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The best Apple iPhone deals for August 2020

The best Apple iPhone deals for August 2020
More than a decade after Apple kicked off the smartphone era, its iPhone is still the single most popular device on the market (even if Android makers combined command a slightly larger share). That enduring fame comes from more than just name recognition: 13 years on, the iPhone continues to impress with every new release,…

The best desktop monitor deals for August 2020

The best desktop monitor deals for August 2020
Considering that the monitor is the device you use to actually interface with your PC’s hardware, it’s worth the time and money to track down a good one. The best monitors aren’t cheap, though — some of the latest and greatest ultrawide and 4K displays can easily cost as much (or more than) a desktop…

How to use Apple Watch’s fitness features

How to use Apple Watch’s fitness features
Who needs a wristwatch when your smartphone — which has nearly become an appendage in its own right — is constantly at hand? People pondered that question for about half a second at the launch of the original Apple Watch, but no longer. One reason is that Apple has built an elaborate fitness tracking system…

2 soldiers killed, 3 hurt in training incident in California

2 soldiers killed, 3 hurt in training incident in California
Two U.S. soldiers were killed and three others were injured Thursday after an "aircraft incident" during Army Special Operations Command training in Southern California, a military official said.More details about the incident near Coronado, California, which is adjacent to San Diego, were not released Friday."The area has been secured and an investigation into the incident…

Trump calls Washington, D.C. protesters ‘thugs’

Trump calls Washington, D.C. protesters ‘thugs’
At a campaign rally in New Hampshire, President Trump said the demonstrators outside the White House during his RNC speech were not “friendly protesters” and condemned an interaction with Sen. Rand Paul.Aug. 29, 2020

14 dead in Louisiana and Texas from Hurricane Laura

14 dead in Louisiana and Texas from Hurricane Laura
The death toll attributed to former Hurricane Laura rose to 15 Friday as Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards asked the federal government for immediate financial assistance.Of the deaths, 10 were in Louisiana and five in Texas. Some of the deaths were thought to be from carbon monoxide poisoning from generators, officials said.Edwards formally asked President…

Chairman of Joint Chiefs says no role for military in presidential...

Chairman of Joint Chiefs says no role for military in presidential election
WASHINGTON — The U.S. armed forces will have no role in carrying out the election process or resolving a disputed vote, the top U.S. military officer told Congress in comments released Friday.The comments from Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, underscore the extraordinary political environment in America, where the president has…

Newlyweds donate and serve food from canceled wedding to those in...

Newlyweds donate and serve food from canceled wedding to those in need
After Melanie and Tyler Tapajna downsized their wedding because of the pandemic, the bride and groom decided to donate the catering to Laura’s Home, a shelter for women and children in Cleveland.Aug. 28, 2020

NBA to resume playoff games Saturday after walkout this week

NBA to resume playoff games Saturday after walkout this week
Players and the league agreed to establish a social justice coalition, focusing on access to voting, civic engagement and police and criminal justice reform.Aug. 28, 2020

After COVID-19, survivors face stigma

After COVID-19, survivors face stigma
Even after they’re no longer contagious, some people who have recovered from COVID-19 say they feel shunned by others.Aug. 28, 2020

Giancarlo Granda speaks out about Jerry Falwell Jr. scandal

Giancarlo Granda speaks out about Jerry Falwell Jr. scandal
Granda denied allegations that he is trying to extort Falwell and his wife, Becki, for money. The Falwells did not return requests for comment.Aug. 28, 2020

Nearly 100 sick in UK outbreak linked to nuts; some sent...

Nearly 100 sick in UK outbreak linked to nuts; some sent to U.S.
Almost 100 people are part of a Salmonella outbreak linked to nuts used in different products. There have been 98 cases of Salmonella Typhimurium in different parts of the United Kingdom. Four alerts for affected items have been published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA) including recalls of Lidl GB’s Deluxe Dark Chocolate Muesli Bar with…