TV audience for night two of Democratic convention down from 2016

(Reuters) – U.S. television ratings for the second night of the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday fell short of the same night in 2016, according to Nielsen data, which did not include online viewing options popular with younger audiences. The

Syria goes to the polls as new sanctions hit war-ravaged economy

DAMASCUS/BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria held a parliamentary election on Sunday, gripped by a collapsing economy and new U.S. sanctions after President Bashar al-Assad clawed back control of most of the country. People voted across government territory at more than 7,000

Republican Senator Grassley to skip party's convention due to virus concerns

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley will skip President Donald Trump’s presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in August due to coronavirus concerns, a spokesman for the senator confirmed on Monday. The 86-year-old Iowa Republican has attended

Approval of Trump's coronavirus response sinks to lowest on record amid surge in cases: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American approval of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic has dropped to the lowest level on record, the latest Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll shows, as new COVID-19 cases surged and Trump was widely criticized for

Ohio votes largely by mail in primary delayed by COVID-19

(Reuters) – Ohio was holding nominating contests largely by mail on Tuesday after voting originally scheduled for March 17 was delayed and in-person balloting curtailed, as the coronavirus pandemic further disrupted the U.S. election season. Ohio was among the first