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Spanish workers, officials decry Nissan move to close plant

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Angry workers burned tires at the gates of the Nissan carmaking plant in northeastern Spain and...

Business

New novel coming in 2021 from author of 'The Revenant'

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of “The Revenant,” the historical novel adapted into the Oscar-winning movie starring Leonardo...

Crime

Failed Maduro coup leader flew on pro-govt magnate's plane

MIAMI (AP) — It was mid-January and Jordan Goudreau was itching to get going on a secret plan to raid Venezuela and arrest...

Health

Washington recovers $300M in fraudulent unemployment claims

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington has recovered $300 million paid to criminals who used stolen personal information to file...

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House approves changes to business virus aid subsidy program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House gave sweeping bipartisan approval Thursday to legislation to modify a new “paycheck protection”...

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US mortgage rates fall; 30-year loan at all-time low 3.15%

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week as the key 30-year home loan marked an all-time low for the...

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Man accused of killing North Dakota officer has long record

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a North Dakota police officer has an extensive criminal record that...

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Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history.Organizers said Thursday that...

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Escaped Colorado inmates pretended to be immigrants

SELLS, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says two men who escaped from a Colorado prison said they were Mexican immigrants...

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Absence of pandemic on Florida Cabinet agenda is hot topic

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried, the only Democrat holding statewide office in Florida, upbraided...

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Police kill trucker who fired at, rammed them during chase

LEROY, N.Y. (AP) — The driver of a semitrailer truck took off during a traffic stop in upstate New York and led police on a...

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US: Transgender sports inclusion violates others' rights

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's policy allowing transgender girls to compete as girls in high school sports violates the...

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41 million jobs lost; homebound gear up to get out, way out

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments...

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'No mask, no service' rule is OK for businesses, Cuomo says

NEW YORK (AP) — Store owners with no-mask-no-service policies got a boost from the governor. New York City business owners...

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Boston Marathon canceled; race had been postponed from April to Sept. 14 because of coronavirus pandemic

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon canceled; race had been postponed from April to Sept. 14 because of coronavirus pandemic.

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Oregon's top courts begin reversing nonunanimous convictions

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's top two courts on Thursday began reversing convictions by nonunanimous juries, the first of...

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Oh baby! Woman gives birth in Texas jail, guards unaware

DALLAS (AP) — A woman in a Texas jail surprised corrections officers this month by giving birth to a child in her cell without...

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The Latest: Horse racing to resume in Maryland

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Live horse racing is slated to resume in...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight night

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a...

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Mitch McConnell stresses need to wear face masks in public

Wading into a politically charged issue, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday preached the importance of wearing...

Business

US charges North Korean bank officials in sanctions case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department unsealed charges Thursday against more than two dozen North Korean individuals accused...

Crime

Long Island serial killer victim IDed 2 decades later

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman whose skeletal remains were found along a suburban New York beach highway, in an area where body parts...

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Suits accuse retail chains of flooding Ohio with painkillers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Five retail chains flooded two Ohio counties with tens of millions of prescription painkillers through their...

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Democrats pull surveillance bill after Trump veto threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on Thursday pulled legislation from the House floor to extend FBI surveillance authorities after...

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LA Kings hope late-season surge indicates brighter future

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Kings were the NHL's hottest team before the coronavirus pandemic ended the regular season...

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WaPo editor to Harvard grads: Truth matter of 'life & death'

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — The Washington Post's top editor told Harvard University graduates Thursday that facts and truth have...

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The Latest: U.N. chief warns of historic levels of famine

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some,...

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Del Mar to race earlier in July and without fans

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Del Mar will open its summer racing season on July 10 without fans in attendance and follow safety...

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Browns stay interested in Clowney while building solid line

CLEVELAND (AP) — Myles Garrett on one end. Jadeveon Clowney on the other.Just the thought of it elicited a quick smile from new...

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Rally rolls on as Wall Street heads for fourth straight gain

Wall Street is rallying again on Thursday, extending this week's climb built on hopes for a coming economic revival.The S&P 500...

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US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business reopenings

WASHINGTON (AP) — An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week despite the gradual reopening...

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Democratic lawmakers seek records on Russian ventilators

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to provide records related to the purchase of...

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Conference USA sets bowl lineup for 2020-25

DALLAS (AP) — Conference USA has secured its bowl lineup through the 2025 season, with seven guaranteed postseason appearances...

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Airlines increase job cuts as pandemic crushes air travel

Major airlines on both sides of the Atlantic are cutting even more jobs as they struggle to cope with a plunge in air travel...

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Buzz kill: Pot shops reopen, but some fear another shutdown

BOSTON (AP) — Marijuana shops in many states have enjoyed brisk business during the coronavirus pandemic. In New England? Not...

Business

Harbor Freight recalls jack stands that can fail under load

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s road safety agency is warning people not to use Pittsburgh Automotive jack stands sold by...

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Saturday classes for Oklahoma schools in case of 2nd surge

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department Department of Education on Thursday approved Saturday classes in case of...

Crime

Man charged in Mennonite woman's death grew up in the faith

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — In a forest clearing outside Flagstaff, Arizona, Sasha Krause was found cold and stiff, with a bullet...

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Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration may expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities in...

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In a NY state of mind, Guetta readies virus relief concert

NEW YORK (AP) — When hundreds of artists started singing from their living rooms when the coronavirus pandemic hit,...

Sports

Kentucky, Notre Dame meet this fall to begin 3-year series

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky and Notre Dame play this fall to begin a three-year series between two of college basketball’s...

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Taliban in Kabul to discuss prisoner releases under US deal

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A five-member Taliban team was in Kabul on Thursday to follow up on this week’s prisoner release by...

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

India had another record daily jump in coronavirus cases, while Russia reported a steady increase in its caseload even as it...

