The November elections are for local councils but are set to become a proxy vote on the government's handling of the months-long protests and Beijing's encroaching influence in the territory.
Interviews with the president took pride of place in national newspapers this weekend, though Trump's controversial comments have won him little support from the British people.
Amazon began officially selling real, full-size Christmas trees Monday, prompting a debate over the tech giant's takeover of family traditions and picking out a Christmas tree on a tree farm.
"I've gotten some feedback that folks say you should respect the president. Even if you don't like what they're doing, you shouldn't show this sort of disdain. And I simply disagree, and I think the Constitution grants me that privilege."
Sanctions, a wobbling ruble and trade embargoes mean that hundreds of McDonald's restaurants in Russia are looking for a new source for their potatoes.
Citizens in a small Michigan town are battling Nestle Water over claims that the company's water extraction techniques are ruining the river.
Local police and sheriff's deputies who usually spend their days writing speeding tickets or chasing robbers have switched focus.
Police have arrested a man suspected of nine random killings and more shootings after a year-long chase.
The incumbent governor is currently on trial for insulting the Koran.
The GOP used to target federal arts spending as part of the culture wars. Now, vows to cut funding is part of a larger effort to reduce the size of government.
The sheep flocked down the streets of Huesca in northern Spain.
The local elections have been framed as a test of Corbyn's first eight months in charge of Labour.
Marine Le Pen's Front National is banking on building a base of local officials to become more mainstream.