Biden Selects California Sen. Kamala Harris as Running Mate Hamodia Staff

Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first black woman to compete on a major party's presidential ticket and…

National

Federal Utility Board to Review CEO Pay Amid Trump ComplaintHamodia

A federal utility’s board plans to review its CEO pay amid ongoing criticism from President Donald Trump, the board’s chairman said Monday. Tennessee Valley Authority interim board chairman John Ryder…

U.S. Attorney Experiencing ‘Tidal Wave’ of Cases After RulingHamodia

Federal prosecutors from as far away as New York and Florida are helping the U.S. attorney in Tulsa, Oklahoma, deal with what he described Tuesday as a “tidal wave” of…

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World

Tensions High Between Turkey, Greece, in Eastern MediterraneanHamodia

Tension remained high Tuesday between Greece and Turkey, both of whom have warships in the eastern Mediterranean after Turkey sent a research vessel to carry out seismic research for energy…

Virus Reemerges in New Zealand After 102 DaysHamodia

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that authorities have found four cases of the coronavirus in one Auckland household from an unknown source, the first reported cases of…

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Regional

New York’s True Nursing Home Death Toll Cloaked in SecrecyHamodia

Riverdale Nursing Home in the Bronx appears, on paper, to have escaped the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, with an official state count of just four deaths in its 146-bed…

Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty in Subways-Related Terror CaseHamodia

A Brooklyn man charged with trying to help the Islamic State group by encouraging attacks on New York’s subway system pleaded guilty Monday in Manhattan federal court. Zachary Clark, 41,…

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Politics

Trump Says He Might Give His Republican Renomination Speech at GettysburgHamodia

President Donald Trump may be coming to Pennsylvania later this month to formally accept his renomination for president. “We have narrowed the Presidential Nomination Acceptance Speech, to be delivered on…

Pelosi Says Election Threats From Russia, China Aren’t EqualHamodia

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the threats of interference in the U.S. presidential election from Russia and China are not equal, pointing to a more serious risk with Moscow’s…

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Business

Asian Shares Extend Rally; S&P 500 Within 1% of RecordHamodia

Shares advanced in Asia on Tuesday, extending another rally that took the S&P 500 to within striking distance of its all-time high set in February. Japan’s Nikkei 225 added 1.9%…

Asian Shares Push Higher on Stimulus Moves, Jobs DataHamodia

Shares advanced Monday in Asia after President Donald Trump issued executive orders to provide tax relief and stopgap unemployment benefits for Americans hit by the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.…

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Health, Science & Technology

MTA Asks Apple Help to Solve iPhone Mask IssuesHamodia

New York’s mass transit agency wants Apple to come up with a better way for iPhone users to unlock their phones without taking off their masks, as it seeks to…

Bill Gates Says U.S. Virus Testing Has ‘Mind-Blowing’ ProblemsHamodia

Microsoft Corp. founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said it’s “mind-blowing” that the U.S. government hasn’t improved COVID-19 testing that he described as slow and lacking fair access. “You’re paying…

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