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Virginia lags in implementing extended unemployment benefits

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — When registered nurse Amanda Marsh lost her job working from her Virginia home as a health plan medical...

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For top U.S. virus experts, faith and science work together

NEW YORK (AP) — The relationship between faith and science has faced its share of strain during the coronavirus pandemic — but...

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Apple Music to launch its 1st radio show in Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Music is launching its first radio show in Africa.The streaming platform announced Thursday that “Africa...

Crime

Authorities: Oklahoma officer shoots man who stabbed him

WILBURTON, Okla. (AP) — A southeastern Oklahoma police officer fatally shot a knife-wielding man who attacked and stabbed him,...

Business

Trump's fossil fuel agenda gets pushback from federal judges

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal courts have delivered a string of rebukes to the Trump administration over what they found were...

Health

Court orders defiant Michigan barber to close his shop

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan court on Thursday ordered a barber to close his shop and stop defying the state's coronavirus...

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White House won't issue economic projections this summer

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House will not release its official midyear economic update this summer, declining to put its stamp...

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Chinese lawmakers endorse Hong Kong national security law

BEIJING (AP) — China’s legislature endorsed a national security law for Hong Kong on Thursday that has strained relations with...

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Doctors sue to block FDA abortion pill rule during pandemic

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Requiring patients to visit a hospital, clinic or medical office to get an abortion pill is...

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This Date in Baseball

June 31918 — Dutch Leonard of the Boston Red Sox pitched his second no-hitter, blanking the Detroit Tigers 5-0.1932 — Lou...

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China moves to quell Hong Kong protests with security law

HONG KONG (AP) — China officially ratified a plan Thursday to write a national security law for Hong Kong that exerts Beijing's...

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Officer in video forcing man into wall to be disciplined

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina officer seen on video forcing a handcuffed black man into a wall at a hotel will...

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AP Sportlight

June 31932 — Lou Gehrig becomes the first major league player to hit four consecutive home runs in a game, giving the New York...

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Body found in Oklahoma creek believed to be 2nd missing child

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A body found in an east Tulsa creek is believed to be that of a second missing toddler who disappeared with...

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US economy shrank at 5% annual rate in Q1

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at an even faster pace than initially estimated in the first three months of this...

Business

Hamilton Lane: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

BALA CYNWYD, Pa. (AP) _ Hamilton Lane Inc. (HLNE) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $20.6 million.On a...

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Orders for US big-ticket factory goods drop 17.2% in April

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. orders for big-ticket factory goods plunged for the second straight month in April as the coronavirus...

Sports

Column: Remembering an old family friend, Biff Pocoroba

ATLANTA (AP) — Ahh, that name.No doubt, one of the greatest baseball monikers of all time.If having such a splendid,...

Sports

Former Braves C Biff Pocoroba dies at 66; All-Star in 1978

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta catcher Biff Pocoroba, who played in the 1978 All-Star Game and was a backup on the Braves team...

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41 million have lost jobs since virus hit, but layoffs slow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly 2.1 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week, a sign that companies are still...

Business

Standard Solar Brings Value to Maryland Farm, Delivers Affordable, Predictable Power to WSSC Water with 2.7-Megawatt Solar Array

ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 28, 2020--Renewable energy is a natural fit for U.S. farms as they look for additional...

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Hoegh LNG: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) _ Hoegh LNG Partners LP (HMLP) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $5.5 million.On a...

Crime

Failed Maduro coup leader flew on pro-govt magnate's plane

MIAMI (AP) — It was mid-January and Jordan Goudreau was itching to get going on a secret plan to raid Venezuela and arrest...

Business

Golar LNG: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) _ Golar LNG Ltd. (GLNG) on Thursday reported a loss of $104.2 million in its first quarter.On a...

Business

Monro: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) _ Monro Muffler Brake Inc. (MNRO) on Thursday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $3.8 million, after...

Crime

Bipartisan opposition leaves surveillance bill in doubt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation extending surveillance authorities the FBI sees as vital in fighting terrorism was thrown into...

Business

Sanderson Farms: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

LAUREL, Miss. (AP) _ Sanderson Farms Inc. (SAFM) on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $6.1 million.On a...

Health

Lives Lost: Veteran guarded Nazis during war crimes trial

Emilio DiPalma was, as he liked to say, just a kid from western Massachusetts when he found himself in a front-row seat to...

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Burlington Stores: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

BURLINGTON, N.J. (AP) _ Burlington Stores Inc. (BURL) on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $333.7 million, after...

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REX: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) _ REX American Resources Corp. (REX) on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $7.6 million, after...

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Citi Trends: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) _ Citi Trends Inc. (CTRN) on Thursday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $20.9 million, after reporting...

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'Master Thief' burglar hopes to catch break on sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A self-described “master thief” career criminal is hoping to catch a break on his prison sentence from...

Business

Titan Machinery: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) _ Titan Machinery Inc. (TITN) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $2.3 million, after...

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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked...

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5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Your daily look at nonvirus stories in the news:1. VIOLENCE AGAIN ROCKS MINNEAPOLIS Protests over the death of George Floyd in...

Business

Lumber Liquidators: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (LL) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $12.2 million,...

Business

Tech Data: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) _ Tech Data Corp. (TECD) on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $48.1 million.The...

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Hong Kong's business hub status imperiled by security law

HONG KONG (AP) — A national security law proposed by China could imperil Hong Kong’s status as one of the world’s best places...

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Hard-line former Tehran mayor named Iran parliament speaker

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's parliament elected a former mayor of Tehran tied to the Revolutionary Guard as its...

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Flex LNG: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) _ Flex LNG Ltd. (FLNG) on Thursday reported a loss of $14.9 million in its first quarter.The Hamilton,...

