Insight from former White House Senior Medical adviser Dr. Saralyn Mark.
Insight from former White House Senior Medical adviser Dr. Saralyn Mark.
Near the end of a week in which he begged supporters to donate money to his campaign for a second time, embattled Senator Lindsey Graham took to the debate stage on Saturday to face his opponent in the race to represent South Carolina in the Senate. Senator Graham is tied with Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison at 48 per cent each, according to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, in a race that has become unexpectedly competitive and could play a role in flipping control of the Senate. Mr Harrison has seen a surge in donations since the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the incumbent Graham's u-turn on his previous pledge to not fill a Supreme Court vacancy in an election year.
After President Trump's positive coronavirus test, his coronavirus task force adviser Dr. Scott Atlas predicted he'd make a "complete, full and rapid recovery." Chris Wallace is skeptical. Atlas is on the task force despite specializing in radiology, not public health.
India's federal police will investigate the alleged gang rape of a young woman in northern Uttar Pradesh state whose death sparked nationwide protests, the local government said in a statement on Saturday. The 19-year-old Dalit woman died of her injuries earlier this week, triggering protests by both opposition political parties and the public in New Delhi and elsewhere against atrocities against a community often ostracized under India's centuries-old caste system. India is one of the world's most dangerous places for women, with a rape occurring on average every 15 minutes based on federal data.
Investigative reporter and CBS News consultant Morgan Loew has covered this story since the beginning. Morgan Loew: What happened to those kids is … is horrendous. Morgan Loew: In 30 years, I've never covered a story quite like this.
The man's neighbor then came out of her home carrying a sword and claiming Mata was an abductor, reports said. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A seventh-grade history teacher, who is Latino, was stunned when police in Torrance, California arrived at his home and asked the identity of the white baby that he was holding moments earlier, he told the Los Angeles Times.
A masked President Donald Trump walked across the White House lawn, gave a thumbs up to onlookers, and boarded a helicopter for Walter Reed Medical Center on Friday evening. Earlier that day, Trump and First Lady Melania Trump had announced they tested positive for the coronavirus. The president had also developed a fever, cough, congestion, and fatigue by the time he was admitted to the hospital, aides told The New York Times.
France reported nearly 17,000 new confirmed coronavirus infections on Saturday, about 5,000 more than on the previous day, setting a new daily record. The number of infections rose by 16,972 to a total of 606,625 cases, the health ministry said, more than the previous record of 16,096 registered last week. There were 4,087 new cases of people being hospitalised over the last seven days, including 849 in intensive care units.
A 35-year-old Arkansas shot two people with a firearm last year after they arrived at his home with the wrong fast food order, KTHV reported. Andra Crockett, Blytheville, Arkansas resident, shot 37-year-old Priscilla Aldridge and his own brother Kevin Thomas for the incorrect food order on March 5, 2019, Newsweek reported. According to FOX13, a neighbor heard Crocket say, "B----, you know I don't like mayonnaise on my hamburger."
President Donald Trump arrived too late in Cleveland on Tuesday to get a COVID-19 test ahead of the debate, according to Chris Wallace, the event's moderator. Instead, the Fox News star revealed, there was an “honor system” for the two campaigns to have arrived having already tested negative. Wallace dropped that news while being interviewed Friday afternoon by fellow Fox anchor Bill Hemmer, who had also been in Cleveland for the first Trump-Biden showdown.
The season 46 premiere of "Saturday Night Live" included a sketch about giving Drew Barrymore, played by Chloe Fineman, her own talk show following the controversy surrounding "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." "After seeing what went down with Ellen, we took a hard turn in the other direction," the narrator says in the sketch. Fineman's Barrymore continues to describe herself as a "boho free spirit mommy mother movie star."
Lebanon has called on Interpol to issue arrest warrants for the Russian captain and owner of the ship responsible for bringing the explosive material that detonated at Beirut's main port in August. Nearly 200 people were killed as a result of the blast, which also devastated much of the city. State media reported on Thursday that the requests had been made for the men, without naming them.
Michael Shank's race team will be expanding again next season. On Friday, the co-owner of Meyer Shank Racing announced Liberty Media has made an investment in the Ohio-based team, which will help fund its IndyCar operations as well as its recently announced multi-year program with the Acura DPi series. “We have worked to build our IMSA and IndyCar racing programs step by step and this is another big progression for our organization to have Liberty Media make an equity investment in MSR,” Shank said.
President Donald Trump's aides fear that his coronavirus diagnosis could harm his reelection chances, The New York Times reported. Trump spent months ignoring coronavirus guidelines and downplaying the disease, something Republican strategists are worried voters will hold against Trump while he is in hospital. President Donald Trump's aides fear that voters could hold his COVID-19 diagnosis against him, and are concerned that it will lead to more in-depth questioning of his response to the pandemic, The New York Times reported.
The South Carolina senator recently called Proud Boys a 'racist organization,' however, photo shows him smiling with a known leader of the white nationalist group. Just days after President Donald Trump appeared to support the white supremacist group, Proud Boys, during Tuesday night's presidential debate — only to later disavow them after mounting pressure — a photograph has recently surfaced showing Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) with a member and organizer of the organization. The photo, which has made its rounds on Twitter, shows Graham smiling for a photo-op with Joe Biggs, a known member and organizer of Proud Boys, which has been classified as a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center.
Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin has lashed out at Melania Trump over her taped comments regarding the separation of children from their parents at the southern border. The attack came on Friday after Ms Trump expressed gratitude for well wishes she has received since the announcement of her positive coronavirus diagnosis on Friday. Ms Rubin, who describes herself as a “never Trump, pro democracy opinion writer", responded with a scathing comment: “You may not give a f*** about children but decent people care about one another.”
A letter signed by 1,513 Rhodes College alums challenges Amy Coney Barrett's nomination in a letter, arguing that her record does not reflect the values of the school she and the alums attended. "We believe both her record and the process that has produced her nomination are diametrically opposed to the values of truth, loyalty, and service that we learned at Rhodes," the letter said. The alumni also argued in the letter that Barrett might vote to gut or "seriously curtail" Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that said abortions are constitutionally supported.
Editor's Note: This story has been updated to reflect that Sen. Ron Johnson was still awaiting the results of his COVID-19 test when he attended the Oktoberfest. U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson attended an Oktoberfest fundraising dinner on Friday evening while he was awaiting the test results that would show he was infected with COVID-19. The Wisconsin Republican chose to attend the bash even though he knew that President Trump and many of his inner circle had tested positive for the coronavirus.
In the four-minute video, Trump says he “wasn't feeling so well” when he was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday after testing positive for the coronavirus. But he says that “I feel much better now” and that “We're working hard to get me all the way back. Trump sounds a little raspy in the video, but he appears to be in good spirits as he says he's fighting for the millions of people who have had the virus across the world.
President Trump is being treated for the coronavirus at Walter Reed Medical Center after announcing his diagnosis on Friday. Trump received an IV infusion of the antiviral drug remdesivir on Friday. A White House official told CBS News that Trump also received an experimental antibody cocktail on Thursday evening, but Trump's medical team has suggested that he received the drug either earlier or later than that.
Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has tested positive for COVID-19. Christie, who helped Trump with debate prep with week, tweeted his diagnosis on Saturday. Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has tested positive for the coronavirus, he tweeted on Saturday morning.