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Satellite images of Beirut explosion show massive crater at port

Satellite images, obtained by CNN from Planet Labs Inc., show a massive crater at the site of Tuesday’s explosion in Beirut’s port. The images show that nearly every building has either sustained significant damage or has been been destroyed by the blast. If the images above are not displaying properly, click here. Massive grain silos…MORE

Trump campaign sues Nevada over plan to mail ballots to all registered voters

Trump campaign sues Nevada over plan to mail ballots to all registered voters

The Trump campaign filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of Nevada over its plan to send absentee ballots to all active voters this November in a major expansion of mail-in voting in the battleground state. “The RNC has a vital interest in protecting the ability of Republican voters to cast, and Republican candidates to…MORE

Biden clarifies he has not taken cognitive test

Biden clarifies he has not taken cognitive test

The presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden clarified that he has not taken a cognitive test, arguing against his need for one as President Donald Trump continues to attack his mental capabilities. “No, I haven’t taken a test. Why the hell would I take a test?” Biden said during an interview with the National Association of…MORE

Trump said he may deliver convention speech from White House

Trump said he may deliver convention speech from White House

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is considering delivering his Republican National Convention speech from the White House after scrapping his plans to deliver the speech in Charlotte, North Carolina. “Well we are thinking about it. It would be easiest from the standpoint of security,” he said during an interview with “Fox and Friends.”…MORE

Congress stimulus negotiations: Things are finally starting to move

Congress stimulus negotiations: Things are finally starting to move

The negotiators are, at long last, actually negotiating. After seven meetings, totaling more than a dozen hours, the top Democratic and White House negotiators are not just walking through their disagreements, but putting offers on the table, trading proposals and to a small degree, starting to make concessions. They’ve even agreed on a deadline for…MORE

Trump still not grasping the severity of the pandemic, source tells CNN

Trump still not grasping the severity of the pandemic, source tells CNN

President Donald Trump was still struggling to fully grasp the severity of the coronavirus pandemic during a task force meeting in the Oval Office on Tuesday, a source familiar with the meeting told CNN. “He still doesn’t get it,” the source said. “He does not get it.” Trump’s meeting with the task force in the…MORE

Trump trashes Obama’s Lewis eulogy that pressed for voting rights

Trump trashes Obama’s Lewis eulogy that pressed for voting rights

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that former President Barack Obama’s eulogy at John Lewis’ funeral — which at points was aimed at voting rights and the election — was “terrible,” adding that “It showed his anger there that people don’t see.” The President — who did not attend the civil rights’ icon’s funeral and in…MORE