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Trump and Harris head to North Carolina today, and Pence speaks in New Hampshire and Ohio.

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There are 13 days until Election Day. Here are the schedules of the presidential and vice-presidential candidates for Wednesday, Oct. 21. All times are Eastern time.President Trump7 p.m.: Holds a rally in Gastonia, N.C.Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.No events scheduled; preparing for Thursday’s debate.Vice President Mike Pence1:30 p.m.: Holds a rally in Portsmouth, N.H.6 p.m.: Holds a...

LeBron James has a new push to fight misinformation among Black voters. Don’t ask him about Trump.

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LeBron James, fresh off the Los Angeles Lakers’ championship, is stepping up his political activities on behalf of More Than a Vote, a voter mobilization group that debuted a rapid response operation on Wednesday to combat misinformation among young Black voters.In an interview, Mr. James talked about the organization’s initiatives, including its recruitment of more than 40,000 poll workers,...

Ex-Spy Was Central to Project Veritas Hiring Effort, Testimony Shows

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WASHINGTON — A British former spy recruited by Erik Prince, the security contractor close to the Trump administration, played a central role in a secretive effort to hire dozens of operatives for the conservative group Project Veritas, deposition testimony shows.Job applicants traveled to Wyoming in 2017 for interviews with the former intelligence officer, Richard Seddon, as Project Veritas sought...

San Quentin Ordered to Reduce Prison Population by Half Over Virus Fears

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Cell by cell the coronavirus snaked its way through San Quentin State Prison over the summer, eventually sickening 2,200 people and killing 28. The outbreak, among the deadliest in the nation’s prison system, forced officials to erect giant tents on the prison’s grounds to isolate the sickened inmates.Now, adding to its troubles, San Quentin, California’s oldest and most notorious...

U.S. Still Unsure of Havana Syndrome’s Cause Years Later

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has not determined what caused some American diplomats and intelligence officers to suffer from a mysterious, debilitating affliction while they were overseas, despite devoting vast resources over more than three years to investigating it, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday.Starting in late 2016, dozens of American officials and family members living in Cuba...

Clause in Citi Field Lease Could Impede Steve Cohen’s Mets Purchase

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Steven A. Cohen’s long, arduous pursuit of the Mets is headed toward a conclusion, but New York City may throw up a last-minute roadblock.Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office notified the Mets and Major League Baseball on Friday that they were looking into whether the team could be legally sold to Cohen, a spokesman for the mayor said on Wednesday.There...

Quibi, Short-Form Streaming Service, Quickly Shuts Down

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Quibi, the beleaguered short-form content company started by Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman, announced on Wednesday that it was shutting down just six months after the app became available. The mobile streaming service offered entertainment and news programs in five- to 10-minute chunks intended to be watched on phones by people on the go, but it struggled to find...

Promising antibody treatments will be in short supply.

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Nearly two weeks ago, President Trump told Americans that they would soon be getting an antibody treatment that he had promoted, without evidence, as a “cure” for the coronavirus. Last weekend, as the country braced for another major wave of coronavirus infections, Mr. Trump’s health secretary promised such therapies were just around the corner.But these statements are misleading, at...

Records shed new light on Trump’s business pursuits in China, including a bank account there.

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President Trump and his allies have tried to paint Joseph R. Biden Jr. as soft on China, in part by pointing to his son’s business dealings there.But Mr. Trump’s own business history is filled with overseas financial deals, and some have involved the Chinese state. He spent a decade unsuccessfully pursuing projects in China, operating an office there during...

The battle to control the airwaves: a visual guide to campaign spending.

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Until a month ago, the biggest-spending Democratic super PAC in the general election had aired only a single television ad during the campaign. Now the group, Future Forward, is on pace to spend more than $108 million on television ads supporting Joe Biden and two Senate candidates, according to Advertising Analytics, an ad tracking firm.The group is barreling into...