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Mayor: Officer who put knee on man's neck should be charged

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges against the white police officer seen on...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

BASEBALLNEW YORK (AP) — Baseball players appeared likely to propose more regular-season games this year while holding to their...

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Asian shares mixed after Wall Street rally; Hong Kong lower

BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed after an upbeat open on Thursday, as investors pinned their hopes on an economic rebound...

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Mail-in voting could turn Election Day into Election Week

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on...

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Protesters stop LA freeway traffic, smash patrol car windows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of people protesting the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody blocked a Los Angeles...

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Texas court: Virus fear alone not enough for mail balloting

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas officials fighting to block widespread mail-in voting during the pandemic claimed victory after the...

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College student wanted in 2 Connecticut slayings is captured

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A college student sought by police as a suspect in a crime spree including two slayings in Connecticut...

Crime

Officer, woman shot and killed in Grand Forks incident

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — A Grand Forks police officer died and a woman was shot dead as law officers attempted to serve...

Business

Minnesota man regrets questioning black tenants in building

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota venture capitalist said it was a mistake to question a group of black businessmen about being...

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Inquiry into Russia probe carries political consequences

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr says he doesn't expect a criminal inquiry into the origins of the Russia...

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Body of Dallas-area man, 19, recovered from Lake Texoma

KINGSTON, Okla. (AP) — The body of a Dallas-area man missing since early Monday was found Wednesday on the Oklahoma banks of...

Health

The Latest: South Korea's central bank lowers rate to 0.5%

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some,...

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Official says defiant Michigan barbershop is health threat

DETROIT (AP) — A barbershop that has been operating in defiance of Michigan's coronavirus restrictions poses an “imminent...

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Nation's capital set to begin a gradual reopening on Friday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital will begin a gradual reopening Friday, even as Mayor Muriel Bowser warns that it...

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ConocoPhillips Completes Sale of Interests in Australia-West

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 27, 2020--ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today announced the completion of the sale of its...

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Pompeo says Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong...

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A fugitive University of Connecticut student wanted in 2 slayings has been captured after a multi-state search

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A fugitive University of Connecticut student wanted in 2 slayings has been captured after a multi-state...

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Trump threatens Twitter over fact checks: What's next?

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Twitter has taken the unprecedented step of adding fact-check warnings to two of President Donald...

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Arizona sues Google over 'deceptive' location tracking

PHOENIX (AP) — Google kept tabs on the whereabouts of its users even if they had turned off location tracking, an Arizona...

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Sam Johnson, ex-Texas GOP congressman and Vietnam POW, dies

Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, a military pilot who spent years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before serving more than two...

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FBI: Florida man scouted terror targets and attack weapons

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is charged with providing material support to the Islamic State extremist group,...

Sports

Report: Basketball Hall delaying enshrinement ceremony

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Basketball Hall of Fame chairman Jerry Colangelo told ESPN that the enshrinement ceremony for Kobe...

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LA allows shopping, worship sooner than expected in pandemic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retail shops and offices were allowed to open Wednesday and the largest Roman Catholic archdiocese in the...

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Cheyenne Frontier Days canceled for 1st time in 124 years

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Cheyenne Frontier Days was canceled Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic, marking the first time...

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Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress, has died at 89

PLANO, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Sam Johnson, Vietnam prisoner of war who later served more than 2 decades in Congress,...

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Military virus aid could look different if 2nd wave hits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper said that as the U.S. military prepares for another potential wave of the...

Health

New 'Hunger Games' book sells more than 500,000 copies

NEW YORK (AP) — A decade after the “Hunger Games” series had apparently ended, readers were clearly ready for more.Suzanne...

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Mexican drug lord pleads poverty in bid to escape arrest

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, a notorious underworld figure who is on the FBI’s most wanted list for the...

Sports

NASCAR Cup race in Charlotte pushed back day because of rain

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Rain washed out the Cup Series race Wednesday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway — a slight break for...

Health

US death toll from coronavirus surges past 100,000 people

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The U.S. surpassed a jarring milestone Wednesday in the coronavirus pandemic: 100,000 deaths.That number...

Health

NHL monitoring situation before choosing where to play games

Concerns about Canadian coronavirus restrictions could push hockey south of the 49th parallel into the U.S. this summer.Seven...

Crime

Ex-LA council top aide to plead guilty in $1M bribery scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former top aide to Los Angeles City Council member Jose Huizar will plead guilty to a federal racketeering...

Crime

False news swirls around Minneapolis officer in fatal arrest

A Minneapolis police officer videotaped on Monday holding a black man to the ground with his knee during an arrest has become...

Health

US Congress approves China sanctions over ethnic crackdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress voted Wednesday to toughen the U.S. response to a brutal Chinese crackdown on ethnic minorities,...

Health

Biden says nation grieves for 100,000 US coronavirus victims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden released a video Wednesday evening marking the grim U.S. milestone of 100,000 Americans killed by...

Health

Boeing cuts 12,000 jobs, resumes production of grounded jet

Boeing is cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs through layoffs and buyouts as the coronavirus pandemic seizes the travel...

Crime

Texas woman arrested for confronting couple with hammer

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas woman accused of using a hammer to threaten a vacationing couple who she mistakenly referred to as...

Sports

Houston's White out for year after injuring knee in workout

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston forward Fabian White Jr. will have knee surgery this week and miss this season after injuring himself in...

Business

Democrats: White House letter on watchdogs 'disrespectful'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats say a White House letter declaring that President Donald Trump followed the law when he...

Health

Tennessee to halt sharing COVID-19 patient data

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will soon stop providing the names and addresses of COVID-19 patients to first responders,...

Health

Disney, SeaWorld announce plans for Florida parks to reopen

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — SeaWorld and Walt Disney World will reopen in Orlando, Florida, in June and July after months of...

