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Police: 3 Arrests At Right-wing Rally In Portland, Oregon

Police arrested three people at a right-wing rally Saturday afternoon in Portland, Oregon, and authorities say they’re also investigating an assault after one person...

Tiny Airborne Particles May Pose A Big Coronavirus Problem

At a University of Maryland lab, people infected with the new coronavirus take turns sitting in a chair and putting their faces into the...

How It Happened: From Law Professor To High Court In 4 Years

Four years ago, Amy Coney Barrett was a little-known law professor in Indiana. Within weeks, she is likely to be the newest associate justice...

How Trump, Biden Are Preparing For First Presidential Debate

Ahead of the first debate-stage matchup between President Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, each campaign is promising a stark contrast in...

Klal Yisrael’s True Colors Shine Through During Crisis

As Israelis woke up to a new day on Thursday, news headlines flashed grim reports of the new strict lockdown beginning on Friday. Other news...

NYC Extends Outdoor Dining Year-Round

Expanded outdoor dining for New York City restaurants will be extended year-round and made permanent, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. The program allowing restaurants...

Motzei Shabbos News Roundup From Israel

On Motzei Shabbos, Israel's Health Ministry announced that 8,221 people were confirmed to have contracted Coronavirus over the course of the past 24 hours....

GOP Invests $10m In Boosting Trump With Barrett Confirmation

The Republican National Committee is putting Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation fight front and center with voters just weeks before Election Day. The confirmation...

Voters’ Poorly Marked Ovals Could Lead To Contested Ballots

Two decades ago, Florida’s hanging chads became an unlikely symbol of a disputed presidential election. This year, the issue could be poorly marked ovals...

Official: Paris Stabbing Terrorist Targeted Charlie Hebdo

The chief suspect in a double stabbing in Paris told investigators he carried out the attack in anger over caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad...

MOTZEI SHABBOS UPDATE: NYC Health Dept. Says COVID Cases In Jewish Community Continues Rising;...

The NYC Health Department provided the following update to YWN on Motzei Shabbos: We are writing to provide another update concerning COVID-19 case growth in...

NOMINATED! Trump Picks Conservative Amy Coney Barrett For Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will...

Amy Coney Barrett, High Court Pick, Is Scalia’s Heir

Although Amy Coney Barrett is the president’s choice to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed...

HER WORDS: Amy Coney Barrett On Faith, Precedent, Abortion

Some notable quotes from Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, a former Notre Dame law professor and current judge on the Chicago-based 7th U.S....

Thousands March In Washington To Pray And Show Trump Support

Thousands of people packed the National Mall in downtown Washington on Saturday to pray and show their support for President Donald Trump. The march, which...

UPTICK: NY Logs More Than 1,000 Daily COVID-19 Cases

More than 1,000 New Yorkers tested positive for COVID-19 in a single day, marking the first time since June 5 the state has seen...

NEW IDEA: NYPD Should Stop Making Traffic Stops, Attorney General Says

New York’s attorney general on Friday recommended the New York Police Department get out of the business of routine traffic enforcement, a radical change...

Virus Cases Rise In US Heartland, Home To Anti-Mask Feelings

It began with devastation in the New York City area, followed by a summertime crisis in the Sun Belt. Now the coronavirus outbreak is...

Pair Charged For Plot To Attack White House, Trump Tower

Federal authorities have arrested two men on terror charges for allegedly plotting to bomb or shoot up sites including the White House and Trump...

Family Demands Release Of Evidence In Breonna Taylor’s Case

Breonna Taylor’s family demanded Friday that Kentucky authorities release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury hearings that...

Appeals Court Hears Fight Over Trump Tax Returns — Again

A federal appeals court tested the waters on a potential compromise, but didn’t immediately rule Friday after arguments in President Donald Trump’s long-running fight...

Google Parent Agrees To $310M Misconduct Lawsuit Settlement

Google’s parent company has reached a $310 million settlement in a shareholder lawsuit over its treatment of allegations of executives’ sexual misconduct. Alphabet Inc. said...

White House Again Criticizes FBI Director For Voting Remarks

FBI Director Christopher Wray was the target of White House criticism for the second time in a week Friday as Chief of Staff Mark...

Biden’s Low-Key Campaign Style Worries Some Democrats

The final stretch of a presidential campaign is typically a nonstop mix of travel, caffeine and adrenaline. But as the worst pandemic in a...

NEW: COVID-19 Mutation Emerges That May Bypass Mask-Wearing, Hand-Washing

A new COVID-19 mutation appears to be even more contagious, according to a study — and experts say it could be a response by...

THE LATEST: COVID Cases Surge In Lakewood, NYC Threatens To Limit Shuls In Hotspots

LAKEWOOD NJ: COVID-19 cases have risen in Monmouth and Ocean counties over the last two weeks to levels not seen since New Jersey became a...

Far Rockaway: Yeshiva Darchei Torah Allowed To Re-Open Next Wednesday

Yeshiva Darchei Torah has just sent out an email to its parent body with fantastic news:  They can re-open Wednesday after Yom Kippur.  The...

READ IT: Rabbi Dr. Aaron E. Glatt Concerned About Yom Kippur COVID Outbreak

(By Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt, infectious disease expert, and Assistant Rabbi at Young Israel of Woodmere) We are again at a crossroads. Both in the...

“No Limit On Incoming Flights To Israel,” Health Official Says

Health Ministry Deputy Director-General Itamar Grotto told Channel 12 News on Thursday that incoming flights to Israel will be allowed to continue during Israel's...

“Are People To Be Left To Die?”

If the United Nations was created from the ashes of World War II, what will be born from the global crisis of COVID-19? Many world...

NY Town Called “SWASTIKA” Votes To Keep Its Name, Despite Complaint

The rural upstate New York hamlet of Swastika is keeping its name, despite a complaint that it symbolizes the hate and intolerance of the...

Report: Iran’s Guard Flew Surveillance Drone Over USS Nimitz

Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard force has managed to fly a surveillance drone over the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier which last week transited through the...

Trudeau Says Canada Is In A Second COVID-19 Wave

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada is in a second wave of COVID-19 and warned the country is on the brink of...

Democrats To Redraft Virus Relief In Bid To Jump-Start Talks

House Democrats are going back to the drawing board on a huge COVID-19 relief bill, paring back the measure in an attempt to jump-start...

Trump Promoting Health Care ‘Vision’ In Swing State NC

President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order on preexisting medical conditions Thursday, amid a global pandemic and growing uncertainty about the future...

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THE LATEST: COVID Cases Surge In Lakewood, NYC Threatens To Limit...

LAKEWOOD NJ: COVID-19 cases have risen in Monmouth and Ocean counties over the last two weeks to levels not seen since New Jersey became a...