Kamala Harris doesn’t take questions after speech ripping Trump’s Supreme Court push

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris faced renewed scrutiny for her lack of press availability on Monday after she abruptly exited the stage after a speech in North Carolina in which she criticized President Trump’s bid to fill a Supreme Court seat before the election. Harris did not take any questions from the media after her […]

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Trump Jr. predicts Biden debate performance will be ‘decent’, questions former VP’s ‘vitality’

Joe Biden should give a “decent” performance in Tuesday’s presidential debate, but his lack of campaigning raises questions about whether he would be able to keep up with the demands of the presidency, Donald Trump Jr. told “Fox & Friends” Monday. “Joe Biden should be decent in the debate, he’s been doing it for half a century,” said President Trump’s eldest son. “I’m […]

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Stocks plunge on COVID-19 lockdown fears, political tensions

US stocks continued their retreat Monday as fears of more coronavirus lockdowns and a lack of economic support from Congress weighed on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as 942.27 points, or 3.4 percent, to 26,715.15, putting the blue-chip index on pace for its third straight day in the red as […]

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Trump could have opening with Black, Latino men as Biden underperforms in polls, report says

A lack of enthusiasm for Joe Biden from Black and Latino men could provide President Trump with an opening to seize on, according to a Politico report. Though Black women and Latinas still reliably support the Democrat, Biden’s lead with Black and Latino men, though clear, falls behind that of Democrats historically. Last week, Biden’s […]

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Allen Robinson insists contract issue won’t be a distraction

Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson said the lack of a contract extension will not impact his focus or approach this season. “It’s my job,” he said. “to play well on Sundays and help my offense and help my team get better every week and win games.” | Paul Sancya/AP Photos Bears coach Matt Nagy confident […]

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Millennials, Gen Z lack in basic Holocaust knowledge, survey finds

Millennials and Gen-Z adults in the U.S. lack general knowledge about the Holocaust, a new survey said. “The results are both shocking and saddening and they underscore why we must act now while Holocaust survivors are still with us to voice their stories,” said Gideon Taylor, President of the Conference on Jewish Material Claim Against Germany, the […]

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Democratic Kansas state House candidate blames abuse of ex-girlfriend on lack of ‘early childhood education funding’

A 19-year-old Kansas Democrat running for a seat in the state House blamed a lack of “early childhood education funding” after admitting to abusive behavior toward his ex-girlfriend on Sunday. “We must strive to create a society safe for women, which we currently do not do,” candidate Aaron Coleman wrote in a statement. “I believe if we had more […]

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Baltimore GOP House candidate Kimberly Klacik calls for return of ‘career opportunities’ to cities

Baltimore and other American cities are struggling because of a lack of “career opportunities” for residents, Republican U.S. House candidate Kimberly Klacik told “Hannity” Thursday night. “It’s all about career opportunities. That is what you see lack in so many cities, and Baltimore, we used to be a manufacturing powerhouse,” said Klacik, who is running for […]

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Djokovic and Top Men’s Players Are Creating a Players Association

Frustrated by what they view as a lack of leverage in the sport of men’s tennis, top-ranked Novak Djokovic and Vasek Pospisil are forming a breakaway body to represent the interests of male players outside of the current structure of the Association of Tennis Professionals, and have resigned their leadership roles in the association’s player […]

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De Blasio’s inability to make a decision could be death knell for NYC restaurants

City restaurateurs reacted with shock and disbelief to Mayor de Blasio’s lack of urgency to reopen eating places indoors — an industry that employs over 300,000 people and is an indispensable part of the Big Apple’s social and business fabric. More than 1,000 of the city’s 25,000 sit-down eateries have closed since the start of […]

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Pelosi blasts Trump on stalled negotiations for new coronavirus relief bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., blasted President Trump on Sunday for the lack of progress made between Congress and White House negotiators on another coronavirus relief bill and accused Trump of being responsible for the mounting death in the country due to the pandemic. “More than 4 million have been added to the infection list […]

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Trump supporter dies of coronavirus, daughter says at DNC his only preexisting condition ‘was trusting Donald Trump’

The daughter of one of President Trump’s supporters who died of coronavirus slammed Trump’s lack of leadership and “irresponsible actions” during the pandemic as the reason for her father’s death during a scathing speech at Monday night’s virtual Democratic National Convention (DNC). “His only preexisting condition was trusting Donald Trump,” Kristin Urquiza said. 5 KEY MOMENTS FROM […]

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Giannis reveals reason for headbutting Moritz Wagner | NBA on ESPN

Giannis Antetokounpo says he had built-up anger from the lack of foul calls during the restart, which is what led to him headbutting Mortiz Wagner during the Milwaukee Bucks’ game vs. the Washington Wizards. He regrets his actions and insists there is no personal problem with Wagner. #Giannis #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get […]

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Puerto Rico halts primary voting in centers lacking ballots

Puerto Rico on Sunday was forced to partially suspend voting for primaries marred by a lack of ballots as officials called on the president of the U.S. territory’s elections commission to resign. The primaries for voting centers that had not received ballots by early afternoon are expected to be rescheduled, while voting would continue elsewhere, […]

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Puerto Rico’s primaries marred by lack of ballots

Puerto Rico’s primaries were marred on Sunday by a lack of voting materials in a majority of centers across the U.S. territory that forced frustrated voters who braved a spike in COVID-19 cases to turn around and go back home. The situation infuriated voters and politicians alike as they blamed Puerto Rico’s election commission and […]

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Puerto Rico’s historic primaries marred by lack of ballots

Puerto Rico’s historic primaries were marred early Sunday by a lack of voting materials in a majority of centers across the U.S. territory that forced frustrated voters who braved a spike in COVID-19 cases to turn around and go back home. The situation infuriated voters and politicians alike as they blamed Puerto Rico’s election commission. […]

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Dementia on the Retreat in the U.S. and Europe

Despite the lack of effective treatments or preventive strategies, the dementia epidemic is on the wane in the United States and Europe, scientists reported on Monday. The risk for a person to develop dementia over a lifetime is now 13 percent lower than it was in 2010. Incidence rates at every age have steadily declined […]

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Michael Phelps shines light on lack of mental health support for Olympic athletes

Michael Phelps shines light on lack of mental health support for Olympic athletes George Back Producer, Yahoo Entertainment July 30, 2020 [embedded content] On Wednesday, HBO aired the documentary The Weight of Gold, which examined the lack of mental health support for Olympic athletes. The film is narrated by Michael Phelps, who has been very […]

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House Lawmakers Examine Lack of Diversity at State Department

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers on Wednesday examined the lack of diversity within the State Department’s ranks, capitalizing on the national conversation around racial injustice in America to explore why the nation’s diplomatic corps is not more reflective of the country it represents. In recent weeks, U.S. lawmakers and diplomats, among many Americans, have used the […]

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Stephen A. on James Dolan’s response to the protests following George Floyd’s death | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman react to James Dolan and the New York Knicks’ lack of response to George Floyd’s death. #FirstTake ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV […]

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First Take reacts to Episodes 5 & 6 of ‘The Last Dance’

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Mike Greenberg discuss how Michael Jordan’s lack of activism impacts his legacy following the premiere of Episodes 5 & 6 of "The Last Dance" documentary on MJ and the Chicago Bulls. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE […]

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Giants’ NFL Draft priority has created weakness free agency can’t fix

A lack of homegrown talent is one of the first problems general manager Dave Gettleman identifies when he looks at how far the Giants defense has fallen since the last Super Bowl win. Spending $80 million in free agency over the life of four contracts, as the Giants did last month, will plug some holes, […]

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