Crime

Biden accuser's credentials, expert testimony under scrutiny

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — State prosecutors in California are investigating the credentials that Tara Reade, the former Senate...

Health

Victim in police encounter had started new life in Minnesota

Before he died after being pinned for minutes beneath a Minneapolis police officer's knee, George Floyd was suffering the same...

Health

Keselowski looks to heat up market with 2nd Charlotte win

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The caution that sent the Coca-Cola 600 to overtime both continued Chase Elliott's bad week and gave Brad...

Health

The Latest: NBA reminding teams players overseas can return

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The NBA reminded its teams Wednesday that...

Health

'Bummed out': SpaceX launch scrubbed because of bad weather

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit...

Health

NWSL returning to play with summertime tournament in Utah

Pro soccer returns to the U.S. next month when the National Women's Soccer League starts a 25-game tournament in a pair of...

Health

Lawsuit: Ultra refuses refunds for canceled music festival

MIAMI (AP) — Two men are suing organizers of Ultra Music Festival, claiming they were denied refunds after the the three-day...

Crime

Puerto Rico court orders new murder trial for judge's son

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The son of a federal judge convicted in 2014 of killing his wife in one of Puerto Rico’s most...

Business

Governor orders probe of failed dams that caused flooding

West Bloomfield, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday demanded an investigation to determine what caused two dams in...

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Oklahoma high court says redistricting petition can go ahead

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group that wants a bipartisan commission, instead of state lawmakers, to redraw Oklahoma’s legislative...

News

US indicts ex-Venezuelan lawmaker linked with Maduro

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. authorities filed charges Wednesday against a former Venezuelan lawmaker linked with President...

Health

Coronavirus, pouring rain can't dampen New Orleans' seniors

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Neither the coronavirus pandemic nor rain showers could deter the 2020 graduating class of the New Orleans...

Health

Companies unveil plans to resume river cruises on US waters

GUILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A small cruise company says it plans to be the first to begin cruising again on U.S. waters since the...

Health

For launch spectators, storms more worrisome than virus

TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — For the spectators gathered along the Space Coast on Wednesday for an astronaut launch, the rumbling...

Health

Trump's plan to celebrate space launch hits weather snag

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to celebrate the first space launch of American astronauts from U.S....

Crime

Police: Soldier saved lives by stopping shooter on bridge

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A soldier stationed in Kansas saved “countless lives” Wednesday when he hit a man with his car as the...

Health

Man who hanged effigy of Kentucky governor fired from job

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A protester who participated in hanging an effigy of Kentucky's governor at an armed rally on the State...

Sports

Brown says learning must be accelerated on Seahawks O-line

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Whenever the Seattle Seahawks finally get together in person, Duane Brown will see plenty of unfamiliar...

Health

History in the making as House cast proxy votes in pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's a day for the history books on Capitol Hill: For the first time, House lawmakers were voting by proxy,...

Health

Reaction to the death of AIDS activist, writer Larry Kramer

NEW YORK (AP) — Reaction to the death of Larry Kramer, the AIDS activist and playwright who turned his fury into mass protests...

Health

Oklahoma seeks federal help to beat unemployment fraud

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An investigation into fraudulent unemployment claims made during the coronavirus pandemic has been turned...

Sports

NCAA makes Juzang eligible at UCLA for next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kentucky transfer Johnny Juzang can play basketball for UCLA this winter.The NCAA on Wednesday approved a...

Health

American virus deaths at 100,000: What does a number mean?

The fraught, freighted number of this particular American moment is a round one brimming with zeroes: 100,000. A hundred...

Business

Spartan Stores: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) _ Spartan Stores Inc. (SPTN) on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $15.4 million.On a...

Health

Nevada casinos to reopen; America can't get enough pizza

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments...

Sports

Report: Hurley accused Arizona State AD in booster scandal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State men's basketball coach Bobby Hurley sent an email to Ray Anderson last season alleging the...

Health

Larry Kramer, playwright and AIDS activist, dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) — Larry Kramer, the playwright whose angry voice and pen raised theatergoers’ consciousness about AIDS and roused...

Health

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___May 27The New York Post on Twitter fact-checking President...

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U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 100,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 100,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins...

Sports

Criticism doesn't alter Sabres GM's plan to build with youth

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jason Botterill is very much aware of the criticism he’s attracted overseeing a Buffalo Sabres team that...

Health

Larry Kramer used voice, pen to raise consciousness on AIDS

NEW YORK (AP) — Time never softened the urgency of Larry Kramer’s demands.Theatergoers leaving a celebrated revival of Kramer’s...

Business

States, cities challenge Trump mileage standards rollback

DENVER (AP) — Nearly two dozen states and several cities on Wednesday filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s...

Health

Loved ones reunite at an oasis on closed US-Canada border

BLAINE, Wash. (AP) — Alec de Rham sat with his back against a stone obelisk marked “International Boundary” as he and his wife...

Health

Human services chief: jobless claims came 'in a tsunami'

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio faced an unprecedented surge in unemployment claims almost overnight as the pandemic led to widespread...

Business

OSHA: 3 willful violations led to plant blasts in Texas

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. officials cited the owners of a Southeast Texas chemical plant where November blasts and fires injured...

Health

AP-NORC poll: Half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working furiously to create one succeed, a...

Health

Will mail-in voting turn Election Day into Election Week?

A shift to mail voting is increasing the chances that Americans will not know the winner of November’s presidential race on...

Health

Business Highlights

___CEO pay has topped $12.3M. Can it keep rising post-pandemic?NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs topped $12.3 million at the biggest...

Crime

University police chief tapped for missing persons post

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Cherokee Nation citizen who is a veteran law enforcement officer was selected to serve as Oklahoma’s...

