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Updated 1 day, 19 hours ago

FROM THE AP: US holiday weekend adds to virus worries as case counts grow

Florida reported a record number of coronavirus cases on Saturday, the latest sign that the virus is surging in ...

Updated 18 hours, 55 minutes ago
FROM THE AP: Coronavirus testing a stress threat for athletic budgets

By ERIC OLSON

Updated 19 hours, 21 minutes ago
FROM THE AP: Debates turn emotional as schools decide how and if to open

School districts across America are in the midst of making wrenching decisions over how to resume classes in settings radically altered by the coronavirus pandemic, with school buses running below capacity, virtu...

Updated 19 hours, 24 minutes ago
FROM THE AP: Sheriff: 2 dead, 8 hurt in South Carolina nightclub shooting

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A shooting at a nightclub early Sunday left two people dead and eight wounded in South Carolina, a sheriff’s official said.

Updated 19 hours, 26 minutes ago
FROM THE AP: Former officer charged in Floyd’s death posts $750K bond

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer charged in the killing of George Floyd has been released from jail, according to Hennepin County jail records.

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
FROM THE AP: Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash

AMERICAN FORK, Utah (AP) — A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah.

Updated 1 day, 20 hours ago
FROM THE AP: Amid pandemic, fewer students seek federal aid for college

By COLLIN BINKLEY and LARRY FENN

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Cop who stopped Elijah McClain fired over chokehold photos

One of the three white officers who stopped Elijah McClain has been fired over photos showing colleagues reenacting the chokehold used on the Black man befor...

Updated 2 days, 14 hours ago
Investigation underway over police officers' TikTok videos

A newspaper reported that three police officers in Washington state are under investigation over videos posted to their personal social media accounts, including one that criticized a protest about defunding police

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
Union: Colorado officer fired in Elijah McClain photo probe

A suburban Denver police union says an officer has been fired amid an internal investigation into photographs showing officers near where Elijah McClain was ...

Updated 2 days, 17 hours ago
Redskins to have 'thorough review' of name amid race debate

The Washington Redskins are having a “thorough review” of their name

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
Montana sees 23rd virus death, 45 new cases reported

Montana health officials have confirmed 45 additional cases of COVID-19 and counted the 23rd death related to the coronavirus

Updated 2 days, 18 hours ago
Surge in state COVID-19 cases driven by eastern Washington

While the coronavirus first pounded the greater Seattle area, the epicenter has moved east across the Cascade Range

Updated 3 days, 13 hours ago
US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

The government is recommending that travelers wear face coverings during air travel and says airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing

Updated 3 days, 15 hours ago
Selah city lawyer: Family could be prosecuted for chalk art

A city attorney in a small town near Yakima says a family who put Black Lives Matter chalk art on their street could face prosecution if they do it again