Editorial: The US needs a new strategy in Venezuela

A year and a half since protesters took to the streets of Caracas, and U.S. President Donald Trump warned that “all options are on the table” if Venezuelan strongman Nicolas Maduro refused to step down, the fortunes of the two leaders have reversed. While Trump is recovering from Covid-19 and facing defeat at the polls, Maduro’s grip on power has grown more secure. With Venezuela’s main opposition parties planning a boycott of parliamentary elections on Dec. 6, Maduro is poised to consolidate control over all three branches of government.

Trump leans into fear tactics in bid to win Midwest states

Hawaii Island famous for its palms

When we think of the tropics, the first trees that come to mind are coconut palms gracing white coral sand beaches. Truly, these palms have been carried by humans throughout the tropical world over thousands of years.

Obituaries: October 18, 2020

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Arozarena, Rays top Astros 4-2 in Game 7 to reach the World Series

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Remarkable rookie Randy Arozarena homered again, 36-year-old Charlie Morton was brilliant against his former team and the Tampa Bay Rays reached the World Series for the second time, silencing the Houston Astros 4-2 Saturday night in Game 7 of the AL Championship Series.