Health

Through kids' eyes: Virus outbreak brings sadness, fear, joy

CHICAGO (AP) — These are children of the pandemic.In the far-north Canadian town of Iqaluit, one boy has been glued to the news...

Health

UFC, boxing back on in Vegas after Nevada approves return

Mixed martial arts and boxing are back in business in Nevada.The Nevada Athletic Commission unanimously agreed Wednesday to...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Financial, industrial and health care companies helped drive stocks on Wall Street broadly higher Wednesday, extending the...

Health

Canada judge rules Huawei CFO's extradition case can proceed

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian judge ruled Wednesday the U.S. extradition case against a senior Huawei executive...

Health

New York City now alone in state in keeping economy closed

NEW YORK (AP) — Long Island became the latest region of New York to begin easing some restrictions put in place to curb the...

Business

Knot Offshore: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

ABERDEEN, Britain (AP) _ Knot Offshore Partners LP (KNOP) on Wednesday reported a first-quarter loss of $6.1 million, after...

Business

Universal Corp.: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) _ Universal Corp. (UVV) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $15.6 million.The Richmond,...

Business

Amerco: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

RENO, Nev. (AP) _ Amerco (UHAL) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $122.4 million.The Reno, Nevada-based...

Business

PG&E's bankruptcy trial opens with attacks on voting process

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — An effort to block Pacific Gas and Electric's path out of bankruptcy kicked off Wednesday's trial on...

Health

Sporting goods industry hit or miss during pandemic

GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Brian Morris faced a difficult scenario when the coronavirus pandemic started leading to shutdowns across...

Health

Fed report notes businesses less optimistic about economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses across the country surveyed by the Federal Reserve don’t appear to share the Trump...

Sports

Deadline for Triple Crown nominations extended to June 3

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The final deadline to nominate horses to the rescheduled Triple Crown series is June 3.Owners and...

Business

Appeals court sides with tech giants in activists' lawsuit

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused Twitter, Facebook and other tech giants of...

Health

KNOT Offshore Partners LP: Earnings Release—Interim Results for the Period Ended March 31, 2020

ABERDEEN, Scotland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 27, 2020-- HighlightsFor the three months ended March 31, 2020, KNOT Offshore Partners...

Crime

Body found in river may be that of missing Oklahoma child

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Police in Tulsa said Wednesday that a body found in a river in eastern Oklahoma was believed to be that of...

Business

NetApp: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) _ NetApp Inc. (NTAP) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $196 million.The...

Sports

AP Source: NFL drops booth official proposal to aid calls

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL has tabled a proposal for a booth official who would aid calls by using a video feed, a person familiar...

News

Bertha forms, hits South Carolina coast, dissipates in a day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha surprised the South Carolina coast Wednesday, forming, making landfall within two...

Business

Toll Brothers: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) _ Toll Brothers Inc. (TOL) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $75.7 million.On a per-share...

Business

Credit Acceptance: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (AP) _ Credit Acceptance Corp. (CACC) on Wednesday reported a first-quarter loss of $83.8 million, after...

Health

Kentucky election laws draw court challenge amid virus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's new law requiring people to show a government-issued photo ID to vote drew a court challenge...

Sports

Grand Slam winners to play in new Charleston tennis event

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Australian Open champions Victoria Azarenka and Sofia Kenin and U.S. Open winners Sloane Stephens and...

Health

Lake of the Ozarks business owner defends actions

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — The owner of a business that hosted crowded pool parties over the Memorial Day weekend at Missouri’s Lake...

Business

Autodesk: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) _ Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $66.5 million, after...

Business

Semtech: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) _ Semtech Corp. (SMTC) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $9.6 million.The Camarillo,...

Business

HP: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) _ HP Inc. (HPQ) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $764 million.The Palo Alto,...

Business

Box: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) _ Box Inc. (BOX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $25.6 million in its fiscal first quarter.The...

Health

AP PHOTOS: Funerals become lonely affairs amid pandemic

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mohammad Altaf, the generous spirit. Eudiana Smith, the trailblazer. Servius Collin, the caretaker....

Sports

Pens F Bjugstad out for season after having spinal surgery

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins will head into whatever becomes of the NHL postseason without forward Nick...

Health

US communities face tough choices on opening public pools

MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Public pools will look very different this summer if they open at all with the coronavirus threat still...

News

DOJ lawyer named new US attorney in Texas after resignation

DALLAS (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has named a Department of Justice lawyer to succeed the top federal prosecutor for...

Business

Workday: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

PLEASANTON, Calif. (AP) _ Workday Inc. (WDAY) on Wednesday reported a loss of $158.4 million in its fiscal first quarter.The...

Business

QAD Inc.: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) _ QAD Inc. (QADB) on Wednesday reported a loss of $410,000 in its fiscal first quarter.The Santa...

Business

Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt is Saturday.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — Bad weather postpones first launch of NASA astronauts from Florida in nine years. Next attempt...

Business

QAD: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) _ QAD Inc. (QADA) on Wednesday reported a loss of $410,000 in its fiscal first quarter.On a...

Health

Experts say US coronavirus death count is flawed, but close

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. is hitting a tragic milestone: 100,000 dead from the coronavirus. But is that number right?The...

Health

Title IX major factor for colleges looking at sports cuts

Financially challenged schools considering cutting sports in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are making difficult...

Business

US clamps down on waivers tied to Iran's nuclear cooperation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration announced Wednesday it is ending nearly all of the last vestiges of U.S. sanctions...

Business

Nutanix: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) _ Nutanix Inc. (NTNX) on Wednesday reported a loss of $240.7 million in its fiscal third quarter.The San...

Health

Ross Stripling pitches ... financial advice during pandemic

Ross Stripling has spent much of the last two months working on an island —- the one in the kitchen of his Houston home.With...

