COVID-19

Former Israeli Health Ministry Head Warns Against Protests, Citing U.S. Report

As coronavirus cases in Israel soar — and with them, tensions in the Knesset over whether to tighten restrictions on ongoing anti-government protests — a former Israeli director-general of the Health Ministry on Wednesday warned against the demonstrations, citing a U.S. report that showed a significant spike in infections following the George Floyd protests.

Israelis take part in a weekly protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen on the poster, in front of the home of Israel's attorney general Avichai Mandelblit in Petah Tikva. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The weekly vigils have become the vanguard of a grassroots protest movement against Netanyahu's alleged …

With Big Ten Reversal, Trump Aims to Score in Battlegrounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was quick to spike the ball in celebration when the Big Ten announced the return of fall football at colleges clustered in some of the Midwest battleground states critical to his reelection effort, declaring, “I’m the one who got football back.”

US President Donald Trump arrives to address supporters during a campaign rally at Manchester - Boston Regional Airport in Londonderry, New Hampshire, August 28, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)