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Fatal Police Shooting In Philadelphia Sparks Protests, Clashes Overnight

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| Police shot and killed Walter Wallace during a confrontation Monday afternoon in West Philadelphia. Police said he was holding a knife. Violent clashes erupted on Monday night and into Tuesday.

Colorado Governor Faces Challenges As COVID-19 Cases Surge And Winter Approaches


The state saw more than 8,000 new cases last week. Gov. Jared Polis has enacted a mask mandate and limited social gatherings but has encountered pushback.


El Paso, Texas, Judge Issues 2-Week Curfew To Stem Surge Of COVID-19 Cases


The judge said he was "left with no choice" but to impose a countywide curfew from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. He noted El Paso County has seen a 160% increase in its positivity rate in the last three weeks.

Nagorno-Karabakh: U.S.-Brokered Cease-Fire Falters Soon After It Starts


The U.S.-brokered truce — the third attempt by outside powers to end hostilities that erupted a month ago — went into effect early Monday. But the two sides quickly accused each other of violating it.

U.S. Records Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day Since Pandemic Began


Cases of the virus have been rising in the U.S. since mid-September.

Wales Imposes 'Firebreak Lockdown' As Coronavirus Cases Spike


"We know that if we do not act now, it will continue to accelerate," the leader of Wales said. Gatherings are banned between people from different households, both indoors and outside.

U.S. Tops 70,000 Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day — Heights Not Seen Since July


U.S. cases have been rising sharply since the middle of September, when the daily rate was hovering around 40,000 cases.

3 Cities Designated As 'Anarchist' Filing Lawsuit Against Trump Administration


After months of street protests, President Trump described New York City, Portland and Seattle as lawless places and threatened to withhold federal aid. City officials say the law is on their side.

Trump And Biden On Global Issues: From Reproductive Rights To Refugees


Here are the positions of the two candidates on issues ranging from the Mexico City policy (involving abortion services) to refugees to membership in the World Health Organization.