Crime

Judge sets June 4 hearing for suspects in Arbery slaying

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia judge has scheduled a hearing next week for three men charged with murder in the fatal shooting...

News

Oklahoma high court: State must accept ballot petitions

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma secretary of state's office must accept a group's petitions to get a question on the November...

Sports

Knicks hire 3 executives to work in Rose's front office

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks hired three executives Wednesday as they build the front office around new President Leon...

Health

In pandemic, using drones to drop medical supplies from sky

With a loud whir and a whoosh, a fixed-wing drone slingshots out of a medical warehouse, zips through hazy skies at 80 mph,...

Health

Northwest Iowa county with meat plant sees coronavirus spike

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A northwest Iowa county that is home to a meatpacking plant has seen nearly 500 coronavirus cases in...

Crime

Warrants describe nightmarish child abuse case in Tennessee

KINGSTON, Tenn. (AP) — Arrest warrants in a Tennessee couple's abuse case describe a hellish existence for four children in...

Sports

Robert Fegg taking over for Bill Tavares as USA Luge coach

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Robert Fegg is taking over as coach of USA Luge's national team, the organization said Wednesday.Fegg...

Health

Board suspends budget cuts for struggling Puerto Rico

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances approved a revised fiscal plan on...

News

Glazed or jelly? Doughnuts lure city-roaming bear into trap

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Glazed or jelly? A black bear roaming around a Florida city proved no match for the doughnuts that...

News

Robb Forman Dew, prize-winning novelist, dead at 73

NEW YORK (AP) — Robb Forman Dew, a prize-winning fiction writer who drew upon her small-town Ohio background for such novels as...

Crime

Florida homeowner fatally shot man who smashed through door

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A Florida homeowner fatally shot a Georgia man who broke through his front door and began beating a...

Business

In a first since the shuttle days, NASA astronauts head to the launch pad to rocket into orbit from Florida.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP) — In a first since the shuttle days, NASA astronauts head to the launch pad to rocket into orbit...

Crime

Court: Mental provider not liable in Florida school shooting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A mental health provider cannot be held liable for the actions of a man accused of a 2018 Florida...

Health

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired...

Business

NASA chief "all in" for Tom Cruise to film on space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is rolling out the International Space Station’s red carpet for Tom Cruise to make a movie in...

Business

Ex-NY subway boss named to head London transit system

LONDON (AP) — Former New York subway boss Andy Byford has been named London’s new transit commissioner, overseeing Transport...

Health

Pandemic disrupts rites of passage for many devout families

NEW YORK (AP) — For many religious families across the United States, the coronavirus has disrupted their most anticipated...

Health

Huge Washington unemployment fraud warning to other states

SEATTLE (AP) — The first word Seattle political consultant Dayna Lurie had that someone filed for unemployment benefits in her...

Business

White House letter doesn't explain why Trump fired watchdogs

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general in the last two months, the...

Health

Isolation hotel residents drained by "crippling" solitude

NEW YORK (AP) — Richard Schuster has faced combat, cancer and addiction, and after his most recent stint in rehab, he’s come...

Health

Brazil envoy says U.S. travel ban won't hurt relations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil's top diplomat in Washington has waved aside suggestions that relations with the U.S. have been hurt...

News

In 'Wild World,' singer Kip Moore turns a mirror on himself

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — When country singer Kip Moore wasn’t performing, he was traveling the world to places like Iceland and...

Business

Suspension rust problem forces Mitsubishi to recall vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 223,000 vehicles in Canada and cold-weather U.S. states because parts of the...

Health

US priest who founded Knights of Columbus to be beatified

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The founder of the Knights of Columbus, the influential U.S.-based lay Catholic organization, is moving a...

News

Tropical Storm Bertha makes landfall on South Carolina's coast shortly after forming

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha makes landfall on South Carolina's coast shortly after forming.

News

St. Cloud diocese in Minnesota to pay abuse victims $22.5M

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (AP) — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Cloud in Minnesota will pay sexual abuse victims $22.5 million and...

Crime

Officials: Prison reform advocate rehearsed jail break plans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A longtime prison reform advocate accused of preparing to stage an escape at a Tennessee jail that's...

News

Tropical Storm Bertha has formed off the South Carolina coast and is expected to bring heavy rainfall

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Bertha has formed off the South Carolina coast and is expected to bring heavy rainfall.

News

Documentary focuses on unlikely champion of Mexican cuisine

NEW YORK (AP) — If you add garlic to your guacamole, we have bad news: You're not doing it right. Do you mince the onion?...

Business

Dorian LPG: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Dorian LPG Ltd. (LPG) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $29.4 million, after...

Business

CorVel: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) _ CorVel Corp. (CRVL) on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $11.7 million.On a per-share...

Business

Photronics: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

BROOKFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Photronics Inc. (PLAB) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $6.3 million.On a...

Business

IMedia Brands: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) _ IMedia Brands, Inc. (IMBI) on Wednesday reported a loss of $6.8 million in its fiscal first...

Business

Woman fired after backlash from racist park confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — The verbal dispute between a white woman with an unleashed dog and a black man bird watching in Central Park...

Business

Golden Ocean Group: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

HAMILTON HM 08, Bermuda (AP) _ Golden Ocean Group Ltd. (GOGL) on Wednesday reported a loss of $160.8 million in its first...

Health

Rubio warns of foreign actors amplifying virus conspiracies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Marco Rubio, the new Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is warning that foreign...

Health

Tuesday's Sports in Brief

AUTO RACINGCONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott gained a measure of revenge against Kyle Busch on Tuesday night — and then let...

Health

California lays out pandemic rules for church reopenings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rabbi Shalom Rubanowitz looks forward to reopening his synagogue doors — if his congregation can balance the...

Sports

Sweet 16: NHL playoffs qualifying round tough to predict

The NHL's regular season is over and the chase for the Stanley Cup is on if hockey returns this summer.The league settled on a...

