Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Oct. 28th: Trump, Biden continue sprint to Election Day; GOP senators grill Big Tech CEOs; Philly braces for more police shooting protests; Hurricane Zeta strikes Bayou State.
NED BARKER: This is "AP News Minute." It's crunch time for President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden, with election day just days away. Trump is stumping for votes in Arizona and Nevada, while Biden held a briefing with public health experts on COVID-19 as cases of the virus surge nationwide.
Senate Republicans grilled the CEOs of Facebook, Twitter, and Google about big tech and anti-conservative bias. With the presidential election looming, Republicans, led by President Donald Trump, have thrown a barrage of grievances at big tech social media platforms.
Philadelphia is bracing for more demonstrations over Monday's fatal police shooting of a black man that triggered two nights of protests, civil unrest, and some store break-ins. Police say the man, Walter Wallace, Jr., ignored orders to drop a knife, while his family said they had called an ambulance to deal with his mental health crisis.
After raking Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Hurricane Zeta intensified and took aim at the Louisiana coast Wednesday. 2020 has been an historically busy hurricane season, and Louisiana has already been hit by two hurricanes and two tropical storms.
Ned Barker, the Associated Press, with "AP News Minute."