Sumner Redstone Dies at 97; Built Media Empire and Long Reigned Over It

Starting with a chain of drive-in movie theaters, Mr. Redstone negotiated, sued and otherwise fought to amass a domain that included CBS and Viacom. Sumner M. Redstone in his Times Square office in 1994.Credit…Joe McNally/Getty Images Aug. 12, 2020Updated 12:06 p.m. ET Sumner M. Redstone, the billionaire entrepreneur who saw business as combat and his advancing years as no obstacle in building a media empire that encompassed CBS and Viacom, died on Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles. He …

Kamala Harris and the Growing Political Power of Black Women

Millions of Black women and their political labor have made this historic moment possible. Dr. Price is a political scientist. Aug. 12, 2020 Senator Kamala Harris, bottom left, at a town hall at Benedict College in Columbia, S.C., in November 2019.Credit…Logan R. Cyrus for The New York Times It will be tempting for some to see Senator Kamala Harris of California’s place on the Democratic presidential ticket as a result of her race and gender, and to characterize it as …

Britain’s Lockdown Recession Is Worst in Europe and North America: Live Updates

From left, Eric Rosengren, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and Fed Chair Jerome Powell in 2019.Credit…Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters A Federal Reserve regional bank president warned that the country’s inability to control the spread of coronavirus is undermining its economic rebound and risks delaying the return of full employment, as nervous consumers stay home to avoid getting infected. “We must get the virus under control in order for a sustainable economic recovery to take hold,” Eric Rosengren, president of …

Kamala Harris’ Indian roots and why they matter

Besides being the first Black woman on a major party’s presidential ticket, she’s also the first Indian American. Her mother, Shyamala Gopalan, was born in Chennai and immigrated to the US to attend a doctoral program at UC Berkeley. Like Barack Obama, a mixed-race heritage has allowed Harris to connect across identities and reach multiple audiences and voting blocs. To understand what today’s announcement means to this community, I turned to the best source I know on Indian Americans and …

Russia’s coronavirus case tally passes 900,000: Live

Russia’s confirmed coronavirus case tally, the fourth largest in the world, rose to 902,701 after officials reported 5,102 new infections. The WHO has not received enough information on the Russian COVID-19 vaccine to evaluate it, according to Jarbas Barbosa, assistant director of its Americas branch, the PAHO. President Vladimir Putin says Russia has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus. Worldwide coronavirus cases have surpassed 20 million, with Brazil and Mexico reporting a combined 27,000 infections in …

India: Protest against anti-Islam post turns deadly in Bengaluru

At least three people have died in southern India’s Bengaluru city after protesters clashed with police over a provocative social media post about the Prophet Muhammad, police have told Reuters news agency. The Facebook post offensive to Muslims sparked protests in India’s tech hub on Tuesday night in which a police station was attacked, and a politician’s house and vehicles were torched. “The situation is under control,” Bengaluru City Police said on Twitter, adding that police fired live ammunition to …

Asylum officers say proposal weaponizes public health to advance hard-line Trump agenda

  U.S. government asylum officers on Monday publicly denounced a proposal that would require them to deny safe harbor to migrants who are deemed a public health risk, accusing the Trump administration of using the coronavirus pandemic as a pretext to advance its restrictive immigration agenda. In a public comment on the proposed rule, the national union representing the asylum officers said the policy would not only betray America’s tradition as a leading refuge for the world’s oppressed, but force them …

Belarus election: Opposition leader Tikhanovskaya fled ‘for sake of her children’

Belarus’s main opposition leader says she took a “very difficult decision” to leave the country, after disputing an election result she claimed was rigged. In a YouTube video, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said she did it for her children as protests continued for a second night. One person has died. A second video, apparently filmed when she was detained on Monday, has also been released. She was “safe” now in Lithuania, the country’s foreign minister said. Poll results gave President Alexander Lukashenko …

Easy 3-Ingredient Recipes – CBS DC

Three. It’s a magic number. The occupancy of Jack Tripper’s apartment (don’t tell Mr. Roper). The worst “Godfather” installment. But in this case, it’s the maximum ingredients (with exceptions for water, salt, and pepper—let’s be reasonable here) required to make a variety of delicious recipes. That’s right, the mind-blowing selections featured below are prepared with only three components, which makes them ideal during a time when grocery shopping is particularly stressful. Not only do they deliver on flavor, by keeping things minimal …

Squad member Omar in primary spotlight as 5 states hold contests Tuesday

  Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin hold primaries on Tuesday, with a Georgia holding a Republican primary runoff in the state’s 14th Congressional District. But the race grabbing the most national attention is in Minnesota, where Rep. Ilhan Omar – known from coast to coast as one of the four members of the group of progressive first-term congresswomen of color known as “The Squad” — is facing a Democratic primary challenge from a candidate who’s vastly outraised the incumbent. OMAR’S …

Beloved Phoenix Doctor Dies Of COVID-19 At 99 : NPR

  Dr. José Gabriel López-Plascencia spent over 60 years providing health care for low-income families in Phoenix. Courtesy of Valle del Sol Community Health In June, Marcel Lopez and his cousins set up a Zoom video call to say goodbye to their grandfather. Retired physician, José Gabriel López-Plascencia — Dr. López for short — was near death at his home in Phoenix. He was unable to speak, but he let his grandchildren know he was listening. “Every time we talked …

Big Ten votes against fall football; best masks

The planet recorded its 20 millionth coronavirus case Monday and U.S. lifestyle continues to face changes, restrictions and cancellations. College football conferences are facing decision time on the fall season and the Big Ten may be on the verge of not playing football this fall.  A team of Duke researchers studied the effectiveness of different types of face masks in filtering respiratory droplets, and neck fleeces performed the worst. California leads the nation in coronavirus cases — more than 550,000 …

Live Coronavirus News: World Updates

Governors say Trump’s order on pandemic relief would wreck state budgets. Governors across the United States struggled on Monday with how to make good on President Trump’s order that their economically battered states deliver billions more in unemployment benefits to jobless residents. Democrats were harshly critical of Mr. Trump’s order, which he signed on Saturday night after talks with Congress on a broad new pandemic aid package collapsed. But even Republican governors said the order could strain their budgets and …

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Trump briefly leaves press briefing after shooting near the White House

Trump returned to the briefing room minutes later, confirming a shooting. “There was a shooting outside of the White House and it seems to be very well under control. I’d like to thank the Secret Service for doing their always quick and very effective work,” Trump said when he returned. After he returned to the podium, the Secret Service tweeted that there had been an officer-involved shooting at 17th Street Northwest and Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest. The Secret Service said later …

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Worldwide coronavirus cases hit 20 million: Live updates | News

Worldwide coronavirus cases  have hit 20 million with Brazil and Mexico reporting a combined 27,000 infections in just one day. More than 12.2 million have recovered, and almost 734,000 have died from the disease, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally. US President Donald Trump is considering a measure to block US citizens and permanent residents from entering the country if they are suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus, according to the New York Times and …

Belarus Election Protesters Clash With Riot Police

President Alexander Lukashenko has claimed a sixth election victory. But his incumbent challenger, a former English teacher, said she won’t recognize the results. Christopher Miller BuzzFeed News Contributor Posted on August 10, 2020, at 6:38 a.m. ET Vasily Fedosenko / Reuters A law enforcement officer gestures next to a man laying on the ground during clashes with opposition supporters in Minsk, Belarus, Aug. 9. KYIV — Riot police violently suppressed thousands of protesters who poured into the streets of the …