainstream

Democrats call postmaster general to testify at "urgent" hearing next week


New Jersey governor defends decision to move to universal mail-in voting

Mark Meadows clashes with CNN's Jake Tapper over mail-in voting

Aug 16, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Bernie Sanders demands Congress return to address USPS crisis

USPS inspector general reviewing policy changes by chief Louis DeJoy

A person with a mask on his face.
Barak Ravid
Aug 16, 2020 - World

UAE unblocks direct phone lines with Israel following normalization deal

Tel Aviv city hall
Dave Lawler
Aug 16, 2020 - World

The U.S. is far behind other rich countries in coronavirus response

Far-right groups clash with anti-racism protesters in U.S. cities

The Proud Boys, an alt-right group, faces off against Black Lives Matters protesters using mace and a paint ball gun on August 15, 2020 in downtown Portland, Oregon.
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Aug 16, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Robert Trump, the president's younger brother, dies at 71

Republican president-elect Donald Trump hugs his brother Robert Trump after delivering his acceptance speech at the New York Hilton
Rebecca Falconer
Aug 16, 2020 - World

Belarus president: Putin promises security assistance amid protests

Belarus' President Alexander Lukashenko (L) welcomes his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin prior to the Collective Security Treaty Organisation in 2017
Updated Aug 16, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Pelosi considers recalling House for Postal Service vote

Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is pictured after a television interview in Russell Building on Friday, August 14