Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Elections 2020

Biden shuns easy virus answers; Trump vows to ‘vanquish’ it

Joe Biden vowed Wednesday not to campaign “on the false promises of being able to end this pandemic by flipping a switch,” pledging instead to prioritize science, even as President Donald Trump used the race's final days to maintain a whirlwind schedule aimed at focusing on anything but the coronavirus.

Biden shuns easy virus answers; Trump vows to ‘vanquish’ it

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Joe Biden vowed Wednesday not to campaign “on the false promises of being able to end this pandemic by flipping a switch,” pledging instead to prioritize science, even as President Donald Trump used the race's final days to maintain a whirlwind schedule aimed at focusing on anything but the coronavirus.

Business

Stock rout deepens as S&P 500 drops 3.2%, Dow falls 800

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Stocks around the world are tumbling Wednesday on worries the worsening pandemic will mean more restrictions on businesses and drag down the economy.

World

Europe and US facing new round of shutdowns amid virus surge

A new wave of lockdowns and business closings swept across France, Germany and other places in Europe on Wednesday as surging coronavirus infections there and in the U.S. wipe out months of progress against the scourge on two continents.

Nation

Europe and US facing new round of shutdowns amid virus surge

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A new wave of lockdowns and business closings swept across France, Germany and other places in Europe on Wednesday as surging coronavirus infections there and in the U.S. wipe out months of progress against the scourge on two continents.

Sports

2021 Boston Marathon postponed at least until the fall

Boston Marathon organizers said Wednesday that the 2021 race won't be run on Patriots Day because of the coronavirus pandemic, the second straight year that it has been moved from the April weekend that was its home for more than a century.

Arozarena’s breakout postseason not enough for Rays

Randy Arozarena did pretty much everything during a breakout performance for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, lose Turner to COVID-19

No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.

Rams dominate matchup of tough defenses, beat Bears 24-10

The Rams could tell Leonard Floyd was playing with an uncommon fury against his old team, and the rest of the Los Angeles defense followed his lead.
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Travel

Is it safe to fly for the holidays? Airlines working to...

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Jimmy Sweeney of Fort Worth will take his first flight since the COVID-19 pandemic to visit family in Florida around the Thanksgiving holiday — and he has reasons to be cautious.

Food

Want a dish that keeps on giving? Roast a chicken.

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For the amount of time I have spent in the kitchen, one would think that roasting a chicken would be old hat by now. I should have dozens of roasted chickens in my culinary past. Sadly, until last year, I could count the number of chickens I’ve roasted in my lifetime on one hand.

Health

Europe and US facing new round of shutdowns amid virus surge

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A new wave of lockdowns and business closings swept across France, Germany and other places in Europe on Wednesday as surging coronavirus infections there and in the U.S. wipe out months of progress against the scourge on two continents.

Entertainment

Chrissy Teigen delivers heartfelt essay on miscarriage

Chrissy Teigen wrote a heartfelt message about the recent loss of her third child with husband John Legend.

Auto Trends

Carmakers FCA and PSA confirm progress toward full merger

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Peugeot on Wednesday confirmed progress toward their full merger to create the globe’s fourth-largest carmaker, with completion expected by the end of March 2021.

China recalls 30,000 Teslas over suspension issue that could affect US cars

Tesla Model S and Model X owners have complained about potentially dangerous flaws with suspension systems at least since 2015. On Friday, the Chinese government took action — and the company responded by blaming the country's drivers.

Auto review: 2021 Nissan Rogue’s new features, performance, value ready to pressure RAV4 and CR-V

Nissan is poised to challenge a couple of America's bestselling vehicles when the new 2021 Rogue compact SUV arrives in dealerships in October.

Tesla posts net profit for fifth straight quarter

Tesla charged through a summertime auto industry sales slump in the U.S. to post stronger-than-expected net earnings for the third quarter.