Portland on edge as far-right group holds rally with counterprotesters nearby
(CNN) — Members of the far-right Proud Boys -- some carrying firearms and wearing body armor -- massed at a rally on Saturday in Portland, Oregon, as counter rallies unfolded nearby and officials in the tense city brac
China's leaders to endorse lower 2021-2025 growth target at key meeting - sources
BEIJING, Sept 28 (Reuters) - China’s leaders are poised to endorse a lower economic growth target for Beijing’s next five-year plan compared with 2016-2020, as authorities navigate growing challenges fuelled by a dee
$3M Grant from the Koret Foundation Benefits Students
San José, Calif. — San José State University is pleased to announce that it has received a $3 million grant from the Koret Foundation. The grant aims to directly benefit students by providing scholarships, career pre
Trump continues to malign mail-in voting; says Dems attacking 'election integrity'
President Trump continued on Sunday his attack on mail-in balloting and other alternatives to in-person voting as the final month before the presidential election nears. Speaking during a press briefing at the White Hous
White House Science Adviser To Address Research Security
In the wake of the arrest last month of a University of Virginia researcher, White House science adviser Kelvin Droegemeier will speak with regional university researchers Thursday about research security in a webinar ho
Report: Fewer complaints filed against San Jose police last year, but there’s problems with training, use of force
Before this summer’s highly criticized clashes between San Jose police and demonstrators during protests over police brutality and racial injustice, citizen complaints against officers were on the downswing, having dro
Dropbox will let all employees work from home permanently as it turns its offices into WeWork-like 'collaborative spaces'
Dropbox just announced it will allow all employees to work from home permanently. The company initially ordered staff to work from home in March, during the initial outbreak of COVID-19 in the US. The company plans to convert its existing offices to coworking spaces to aid in team-building and collaborating.TelecommutingCoworkingAtlassianEmploymentCloud StorageCollaborationTeam BuildingMicrosoftDropbox (service)San FranciscoDublinVirtual SpacesInternal StorageOffice WorkersTwitterRead Full Story
US election polls tracker: Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden win 2020 presidency?
Democratic challenger Joe Biden is currently leading Donald Trump in the national polls as the US approaches its 2020 presidential election. Currently, the 10-poll average indicates that just over half of Americans intend to back Joe Biden while Mr Trump’s support trails this by around five or six points. Americans...Election PollsWhite HouseNational PollsThe Trump AdministrationPresidencyCoronavirus Disease 2019Oval OfficeTwitterUS ElectionsPresidential PollsPresidential ElectionsMr BidenTelegraphNavy SealsFacebookJoe BidenDonald TrumpHillary ClintonChris WallaceKamala HarrisOsama Bin LadenBoris JohnsonMike PenceRead Full Story
Trump slams GOP Sen. Sasse as an 'embarrassment' to Nebraska
President Trump hit back at Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska as an “embarrassment” on Saturday, after the lawmaker criticized the president as someone who “kisses dictators’ butts.”. “The least effective of our 53 Republican Senators, and a person who truly doesn’t have what it takes to be great, is...Republican SenatorsOval OfficeGOPJames WegmannMr. SassePresident TrumpMr. TrumpElection DayConstituentsDictatorsTweetsNebraskansAmericanPhone CallBen SasseDonald TrumpRead Full Story
8 Texas cities were alerted to a brain-eating amoeba found in water supply
(CNN) — Residents of eight cities have been alerted that a brain-eating amoeba was found in a southeast Texas water supply, leading one of the towns to issue a disaster declaration. The Texas Commission on Environmenta