5 Things to Know for Today

By The Associated Press
Posted 9/10/20

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. Saying he “wanted to always play it down,” the president is redirecting attention to …

To Our Valued Readers –

Visitors to our website will be limited to five stories per month unless they opt to subscribe.

For $5.99, less than 20 cents a day, subscribers will receive unlimited access to the website, including access to our Daily Independent e-edition, which features Arizona-specific journalism and items you can’t find in our community print products, such as weather reports, comics, crossword puzzles, advice columns and so much more six days a week.

Our commitment to balanced, fair reporting and local coverage provides insight and perspective not found anywhere else.

Your financial commitment will help to preserve the kind of honest journalism produced by our reporters and editors. We trust you agree that independent journalism is an essential component of our democracy. Please click here to subscribe.

Sincerely,
Charlene Bisson, Publisher, Independent Newsmedia

Please log in to continue

Log in
I am anchor

5 Things to Know for Today

Posted

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

1. Saying he “wanted to always play it down,” the president is redirecting attention to his handling of the pandemic less than two months before the election.

2. A Northern California wildfire threatens thousands of homes after winds whipped it into a deadly monster while numerous wildfires burned in Oregon and Washington state, causing destruction and mass evacuations.

3. White House officials say the U.S. has all the medical supplies needed to battle COVID-19, but health care workers, hospital officials and even the FDA say that’s not the case.

4. Brian Murphy says he was demoted at the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to modify his reports on Russian interference in the election and the extent of the threat posed by white supremacists.

5. Kansas City fans won’t be wearing headdresses or face paint at the NFL’s opener amid a nationwide push for racial justice following the police-custody death of George Floyd

Comments