Fenway first: Ballpark becomes voting venue amid pandemic

MLB Oct 18, 2020

Fenway first: Ballpark becomes voting venue amid pandemic

Bostonians who lined up at the nation’s oldest ballpark on Saturday were far more focused on the ballot box than the batter’s box. Hundreds of people cast their votes at Fenway Park, which city officials are using as an alternative to indoor venues during the ...

Biden leads Trump, but can polls be trusted this year?

World / Politics Oct 18, 2020

Biden leads Trump, but can polls be trusted this year?

Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election four years ago brought into question as never before the reliability of opinion polls. Can they be believed this time around? What do the polls say? With 16 days to go before the Nov. 3 election, Democrat ...

Organizers exhort women to vote for change at U.S. rallies

World / Politics Oct 18, 2020

Organizers exhort women to vote for change at U.S. rallies

Thousands of mostly young women in masks rallied Saturday in the nation's capital and other U.S. cities, exhorting voters to oppose President Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in the Nov. 3 elections. The latest of rallies that began with a massive women’s march ...

Kamala Harris aide calls Republican senator’s remarks ‘racist’

World / Politics Oct 17, 2020

Kamala Harris aide calls Republican senator’s remarks ‘racist’

Georgia Sen. David Perdue, the state's senior senator, appeared to intentionally mispronounce fellow Sen. Kamala Harris’ name during a rally for President Donald Trump on Friday, drawing a rebuke from the Democratic vice-presidential nominee’s spokesperson, who denounced the remarks as ”incredibly racist.” "Kamala? Kamala? Kamala-mala-mala? ...

Trump and Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

World / Politics Oct 16, 2020

Trump and Biden go at it — from a distance — in town halls

U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden squared off, in a way, Thursday night, their scuttled second debate replaced by dueling televised town halls that showcased striking differences in temperament, views on racial justice and approaches to the pandemic that has reshaped the ...