Health

The Latest: India surpasses 150,000 virus cases

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some,...

Health

Asia stocks mixed on uncertainty over Hong Kong security law

Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday as U.S.-Chinese tension over Hong Kong competed with optimism about recovery from the...

Health

AP-NORC poll: About half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine if they could, while many are unsure or would refuse

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — AP-NORC poll: About half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine if they could, while many are unsure...

Health

World watches as South Korea cautiously returns to life

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The baseball league is on. Students have begun returning to school. And people are increasingly...

Sports

Reports: 2 horses trained by Bob Baffert fail drug tests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two horses from the barn of two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert have tested positive for a...

Health

Nevada to reopen casinos June 4, welcoming tourists again

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday night that he would allow casinos to reopen June 4, welcoming...

News

California sues over sex misconduct on 'Criminal Minds' set

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The state of California filed a lawsuit Tuesday against CBS, Disney and producers of the long-running series...

Health

Can Trump feel your pain? US nears haunting virus milestone

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rubble of buildings and lives, modern U.S. presidents have met national trauma with words such as...

Health

Congress shifts attention to overhauling small-business aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest...

Health

Biden knocks Trump for 'this macho stuff' in shunning masks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Tuesday that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of...

Health

Board: Puerto Rico to see 65% surplus drop amid debt crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico’s finances prepared to vote Wednesday on a...

Health

Detroit ex-mayor Kilpatrick won't be leaving prison early

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption, has been...

Sports

Elliott ends Busch's win streak, collects $100,000 bounty

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Chase Elliott gained a measure of revenge against Kyle Busch on Tuesday night — and then let him know...

Health

Abortion rights groups drop suit over abortion ordinances

DALLAS (AP) — Two reproductive rights groups have dropped their lawsuit against seven small East Texas towns that had declared...

Health

US company trials coronavirus vaccine candidate in Australia

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A U.S. biotechnology company began injecting a coronavirus vaccine candidate into people in...

Sports

NJ Devils season comes to end as NHL plots playoff plan

The New Jersey Devils' season came to an end on Tuesday after the NHL abandoned the rest of the regular season and announced...

Health

GOP govs offer states as alternative RNC convention host

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two GOP governors are offering up their states to host the Republican National Convention — a day after...

Health

The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with 30,000 fans

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard...

Health

In an early US coronavirus hot spot, business slowly reopens

NEW YORK (AP) — The suburbs north of New York City eased outbreak restrictions, and the trading floor of the New York Stock...

Health

Biden campaign names national director for voter protection

DETROIT (AP) — Joe Biden has hired a national director for voter protection, a role his campaign says will focus broadly on...

Health

Beshear condemns rally where he was hung in effigy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Vowing not to back down after armed protesters gathered near his home and hung him in effigy, the...

Health

Trump committed to July 4 celebration despite lawmaker alarm

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump remains committed to holding a Fourth of July...

Health

In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

For the first time, Twitter has flagged some of President Donald Trump's tweets with a fact-check warning.On Tuesday, Twitter...

Health

NHL moves ahead with 24-team playoff format if play resumes

The NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 — if it is...

Health

US closes probes into 3 senators over their stock trades

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has closed investigations into stock trading by Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California,...

Business

Citgo sues Miami firm over millions lost in Venezuela fraud

MIAMI (AP) — When the U.S. recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as the nation's rightful leader last year it did...

Crime

Coroner IDs Mississippi man killed in road rage encounter

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Authorities on Tuesday identified a Mississippi man who was shot to death during a road rage...

Crime

Video showing Michigan deputy punching woman sparks protests

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan sheriff's deputy is seen on video punching a black woman in the head several times during...

Health

For trade students, online classes can't replicate hands-on

PHOENIX (AP) — Like students across the U.S., Christa Schall was working toward graduation when the coronavirus closed her...

Business

Big Oil loses appeal, climate suits go to California courts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Big Oil lost a pair of court battles Tuesday that could lead to trials in lawsuits by California cities and...

Sports

LAFC will seek new name for Banc of California Stadium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC will seek a new name for its 2-year-old Banc of California Stadium after the Major League...

Health

Kansas governor vetoes limits on her power but loosens rules

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas' Democratic governor on Tuesday vetoed a sweeping Republican coronavirus measure that would have...

Business

PG&E nears end of bankruptcy amid persisting safety worries

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric limped into bankruptcy vilified for its long-running neglect of a crumbling...

Health

Stocks rise on Wall Street, but US braces for 100,000 deaths

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks surged on Wall Street to their highest levels since the business shutdowns took hold in the U.S. over...

Crime

Victim's wife says fugitive student sought their neighbor

WILLINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A college student police say is an armed fugitive after killing two people was looking for a young...

Crime

FBI: only 1 attacker in Texas naval base shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — The FBI said Tuesday that its investigation points to only one attacker in the shooting at a Texas naval air...

Health

Trump's convention demand comes amid Charlotte virus surge

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s demand for a full-capacity Republican convention in August is putting pressure...

Health

Feds: West Virginia mail carrier altered ballot requests

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia postal carrier has been charged with attempted election fraud after eight mail-in...

Health

Some US bases to take steps to normal operations this week

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some military bases will be able to begin bringing back some personnel and take the first major step toward a...

Sports

Jalen Ramsey won't skip Rams camp; deal 'will get handled'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jalen Ramsey says he will definitely report to training camp with the Los Angeles Rams for the final year of...

Crime

Virginia school board defends transgender bathroom ban

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board defended its transgender bathroom ban before a federal appeals court Tuesday, as a...

Health

Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus to small business aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest...

Health

Justice Department defends Alabama absentee ballot rule

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s requirement to have witnesses sign an absentee ballot is not a violation of the Voting Rights...

