Pete Buttigieg's answer to "Medicare for All" includes a public option

Buttigieg likes to say that his health care plan is "Medicare for All Who Want It," that is, it would allow patients to purchase private insurance if they prefer

Afghanistan: Dozens killed as Kabul, Taliban step up attacks

At least 30 killed after Afghan forces backed by US accidentally bombs farmers while up to 20 killed in Taliban attack.

Daily roundup: Gear up with our survival guide to queueing up for the new iPhone 11 - and other top

Stay in the know with a recap of our top stories today. 1. ​Gear up with our survival guide to queueing up for the new iPhone 11 Over the next couple of days,hundreds of people young and old will sacrifice their time and sanity to get their hands on the latest iPhones on Sept 20... » READ MORE

Pitino settles with Louisville, ready for 'new chapter'

A fiercely competitive coach on the court, Rick Pitino didn't want to fight in one anymore.

Fire and hail push insurers to rethink climate change risks

By the time David Kaisel got back from selling his flour at a farmers' market, a wildfire in California's Capay Valley had burned both his tractor and the shipping container where he kept so...

Confess your climate change sins! NBC’s online booth offers more proof eco-activism is becoming a re

Want to save the planet, but can’t overcome your addiction to steak and air travel? NBC has put out a call for “climate confessions,” allowing viewers to unburden themselves of their first-world problems anonymously.

Kamala Harris bets it all on Iowa to break freefall

The plan, described by sources familiar with it to POLITICO, is to ease up on big fundraisers and spend a lot more time in the first voting state.

Rapper Troy Ave attends trial of Tekashi 6ix9ine ‘Bloods’ associates

“He's a good guy from what I know,” the rhymester said of Mack.

The problem isn't Joe Biden's centrism. It's that he's the wrong kind of centrist

Americans could embrace a moderate liberal. But Biden comes across as the tepid version of his more leftwing competitors ‘Biden has become the target for progressives who are disappointed with the Obama-Biden administration.’ Photograph: John Bazemore/APOne of the clearest takeaways from the Democratic

What you need to know for Wales vs Georgia

Wales vs Georgia kicks off at 11.15am (BST) on Monday 23 September

Jets need Leonard Williams to finally deliver

Leonard Williams knows what Jets fans think of him. He knows many are frustrated that he has not been able to get more sacks in his career. He knows they want him to be Aaron Donald or J.J. Watt. T…

Where Sam Darnold stands in his grueling mono fight

Sam Darnold returned to the Jets’ practice facility on Tuesday. He watched practice on Wednesday. He’s feeling “way better.” But until his spleen, enlarged as he deals with mononucleosis, shrinks b…