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Former top special operations commander who oversaw bin Laden raid says he voted for Biden

Retired Navy Adm. William McRaven, the former head of US Special Operations Command who oversaw the successful raid that killed Osama bin Laden, said he is voting for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. “Truth be told, I am a pro-life, pro-Second Amendment, small-government, strong-defense and a national-anthem-standing conservative,” McRaven wrote in a Wall Street Journal…MORE

Premier League facing backlash over $19 pay-per-view charge

Premier League facing backlash over $19 pay-per-view charge

The Premier League is facing a wave of criticism for charging fans £14.95 ($19.39) to watch games via pay-per-view (PPV). With fans still not permitted to attend games, all fixtures have been made available to watch live in the UK. But he five matches per round not initially selected as part of broadcast packages have…MORE

A California city is guaranteeing income to 800 residents for two years

A California city is guaranteeing income to 800 residents for two years

The city of Compton is launching a pilot program that will guarantee free, recurring cash payments to 800 of its low-income residents — with no strings attached. The launch of the Compton Pledge, a guaranteed income program that seeks to “challenge the racial and economic injustice plaguing both welfare programs and economic systems,” was announced…MORE

The 4 threats facing voters this election — and how you can beat them

The 4 threats facing voters this election — and how you can beat them

As the US grapples with an election season rampant with mistrust and conspiracy theories, federal officials are warning Americans about threats to undermine the integrity of the vote — and how to avoid them. Mail-in ballots, massive turnout and the pandemic could combine to delay the outcome of this year’s presidential election, providing a wide…MORE

Lowe’s will deliver your Christmas tree for free this year

Lowe’s will deliver your Christmas tree for free this year

Lowe’s is offering free Christmas tree delivery for the first time as home-bound Americans start the holidays earlier than usual. Beginning October 30, can order fresh-cut trees and wreaths online or at its stores and have them delivered within two to five days. Delivery is free as long as the order is $45 or more.…MORE

As Senate Republicans push new PPP, small businesses say it falls short

As Senate Republicans push new PPP, small businesses say it falls short

Some small business owners say that the renewed push by Senate Republicans to add money to a key emergency loan program won’t be enough to help them survive as the coronavirus pandemic drags on. While more money wouldn’t hurt, reopening the Paycheck Protection Program is unlikely to solve their biggest struggle: bringing back customers. “What…MORE

Former RNC chairman endorses Biden with two weeks left in the election

Former RNC chairman endorses Biden with two weeks left in the election

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday, saying the former vice president “will pursue options that work towards healing the divide” worsened by President Donald Trump. Steele was the first African American to be elected to statewide office in Maryland, serving as lieutenant governor from 2003 to…MORE

10 people have died after every resident of a Kansas nursing home got Covid-19

10 people have died after every resident of a Kansas nursing home got Covid-19

Ten people living at a Kansas nursing home have died after an outbreak of Covid-19 infected every resident, according to a news release Monday from the Norton County Health Department. All 62 residents at the privately owned Andbe Home in Norton have tested positive for the virus, the release states. “Steps are being taken to…MORE

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