Health

Officer to be disciplined for racist email about virus masks

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma police officer will be disciplined for violating department policy when he responded to an...

Business

AP Source: Pistons starting search for general manager

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are beginning a search for a candidate who could became the team’s general manager,...

Sports

Chris Dufresne, heralded college football writer, dies at 62

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Dufresne, an award-winning former sports writer for the Los Angeles Times, has died. He was 62.He died...

News

Georgia woman, brother OK after turtle strikes car window

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia woman and her brother were not seriously hurt after a turtle launched through the air and became...

Health

Walt Disney World presenting plans for reopening parks

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Walt Disney World is presenting its plans for reopening after being shuttered along with Florida's other...

Business

Virgin Orbit analyzing data to find cause of rocket failure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Virgin Orbit engineers were analyzing data Tuesday to find out what caused the maiden flight of its...

Health

Michigan governor: Husband's call about boat was just humor

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer acknowledged Tuesday that her husband dropped her name in an effort to get his...

News

Body of missing Oklahoma boy, 9, found in nearby pond

ATOKA, Oklahoma (AP) — The body of a 9-year-old Oklahoma boy who had gone missing was found in a pond near his home,...

Health

Most Medicare enrollees could get insulin for $35 a month

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Medicare recipients could pay less for insulin under a deal President Donald Trump announced Tuesday in...

Health

Kansas City, St. Louis leaders urge lakegoers to quarantine

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Leaders in Kansas City, St. Louis and the state of Kansas urged people who partied close together at...

Crime

Man pleads not guilty to murdering missing Missouri wife

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Tuesday in the presumed death of his Chinese...

Business

Judge strikes down US energy leasing rules in bird habitat

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A U.S. judge has dealt another blow to the Trump administration's efforts to increase domestic oil and...

Health

Watchdog who found hospital shortages unfazed by Trump barbs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The author of a federal report that found U.S. hospitals faced severe shortages of coronavirus test supplies...

Health

Dangerous blood clots pose a perplexing coronavirus threat

First came a high fever, drenching sweats and muscle aches. Then, almost a month later, a weird numbness that spread down the...

Sports

Texas Tech's Davide Moretti turning pro back home in Italy

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech guard Davide Moretti is skipping his final season to turn pro with Olimpia Milano is his home...

Health

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Tuesday as hopes for economic recovery overshadow worries over the coronavirus...

Business

Police to acknowledge press protections after disputed raid

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police have acknowledged the need to uphold press protections as part of a settlement with a...

Sports

Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossed

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new...

Crime

Sonar used to search Oklahoma pond for 2 missing children

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Searchers used sonar on Tuesday to examine a Tulsa pond for two young children last seen days ago with...

Health

Memorial Day weekend shootings leave 10 dead in Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago saw its deadliest Memorial Day weekend for gun violence since 2015, a jarring reminder that even a...

Health

Kansas’ Democratic governor vetoes GOP bill that would have limited her emergency powers during the coronavirus pandemic

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ Democratic governor vetoes GOP bill that would have limited her emergency powers during the...

Business

Kim Pegula to AP: Botterill returning as Sabres' GM

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has ownership’s backing to return for a fourth season...

Business

CBL: 1Q Earnings Snapshot

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) _ CBL & Associates Properties Inc. (CBL) on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its...

Health

NYSE floor reopens, traders buy shares of Crocs, airlines

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments...

Business

Weather better for historic SpaceX launch of NASA astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — With the weather looking up, SpaceX and NASA officials vowed Tuesday to keep crew safety the top...

Business

Cavco: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

PHOENIX (AP) _ Cavco Industries Inc. (CVCO) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $12 million.On a per-share...

Business

Ooma: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot

SUNNYVALE, Calif. (AP) _ Ooma Inc. (OOMA) on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.1 million in its fiscal first quarter.On a per-share...

Business

ViaSat: Fiscal 4Q Earnings Snapshot

CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) _ ViaSat Inc. (VSAT) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $1.6 million.The Carlsbad,...

Business

Keysight: Fiscal 2Q Earnings Snapshot

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) _ Keysight Technologies Inc. (KEYS) on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $71 million.On...

Health

France deploys $8.8 billion to rescue ailing car industry

PARIS (AP) — France’s government is injecting more than 8 billion euros ($8.8 billion) to save the country’s car industry from...

Crime

Judge whose anti-rape advice was 'close your legs' loses job

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A judge who suggested that a woman seeking a restraining order could “close your legs” to prevent a sexual...

News

Trump-appointed US attorney in Texas abruptly resigns

DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. attorney in Texas who was appointed by President Donald Trump announced his resignation Tuesday, providing...

Sports

Ex-De Paul player Jalen Coleman-Lands signs with Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Former DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is joining Iowa State as a graduate transfer.Iowa State announced...

News

Minneapolis mayor: 4 officers involved in restraint death of black man have been fired

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minneapolis mayor: 4 officers involved in restraint death of black man have been fired.

News

GOP leader pulls support for California candidate over posts

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. House's top Republican on Tuesday withdrew his support for a Central California congressional...

Crime

New this week: Lady Gaga, 'Space Force,' Ghibli films on HBO

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and...

Health

McConnell discusses prospects for another round of relief

Faced with a collapsed job market, Congress needs to tend to unemployment insurance funds supporting millions thrown out of...

Sports

Fitzpatrick: modified schedule could benefit Steelers

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Minkah Fitzpatrick is missing the somewhat leisurely pace of the NFL's organized team activities, when free...

Business

Israel passes on Chinese bid for major desalination plant

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday awarded a contract to build a new desalination plant to a local company, turning down a bid...

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Lawyers appointed to look out for U. Mich. sex case victims

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday appointed three attorneys to look out for the interests of anyone who said they were...