Wednesday's top stories


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Updated Aug 19, 2020 - World

U.S. expected to invoke Iran deal "snapback" on Thursday

Trump campaign requests call with debate commission, Biden campaign

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Updated Aug 19, 2020 - Politics & Policy

What to expect from Kamala Harris and Barack Obama's DNC speeches

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Aug 19, 2020 - Politics & Policy

"It is what it is" becomes DNC catchphrase

America's education workforce needs students at school

Facebook draws a line on QAnon

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Aug 19, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Hillary Clinton: "Vote like our lives and livelihoods are on the line"

Pelosi says postmaster general won't commit to reversing USPS changes

McEnany defends Trump’s Goodyear boycott tweet

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Aug 19, 2020 - Economy

SPACs undergo fast evolution as they outpace traditional IPOs

Cory Booker: Racial wealth gap is the "American wealth gap"

Most Americans think social media platforms censor political viewpoints

Apple becomes first U.S. company worth $2 trillion

GM's electric vehicle business could be worth big money

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Aug 19, 2020 - World

Scoop: Israel raises concerns with U.S. about new Saudi nuclear facility

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Aug 19, 2020 - Technology

Facebook's Portal adds support for Zoom, Webex

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Aug 19, 2020 - Economy

Investors still don't believe the stock market's rally can last

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Aug 19, 2020 - Technology

The tech that made (mostly) virtual conventions a reality

How tech is sidelined at the conventions it's powering

How Jill Biden changes the classroom reopening conversation

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Aug 19, 2020 - Economy

1 in 5 college students don't plan to go back this fall

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Aug 19, 2020 - Economy

How this recession is different

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Aug 19, 2020 - Economy

The triumph of capital over labor

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Aug 19, 2020 - Health

Slower mail could leave patients without prescription drugs they need

Khzir Khan and Matthew Shepard's parents: Biden is America's "compassionate" choice

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Updated Aug 18, 2020 - World

Mali's president resigns after being arrested in military uprising

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Aug 18, 2020 - Science

Gov. Newsom declares statewide emergency as fires scorch California

Colin Powell backs Biden ahead of DNC appearance