US President Donald Trump president had previously warned without evidence that mail-in voting could result in widespread fraud.
The National Hurricane Centre said Isaias was strengthening slightly with sustained winds just under a Category 1 hurricane.
Isaias is expected to remain a hurricane through Monday, then slow weaken on its climb up the Atlantic seaboard.
The latest rover Perseverance has blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida in the world’s third and final Mars launch of the summer.
Global pandemic has now infected over 17 million people and has killed more than 666,000. Here are the latest updates for July 29:
As global Covid-19 infections top 16 million, Florida continues races past the the rest of the US with higher daily infections.
An additional 928,488 people in 47 states across the US also made initial claims for benefits under a special programme for workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus has infected more than 13.8 million people, of whom over 8 million have recovered and some 589,000 have died. Here are the updates for July 16:
Meanwhile, US Vice President Mike Pence said that 16 states are seeing an increase in infections and that the federal government is focused on rising cases in the South.
Racism is not going away any time soon, and neither will moments like the George Floyd killing.
With thunderstorms threatening a delay, two NASA astronauts climbed aboard a SpaceX rocket ship Wednesday for liftoff on a history-making flight that was seen as a giant leap forward for the booming business of commercial space travel.
Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning held off a late challenge to beat Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady 1Up in a charity golf match in Florida on Sunday that raised $20 million for Covid-19 relief efforts.
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